Heatwave! 35 degrees had us feeling springy the other day and forgetting all about that horrible wind chill and blowing drifts of snow. Looks like it will be easier to get moving this weekend on some dates!
Buffalo Winter Brewfest happens at the Connecticut Street Armory this year. It’s your head start of St. Patty’s Day! Two sessions: 1-4pm, 6-9pm; Dive in to the celebration of craft beers from Community Beer Works, Ommegang, CB, Bacchus Brewing, and many more. $35 advance online or at Wegmans or Pearl Street or Pan Am. $45 at door (DD’s for $10) Music by Emerald Isle Band, food from Fat Bob’s, complimentary glass, beer- you think you want to miss this?? (non-alcoholic beer also there!)
**Saturday or Sunday: Get dressed up and head over to Kleinhans for a performace of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto. Phillippe Bianconi (the Van Cliburn Competition winner!) Take all of JoAnn Falletta’s presence in and experience this beautiful union with the Buffalo Philharmonic. (also includes Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6) Tickets: Sat. 2/1 8pm $28-$76, Sun. 2/2
Head over to Delaware Park from 9am-6pm for the Flurrious! Winter Festival (free!). In its fourth annual year, Flurrious! is a perfect family date which hosts an array of sports such as kickball, tennis, and….Quidditch?! The complete schedule list is on their site and includes the locations. The Cheesy Chick food truck is the perfect choice for all those kiddos in tow.
That Totally Awesome 80s Party is happening 7-11pm tonight at the Tonawanda Castle. Get up in your tubular 80s wear- shoulder pads, parachute pants, acid wash, and Esprits- and dance the night away to all the totally bitchin’ 80s tunes. $10 at door, drink specials, photobooth. Even!
Buffalo’s 25th Annual Psychic Fair is being held at the Hearthstone Manor in Depew 11am-7pm on Sunday. (also 11am-8pm on Saturday 2/1) Seek guidance for you future, speak with mediums, color auras, lectures, beautiful vendors, and palmistry…$7 admission (kids 12 & under are free)
Super Bowl Sunday: XLVIII will have many of us using this as our cheat day for wings, taco dip, sriracha chips, pop, and dessert. (hey, we’re still on our New Years resolution path) Seahawks or Broncos?
Here are some great foodie ideas to get you amped up for the man cave, hosting a party, heading to one, or staying in and stuffing your face:
Wegmans Face-Stuffing: dips, ribs, chili…