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With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Buffalo Winterfest and Powder Keg Festival in February, to the Taste of Buffalo, the Elmwood Festival of the Arts, the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and the National Garden Festival (which features America's largest garden walk) in the summer, our events bring in visitors from all over the world.


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Saturday Sep 20, 2014

Buffalo Maritime Festival

  • September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
  • Venue: Canalside
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  • September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014
  • Location: The Great Pumpkin Farm
  • Address: 11199 Main Street, Clarence, NY 14031

Celebrating Our All American Cuisine BBQ, Beer, Music & Fun BBQ enthusiasts & anyone who loves good food & fun will be converging on the to enjoy the sights, sounds, people & activities at the 13th Oinktoberfest BBQ Festival & Competition. Get your fill of barbecue from our team vendors: One Eyed Jacks, Desperados, Butts & Links, Big Belly BBQ, Smoke Shack, & Smokin Petes Barbecue Beer, wine, music, pumpkins, amusement rides & games, hay wagon rides, pie eating c...

Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival

  • September 20, 2014 - October 31, 2014
  • Address: 11199 Main Street, Clarence, NY 14031

This Fall Festival is our way of celebrating the harvest of blessings we enjoy in our community and our nation. It has grown to be, by far, the largest family event in the region. We believe that's because it's based on the root values we share in the cultures that make up this remarkable community. We come together to share in the bounty of our land and enjoy the wonderful fall season our region is blessed with. The Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival is about wholesome fun and food. About deco...

Hello Again

  • September 20, 2014 - October 04, 2014
  • Location: ART in the BOX
  • Address: 16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14219
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 3 weeks on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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ART/WNY Presents HELLO AGAIN [Draft‏] American Repertory Theater of WNY Attachment 9/04/14 Photos Continue writing | Delete Active View 4 attachments (total 4.6 MB) Download IMG_1077.jpg (1174.8 KB) Download Download IMG_1094.jpg (1274.3 KB) Download Download IMG_1099.jpg (1152.8 KB) Download Download IMG_1080.jpg (1092.6 KB) Download View slide show (4)Download all as zip For Immediate Release Contact Information Matthew LaChiusa 716-697-0837/ email The Ame...

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market

Buffalo SAM is a true handcrafted market, and each week a changing assortment of artists and artisans display their wares for sale, with all work created by the seller. Entertainment is also part of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market experience, with weekly lineups including a variety of musical acts, as well as other live performances.

Delaware Avenue Midway Tour

Historically the most prestigious address in Buffalo, Delaware Avenue is full of historic and architectural treasures. On this tour of the section of Delaware Avenue from Tupper to Allen streets, enjoy mansions, churches and the street’s only collection of rowhouses. This tour will begin with a tour inside Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center and Babeville, the former Asbury United Methodist Church. The tour also includes special interior access to the Katharine Pratt Horton House, home to th...

Explore Inside: Prospect Hill Tour of Homes

One of the most historic neighborhoods in the city, the Prospect Hill neighborhood features beautiful homes on tree-lined streets. A wide variety of architectural styles is present, from Italianate to Queen Anne, with exquisite exterior and interior detailing that has been lovingly preserved. This is a special opportunity to view the interiors! The Prospect Hill neighborhood consists of four areas: Columbus Park, Armory Hill, Fargo Estate, and the Cottage District. Homes and other buildings in e...

Fall Shoreline Cleanup

Join us for clean-up of the preserve in conjunction with the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.

Frankie Avalon

If you can't remember a time when Frankie Avalon wasn't a part of your life, you aren't alone. This talented performer can look back on a career that spans three generations of music, television and motion pictures which he feels is due primarily to the loyalty and trust of his audience.


Free Community Festival with fun for all ages. Everything is free! Free food, Outdoor games, Carnival games, 3 Live Music Venues, Bounce House, Dunk Tank, Prizes and Give-aways, Children's Crafts and Activities, Chance to help others by participating in On-Site Care Project, Ethnic Food, Missionary and History exhibits and so much more! The Festival is our way of inviting the community to help celebrate First Trinity’s 175th Anniversary.

Hispanic Heritage Museum Celebration

Limited tickets will be provided to first come to the basic entrance to the Science Museum. It does not include the Mummies. Latin Performance with music, family oriented

In the footsteps of John R. Oishei

Take a two-hour experience that walks the life and discovers the impact of Trico Founder and Philanthropist John R. Oishei. Inventor of the Automobile Windshield Wiper, John R. Oishei left a lasting impact on the city of Buffalo and the surrounding region. This tour explores the area surrounding the Trico Building in downtown Buffalo.

Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis returns to Seneca Niagara Events Center just a little more than a year after a sold-out performance inside the venue. The legendary crooner brought the crowd to its feet and proved that even in his late 70s, he still has an incredible voice. Mathis is a 2003 Lifetime Achievement Grammy winner and wrote the No. 1 hits “Chances Are” and “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late.” Many of his other songs – such as “It’s Not for Me to Say,” “...

Marissa Mulder: Tom Waits...In His Words

Marissa Mulder grew up in Syracuse, New York and graduated from SUNY Geneseo where she studied musical theatre. After college she came to New York and quickly delved into the Great American Songbook and cabaret, to which she is now utterly devoted. Awards and critical praise soon followed and she is regarded as a rapidly rising star on the scene. She has been described as having a voice comparable to Blossom Dearie and Rickie Lee Jones and brings that voice to the gritty, whiskey-soaked music of...

Meet LILLY the Mouse

Meet Lilly the Mouse from the wonderful books by Kevin Henkes, including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Kids can meet Lilly, have a hug or a high five, take pictures, and enjoy some FREE crafts and activities.

Outer Harbor Bike and Hike

Bring along your bike for a fun bicycle tour with Buffalo Harbor State Park to Gallagher Beach and Union Ship Canal. Finish with a short hike to explore Tifft Nature Preserve’s 75-acre cattail marsh and view the sunset over Lake Erie. Participants will meet in the parking lot at Buffalo Harbor State Park. Per person: $5. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397.

The 4th Annual Healthy Walking Challenge continues with the Walk to End Alzheimer's

The 4th Annual Healthy Walking Challenge continues this weekend at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Register for a chance to win a free Kindle Fire HD!

Mummies of the World Exhibition

  Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts in North America. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from across the globe including ancient Egypt. A fascinating mix of old and new, this never-before-seen collection bridges the gap between past and present with contributions from 10 world-renowned Institutions and two private collectors. Embark on a journey into the extraordi...

Wegmans Family Garden

This indoor garden provides a place for safe, meaningful play and discovery as children of all ages and abilities explore the wonders of the plant world and the importance of eating healthy. Hands-on programs for kids 4-10 take place every Saturday from 11am-1pm and Sundays from May 25 to September 28. Go to for a complete list of activities or call 716.827.1584 ext. 292.

Spirit of Buffalo Pirate Adventure

All cruises include a crew of professional pirates. You will be entertained with pirate stories, face painting, a treasure hunt, music and loads of swashbuckling family fun!

Buffalo Bites Food Tours

  • September 20, 2014 - December 28, 2014
  • Location: Tour Meets near Elmwood & Cleveland Avenues
  • Address: Exact meeting location given at time of purchase, Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Buffalo Bites food tours provides food tasting & historical walking tours of some of Buffalo and Western New York's most delicious neighborhoods. Join us for food, fun and history!

Ann Parker

Arcangel Gallery Exhibit Water and Glass - Shimmering pools, cascading fountains, glass reaching to the sky, silver-toned and green-gray succulents, all have been captured in Ann Parker’s photographic display of the Botanical Gardens. Using macro, zoom, and wide angle lenses, Ann’s photos show intricate details of plants, reflections in the pools, glass with light and shadow, and abstract, inverse images of garden objects. Her Water and Glass exhibit showcases color, form, lines ...

Succulent Show

A visitor FAVORITE! This show will feature many different types of cacti and succulents displayed in very unique ways. We will showcase many unusual or not so common plants such as Echeverias, Aeoniums and Euphorbias. New designs this year will include some whimsical surprises! Sponsored by: Buffalo Spree Magazine. Go to for more information.

Sharing the Spotlight: A Decade of Painting by Coni Minneci

Exhibit featuring 10 years of paintings by WNY artist, Coni Minneci. Exhibit will feature her entire series: A to Z: A Historical Survey of Women Artists along with several works by some of the artists represented including Cindy Sherman, Susan Rothenberg, Dorothy Simpson Kraus, and Yoko Ono. Also featured will be an extensive collection of Niagara Falls and other landscapes. Artist's reception, Sun, Sept. 7, 2-5pm.


Sydney Bruhl hopes to forge a collaborative partnership with promising young fellow playwright Clifford Anderson... or, failing that, to knock off his would-be protégé and appropriate Clifford's ingenious manuscript (titled "Deathtrap") for his own purposes. As the title suggests, a trap has been set - but for whom, exactly, and by whom? Deathtrap is a multilayered whodunit, a sharp-tongued farce... and a real scream.   Play by Ira Levin: Starring David Oliver, ...

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