WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

If you love animals AND enjoy listening to stories that broaden your perspectives and resonate so deeply that you still think about them days later, then this event for you!

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm


Calling all Buddy the Dinosaur Fans! Come explore the outdoors with your favorite Nature Tracker—Buddy the Dinosaur from PBS KIDS Dinosaur Train!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film.

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

WXXI and Elmo are pleased to be a part of the annual Rochester Children's Book Festival.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI is proud to bring Caroll Spinney, the man who has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for more than four decades, to the Country Club of Rochester for its annual Associates Event.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

As part of the Indie Lens Pop-Up series WXXI is pleased to present Meet the Patels on Monday, November, 28, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Little Theatre.

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

As part of the Indie Lens Pop-Up Series WXXI is pleased to present The Bad Kids by Lou Pepe and Keith Fulton on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Little Theatre.


Recent Events

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:30pm

Tickets are on sale now!

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI presents a sneak peek at PBS Fall Festival programming coming to WXXI-TV this fall including video clips from "Hamilton's America" and 8 other programs.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate.

Ongoing Events

There is virtually no way to make a legal living these days without at least a high school diploma. Still, nearly 20 percent of students don't finish. Why?


This documentary depicts the courage of several women veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life. 


Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States.

This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict. Watch On-Demand

Project: Shattered Silence presents a candid, in-depth look at the remarkable real-life experiences of 46 high-schoolers from the Tampa Bay area. Watch On-Demand