Arts, Culture, Recreation in the Rochester New York Area | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

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Holiday Wreath Display and Silent Auction

Uniquely decorated wreaths on view in the Colonnade. All wreaths are created and donated by local garden clubs, businesses, or creative individuals and are available in a silent auction. Free to members; included with museum admission. Sponsored by the Eastman Museum Council.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/10/2019
Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday (closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
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Organization:

George Eastman Museum

Location:

900 East Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-271-3361

Candlelight Nights at Deer Run

Enjoy five stations of hors d'oeuvres paired with Deer Run wines surrounded by candlelight. Local items and pre-made gift baskets available in our tasting room for unique gift giving!
Dates: 
12/12/2019
12/19/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Location:

3772 West Lake Road
Geneseo, NY, 14454
United States

Phone:

(585) 346-0850

Holiday Homecoming at the George Eastman Museum

Festive displays, live music, family activities, cookies and punch, and a visit with Santa. Bring your cameras. Free to members; included with museum admission. No discounts or passes. Group reservations: (585) 327-4838 or complete the form at eastman.org/group-tours.
Dates: 
12/12/2019
5 pm - 8 pm
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Organization:

George Eastman Museum

Location:

900 East Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

5853274800

Janine the Bean Kitty Fundraiser at Enchanted Rose Garden

Come help support Janine and all she does for the cats of Rochester. Her cat rescue is different from most. Janine TNR's (trap, neuter & return) cats in one of the city’s poorest & crime riddled areas, She is a one woman band. Feeding and Rescuing for over 20 years funded out of her own pocket.
Dates: 
12/12/2019
4 pm- 7 pm
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Location:

1850 Penfield Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

585-264-1130

TEDxRochesterWomen 2019

This is our year to be bold and brilliant -- without apology. At TEDWomen in 2019, we're shining a spotlight on dazzling ideas from some of the world's most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators. Celebrating pioneers making power moves, brilliant people who are just getting started, and those who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates. TEDWomen 2019 will be no less than a joyful, thought-provoking celebration of smarts, savvy and diverse dynamism. TEDxRochesterWomen is proud to be hosting our third annual screening of some of the most inspiring talks and daring discussions from TEDWomen 2019. Join us as we celebrate being bold and brilliant, together, and empowering each other to shape a positive future. Space is limited. Reserve your seat now!
Dates: 
12/17/2019
4:30 pm - 8:30pm
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Location:

Rochester Museum and Science Center - Eisenhart Auditorium
657 East Avenue Eisenhart Auditorium
Rochester, NY, 14626
United States

Christmas Open House at Van Putte Gardens

Celebrate the season by coming to our Annual Christmas Open House, where kids can bring their list & visit with Santa from 11-2 p.m. All will enjoy browsing our holiday gift shop and warm greenhouse full of poinsettias and other traditional holiday plants while enjoying a variety of complimentary holiday treats, popcorn, hot cocoa and coffee. Let our Green Thumbs help you pick out the perfect Christmas tree and wreath… our Van Putte tradition of a free ornament with every tree purchase will help get your decorating started! Come home for the holidays to Van Putte Gardens.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
9 am – 6 pm
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Organization:

Van Putte Gardens

Location:

136 North Ave
Greece, NY, 14626
United States

Phone:

585-225-7770

Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display

This annual display features dozens of cleverly designed and deliciously decorated gingerbread houses and objects. As one of the Greater Rochester community's most beloved holiday traditions, Sweet Creations provides a visual and aromatic treat for visitors of all ages. Most of the confectionery creations are available for purchase through a silent auction, and winning bidders will be notified on the evening of December 12. Proceeds from the auction will help support future restoration projects of our National Historic Landmark property. A small number of gingerbread creations will remain on display until the end of the year. Free to members; included with museum admission. Sweet Creations is a project of the Eastman Museum Council.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/10/2019
Museum Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday (closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
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Organization:

George Eastman Museum

Location:

900 East Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-327-4800