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1,15,21 – Acoustic Sunsets 5-7pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

1-24 - Elizabeth Lillian LaBarge, Surgery of the Spectacle Exhibition, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University 286-8200

1-29 - Wendy’s Family Fridays, family of four can enjoy a whole day of summer fun for only $59.95 with a coupon available at Buffalo-area Wendy’s restaurants, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

1-29 - TGI Fridays Concert Series 7-10pm, every Fri. followed by Fireworks launched over Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

1-29 - Medina Cruise In & Music 5:30-8pm Every Fri., 50s music with DJ Hank Nevins, refreshment, Erie Canal Basin, Medina 585-798-0445

1-29 - Free Friday Night Music in the Square 7pm–9pm, Country, Blues, Celtic, Rock, or Jazz Band, Jackson Square, Batavia 585-344-0900

1-29 - Spiritualism Rap Session every Fri., Lily Dale 595-8721

1-3,28-30 – Erie Canal Drama Theater Inc. presents Clinton’s Dish 7-9pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

1-30 –Kid’s Club, free interactive sessions with performances from Young Audiences of Western NY every Wed., Fri., Sat. at 12 & 1pm, Middle Block, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

1-31 – Live Music Thurs.-Sun., South Shore Beach Club, Angola on the Lake 549-3026

1-4,12-15,17,20-24,31 - Jamestown Jammers Baseball, Russell Diethrick Park, Jamestown 664-0915

1-2,8-9,15-16,22-23,29-30 - Night Lights at the Heron, walk through a forest transformed with colorful lights, art installations, music, food, The Heron, Sherman 761-7190

1-4,7-111,14-19,21-28,30-9/1 – Story of Buffalo Docent Tours 12-1pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

1-9/1 – Bikes in Bloom, decorated bikes throughout Clarence Hollow 759-2315

1-9/3 - Fossil Collecting 7 days a week, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

1-9/12 – The Hidden Chautauqua, over 40 Plein air paintings on exhibit by Thomas Annear, The Patterson Library’s Octagon Gallery, Westfield 326-2154

1-9/21 - Mummies of the World Exhibition, Buffalo Museum of Science 896-5200

1-2,9/6,10/3-4, Sale, $5 off cigarette cartons, free lunch, free coffee & donuts for early birds, Mikey’s Emporium, Irving 549-7888 & Mikey’s Emporium II, Kill Buck 945-0011

1-10/25 - Genesee County Farmers' Market, Tue. & Fri. 8am-5pm, Batavia Downs Parking Lot 585-343-9491

1-11/31 – Dale Threlkeld: End of Illusion Exhibition, Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University 286-9200

2,23 - Chautauqua Lake Water Ski Show, See slalom, barefoot, doubles, swivel, ballet, wakeboard, jumps, hydrofoil, tricks, show skis & more, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

2,9,16,23,30 - Sherman Farmers Market, Baked goods, fresh seasonal produce, Ethnic foods, Antiques, Collectibles, Artwork & more, Main Street 761-7676

2,9,16,23,30 - Walking Tours of Jamestown, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

2-30 – Hatha Yoga 7:30am, Saturdays, Lyceum Building, Lily Dale 595-8721

2,9,16,23,30 - Auto Racing, Dirt Track Racing at its best, State Line Speedway, Jamestown 664-2326

2,9,16,23,30,9/6 – Buffalo Lawless District Tour 7-9pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

2-9/6 – Saturday Night Car Cruises 6-9pm, Olcott Beach 778-7767

2,9/13 - Brewing Buffalo: Then & Now Bus Tour 1pm, past & present breweries in Buffalo including samples, pre-register, meet at Gene McCarthy's at 73 Hamburg Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

2-9/27 – Farmer’s Market every Sat. 9am-1pm, fresh produce from WNY, live music 11am-1pm, Angelica 800-836-1869

2-9/27 - Sherman Farmers Market, every Sat., fresh baked good, seasonal produce, ethnic foods, antiques, collectibles, artwork from area artisans, Main Street, Sherman 761-7676

2-9/27 - Perry Farmers’ Market 8:30am-12:30pm every Sat., Perry Village 585-237-2614

2-9/27 - Westfield Farmers Market, every Sat., meats, produce and goods offered are regionally grown or made, local wineries are also showcased each week, offering wine samples, Moore Park, Westfield 326-4000

2-9/27 – Archeology at the Fenton Museum, exhibit reveals discoveries of the past two summers of excavation work on the Fenton’s Walnut Grove, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

2-9/27 - Walking Tours of Jamestown-Fenton History Center every Sat., pre-register, Fenton will lead a series of rotating walking tours approx. 2 1/2 hours long, meet at the Fenton History Center, the Lake View Ave. tour meets at the corner of Buffalo St. and Lake View Ave. by the cemetery offices, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

2-9/27 – Angelica Farmers Market, 9am-1pm with music 11am-1pm, Park Circle, Angelica 585-409-5918

2,16,9/6,20,10/4,18 - Saturday Artisan Market 10am-5pm, all locally handmade goods, over 30 artisans exhibit & sell, music, food trucks, Canalside, Buffalo 597-5759

2-10/25 - Masters of American Architecture, Saturday walking tour of downtown landmarks, meet at The Archer at 268 Main Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

2-10/25 - Farmers Market every Sat. 9am-1pm, Church St., Fredonia 680-2844

2-10/25 – Clarence Farmers’ Market, every Sat. 8am-1pm, produce, specialty vendors, flowers, wine tasting & sales, kids’ activities, entertainment, Main St., Clarence 759-2315

2-11/26 – Farmer’s Market 7am-1pm Every Wed. & Sat., Aurora Village Shopping Center, East Aurora 655-1927

2-12/28 – Huge Weekly Flea Market every Sat. & Sun. 8am-5pm, antiques, collectibles, farmer’s market, snack bar, indoor & outdoor spaces available, Erie County Auction & Expo Center, East Aurora 800-536-1401

3,17,24 – 5 Hour ICU Ghost Hunt & Tour 7pm-12am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

3,10,17,24 – Summer Tours of Mt. Albion Cemetery 6pm, rain or shine 585-589-5416

3-31 – Open House Every Sun. 1pm-4pm, 1896 railroad station, trackside phone booth, other railroad artifacts, Lehigh Historic Site, Williamsville 633-7002

3-31 – Sippin’ Sundays at 21 Brix Winery, LTM Trio, 1pm-4pm, good music, glass of wine or slushie, cheese and crackers, admission free, wine purchase required, bring lawn chairs, Portland 792-2749

3-31 – Sunday Guided Walk Along Lake Erie: Berries, Birds and Wildflowers, 30 minute strenuous guided walk teaches about native trees, ground cover, maple sap gathering & birds, lesson ends with wild berry syrup tasting, Vinewood Acres/Sugar Shack, Westfield 269-9393

3-31- Sunday Concerts at the Gazebo 2-4pm, Olcott Beach 778-8531 x8

3-31 - Every Sunday 2-5pm visit 2 of the largest aviaries in the US, over 700 endangered geese, ducks, swans, Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Park, Delevan 942-6835

3-31 – Tom Sartori Performs Every Sun. 6pm, Cabana Sam's Sunset Bay Grill, Irving 934-9953

3-10/5 – Great American Garage Sale, first Sunday of the month, collectibles, antiques, new and used items, indoor and outdoor, Antique World, Clarence 759-8483

3-10/12 - Schoolhouse #8 History Center & Museum, open Sundays 1-4pm, restored one-room schoolhouse with period furnishings, memorabilia, free admission, group tours by appt., Library Campus, North Collins 337-3341

3-11/2 – Every Sunday Basic Tour 11am,1pm,2pm,3pm, In-Depth Tour 10:30am,2:30pm, pre-register, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, Derby 947-9217

4,11,18,25 – Fitness in the Parks: Boot Camp 6-7pm and Story of Buffalo Play 7-8pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

4,11,18,25 - Chautauqua Lake Voices, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

4,9/1,10/13 – Basic Tour 11am,12pm,1pm,2pm,3pm,4pm, In-Depth Tour 10:30am,2:30pm, Master Architectural Tour 1:15pm, pre-register, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, Derby 947-9217

5-26 – Tuesday Soccer Shots 6-7pm and Tuesday Zumba 6-7pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

5-26 - Sunset Paddle on Lake Erie every Tues., Rentals available, Barcelona Harbor, Westfield 763-2266

5-26 – Free Run Club every Tues. for all levels 5pm, Middle Block, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

5-26 - Summer Concert Series 7pm, live entertainment & food every Tues., Charcoal Corral, Perry 585-237-5270

5-26 - Learn About Letchworth Lecture Series, every Tues. 7-8:30pm, lecture of the history and environmental heritage of Letchworth State Park, Castile 585-493-3600

5,19,25,29 – Open Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, Lily Dale Beach 595-8721

5,31 – Cruise-In 6-9pm, all vehicles welcome, food concessions, vendors, teaser tours of the Asylum, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

5-9/1 - Treasure Hunt Tuesdays, kids 12 & Under follow clues to find the “hidden words” at 5 locations throughout the park, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

5,12,19,29,9/2 – Erie Canal Music w/ David Ruch & Friends 7-9pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

6,13,27 –Gazebo Summer Concert Series 6:30-8:30pm, Barker Commons, Fredonia 692-9125

6-27 – DJ Trivia 8pm every Wed., Cabana Sam’s Sunset Bay Beach Bar & Grill, Irving, 934-9953

6-27 - Clams in the Courtyard Every Wed., Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant, Blasdell 825-3675

6-27 - Wednesday Cruise Night 6-9pm, Fireside Inn, East Concord 592-9979

6-27 - Wednesday Night Concerts 6:30-10:30pm Wed. evenings, Buffalo Riverfest Park 823-4707

6-27 - Chautauqua Lake Outlet Paddle Wednesdays, rentals available, McCrea Point Park Boat Landing, Jamestown 763-2266

6-27 - Ghost Walk, Wed. walking tour of Lily Dale & its haunts, these are not GHOST HUNTS, the purpose is SPIRIT AWARENESS & Astrology Roundtable, Lily Dale 595-8721

