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Explore Buffalo to Host Santa’s Skyscraper Soiree Atop Liberty Building

Explore Buffalo to Host Santa’s Skyscraper Soiree Atop Liberty Building

 

Friends from Western New York and beyond are invited to join Explore Buffalo as they celebrate the holiday season from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Mid-Day Club at the top of the Liberty Building, 424 Main St., Buffalo. Guests at Santa’s Skyscraper Soiree will enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of Buffalo at night with all of the city’s holiday lights aglow.

All guests will also have a chance to win festive Buffalo-themed prizes, and Santa Claus will be taking a break from his work at the North Pole to visit Buffalo to hand them out! Tickets are just $20 pre-sale and $25 at the door, and admission includes hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets for beer or wine.

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Plans Holiday Themed Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Plans Holiday Themed Events

 

The holiday season is in full swing at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca!

From Dec. 5-7, Enjoy The Journey will be the only suburban gallery taking part in Artists in Buffalo’s 14th annual Holiday Open Studios & Galleries event. The gallery’s “Jingle Mingle” weekend — a unique three-day holiday celebration — will feature live music by Mari McNeil Jazz and a special “Soulful Bowlful” soup sale to benefit the West Seneca Community Food Pantry.  

Celebrate ‘Santa Night’ at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café

Celebrate ‘Santa Night’ at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café

 

A popular holiday event, “Santa Night” returns to Dog Ears Bookstore & Café from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. The nonprofit community bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo.

The annual event will feature crafts, a baked good sale hosted by employees of The Gap, some local authors signing books, a visit from Santa Claus and maybe even a surprise or two! There will also be special discounts offered on books, café items and more.

New Winter Market on Hertel Off to a Great Start

New Winter Market on Hertel Off to a Great Start

 

The new Winter Market on Hertel, housed in The Pasta Peddler/Blackbird Sweets location at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, had a great opening day on Saturday, Nov. 22, and returns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through early April.

Customers are encouraged to celebrate Small Business Saturday at the indoor market this Saturday, Nov. 29. In addition to The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, vendors taking part in the market on a full 20-week schedule include Alpine Made, Biscotti for Everybotti, Prudom Farms, Public Espresso & Coffee and BreadHive Worker Cooperative Bakery. Participating on a 10-week rotating schedule are JJ’s Jams, Plato Dale Farm and Sandy’s Dandies, as well as Chateau Buffalo, Fetch! Dog Treats and T-Meadow Farm.

Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition to Open at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition to Open at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

An exciting new exhibit — Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition — is scheduled to open on April 24, 2015, at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village in Amherst.

Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition will explore how the 18th Amendment sought to bring on an age of temperance and virtue but instead resulted in an increase of excess, indulgence and vice as Americans began to test the limits of one of the most unpopular pieces of legislature in American history.

Explore Buffalo Adds Thanksgiving Week Tours

Explore Buffalo Adds Thanksgiving Week Tours

 

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has added several popular tours to take place during Thanksgiving week!

If you have family visiting for Thanksgiving, take them on a tour and show them the best of Buffalo’s architecture and history — and to see all of the new development that is transforming the city. As an added bonus, a two-hour walking tour is also a great way to work off some of those calories from Thanksgiving dinner!

Here’s a list of the Thanksgiving week tours:

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Jim Ostrowski

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Jim Ostrowski

 

Dog Ears Bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road in Buffalo, will host author Jim Ostrowski for a book-signing event at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.

Ostrowski is a trial and appellate lawyer from Buffalo. His book, “Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America,” was released in September.