Bummed Summer is Ending? There are Still Fun Things to Do!

Written by Rochester Magazine on September 4, 2013. Posted in Homepage

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Have you checked a local Rochester events calendar recently? If you have not, then you might be surprised at just how much you could be poised to miss on any one given occasion. While there may be no one specific Rochester event center, local residents know that there is never a shortage of things to do.

While some of the more cosmopolitan Rochester NY magazines may not cover it, the Genesee Country Village Fall Festival and Agricultural Fair is one local event coming very soon that everyone should make sure to visit. This agricultural fair will be more than just a collection of animals and produce. This authentic 19th century fair, taking place from October 5 and 6, will give visitors a chance to see how things were made before the age of industrialization.

Those who mark this kind of thing on their Rochester events calendar know just how beautiful a spectacle it can be. It also shows people just how much the entire area has to offer. Not only is this section of Upstate NY home t the International Museum of Photography, the Lilac Festival and one of the largest Jazz Festivals in the world, but it is also home to the third largest living museum in the country.

If an agricultural festival is not your cup of tea, fear not! There are tons of other opportunities to behold. Fans of the many George Eastman House events that take place each year will probably jump at the chance to tell you what the historic site has to offer.

Perhaps history is what Greater Rochester can offer more than anything else. Not only is this city and its surrounding areas home to a number of historic businesses and names, but it is also home to a rich cultural history. Putting one of these rich places on your Rochester events calendar could ensure much more than something fun for an afternoon. In time, it could give one a greater appreciation for just what a historically significant city they live in.

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