WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

An award-winning Rochester native will return to the Little Theatre District for a legendary jazz show in a historic theater.

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that charts the history and enduring legacy of a groundbreaking multi-ethnic coalition that rocked Chicago in the 1960s.

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WXXI is celebrating the 40th season of This Old House with a very special event featuring host Kevin O'Connor and carpenter Nathan Gilbert.

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that follows a mother’s search for justice and reconciliation that begins while the trauma of more than a century of lynching Black Americans bleeds into the present.

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

In this Indie Lens Pop-Up presentation filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Ken Rosenberg visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to tell the intimate stories behind our national mental health crisis

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Threatened by climate change and globalization, remote Easter Island provides a wake-up call for the rest of the world. 

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that tells how television has shaped us and the world of today.

Recent Events

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00am - 11:59pm

Enter the Poldark Sweepstakes for chance to win the Grand Prize: a Viking Ocean cruise for 2 adults that visits Cornwall and other ports from Norway to Spain! 

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00am - Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:00am

America's Test Kitchen is turning 20 and we're celebrating with a weekly contest on Instagram and Facebook!

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Somebody Come and Play, Sing, Put Down the Duckie – if these song titles sound familiar and have a special place in your heart, you won’t want to miss this party!

Ongoing Events

Watch Opioids from the Inside on-demand to follow the journeys of three women and their families, whose lives have been forever changed as result of their addiction to opioids.

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

Do you use apps to explore the outdoors with your kiddos? Check out some of our FAVORITE nature-exploring apps that work well with young children!

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.

A searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light.

NOVA joins scientists and sufferers alike as they probe the mysteries of addiction.

The December issue of WXXI's member magazine listed 31 things to do throught out the month. Here's the list with links to the complete details.

WXXI Travel Club Event!

Sunday, October 18th - Monday, October 26th

Join WXXI for a trip from Memphis to New Orleans aboard the American Queen – October 18-26, 2020!