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- Manhattan Square Park in downtown Rochester will be converted into a holiday market and event village during December.
City and business officials announced the event this morning.
Starting on December 1 and continuing on weekends through Sunday, December 23, there'll be a Santa's workshop, music and other entertainment, Breakfast with Santa events, crafts classes, an elf workshop, a mini-makers fair, food and merchandise vendors, and ice skating on the park's ice rink.
Holiday Village founders are Jenna Manetta-Knauf of the event planning company Bella Events; Sean McCarthy of McCarthy Tents; and Webster resident Kelli Marsh.