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Jim Brickman: A Christmas Celebration

Jim Brickman returns to North Tonawanda this Christmas to wow the crowd with his uplifting, family-friendly, holiday concert tradition on December 18,2019. "Jim Brickman A Christmas Celebration" LIVE, one night only at the Riviera Theatre!
Dates: 
12/18/2019
7:30 pm
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Organization:

Riviera Theatre

Location:

67 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY, 14120
United States

Phone:

716-692-2413

Science Museum Camera Club Exhibit at the Botanical Garden

Buffalo Visionaries - from Camera to Paper - Located in our Archangel Gallery, see Fine Art Photographs taken at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens and WNY - The images present the photographers’ visions of Buffalo, it’s local area and the Botanical Gardens. This exhibition features works by 30 members of the Buffalo Museum of Science Camera Club. The Science Museum Camera Club is a community of practice that has been meeting at the Buffalo Museum of Science since 1939. As a community, all levels of experience are welcome. We believe that by sharing our knowledge, experience and friendship we can grow in our abilities as photographers while having fun doing so.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

7168271584

Zoolights at the Buffalo Zoo

Welcome to a new Western New York holiday tradition — Zoo Lights at the Buffalo Zoo! Enjoy the Zoo after hours and enjoy dazzling light displays, holiday music, and live performances, warm winter treats and a visit with Santa!
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
5:30 - 8:30 pm
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Organization:

The Buffalo Zoo

Location:

300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo , NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

716-995-6129

Gingerbread Wonderland at the Niagara Falls Culinary Instute

Visit with Santa Claus inside the Culinary Institute’s life size gingerbread house and take part in activities – cookie decorating for children, holiday crafts, letters to Santa, story reading, chef demos and more. In addition, there will be live entertainment, face painting, music, and magicians and everywhere you look – it will be decorated for the holiday season! Bring the kids (young and old alike!), the camera and don’t miss this unique holiday activity.
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
Fridays: 5 - 8 pm; Saturdays: 11 am - 7 pm; Sundays: 12 - 4 pm
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Location:

28 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
United States

Phone:

716-614-6222

Poinsettia & Railway Exhibit at the Botanical Garden

Be filled with the wonders of the holidays with fun twists of different colors and varieties of poinsettias. Be amazed by magentas, lime greens, and apricots with small pockets of traditional color accented throughout by silver and white foliage! As you walk through the beautiful poinsettias, you will also be able to enjoy a festive model train exhibit. The Garden Railway display, that is made possible by the Western New York Garden Railway Society, complements the surrounding poinsettias.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

7168271584

Upper School See Us In Action at Nichols School

"See Us in Action" events take place during the school day. This parent only event includes class visits, a campus tour, and a Q&A session with current students. Registration is required.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
8 -10 am
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Organization:

Nichols School

Location:

1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY, 14216
United States

Phone:

716.332.6300

Holiday Train Show at the Broadway Market

There's something about model train layouts during the holidays that make both seem even more special! Visit the Broadway Market with your kiddos and check out our magical display and perhaps even win a door prize!
Dates: 
12/21/2019
12/22/2019
9 am - 4 pm
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Organization:

Broadway Market

Location:

999 Broadway
Buffalo, NY, 14212
United States

Phone:

716.893.0705

Middle School See Us In Action at Nichols School

"See Us in Action" events take place during the school day. This parent only event includes class visits, a campus tour, and a Q&A session with current students. Registration is required.
Dates: 
12/12/2019
8 -10 am
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Organization:

Nichols School

Location:

1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY, 14216
United States

Phone:

716.332.6300

Breakfast With Santa at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents Breakfast With Santa Sunday, December 15th 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Get Tickets Now Breakfast With Santa Santa Claus is coming to Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village December 15th! Families are invited to join Santa, Mrs. Claus and their cheerful elves for a pancake breakfast in our Ballroom. Throughout the morning feast, children are also invited to sit on Santa’s lap and tell him just what they’d like for Christmas this year!
Dates: 
12/15/2019
9:30 am and 12 pm
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Location:

3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY, 14228
United States

Phone:

716-689-1440

The Castle by Candlelight

New this year! Buy your tickets in advance to Castle by Candlelight and save $10 off the price at the door! Follow a guided tour of Old Fort Niagara's 1726 French Castle decorated for the season by the Youngstown Garden Club and lit entirely by candles. Meet historical characters and witness the firing of the grand feu de joie. This seasonal, historically-authentic experience will put you in the holiday spirit! This is a fund raiser to benefit educational programming.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organization:

Old Fort Niagara

Location:

Fort Niagara State Park P.O. Box 169
Youngstown, NY, 14174
United States

Phone:

716-745-7611

North Pole Express Train at the Arcade and Attica RR!

Enjoy the countryside as you travel through Western New York farmlands that have remained untouched since the late 1860's. Sing Christmas carols on your way to the North Pole. Journey on the Railroad to the North Pole to meet Santa, Mrs. Claus, Elfs and Santa's magic Reindeer. Many Activities and goodies for children! Hot Dogs, Cookies and Cocoa available. Reserve now!
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
several times each day
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Location:

278 Main St.
Arcade, NY, 14009
United States

Phone:

585-492-3100