Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Top picks of things to do June 20-21 and next week

Summer's here! Here are some events that kick off the summer season.

St. Gregory the Great Great Race June 20 at 7pm. This race is the unofficial kick-off of summer in the northtowns of Buffalo. The event includes a 5K race along with a 1 mile fun walk. The post race party features kids activities and music by the well-known local band, Switch. For more information call 716-565-2660 or visit

Opening weekend of the Chautauqua Institution summer season, June 21. The nine week summer season opens this weekend at the world-renown Chautauqua Institution, a place where one can come for arts, recreation, religion and more. For more information visit

Coming up next week - Buffalo Homecoming June 26-29. Events include tours, a career fair, arts in the park, a block party on Saturday night, a Sunday brunch and the From the Heart of Buffalo Fair, featuring items made by local artisans. See for complete details.

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