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National Toy Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend

Nov 09th, 2019 - Nov 10th, 2019
Location: The Strong, One Manhattan Square , Rochester NY
Phone: (585)-263-2700
Price: Age 2 and older $16, under age 2 free, members free.

Delight in performances by Checkers the Inventor at noon and 2 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Based in western New York, Checkers the Inventor performs in engaging shows throughout upstate New York libraries. Join Checkers and his robot sidekick, Snoozer, in an interactive show featuring comedy, magic, juggling, and a giant balloon stunt.

At 1 p.m. each day, watch models take the runway in looks inspired by National Toy Hall of Fame inductees and designed by local modeling agency Mary Therese Friel, LLC. All weekend long, celebrate Barbie’s 60th anniversary by dressing her friends in fashionable outfits. Use Crayola Crayons to draw a picture from your imagination and play with enlarged versions of past inductees, including Magic 8 Ball and UNO. Photo courtesy of Joey Hamilton. Presented in partnership with The Mary Therese Friel Modeling Agency. Included with general museum admission.

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