Shop and Win with Mad Money March in Downtown Rochester

Come April 3, there will be four lucky winners, all with Shopping Sprees in Downtown Rochester. How? Shoppers who spend $100 at one or more participating businesses during the month of March can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree, a $500 Shopping Spree or one of two $250 Shopping Sprees. “Mad Money March has become a really exciting promotion in downtown Rochester,” said Stephanie Hellebuyck, Rochester Downtown Development Authority events coordinator. “By March, everyone is … [Read more...]

Santa Painting and More at the Friendship Factory in Rochester

Santa Painting at the Friendship Factory Located in downtown Rochester, the Friendship Factory is producing bracelets, buttons, and barrettes—mostly by young girls—by crafting friendship and fun at the same time. This Friday, a local artist will teach kids ages seven and older how to create a unique piece of art—perfect for a gift this holiday season—with paint and canvas. While Santa is the subject, fun and creativity is the goal. After Christmas Similar to the Santa painting … [Read more...]