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Grand Theatre Lists Holiday Season Incentives for Theatre Lovers

Grand Theatre Lists Holiday Season Incentives for Theatre Lovers

 

You can share the magic of live theatre this holiday season with a gift from The Grand Theatre in nearby London, Ontario. From delectable treats to specially priced tickets, there are Grand gifts for everyone on your list! 

Great seats are still available for Elf, on stage at the historic Grand through Jan. 4. This very merry musical for the whole family is delighting audiences of all ages and playing to packed houses! Tickets start at just $25.95.

High School Seniors to Compete in AutoTech Competition

High School Seniors to Compete in AutoTech Competition

 

The Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association and Erie Community College are hosting the 2014 NFADA Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition on Saturday, Jan. 18. The competition features teams of two high school automotive seniors who will go through a series of diagnostic, workstation and performance tests to measure their automotive technical skills and abilities. The WNY Ford Dealers are the vehicle sponsors and will be providing six 2014 Ford Fusions for the students to compete on.

The competition, to be held at the Erie Community College-Vehicle Technology Training Center at 5885 Big Tree Road in Orchard Park, is open to the public beginning at 9 a.m.  It concludes with an awards ceremony at approximately 3 p.m.

Labatt Announces Details for 7th Annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament

Labatt Announces Details for 7th Annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament

Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament Slated for Feb. 21-22 at New Location

7th Annual Buffalo tournament features new location with refrigerated ice rinks over two days
 

BUFFALO, NY – Labatt Blue beer today announced details for the seventh annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament, which will shift to a new location for the first time since the tournament’s inception. The 2014 Tournament will move to 333 Ganson Street, where 120 teams will descend on refrigerated ice rinks for two full days of pond hockey play, Feb. 21-22, 2014. More than 800 pond hockey players will compete across 10 divisions with seven player rosters.  

Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Is Open For Two More Weekends

Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Is Open For Two More Weekends

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights hosted on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg has just two more weekends for families to create holiday memories.

The next two weekends are the final weekends for the 2013 Fairgrounds Festival of Lights; Friday through Monday December 20-23, and Friday through Sunday December 27-29.  Gates will be open from 5pm-9pm; however, buildings will remain open until 10pm.

The Festival of Lights is affordable holiday fun. Carload admission is just $20. Busloads are $50. A $5.00 discount off of the gate price is available with an original receipt from Tops Markets presented at the gate.

Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

Video Highlights Land Conservancy’s Stella Niagara Preserve Efforts

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy’s efforts to create the Stella Niagara Preserve on the Niagara River in Lewiston are featured in a new video produced by WGRZ-TV. The video is part of the “2 The Outdoors” series and originally aired on Dec. 15. 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is currently in the process of raising funds to purchase 29 acres of pristine land along the lower Niagara River, with the intent to make it a preserve that will be open to the public.

Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops accepting applications for 2014 festival

Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops accepting applications for 2014 festival

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is accepting online applications year-round from Western New York restaurants, food trucks, and wineries interested in participating in Buffalo’s premier summertime food festival. The deadline to apply for the 2014 festival is January 31, 2014. The nation’s largest two-day food festival is set for July 12 and 13, 2014 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

To be eligible, restaurants and wineries must be public establishments whose primary commercial function is to serve food/wine on a retail basis and be open year round in Western New York. Wineries from the Finger Lakes wine region are also eligible to apply. Food truck applicants must adhere to the same menu item criteria as brick and mortar restaurants. Applications and additional criteria to be eligible for participation can be found at www.tasteofbuffalo.com under the “restaurants and wineries” tab.

Give them the Outdoors! - Tifft Gift Certificates

Give them the Outdoors! - Tifft Gift Certificates

Give the perfect gift for your outdoor enthusiast! Snowshoe Rental, Discovery Camp, and Full Moon Stroll Tifft Gift Certificates available now! Stop by Tifft Nature Preserve in South Buffalo or call to charge by phone, 716-825-6397, during Visitor Center open hours.  Quick, easy, and one-of-a-kind Tifft Gifts for everyone on your list!