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Make Holiday Shopping Memorable at 5th Annual Christmas in the Country-Erie

Make Holiday Shopping Memorable at 5th Annual Christmas in the Country-Erie

 

One the nation’s most popular artisan markets, Christmas in the Country-Erie returns to the Bayfront Convention Center Nov. 15-16. The artisan market will welcome 150 artists from the Erie area and across the country who will be displaying and selling their unique handcrafted creations including home décor, gourmet foods, original music, trendsetting jewelry, hand-poured aromatic candles, children’s toys and clothing, stylish pottery, original wall art, gifts for pets and holiday gift items galore. The event is ranked among the Top 100 Contemporary and Classic Art Festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist, a leading trade publication.  

New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

 

 

A new indoor farmers’ and food producers’ market will open inside the new 3,000-square-foot home of The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, located at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, on Saturday, Nov. 22. The 20-week market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 4.

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Hold Soft Opening on Sept. 9

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Hold Soft Opening on Sept. 9

 

The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, two family owned businesses operating side-by-side, will open the doors at their new location at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, on Tuesday, Sept. 9. A grand opening celebration will be held from Sept. 23-28, with live music on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 2 p.m.

Additionally, the owners also announced that their new 3,000-square-foot location will host the Winter Market on Hertel from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from Nov. 22 through March 28.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author of ‘The Allentown Murders’

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author of ‘The Allentown Murders’

 

Michael J. Maccalupo, author of The Allentown Murders, will take part in a reading and book-signing event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road, South Buffalo.

Set in the City of Buffalo, The Allentown Murders finds four unlikely heroes facing a possible serial killer as they search for clues to the murder of a loved one. The spirits of a little girl and a murdered friend attempt to warn our heroes of impending danger – or are they?

Maccalupo is the author of three other fiction books, including Where the Road Begins, Murder at Ravenswood Hall and The Almost Definitive Collection vol. 1.

East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

 

One of East Aurora’s most popular annual events — the Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale — returns on Saturday, July 26, and will feature more than 100 vendors, special guests and numerous fun-filled family activities. Now in its 45th year, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Main Street.

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. Chalk Walk Murals, sponsored by the Town of Aurora Recreation Department, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the award-winning Rince Na Tiarna Irish dancers will perform at 10:30 a.m. Unyts will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 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. 

Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

Activities for the enjoyment of the entire community are planned in the coming days and weeks at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

From 6 to 9 p.m. May 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, the gallery will host a Jewelry Trunk Show featuring items by Xtal Feather. Wonderful items for Mother’s Day will be offered, and light refreshments will be served.