Hands-on | Kids Out and About Buffalo

Stokoe Farms

Sunflowers in August, Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and magic 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. Hours vary, see StokoeFarms.com for a detailed calendar.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

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

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted a top 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

Roots of the Future Montessori

Our Montessori school serves children ages 2.8 - 6 (PreK-K). We provide an education that understands and nurtures your child’s natural curiosity for knowledge. Located on 2.5 acres providing a beautiful and ideal environment designed to inspire children to connect with the wonders of nature while encouraging their interests and allowing them to reach their highest potential. Children who are surrounded by nature experience benefits to their physical, social and cognitive development.
8970 Main Street
Clarence , NY , 14031
Phone: 716-545-8048
42° 58' 7.0644" N, 78° 39' 30.384" W

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

2021 Homeschool Days

Dates: 
10/12/2021
11/09/2021
12/07/2021
Time: 
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location:

278 Main St.
Arcade, NY, 14009
United States

Phone:

585-492-3100

All Aboard the Wonderland Express!

Dates: 
11/20/2021
11/21/2021
11/26/2021
Time: 
varies, see website

Organization:

Location:

Route 19
Wyoming, NY, 14591
United States

Phone:

(585) 495-9940

AppleUmpkin Fall Festival

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-858-8900

Astronomy Day

Dates: 
10/16/2021
Time: 
11:00AM-3:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14209
United States

Phone:

716-885-5000

Buffalo Philharmonic Presents the Jingle Bell Jam!!

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
performance: 2:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

11095 Bethany Center Rd
East Bethany, NY, 14054
United States

Phone:

585-344-1122

Create-a-Critter

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
1st session: 10:30am-12:30apm 2nd session: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Dino Day

Dates: 
09/29/2021
Time: 
10:00am

Location:

278 Main St.
Arcade, NY, 14009
United States

Phone:

585-492-3100

Fall Foliage Train Ride

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
10/06/2021
Time: 
varies, see website

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Fossil Hunting for Beginners at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
10/02/2021
Time: 
10 am-12 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Intermediate Sewing Course for Kids

Dates: 
09/23/2021
09/30/2021
10/07/2021
Time: 
4:00-5:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Kids 3x3 Rubiks Cube Camp

Dates: 
11/22/2021
11/23/2021
11/24/2021
Time: 
various times available- please check website

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Kids 3x3 Rubiks Cube Camp

Dates: 
11/22/2021
11/23/2021
11/24/2021
Time: 
various times available- please check website

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Magic 101

Dates: 
10/19/2021
Time: 
5:30PM - 6:15PM EST

Organization:

Location:

One Museum Way
Corning, NY, 14830
United States

Phone:

800.732.6845

Make Your Own Glass at Corning Museum of Glass

Dates: 
09/25/2021
09/26/2021
Time: 
by appointment during regular hours (9 am - 7 pm)

Location:

National Warplane Museum
3489 Big Tree Lane
Geneseo, NY, 14454
United States

Monthly Rocket Launching

Dates: 
10/02/2021
10/03/2021
Time: 
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

Newfane Country Village
2685 West Creek Rd.
Newfane, NY, 14108
United States

Phone:

(716) 778-7197

Newfane's Apple Harvest Festival

Dates: 
09/26/2021
Time: 
10am-4pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Norman Bird Sanctuary Scarecrow Competition

Dates: 
10/06/2021
10/07/2021
10/08/2021
Time: 
12:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

11095 Bethany Center Rd
East Bethany, NY, 14054
United States

Phone:

585-344-1122

Orienteering

Dates: 
09/25/2021
Time: 
10:00am- 1:00pm

Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-491-7115

Sensory Stay n’ Play (ages 3-5, with caregiver)

Dates: 
10/16/2021
11/20/2021
12/18/2021
Time: 
10:00AM-11:00AM

Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
Locations throughout the United States
Administered from Washington , DC , 20560 38° 53' 28.5576" N, 77° 1' 33.834" W

Location:

4061 Creek Road
Youngstown, NY, 14174
United States

Phone:

716-754-8281

STEAM Saturdays - Hands-On Adventures

Dates: 
10/09/2021
11/06/2021
12/04/2021
Time: 
9:30 - 11:00 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Chibi Self-Portrait)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Holiday Reindeer)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Baby Yoda)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Evening Sky)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (House Silhouette)

Dates: 
10/10/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-858-7100

Trick or Treat Bags

Dates: 
10/25/2021
10/26/2021
10/27/2021
Time: 
9:00AM

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Volunteer Day at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

Dates: 
09/22/2021
09/29/2021
Time: 
9 am - 2 pm