5:00 PM17:00

Veterans Awareness Bike Night

Benefit to raise awareness for PTSD and SUICIDE PREVENTION
Proceeds to help veterans organizations, Michele Ladd, Dave Lippa continue their work with raising awareness of PTSD and help try to decrease the number of veterans that commit suicide.
There will be a 50/50 raffle, along with other raffle items. Drink and appetizer specials.
Dinner special that night will be 12oz ribeye, salad and two sides for $22.95 with 15% of every steak dinner going towards the benefit!
Music being provided by the MASON TYLER BAND!

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5:00 PM17:00

AshFest Cigar Festival

Rochester's one and only cigar festival returns August 15th to support our local veterans!

Cigar lovers from near and far, join us at our Fairport Store for food, drinks, music and of course an ASH-load of cigars in support of Veteran's Outreach Center of Rochester! The BIGGEST vendors in the cigar industry will be in the house giving out 15 to 20 cigars to Aficionado & VIP ticket holders. We'll have large tents set up for vendors & dining as we're having a big ole Pig Roast buffet for all attendees with beer, beverages & music to enjoy while smokin' your newly acquired cigar stash! Are you a VIP? Get the premier ticket for more cigar, exclusive access to the lounge, extra freebies, tasting, early access & more! Non cigar inclusive tickets available for friends, significant others, and anyone else 18+ for just $30 a ticket! Get all the details and purchase tickets here

We're pleased to announce: Rocky Patel Cigars is our Name Sponsor for the Festival. With their support we'll be able to raise even more for our Vets!


VIP tickets are limited to just 50 - They sold out last year and will sell out again. If you want the best ticket you can get with TONS of exclusive perks, pick yours up ASAP

AFICIONADO ticket purchases get a FREE $15 Gift Certificate before June 15th. That's 15 cigars, swag bag, food, drinks and more for just $99 plus you INSTANTLY get the $15 gift card to use on any merchandise!


Access to all Cigar Vendors & Cigar Showcase Areas
All out Pig Roast Dinner Buffet
2 Beer Tickets & Free Soda and Water

EARLY BIRD (until 6/15/2019) Get $15 Gift Certificate Instantly
All out Pig Roast Dinner
4 Beer/Wine Tickets
15 PREMIUM Cigars Including one hand rolled by Gregorio on Site. (Aprox. Value $150)
Swag Bag
Commemorative Mug
Free Soda and Water

VIP - $169
The best ticket out there. Only 50 Available!
One hour early entry
All out Pig Roast Dinner
6 Beer/Wine Tickets
20 PREMIUM Cigars Including one hand rolled by Gregorio on Site. (Aprox. Value $250)
Swag Bag
Commemorative V.I.P. T-Shirt
Commemorative Mug
V.I.P. Raffle Ticket for a Great Prize
Air Conditioned V.I.P. Lounge
Hors d'Oeuvres
Real Bathroom
Free Soda and Water

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VENDORS & SPONSORS (thus far):


Hot Pig On Wheels

Altadis USA

We want to give you a taste of the companies we've confirmed you will be receiving cigars from at AshFest. We promised you the biggest companies and biggest brands in the industry and we've delivered. At AshFest, Aficionado and VIP ticket holders will collect their cigars from the following companies:

-Altadis (The company who makes: Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, H. Upmann, & More)
-AJ Fernandez
-Alec Bradley
-Ashton/La Aroma de Cuba
-Crowned Heads
-La Flor Dominicana
-Ted's Cigars
-Miami Cigars
-General (The company who makes: Macanudo, CAO, Cohiba, Partagas & More)
-Rocky Patel Premium Cigars
-Hand Rolled Cigars by Gregorio
-JC Newman/ Fuente
-Drew Estates (The company who makes: ACID, Liga Privada, Joyo de Nicaragua, Undercrown & More)
-Oliva Cigars
-JM Dominican
-Xikar (Cutters & Lighters on sale + Raffles to win merchandise)
-Boveda Humidification

Would you like to become a sponsor?
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Veteran's Outreach Center
A portion of the proceeds from ASHFEST will be donated to Veteran's Outreach Inc. a remarkable organization that supports our local veterans who have served our great country.
Founded locally in 1973 by returning Vietnam Veterans, today’s Veterans Outreach Center remains anchored in our community and offers a comprehensive portfolio of supportive services designed to meet the needs of veterans and their families. Through the generosity of our community, all of these programs and services are provided free of charge.
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9:00 AM09:00

Roc Sweatfest

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park at Manhattan Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Roc Sweat Fest is bringing all of the greatest fitness studios and instructors together for one day to give our community a chance to get sweaty!

You'll get to meet new instructors, workout with friends and get a taste of how incredible the fitness community is!

Join us Sunday, July 21st from 9:00am-2pm at Manhattan Square Park.

You will be able to purchase tickets online in June. Once you purchase a ticket you will be able to select up to 3 classes to participate in that day. There will be 3 Sweat Sessions each session will have 2-3 classes per session 40-minutes long. We will be offering a variety of classes: WERQ, Yoga, Boxing, HIIT, Self-guided city fun run, Boot Camp, CrossFit, Barre and more!

Proceeds from registration will be donated to VOC!

More details to come!

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80th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (Free Admission for All Military Personnel)
to May 26

80th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (Free Admission for All Military Personnel)

The PGA of America announced today that Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York, will host the 80th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship in 2019.

The most historic and prestigious championship in senior golf will be played for a second time on Oak Hill’s historic East Course, which was designed by Donald Ross in 1925.

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Ruck for Roc
11:00 AM11:00

Ruck for Roc

A ruck is simply moving from point A to point B with a pack on your back. For active duty military, this usually means moving swiftly through rough terrain with all of your gear strapped to you. For Ruck for Roc participants, a ruck means getting from brewery to brewery with new and old friends alike while helping to raise awareness for veterans in our community.

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