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Explore Buffalo Announces Fun and Educational April Tours

Explore Buffalo Announces Fun and Educational April Tours

Unique and exciting tours highlighting Buffalo’s history, art and architecture are being offered through Explore Buffalo throughout the month of April. 

April 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
Fact or Fiction: A Questionable Tour of Buffalo
Pan-American Grill, 391 Washington St., Buffalo
General Admission $25, Explorer Pass Holders $20

How well do you think you know Buffalo’s history? Join Explore Buffalo on April Fool’s Day for the only time you will hear Explore Buffalo docents give a tour that is only half true! As we walk through downtown on this happy hour tour, guides will keep you guessing with some stories that are true but unbelievable, mixed with some tall tales of their own creation. Keep track on your scorecard along the way, and if your ability to sniff out lies is the best of the bunch, you’ll win a prize!

Tickets Now Available for Annual Drums Along the Waterfront Event

Tickets Now Available for Annual Drums Along the Waterfront Event

Tickets for the annual Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champion event, taking place  on Sunday, Aug. 7, at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, are now available online at www.drumsalongthewaterfront.org.

Sanctioned by Drum Corps International (DCI), Drums Along the Waterfront will feature the top seven drum corps in the world competing for the Tour of Champions title. Having an amazing 37 titles among them, the event lineup will include the reigning world champion Blue Devils (Concord, CA), Bluecoats (Canton, OH), The Cadets (Allentown, PA), Carolina Crown (Fort Mill, SC), The Cavaliers (Rosemont, IL), Phantom Regiment (Rockford, IL) and Boston Crusaders (Boston, MA).

Maple Weekend, Quilt Show Coming to Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Maple Weekend, Quilt Show Coming to Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

A New York State Maple Weekend celebration and a Biennial Quilt Show set the stage for an exciting month of April at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Celebrates National Agriculture Day

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Celebrates National Agriculture Day

March 15th is National Agriculture Day and Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is celebrating with the announcement of twin baby Jersey calves! Jack and Flynn will be joining the museum’s new Heritage Farmstead this season. They will be trained as a working team of oxen. The new farmstead will feature a brand new timber framed barn and will teach visitors and school groups about the history of agriculture in Western New York. 

The mission of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is to preserve and interpret the story of Buffalo Niagara for the people of today and the community of tomorrow. Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is a 35-acre museum and historic village located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, just minutes from the I-990 and Millersport Highway. For more information, please visit www.bnhv.org.

Elmwood Village Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood Village Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood Village Farmers Market will hold its sixth annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s upcoming 2016 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 1. Whether you’re a student studying the arts, a professional graphic designer or just someone with a creative streak, you’re invited to submit your design for an 11x17-inch color poster that accurately reflects the feel of the Elmwood Village Farmers Market, sponsored by the Elmwood Village Association.

Fashion industry provides creative outlet for Kenmore student

Fashion industry provides creative outlet for Kenmore student

CHEEKTOWAGA, NEW YORK (March 2, 2016) – Fashion design has opened doors for Kenmore West student Maddy Lewandowski, an aspiring clothes designer.


Maddy will be exhibiting her designs along with 10 other students representing a total of eight local school districts at the “Limitless” fashion show. Students of the Erie 1 BOCES Fashion Design and Merchandising program will be modeling their creations on March 10 at Walden Galleria.


Maddy has been working on lace designs. She claims that lace can make nearly any outfit look ten-times better than it already does.


“I’ve always loved fashion, it’s just in my blood; it’s what I’m made to do,” Maddy stated.