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Seneca Park Zoo Announces Polar Bear Awareness Weekend
Monday, February 19, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Rochester
Seneca Park Zoo announces Polar Bear Awareness Weekend Two-day event to raise awareness for polar bear conservation As a part of Defend the Ice Month, Seneca Park Zoo is hosting Polar Bear Awareness
National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017 8:00 AM
The mystery has been solved! The simple, soaring paper airplane; game-changing Wiffle Ball; and murder-mystery favorite Clue became the latest inductees to The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame. The
The 25th annual ImageOut Film Festival, New York State’s largest LGBTQ film festival, 2017 program begins Oct. 5 and runs through Oct. 15. This year the festival will feature 65 films from 20
Drum Corps Associates World Championships Set to Begin in Rochester
Friday, September 1, 2017 12:00 PM
Nearly 10,000 Competitors, Spectators and Fans to Visit Rochester Rochester, N.Y. (Sept. 1, 2017) – Officials from Drum Corps Associates (DCA), Monroe County, the City of Rochester and Visit Rochester
Replica Canal Boat Lois McClure To Dock In Rochester- Area Ports As Part Of Canal Bicentennial
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:00 AM by Visit Rochester
REPLICA CANAL BOAT LOIS MCCLURE TO DOCK IN ROCHESTER-AREA PORTS AS PART OF CANAL BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Authentic Replica of 1800s Canal Boat Inviting Public Aboard in Canal Communities Residents
Celebrate the diversity and vibrancy of New York State—from lively New York City to the majestic Niagara Falls. Weekends July 8–August 27 Create souvenirs, take fun photos, and learn about the Empire
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Lineup for 16th Edition June 23 – July 1
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 3:00 PM by Visit Rochester
Nine Days, 325+ Shows, 19 Venues, 95 Free Shows and Events Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona announced the lineup for the festival’s 16th Edition.
When does a quilt show become a Quiltfest? When it takes your breath away! Prepare to be breathless and amazed at the creative vision and artistry displayed by the 600 entries at QuiltFest 2017.
Record Store Crawl in Rochester, NY hosted by Record Archive This June, Record Archive in Rochester, NY will be one of only 12 locations in the United States to host a Record Store Crawl. Visitors are
“GIRLS SPORTS FESTIVAL” TO BE HELD IN MONROE COUNTY
Monday, May 22, 2017 5:00 PM by Visit Rochester
Monroe County to Host Popular Athletic Festival for Young Women County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today joined Don Jeffries, President of Visit Rochester, Olympic Fencer Iris Zimmermann and