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Landmark Alerts

Boynton House Tours - August 13th

A very special event is coming: a tour of the privately owned Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Boynton House in Rochester NY! This one-hour guided tour will bring you into one of Wright’s most iconic designs.

This is a rare opportunity, and we expect demand to be high. To give everyone a chance, ticket sales will be by lottery. From July 13th – 20th, visit our website  to enter your name and email address. After July 20th winners will be notified and sent a code to purchase their $50 tickets. All tickets will be by advance sale and online only.

Sign up for the lottery here

Eastman @St. Joseph's Park - Time Change!

We have three more lunchtime concerts, on Wednesdays at 12:00pm (note the time change), presented by Eastman Community Music School in cooperation with The Landmark Society at St. Joseph’s Park (118 Pleasant Street, corner of N.Clinton Ave and Pleasant St). The concerts feature one of Rochester’s greatest musical resources: the students and faculty members of the Eastman School of Music and Eastman Community Music School. Enjoy this magical urban park and experience FREE concerts each week. Come and start a lunchtime tradition!

This year’s lineup:

  • July 13: Eastman Cello Institute
  • July 20: Lynn McGrath – Guitar
  • July 27: Eastman Experience: Summer Classical Studies

Parking: There is plenty of free street parking nearby, or park at St. Joe’s Garage at the corner of Pleasant St. and Clinton Ave. Parking is $2.00 for the first two hours.

Plan bring a chair or stand for these 30-minute lunchtime concerts!

We don’t have a rain plan for these performances, so please check @landmarksociety on Instagram or Facebook on the morning of the performance if the weather is questionable and we’ll let you know if it is happening!

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Architecture for Lunch continues next week!

We have two more Architecture for Lunch walking tours planned this summer. Timed to fit in with busy schedules and weekday lunch breaks, these 25-minute tours feature information about the history and architecture of downtown Rochester neighborhoods. This year, they will be led by former Landmark staff member and educator, Tyler Lucero.

Architecture for Lunch tours are FREE and open to the public (no reservations required, just show up!), held rain or shine, for the most interesting lunch break you’ve ever taken.

Remaining tours:

  • July 20: East End & Grove Place (meet at the park at the corner of Broadway and East, next to Christ Church)
  • July 27: Liberty Pole & East Main Street Historic District (meet at Liberty Pole Plaza)

All tours take place 12:20-12:45 PM.

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Vendor Applications Open For Octavern!

A celebration of all things autumnal, the second annual OCTavern Festival (presented by Java’s) will take place at the Stone-Tolan Historic Site in Brighton, New York. On Saturday, October 15th, the house and its 215-year-old rural tavern will host small groups of guests who will enjoy live music, cider, beer, and seasonal fare. We’ll also have a site-wide celebration on the beautiful grounds of the property, with local farmers, food vendors, and craftspeople providing demonstrations and items for purchase.

A limited number of artisan and food vendor spaces are still available. Apply today!

Learn more and apply to be a vendor!

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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PHONE: (585) 546-7029 x10 · FAX: (585) 546-4788

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