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Stokoe Farms

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.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

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.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

G and S Orchards

G and S Orchards is a 150-acre real working, full-time family-owned fruit and vegetable farm that specializes in growing high-quality fruit and vegetables with exceptional flavor. Fruits and vegetables grown on the farm are available through the Retail Farm Stand, You Pick, and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares. G and S Orchards offers farm fresh produce spring through fall available at the farm stand. G and S Orchards' mission is to operate a diverse, self-sufficient and profitable farm by growing and marketing the highest quality produce. Gary and Stephanie strive to maintain fair and reasonable pricing as well as provide a positive and educational experience for their customers.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of our lakes to the edge of the universe. Participate in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the RMSC Museum & Science Center, the RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, and the RMSC Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Seneca Park Zoo

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.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585-336-7200
43° 11' 48.7356" N, 77° 37' 2.8704" W

RocVentures Climbing Gym

RocVentures is Rochester’s longest operating indoor climbing gym, offering 18,000sq.ft. of top roping, bouldering, lead climbing, and ropes challenges. Locally owned since 1995, we are committed to engaging our community and fostering an atmosphere focused on inclusivity, collaboration, and fun through classes, programs, events, and partnerships. Whether you’re an experienced climber or just starting out, RocVentures has something for everyone.
1044 University Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 442-5462
43° 9' 14.3064" N, 77° 34' 23.7972" W

Kettle Ridge Farm

Many thousands of years ago the last glacier retreated from upstate New York to leave what we now call Kettle Ridge Farm - 70 beautiful, rugged acres located outside Rochester, NY in the Town of Victor. From this land we produce pure maple syrup; we collect wildflower honey; and we offer a slew of activities and events that are fun, educational, and delicious. We can even come to you with our pancake food truck! Take a look at the details, and we hope to see you soon.
515 Log Cabin Road
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-217-7108 | 585-217-7108
43° 0' 43.65" N, 77° 27' 50.2344" W

YMCA of Greater Rochester

The YMCA of Greater Rochester is a charitable association of members that seeks to place Christian principles into practice through its programs for the community to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
Multiple locations throughout
Rochester , NY , 14624 43° 5' 59.604" N, 77° 45' 32.868" W

New York Museum of Transportation

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.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

Location:

Edmund Lyon Park
750 Main Street 750 Main Street
East Rochester, NY, 14445
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Edmund Lyon Splash Pad

Dates: 
07/09/2022
Time: 
9:00-10:00AM

Location:

Parkside Whispering Pines
4383 Culver Road
Irondequoit, NY, 14622
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Mini Golf

Dates: 
08/04/2022
Time: 
6:30-7:30pm

Location:

Raspberry Hill Farm
1515 Salt Road
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Raspberry Picking

Dates: 
07/13/2022
Time: 
6:45-7:45pm

Location:

Schutts Apple Farm
1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Schutts Apple Picking

Dates: 
09/24/2022
Time: 
10-11:00am

Location:

Webster Arboretum
1700 Schlegel Rd
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Webster Arboretum

Dates: 
08/27/2022
Time: 
9-10:30am

Location:

Wickham Farms Fields and Orchard
1303 Sweets Corners Road
Penfield, NY, 14526
United States

Phone:

585-678-1905

Candid Mini Sessions: Wickham Farms Apple Picking

Dates: 
09/24/2022
Time: 
5:30-6:30pm

Location:

1790 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

585-383-8420

Color Me Mine Pittsford Summer Camps

Dates: 
07/11/2022
07/12/2022
07/13/2022
Time: 
11am-3pm

Organization:

Location:

48 West Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14608
United States

Phone:

585-328-2642

Fashion Design and Build Program

Dates: 
08/01/2022
08/02/2022
08/03/2022
Time: 
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Location:

George Eastman Museum
900 East Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-271-4100

Free Admission to George Eastman Museum

Dates: 
11/12/2022
Time: 
10:00AM to 5:00PM

Location:

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)
657 East Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-271-4100

Free Admission to Rochester Museum & Science Center

Dates: 
10/07/2022
Time: 
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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United States

Phone:

585.730.7034

Homemade Rainbow Farfelle

Dates: 
07/14/2022
Time: 
6- 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

176 Anderson Ave. F109
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585.730.7034

Lava Bead Leather Wrap Bracelet

Dates: 
07/14/2022
Time: 
6- 8 pm

Location:

Wide Water Gardens
345 Rosedale St
Rochester, NY, 14620
United States

Phone:

585-210-9140

The Ladybugs Festival

Dates: 
07/15/2022
Time: 
4 pm - 8 pm