Lions and tigers and bears. . well, maybe not that wild. The annual Wildlife Festival takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Niagara Power Project's Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. The festival includes reptiles, primates, birds of prey, shows and environmental exhibitors. For more information on this free event, call 286-6661 or visit www.nypa.gov.
NO I.D. REQUIRED
Not 21? No problem
Tired of your old haunts? Then why not enjoy a thrilling time at the spooktacular "Fright Fest," which begins today at the Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center. With more than its share of chills, thrills and spooky fun, the event runs through Oct. 18 and includes family activities, a haunted house, rides, performances and activities. For more information, call (585) 599-4641 or visit www.godarienlake.com.
FUN FOR ONE
Go single - or bring a friend
Have you been everywhere and seen everything and done everything? If not, then make your way to the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for "A Gatsby Rendezvous," the 1920s retro party fundraiser celebrating the 2009 Big Read, featuring F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby." Tickets for the event are advance sale only and cost $50 per person or $75 for the preparty extra. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (800) 838-3006 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com.