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Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts, which includes 170 artists and craftspeople, live performances and Kids Fest, holds its first of a two-day run on Elmwood Avenue between West Ferry and St. James, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

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From Elektra & Odin's pyrotechnic performance at dusk to SteamPunk organizations from all over the region - and even some parasol dueling! - the Leonard Oakes Estate Winery's annual SteamPunk Festival ran on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. See who dressed up and embraced the bizarre.

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Art vendors across more than 15 mediums gathered on Elmwood Avenue for the annual Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. See who explored Cultural Row, Food Truck Alley and more. The festival concludes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Beyond Ghosts kicked off the spooky season with Day One of the annual ParaHorror, on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Celebrity guests, vendors, a haunted house and much more were on the agenda at the creepy Central Terminal. The event runs through 4 p.m. Sunday.

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Live music from Seamus Kennedy, the Glengarry Bhoys and Dady Brothers, plus a parade recognizing Ireland's 32 counties, were key to the Buffalo Irish Festival's opening night on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at the Buffalo Outer Harbor. The festival continues on Saturday and Sunday.

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Veronica Swift and the Benny Green Trio brought bebop to the fore on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at the Northwest Jazz Festival on Center Street in Lewiston. The festival continues Saturday with classically trained pianist Elio Villafranca and a strong supporting cast as the headliner.

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A true swashbuckling weekend of events lies ahead for the Buffalo area, with a wealth of festivals - ranging from ethnic to music to art - planned. Considering the pace of activity slows considerably on Labor Day Weekend and beyond, now is the time to grab summer's tail and hold on tight. 1) Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Festival, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 26 at Silo City…

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The wildly popular Sunflowers of Sanborn drew a crowd on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, where more than 50 vendors set up in the Danielewicz Farm's sunflower fields to showcase their wares. See who traveled north to experience the fleeting flowers.

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The Chautauqua Institution Food & Film Festival is returning for the second year this Sunday. Continuing through Friday at Bestor Plaza, it will feature film screenings, food events and talks by documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, among others. It kicks off with a 1800s Bavarian garden theme, where guests can enjoy homemade pretzels, brats and a …

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There's still plenty to see and do at the Erie County Fair as it begins its final weekend of the season on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2018.

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This weekend marks the final time to visit the Erie County Fair for its 2018 season, and the slate is littered with action-packed events, from tractor pulls to demolition derbies and more. But since we've passed along the key details, previewed the new foods, introduced the ketchup-serving robot, snapped Smiles on opening day, reviewed the ZZ Top show and took in the sc…

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Sunday's good weather brought droves of pleasure-seekers to the Erie County Fair, which hosted a ceremony honoring veterans and various equestrian competitions.

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Center Street in Lewiston was filled with art patrons on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, for the annual Lewiston Art Festival, presented by the Lewiston Council on the Arts. It was a beautiful day for the yearly event.