6-27 - Local Authors Lecture Series every Wed. Afternoon and Free Fitness: Yoga 5pm, Middle Block, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

6-27- Canadian Family Wednesdays, guests from north of the border, a family of four can enjoy a whole day of summer fun for only $59.95 CDN, must show proof of Canadian residency, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

6-27 – Wednesday Cruise Night 6-9pm, Fireside Inn, East Concord 592-9979

6-27 - Open House & Church Tours 9:30am-12pm every Wed. with Bill Lattin, County Historian, Victorian Religious prints on display for these three months only, The First Presbyterian Church is located at 29 E. State St. & Pullman Universalist is 10 E. Park St., Albion 585-589-9510

6-27 – DJ Trivia Every Wed 8pm, Cabana Sam's Sunset Bay Grill, Irving 934-9953

6-11,14,16,22-27,31 - Batavia Muckdogs, Minor League Baseball, Dwyer Stadium 585-343-5454

6,13,20,27 – Erie Canal & History of Buffalo Lecture Series 7-9pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

6,9,13,16,19,23,27,30,9/3 – Boat Building Demos weekdays 1-5pm, weekends 9am-5pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

6-10/14 – Farmer’s Market 9am-2pm Every Wed., Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant Parking Lot, Blasdell 825-3675

7-28 – Music in the Courtyard Every Thurs., Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant, Blasdell 825-3675

7-28 - Mayville Thursday Summer Concert Series, Lakeside Park, Mayville 753-3113

7-28 – Free Fitness: Zumba every Thurs. 6pm & Flicks on Old Falls Free Outdoor Movie Series, every Thurs. 9pm, Middle Block, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

7,14,21,28 - Grandparents Day, $13.95 for one grandparent per paying child, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

7,14,21,28 – 4 Hour Detained Ghost Hunt & Tour 7-11pm, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

7,14,21,28,9/4 – Fizz, Boom & Read 11am-1pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

8,29 – Children’s Train 12pm, ride with Coco the Clown, food & ice cream available, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

9,23 – Saturday Tree Tour 9am-10:30am, be prepared to get muddy, wear comfortable shoes, meet along South Park Ring Road, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

9,9/6 - Cottage District, walking tour of one of Buffalo's most charming neighborhoods 10am, meet at First Presbyterian Church at One Symphony Circle, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

9,23,9/6,27 – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Train Rides, reservations required, dinner at mid-point off the train, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

12-31 - Verizon FiOS supports back to school, receive cool free school supplies (while they last), see what Verizon has to offer, 3300 Sheridan Dr., Amherst 835-1287

13,20,27 – Fitness in the Parks: Pilates 6-7pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

13,18,26,27 – 8-Hour Midweek Quarantined Ghost Hunt & Tour 8pm-4am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

14-21 – Navy week, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, Canalside, Buffalo 847-1773

15-9/1 – Lake Ontario Counties Fishing Derby 888-733-5246

16-24 – Greater Niagara Fall Classic Fishing Derby 877-FALLS US

16,9/20 - Delaware Avenue Midway 10am, walking tour of fashionable Delaware Avenue, meet at Hallwalls at 341 Delaware Avenue, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

17,9/7 - Silo City: Grounded - walking tour of the grain elevators 10am & 1pm, meet at Silo City at 120 Childs Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

17,31,9/14,28 - Medicine at the Museum Speaker Series, 8/17 - Dr. Ronald Batt from the University at Buffalo Medical School will speak on the history behind the development of Buffalo's Medical School. Event starts at 4:00pm, 8/31 - 4pm Erica Wanecski will provide a talk entitled The Search for Health: Sanitariums and Health Resorts in WNY, 9/14 - 4pm Bill Lattin from the Orleans County History Department will provide a talk entitled Trivial Tales of Orleans County Physicians, 9/28 - 4pm Derek Maxfield, Associate Professor of History at Genesee Community College, will provide a talk entitled Dying on Script: A Look at Victorian Attitudes Towards Illness and Death in the 19th Century, suggested donation for each event is $5.00 and includes the presentation, entrance into the "Medicine at the Museum" exhibit, and light refreshments, The Cobblestone Society Museum, Albion 585-589-9013
18-24 - Science Adventure Summer Day Camp 9am-3pm, ages 8-12, pre-register, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

19-24 - Rally in the Valley, The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce presents this event to benefit local charities, warm up event will be held the Tues. at the Cutco/KaBar parking lot with music, food, raffle prizes and Commemorative CUTCO Rally Knife, Wild Hog Wed. held at War Veterans Park with food, fun and music by Steel Reign., Thurs. Good Time Street Dance held on Laurens Street from N. Union to N. First streets from 7-10pm., Fri. Kick start to Rally and Tough Enough to Wear Pink, motorcycle parade from Olean Middle School parking lot to Bradner Stadium 5:30pm, free concert with The Porcelain Bus Drivers and Fireworks at dark, Sat. Fun and Games from 11am-11pm with music by The Girls from noon -3pm, Fat Brat from 4-7pm and Trolls from 8-11pm, Street Masters Car Show registration 9am, Sun. Leisure Time Power Sports Dice Run 11am with music by The Hoot n' Anges from 2:30-5:30pm, other activities include a corn hole tournament and Dice Run Tees, Bradner Stadium, Olean 372-4433

20-23 – Tin Can Sailors Field Days, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo 847-1773

21-24 – Fredonia Farm Festival, Thursday Movie in the Park: Frozen at dusk, Fri. & Sat. 9am-10pm, Sun. 9am-6pm, crafts, food, contests, live music, pet show, stage coach rides, family activities, Grand Parade Sun. 1pm & Antique Car Show 2-6pm, Barker Commons, Fredonia 969-7451

21,28 – Extended Happy Hour 4-9pm, Jeff Elliot performs 7pm, Cabana Sam’s Sunset Bay Beach Bar & Grill, Irving 934-9953

21-28 – First Responder Week, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo 847-1773

22-23 - Celtic Festival & Gathering of the Clans, Music, Caber Toss, Bagpipes, 15 Clans attending, plus Kilted Throwers competitions, food vendors, beer & wine garden, Lakeside Park, Mayville 753-0525

22-23 – Jammin' In The Vines, music festival, camping, beer, wine, food available, Willow Creek Winery, Silver Creek 934-9463

22-23 – Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival, annual jazz festival, free outdoor performances, Center Street, Village of Lewiston 754-8271

22-23 - Batavia Players presents Stereotypes, Harvester 56 Theater, Batavia 866-967-8167

22-23 - Ask The Channel Where To Go Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

22-24 – Buffalo Irish Festival, music, food, dancing, beverages, artisan market, genealogy, Canalside, Buffalo 743-9348

22,29 - Friday Night Movies at the Quaker Amphitheater, free family outdoor movie 9pm, bring blanket or chairs, Allegany State Park, Salamanca 354-9121

23 – Beginners Psychic Development Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

23 - Naturalist 101: Critters of the Creek, looking for creatures galore in creek beds, Pfeiffer Nature Center Eshelman Property, Portville 933-0187

23 - Mid-Summer Classic, Little Valley Speedway 938-9146

23 – Illusion performs, South Shore Beach Club, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-3026

23 - Midtown Buffalo 10am, walking tour emphasizing adaptive reuse of historic structures, meet at Linwood & Bryant Streets, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

23 – Patti Austin & The Duke Ellington Orchestra 8:15pm, Chautauqua Institution 357-6250

23 - Boogie Wonderland, Disco Party/Light Show, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

23 - Delaware Avenue Mansions 2pm, walking tour of the grandest mansions built in Buffalo, meet at Delaware & North, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

23 - Annual Gino Grasso’s Fundraiser, basket raffles, live music 10pm w/ Black Widow, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake, 549-5782

23 - Mr. Horton Spitzer Presentation of the painting “Convoy of the Cripples”, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Servicemen’s Park, Buffalo 847-1773

23 – Zac Brown Band, Darien Lake, Darien Center 585-599-4641

23 – The Marcy Downey Show 7pm, songs that will ‘take you back’, impersonators, refreshments, desserts, The Cabaret at Studio B, Albion 585-354-2320

23 – Master Architectural Tour, reservations required, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, Derby 947-9217

23 – Hosta, Daylily & Iris Sale, 9am-3pm, free admission, hundreds of plants, answer questions, offer advice about plants, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

23-24 – Elmwood Festival of the Arts, 170 artists and crafts people, 50+ performances, Kidfest, Elmwood Ave between Lafayette Ave and W. Ferry St, Buffalo 830-2484

23,9/13,11/1 – Master Architectural Tour 1:15pm, pre-register, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, Derby 947-9217

24 – The Art of Feng Shui Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

24 – Roaring 20s Community Appreciation Day 12-6pm, antique car display, puppet show 12:15 & 3pm, Skee Ball Challenge, free rides on the Olcott Fire Truck 1-3pm, all carousel rides free, Olcott Beach Carousel Park 778-7066

24 - Open Draft Horse Show Creekside Arena Franklinville 307-0991or 984-6575

24 – Wild Wing Festival 12-5pm, guided tours of 700 birds and 65 different species, kids can hand feed geese and 2,000 Koi fish, singing/dancing swans, dining tents, music, rain or shine, bring lawn chairs, Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, Delevan 942-6835

24 - Sunday Funday Patio Party, Ultraviolet performs 5pm, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

24 – Toy Town Car Show, Main Street, East Aurora 888-0219

24 – Intro to Wood Engraving-Printing Workshop, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

24 – Wet T-Shirt Contest 3pm, Sunset Bay Beach Club, Irving 934-4847

24 – Tri Dunkirk Triathlon, intermediate triathlon, spring triathlon, aqua bike intermediate, duathlon, kids triathlon, Wright Park, Dunkirk 940-6294

24 - Hollywood Nights, Bob Seger Tribute, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

24 - Open Draft Horse Show Creekside Arena Franklinville 307-0991or 984-6575

24 – Wild Wing Festival 12-5pm, guided tours of 700 birds and 65 different species, singing/dancing swans, dining tents, rain or shine, bring lawn chairs, Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, Delevan 942-6835

