Late Fall Guide: Halloween Haunts and Fall Fun




Apogee wine bar on Park Ave. opened in late August featuring selections from Sommelier Simone Boone as well as a selection of craft beer.


Branca opened its doors in August offering an upscale dining experience and delicious Italian menu in Bushnell’s Basin. The owners of the Revelry delivered with another coveted restaurant bar.



Hart’s Local Grocers is here! Located in the heart of the East End, this independent market has an emphasis on locally sourced foods.


The Village Bakery is too delicious to only be in Pittsford. A second Village Bakery recently opened in the Culver Rd. Armory.


Jeremiah’s Tavern recently opened its third location in Penfield on Fairport Nine Mile Point Rd.

Fall is a season of change with cool brisk evenings, football, kids back in school and the colors of orange, pink and yellow beginning to show on the leaves of the trees. As an A-Lister, you’re already used to the finer things in life. But, with your busy schedule keeping up with what’s on the up and up can be a daunting task for a busy A-Lister. A-List is here to introduce you to what’s next in restaurants, nightlife, fashion, events, and travel destinations, so you can be the first to see it (just as an A-Lister should).



Fall Sky Rides at Bristol Sept.20 – Oct.13

Saturdays and Sundays, Catch Breathtaking views of Bristol Mountain with a tranquil ride up the mountain





 Taste of Cameron Oct. 24, 2014

A Tasting Extravaganza at Artisan Works Oct. 24th Sample delicious food wines and spirits at Artisan Works.


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The Food Truck Rodeo brings our community’s eclectic array of mobile food stands together at the Rochester Public Market. The last date of the 2014 season is Oct. 29. It’s fun on four wheels with over 25 vendors serving up their unique cuisine

on a paper plate.

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Halloween Haunts and Things to Do


Johnny’s Run Like Hell

Oct. 18, 2014

Dress accordingly for this Halloween themed race or come out and cheer on your favorite goblin, geek, angel, cowboy or rock star. If you need a good laugh, this event is guaranteed. Only 500 runners will be allowed to register this year to keep it manageable.



Zoo Boo boo_at_the_zoo

Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26

Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Zoo Boo at The Seneca Park Zoo is where families go to trick-or-treat!



3Scaerial Adventures

Oct. 17, 18, 24 & 25  

6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Halloween headlamp tours on the haunted zip-lines and the eerie bridges on the summit of Bristol Mountain with aerial adventure courses,  with 3 spooky (not scary) for ages 7 & up and 2 sc-aerial adventure fright courses not for the faint of heart!



Al Sigl Community of Agencies 2014 Walkabout walkAbout

Oct. 25 8:30 a.m.

Walk, roll, and cheer for abilities at the 25th Annual Al Sigl Community WalkAbout to raise funds for Al Sigl Member Agencies serving over 50,000 children and adults with special needs!




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Oct. 18-21 & 25-31

A full quarter mile of intense chills and thrills and is Western NY’s largest indoor Haunted House.  The attraction is located in Southtown Plaza, 3333 W. Henrietta Road.



Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester in WilliamsonHauntedHayridesLogo

Oct. Thursdays-Sundays

The Haunted Hayride is a 35-minute hay wagon through the woods of the De Fisher Fruit Farm with over 40 actors on hand to thrill and frighten you along the way.  There’s also a Spinning Tunnel, a 3D Maze, a Screamatorium, the Hellevator, a chance to experience being Buried Alive and a Mummy Theatre.  Activities scheduled during the event include special Family Fun Nights when the little ones can enjoy a ride; and Wagon Rides.




Pumpkins, Corn Maizes, Pumpkin Slide, Wagon Rides, and more.











Celebrate the change of seasons at area Farm Markets.

Best Local Farm Markets
Local Corn Mazes




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