Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Tops picks of things to do June 14-15

Now that summer is almost here, there will be all sorts of things happening each weekend in western New York. I will try to post some ideas of fun things to do in the upcoming weekend every Wednesday or Thursday.

Here are this week's top picks:

Wine & Cheese Weekend. Celebrate National Dairy Month and Father's Day weekend with a special event along the Niagara Wine Trail This trail features 12 wineries located in Niagara and Orleans counties. The event takes place Saturday June 14 from 10-6 and Sunday june 15 from 12-6. Tickets are $20 person.

Allentown Art Festival This is pretty much the kick off of summer in Buffalo. Hundreds of artists from all over the country have their wares displayed along the streets of the historic Allentown district. June 14-15, 11-6 each day.

Civil War Living History Weekend. Step back over 150 years to the time of the Civil War at the Amherst Museum, a 35 acre historical park with 12 restored homes. The event features drills, parades and battle reinactments. June 14 10-5, June 15 11-4. $6 adults, $3 children 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst 689-1440.

Book Signing- If you happen to be in Batavia, stop by Present Tense Book store, 101 Washington Street, where yours truly will be signing copies of my new book, Western New York Explorer's guide, from 1-3 pm on Saturday June 14.

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