Weekly Feature

2014-10-29 / Entertainment

Special Events

sat. 1

Autumn Dinner and Wine Pairing — Presented by the Zonta Club of Lockport for its fall fundraiser and features a gourmet four-course dinner, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and dancing, cash bar at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Lockport Town and Country Club, 717 East Avenue, Lockport; $55. 778-5273

Theme Basket Auction — Sixth annual event will feature a big-ticket item table, baked goods, food and drinks, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda; $. 912-2296

Nature’s Gathering: An Evening of Art, Wine and Cheese — Enjoy a taste of fine regional wines, cheese and hors d’oeuvres and help support Friends of Reinstein Woods. WNY artisans will be showcasing their nature-themed artwork, which will be for sale, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga; $. 683-5959

Chestnut Ridge Conservancy Gala — Third annual fundraiser for the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy with honorary host Peter Krog and WIVB Channel 4 meteorologist Don Paul as emcee for the evening, 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Orchard Park Country Club, 4777 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park; $. www.chestnutridgeconservancy.org

Niagara Electric Lights Parade — 10th annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade. An estimated 70 units will take part in the parade, with an appearance by Santa, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, beginning at Military Road and 4th Avenue and will culminate at the Military Road K-Mart store.

sun. 2

Craft Fair — Offering unique gifts for the holidays, along with freshly baked homemade pies, floral arrangements, holiday decorations, wooden toys, scarves and quilted items, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at St. Pius X, 1700 N. French Road, Getzville; Free admission.

Second Chance Sheltering Network’s Chinese Auction — Doors open at 1 p.m., and drawings begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville; $. www.secondchanceshelteringnetwork.com

Japan Culture Day (Bunka No Hi) — Activities include celebrating Japanese culture, Anime, origami, language lessons, calligraphy, dance and more, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo; Free. 873-9644, www.bechs.org

tues. 4

Holiday Craft Sale — Event will feature a variety of items for sale by more than 30 artists, including jewelry, ceramics, jellies, gift baskets, candles, embroidered items, woodcrafts, knitted items, baked goods, pressed flowers, plants, and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Atrium of the Beechwood Homes, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. www.beechwoodcare.org

thurs. 6

HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at LaGalleria Restaurant, 3923 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park; $.

thurs. 6-sun. 9

Christmas in the Country Artisan Marketplace — Holiday shopping just wouldn’t be the same without the 30th annual Christmas in the Country, welcoming more than 400 artisans spread out over four buildings, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6 and 7; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Event Center, Expo, Marketplace, Grange, and NYS Police Buildings at the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

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