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Spring Fever to Hit Nearby London this Weekend

Spring Fever to Hit Nearby London this Weekend

Does all this snow and cold have you down in the dumps? If you’re suffering from a bad case of spring fever, you may want to head to nearby London, Ontario, this weekend where thoughts of the warmer days ahead are on the agenda.

The London Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show will take place Feb. 21-23, while the London Golf Show & Sale runs from Feb. 22-23. Both events will take place at the Western Fair District.

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Guided Snowshoeing Fun at Tifft this Weekend

Let's celebrate the snow! Since Mother Nature graced us with lots of fluffy snow this week, Tifft Nature Preserve added two guided snowshoe walks to this weekend's busy schedule of fun programming. Tifft's trails are beautiful, accessible, and full of ever-changing signs of wildlife passing through or residing within the preserve. Please help us spread the word! #Tifftsnowshoe

Saturday, February 8
Tyke Snowshoe Trek
10:30 - 11:30am
For families with children ages 2-6 only. 
$6 per person. BMS members save 10%
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Sunday, February 9
Family Snowshoe Stroll
2:30 - 4pm
Ages 7 and up
$7 per person. BMS members save 10%.
Pre-registration required by calling Tifft, 825.6397

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles Lists Three February Events

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles Lists Three February Events

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles in Cheektowaga will host representatives from James Spence Authentication (JSA) and Beckett Grading Services during February. Bases Loaded will also take part in the one-day Sports Card Expo taking place on Feb. 15 in nearby Batavia.

JSA is the foremost autograph authentication service in the world today, enabling collectors to enhance the value of their signed collectibles with a JSA Letter of Authenticity. A representative from the company will visit Bases Loaded from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. Please visit www.spenceloa.com for more information regarding authentication services.

Richard Childress Joins Lineup of Stars at the Buffalo Auto Show

Richard Childress Joins Lineup of Stars at the Buffalo Auto Show

 

Former NASCAR driver Richard Childress, owner of Richard Childress Racing, will join an impressive lineup of athletes slated to appear at the Buffalo Auto Show, taking place Feb. 6-9 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Childress will sign autographs for Auto Show visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. He joins a lineup of previously announced guests including Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, Buffalo Braves basketball great Ernie DiGregorio and the legendary Buffalo Bills “Electric Company.” 

Have a ‘Super’ Sunday by Designating a Sober Driver

Have a ‘Super’ Sunday by Designating a Sober Driver

 

As one of America’s most anticipated and celebrated sporting events, the Super Bowl brings together families, friends and fans each year to enjoy the excitement of the big game. In many instances, fans will gather to watch the game at sports bars, restaurants or Super Bowl-themed parties. The Resource Training Center in Amherst, provider of the Drinking Driver Program, wants to spread an important safety message about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday.

Sports Card Expo to Feature JSA, Plus Baseball and Football Greats

Sports Card Expo to Feature JSA, Plus Baseball and Football Greats

 

A one-day Sports Card Expo featuring James Spence Authentication (JSA), eight former NFL and MLB greats, and numerous card and memorabilia dealers will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Clarion Hotel, 8250 Park Road, Batavia.

JSA is the foremost autograph authentication service in the world today, enabling collectors to enhance the value of their signed collectibles with a JSA Letter of Authenticity. Please visit www.spenceloa.com for more information.

Reggie Jackson, Ernie D and the Electric Company to Appear at the Buffalo Auto Show

Reggie Jackson, Ernie D and the Electric Company to Appear at the Buffalo Auto Show

 

Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, Buffalo Braves basketball great Ernie DiGregorio and the legendary Buffalo Bills “Electric Company” have been added to an impressive lineup of new and futuristic vehicles that will be on display at the 2014 Buffalo Auto Show, coming to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Feb. 6-9.

Presented by the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association, the Buffalo Auto Show is Western New York’s premier automotive event featuring the most current cars, trucks, convertibles and minivans available on today’s market.