Though there were moments this week when it was unclear which season we were in, there will be little doubt throughout the Village of Alden this weekend as Winterfest gets under way. Today and Saturday there more than 35 activities are planned to celebrate the season. For more info, visit www.aldenwinterfest.com.
NO I.D. REQUIRED
Not 21? No problem
If you still haven't made any Valentine's Day plans, here's an idea: Dancing with the Buffalo Stars. It figures to be an intense competition between Janet Snyder, Rob Lucas, Victoria Hong and Anthony Masiello. Audience members get to decide the winner. The event, featuring the BPO, takes place in Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Saturday.
FUN FOR ONE
Go single -- or bring a friend
Stretch your brain around this: The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., kicks off its mammoth exhibition "Action/Abstraction" today. The show is filled with mind-bending works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and scads of others. Call 882-8700 or visit www.albrightknox.org for more info.