24,9/13 - Elmwood Village Victorians 2pm, walking tour of one of Buffalo's most beautiful neighborhoods, meet at Coffee Culture at Elmwood & Bryant, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

25 - Brant Concert Series 7pm w/Martin Schank, Brant Town Park 549-0301

25 – Self-Empowerment: 9 Things the 19th Century Can Teach Us About Living in the 21st Century

25 – Family Movie Night: Frozen, Artpark, Lewiston 754-4375

25-26 – Humanitarian Law Dialogs, The New World (Dis)Order: IHL in an Uncertain World, Chautauqua Institution 483-6646

25-29 – Unlocking The Mystery of Your Dreams Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

25-29 – Summer Science Safari Day Camp, 9am-3pm, ages 8-12, Mon. & Tues. Penn Dixie Site, Wed. & Thurs. Evangola State Park, Fri. Reinstein Nature Preserve, pre-register 627-4560

26 - Eden Summer Concert 7pm w/ Creek Bend, Bluegrass, Eden Elementary School 992-3408

26 – De-Stressing with Meditation & Yoga & The Soul’s Path: A Psychic Gateway to Higher Awareness Workshops, Lily Dale 595-8721

26 – Michael McDonald plus Toto, Artpark, Lewiston 754-4375

26 – South Shore Beach Club Miss Buffalo Cruise 549-3026

27 – 5K Run in the Country, pre-register, and Behind the Scenes Tour: Woodworking 1-3pm, pre-register, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, Amherst 689-1440

27 – Summer Fun is Magic, Adam Michael Magic 11am, Explore & More Children’s Museum, East Aurora 655-5131

27 – Laugh A Yoga Part I Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

27 – Children’s Programming: Stuart Fuchs: Ukulele Show 11-12 pm & Traveling Museum 12-1pm,
Music & Dance: Salsa 7pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

27 – The Fresh Beat Band, Darien Lake, Darien Center 585-599-4641

27 - Angola Gazebo Concert 7-9pm w/ The Frankfurters, Centennial Park, Angola 549-1126

27 - Happy Hour, free buffet, Mick Hayes Duo performs 7pm, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

28 - Town of Concord Concerts in the Park 6:30pm w/Country Memories, Fiddler’s Green Park, Springville 592-4946

28 – Laugh A Yoga Leader Certification Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

28 – Metropolitan Opera, Roméo et Juliette 7pm, interpretation of Shakespeare, captured live in HD, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

28 – A Mystic’s Life: Into This Happy Night In Secret Seen of None…Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

28 - Country Nite, 2 Left Boots perform 9pm, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

28 - Annual Pops Brewfest, Craft Beer Festival, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

28 – Cruise Night, Historic District, Angelica 585-409-5918

28 - Music on the Pier with Revolver 6:30-8:30pm, Dunkirk Pier 363-2000

28 - Cruise Night 6-8pm featuring Rats, Rods, Customs & Orphans, Main St. Akron 542-4050

28 – Ratatouille Free Flick 9pm, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

28-9/1 – Rushford Labor Day Festival 800-836-1869

28,9/6 - Cottage District, walking tour of one of Buffalo's most charming neighborhoods 10am, meet at First Presbyterian Church at One Symphony Circle, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

29 – Highest Divine Expression & A Body of Prayer-Moving With Spirit & Discovering Your Role in Defining the New Era & Intro to Homeopathy: A Natural Path to Healing Workshops, Lily Dale 595-8721

29 – Live Music 9pm, Sunset Bay Beach Club, Irving 934-4847

29 - Early Bird Fish Fry 3-5pm, Caribbean Extravaganza performs 6pm, Country Nite, West of the Mark performs 10pm, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

29 – Monarchs & Margaritas 5pm-7pm, enjoy refreshments, sneak preview of Monarch Butterfly Festival, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

29 – Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore & Thomas Rhett, Darien Lake, Darien Center 585-599-4641

29 - Friday Night Family Outdoor Movies, bring blanket or chair, Quaker Amphitheater, Allegany State Park, Salamanca 354-9121

29 – ZZ Top with Jeff Beck, outdoor concert, Seneca Allegany Casino, Salamanca 877-873-6322

29 - The Diamond Project, Tribute to Neil Diamond, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

29 – Kiss This (Kiss tribute band) performs at TGI Fridays Concert Series 7-10pm, followed by Fireworks launched over Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

29-30 – Wild Wild Fest featuring Baby Gramps, Arm Cannon, Well Worn Boot and Smackdab, camping, beer, wine, food available, Willow Creek Winery, Silver Creek 934-9463

29-31 – Labor Day Shoot Out Hockey Tournament, Jamestown Savings Bank Arena 484-2624

29-9/1 – Farm Fest, Tall Pines ATV Park, Andover 800-836-1869

29-9/1 - Little Valley Rider's Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride, bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts, camping available by reservation, Little Valley Horse Park 307-9091

30 - Lily Dale Endowment Fund Variety Night 8:15pm
Line Dancing - Country/Western, Polka, Rock n Roll, Karaoke, Music by Squirrel City Sound, door prizes, Chinese auction, Lily Dale Ukulele Strummers, Lily Dale Assembly- Auditorium, Lily Dale 595-8721

30 - Junior Achievement Day, free admission to JA kids, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

30 – Classic Car Show 8am-4pm, Krull Park, Olcott Beach 692-2433

30 - Grant-Amherst Neighborhood 11am, walking tour of a historic Black Rock neighborhood, meet at Amherst & Bridgeman Streets, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

30 - Sperry Park Unity Day 10am-10pm, a few people working together brings leadership, respect, positivity for many others to share a simple smile-hug-kind word-love-understanding-forgiveness-helping hand- encouragement- knowledge- a meal- a positive day to remember, and children playing in bliss, together this will bring peace-Laughter_Love_Life_and Fun for everyone, FREE FOOD, FREE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, FREE GAMES, FREE FUN,
The Sperry Park Committee wants to send special thanks to all the individuals and or businesses that helped make this years (2014) 23 Annual Sperry Park Unity Day A Success..., Sperry Park 166-266 Sherman St., Buffalo 768-4349

30 – Who Am I? Why Am I Here Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

30 – Monarch Butterfly Festival 10am-4pm, fresh cut flowers, live butterflies, crafts, food, photo ops, for all ages, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

30 – Drunken Uncle performs, South Shore Beach Club, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-3026

30 - Dave Constantino Band performs 5pm, Breakaway 10pm, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

30 – Historical Walk with Doug Kohler, Clarence Ctr. & Goodrich Roads, Clarence 759-2315

30 – Arts in the Village 10am-6pm, artisans display and sell their crafts, kids can make their own, artisans performing on stages, Lancaster 583-4078

30 – George Lopez, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

30 – Euro Car Show 1-5pm, Federation of Germen-American Societies, Cheektowaga Town Park 864-1965

30 – Paranormal Naval Park Benefit, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Servicemen’s Park, Buffalo 847-1773

30 – Soccer Shots Clinic 10am-3pm, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

30 – Beats at the Brix Music Series, acoustic act 7pm-9pm, good music, glass of wine, rain or shine, bring lawn chairs, 21 Brix Winery, Portland 792-2749

30 - Pops Labor Day Finale with Fireworks, The Floating Stage, Bemus Point 386-7000

30 - Lily Dale Endowment Fund Variety Night 8:15pm, Line Dancing - Country/Western, Polka, Rock n Roll, Karaoke, Music by Squirrel City Sound, door prizes, Chinese auction, Lily Dale Ukulele Strummers, Lily Dale Assembly- Auditorium, Lily Dale 595-8721

31,9/14,28 - Medicine at the Museum Speaker Series, 8/31 - 4pm Erica Wanecski will provide a talk entitled The Search for Health: Sanitariums and Health Resorts in WNY, 9/14 - 4pm Bill Lattin from the Orleans County History Department will provide a talk entitled Trivial Tales of Orleans County Physicians, 9/28 - 4pm Derek Maxfield, Associate Professor of History at Genesee Community College, will provide a talk entitled Dying on Script: A Look at Victorian Attitudes Towards Illness and Death in the 19th Century, suggested donation for each event is $5.00 and includes the presentation, entrance into the "Medicine at the Museum" exhibit, and light refreshments, The Cobblestone Society Museum, Albion 585-589-9013
31 - Food Trucks N Fire Trucks 11am-9pm, fundraiser, Food Trucks, Craft Beers, 50/50, Chinese Auction, and signature EAFD foods like Limburger and Onions, Clam Chowder, Toyfest's Candy Cannon, Firemen's Field, Pine Street Extension, East Aurora 220-2943

SEPTEMBER

All area codes 716 unless otherwise noted

1 – Last Day of the Season, Magic Show 2:30pm, balloon animals 3:30-4:30pm, Olcott Beach Carousel Park 778-7066

1 – Labor Day Weekend Countrywide Yard Sale 9am-5pm, no new merchandise, chicken BBQ, free setup, Cross Roads Market, Westfield 326-6278

1 –Classic Auto Show, judged classic car show, food, cold drinks, kids jump house, face painting, St. Gregory the Great Church, Williamsville 998-4707

1 – Patio Closing Party 12pm, Sunset Bay Beach Club, Irving 934-4847

1 - Labor Day Fun in the Sun Concert 2pm, Open Weekends thru September, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

1 - Labor Day 5K Run/Walk, registration 8am, race 10am, MacArthur Park, Batavia 585-343-5775

1 – Labor Daze, alcohol free family event, entertainment, food, crafters, games, fireworks, Oakfield 585-948-5835

1 - Treasure Hunt Tuesdays Finale, grand Prize winner will be drawn from all entries after 5:30p shootout, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

1 - Jamestown Jammers Baseball, Russell Diethrick Park, Jamestown 664-0915

2 - Story Time 10am, The Iroquois, The Buffalo History Museum 873-9644

2-3,8-10,15-17,29-30 – Midweek Quarantined Ghost Hunt & Tour 8pm-8am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

