Date Night: Weekend Bash 8/16-8/18

Fill your weekend with the best picks for date nights!

FRIDAY 8/16:

The Buffalo History Museum hosts another fabulous Party On the Portico from 5:30-8:30pm. Take in the sounds of Ron Hawkins and feel swanky on the back steps of the museum. $5 members, $10 non. Cash bar…happy hour…mini tour for free.

Head to France. Actually, just drive over to Canvas@1206 on Hertel Ave. for some chanson music to make you feel Parisian. Petit-Bal is playing at 7pm and you don’t want to miss out. Reservations ideal. You’ll think you’re in Paris, listening to Edith Piaf. 939-2725


The beautiful and funny ballet, Coppelia, about a man in love with a life sized doll who crosses the path of its inventor and is tricked by his real-life love- is back at Artpark on Saturday for two performances. 2 & 8pm $25-$40

City of Night at Silo City. From 4pm- 2am at 200 Childs St., walk among the grain elevators and experience the multimedia, art, dance, and installations throughout. In its second year, City of Night hosts a free celebration of the Queen City. Perfect for everyone- couples, families, artists… You can ride your bikes down with GO Bike Buffalo which starts at Shea’s (departs at 5, 7, and 9pm), drive down there & park your car, take the Queen CIty Ferry, the NFTA, or rent a kayak during the day at Buffalo Harbor Kayak, too.

SUNDAY 8/18:

Take a historic tour of the Hotel Lafayette for $5 with Buffalo History Tours. Learn about that Lafayette guy, Prohibition, the architecture, and the renovations. 45 mins, 10am-2pm.

Jazzy Sundays on Old Falls St. happens again this Sunday with The Easy Street Big Band. Old Falls St. is making its way up and now is the time to enjoy it. You can bring your pets, too, as long as they’re on a leash. 2-5pm. Free!

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