Weekly Feature

2013-12-04 / Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 6

110th Maria M. Love Charity Ball — The Charity Ball begins with a dance for middle school students in grades 5-8 from 6-8:30 p.m., and the high school dance will be held from 9-11:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo; $. www.marialovefund.org

Parkside Community Association 50th Anniversary Event — Event will feature an open bar of wines, beers, hors d’oeuvres, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Greatbatch Pavilion on the Darwin D. Martin House complex, 125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo; $35; business attire. Reservations can be made at www.parksidebuffalo.org.

Friday Nite Throwback Party — Dress to impress at this upscale over-30 event that features two DJs, concert ticket giveaways, 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $; dress code enforced. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, Ticketmaster.com

sat. 7

Ivories & Legacies — A fundraising event for The Colored Musicians Club and presented by the Hamburg Music Festival, and featuring Sabu’s Oasis Troupe, exclusive after-hours museum tours, tasty, spicy and jazz-o’-licious fare, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Colored Musicians Club, 145 Broadway Ave., Buffalo; $20; for tickets, contact apipitone@roadrunner.com, peacemaryjo@yahoo.com, or PMcKee@millenniumfunding.com.

Queen City Market — Buy local this holiday season with craft artisans, vintage sellers, food and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Karpeles Manuscript Library, 453 Porter Ave., Buffalo.

The Arts and Crafts Movement - A Return to Nature — Through a combined lecture and walking tour of the historic Roycroft Campus, participants will discover how this national landmark epitomized the ideals of the Arts and Crafts Movement at the turn of the 19th century: a return of nature, simplicity and self-sufficiency, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 941-6267, www.earthspiritedu.org/events.html

Remembering the War of 1812 — “Dolley Madison, First Lady,” with Denise Reichard, who will portray Madison, 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St., Clarence; Free. 628-2741

Polar Bear Plunge — Seventh annual event will benefit Special Olympics New York, registration begins at 11 a.m., and Plunge is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Woodlawn Beach, 3580 Lakeshore Road, Blasdell.

Burning of Buffalo Commemoration — The Black Rock Militia will build a huge bonfire of wood pallets with a wooden replica of the Village of Black Rock to commemorate the burning of Buffalo, which visually infuses meaning into the historical significance of the burning of Buffalo and Black Rock in December 1813, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Squaw Island, just northwest of the Peace Bridge, Buffalo.

sun. 8

Pancake Breakfast — Presented by Boy Scout Troop 554, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Dec. 8, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Buffalo; $. 681-3799

thurs. 12

Fashion Fundraiser: WHITE Party, Black Tie Affair — PEAR (Planning Events and Receptions) will host this fashion fundraiser in support of mental health, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the UB Center for the Arts Atrium, University at Buffalo, North Campus, Amherst; $; dress code of black or white for attendees will be strictly enforced. www.pearplanning.com/whiteparty

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