Weekly Feature



2017-09-07 / Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 8

Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at 5543 Cooper Ridge, Hamburg; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). RSVP by calling 580-3318.

sat. 9

Collectors’ Expo — The event will feature more than 30 vendors and 50-plus tables of artwork, antiques, memorabilia and collectibles, along with antique appraisals (10 a.m.-noon), and book signings with various authors, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, Buffalo; $. www.buffaloirishcenter.com

Genealogy Fair — Ninth annual event presented by the Polish Genealogical Society of New York State will feature family tree displays, surname look-ups, research assistance, refreshments, and a presentation: “Grandma Said She Was From Poznan: An Introduction to Polish Genealogy,” with Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz (1 p.m.), 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at St. Gabriel’s Church, 5271 Clinton St., Elma. 668-4017

Marble Orchard Ghost Walks — Take a walk on the dark side to explore the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston’s best ... and worst, and enjoy local ghost stories, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, in the Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston; $. Rain or shine. Bring a flashlight — it gets dark early in the cemetery. 754-0166, www.artcouncil.org

Murder Mystery Night — The Niagara Parks Commission’s Old Fort Erie will host its popular event, combining an evening of sleuthing and intrigue with the fascinating history of the old stone fort, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Old Fort Erie, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada; $. 905-871-0540, www.niagaraparks.com/events

Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at 140 Avalon Meadows, East Amherst; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). RSVP by calling 580-3318.

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market — Summer market featuring vendors and music will conclude for the season, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9, rain or shine, at Canalside in downtown Buffalo, adjacent to the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park and across from KeyBank Center. www.buffalosaturdayartmarket.com

sun. 10

Basket Raffle — Featuring 100-plus baskets, 50/50, food, 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Orchard Park Fire Company, 30 School St., Orchard Park; $ (with proceeds benefiting the WNY Leukemia & Lymphoma Society).

Moving Day Fundraiser — Sixth annual event is a fundraiser walk for the National Parkinson Foundation of WNY, gates open at 8 a.m. and the walk is at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Coca-Cola Field, 1 James D. Griffin Plaza, Buffalo.

Knights of Columbus Farmers Breakfast — All-you-can eat breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 10, at 755 Erie Ave., North Tonawanda; $.

now-Oct. 1

Succulents — There is power in many when it comes to succulents, and the Botanical Gardens’ Horticulture Team will be creating artwork inspired by pieces found in the collection at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, through Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

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