Wednesday: Looking for some fun tonight to escape all the pre-Thanksgiving Day chores? Head out to Buffalo State College, where the Sheila Divine will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Rockwell Hall. Also performing are Lowland (the new band from Tugboat Annie's Jon Sulkow), This Day and Age, and Molotov Cocktail Inc. Tickets are $12 and available at Ticketmaster, Home of the Hits and New World Record. Call 852-5000.
Thursday: Turkeys, Santa Clauses and multilegged centipedes in running shoes. Look for 'em in the pack when the 107th annual Turkey Trot begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Delaware YMCA near the Kenmore line. About 5,000 runners of all shapes, sizes and speeds huff and puff eight kilometers (4.97 miles) to the Buffalo Convention Center in America's oldest continuously run road race. Register online at www.doitsports.com/register.tcl?id=1861, or at the Y until 8:30 on race day.
See how Buffalo Zoo animals celebrate Thanksgiving at Beast Feast today through Sunday. Patrons will be shown what species are on which diet, and how much they eat. Keepers will perform scheduled feedings all day Saturday. Regular admission prices are in effect.
Friday: The Canadian Brass joins the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in Kleinhans Music Hall for a concert at 7:30 p.m. today and 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $21 to $64.
Canadian Brass is a crack quintet comprising Ryan Anthony and Joe Burgstaller on trumpet; Jeff Nelson on French horn; Eugene Watts on trombone; and Charles Daellenbach, tuba.
Saturday: All together: meow! The two-day, 54th annual Cat Fanciers Association Allbreed Cat Show gets under way in the International Agri-Center of the Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg. More than 300 cats compete in eight judging rings from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Household pets vie for their own prizes and rosettes in a separate contest. An added attraction: Boston native Jarod Miller of Wildlife Encounters appears both days. Admission to the event, sponsored by Buffalo Cat Fanciers, is $12 for a family of four or $5 per adult and $3 per child or senior. Call 649-8413.