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The Buffalo Museum of Science will hold its 10th annual Star Lights event from 8 to 11 p.m. June 21 in the museum, 1020 Humboldt Pkwy.The event is held rain or shine and features wine-tasting, rooftop stargazing through telescopes with the Buffalo Astronomical Association, entertainment by DJ crew Spooky Business and a chance to explore “Mummies of the World: The Ex…

The 19th annual free Kids Fishing Derby will take place from 9 a.m. to noon June 21, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. in the Niawanda Park Bandshell in Tonawanda.Grab bags will be distributed to the first 200 kids registered and more than $5,000 in prizes and giveaways are promised. Free bait will be provided – 2,000 worms have been donated by Big Catch/Gander Mountai…

The 19th annual free Kids Fishing Derby will take place from 9 a.m. to noon June 21, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. in the Niawanda Park Bandshell in Tonawanda.Grab bags will be distributed to the first 200 kids registered and more than $5,000 in prizes and giveaways are promised. Free bait will be provided – 2,000 worms have been donated by Big Catch/Gander …

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Oh, how we love our festivals. And what’s not to love? You want to eat? We’ve got the Italian Festival, the Peach Festival, Burger Fest and “a taste of” just about anything. Digging the tunes? Try the Masten District 19th Annual Jazz Festival, the Queen City Jazz Festival and Jazz at the Albright-Knox. Want food and music? How about the BBQ & Blues Bash? Looking to…

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Gem Street USA is returning to Western New York. Located at the Grange Building of the Fairgrounds in Hamburg (5600 McKinley Parkway), from June 13-15, the show and sale will feature national artists and collectors offering custom-made jewelry, distinctive beads, fossils, rare minerals and crystals. In addition, there will be examples of the latest jewelry trends and an ar…

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Gem Street USA is returning to Western New York. Located at the Grange Building of the Fairgrounds in Hamburg (5600 McKinley Parkway), from June 13-15, the show and sale will feature national artists and collectors offering custom-made jewelry, distinctive beads, fossils, rare minerals and crystals. In addition, there will be examples of the latest jewelry trends and an ar…

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When we launched Summer Madness two weeks ago, our aim was to get you to tell us the event you were most anticipating this summer in Western New York.You have spoken. Loudly – and somewhat controversially.The Erie County Fair in August was the runaway winner in a championship match-up over the Justin Timberlake concert July 9 in First Niagara Center. Those two event…

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When we launched Summer Madness two weeks ago, our aim was to get you to tell us the event you were most anticipating this summer in Western New York.You have spoken. Loudly – and somewhat controversially.The Erie County Fair in August was the runaway winner in a championship match-up over the Justin Timberlake concert July 9 in First Niagara Center. Those two events were …

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The sun was beginning to set over Coca-Cola Field as the director bellowed over the PA system for the actors on the field to head out past second base.“If you’re an Imperial,” Bill Reynolds yelled, “keep going until the ‘oncology’ sign so you can get blown up.”They hustle toward the CCS Oncology sign in the outfield and rais…

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The sun was beginning to set over Coca-Cola Field as the director bellowed over the PA system for the actors on the field to head out past second base.“If you’re an Imperial,” Bill Reynolds yelled, “keep going until the ‘oncology’ sign so you can get blown up.”They hustle toward the CCS Oncology sign in the outfield and raise their lightsabers. The explosions will come lat…

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Buffalo’s waterfront will be highlighted this month during a walking tour offered by Explore Buffalo each Sunday (June 8, 15, 22 and 29). Tours take place from 10 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. and meet in front of the Swannie House (170 Ohio St.).Topics of the tour will include the Erie Canal and the development of the grain elevator; the Old First Ward neighbor…

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Buffalo’s waterfront will be highlighted this month during a walking tour offered by Explore Buffalo each Sunday (June 8, 15, 22 and 29). Tours take place from 10 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. and meet in front of the Swannie House (170 Ohio St.).Topics of the tour will include the Erie Canal and the development of the grain elevator; the Old First Ward neighborhood an…

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Explore Buffalo is offering two weekly walking tours throughout June, one focusing on buildings designed by the Queen City’s architects and another featuring works by national players.The “Buffalo Classics” downtown tour showcases many of the best local architects, who designed some of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Buildings on the tou…

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Explore Buffalo is offering two weekly walking tours throughout June, one focusing on buildings designed by the Queen City’s architects and another featuring works by national players.The “Buffalo Classics” downtown tour showcases many of the best local architects, who designed some of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Buildings on the tour include the Market Arcade,…

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Now in its third year, Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market takes place on the picturesque boardwalk at Canalside on select days twice per month during the summer and early autumn. The open-air market opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m., and is weather-dependent. Co-produced by glass artist Julie Leatherbarrow and Robin Lenhard, purveyor of her lovely handmade soaps, the mar…