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Explore Buffalo Lists August Adventures

Explore Buffalo Lists August Adventures

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has announced an extensive lineup of August tours and events. 

Brick by Brick: Residential Allentown Revealed!

10 a.m. August 1, 6 p.m. August 30

Meet: Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. Parking is available in the TR Site’s parking lot accessible from Franklin Street or Delaware Avenue.

General Admission: $15, Student Admission: $5, Explorer Pass Holders: Free, TR Site Members: Free

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Canalside to Host Second Annual Auto & Boat Show

Canalside to Host Second Annual Auto & Boat Show

The second annual Canalside Auto & Boat Show, featuring more than 250 new cars, trucks, RVs, sailboats, powerboats and personal watercraft, will take place Aug. 5-7 at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. Sponsored by Canalside, the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association and Anchor Marine, the event is free and open to the public.

Event hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Food and drink offerings, and entertainment, will also be featured throughout the weekend show.

West Seneca’s outdoor Farmers’ Market Continues on July 28 with Terry Buchwald Concert

West Seneca’s outdoor Farmers’ Market Continues on July 28 with Terry Buchwald Concert

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s popular open-air farmers’ and food producers’ marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, continues on Thursday, July 28. This week only, the market will move off the grassy hill next to West Seneca Town Hall and onto the grass surrounding the Lions Bandshell to accommodate those attending the Terry Buchwald concert presented by the West Seneca Lions Club.

The outdoor market, featuring approximately 25 vendors selling a wide variety of products, will begin at its usual 4 p.m. start time this week and will run until the conclusion of the concert. Entertainment will begin at 5:15 p.m., with Buchwald taking the stage at 7 p.m. Come for the market, stay for the music! Guests are invited to bring chairs or blankets for their comfort.

Justin Bailey to Sign Autographs at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

Justin Bailey to Sign Autographs at Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles

Buffalo Sabres right wing and Williamsville native Justin Bailey will visit Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, for an autograph-signing event. Bases Loaded is located at 794 French Road in Cheektowaga.

Bailey was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Last year he played in eight games with the Sabres and 70 games with the Rochester Americans, where he produced 20 goals and 25 assists.

Autographs will be free with the purchase of a photo, puck or other hockey item from Bases Loaded. 

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Audubon Nature Center Days at Panama Rocks August 6 and 7

Audubon Nature Center Days at Panama Rocks August 6 and 7

Jamestown, NY – Two of the region’s premier nature showcases are joining forces to present two days of delightful outdoor fun and learning.

On Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7, volunteers and staff of the Audubon Nature Center will offer special opportunities at Panama Rocks, the beautiful natural playground in Panama, New York.

Visitors will be able to explore the scenic half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rocks that form crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest.

Retired Jamestown Community College professors Tom Erlandson and Dan Anderson will be stationed along the trails to teach you about the rocks and trees. Visitors can also explore displays and artifacts from the Nature Center and possibly meet one or more of the Nature Center’s live animal ambassadors.

Drums Along the Waterfront Partners with Seneca Nation of Indians - Cattaraugus Community Center

Drums Along the Waterfront Partners with Seneca Nation of Indians - Cattaraugus Community Center

Drums Along the Waterfront (DATW) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI) - Cattaraugus Community Center (CCC) for the Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions event taking place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.

Audubon Nature Center Awards Scholarship to Taylor West

Audubon Nature Center Awards Scholarship to Taylor West

Jamestown, NY – Every spring since 2003 the Audubon Nature Center Education Staff has raised scholarship funds through their Fledgling Birdathon. Participants look for as many species as possible over a 24-hour period, and generous supporters pledge an amount, either per species or in total. The end result is a $500 scholarship. 

The 2016 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Taylor West of Lakewood, New York.

The Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is named the in memory of one of its early recipients, a volunteer, intern, and nature-lover who donated countless hours of time and expertise to the Audubon Nature Center. A resident of Russell, Pennsylvania, Exline died in 2008 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Scholarship applicants must be local residents pursuing a degree in the natural sciences. Recipients must be passionate about the natural world.