Fill your weekend with our top picks for going on a date!
Party for the Parks at Marcy Casino, Delaware Park is the party to be at for the end of summer. Benefits the Buffalo Olmsted Park Conservancy. The theme this year: Olmsted Rocks. Rock music (of course!), auctions, fire dancers…bring $ for food & drink. Tickets are $25, $75 for VIP. Check website for more details.
Canalside: Sunset Drumming with Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe, Native Dancers at 7:30 (free!). Head down to Canalside to experience dancing & drums. Feel the rhythm while the sun sets! *fun fact: Neto’s name in Cayuga means ‘Here lives the people’.
Canalside: outdoor movie at 8:30pm- Bruce Almighty…after the sunset drumming, take your chairs to the outdoor movie with trivia! See if you can agree or argue with the films’ depiction of Buffalo. Free! Make Canalside a whole evening!
Peach Festival at Academy Park in Lewiston is the perfect Saturday date. Everything that is peaches is happening here! Food, dancing, contests…millions of peaches- peaches for me. (name that tune!) The fest runs Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 11am-11pm, and Sun. noon-8pm Click here for parking info.
After gobbling some peaches, take a Marble Orchard Ghost Walk which is now happening every Saturday in September and October in Lewiston. Meet at the Peace Garden 476 Center St. at 7pm for a ghost walk where you hear about historical hauntings, curses, early medical practices, and murder. No reservations necessary, $15/adult, $8 for 12 & under…rain or shine, bring a flashlight! Make this a Lewiston date!
Ukranian Fest is happening at St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church 3275 Elmwood Ave. Kenmore with dancers, food, tours, and music. noon-7pm. Free parking & admission. Bring $ for food & drink. Get some borscht!
echo Art Fair is happening at the Central Library downtown from 10am-6pm. Fine art, photography, media, print, sculpture…Sat. $5, Sun. free. Check the website for VIP deals to exclusive previews and deals. Parking at Adam Ramp, free street parking, or take the subway in and get off at Lafayette Square. Walk across the street to The Hotel Lafayette and grab a coffee at Butterwood and some fresh flowers at Woyshners.
The Bills Game. If you’re not already planning to head to The Ralph, make sure you hit up local hotspots or have friends over to cheer on our team. 1pm.