Weekly Feature

2017-03-01 / Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 3

Queen City Roller Girls — Come watch the Subzero Sirens vs. an opponent to be announced, 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets

fri. 3 & sat. 4

You’ve Gotta Have Art Festival — A juried art show and sale including Roycrofters, with proceeds benefiting the Family Justice Center, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 3, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at 9675 Main St., Clarence, next to Clarence High School; $. 759-8396, www.gottahaveartfestival.com

fri. 3-sun. 5

Cavalcade of Cars Auto Show — 24th annul event will include the annual Old S’cool Review Room, rods, custom classics, motorcycles, traditional hot rods, race-prepared and auto-related exhibitors, and live music, 5-10 p.m. Friday, March 3; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, March 4; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Events Center and Expo Hall of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

sat. 4

Chili-Chowder-Soup-Dessert Cook-Off — Come taste the entrees in this annual fundraiser to benefit the WNY Homeless Veterans Soup Kitchen, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post, 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster; $. 681-8387

Spaghetti Dinner and Theme Basket Raffles — Presented by the Master’s Plan Ministry and Dayton Food Pantry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Master’s Plan Cafe, 9586 Railroad Ave., Dayton, N.Y.; $ (proceeds to benefit the Dayton Food Pantry)

Night at the Races Fundraiser — Presented by East Spirit Boosters and first race will start at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at East Seneca Fire Hall, 100 Lein Road, West Seneca. Event will also feature basket raffles and 50/50 drawings. Call 771-1643 for more information or to reserve a table.

sat. 4 & sun. 5

BUFPEX 2017 — WNY’s premier stamp show held by the Buffalo Stamp Club will feature a dozen stamp dealers on hand offering many types of stamps and related collectibles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the VFW Hall, 2450 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

sun. 5

Olcott Polar Bear Swim — Join the Olcott Lions for the 48th annual Swim for Sight and firefighters chili cook-off, 10 a.m. begins the tailgate party, 1:50 p.m. swimmers under 18; 2 p.m. all other swimmers on Sunday, March 5, at Olcott Beach (Ontario and Franklin streets), Olcott; $. www.olcottlions.org

Soup’s On — Fundraiser benefiting Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue gets you a bowl, spoon, drink and dessert and all-you-can-eat soup, chili, goulash and more, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Spruce Meadow Farm, 10333 Keller Road, Clarence.

Nickel City Chef — Nickel City Chef Victor Parra Gonzalez of Casa Azul and Las puertas vs. Chef Scott Crombie of Billy Club, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Artisan Kitchens and Baths, 200 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. www.nickelcitychef.com

thurs. 9-sun. 12

WNY Sport & Travel Expo — The WNY Sport & Travel Expo is produced by sportsmen for sportsmen and provides outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors all inside four buildings. The event will feature vendors, seminars, entertainment and guest appearances. Show hours: noon-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, March 11; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at the Event Center, Expo, Marketplace and Ag-Grange of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

ongoing: now-May 19

A Fair Day’s Work: The Role of the Union in the Steel Plants — The exhibit will examine the integral and often misunderstood role the unions played in the steel industry in WNY, on display through Friday, May 19, at the Steel Plant Museum of Western New York, located in the Heritage DiscoveRy Center, 100 Lee St., Buffalo. 821-9361

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