3 – National Anthem 200th Anniversary, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park 847-1773

3,20 – Guided Museum Tour 1-2pm, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

4 – Rascal Flatts, Cheryl Crow & Gloriana, Darien Lake, Darien Center 585-599-4641

4 – Cruise Night 6-8pm featuring Willy’s and Gassers, Main St. Akron 542-4050

4-7 - WNY Gas & Steam Engine Assoc. Fall Rally, displays of antique farm & construction equip., log sawing, flea market, threshing demos, Gillate Rd, Alexander 632-7729 or 570-0177

4,18 – 5 Hour ICU Ghost Hunt & Tour 7:30pm-12:30am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

5 - Wild Photo Day , once in a lifetime opportunity to capture animals in action, in their natural settings, professional, amateur, and recreational photographers are invited to bring their cameras and venture into the wild 1-4 pm, join wildlife experts as they provide a unique opportunity to photograph many of their popular, rare, and endangered animals up-close, in natural settings, and without barriers, Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, East Aurora 652-8646

5 –Fallfest, Winchester Volunteer Fire Co., West Seneca 583-3759

5 – An Evening w/ Bill Harley 7:30pm, music & stories involving daily life, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

5 - First Fridays, Rochester artists, sculptures, paintings, 5:30pm-9pm, Marti’s on Main, North side of Erie Canal, Albion 585-589-6715

5 – A Special Evening with Rock Icon Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

5 – First Friday Lunch Bunch 1am-1pm, nature-related talk, bring brown bag lunch, coffee and tea provided, Jamestown 569-2345

5 – Aircraft with Well Worn Boot & Mr. Boneless perform at TGI Fridays Concert Series 7-10pm, followed by Fireworks launched over Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

5-6 - Red, White & Blues Festival, celebration of Blues music, area wines & good food, Fri. Uptown food & music 6pm at Fredonia Beaver Club, Sat. blues bands all day starting 12pm at various bars with Jony James performing 4-6pm Barker Commons Park, Fredonia 680-2844

5-7 – Niagara County Peach Festival, parade, peach shortcake, carnival food, entertainment, giant midway, Peach queen, Academy Park, Village of Lewiston 754-7745

5,13,26 - 9 Hour Quarantined Ghost Hunt & Tour 7pm-4am, for private groups, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

6 – Homestead Festival, nature hikes, crafts, home-made ice cream, food, demos, Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, N. Java, 10am-5pm, 585-457-3228

6 – Oktoberfest, street party w/ German flair, dancing to the Auslanders 5pm-9pm, Williamsville 633-7800

6 – Wild Photo Day 10am-2pm, rare opportunity, photograph wildlife up-close, amateur and professional photographers welcome, Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, East Aurora 652-8646

6 – Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding, interactive dinner theater where you are a guest at the wedding, includes dinner, The Wilson House 633-4355

6 – Cobie Caillat, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

6 - Chinese Auction & Flea Market, doors open 11am, drawings start at 12:30pm, Flea Market open 11-12:30, with a bag sale after auction ends, lunch available, Springville Women of the Moose 592-3806

6 - Brick House Corners Fair 10am-4pm, Chinese auction, book sale, children's games, entertainment, historical exhibits, Rts. 5 & 77, Pembroke 585-599-4892

6 - Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta, amateur dice run regatta, any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek, Hinsdale American Legion 557-8716

6 - Quilt Bee, Amish and English quilters help out, be a part of building a special quilt as a group to get it completed faster, displays of Amish Quilts or quilts from Willow Creek Quilters Group for inspiration, Amish vendors, flea market, refreshments, Leon Historical Church 296-5709

6 - Swine, Wine and Music Festival, Rib Cook off, Winemakers and Brewers Competition, War Vets Park, Olean 372-3620

6 - Cottage District, walking tour of one of Buffalo's most charming neighborhoods 10am, meet at First Presbyterian Church at One Symphony Circle, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

6-7 – The Puerto Rican & Hispanic Day Parade of WNY, celebrate traditions, LaSalle Park, Buffalo 697-4698

6-7 – Mediumship Enhancement Workshop, Lily Dale 595-8721

6-7 – SeptemberFest, two days of great wine, beer, food, fun, crafters, car show, entertainment, Merritt Estate Winery, Forestville 965-4800

6,12 – 8 Hour Captive Ghost Hunt & Tour 8pm-4am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

6-7,13-14 - Haunted Shoot-outs, the last Shoot-Out of each day is extra-special – it’s HAUNTED, the Old West like you’ve never seen it before, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

6,27 – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Train Rides, reservations required, dinner at mid-point off the train, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

6-27 – Wellsville Art Association Members Show, David A. Howe Library, Wellsville 800-836-1869

6,10/3-4, Sale, $5 off cigarette cartons, free lunch, free coffee & donuts for early birds, Mikey’s Emporium, Irving 549-7888 & Mikey’s Emporium II, Kill Buck 945-0011

6-10/25 – Marble Orchard Ghost Walks 7pm Saturdays, theatrical guides take you through historical section of village and into the cemetery, local ghost stories, myths, tales of tragedy & crime, rain or shine, Lewiston Peace Garden 754-0166

6-10/25 – Wild Game Safari Tours, Fri.-Sun., Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Varysburg 585-535-4100

6-10/5 – Succulent Show, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x 291

6-10/25 - Masters of American Architecture, Saturday walking tour of downtown landmarks, meet at The Archer at 268 Main Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

6,13,20,27 - Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market, Unique indoor market with crafts, artwork, woodwork, imported gifts, specialty supplies, unique collectibles, foodstuffs, candy, coffee, hand-made clothing, Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market, Westfield 326-6278

6,13,20,27 - Fredonia Farmers Market, Featuring local produce, home baked goods, meats, organic poultry, cheese, eggs, jam, jellies, hand-made soaps & bath products, plants, flowers, herbs, local artisan and crafters, Downtown Fredonia
680-2844

6,13,20,27 - Westfield Farmers Market, A New York Producers certified market, meaning that meats, produce & goods offered are regionally grown or made, Moore Park, Westfield 326-4000

6,13,20,27 - Walking Tours of Jamestown, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

6,13,20,27 - Southern Tier Xpress Hockey, Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, Jamestown 484-2624

6,13,20,27 - Guided Walk Along Lake Erie: Berries, Birds and Wildflowers, 30 minute strenuous guided walk teaches about native trees, ground cover, maple sap gathering & birds, lesson ends with wild berry syrup tasting, Vinewood Acres/Sugar Shack, Westfield 269-9393

6-12/28 – Huge Weekly Flea Market every Sat. & Sun. 8am-5pm, antiques, collectibles, farmer’s market, snack bar, indoor & outdoor spaces available, Erie County Auction & Expo Center, East Aurora 800-536-1401


7 – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers & Steve Winwood, Darien Lake, Darien Center 585-599-4641

7 – Historical Tour 2-4pm, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

7 - Silo City: Grounded - walking tour of the grain elevators 10am & 1pm, meet at Silo City at 120 Childs Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

7 - 100 Years of the Cattaraugus County Museum, celebration commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the dedication of the museum, performance of Civil War brass band music by the Excelsior Cornet Band, Civil War Soldiers Talk given by University of Ohio history professor Mark Grimsley, Civil War re-enactors, encampment, The Stone House, Machias 353-8200

7 - Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena, Franklinville 307-0991

7 – Kellie Pickler, Seneca Allegany Casino, Salamanca 877-873-6322

7 – Schlachtfest, celebrate the beginning of fall, pork roast dinner, German beer on tap, Spring Garden Park, East Aurora 674-1539

7 – Grandparents Day 1pm-4pm, identify fossils, rocks, minerals, view sunspots, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

7 - Alden Art Show.....Art in the Park 10am-4pm, juried artisans, cash awards and “Best of Show” ribbons, Alden Library will be having its book sale, the Alden Historical Society Building will be open (2-4pm), Chicken Bar-B-Q, local food, refreshment and dessert establishments just a short walk from the park, Village of Alden 937-6916 (Angelo) or 937-4295 (Sue)

7,14,21,28 - Open House 1pm-4pm, 1896 railroad station, trackside phone booth, other railroad artifacts, Lehigh Valley Historic Site, Williamsville 633-7002

7-10/12 - Schoolhouse #8 History Center & Museum, open Sundays 1-4pm, restored one-room schoolhouse with period furnishings, memorabilia, free admission, group tours by appt., Library Campus, North Collins 337-3341

7-12/31 – Alexandra Spaulding Exhibit, Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University 286-9200

8 - Southeast Support Association Membership Dinner, The Southeast Support Association (SESA) is a group of parents, friends and family members of an adult with a developmental disability who participates in any of the programming at offered by Southeast Works. The purpose of the group is to support and enhance the mission of Southeast Works, which is “We energize people with disabilities, individually and within communities, to lead independent and productive lives through innovative services.” , Southeast Works, Depew 675-1925

8,15,22,29 – Adult Watercolor Classes, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291 or x292

9 - Cruise Night 5-9pm, rain date 9/16, free custom & classic car show, The Diva Show Band performing tunes from the 50s-70s, food & beverage specials, Best In Show contest, $5 free play for the driver and each guest in their classic car, Hamburg Gaming, Hamburg Fairgrounds 646-6109

9 – Lewiston Arts Café 7pm, poetry: Ken Feltges, music: Dee Adams, Lewiston Opera Hall 754-0166

10 – Wild Edibles 6pm-8:30pm, explore wild things you can eat in the fall, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

10 - Fenton History Center Brown Bag Lecture Series, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

10-11 – Cystic Fibrosis Cast for a Cure Steelhead Challenge, Lewiston 800-FIGHT CF

10,17,24 - Yoga at the Gardens, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
864-1194

10,17,24,10/1 – Adult Drawing Classes, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

11 – Iraq Afghanistan Memorial Unveiling, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo 847-1773

11 – Foster the People in Concert 7pm, ticketed event, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

11 – Nature Photography Club 6:30pm-9pm, camera tips and tricks, photo critique, guest speakers, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

