WXXI Open House 2016

We are celebrating our 50th Annivsary with an Open House!


Enjoy a day of FREE fun and discovery as your public media station opens its doors to welcome you in for tours, activities, greetings from our on-air hosts, news team, and PBS Kids characters, and much more!

Experience all WXXI has to offer as we celebrate 50 years of public media in Rochester! You'll have a chance to tour our facility, meet our staff, learn more about our partnership with the Little Theatre, and so much more. There will be music, station tours, and lots of interactive activities from community partners. 

Something for the kids:

  • Take a picture with some of your favorite PBS characters like, Peg + Cat, Nature Cat, and Clifford.
  • Check out the sets of Homework Hotline, Need to Know, City Wise and Arts in Focus.
  • Enjoy a variety of arts and crafts and airbrush tattoos.
  • Take part in lots of different fun and educational free hands-on activities.

Fun for the whole family:

  • Meet hosts of Classical 91.5.
  • Watch Open Tunings' Scott Regan do his show live on WRUR.
  • Visit the radio studios of Connections with Evan Dawson.
  • Meet the WXXI News Team & chat with reporters.
  • Take part in free health screenings.
  • Tour WXXI Studios

Support for this event is made possible by: