All seasons | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Rochester's online guide to arts, culture, & recreation!

Fit By Five Preschool

Fit by Five is a progressive preschool program for youngsters up to 5 years old. The program uses physical movement, like gymnastics and sports, to teach more effectively concepts like numbers, letters, vocabulary and reading.
2051 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-388-8686
43° 8' 5.9496" N, 77° 26' 34.2564" W

The Hochstein School

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.
50 N. Plymouth Ave
Rochester , NY , 14614
Phone: (585) 454-4596
43° 9' 21.24" N, 77° 36' 56.5596" W

Martial Arts America

Rochester's premiere karate school with 30 years experience. Classes & programs for age 4-adult. Bully busters, self defense, kickboxing. Birthday parties too! Three locations: Penfield, Brighton, Webster.
3450 Winton Place
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 475-9250
43° 5' 49.9344" N, 77° 34' 43.1832" W

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

FREE to visit and many opportunities for learning! Pet adoption, farm yard and petting area, humane education, outreach programs and services.
99 Victor Road
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330
43° 3' 39.582" N, 77° 23' 55.3056" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

YMCA - Lewis Street Child Care Center

The Lewis Street Child Care Center provides a variety of child care programs in a safe, positive environment that encourages parent involvement and allows each child to develop to his or her fullest potential.
53 Lewis Street
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: (585) 325-2572
43° 9' 53.7696" N, 77° 35' 47.6268" W

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

The JCC is a vibrant community center with state-of-the-art fitness, theatre, aquatics, and an array of programs and services for all ages. The JCC is the place for total wellness and provides sports and fitness programs, wellness services, early childhood education, before & after school care, summer camps, celebrations of Jewish holidays and traditions, and activities. The JCC is open and welcoming to all in the community.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W

Bristol Mountain

Great skiing, close by! Fall foliage sky lifts in October.
5662 Route 64
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1124
42° 44' 43.6596" N, 77° 24' 5.3316" W

The Artful Fairy

You'll find Fairy Magic at The Artful Fairy! Walk-in and Create Your Own Garden, have a Fairylicious Birthday Party or take one of our many Fairy Garden Classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St #3
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.5052" N, 77° 24' 27.8964" W

YMCA - Eastside (Penfield)

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Eastside YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
1835 Fairport Nine-Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-341-4000
43° 8' 58.9704" N, 77° 26' 14.5536" W

Eastman School of Music - Concert Office

Concert Information - many concerts open to the Rochester community are free and family-friendly.
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: (585) 274-1109
43° 9' 28.1124" N, 77° 36' 3.708" W

YMCA - Southwest

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Southwest YMCA is a place for families, seniors, youth, and adults to reach their goals of health and wellness. Aquatics, group exercise, before and after school care, camp, sports, events, and more.
597 Thurston Road
Rochester , NY , 14619
Phone: 585-328-9330
43° 7' 57.9252" N, 77° 39' 4.7376" W

RCTV, Rochester's Community Media Center

Rochester's Non-profit public access media center, offering programming and cost-effective media classes for youth and adults.
21 Gorham Street
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-325-1238
43° 9' 58.23" N, 77° 36' 51.0912" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W

Rochester Genealogical Society

The Rochester Genealogical Society is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping our members improve their research skills and broaden their enjoyment of family history. Our regular monthly meetings feature two presentations by experienced genealogists. We also have a Computer Interest Group, Writer's Group, Church Records Preservation Committee, and DNA Interest Group. Want to become a member? You can join Rochester Genealogical Society on our website at (www.nyrgs.org), or complete a membership form available for print at the bottom of that page.
PO Box 10501
Rochester , NY , 14610-0501 43° 8' 34.7784" N, 77° 32' 41.082" W

Ganondagan State Historic Site

The only site of its kind east of the Mississippi, Ganondagan is dedicated to sharing the living culture and natural world of the Seneca people at their historic Town of Peace. At the new Seneca Art & Culture Center, approximately 300 pieces from historical artifacts through contemporary artistic and cultural contributions are featured in 15 permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting five centuries of Seneca life.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

New York State Ballet

New York State Ballet brings a refreshed appreciation, awareness, and education of the art form of classical ballet to the state of New York, while making our productions affordable and accessible to community members from every background.
1855 Monroe Av
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-704-1903
43° 7' 38.8848" N, 77° 33' 59.4288" W

Organization:

Location:

2126 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester, NY, 14624
United States

Phone:

585.247.6236

4th ANNUAL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL at The Garden Factory

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
10am-4pm

Location:

Auditorium Theatre 875 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-222-5000

A Bronx Tale

Dates: 
10/14/2018
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
Time: 
7:30p-10:00p

Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

Amelia Earhart

Dates: 
02/01/2019
02/02/2019
02/03/2019
Time: 
Check RapaTheatre.org for more information

Location:

The Art Stop
1822 Penfield Road
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

585-872-5710

BIG FAT MESSY ART CAMP

Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
Full Day 9:30-3:30 Half Day 9:30-12:00 or 1:00-3:30 Full Day w/Extended Care: 9:00-5:00

Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

Charlotte's Web

Dates: 
08/19/2018
Time: 
July 29 at 2PM August 12 at 2PM August 12 at 4:30PM* August 19 at 2PM *Indicates Sensory Friendly Performance

Location:

129 W Commercial St.
East Rochester, NY, 14445
United States

Phone:

585-732-0036

Drawing & Painting Class Registration

Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/25/2018
09/01/2018
Time: 
12-4pm

Location:

Auditorium Theatre 875 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-222-5000

Fiddler On The Roof

Dates: 
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
Time: 
7:30pm

Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

Honk! The Musical

Dates: 
05/04/2019
05/05/2019
05/06/2019
Time: 
Check RapaTheatre.org for more information

Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

Mr.Popper's Penguins: The Musical

Dates: 
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
12/10/2018
Time: 
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Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends

Dates: 
03/16/2019
03/17/2019
03/18/2019
Time: 
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Location:

200 W. Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY, 14615
United States

Phone:

585-254-0073

The Emperor's New Clothes

Dates: 
10/13/2018
10/14/2018
10/15/2018
Time: 
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