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    In Search of the Best Donuts

    Witness this Webster woman’s serious, yet delicious, 10-year journey. more

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    Is it too Scary for my Kids?

    Is it too scary for my kids? Don't fret...Roc Parent ranks the scare factor of local Halloween attractions. more

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    Planning for up-close encounters with Seneca white deer this fall

    Children squeal with excitement as one trots out of the woods. Adults beam when they spot a small group grazing peacefully by Route 96A a few miles south of Geneva. more

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    Wayne County Apple Tour Celebrates a Sweet 20 Years

    Did you know … we live in the largest apple-growing region in the state — and second largest in the country? more

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    Summer Arts Programs

    Summer camp is the ideal time for your child to experience the arts! more

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    This Land is Our Land

    Spring and summer are the perfect time for families to hit the road and leave all of their responsibilities (and devices) behind! These day trip suggestions will take you to three different types of land conservation areas, more

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    Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, Bristol

    5 Places to Ski and Snowboard

    Winter activities can be a great way to stay fit and have fun! Here are some places you and your family can enjoy skiing and snowboarding all winter long. more

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    6 Family-Friendly Places to go Ice Skating

    Ice skating is a family activity you can enjoy inside or outside. These ice arenas offer public skating hours and skate rentals. Here's an opportunity to try out a new sport with little investment. more

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    5 Places to Go if You're Seeking Summer this Winter

    Cold weather activities can be lots of fun but as the winter wears on there comes a time when you start to think about the warm days of summer. If you and your family are seeking summer here are four local places to experience the warmth. more

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    Ganondagan State Historic Site, Victor

    7 Places to Play Outside this Winter

    If Cabin Fever is getting to you and your family during the long, cold winter months...go outside and have some fun! Here are six places to enjoy the beauty of winter. more

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    Ellison Park, Rochester

    5 Area Healthy Hikes

    Feeling that fall inspiration right about now? If weather permits, fill a backpack with nutritious snacks and head for one of the area’s beautiful parks or trails. Close in proximity, take on a short hike or spend the entire day with a picnic lunch. more

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    Stokoe Farms, Scottsville

    Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    Holiday - 2016. Choosing and Cutting Your Own Christmas Tree - A Family Affair! Five Places in the Greater Rochester Area for Chopping the Perfect Christmas Tree more

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    Experience Fall Foliage around the Finger Lakes

    The wide variety of trees in the Finger Lakes are beginning to change color and soon locals, students, and tourists will be offered the opportunity to experience the beauty of the area firsthand. .... more

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    5 Ways to Enjoy Apple Season

    If Johnny Appleseed's plan was to get the nation hooked on apples, he would have been pleased to see the joy on kids' faces across the Genesee Valley region as they board wagons, climb trees, and sip cider well into the fall season. more

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    Morgan's Farm Market, Marion

    12 Places to Experience Fabulous Fall Fun

    The Greater Rochester area offers the Best Fall Fun opportunities. From apple picking to pumpkin patches and mazes, you and your kids will have many fantastic fall adventures. So gather the family and plan to get outside and have fun! more

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    Morgan's Farm Market, Marion

    Places to go Apple Picking

    With fall coming up, now is the time to take the family apple picking! The whole family will love the gorgeous trees in full bloom with ripe fruit ready to pick and maybe to snack on along the fun journey! more

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    Places to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

    With cooler weather here, and Halloween around the corner, now is the time to take the family on a trip to the pumpkin patch! There are many places to go and each farm has its special activities the entire family will love. more

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    Clothesline Festival Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester

    September Fairs and Festivals

    Festival Season may becoming to a close, but there is still time to grab that last bag of kettle corn! Here are some ideas to get you and your family off to a great start. Many of these festivals take place locally in the Greater Rochester area. more

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    New York State Fair, Syracuse

    #77: Live it Up at The Great New York State Fair

    New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd Syracuse more

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    5 Places to Spend Your Last Summer Days with the Family

    As the warm weather starts to fade out everyone is trying to enjoy the last few summer days that upstate New York has to offer. But where can you take your family….? more

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