Weekly Feature

2017-10-12 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 12

Newstead Historical Society Harvest Dinner — 19th annual fundraiser with music with Fiddlesticks, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at The American Legion, 9 Eckerson Ave., Akron; $ - open to the public. Tickets are available only at Pixley’s ShurFine, 81 Buell St., Akron. 542-7022, www.newsteadhistoricalsociety.org

fri. 13

Rock For The Cure — Third annual event will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and will feature The Nicastro Brothers and The Kensingtons, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com

Fruit of the Vine Wine Tasting — Featuring premium Finger Lake wines handcrafted by O-Neh-Da and Eagle Crest Vineyards, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, Cotter Hall at Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 Claremont Ave., Tonawanda; $. 834-4282, www.bsacramentchurch.com

sat. 14

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer — Noncompetitive 3- to 5-mile walk bringing people together to raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer, sponsored by The American Cancer Society. Registration: 8:30 a.m./race at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 689-6982, ext. 65254, www.MakingStridesWalk.org/Buffalo

Native American Music Awards — 17th annual event, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Events Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagara casino.com

Civil War Day — Presented by the Lancaster Historical Society, visitors will interact with re-enactors in period costumes portraying everyday citizens of the era, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Little Red School House Museum, William Street and Bowen Road, Town of Lancaster; Free admission.

Love, Light & Healing Psychic Fair — Event will feature mediums, tarot readers, energy healers, artisans and vendors, lectures, classes, demonstrations, readings and some lectures, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Clarion Hotel Marina, 30 Lake Shore Drive, East Dunkirk; $. 814-314-9297, www.boltsoflove.com

Meat Raffle — Inaugural meat raffle presented by the Rotary Club of Hamburg, 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Southtowns Walleye facility, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Route 20, Hamburg; $. www.hamburgrotaryclub.org

Theme Basket Auction — North Presbyterian Church will host its annual theme basket auction that includes one envelope of tickets and a door prize ticket, doors open at noon and drawings start at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 168 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda. 693-7030, www.ntnorthchurch.org

sun. 15

Female Musicians Fighting Breast Cancer — The 15th annual benefit for Roswell Park’s WNY Breast & GYN Resource Center will feature local female musicians, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Sportmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. www.fmfbc.com

Christmas Craft Fair — Selected crafters (collectibles, home decor, jewelry), continental breakfast available, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 263 Claremont Ave., Town of Tonawanda; Free to attend. www.bsacramentchurch.com

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast — 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 15, at the American Legion Riders of Post 567, at 3440 N. Buffalo and Webster roads, Orchard Park; $ (proceeds go to LEEK Hunting & Mountain Preserve)

wed. 18

Basket Auction & Raffle — Presented by the Valley Community Association and featuring more than 150 prizes up for raffle, 2 p.m. doors open and drawing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Valley Community Center, 93 Leddy St., Buffalo; Free to attend. 823-4707, ext. 4, www.thevalleycenter.com

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