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Category - Tourism and Hospitality
Rochester Cultural Institutions Honor David Bowie
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:43 AM
It’s only fitting that Rochester, N.Y., the city where the late David Bowie had a notorious brush with the authorities in 1976 , would honor the legendary entertainer’s legacy through two of the city’s leading cultural institutions. This month both the Rochester City Ballet and the George Eastman Museum will pay tribute to David Bowie through the arts.
DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE OPENS TONIGHT
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:29 AM by Visit Rochester
RBTL’S AUDITORIUM THEATRE ENGAGEMENT RUNS MAY 10-15, 2016 Tickets for the Rochester premiere of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage at RBTL ’s Auditorium Theatre are on sale now!
Seneca Park Zoo Society to host Cinco de Rhino celebration May 5th
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:13 AM
The Seneca Park Zoo Society is proud to announce a new fundraising event, Cinco de Rhino , to take place at the Zoo on May 5, 2016 .
Sonnenberg Gardens Opens for the Season on April 30
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 8:30 AM by Visit Rochester
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park opens its gates on April 30th for its 43rd season as a public park. Sonnenberg, originally built and owned by banker Frederick Ferris Thompson and his
BLACK BUTTON DISTILLING ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF LIMITED EDITION LILAC GIN
Monday, April 25, 2016 11:33 AM by Visit Rochester
Black Button Distilling , Rochester NY’s first and finest grain to glass craft distillery, will launch their hand crafted, limited edition Lilac Gin on May 6, 2016, to commemorate the first day of
ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION TO GIVE FREE TREES AT LILAC FESTIVAL
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:58 PM by Visit Rochester
New York Tree Recovery Campaign to Distribute 1,000 Trees on Opening Day Earth Day is the perfect time to announce an exciting partnership that will bring 1,000 new trees to Rochester. The New York
EASTMAN PRESENTS SERIES CLOSES SEASON WITH TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:08 AM by Visit Rochester
The Eastman School of Music is excited to present the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian and featuring pianist Angela Hewitt.
New Morning Birdsong Guided Hikes at Cumming Nature Center
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 8:00 AM
New Morning Birdsong Guided Hikes at Cumming Nature Center Tweeting trek in addition to wildflower hikes and other outdoor exploration ROCHESTER, NY - On Saturdays at the Rochester Museum & Science
Texas De Brazil Opens in Rochester's College Town
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:34 AM by Visit Rochester
TEXAS DE BRAZIL OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN ROCHESTER New Location in College Town Marks Brazilian Steakhouse’s 44 th Restaurant Award-winning churrascaria, Texas de Brazil , is now open in Rochester, New
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Gears Up for The PiTCH
Monday, March 28, 2016 10:25 AM
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Announces Writers for the Fifth Anniversary Season of The PiTCH AUBURN, N.Y. – A story of chasing dreams and sacrifice with music by a Billboard chart-topping