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

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

The Artful Fairy Creative Studios

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.
90 E. Main St
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.6852" N, 77° 24' 27.918" W

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

Coloring On Canvas

We create One-Of-A-Kind Hand Illustrated coloring canvases, Fairy Gardens for indoors & outdoors, Creative art classes - Painting, Illustration, Animation, Drawing, Anime, Jewelry Design, Fabric Art & more for both adults & children, Birthday Celebrations & Group events. We bring the art of creation to a whole new level. "No Theme is to Much for Us; Creativity is Our Muse" INSPIRING MINDS, HEARTS & HANDS
700 South Ave 2ND Floor Suite #3
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: 703.989.7722 / 844.4ARTNOW (844
43° 8' 29.6412" N, 77° 36' 14.5728" 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: 585-683-7506
43° 0' 43.65" N, 77° 27' 50.2344" W

RocVentures Climbing Gym

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!
1044 University Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 442-5462
43° 9' 14.3064" N, 77° 34' 23.7972" W

G and S Orchards

The 2020 CSA enrollments are now available! Please contact us if interested.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums: In addition to providing train rides on the only electric trolley ride in New York State, we have a large model railroad for model enthusiasts young and old. This is a hands-on museum full of highway and horse-drawn vehicles, photos, exhibits, gallery, gift shop. 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

Empire State Maker Faire

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.
Make: Community 150 Todd Road
Santa Rosa , CA , 95407 38° 23' 10.41" N, 122° 43' 10.6392" W

Location:

2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

585-784-5300

BML's Bookmark Decorating Contest

Dates: 
09/18/2020
09/19/2020
09/20/2020
Time: 
10am

Location:

Main Street Armory
900 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14605
United States

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo: Rochester, NY

Dates: 
05/01/2021
05/02/2021
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
1400 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX, 78757
United States

Phone:

5129155636

Girlstart's Starry Nights at Home!

Dates: 
10/01/2020
11/05/2020
01/07/2021
Time: 
9:00am - Hands-on STEM activities and star show available all day!

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
15 Windchase Rise
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

5852787770

Juggling Workshop

Dates: 
09/18/2020
09/19/2020
09/20/2020
Time: 
12:01 am to 11:59 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
2449 St Paul Blvd
Rochester, NY, 14420
United States

Phone:

585-753-2567

Monroe County 4-H Open House

Dates: 
10/06/2020
Time: 
10:30 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
304 East 44th Street
Austin, TX, 78751
United States

Phone:

512-974-1625

Virtual Event: Look at Me! Austin Museum Day!

Dates: 
09/20/2020
Time: 
2 PM – 4 PM CDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
304 East 44th Street
Austin, TX, 78751
United States

Phone:

512-974-1625

Virtual Event: Portraiture in The Park! Who Are You Anyways?!

Dates: 
09/26/2020
Time: 
1 PM – 5 PM CDT