Hands-on | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

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

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

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.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

G and S Orchards

The 2021 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

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

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

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted a top 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

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

Location:

15385 Farden Rd
Sterling, NY, 13156
United States

Phone:

1.800.879.4446

45th Anniversary Season at the Sterling Renaissance Festival!

Dates: 
08/07/2021
08/08/2021
08/14/2021
Time: 
10 am - 7 pm

Organization:

Location:

Route 19
Wyoming, NY, 14591
United States

Phone:

(585) 495-9940

AppleUmpkin Fall Festival

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

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

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo: Rochester, NY

Dates: 
04/23/2022
04/24/2022
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

11095 Bethany Center Rd
East Bethany, NY, 14054
United States

Phone:

585-344-1122

Create-a-Critter

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
1st session: 10:30am-12:30apm 2nd session: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location:

2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg, NY, 14167
United States

Phone:

585-535-4100

Drive - Through Safari At Hidden Valley Animal Adventure!

Dates: 
08/03/2021
08/04/2021
08/05/2021
Time: 
9 am - 6 pm (last entry time is 4 pm)

Location:

Main Street & Lift Bridge Lane
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Fairport Music Festival

Dates: 
08/27/2021
08/28/2021
Time: 
See site.

Organization:

Location:

One Museum Way
Corning, NY, 14830
United States

Phone:

800.732.6845

Make Your Own Glass at Corning Museum of Glass

Dates: 
08/03/2021
08/04/2021
08/05/2021
Time: 
by appointment during regular hours (9 am - 7 pm)

Location:

National Warplane Museum
3489 Big Tree Lane
Geneseo, NY, 14454
United States

Monthly Rocket Launching

Dates: 
08/14/2021
08/15/2021
09/18/2021
Time: 
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

11095 Bethany Center Rd
East Bethany, NY, 14054
United States

Phone:

585-344-1122

Orienteering

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
10:00am- 1:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Baby Dragons)

Dates: 
09/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Chibi Self-Portrait)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Cute Food)

Dates: 
08/08/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Holiday Reindeer)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Baby Yoda)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Evening Sky)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (House Silhouette)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
., NY, .
United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
.
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United States

Phone:

+1-905-205-1231

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Pop Art)

Dates: 
09/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm