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Bikes, Beer & Buildings registration live!

Registration is live! The first five teams to register get a free bucket of beer at the host venue, TinRoof Bar & Grill. 

Grab your bikes, your smart phone, a few friends and join the Young Urban Preservationists (or YUPs—a group of The Landmark Society) for Rochester’s first bike scavenger hunt, followed by a few well-deserved drinks at TinRoof in the PLEX neighborhood.

You’ll see some of Rochester’s best known gems and little known secrets, you’ll get some exercise, and you might even learn something new about the Flower City.

Saturday, July 27th | 12:30-4:00 PM | Tickets: $12/person | Teams of 1-6 | Scavenger hunt starts and ends at TinRoof Bar & Grill, 1155 South Plymouth Ave

Sponsored by: The Property Girls TeamFirst Federal PlazaMarshall Street Bar & Grill

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Travel Tour: Boo! Halloween in New Orleans

New Orleans is a great city all of the time but Halloween is especially fun. Not as crazy as Mardi Gras and not as overwhelming. Costumes are not required but call Larry for suggestions of accoutrements that can be purchased in NOLA.

And there is much more to this trip than just Halloween – Preservation Hall, seeing private homes, architectural tour, great food, and much more. Spots are still available.

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Travel Tour: Toronto Yuletide

You may know Toronto, but have you experienced it in all its Yuletide glory? Here’s a chance to enjoy the best of the season without having to personally drive the QEW expressway.

Highlights include the biggest Christmas market in Canada, Casa Loma Castle, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and more!

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Progress at Parrott Hall

Just a few weeks ago, the Parrott Hall Coalition took a big step forward! Find out why in our most recent blog post.

Parrott Hall blog

Highland Reservoir Project

The City of Rochester is conducting a study to explore water treatment and cover alternatives to bring the Highland Park Reservoir into compliance with a federal regulations.

Check out our recent blog post to learn more about this important project, which will impact our Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Highland Park.

Highland Park Reservoir update

New musical experience @ St. Joseph's Park

The Landmark Society, in a new partnership with Eastman Community Music School, is pleased to announce two noontime concerts at St. Joseph’s Park this summer. The first is a performance of the Gamelan Ensemble on Wednesday, July 10th, 12-12:45 PM.

The Eastman School’s Balinese gamelan angklung, Lila Muni (Beautiful Sound) is an ensemble consisting largely of percussion instruments, such as metalophones, gongs, and drums, as well as flutes and voices. Gamelan at Eastman, as in Bali, is a communal effort.

Members include Eastman students, faculty, and staff, as well as many members of the Rochester community. Learned through the oral/aural tradition without notation, the music requires players to work together for long periods to learn the music and how to play it. The result is a sense of group unity and pride for the audience to hear the music and witness the collective efforts of the group.

Take a moment this month to experience music in The Landmark Society’s unique urban park at the corner of N. Clinton and Pleasant Street, right behind Sibley Square.

Thank you to our past event sponsors!

The Landmark Society of Western New York is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature

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