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Home for the Holidays Concert Series Benefiting Compass House, 12/9-29!

Home for the Holidays Concert Series Benefiting Compass House, 12/9-29!


WHO: A herd of Buffalo musicians – ex-pats, re-pats, and immigrants, along with upstart Buffalo-based company You and Who
WHAT: Home for the Holidays concert series benefiting Compass House
WHEN: December 9th-29th – seven events in all
WHERE: Five different Buffalo music venues
WHY: To celebrate the many meanings of “home”

Home for the Holidays Concert Series Celebrates Buffalo and Supports Compass House

Series celebrates Buffalo with a wide range of artists who call the city home in some way

               There are many interpretations to the word “home.” For most people born and bred in Buffalo, this city will always be home no matter where they lay their head, and many musicians have sought other scenes to real

Family Fun!

Family Fun!

HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest Coming Soon!!!

 

Hockey AND Family Fun! Does it get any better than that??? You don’t have to wait much longer! Join us for the HockeyTowneUSA Fan Fest, a once-in-a-lifetime family fun event!

 

WHEN:    Mon. 12/27 10am–9pm, Tues. 12/28 10am–9pm, Wed. 12/29 10am-5pm 

WHERE:  Buffalo Niagara Convention Center 

COST:               Admission is $5. Children 12 and under are free, with each paid adult admission.

 

HWI’S Third-Annual Gallery Walk Has Almost 30 Vendors

HWI’S Third-Annual Gallery Walk Has Almost 30 Vendors

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Please join the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute for their third year of participation in the annual Holiday Open Studios and Galleries presented by Artists in Buffalo Inc.

Holiday Open Studios and Galleries is a unique event which allows people to meet local artists and artisans and view their work in a small gallery setting, and a chance to see a beautiful building which is not normally open to the public. More than 100 local artists and artisans are participating, and more than 30 will set  up booths to exhibit and sell their work at HWI.

Friday, December 3, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - $25 admission fee      

Saturday, December 4, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. – No charge admission

Sunday, December 5, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. - No charge admission

Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute is located at 700 Ellicott Street in Buffalo.

Tonight at The Tralf, Mo Porter Presents a Tribute to the Doors

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Experience the music and theatrics of rock legends The Doors presented by Buffalo’s finest musicians, Mo Porter.  This local band, born and bred right here in Buffalo, has been performing for 10 years with a special blend of classic rock and dance music guaranteed to keep the dance floor full.

Meet the Authors at the History Museum: Local Author Book-signing and Sale

The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society presents its annual Local Author/Buffalo Book-Signing on Saturday, Nov. 27 from noon to 2 p.m. at the History Museum, located at 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Avenue.

The event is FREE and open to the public. It's designed for shoppers looking for personalized gifts in a relaxed atmosphere, features over 35 local authors selling and signing their books. The wide range of publications—including cookbooks, neighborhood, regional and military history, novels and coffee-table books—makes this a perfect opportunity to shop for a variety of tastes. All that and an autograph, too!

This year’s event includes the following authors:

Pet Connection Announces Holiday Season Events

Pet Connection Programs Inc. is counting on support from the generous residents of Western New York to make this a happy holiday season. Volunteers from the nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla will be at several locations throughout Erie County in an effort to raise funds for the care of dozens of dogs and cats in need of loving homes.

Activities kick off on Black Friday as volunteers from the shelter will be selling their ever-popular pet totes filled with food, treats and toys at the Eastern Hills Mall, near Dave & Buster’s. The volunteers will return to the mall on three Saturday: November 27, December 11 and December 18. Pups from the shelter will also be there to greet you!

FREE Screening at The Screening Room Tonight at 6

Tonight there will be a Free screening of the documentary "EARTHLINGS," Narrated by Academy Award Nominee Joaquin Phoenix. Joaquin Phonix also won The Humanitarian Award for his work with the film at the San Diego Film Festival. This film has won several awards, including Best Documentary Film for Animal Advocacy at the Artivist Film Festival, the Indie-Spec Best Content Award at the Boston International Film Festival, and the Best Documentary Feature at the San Diego Film Festival. Woody Harrelson raves "This is the single most powerful and informative movie about society's treatment of animals! A must-see film for anyone who cares enough to know" The films beautiful footage of animals in nature alone is worth the short drive to The Screening Room in Amherst. The knowledge gained will be with you for a lifetime.