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Win 2 Tickets to 'The Nutcracker'

Visit the Downtown Rochester Facebook Page to enter for a chance to win two tickets to see the Rochester Dance Company's 14th season of "The Nutcracker" on Saturday, December 10, at 7 PM. Click here to visit our page and leave a comment to enter. Contest ends December 5.

Small Biz Saturday #ShopSmall Selfie Winner!

@Henambj is our #ShopSmall Selfie winner! As the winner, @henambj is the recipient of a $100 gift card to a downtown business of her choice. Thank you to the whole community that rallied and showed support for local small business in downtown Rochester.

Looking for Gift Ideas? Shop the Holiday Look Book

From games to clothing, the Shops at University Square's Holiday Look Book offers gift ideas for all. Click here to view the look book.

The Shops at University Square, located at 111 S Broadway, offers shopping, dining, and personal services all under one roof.

Take a Photo in Santa's Sleigh

Get in the holiday spirit and take a photo in Santa's sleigh. Enjoy the newly decorated Peace Plaza now through December. Decorations and designs by Modern Design & Concepts, who's owner Brianna J. Prudoehl was recently featured in the Post-Bulletin's Entrepreneur spotlight. Click here to read the article. Thank you to Shops at University Square for providing the holiday sleigh.

Art + Business = Innovation

When: Thursday, December 1 from 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Rochester Art Center - 40 Civic Center Drive SE
Cost: FREE

A Series Presented by Rochester Art Center in partnership with Larkin Hoffman and Limb Lab highlighting the community's unique transformation by business, creativity, and innovation. Part 1 - Creative Place Making: a Rochester Prototype. Click here for more information.

Feast! Local Foods Marketplace

When: Saturday, December 3 from 10 am - 4 pm
Where: Mayo Civic Center - 30 Civic Center Drive SE
Cost: Kids $2, Adults $5. Additional fee for sampling

Come satisfy your hunger and curiosity for local food at the third annual Feast! Local Foods Marketplace festival. A combination tradeshow and festival, the Feast! Local Foods Marketplace hosts over 100 vendors who sample and sell their artisan food products to wholesale buyers during the Friday tradeshow and consumers at the Saturday festival. Click here for more information.

End the Battle of Where to Eat & Drink

Downtown Rochester has choices bound to bring everyone together. Check out the full list of places to Eat & Drink on our newly re-designed website. Click here for more information.