Weekly Feature



2018-03-08 / Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 9

Art of Beer — This 12th annual event will have more than 20 vendors and more than 75 menu items, and will feature beer, cider, wine and food tasting, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. 282-7530, thenacc.org/2018-art-of-beer/

Taste of Paradise — Enjoy drinks from the Captain, the fresh smells of spring, taste herbs, fruits and savory delights and listen to the sounds of tropical fun, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

fri. 9 & sat. 10

The Price is Right Live — “Come on down” when The Price is Right Live, based on the classic television game show, is experienced at 2 and 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Events Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasino.com

Buffalo Home Show — The event comes just in time as “spring-spiration” sets in and home projects get underway. Opens from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 9, and continues from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, March 10, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, March 11. It resumes 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo; $. buffalohomeshow.com

sat. 10

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair — Hosted by the Maryvale PTO, and features 100-plus crafters and vendors, basket raffle, 50/50 and bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at 1050 Maryvale Drive, Cheektowaga; Free admission.

The Big Red Church Spring Craft Show — Sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 500 and featuring 50-plus crafters (all handcrafted items), 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, St. James RC Church Hall, 500 Terrace Blvd., Depew; $.

Bingo Fundraiser — For Precious Paws Rescue in North Tonawanda and will feature bingo, food for sale, 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Live Hose Fire Hall, 71 Vandervoort St., North Tonawanda; $ (proceeds benefit homeless kittens and their moms at Precious Paws)

Old Neighborhood Fundraiser Party — The Valley Community Association will formally announce their selection for the Grand Marshal and parade dedications for the 25th annual Old Neighborhood St. Patrick’s Day Parade at this fundraising party, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at 93 Leddy St., Buffalo, near South Park Avenue and Elk Street; $.

Lenten Retreat — Featuring guest speakers, music, group activities, and lunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Monsignor Ebner Church Hall of 14 Holy Helpers Parish, 1345 Indian Church Road, West Seneca. 674-2374

Spring Flowers Exhibit — Will feature more than 22,000 bulbs on display, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, and continuing through Sunday, April 8, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584

sun. 11

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church Turkey Dinner — Dine in or takeout at this event, 4-7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at 1534 Ruie Road, North Tonawanda; $. 693-0180

Nickel City Chef — The 10th and final season of Nickel City Chef will feature Nickel City Chef Victor Parra Gonzalez (Las Puertas) vs. challenging chef Manuel Ocasio (The Crucible), 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Artisan Kitchens and Baths, 200 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. www.nickelcitychef.com

Announcement

Light It Up for Lymphedema — Attractions on the United States and Canadian side of the border will “Light it Up for Lymphedema” between March 6 and 8 in order to shine the light on lymphedema, a chronic swelling that has no cure. Some locations will include: Peace Bridge: Buffalo to Fort Erie, Ontario, from dusk March 6 to 1 a.m. March 7; Niagara Falls: Horseshoe Falls, 10-10:15 p.m. March 6; and Buffalo City Hall Dome: 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, from dusk to dawn March 6-8.

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