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There's a lot going on in this family-friendly city we live in, and the options can be overwhelming. So every week, we pick our not-to-miss events.


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  • 2016 PMA Editorial Gold

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Nothing beats a spring or summer road trip! Sunny days are perfect to head west toward Buffalo and check out two of these great park discoveries. more

  • GCVM Maple Sugaring

    GCVM // Brian Nagel

    7 Places to Experience March Maple Weekends

    The month of March is the time to enjoy the annual Maple Weekends (March 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th). More than 140 maple farms across New York State are inviting families to visit their farms and experience how maple sugar products are made. more

  • Bristol Mountain Ski

    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

  • Bristol Mt Kids

    Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, Bristol

    5 Place to Enjoy Winter

    Enjoying family fun this winter in the Rochester area. Lots to do and great places to play. If it's one thing the Rochester area has an abundance of it's winter and for many of us it's time to enjoy this marvelous winter wonderland. more

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Ice Rink

    Communications Bureau - City of Rochester

    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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    Courtesy of The Strong, Rochester

    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

  • Ganondagan Winter

    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

  • Stokoe Farms Christmas

    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

  • Letchworth Fall foliage

    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

  • Family Fun Day Morgan's Farm

    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

  • Morgans Farm Market

    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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    Whittier Farm, Rochester

    Fall Fun at Whittier Fruit Farm

    Whittier Fruit Farm - 219 Whittier Rd, Rochester, 14624, 594-9054 more

  • Wickham Farms Halloween

    Wickham Farms, Penfield

    Family Fun is Waiting for you at Wickham Farms

    Wickham Farms - 1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road (Route 250), Penfield 14526, 377-3276 more

  • Becker Farm

    Becker Farms, Gasport

    Take a Trip out to Becker Farms

    Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport 14067, 716-772-2211 more

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    Courtesy of The Strong, Rochester

    15 Things to Do in the Rochester Area Before the end of September

    From wacky and unique holidays to fall fun and everything in between...check out what's up for September here in the Greater Rochester area! Don't miss out on the opportunity to celebrate Read a Book Day, Hispanic Heritage Month and so much more. more

  • Clothesline Festival

    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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    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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