Hands-on | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Genesee Country Village & Museum

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

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Push the limits of your imagination to create never-before-seen inventions. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

The Artful Fairy

The Artful Fairy studios are a magical place to get creative! Make a one-of-a-kind miniature garden or terrarium. Feel like painting? We've got a selection of wood and ceramic pieces you can pick and paint! Celebrate your birthday with one of our Fairy, Unicorn, Mermaid or Art party options. Or, take one of our memorable art and 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
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.6852" N, 77° 24' 27.918" 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

Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures

BRISTOL MOUNTAIN AERIAL ADVENTURES INCLUDES MORE THAN 7 CHALLENGE COURSES, 2 KIDS COURSES, AND 125+ ELEMENTS. Watch your kid gain confidence as he or she navigates, balances, and zips their way through the trees. Both courses are located closer to the ground and use a different harness system that is just as safe but less complicated for younger children to use. If your child has any difficulties there are staff members on the course at all times to help them to work through the elements.
5589 South Hill Road
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1180
42° 44' 36.6936" N, 77° 25' 12.6876" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun 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. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

The Garden Factory

Garden supplies and LOTS more! Fabulous fall and Halloween festival weekends during the fall, and then a wonderful display for the December holidays.
2126 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester , NY , 14624
Phone: 585.247.6236
43° 8' 55.7268" N, 77° 42' 30.8952" W

Maker Faire Rochester

Celebrating everyone who loves to make, create, craft, build and anything DIY. It will be filled with exhibitions, demonstrations, & hands-on activities for all ages, presentations, speakers, live music, and visual & performing arts.
123 Main Street
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-478-6898
43° 9' 21.1644" N, 77° 36' 32.598" W

Schottland Family YMCA

The next generation of the YMCA is here! This 140,000 square foot state-of-the-art new facility, located at the corner of Clover Street and Jefferson Road, is a nationally recognized collaborative model that will achieve the YMCA mission. One of the greatest misconceptions about the YMCA is that the Y is just a building with a pool and a gym. The reality is that the YMCA is a powerful agent of change focused on strengthening our community. The new Schottland Family Branch is expanding Y services to meet the needs of more individuals, families, children, and seniors.
2300 W Jefferson Road
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: 585-446-2000
43° 5' 14.7048" N, 77° 32' 45.3516" W

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Casa Larga Vineyards

Location:

2287 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

(585) 223-4210

2019 Holiday Craft Marketplace - Casa Larga Vineyards

Dates: 
11/29/2019
11/30/2019
Time: 
11am-4pm

Location:

127 Railroad St
Rochester, NY, 14609
United States

Phone:

(585) 270-5942

Bitter Honey & BXCR 3rd Annul Small Business Soiree

Dates: 
11/30/2019
Time: 
2 pm - 6 pm

Location:

3772 West Lake Road
Geneseo, NY, 14454
United States

Phone:

(585) 346-0850

Candlelight Nights at Deer Run

Dates: 
12/05/2019
12/12/2019
12/19/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Organization:

Chili Public Library

Location:

3333 Chili Avenue
Rochester, , NY, 14624
United States

Phone:

585-889-2200

Chess Club

Dates: 
11/18/2019
12/02/2019
12/16/2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Organization:

Location:

136 North Ave
Greece, NY, 14626
United States

Phone:

585-225-7770

Christmas Open House at Van Putte Gardens

Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
Time: 
9 am – 6 pm

Location:

JCC Rochester
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

585-461-2000 ext 214

Cookie Decorating: Winter Wonderland

Dates: 
12/13/2019
Time: 
1pm-2:30pm

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Location:

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-276-8959

Creative Workshop Open House

Dates: 
12/15/2019
03/07/2020
Time: 
1:00-4 pm

Location:

1331 Mount Hope Ave
Rochester, NY, 14620
United States

Phone:

585-993-2999

Deck the Town @ College Town

Dates: 
12/07/2019
Time: 
4:00PM

Organization:

Gates Public Library

Location:

902 Elmgrove Rd.
Rochester, NY, 14624
United States

Phone:

585-247-6446

Digital Literacy

Dates: 
11/18/2019
11/25/2019
12/02/2019
Time: 
10:00am - 1:00pm

Location:

357 Gregory St
Rochester, NY, 14620
United States

Location:

99 Victor Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-223-1330

Pet First Aid and CPR for Adults (16+)

Dates: 
01/18/2020
Time: 
12:00 - 4:00 pm

Location:

.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

(585) 902-2297

Pittsford's Annual Candlelight Night

Dates: 
12/03/2019
Time: 
see schedule for times

Organization:

Long Acre Farms

Location:

1342 Eddy Rd
Macedon, NY, 14502
United States

Phone:

315-986-4202

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

The Holiday's at Schutt's (Small Buisness Saturday)

Dates: 
11/30/2019
Time: 
11am - 3pm

Organization:

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Ugly Sweater Party

Dates: 
12/12/2019
Time: 
7pm - 9pm

Location:

713 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-271-5183

Wintercraft Open House & Holiday Sale

Dates: 
11/23/2019
Time: 
12:00-5:00