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Lewiston Art Festival

Bring the whole family for a weekend of art, music, food, street performers, workshops, demonstrations. The Lewiston Art Festival is the #1 event of its kind and the perfect way to celebrate a summer weekend.. The Festival features work by more than 150 exceptional artists, fine crafters and vendors. Meet the artists one-on-one and enjoy more than 20,000 original works of art — including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media, and photography.
Dates: 
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
Aug 14-10am-6pm Aug 15- 10am-5pm
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Location:

Center Street Lewiston
Center Street
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

716-754-0166

Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese’s

We’re proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. Participating locations will open two hours early on the first Sunday of the month to offer a sensory-friendly experience for families. Recognizing that the Chuck E. experience can be very stimulating for any child, we made it our mission to create Sensory Sensitive Sundays®, where we have a trained, caring staff who works to ensure everyone has a fun-filled visit. Because we believe ALL kids deserve the opportunity to just be a kid.
Dates: 
08/07/2022
9 - 11 am
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Location:

4408 Milestrip Rd.
Buffalo, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 822-2221

Our Lady of Fatima Festival of Lights

Climb to the top of the Basilica where you can have an angel's view of 15 acres of spectacular Christmas lights at Our Lady of Fatima's Festival of Lights in Lewiston. 15 acres of spectacular Festival lights, including a 9-foot tall illuminated outdoor Nativity. Get an angel's eye view from the top of the dome Basilica. New features annually. Free admission and ample parking.
Dates: 
11/19/2022
11/20/2022
11/21/2022
4 - 9 pm
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Location:

1023 Swann Rd.
Youngstown, NY, 14174
United States

Phone:

716-754-7489

Wee Explorer Storytime at the Buffalo Museum of Science

Connect your child with curiosity through the magic of stories! Enjoy a book read-along with a fun hands-on experiment in the Sprouts classroom. All materials provided. Perfect for ages: 3 through 5. Free for Museum Members; Non-Members $5 per child with museum admission. Registration required.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
11 am - 12 pm
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Location:

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY, 14211
United States

Phone:

(716) 896-5200

Free Family Saturdays at Artpark: The Art of Food with Farm Arts Collective Performing "The Scientists"

Free admission, free parking! Summer is for families at Artpark where afternoons are filled with creative hands-on discovery and live performances for all ages! A variety of "Make and Take" themed workshops under the Amphitheater awnings are available at each and every installment of Family Saturdays. Farm Art Collective's “The Scientists” follows the journey of two scientists, Carl Sagan and Lynn Margulis --deceased American scientists who were, at one time married. Jess Beveridge as microbiologist Lynn Margulis and Hudson Williams-Eynon as astronomer Carl Sagan are reunited in a boxing ring by a ringmaster referee played by Tannis Kowalchuk. The scientists compete in a sport that challenges them to “help save life on the planet.”
Dates: 
08/13/2022
12 - 4 pm
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Organization:

Artpark

Location:

450 South 4th St.
Lewiston, NY, 14092
United States

Phone:

716.754.9000

Erie County Fair

The Erie County Fair has something for everyone! Rides, games, shows, food and MORE!! Bring your kids and make a ton of new memories. The mile-long midway features rides, games, sideshows, concessions, and shopping.
Dates: 
08/10/2022
08/11/2022
08/12/2022
varies, see below
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Organization:

Erie County Fair

Location:

5600 McKinley Pkwy
Hamburg , NY, 14075
United States

Phone:

716-649-3900 ext. 6404

Family Fish Night at Tifft

Children age 5 to 15 years are invited to borrow our fishing gear and join in a guided fishing experience off our front fishing pier. Ages: 5 to 15 with an adult. Cost: $8, 10% off for BMS Members.
Dates: 
08/17/2022
6 - 7:30 pm
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Tifft Nature Preserve

Location:

1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Tifft Nature Preserve Visitor Center
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-825-6397

Friday Night on the Boardwalk

Where Rt. 78 meets the lake! Join us for our Friday Nights on the Boardwalk! Each week we will have FREE wine tasting from a local winery! We also open up our boardwalk for a farmer's market and musicians!
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/19/2022
08/26/2022
5 - 8 pm
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Location:

Lakeview Village Shoppes
5955 Ontario St
Olcott, NY, 14126
United States

Phone:

(716) 778-8531 Ext 8

Tykes Tuesdays -Today at Apple Workshop - At Walden Galleria

Today at Apple Workshop at 11:00am. Your tyke will learn how to make music, draw pictures, and more with Apple products and Apple team leaders!
Dates: 
08/16/2022
11:00AM
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Organization:

Walden Galleria

Location:

One Walden Galleria
Buffalo, NY, 14225
United States

Phone:

716-681-7600

Fossil Hunting for Beginners at Penn Dixie

Learn the tricks of the trade from Director of Education & Paleontologist, Dr. Holly Schreiber and/or Director of Science, Catherine Konieczny, M.S. Tour the site and learn all the best spots to hunt for fossils. During this two hour tour we’ll teach you how to find, dig, and preserve all the fossil treasures you find. Bring your own tools or borrow from our limited supply. No experience necessary. All ages welcome — this program will run rain or shine, dress for the weather.
Dates: 
08/13/2022
10 am-12 pm
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Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Walk with us to explore this special area of the city, where triumph and tragedy marked Buffalo’s greatest moment in history. In 1901, over 8 million people from all over the world traveled to Buffalo to witness the multitude of marvels — Electric lights! Distant cultures! Midway curiosities! Fountains and pavilions! n showcased at the Pan-American Exposition. Today, very little evidence of the Exposition remains on these grounds, and it is now one of Buffalo’s most popular residential neighborhoods.
Dates: 
08/07/2022
12:30 - 2 pm
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Location:

One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY, 14216
United States

Phone:

7168739644

Plant Walks: Wildflower Walks at Letchworth

Become more familiar with the hundreds of local plants that include lichens, fungi, liverworts, mosses, ferns, shrubs, trees and wildflowers. Focus on wildflowers, but also discuss lichens, mosses, grasses, vines, shrubs and trees.
Dates: 
08/07/2022
10 am
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

(585) 493-3680

Zoomagination: The Festival of Lanterns and Lights at the Buffalo Zoo

Explore the Zoo like never before with our brand-new immersive experience featuring large-scale animal and nature scape lanterns with interactive displays, Asian-inspired food and drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) including a Beer Garden with specialty beverages, attractions you know and love like our train and carousel, shopping, and more! Enjoy a Zoo wide walk under the stars for an experience that will take your breath away. Available for a limited time this summer, this larger-than-life lantern festival can only be seen at the Buffalo Zoo. When the sun goes down (and the animals are in bed for the night) the Zoo lights up with Zoomagination: The Festival of Lanterns and Lights every Thursday – Sunday from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm starting June 2 through August 7, 2022 with the exception of June 11 and 16.
Dates: 
08/07/2022
6:30 - 10:30 pm
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Organization:

The Buffalo Zoo

Location:

300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo , NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

716-995-6129

Shakespeare in Delaware Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

All performances are FREE, non-ticketed and open to the public. Performances begin at 7:15PM, Tuesday-Sunday evenings. Seating not provided – Guests are encouraged to bring blanket or chaired seating.Picnics welcome! SDP is now the second oldest and one of the largest outdoor Shakespeare companies in the country, playing each year to over 40,000 people from more than 23 states and Ontario, Canada.
Dates: 
08/07/2022
08/09/2022
08/10/2022
Performances begin at 7:15
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Location:

PO Box 716
Buffalo, NY, 14205
United States

Phone:

(716) 856-4533