11 – Winds, Waves & Wines, regional foods, wines and entertainment to benefit the Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Falls 285-3575

11 - The Wiggles: Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Tour, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

11 - Sunset at the Cabin, please bring a dish and beverage to pass, Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Lillibridge Property, Portville 933-0187

11 - 4 Hour Detained Ghost Hunt 8pm-12am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

11-14 – Blues Festival, Thurs. eve car and motorcycle cruise from Sal Maglie Stadium to Old Falls Street, live music, vending, 9/11 special tribute, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

12- Oktoberfest & 5K Run, Brothers of Mercy, Clarence 759-2315

12-13 - Night Lights Fall Music Festival, featuring Grammy winners Snarky Puppy, walk through a forest transformed with colorful lights, art installations, music, food, The Heron, Sherman 761-7190

12-14 – Seneca Fall Festival, Friday 4p-10p, Saturday 10a-10p, Sunday 10a-6p, celebrating Our Time To Gather that include: A Friday night bonfire, a parade on Saturday at Noon, Native American Art Show, Indigenous Food Cooking Challenge, Cultural Arts and Revitalization Demonstrations, Smoke Dance Competitions, “Drive-In” movie, 5K Run/Walk, Co-Ed Kickball Tournament, Master LAX Tournament, Bart Mohawk Memorial Motorcycle Show, Farmer’s Market, Youth Fishing Derby, Baby Contest, Donkey Bingo, Mud Bog Contest, Health tent, Live music, Native Food and Craft vendors, Chicken BBQ, and FREE Carnival rides for youth, Saylor Community Building, Seneca Territory, Route 438, Irving 532-4900 x5015

12-14 – Fall Gathering, Fri.& Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm, see our new fall line, food samples, refreshments, in-store specials, The Olde Steeple, Elma 668-2655

12-14 - Cattaraugus County 4-H Fall Classic 2014, Nash Hill Equestrian Center, Gowanda 532-4295

12-14 – Channeling Divine Workshop & Women’s Empowerment Weekend: Connect to Your Spiritual Power & Support Your Awakening Woman, Lily Dale 595-8721

12-10/12 – Deathtrap, Road Less Traveled Productions, Market Arcade Film & Arts Center, Buffalo 629-3069

13 – Star Spangled National Anthem Celebration12pm, Rotary Flag Pole, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo 847-1773

13 – Super Cruise & Craft Show 9am-4pm, Main St. Akron 542-4050

13 – The Lovin’ Spoonful, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

13 – Poles of Dunkirk & Fredonia with speaker Greg Witul 2pm, First Baptist Church, Silver Creek 934-7608

13 - Brian Galfo Scholarship Fundraiser Party, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

13 - Saturday Tree Tour, 9am-10:30am, be prepared to get muddy, wear comfortable shoes, meet along South Park Ring Road, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

13 – Third Annual Invitational Craft Show 9am-5pm, pre-register, Cross Roads Market, Westfield 672-4790

13 – Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise on the Niagara River, 3 hour ride, 3 course meal, witness murder, interview suspects, solve the crime, Robin Hood theme, boarding 5:30pm, sailing 6pm-9pm, Grand Lady Cruises, Buffalo 873-4630

13 – Vineyard Walk 10-11am, discussion about grape farming, use of frost fans, harvesting, pre-register, 3rd Birthday Party Celebration 12-5pm, live music, cake, appetizers, 21 Brix Winery, Portland 792-2749

13 – Taste of East Aurora, showcase of local restaurants 11am-5pm, Main Street between Olean & Riley St, East Aurora 652-8444

13 – Little Explorers, ages 3-8 w/ a grownup, nature lesson, walk, craft, snack, pre-register, Jamestown, 569-2345

13 – Bury Old Man Summer Closing Party, Innocent Bystander performs, South Shore Beach Club, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-3026

13 –Penn Dixie Nature Cruise & Buffalo Lighthouse Tour 8:30am-1:30pm, pre-register, Buffalo Harbor Cruises 627-4560

13 – Hispanic American Veterans Memorial 5K, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

13 –Zombie Mud Run, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

13 – Flea Market & Used Book Sale 8am-3pm, Lehigh Valley Historic Site, Williamsville 837-1791

13 - Open House at Gowanda Harley-Davidson® 2014, live music with Hootn’Anges, Food, Drinks, Vendors, Shopping Giveaways, Gowanda Harley-Davidson 532-4584

13 – Dunkirk Heritage Festival, variety of ethnic foods, crafts, music, Downtown Dunkirk 366-9876

13 - History Fair, Valley Historical Society Museum, Sinclairville 985-4870

13 – Rolling Hills Radio # 35: John Lantini & Miche Fambro 2pm, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Jamestown 484-0707

13 - 10,000 Maniacs 8pm, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Jamestown 484-0707

13 - Little Explorers, Children 3-8 & their favorite grownups enjoy a nature lesson, walk, craft & snack, Audubon Nature Center, Jamestown 569-2345

13 - Elmwood Village Victorians 2pm, walking tour of one of Buffalo's most beautiful neighborhoods, meet at Coffee Culture at Elmwood & Bryant, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

13 - WNY Super Late Model and 358 Modified Double Header at Little Valley Speedway 938-9146

13- Bobby Vinton, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

13-14 – Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games, clans, re-enactors, craftsmen, pipe bands, dancers, musicians, animals, strongman competition, food court, marketplace, Olcott Beach 778-5730

13-14 - Haunted Shoot-outs, the last Shoot-Out of each day is extra-special – it’s HAUNTED, the Old West like you’ve never seen it before, Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island 773-7591

13-14 – Fused Glass For Beginners Workshop, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

13-14 – Civil War Re-enactment, ride the train, watch battle rage, Blue & Grey fighting on and off the train, visit encampment, talk with soldiers, reservations required, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

13-14 - Rt. 16 Garage Sale & Firemen's BBQ, 43 miles of garage sales, Knapps Creek, Town of Olean, City of Olean, Hinsdale, Maplehurst, Ischua, Franklinville, Machias, Delevan, and Yorkshire 904-2233

13-10/31 – Fall Festival, every Sat. & Sun. 10am-dusk, corn maze, mining for gems, hay rides, cow train, amusement rides, magic shows, jugglers, cackling hen revue, food, pumpkins, contests, pumpkin sales & gift shop open daily, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

13-10/31 – Pumpkinville, Bounty Barn with locally produced jams & jellies, maple & honey products, hayrides, pony rides, corn cannon shoot, Storyland, cow train, goat mountain and 6 acre corn field maze, fresh picked apples or visit the Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin Patch, watch them press fresh apple cider, on-site bakery, food daily with chicken BBQ on weekends, Great Valley 699-2205

14 - Food Is Our Medicine Fall Fest 5K at 9am, certified 5K course, timed race, top male and female finishers and the top three finishers in each age group will receive medals, walk is not competitive, all registrants will receive dri-performance shirts, register early to ensure your size will be available on race day, Starting Line: Early Childhood Learning Center, 12857 Route 438 Irving 532-4900

14 - Budding Tree Yoga Festival, free day of yoga classes, health and wellness workshops and a small vendor market, various styles of yoga, meet the instructors and check out cool products, Canalside, Prime St., Buffalo 597-5759

14 – Tea Pot Painting Class with the Muse Jar, Purr-fect Tea, East Aurora 714-9634

14 – 38 Special, Seneca Allegany Casino, Salamanca 877-873-6322

14,28 - Medicine at the Museum Speaker Series, 9/14 - 4pm Bill Lattin from the Orleans County History Department will provide a talk entitled Trivial Tales of Orleans County Physicians, 9/28 - 4pm Derek Maxfield, Associate Professor of History at Genesee Community College, will provide a talk entitled Dying on Script: A Look at Victorian Attitudes Towards Illness and Death in the 19th Century, suggested donation for each event is $5.00 and includes the presentation, entrance into the "Medicine at the Museum" exhibit, and light refreshments, The Cobblestone Society Museum, Albion 585-589-9013

14,21,28 – 3 Hour Psych Hold Ghost Hunt 3-6pm, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

15-17,29-30 – Special Event, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

16 – Awesome Mossome Terrariums, make-it, take-it workshop 6:15pm, bring gloves and a box, create a miniature moss garden, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

16 – Tea Saloon 7-10pm, dinner (restaurant TBA) with tea tasting and pairing, Purr-fect Tea, East Aurora 714-9634

17-18 – Harvest Moon Cemetery Tours, evening horse drawn trolley tours of historic cemetery, heat tales of the founding families, local heroes & villains from the area told by knowledgeable guides, for 8 yrs. & up, preregister, Barker Commons Park, Fredonia 888-414-4818

17-20 – Quilt Seminar, classes, quilting camaraderie, all welcome, lecture Wed. 7pm, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Museum, Amherst, 689-1440

17-10/13 – I Love Lucy Live on Stage, behind-the-scenes filming process, one-of-a-kind theatrical experience, Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo 847-0850

18 - Challenge 2014, live/silent auction with dinner and a program, reception and silent auction begin at 5:30pm and dinner is served 7pm, Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Depew 683-7100

18-10/19 – Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, O’Connell & Company, Park School, Snyder 848-0800

19 – West of the Mark performs at TGI Fridays Concert Series 7-10pm, followed by Fireworks launched over Niagara Falls, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

19 – David Clayton-Thomas, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

19 – Teen Ghost Hunt, 14-17 years when accompanied by parent 7:30pm-1:30am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

19 - Brothers of Mercy Oktoberfest & 5K Run/Walk, Run/Walk starts at 6:15, 4520 Ransom Road, Clarence 716-54-EVENT

19-21 – Oinktoberfest, NYS BBQ Cook-off, beer, wine, music, food, for additional activities see Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 listing in this calendar, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

19-21 - Ellicottville's Rock 'N Roll Weekend, cars, trucks and rods all set up in class order and set up in front of shops, bars and restaurants along with music throughout the Village of Ellicottville 800-349-9099

19-21 – Harvest Fest, wine and food pairing at participating wineries, Niagara Wine Trail, Niagara & Orleans Counties 772-2211

