Here are the top picks for your weekend dates!
Buffalo Maritime Festival at Canalside is happening until Sunday 9/15 with the arrival of two tall ships, Peacemaker and Lynx. Joining our Spirit of Buffalo tall ship, the Maritime Festival is hosting ship tours, puppet shows for your children, the Canalside Food Fight on Saturday from 2-6pm, fireworks Saturday night, Canal Water & Whiskey audio tour sneak peek, and reenactments. Free! Not to mention one of favorite places, The Liberty Hound, will be open all weekend and will host the Beer Garden tonight. Check the website for parking info. (we still encourage you to use the subway! too easy!)
Canalside outdoor movie: The Pirates of the Caribbean at 7:30pm happens on the lawn. We say bundle up!
The Lodge is now open on 79 W. Chippewa for lunch, dinner, and late night. This beautiful new complex could be just what Chippewa needs. Be one of the first to experience it before the line is out the door. Click here to see some gorgeous interior shots.
Flight of Five Winery Grand Opening in Lockport at Old City Hall is happening at 2pm! Head to Lockport for some wine & live music, pop over to Lake Effect Ice Cream, and a coffee at the new cafe Cream & Sugar (a new favorite of ours!) Read our archived post about Lockport and make a day of it!
Zombie Mud Run at the Great Pumpkin Farm! Ahhh! Registration is closed online, but you can sign up at 8am before you run from zombie in a 5K obstacle course. Can you survive??? Now THIS will be fun. $90. 11199 Main St. Clarence 14031
Celtic Fest at Krull Park on route 18 in Olcott has it all: highlanders, pipes & drums, dancers, live music, and food. You can click here for pre-sale tickets or bring your cash at the entrance. The fest happens Sat. 10am-10pm & Sun. 10am-6pm. Free parking.
Freedom Run Winery outdoor film ‘Give & Take’ begins at 8pm. Wine, cocktails, and food set the ambiance for this Niagara Escarpment winery.