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BEST BETS

1. Tennis anyone? Perhaps roller skating? Or will it be a day at the beach?

Now turn the clock back 100 years. What to wear?

Join the folks at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Ave., for a retro fashion show, "Sportswomen and Their Spectators."

Discover how yards and yards of heavy white cotton became a tennis dress. Meet the original high-top sneaker!

It's all part of the annual Mother-Daughter Tea set for Saturday and Sunday.

Admission: $18 adults, $10 children ages 10 and under. Tea will be served at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Call 884-0095 to reserve your seat.

2. Drill teams are awesome! Better than marching bands!

Find out for yourself at 11 a.m. Saturday in HSBC Arena when the state Drill Team Championships and Step Show takes the floor.

Watch as members from 30 teams representing area high schools and youth ministries strut their stuff to a brave new beat.

Advance tickets for $13 available at the box office and through all tickets.com outlets including Tops Markets. $16 at the door.

3. Explore African-Canadian quilting traditions from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday as the Castellani Art Museum toasts the Underground Railroad era with an eye-opening lecture.

See how enslaved African-Americans made their way to freedom in Ontario. Find out which Canadian communities were founded by former slaves and view some of the quilts created by their descendants.

Connect with the quilts at the Castellani, located on the grounds of Niagara University. Call 286-8293 for more information.

4. Wild About Wellness?

Then beat feet for the Buffalo Zoo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday when representatives from all kinds of health organizations will gladly tend to your physical well-being.

All activities free with paid admission: $8.50 adults, $5 seniors and children ages 2 to 14.

For more information, call 837-3900 ext. 112.

e-mail: jkwiatkowski@buffnews.com.