19-10/26 – The Pumpkin Fiesta Saturdays & Sundays, Becker Farms, Gasport 772-2211

20 – Concord Stomp, Becker Farms, Gasport 772-2211

20 – Johnny Mathis, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

20 – Closing Party, Mickey Rats/Captain Kidds, Angola-on-the-Lake 549-5782

20 – Farm & Tractor Day, Clarence Farmer’s Market 759-2315

20 - Open House 1pm-4pm, tours, cheese making, Kutter’s Cheese Pembroke 585-599-3693

20 – Horticulture II – Soil Science, bring your soil for testing 11am—1pm, entertaining garden education, presented with a certificate upon completion, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

20 – Tour D’Vine Bike Rally and Celebration, 11am-3pm, Merritt Estate Winery, Forestville 366-5424

20 – Cordage Workshop 1-3:30pm, learn to make cordage from natural materials, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

20 – Penn Dixie Exhibit at Reinstein Woods Fall Festival 11am-4pm 627-4560

20 – Astronomy Night 6:30pm, telescopes available or bring your own, dress for weather, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

20 - Chautauqua Ultras, 6-Hour, 50K, 50 Miles Race, Mayville Lakeside Park 607-0328

20 - Explore Inside: Prospect Hill Tour of Homes 11am & 3pm, interior home tour of the Prospect Hill Neighborhood on Buffalo's West Side, pre-register, begin at Karpeles Manuscript Library at 453 Porter Ave., 10/25 - Masters of American Architecture, Saturday walking tour of downtown landmarks, meet at The Archer at 268 Main Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

20 - Delaware Avenue Midway 10am, walking tour of fashionable Delaware Avenue, meet at Hallwalls at 341 Delaware Avenue, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

20 – Cub Scout Day, earn badge, register by 9/16, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

20 – Frankie Avalon, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

20-21 – Quaker Arts Festival, over 300 artisans, entertainment, food, Orchard Park Middle School 667-2787

20-21 – Cuba Garlic Festival, crafts, garlic-themed food, demos, live music, cook-off, Empire City Farms, Cuba 585-968-2820

20-21 – Fall Harvest, Canaseraga 800-836-1869

20-21 – Sportsmen’s and Archery Festival, Swain 800-836-1869

20-21 – Genesee County Hunting & Fishing Days, free fishing for kids, wood carvers, archers, kayaking & canoeing, gorge rafters, dog retriever demos, vendors, family fun, Godfrey’s Pond, Stafford 585-815-1545

20-21 - Blue & Gray 2014, Members of the 9th Cavalry NY volunteers and the 155th NY Volunteers will be encamped at the Fenton Mansion, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

20-21 - Festival of Grapes, Grape stomping, wine tasting, grape products, live music, food, arts & crafts, amusements & games, Grand Parade on Sunday with the Festival of Grapes Princess, Village Park, Silver Creek 785-8033

20,26-27 - American Society of Railway Artists, Juried show features work representing a variety of subjects, mediums & techniques, Station Art Gallery, Westfield 770-366-1448

20-10/12 - American Society of Railway Artists, Juried show features work representing a variety of subjects, mediums & techniques, Station Art Gallery, Westfield 366-1448

20-10/31 – Scarecrow Display, Main St., Clarence 759-2315

21- Folk In Fredonia Free-For-All 3pm, music, stories, laughter, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

21 – The WNY Chamber Orchestra: All Amadeus 4pm, King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia 673-3501

21 – Little Journeys Roycroft Lecture Series, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

21-10/31 – Pumpkin Patch, Kent Farms, Andover 800-836-1869

23 – Science Café: Illuminate: Science and Art through ‘Burchfield Botanicals’, pre-register, refreshments, mini-tour of the gardens, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

24-10/11 - Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park, a portion of the Park (Mill Valley Road starting at the parking lot) will be dressed up with lights, illuminating the trails and some sculptures with colorful and theatrical lighting, walk the trails at night to come upon pathways guided by light, a section where little lights surround you completely, and then out to an open field of colors and sculptures, interactive elements along the trails, bring a flashlight and dress appropriately for weather, Griffis Sculpture Park, East Otto 667-2808

25 – Carrousel Chat: Understanding the Register of Historic Places, 7pm talk on how sites are added to state or national register, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

25 – Rolling Hills Radio #36: Anonymous Willpower, Pete Pepke & Friends 6:30pm, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Jamestown 484-0707

25-27 - Batavia Players One Acts Fall Festival, It’s Foreign to Me! “Forbidden Fruit”, “The Proposal” and “The Irish Engagement”, Harvester 56 Theater, Batavia 866-967-8167

26 – Matcha, make your own Matcha and learn about this king of green tea, Purr-fect Tea, East Aurora 714-9634

26 – Meet Me In The Center Fall Festival, Clarence Center & Goodrich Rds. 759-2315

26 – Train Ride & Wine Tasting 6pm, two-hour ride with Thirsty Owl Wine Company & appetizers from The Red Caboose, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-4466

26 – Presidio Brass: Sounds of Cinema 7:30pm, King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia 673-3501

26 – Brian Regan, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

26 – Gala at the Gardens, 6pm-8pm, cocktails, garden tours, silent auction, advance tickets, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

26-28 – Bantam Showdown Hockey Tournament, Jamestown Savings Bank Arena 484-2624

26-28 - Quilting Around Chautauqua, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua 800-821-1881

26-10/25 – The Brick Haunted House, Andover 800-836-1869

27 – Fall Festival, free family fun, straw maze, baby animals, spooky castle, crafts, pumpkins, bounce house, pedal tractor pull, chicken BBQ, Halloween items & décor, Zittel’s Country Market, Hamburg 649-3010

27 – Springville Oktoberfest 2-11pm, first beer keg free, Springville Jazz Orchestra, Joe Wagner, Squeezette Polka Band, The Rauen Brothers Blues Band, German Car Show 2-5pm, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Apfel Dessert Contest, German dress encouraged, craft & German Biers, local wines, Spar’s European Sausage, Fireman’s Park, Springville 592-4746

27 - XTERRA EPIC ASP and XTERRA ASP Races, 0.6 mile swim, 15-mile bike, and a 4.5 mile run or 1.2 mile swim, 36-mile bike and a 9.5 mile run, pre-register, Allegany State Park, Salamanca 354-9121

27 - Down Home Days, Leon Historical Society is hosting a Driving and Riding Obstacle Course, a Cowboy Obstacle Course and a Small Livestock Obstacle Course, Leon Town Barns 225-2270

27 - Naturalist 101: Mushrooms, learn how to identify local goodies with the Pfeiffer Nature Center, Portville 933-0187

27 - Guided Hike along Finger Lakes Trail to Little Rock City, from HoliMont to a spot near Elkdale Country Club, hikers car-pool to HoliMont Ski Resort in Ellicottville, hike is approximately 10 miles and parts of it are very hill, see Ellicottville from the top of the mountain, towering "skyscrapers" of Little Rock City, a spot where a tornado touched down in 2010, the St. Lawrence divide and a rock bridge built in 1860, meet at 9am at the end of Stone Chimney Road, just north of Salamanca 316-4388

27 – Wheels & Wings 5K Fundraiser, Canalside, Buffalo 574-1537

27 - 10th Annual WNY Environmental Summit - “A Decade of Progress: Sustainability Comes of Age in WNY”, free public event from 8:30am-noon with speakers, exhibitors and vendors and panel discussion to share information on how to improve sustainability in our community and in our homes, rlectronics recycling dropoff available, Daemen College, Wick Student Center, Buffalo 839-8366

27 - American RUSH Tribute Lotus Land, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

27 – Run in the Country, 9am, 3rd annual 5k, kids fun run, post-race celebrations, food, music, refreshments, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Museum, Amherst 689-1440

27 – Kids Art Classes 9am-10:30am, ages 5-15, piece of art completed each class, all supplies provided, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

27 – Oktoberfest Fall Brews Cruise on the Niagara River, beer tasting, live music, German buffet, boarding 1:30pm, sailing 2pm-5pm, pre-register, Grand Lady Cruises, Buffalo 873-4630

27 – Behind the Scenes Tour 1pm-3pm, learn about historic structures, pre-register, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Museum, Amherst, 689-1440

27 – Smithsonian Museum Day 12-4pm, free w/ an admission card online, celebrate culture & learning, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

27 – Earth Voices of the Great Spirit, celebration of contemporary Native American culture, music, drumming, dance, arts, children activities, free event, 12pm-5pm, Lewiston, 754-0166

27 – Leaf Printing on Scarves 1pm-3pm, process of printing on fabric, wear finished project or give it as a gift, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

27 - Boat Burning End of Summer Party, DJ, Drink Specials, Give-aways & a spectacular bonfire on the beach, Cabana Sam's Sunset Bay Grill, Irving 934-9953

27 – The Dark & Wounded 9pm-3am, exhibit featuring two world renowned artists, Painter James Picard & Composer Jeff Danna, paintings from a series are reflective of dark and wounded times in human history as well as the artists’ personal experiences, view evocative images and be swept away by the music as you wander the halls of one of the most haunted asylums in the country, admission includes, wine, hors d’oeuvres and meet the artists, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

27-28 – World Pumpkin Pie Eating Competition and Pig Races, for additional activities see Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 listing in this calendar, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

27-28 - National Alpaca Farm Days, alpaca farms nationwide will open their farms to the public, learn about their background, their fleece and what can be done with it, the products the fleece makes, the tax benefits to owning alpacas, costs of raising alpacas, participating farms throughout Western New York, Cattaraugus County 358-5242 or 499-0494, Genesee County 585-343-7440

27-28 – Harvest Festival and Craft Show 10am-5pm, 100+ NYS finest craft artists, outdoors, entertainment throughout weekend, Center Street, Lewiston 754-9500

27-28 – Niagara Wildlife Festival, live birds of prey, old and new primates, reptiles, exotic animal presentations, food, entertainment, Niagara Power Project’s Power Vista, Lewiston 866-NYPA-FUN

