Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Events for August 16-17

Scottish Festival & Highland Games
August 16, 9am-5pm. Amherst Museum 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. The 24th annual Scottish festival will feature bagpipe bands, highland games, dance demonstration, Scottish food and more. For more information call 716-689-1440 or visit

Carly’s Crossing
Saturday August 16 at 7:30 am Gallagher Beach at Buffalo’s Small Boat Harbor
This annual event raises funds for pediatric cancer research at Roswell park Cancer Institute. Hundreds of swimmers will swim one-mile and 600 yard routes in Buffalo’s Inner Harbor. It is open to experience swimmers of all ages. For more information visit or call 716-845-4100.

CanAm Invitational Bike Ride,
Sunday August 17. This is a three distance bicycle ride hosted by the Niagara Frontier Bicycle Club. Choose from 35, 62 or 100 mile rides. The two longer rides are in both the US and Canada. Registration includes a t-shirt, snacks and a post ride picnic. For more information see

Here are some Farmers Markets to check out:
Hertel Farmers Market, Holy Spirit Church parking lot (corner of Hertel & Delaware) Wednesday from 3-6:30pm, July 23 to October

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main Street (between Ransom and Salt Roads) Saturdays 8am-1pm, June 7 to October 25.

Kenmore Farmer’s Market, Delaware Avenue and Delaware Road, Saturdays 8am to noon.

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