August Junk in the Trunk in Downtown Rochester

Shop Rochester’s Community resale event on Saturday, August 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Farmers’ Market Upper Lot in Downtown Rochester. “We are really excited to host Junk in the Trunk once again this summer,” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Events Coordinator. “We have already received a handful of applications from Rochester area residents, crafters and Downtown Rochester businesses who are also looking forward to the event. Between area … [Read more...]

Downtown Rochester Hosts 63rd Annual Sidewalk Sales

Sidewalk Sales will Kick-off on Thursday, July 12 “Over the years Sidewalk Sales has become something to expect during the summer in Downtown Rochester,” said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA). “For many it isn’t summer without three days filled with shopping, dining, and family-friendly activities.” Sidewalk Sales will run Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Seeking Applicants for RARA Board

The City of Rochester is seeking applicants for the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) Board The City of Rochester is seeking applicants for the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority Board. The seat is a three (3) year term appointed by City Council. Those interested in applying must submit a boards and commissions application by no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19. The boards and commissions application can be found here: Boards and Commissions … [Read more...]

Dancin’ in the Street of Downtown Rochester

Dancin’ in the Street is Back There will be some swingin’ and swayin’ in Downtown Rochester on July 13 for the return of Dancin’ in the Street. Dancin’ in the Street is back by popular demand and will run on Friday, July 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy live music featuring the band SpaceCat as well as, a TasteFest from local Rochester eateries and more. “We are really excited for the return of Dancin’ in the Street” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester Downtown … [Read more...]

Farm-to-Table Dinner is Back, in Downtown Rochester

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind, al fresco dining experience celebrating the farm-fresh flavors of summer with Downtown Rochester’s Farm-to-Table Dinner event. Taking place on Sunday, July 22, 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Walnut Boulevard between Second and Third, tickets are $100 per person and include a three-course dinner, wine, beer and entertainment. Proceeds benefit downtown events and promotions in Downtown Rochester. This year’s menu is another showstopper, featuring Sauteed Rock Shrimp & Lobster … [Read more...]

Downtown Rochester Movies in the Moonlight

Join Downtown Rochester on Saturday, July 14, as they kick off the 17th season of Movies in the Moonlight. This season there is four consecutive Saturday nights.  “I can’t think of a better way for families to spend their Saturday nights under the stars”, said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA). “Movies in the Moonlight is a community staple for many local families.” Movies in the Moonlight is located in the parking lot at the corner … [Read more...]

Fifth Annual Rochester Explorers Club

Join the Adventure this Summer with the 5th Annual Rochester Explorers Club Kids of all ages are invited to get outdoors and explore everything that Rochester has to offer. This year includes an amazing array of adventures, including celebrating your “unbirthday”, stargazing and everything in between. Kids can pick up their free Explorers Club Kit during Sidewalk Sales, July 12-14, at the Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Information Booth, located at the corner of Fourth … [Read more...]

Junk in the Trunk in Downtown Rochester

Shop Rochester’s Community resale event on Saturday, June 23. Over 50 residents and crafters will sell their new and used merchandise from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Farmers’ Market Upper Lot in Downtown Rochester. “We are really excited for the return of Junk in the Trunk,” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester Downtown Development Authority Events Coordinator. “We have over 50 residents and crafters who are also looking forward to the event. Between area residents, Downtown Rochester … [Read more...]

Junk in the Trunk

There’s a special call out to Rochester businesses and residents to participate in Junk in the Trunk, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 23, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Farmers’ Market Upper Lot in Downtown Rochester. “We are really excited for the return of Junk in the Trunk” said Jenna O’Dell, Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Events Coordinator. “We have already received a handful of applications from Rochester area residents, crafters and Downtown Rochester … [Read more...]

Rochester Police Department Open House and Bike Safety Rodeo

Police Department Open House June 2 The Rochester Police Department Open House and Bike Safety Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a opportunity for the community to see the police department. The bike safety rodeo offers kids the chance to make sure their bikes are safe, their helmets fit properly and learn some safety tips on the rodeo course. They will provide kids who don’t have a helmet with a new approved helmet. Activities for people of … [Read more...]