28 – Apple Harvest Festival 10am-4pm, everything apples, farm village museum with blacksmith, printer, country store, food, music, dancers, crafters, Civil War Encampment, Town of Newfane Historical Society 778-7197

28 – Annual Unveiling of the Bricks, refreshments, raffle, free admission to fully restored one-room schoolhouse, Schoolhouse #8, North Collins 337-3341

28 - Bemus Point 15K, Long Point State Park, Bemus Point 488-0788

28 - Busti Apple Festival, Featuring the newly restored operating 1839 Grist Mill, 130 hand craft vendors, Grist Mill and Museum, Jamestown 483-0134

28 - Medicine at the Museum Speaker Series, 4pm Derek Maxfield, Associate Professor of History at Genesee Community College, will provide a talk entitled Dying on Script: A Look at Victorian Attitudes Towards Illness and Death in the 19th Century, suggested donation for each event is $5.00 and includes the presentation, entrance into the "Medicine at the Museum" exhibit, and light refreshments, The Cobblestone Society Museum, Albion 585-589-9013

28 - Fall Trail Ride Weekend, bring your horse for one last fall ride, Creekside Round-up, Franklinville 372-6821 or 437-2669

28 – Fall Fest 10am-8pm, safari tours, live animal demos, fun maze, craft show, games, antique farm equip., antique tractor cruise, bonfire, food, Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Varysburg 585-535-4100

28-10/31 – Free Family Fun, straw maze, baby farm animals, spooky castle, pumpkins, Halloween items & decor, Zittel’s Country Market, Hamburg 649-3010

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1 – Elk Field Trip, travel to the Elk Visitor Center with Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

1,18 – Guided Museum Tour 1pm-2pm, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

1,8,22,29 - Yoga at the Gardens, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 864-1194

1-25 – Marble Orchard Ghost Walks 7pm Saturdays, theatrical guides take you through historical section of village and into the cemetery, local ghost stories, myths, tales of tragedy & crime, rain or shine, Lewiston Peace Garden 754-0166

1-25 – Wild Game Safari Tours, Fri.-Sun., Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Varysburg 585-535-4100

1-25 – The Brick Haunted House, Andover 800-836-1869

1-31 – Free Family Fun, straw maze, baby farm animals, spooky castle, pumpkins, Halloween items & decor, Zittel’s Country Market, Hamburg 649-3010

1-31 – Multiple Tours, Ghost Hunts & Special Events from 2pm-4am, pre-register, Rolling Hills Asylum (America’s #2 most haunted location), East Bethany 585-502-4066

1-31 – German Menu for the Month of October, also regular daily menu for lunch, dinner and banquets, Chanderson’s Steak & Seafood, Yorkshire 492-1331

1-31 – Scarecrow Display, artistic interpretations of Scarecrows, along main streets of the four quaint communities of Lewiston, Sanborn, Ransomville, Youngstown 754-9500

1-31 – Pumpkinville, Bounty Barn with locally produced jams & jellies, maple & honey products, hayrides, pony rides, corn cannon shoot, Storyland, cow train, goat mountain and 6 acre corn field maze, fresh picked apples or visit the Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin Patch, watch them press fresh apple cider, on-site bakery, food daily with chicken BBQ on weekends, Great Valley 699-2205

2 – An Evening with Roycroft Master Artisans, meet the artists, view their works followed by dinner, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

3 - First Friday Lunch Bunch, Nature-related talk followed by BYO brown bag lunch, Audubon Nature Center, Jamestown 569-2345

3 - Harry Chapin: A Family Celebration, the late singer-songwriter’s brother, nieces & touring band mates in a concert that's been decades in the making, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Jamestown 484-0707

3 – Art Walk, while visiting galleries, shops, bistros, come to Roycroft Power House for a special art show, music, refreshments, East Aurora 655-0261

3 - First Fridays 5:30pm-9pm, Rochester artists, sculptures, paintings, Marti’s On Main, North side of Erie Canal, Albion 585-589-6715

3 – Macy Gray, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

3 - Marrakesh Express - A Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young Experience, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

3-4, Sale, $5 off cigarette cartons, free lunch, free coffee & donuts for early birds, Mikey’s Emporium, Irving 549-7888 & Mikey’s Emporium II, Kill Buck 945-0011

3-4 - Enchanted Forest, Non-scary Halloween event during which animals can magically talk to you about their lives, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

3-5 – Roycroft Arts & Crafts Conference, workshops, lectures, artist demos, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

3-5 - Salamanca's Annual Falling Leaves Festival, experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage, Native Roots Artist Guild: Baskets, Beadwork, Painting, cultural demos, traditional Seneca food, carnival, farmers market, live music, food vendors, contests, Jefferson Street Park, Salamanca 945-3110

3-4,10-12 - American Society of Railway Artists , Juried show features work representing a variety of subjects, mediums & techniques, Station Art Gallery, Westfield 770-366-1448

3-5,10-12,17-18 – Fall Foliage Train Rides 12 & 3pm, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

3-5,10-12,17-19,24-25 – Grease The Musical, Aurora Players, Roycroft Pavilion, East Aurora 687-6727

4 – Barn Dance Fundraiser 8-11pm, live music by Paul Zittel & Pure Country, food, refreshments, open bar (beer, wine, pop), liquor cash bar, benefits Southtowns Community Enhancement Coalition & Farm Trail, American Legion, Eden 549-3915

4 – Oktoberfest 1-8pm, food, music, fun, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls 278-2100

4 - Muddy Viking, Run 4 Your Life, campfires, face painting & GaGa Pit games after the races, Chautauqua Lake Lutheran Center, Bemus Point 830-6703

4 – Wine Taster’s Special, ride the rails while wine tasting, professional wine talk, hors d’ oeuvres, 21 and over, reservations required, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

4 – Firemen’s & Emergency Services Expo, Riverwalk, Wellsville 800-836-1869

4 – Flight 3407 Memorial 5K Race, Clarence 759-2315

4 – Metal Cuff Bracelet Workshop, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

4 - Wine Walk 5pm-8pm, wine tastings, discounts, refreshments, Downtown Batavia 585-344-0900

4 – Horticulture I – Plant Propagation 11am-1pm, entertaining garden education, presented with a certificate upon completion, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

4 - DOO WOP LEGENDS: The Skyliners, Reflections & Shades of Blue, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

4-5 – World Pumpkin Weigh-Off, Mutt –Alica Dog Sport & Just Horsing Around Show, for additional activities see Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 listing in this calendar, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

4-5 - Harmony Historical Society Fall Festival, Demonstrations of weaving, log hewing, fireplace cooking, arts & crafts show, 1840's carriage barn & 1890 school tours, Harmony Historical Museum, Ashville 782-3074

4-5 – Autumn Fest 10am-5pm, harvest produce, craft and antique vendors, food, live music, Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, Sanborn 754-9500

4,11 - Saints and Sinners Cemetery Tours, a dozen souls portrayed by costumed actors on guided walking or horse-drawn carriage tours, not meant to be scary, reservations required, Lake View Cemetery Jamestown 664-6256

4,11,18 – Energy Awareness Month, promote importance of a clean energy economy, educational videos, hands-on activities, inform children, Niagara Power Project’s Power Vista, Lewiston 286-6661

4-25 - Masters of American Architecture, Saturday walking tour of downtown landmarks, meet at The Archer at 268 Main Street, Explore Buffalo Tours 245-3032

4-26 - The Pumpkin Fiesta Saturdays & Sundays, Becker Farms, Gasport 772-2211

4-11/1 – Wellsville Art Association Exhibit, David A. Howe Library, Wellsville 800-836-1869

4-12/28 – Huge Weekly Flea Market every Sat. & Sun. 8am-5pm, antiques, collectibles, farmer’s market, snack bar, indoor & outdoor spaces available, Erie County Auction & Expo Center, East Aurora 800-536-1401

5 – The Country Jamboree 7pm, just like spending an evening at The Grand Ole Opry, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

5 - Groovin' the 60's - The Symphony Pops Encore, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

5,12 - Schoolhouse #8 History Center & Museum, open Sundays 1-4pm, restored one-room schoolhouse with period furnishings, memorabilia, free admission, group tours by appt., Library Campus, North Collins 337-3341

5,12,19,26 - Guided Walk Along Lake Erie: Berries, Birds and Wildflowers, 30 minute strenuous guided walk teaches about native trees, ground cover, maple sap gathering & birds, lesson ends with wild berry syrup tasting, Vinewood Acres/Sugar Shack, Westfield 269-9393

7 - Story Time 10-11am, Happy Halloween, The Buffalo History Museum 873-9644

8- Fenton History Center Brown Bag Lecture Series, Fenton History Center, Jamestown 664-6256

8 – Home School Day10am-12pm, learn about carving, scenery panel painting, bag lunches welcome, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

8-10 - Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K, world record for grape stomping, music, comedy with National Headliner, contests, Kids Run (2K), Lucy-Desi Museum & Center and throughout Jamestown 484-0800

8,15,22,29 - Adult Drawing Classes 8:45-10:45am, all skill levels, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

9 – Carrousel Chat: Treasures of the Archives 7pm, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

9 – Nature Photography Club 6:30-9pm, camera tips and tricks, photo critique, guest speakers, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

10-11 – The Hilarious Hillbilly Reunion, interactive dinner theater where you are a part of the family, Actors Anonymous Theatre, Buffalo 633-4355

10-11 – Quilt Show, St. Mathias Episcopal Church, East Aurora 652-0841

10-12 – Gino Vannelli, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

10-11,18,24-25- Southern Tier Xpress Hockey, Jamestown Savings Bank Arena 484-2624

10-11,17-18,24-25 – Big Foot Expedition, guests staying at cottages can attend one day free, look for Bigfoots, bring own hiking materials, food, etc, afternoon to early evening expedition, pre-register, We Wan Chu Cottages, Chautauqua 789-3383

10-11,17-18,24-25,31 – Haunted Candlelight Tours 7-11pm, Van Horn Mansion, Newfane 778-7197

