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Whether you celebrate the city at an artist walk or head to the hills for a bonfire at Holiday Valley, there’s plenty to fill your fall fun calendar. Enjoy the crisp autumn days of WNY and get a jump on your holiday shopping while you’re at it. Nov. 8: Taste of Technology Admiral Ballroom at the Marin, 237 Main St., Buffalo Bytes and bites collide at this fundraising …

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Smell the crisp air, hear the crunch of leaves underfoot, and get out there and embrace all things autumn in Western New York. Whether you have young kids who prefer meandering through the pumpkin patch or want a leaf-peeping weekend away in Ellicottville, there are activities for all ages, often at the same venue. The Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival Weekends through Oc…

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May–September Blackberry Daze Now–May 27 Paul Robeson Theatre 350 Masten Ave., Buffalo Stellaluna Now–June 2 Theater of Youth 203 Allen St., Buffalo Lady Windermere’s Fan June 1–24 Irish Classical Theatre Company 625 Main St., Buffalo Carnival June 1–17 Fallsview Casino Resort 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Canada Love Never Dies June 5–10 …

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Festivals Allentown Gallery Association First Fridays Antique World Great American Garage Sale: First Sundays & third Saturdays, through Oct.; 11145 Main St., Clarence Buffalo Garden Festival: June-August M&T First Fridays: Albright-Knox Art Gallery M&T Second Fridays: Burchfield Penny Art Center M&T Third Fridays: Party on the Portico a…

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Week of May 28 – June 3 Festivals Buffalo Pride Festival May 29–June 3 Various Locations Springville Dairy Ag Fest May 31–June 2 Springville Griffith Institute High School American Red Cross Buffalo BASH June 1 Red Cross Headquarters, Delaware Ave. 60th Annual Allegany State Park Nature Pilgrimage June 1–3 Red House Area, Allegany State Park 100 Ameri…

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Week of July 30–August 5 Festivals Cattaraugus County Fair July 30–August 5 Little Valley Music & Arts Festival of the Tonawandas July 31–August 4 Various locations Niagara County Fair August 1–5 Lockport Comedy Fest August 2–5 National Comedy Center, Jamestown Eden Corn Festival August 2–5 Route 62, Eden Great Rhythm Revival at the Heron Au…

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Week of July 2–8 Festivals French & Indian War Encampment June 29–July 1 Old Fort Niagara Silo City Alive! July 1 Silo City Row, Buffalo Silver Lake Ring of Fire Fireworks July 3 Silver Lake Independence Day Block Party July 4 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, USA Lakewood Summerfest July 4 Lakewood Jam in the Valley July 5–7 Buffalo Hill Vi…

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Buffalo Allentown Corner of Elmwood & Virginia Friday, 4–7 p.m. Clinton-Bailey Farmers & Flea Market 1443 Clinton St. Sunday–Friday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, 6 a.m.–6 p.m. Downtown Main Street between Court & Church Tuesday & Thursday, 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. ECMC at Grider Grider Street Friday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Elmwood-Bidwell Elmwood at Bidwe…

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From a beach glass festival to a feast in celebration of Shakespeare in Delaware Park, these events remind us that summer in WNY is just around the corner. Or simply take advantage of the nicer weather to get out there and try a hot new restaurant from among all the cool independent eateries popping up. April 10: Kokedama Hanging Gardens Buffalo and Erie County Botanical…

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March 15: St. Patrick's Day Baking Class Fairy Cakes Cupcakery and Bakeshop 289 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo From 6-8 p.m., learn to make traditional Irish soda bread and Irish Car Bomb pie (featuring the trifecta: Jameson, Guinness and Baileys) — plus snack on tea and soda bread while you bake. $50; reserve your ticket here. March 15: St. Patrick's Day Cupcake Class T…

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Some folks look for returning birds, crocus or bathing suits as the first signs of spring. Our stomachs, however, rumble in anticipation of New York State’s Maple Weekend 2018 — March 17 & 18 and March 24 & 25. The highly popular annual event has evolved to cover two weekends now. A sweet celebration of spring Each spring, sap moves up and down the tree as the te…

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After record subzero temps that froze everything from eyelashes to Niagara Falls, Western New Yorkers are ready to put another winter in the books. This list includes events that remind us spring is just around the corner, like an orchid show that will surround you in exotic blooms and a home show full of ideas for tackling improvements once the weather breaks. March 3: A…

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Whether you embrace cold-weather outdoor activities or prefer to celebrate winter inside, there’s plenty going on in WNY to keep you physically and socially active. These events include everything from running through the streets in your underwear to toasting the season with an indoor winery “tour.” Feb. 1: Sweet Charity Adam’s Mark, 120 Church St., Buffalo Bigger a…

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Sometimes we all need a little help keeping our New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve vowed to exercise more, spend quality time with family or forge a deeper connection with yourself, these events make it easier to stay fit, focused and on track. Jan. 9 and 23: Healthy Options cooking classes D’Avolio Olive Oils & Vinegars Kitchen, 5409 Main St., Williamsville; Sun…

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The Chabad House of Buffalo will once again host a handful of Hanukkah activities this year, including a Hanukkah Wonderland, an “electric menorah” parade and more. Rabbi Moshe Gurary, the Chabad House’s program director, said the season will kick off on the first night of Hanukkah, Tuesday, Dec. 12, when the first candle of the Menorah will be lit at an event held at T…