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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I in 1917, this exhibit looks back to a critical time in our nation’s history, emphasizing Buffalo’s role in the war. Central to this exhibition is the Library’s extraordinary collection of World War I posters, representing some of the finest graphically designed war propaganda from the United States, Canada and Europe.View Details
The Downtown Country Market is celebrating its 35th season! The Downtown Country Market is a two-day, weekly, open-air farmer’s market located on Main Street between Court and Church Streets in Downtown Buffalo. This downtown tradition offers residents, workers, and visitors the perfect place to pick-up local fresh produce, enjoy tasty treats such as baked goods and fresh lemonade, and purchase plants and flowers to brighten gardens, homes and offices.View Details
Enjoy a true rite of summer and visit the Elmwood Bidwell Farmers Market. This long standing, weekly ‘producer-only’ market brings all of the freshest goods to the city, from our local area growers. This eclectic neighborhood provides the perfect backdrop for a morning of summer fun and shopping for everyone. Open rain or shine!View Details
There’s no better way to kick off fall in Buffalo than a neighborhood street festival! Seneca Street will be closed and lined with more than 50 artisan vendors, food trucks, musicians and more for a day of shopping, eating, drinking, lawn games, and live music. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more programming details from Larkin Square, Hydraulic Hearth, Flying Bison Brewing Company, Buffalo Distilling Co., Swan Street Diner, Eckl’s at Larkin and more.View Details
Earth Science Day turns 21!
Join us, rain or shine, to learn about Western New Yorks natural history, ecology, and resources through interactive exhibits and demonstrations in a family-friendly setting. Experience hands-on learning in the science tent from groups like The Buffalo Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Bookmobile, Reinstein Woods, SUNY Buffalo Geology, Earth Dimensions, Past & Present Rock Shop, and many more. And stick around in the evening for a fall stargazing program.
Complimentary wine tasting from Ten Thousand Vines in Hamburg and Lloyd Taco Truck returns as the official lunch vendor.View Details
Imagine quietly and reflectively walking and appreciating the beauty of Buffalo’s Delaware Park Museum District, Mirror Lake and the Japanese Gardens. It can be both a physical and spiritual exercise; individual yet communal; as well as a pleasant and creative “place-based lifelong learning” experience.View Details
Imagine quietly and reflectively walking and appreciating the beauty of Buffalo’s Delaware Park Museum District, as well as the Scajaquada Creek, Buffalo State College and the Richardson Olmsted Complex. It can be both a physical and spiritual exercise; individual yet communal; as well as a pleasant and creative “place-based lifelong learning” experience.View Details
This premier literary event encourages children to discover the many joys of reading, and explore new worlds around them. More than 3 dozen local, national and international authors will interact directly with children through readings, book signings, presentations and demonstrations. Most activities target readers from ages 3-12.View Details