11 – Tim Horton’s 5K Run & Fun Walk, Eden 992-3408

11 – Head of the Niagara and Wright Regatta 9am, bring chairs and watch competition between rowing teams, West Side Rowing Club, Buffalo 881-9797

11 – Horticulture II – Advanced Plant Propagation 11am-1pm, entertaining garden education, presented with a certificate upon completion, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291

11 – Tea Trip to Toronto, tea shop visits, lunch and possibly a winery, Purr-fect Tea, East Aurora 714-9634

11- Little Explorers- Children 3-8 & their favorite grownups enjoy a nature lesson, walk, craft & snack, Audubon Nature Center, Jamestown 569-2345

11 – Chili Cook-off, benefits Blue Star Mothers Organization, Cross Roads Market, Westfield 326-6278

11 - Metropolitan Opera, Verdi’s Macbeth 1pm, captured live in HD, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

11 – Oktoberfest, German food, beer & wine tasting, music, Trillium Lodge, Cherry Creek 296-8100

11 - Muses of the Forest: Music, make your own dulcimer (musical instrument) to join in on the fun. A box lunch will be provided for lunch by a roaring fire in the Historic American Chestnut Log Cabin, Pfeiffer Nature Center, Portville 933-0187

11 - Tony Reid Memorial Mileage Challenge Reception, in honor of the late Tony Reid to raise money for the most critical areas of cancer research, donations from businesses, organizations or individuals may be sent to Gowanda Harley-Davidson 532-4584

11- WNY Earth Science Day, talk to earth scientists & geologists, demonstration of their profession, drilling operations, rock coring, view sunspots, collect fossils, Girl & Boy Scouts can earn badge requirements, followed at 7pm with Astronomy Night, view night skies, telescopes available or bring your own, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

11 – Astronomy Night 6:30pm, telescopes available or bring your own, dress for weather, Penn Dixie Site, Hamburg 627-4560

11-12 - Fall Festival 2014, unique foods, arts, entertainment, chairlift rides, Holiday Valley and the Village of Ellicottville 699-2345 or 800-349-9099

11-12- Lucy Town 5K Run/Walk & Half Marathon, Downtown Jamestown 484-0800

11-12, 18-19- Fall Fest at Peek'n Peak, Craft Show, farmers market, pumpkin cannon, children's crafts & activities, Annual Season Ski Pass Sale, entertainment, ski lift rides, petting zoo, snow sports equipment swap, horse-drawn rides, pony rides & more, Peek'n Peak Resort & Spa, Clymer 355-4141

11-13 - Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, chicken and rib dinners, honey and apple vendors, cider, Rock City Park, Olean 866-404-ROCK

11-12, 18-19- Fall Fest at Peek'n Peak, Craft Show, farmers market, pumpkin cannon, children's crafts & activities, Annual Season Ski Pass Sale, entertainment, ski lift rides, petting zoo, snow sports equipment swap, horse-drawn rides, pony rides & more, Peek'n Peak Resort & Spa, Clymer 355-4141

11-13 – Pumpkin Olympics & Pumpkin Drop, for additional activities see Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 listing in this calendar, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

12 – Mausoleum Tours and More 8pm, guided tour of mausoleums and gravesites, costumed actors, light refreshments, reservation required, Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown 664-6256

13 - Fall Fair Fun 12-4pm, midway games, crafts, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

13 - Fall Foliage Train Ride 12pm, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

14 – Tea Saloon 7-10pm, dinner (restaurant TBA), tea tasting and pairing, Purr-fect Tea, East Aurora 714-9634

17 – Halloween Spooktacular 5:30-8pm, games, crafts, treats, comedy magic show 6-7pm, non scary event, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

17 – Jimmy Maz, singer/entertainer, wide variety of songs, impersonations, never the same show twice, The Cabaret Studio B, Albion 585-354-2320

17 – Little Musical Journeys, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

17 – Canal Street String Band 7:30pm, banjo, fiddle, string bass, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

17-18 – Haunted Hayride, Rose Brook Golf Course, Silver Creek 934-2825

17-18 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Theatre & Dance, Marvel Theatre, SUNY Fredonia 673-3501

17-18- Harvest Moon Cemetery Tours, Horse drawn trolley tours through historic cemetery where stories of local history, heroes & villains "come alive," Barker Commons Gazebo, Fredonia 888-414-4818

17-19 – Hallowine, come in costume or as yourself, collect clues, submit guesses to win prizes, Niagara Wine Trail, Niagara & Orleans Counties 772-2211

17-19,24-26 – Haunted Hayrides, Becker Farms, Gasport 772-2211

18 – Autumnfest, outdoor vendors, crafts, Chinese Auction, Faith Lutheran Church, Newfane 778-8488

18 – Albion Shopping Tour 10am-5pm, chance to enter raffle, grand prize- shopping spree, Village of Albion 585-589-7048

18 – First Fridays 5:30pm-9pm, presenting Nicki Martillota-McFarland, Poetry, Marti’s On Main, North side of the Erie Canal, Albion 585-589-6715

18 – Sweetest Day Dinner Cruise on the Niagara River, romantic sunset dinner cruise, overnight package available, boarding 5:30pm, sailing 6pm-9pm, Grand Lady Cruises, Buffalo 873-4630

18 - Pumpkin Run 5K & Family Fun Walk, Halloween-themed 5K race and family fun walk, attracts more than 400 participants each year - many in costume, USATF-certified course begins in the Tops/National Fuel Parking lot at Main and Spindrift in Williamsville, a post-race party follows across the street at Gateway-Longview, party features a costume contest with prizes, massage therapists, crafts for the kids - and of course, food, drink and music, great course for any runner - and a fun event for any family, all proceeds benefit the children and families of Gateway-Longview, 6350 Main St., Williamsville 783-3219



18 - Indian Foods Dinner, experience Pre-Colonial Iroquois Dining on Seneca Nation Territory, Native crafters will be sold in main lobby, reserve tickets by 10/16, Seneca Allegany Administration Building, Salamanca 945-2047, 945-1529 or 945-4331

18 - Metropolitan Opera, Mozart’s Le Nozze Di Figaro 1pm, captured live in HD, 1891 Fredonia Opera House 679-1891

18- Remembering a Civil War Hero: The Life & Times of William Cushing, Historian Jim Boltz discusses the life of William Cushing, best known for sinking the Confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle during a daring nighttime raid in October 1864, The Fredonia Grange, Fredonia 326-2977

18-19 – Trebuchet (Pumpkin Catapult) Contest, for additional activities see Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 listing in this calendar, The Great Pumpkin Farm, Clarence 759-8483

18-19 –Fall Festival, Swain 800-836-1869

18-19 – Allegany Artisans Open Studio Tour, Throughout Allegany County 585-808-0385

18,24,25 - Investigative Ghost Hunts, Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse 366-5050

18,25 – Beginner Woodcarving Classes, 9am-12pm, ages 18 and up, no experience, work on different projects, pre-register, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, N. Tonawanda 693-1885

18,25 – The Haunted Fortress, Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown 745-7611

19 –RidgeWalk Run & Bike, Wellsville 800-836-1869

19 – Little Journeys Roycroft Lecture, Roycroft Campus, East Aurora 655-0261

20, 27, 11/3,17 - Adult Watercolor Classes 8:45-10:45am, novice and veteran artists welcome, pre-register, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 827-1584 x291 or x292

23 - Viva Las Vegas with Latshaw Pops Orchestra, Riviera Theatre, N. Tonawanda 692-2413

24 – Falling for Nature Dinner & Auction 5pm-10pm, dinner, auction of interesting items, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

24 – Pete Best, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

24-25 - The Hilarious Hillbilly Reunion, interactive dinner theater where you are a part of the family, traditional southern-style dinner served during the show, pre-register, Actors Anonymous Theatre at the Marienthal Country Inn, North Collins 337-0160 or 633-4355

24-25 – Halloween Trick or Treat in the historic village, snacks, refreshments, Fri. 5pm-7:30pm, Sat. 4pm-7:30pm, reservations required, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Museum, Amherst 689-1440

24-26 – Halloween Havoc Hockey Tournament, Jamestown Savings Bank Arena 484-2624

24-31- Horror at the Hollywood 2014, discover for yourself, if Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater is really Haunted, Fri., Sat. Wed. 6-9pm, Sun. 3-6pm, Historic Hollywood Theater, Gowanda 532-6103

25 – Halloween Happenings, kids who dress as their favorite sea creature receive FREE admission, celebrate a spooky time in a safe and fun environment, Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Falls 285-3575

25 – David Spade, Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls 877-873-6322

25 – Spooktacular 10am-4pm, spooky games, haunted house, horse drawn ride, movies, children’s costume contest, Halloween treats, NYS Power Authority’s Power Vista, Lewiston 286-6661

25 – Penn Dixie Exhibit at Rochester Gem & Mineral Show, Main Street Armory 627-4560

25 – Celebrate Halloween with the Witch, Cross Roads Market, Westfield 326-6278

25 – Basket Making Workshop 10am-3pm, make a basket suitable for use in home or as a gift, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown 569-2345

25-26 – Halloween Haunted House 12 & 3pm, ride the train, come in costume, food available, Arcade & Attica Railroad, Arcade 585-492-3100

25-26 - WILMA (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) Expo, highlighting items that are handmade or manufactured in Cattaraugus County by local artisans and manufacturers, kids activities, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley 938-2311

26 – The WNY Chamber Orchestra: Music About Music 4pm, King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia 673-3501

27 - Native American Story Telling 7-8:30pm, Leon Historical Church and Museum 296-5709

29 - All Hallows Eve 6pm-8pm, crafts, museum tours, artifact scavenger hunts, live organ music, face painting, Buffalo History Center 873-9644

30 – Rolling Hills Radio #37: Elden Kelly & Dee Adams 6:30pm, Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Jamestown 484-0707

30-11/2 - Batavia Players present Dracula – The Musical, Harvester 56 Theater, Batavia, 866-967-8167

31 – Halloween Haunted Hay Ride (weather permitting), call for reservations, Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, Varysburg 585-535-4100

31 – Costume Party, Trillium Lodge, Cherry Creek 296-8100

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