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Buffalo's online guide to arts, culture, & recreation!

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

JCC of Buffalo-Holland

A place where everyone can get together and enjoy state of the art fitness, aquatics and programming without regard to race, age, gender, religious preference,
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo , NY , 14209
Phone: 716-886-3145
42° 54' 18.4356" N, 78° 52' 17.5008" W

JCC-Camp Centerland

Camp Centerland is the JCC's premiere summer day camp for children entering Pre-K through grade 9. Camp Centerland is a WNY summer camp like no other!
2640 N. Forest Rd
Getzville , NY , 14068
Phone: 716-688-4033
43° 0' 48.2904" N, 78° 47' 6.5868" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W

Ganondagan State Historic Site

The only site of its kind east of the Mississippi, Ganondagan is dedicated to sharing the living culture and natural world of the Seneca people at their historic Town of Peace. At the new Seneca Art & Culture Center, approximately 300 pieces from historical artifacts through contemporary artistic and cultural contributions are featured in 15 permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting five centuries of Seneca life.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

Organization:

Location:

1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14222
United States

Phone:

716.270.8386

$5 Family Funday at the Albright Knox Museum!

Dates: 
09/09/2018
10/14/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
during museum hours

Location:

Trinity Unity Methodist Church
711 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Amherst, NY, 14226
United States

Phone:

7167712375

Achievers-n-Believers Learning Inc. Summer Discovery Program

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
Time: 
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Location:

Trinity Unity Methodist Church
711 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Amherst, NY, 14226
United States

Phone:

7167712375

Achievers-n-Believers Learning Inc. Summer Discovery Program

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
Time: 
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

Route 19
Wyoming, NY, 14591
United States

Phone:

(585) 495-9940

AppleUmpkin Fall Festival!

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Organization:

Location:

Snyder Square - Lower Level 4476 Main Street
Amherst, NY, 14226
United States

Phone:

716-393-8669

ComedySportz Buffalo

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/24/2018
Time: 
7:30pm - 9:15pm

Location:

9993 Allegheny Road
Darien Center, NY, 14040
United States

Phone:

585-599-4641

Darien Lake Harvest Fest

Dates: 
09/08/2018
09/09/2018
09/15/2018
Time: 
Check website for updated info

Organization:

Erie County Fair

Location:

5600 McKinley Pkwy
Hamburg , NY, 14075
United States

Phone:

716-649-3900 ext. 6404

Erie County Fair!

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018
Time: 
varies, see below

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Fall Homeschool Day at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
10/17/2018
Time: 
10 am - 1 pm

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

FOSSIL PREP 101 at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
09/15/2018
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

615-353-6972

Halloween Pooch Parade at Cheekwood!

Dates: 
10/20/2018
Time: 
11 am

Organization:

Knox Farm State Park

Location:

437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY, 14052
United States

Phone:

(716) 549-1802

Kayaking with Matt at Knox Farm State Park!

Dates: 
08/23/2018
Time: 
6:30 - 7:30 pm

Organization:

Knox Farm State Park

Location:

437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY, 14052
United States

Phone:

(716) 549-1802

Kayaking with Matt at Knox Farm State Park!

Dates: 
09/08/2018
Time: 
9 am

Organization:

Location:

3760 Quaker Road
Gasport, NY, 14067
United States

Phone:

716-772-2211

Pumpkin Fiesta at Becker Farms

Dates: 
09/08/2018
09/09/2018
09/15/2018
Time: 
12 pm - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

Various locations
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United States

Smithsonian Museum Day

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
See website/location

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

800-377-1520

Sunday Family Walk at Beaver Meadows!

Dates: 
08/19/2018
08/26/2018
09/02/2018
Time: 
2 pm

Organization:

Tifft Nature Preserve

Location:

1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Tifft Nature Preserve Visitor Center
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

716-825-6397

Trek Tifft

Dates: 
08/19/2018
08/26/2018
09/02/2018
Time: 
2 - 3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

701 Whirlpool Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
United States

Phone:

716-285-3575

Visit the Touch Tank At the Aquarium of Niagara

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018
Time: 
12:30 pm and 3 pm

Location:

1610 Welch Road
North Java, NY, 14113
United States

Phone:

716-457-3228

Volunteer Day at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center

Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/29/2018
09/05/2018
Time: 
9 am - 2 pm

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560