Bivona Child Advocacy Center has again partnered with some of the brightest and most festively decorated homes in our area to bring you a fun, socially distant and family centered event! Bivona's Holiday Lights Tour is a great way to celebrate the holiday magic while supporting children in our community. Take the tour December 11-26, 2021! Grab your Sleigh Box and embark on a holiday adventure with family or friends from the comfort of your own car.
(Season extended until October 30, 2021 for one extra day of weekend fun on the farm!) Stokoe Farms is FUN for everyone! Enjoy all the fall feels at our park like setting. Activities, animals, special events, food, wagon rides, pumpkins and so much more! Not just for kids! The Marvelous Mutts Canine Spectacular is back and will make their triumphant return to Stokoe Farms! These rescue mutts will WOW you with their skills and melt your heart with their stories of rescue. Check our Events Calendar for all our special programs and events. Begins September 18th.
In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but multiple clues now tell us they are real. To find out about these bizarre objects, we’ll fly to the center of the Milky Way, out to a dying star, and back to the early universe.
Looking for cute Winter or Holiday pet photos!? We are excited to be hosting a family fun photo event with all proceeds going to Lollypop Farm Humane Society! Walk-ins welcome with a suggested $15 donation supporting this great cause!
We will have a cute backdrop, Fun Props, and more!
Presented with support from the Joseph Avenue Arts & Culture Alliance, this Spooky Celebration will feature baritone Jorell Williams and soprano Kearstin Piper Brown as they showcase fantastical and sometimes spooky songs. Singers will be in costume and audience members are encouraged to dress up too!
Join zoo naturalists and members of the community on a hike Sunday, November 7th from 10:00-11:30 AM at Seneca Park – (lower park, not zoo, starting at the Wegmans Lodge) to learn about and find invasive species in our local area
Live from Hochstein returns! Hosted by WXXI Classical's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community.
Each of these concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students, and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.
Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre November 16-21, as part of the 2021-2022 M&T Bank Broadway Season. Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
The Nutcracker's timeless tale of wonder and imagination has captivated audiences for nearly 130 years and has become a Rochester holiday tradition. Be whisked away to a magical land of sparkling snow and delectable sweets as enchanting dance from Rochester City Ballet pairs with Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky's unforgettable score, performed in all its glory by the RPO. This beloved story of a young girl's Christmas Eve dream never fails to touch the heart!
We're seeking volunteers to help maintain trails and bridges to ensure they are still in good shape and keep the Cumming Nature Center beautiful and visitor-friendly.
Thursday, September 9, 2021- 9:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, September 25, 2021- 9:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, October 7, 2021- 9:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, October 16, 2021- 9:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, October 30, 2021- 9:00am-2:00pm
The 2021 version of the annual Apple Tasting Tour is packed with new options for visiting and celebrating the apple! NEW Virtual experiences to include an on-line passport with trivia and features like curbside pickup at some stops. Ten locations, each unique, as is the taste and texture of apples. Plus we have five parks and twol restaurant sponsors this year. With so many places and options, U Pick your stops, U Pick the Way!
Sunflowers in August, Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and magic in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations.
Hours vary, see StokoeFarms.com for a detailed calendar.
Rochester's premiere karate school with 30 years experience. Classes & programs for age 4-adult. For Focus, Respect, Self Control and Fun! Karate Birthday parties too! **Martial Arts America has three locations**: Penfield (2160 Penfield Road (Parkside Commons Plaza) ), Brighton (3450 Winton Place), and Webster (1270 Creek Street (Near Baytowne Plaza)).
Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Partake in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
Plan a visit to Seneca Park Zoo to surround yourself with wildlife from around the world. Seneca Park Zoo is open 362 days a year and is only closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
Providing excellent music and dance instruction to anyone who is interested – regardless of age, level of skill, background, or ability to pay. Year-round classes and summer camps in music, dance, and other aspects of the arts for toddlers through adults. We aim to nurture and inspire each individual, and to welcome all to our community.
Wickham Farms is an amazing destination to spend a day in summer and fall! Enjoy 25+ fun farm attractions, delicious farm food, and endless photo opportunities on this beautiful farm. Summer events include Lavender Days and the Sunflower Spectacular, and the Fall Harvest Festival runs Labor Day - Halloween.
Entering into our 15th year, OFC Creations (Opportunities For Creativity) continues to enhance the arts throughout the Rochester area for all ages. Through shows, unique events, and educational classes - OFC is committed to giving back to our next generation. In summer 2020, OFC opened a brand new theatre in Brighton, the OFC Creations Theatre Center.
The new OFC Creations Theatre Center (3450 Winton Pl, Rochester, NY 14623), opened in July 2020, is a multi-purpose arts center focused on youth theater education and performances, mounting professional plays and musicals, hosting community events, presenting out-of-town entertainers, and providing much-needed performance space to local arts groups. The center offers classes in acting, singing, and dancing; school field trips and tours; community events; and theater camps during summer and school. OFC runs ROC Summer Theatre Experience: The largest theatre summer camp program in upstate NY.
Plan your next party or event at CountryMax! Choose from several exciting birthday party options for children or dogs. We also host field trips for schools, boy and girl scouts, 4-H groups, etc. Event rooms are also available for meetings and small gatherings. Store locations with event rooms include: Batavia, Baldwinsville, Brockport, Cortland, Henrietta, Ontario, Oswego, Spencerport and Webster.
RocVentures Climbing Gym has been in the Neighborhood of the Arts for 21 years. We serve adventure birthday parties, field trips, summer and school break camps, and (of course) indoor climbing and high ropes courses!
FLO produces fully staged operas of the highest caliber, offers training and performance opportunities through its young artist program, and seeks to cultivate and develop an appreciation of opera, bringing the art form to diverse audiences throughout the region.
Since its founding by George Eastman in 1922, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has been committed to enriching and inspiring our community through the art of music! Each year, your RPO provides the greater Rochester area with exceptional, engaging performances to enrich and inspire. Each season is crafted to create a diverse mix of education programs, progressive performances that blend genres, and showcase talented musicians.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. Eastview Mall location in Victor, NY.
Hoop It Up, is one of the most recognized and iconic basketball brands in the basketball community. Its brand is a cultural celebration filled with food, music, and exciting entertainment that brings athletes, family, friends, and fans to Kansas City to participate in a 3 on 3 community basketball tournament, for all ages and skill levels.