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Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale Comes to East Aurora on July 26

Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale Comes to East Aurora on July 26

 

Doug Allen, national anthem singer for the Buffalo Sabres, will be joined by the American Legion Post #362 Color Guard to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at the 45th annual East Aurora Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale. The event, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature more than 100 vendors, special guests and numerous fun-filled family activities along Main Street.

Explore Buffalo Releases Extensive List of July Tours

Explore Buffalo Releases Extensive List of July Tours

 

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has announced an extensive lineup of July events. 

Americana Days to Highlight July Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Americana Days to Highlight July Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

Americana Days, celebrated from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 12 and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 13, will highlight a busy July calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.

A celebration of America’s greatest pastimes, Americana Days will feature toys and games, live music, food vendors, a petting zoo courtesy of Kelkenberg Farms and a focus on the village’s historic buildings. Activities will include kite making, tin punching, blacksmithing, rope making, lace making, treadle machine demonstrations, cooking, Victorian dance performances, woodworking, Weavers' Guild of Buffalo demonstrations, silhouettes and croquet.

The Historic Buffalo River Tour Begins Its 29th Year!

The Historic Buffalo River Tour Begins Its 29th Year!

The Historic Buffalo River Tour Expands Its Schedule for 2014

     The Historic Buffalo River Tour is in its 29th year! These tours continue in 2014 starting on July 4th, and offer the best, most comprehensive information regarding Buffalos waterfront and the Grain Elevators, out there today. We are expanding our schedule from five to seven tours for the 2014 season. What is new and different is that on August 2nd and September 1st, Labor day, we will have two tours going out each day. The first tour will be from 10 a.m. to noon, and the next tour will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Lists Full Slate of June Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Lists Full Slate of June Events

 

“Timeless,” a members’ group show featuring the work of more than 30 local artists, will highlight a busy month at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. The exhibit opening will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 13, and will also offer live music by Dana Misenheimer and refreshments.

Kicking off June’s schedule of art classes will be watercolor classes with artist Lynn Jay. Held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday mornings, June 9, 16, 23 and 30, the cost is $80 per participant. 

Roycroft Summer Arts & Crafts Festival to Feature 80-plus Artisans

Roycroft Summer Arts & Crafts Festival to Feature 80-plus Artisans

 

One of Western New York’s favorite annual traditions, the Roycroft Summer Arts & Crafts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28-29 and feature the work of more than 80 juried artisans, including many Roycroft Renaissance Artisans! This family friendly event will take place on the grounds of Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora. 

Daemen is First Recipient of New Arts Award

Daemen is First Recipient of New Arts Award

AMHERST, N.Y. -- Daemen College has been selected as the first recipient of the Business Supporter Award presented as part of the Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board’s newly created program to celebrate contributions to the arts in the community.

The honor was presented at the inaugural Amherst Awards for the Arts event held May 13 in MusicalFare Theatre on the college’s campus. The awards program recognizes organizations and individuals who provide outstanding service to local art and display excellence within the arts discipline.

“Daemen has a longstanding dedication to fostering visual and performing arts as well as in nurturing the artistic, creative and intellectual potential of our students in an array of programs,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “We are proud to receive this honor and be recognized as a vital center of arts and cultural development in Amherst and throughout the region.”