Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson
Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson:
Rediscover Rochester
Your 2011
‘Staycation’ Guide

So many things to do right here at home
2011 Rochester ‘Staycation’
Local events and attractions
Rochester is host to a number of family-friendly fairs, festivals and attractions, including the Monroe County Fair, Seabreeze Amusement Park and Durand Eastman Park and Beach.

Sporting events
This summer, take in a game with your family and support one of Rochester’s sports franchises, including the Rochester Red Wings, Rattlers and Rhinos.

Looking for an educational option this summer? Rochester’s world-class museums are just the ticket, providing hours of interactive fun for the whole family.

Get a taste for Rochester’s unique flavor at one of the many farmers markets held throughout the area.

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson invites you to
Rediscover Rochester

Sports teams

Rochester Red Wings baseball
Season is from April-September

Rochester Rhinos soccer
Season is from April-August

Rochester Rattlers lacrosse
Season is from May-August
Festivals, fairs and local attractions
Chrysler Park Ave
Summer Art Festival

Aug. 6, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Aug. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Big Rib BBQ & Blues Festival
July 14-17

Seabreeze Amusement Park
Seneca Park Zoo
Open year round
Jan. 1 - Mar. 31, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
April 1 - Oct. 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Durand Eastman Park
and Beach

Park hours: April 1 - Oct. 1
7 a.m. - 11p.m.
Swimming: June 26 - Sept. 5,
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. ?id=8589935112
Local Farmers Markets
Rochester’s Historic Public Market
280 N. Union St.,
off E. Main St.
Tues. and Thurs.,
6 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sat. 5 a.m. - 3 p.m.
North Chili Farmers Market
Methodist Church, 2200 Westside Dr.
Sat., 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
July 2 - Oct. 29
Rush Community Farmers Market
United Methodist Church, 6200 Rush-Lima Rd.
Thurs., 3 - 6:30 p.m.
June 24 - Nov. 11
Scottsville Farmers Market
1800 Scottsville-Chili Rd., at Ice Arena
Sun., 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
June 29 - Oct. 5
Scottsville Midweek Farmers Market
61 Main St., American Legion parking lot
Wed., 4 - 7 p.m.
June 1 - Sept. 28
South Wedge Farmers Market
100 Alexander St., at South Clinton
Thurs., 4 - 7 p.m.
June 2 - Oct. 20
Monroe Village Farmers Market
Blessed Sacrament Church,
730 Monroe Ave. near Oxford
Wed., 4 - 7 p.m.
June 15 - Oct. 12
Chili Farmers Market
Chili-Paul Village Plaza,
3240 Chili Ave.
Sat., 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
May - Oct.

For a complete list of local farmers markets, visit:

The Strong National Museum of Play
The National Museum of Play isn’t your ordinary museum. With an emphasis on hands-on fun and nostalgic exhibits like the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Museum of Play is an unforgettable experience for kids and adults alike.
For more information, visit
Rochester Museum and Science Center
The Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC) packs three floors of science, technology, natural science and cultural heritage under one roof. And with new exhibits continually joining familiar favorites like Expedition Earth, there’s always something to see at the RMSC.
For more information, visit

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson

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