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Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

JCC of Buffalo-Holland

A place where everyone can get together and enjoy state of the art fitness, aquatics and programming without regard to race, age, gender, religious preference,
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo , NY , 14209
Phone: 716-886-3145
42° 54' 18.4356" N, 78° 52' 17.5008" W

JCC-Camp Centerland

Camp Centerland is the JCC's premiere summer day camp for children entering Pre-K through grade 9. Camp Centerland is a WNY summer camp like no other!
2640 N. Forest Rd
Getzville , NY , 14068
Phone: 716-688-4033
43° 0' 48.2904" N, 78° 47' 6.5868" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W

Ganondagan State Historic Site

Ganondagan is the only New York State Historic Site dedicated to Native Americans, in particular the Seneca and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people, and the only Seneca town developed and interpreted in the United States. Ganondagan is the internationally recognized resource for Haudenosaunee history, culture, and living traditions that express universal ideals of peace, cooperation, and respect for each other, and the natural world. Spanning 569 acres, the Ganondagan experience includes interpreted trails, a full-size Seneca Bark Longhouse, the Seneca Art & Culture Center featuring interactive exhibits, contemporary art, the Iroquois Creation Story film, and gift shop.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards

Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards is a family owned 340 acre working fruit and vegetable farm. Pick your own apples, pumpkins, strawberries, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, & plums. Also has a Community Supported Agriculture Program (CSA)! Pumpkin Fiesta weekends in September and October.
3760 Quaker Road
Gasport , NY , 14067
Phone: 716-772-2211
43° 13' 23.3292" N, 78° 33' 48.9564" W

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Location:

1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14222
United States

Phone:

716.270.8386

$5 Family Funday at the Albright Knox Museum!

Dates: 
10/14/2018
11/11/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
during museum hours

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Location:

4472 Thrall Road
Lockport, NY, 14094
United States

Phone:

716.434.7116

Apple picking at Blackman Homestead Farm!

Dates: 
09/24/2018
09/25/2018
09/26/2018
Time: 
9 am - 6 pm

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Location:

Route 19
Wyoming, NY, 14591
United States

Phone:

(585) 495-9940

AppleUmpkin Fall Festival!

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14209
United States

Phone:

716-885-5000

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14209
United States

Phone:

716-885-5000

Buffalo Philharmonic Family Series Presents the Jingle Bell Jam!!

Dates: 
12/09/2018
Time: 
performance: 2:30 pm; Fun begins at 1:30 pm

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Location:

Snyder Square - Lower Level 4476 Main Street
Amherst, NY, 14226
United States

Phone:

716-393-8669

ComedySportz Buffalo

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
10/05/2018
Time: 
7:30pm - 9:15pm

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Akron Acres

Location:

12607 Stage Rd
Akron, NY, 14001
United States

Phone:

716-542-2314

Fall Fun at Akron Acres!

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
10 am - 6 pm

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Location:

9270 Wolcott Rd.
Clarence Center, NY, 14032
United States

Phone:

716-741-4862

Fall Fun Down on the Farm at Kelkenberg Farm of Clarence!

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
Fridays 1 pm - 5 pm, Weekends 10 am - 6 pm

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Fall Homeschool Day at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
10/17/2018
Time: 
10 am - 1 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

615-353-6972

Halloween Pooch Parade at Cheekwood!

Dates: 
10/20/2018
Time: 
11 am

Organization:

The MAiZE Company

Location:

3901 NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD
WHEATFIELD, NY, 14546
United States

Phone:

716-523-3860

Pirates of the Corn-ibbean at The Maize!

Dates: 
09/25/2018
09/26/2018
09/27/2018
Time: 
Tue - Thur: 4pm - 9pm ​​Fri - Sat: 10am - 11pm Sunday: 10am - 9pm

Organization:

The MAiZE Company

Location:

3901 NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD
WHEATFIELD, NY, 14546
United States

Phone:

716-523-3860

Pumpkindom at The Maize!

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
Noon-6pm 10:00am-9:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am-11:00pm ​ Sunday 10:00am-9:00pm

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

800-377-1520

Sunday Family Walk at Beaver Meadows!

Dates: 
09/30/2018
Time: 
2 pm

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14209
United States

Phone:

716-885-5000

Superheroes Soundtrack at the BPO

Dates: 
11/24/2018
Time: 
7 pm

Organization:

Tifft Nature Preserve

Location:

1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Tifft Nature Preserve Visitor Center
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-825-6397

Trek Tifft

Dates: 
09/30/2018
10/07/2018
10/14/2018
Time: 
2 - 3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

701 Whirlpool Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
United States

Phone:

716-285-3575

Visit the Touch Tank At the Aquarium of Niagara

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
12:30 pm and 3 pm

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Volunteer Day at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

Dates: 
09/26/2018
10/03/2018
10/10/2018
Time: 
9 am - 2 pm