SANTA PARADE: Prime Outlets will host a Santa Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. A portion of Factory Outlet Boulevard will be closed for the parade, which also will honor the troops by welcoming the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Color Guard and vehicle participation in the parade. For more information, call 297-2022.
ART AUCTION: St. Mark's Ladies Guild is hosting an Art Auction to raise money for the parish school at 8 p.m, with a preview at 7 Saturday at St. Mark's School, 399 Woodward Ave. Admission is $12 per person, $20 per couple. Refreshments will be served.
TRAIN AND TOY SHOW: The Western New York Railway Historical Society's annual train and toy show, featuring toy trains, railroads, collectible toys, dolls, models, operating model railroad layouts and displays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, International Agri-Center, Hamburg Fairgrounds, South Park Avenue, Hamburg. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 6-12. For details, call 693-8512.
WINTER FAIR: Aurora Waldorf School invites the public to the 14th annual Winter Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 525 West Falls Road, West Falls (between Orchard Park and East Aurora). Activities include puppet shows, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, an artisans' marketplace, music and more. Admission is $2 adults; children free. For information, call the school office at 655-2029 or visit www.aurorawaldorfschool.org.
COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS: A grief workshop for children, designed especially for ages 8 and up, and a panel discussion of grief and violence will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in George K. Arthur Community Center, 2056 Genesee St. Parents are encouraged to bring children who are coping with the loss of a loved one. Call 380-0079.
POLISH PLATTER: The fourth annual Polish platter and theme tray auction will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Polish Falcons, 3171 Broadway, Cheektowaga. It benefits athletic programs. Dinner is $7; $6.50 for seniors. For dinner reservations, call Eileen at 897-2485.
USED BOOK SALE: The Friends of Grand Island Memorial Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 20 in the community room of the library, 1715 Bedell Road.
CHOWDER SALE: Niagara Hose Fire Company will be holding a chowder sale starting at noon Saturday at 74 Wheeler St., City of Tonawanda. Advance orders accepted. Call 731-1473 or 213-5714.
RAFFLE: The Lyndon Volunteer Fire Company invites the public to attend its annual ham and turkey raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Fire Hall in Lyndon Center. A ticket auction and 50-50 raffles are included, and food will be served.
CANADIAN SANTA PARADE: The Niagara Falls, Ont., Santa Claus Parade will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, beginning at Victoria Avenue and McRae Street. Project S.H.A.R.E. will pick up food donations along the parade route. The parade ends at City hall, where the celebration continues with a Big Santa Party. Free refreshments and entertainment; Loonette the Clown will light up the giant Christmas tree.