Weekly Feature

2014-09-10 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 11

Winds, Waves & Wines 15 — Event features participating wineries, caterers and restaurants, music with the Rod Nickson Project and DJ Pat Proctor, and a silent auction, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls; $. 285-3575, ext. 216

fri. 12 & sat. 13

Amherst Skating Club Annual Skate Sale — Drop-off is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, and sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Pick-up of unsold items from 1 to 2 p.m. (no exceptions) Saturday, Sept. 14. No hockey equipment accepted, but hockey skates will be accepted; $ (20 percent of proceeds go to the Amherst Skating Club Jr. Board). 634-3887

sat. 13

Silo City Tapped — All-day event featuring music (Alison Pipitone Band, Miller and the Other Sinners, George Scott Big Band, Uncle Ben’s Remedy, and Peter Burakowski and the Larkin Plan), craft beers and wine, history, food, free Silo tours, food trucks, 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Silo City, 92 Childs St., Buffalo; $5. silocitytapped.com

WNY Toy, Comic Book and Collectible Show — More than 65 tables of new and old toys, comic books, action figures, models, diecast, TV and movie items, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Knights of Columbus, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

Sports Night — Benefit for HEART, an all-volunteer, nonprofit, no-kill organization that relies on donations, will feature pizza/wings and beverages, Bills and Sabres memorabilia, Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Buffalo Sports Garden, 2945 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park; $. 821-1915

Union Fire Company Chicken BBQ — Dine-in or take-out, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the fire hall, 2055 Union Road, West Seneca; $. 668-2828

4-H Chicken BBQ Fundraiser — Event will feature the Chicken BBQ and 4-H Fun Fair to show the public what Erie County 4-H is all about, also raffle including signed Pat LaFontaine jersey, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at The St. Nicodemus Picnic Shelter, just a short one-fourth mile down from the church (12273 Liberia Road, East Aurora); $.

Wings Flights of Hope BBQ — 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 42nd Street, Grange Building, and Family Entertainment Complex at the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

Medicinal Garden Feature — Activities include educational displays about healthy foods and medications from plants that may be beneficial for a low-cholesterol diet, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

sun. 14

All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Route 31, Sanborn. www.sanbornhistory.org

thurs. 18

A Rockin’ Enchanted Evening @ Silo City — Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo, the event will feature food trucks, wine, beer, music and tours of the monumental grain elevators, with Explore Buffalo, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Silo City, 120 Childs St., Buffalo; $.


Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company 2014 Food Drive — The Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company will conduct its 2014 annual Fund Drive door-to-door campaign through Friday, Sept. 19, in and around the Englewood Avenue area of Buffalo. 876-5843, ellwoodfire.org

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