WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 5:00pm

The Corn Hill Arts Festival is back, and WXXI will be there!

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The White Hots are grilling up some fresh swing at Granite Mills Park this July. 

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Watkins & the Rapiers play an eclectic mix of acoustic music incorporating echoes of Cajun, country, jug band music, reggae, soul, and swing. 

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Katie Morey brings fresh indie pop to the stage at Granite Mills Park. 

Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The Mambo Kings return to the Hochstein at High Falls stage with their infectious Latin jazz. 

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Hanna PK and Johnny Burgin team up to bring double the blues to HHF. 

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

The multitalented Zahyia rounds out the 2022 Hochstein at High Falls concert series. 

Recent Events

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

John Dady & Benny Bleu take to the Hochstein at High Falls stage!

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Ann Mitchell Trio entertains listeners with the songbook jazz classics of the 1930s-1950s with an unbeatable heart.

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 12:10pm - 1:00pm

Vocalist Debbie Kendrick is Rochester’s Queen of the Blues, carrying on a tradition of many great blues and gospel artists that goes back to the legendary Son House. 

Ongoing Events

The PBS Asian Americans 5 episode series shows the impact and contributions of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. Watch the full series on PBS LearningMedia.

Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!

WXXI Education and our partners hosted a special virtual Community Summit on Sesame Street in Communities and their set of tools around Health Emergencies. This is the archive of the panel discussion and follow-up resources from the event. 

Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.

Behind the scenes at a zoo can be wild and crazy!  Join Jen to find out what it takes to be a zookeeper – hint:  sometimes you have to clean up poop.


Have you ever wondered why chocolate tastes so delicious? Jen finds out how science and creativity help chocolatiers create works of art that you can eat.


Professional athletes are known for being in top shape, but who helps keep them that way?  Jen meets a professional baseball athletic trainer to find out how he’s a part of the game. 


Learn about the career of a wildlife technician. What do they do? Are they outdoors all the time? You'll find out!


Twirling, spinning, and jumping - Jen puts on her dance shoes to learn how much STEM is involved in being a dance teacher.


Wouldn't it be great to spend the day with puppies and kitties? Jen joins up with a veterinarian to learn about all the different parts of her job (and the animals she works with!).