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The Final Wrap-Up...The Erie County Fair

The Final Wrap-Up...The Erie County Fair

Well fellow Fairgoers, the end has finally come, The Erie County Fair ended on August 23rd.  I can tell you that for the real Fairgoer, that was a really sad day!

Throughout the 12 days of the Erie County Fair we laughed, shared stories, experienced all kinds of weather, but most of all, had a truly terrific good time!

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Infinity Performing Arts Center to feature Jon Wilder

Infinity Performing Arts Center to feature Jon Wilder

Infinity Performing Arts Center to feature Jon Wilder Dear Friends of Jazz: On Friday, August 28, 2015 the Infinity Jazz Concert Series at 302 East 3rd Street in Jamestown, NY will feature An Evening of Jazz with the Jon Wilder Quartet, at 7:00 pm. The evening will feature trumpeter, Jon Wilder. Raised on a farm near Cattaraugus, NY, Mr. Wilder attended Clarion University in PA where he received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Fredonia State University College where he received a Master of Music in Education. He also attended Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore as well as the University of Buffalo. Having taught public school for thirty-four years, Mr. Wilder retired in 2013 and moved back to the farm on which he was raised where he resides with his wife, Crystal and daughter, Isabella along with a barn full of alpacas and Foxy the Llama. The Jon Wilder Quartet will feature Harry Jacobson on bass, Bob Hull on piano and host, John Cross on woodwinds.

WNY Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

WNY Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.

“The Land Conservancy’s accreditation demonstrates our commitment to permanent land conservation that benefits the entire community,” says Nancy Smith, executive director. “Many people have helped shape the organization over the past decades. Our land trust is a stronger organization today having gone through this rigorous accreditation program.”

Go on a “Kenya-Tanzania Safari” at Nature Center’s First Friday

Go on a “Kenya-Tanzania Safari” at Nature Center’s First Friday

Jamestown, NY – You are invited to meet the fascinating native people of Eastern Africa, enjoy the stupendous landscapes of this part of our world, and embark on a safari (photos only!) in search of astounding wildlife.

At the Audubon Nature Center’s First Friday Lunch Bunch on September 4, 2015, Kathy and Bob Barber will take you on a virtual safari to Kenya and Tanzania.

The photographic adventure begins at 11 a.m., when you will visit a primitive Maasai Village in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro, explore Ngorongoro Crater where all of Africa’s “big five” (elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, lion, and leopard) reside together, be surrounded by a huge herd of elephants, and see thousands of wildebeest migrate across the Serengeti.

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Fourth Annual Taste of East Aurora to Feature Numerous Eateries

Fourth Annual Taste of East Aurora to Feature Numerous Eateries

 

The fourth annual Taste of East Aurora, featuring restaurants and food-related businesses with ties to the Greater East Aurora community, returns from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, on Main Street, from Olean Road to Riley Street.

“This is always a highly anticipated and well-attended event, and we expect a large crowd again this year,” said Gary Grote, executive director of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce. “Our restaurants help make East Aurora a popular destination for both locals and tourists!”

Pink Pumpkin Project holds first-annual 5K Walk/Run


ALLEGANY, NY – About 200 people participated in the first-ever Pink Pumpkin Project 5K Walk and Run to raise funds for women fighting breast cancer.

Many more supporters came out to Fireman's Park in Allegany on a beautiful Saturday morning to show their love and support for women fighting breast cancer while bidding on gift baskets and taking their chances on a raffle.

The next event is coming up September 19 at the Old Library in Olean. Visit the Pink Pumpkin Project website for more details.

West Seneca’s Outdoor Farmers’ Market Continues on Aug. 27

West Seneca’s Outdoor Farmers’ Market Continues on Aug. 27

 

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s popular open-air farmers’ and food producers’ marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, continues from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The weekly event successfully kicked off its second season on May 14 and takes place Thursday evenings through Sept. 3 on the grassy hill at the corner of Union Road and Main Street, next to West Seneca Town Hall.

The outdoor venue features nearly 30 vendors selling a wide variety of products. In the event of unfavorable weather, the market moves into the parking lot in front of the West Seneca Ice Rink.