What to do this weekend

April 21–23, 2017




Entwined: Works by Jesse Walp and Bethany Krull runs through May 21 at Indigo Art.

 

It’s Earth Day weekend, so be sure to get outside—dodging a few raindrops if necessary—and enjoy spring’s return to Western New York. Although the Cherry Blossom Festival isn’t until next week, the trees are in bloom now, so check them out when you attend First Friday at the History Museum, one of our top picks.

 

Friday

M&T Third Fridays

In collaboration with M&T Bank, The Buffalo History Museum offers free admission all day. Docent-led tours start at 1 p.m., kids’ activities start at 3 and at 6 Walt Mayer, Director of Collections, offers an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the museum’s Resource Center, which houses all of its artifacts.

10 a.m.–5 p.m. at The Buffalo History Museum (One Museum Court; buffalohistory.org or 873 9644)

 

Entwined: Works by Jesse Walp and Bethany Krull

See the work of two fascinating artist, both of whom work in organic sculptural forms. 

Opening reception 6–9 p.m., exhibition runs through May 21, at Indigo Art (47 Allen St.; indigoartbuffalo.com)

 

Saturday

Fungi with a Fun Gal/ Earth Day Volunteer Open House

Enjoy a walk to look at mushrooms and learn about fungi and how they help the ecosystem.  Later in the day, Reinstein presents its annual Earth day events.

10:30 a.m. for Fungi, 1–4 p.m. for Earth Day, at Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center (93 Honorine Dr., Depew; visit website or 683-5959) 

 

CBW 5th Anniversary Extravaganza and Huge Fun Party Time

Wow. Get a first look at the site of Community Beer Work’s next home; enjoy live music from 7 bands; taste a special anniversary brew as well as tacos from Lloyds; wine, cider, and cocktails from Dram Box; and just have fun at this day-long block party celebration.

12–8 p.m., 520 7th St. (Check the CBW Facebook page or communitybeerworks.com)

 

Saturday–Sunday

Taste of the Trail

Experience wine and food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail over two weekends. 

April 22–23 and April 29–30 at the Niagara Wine Trail (niagarawinetrail.org)

 

To check out more April happenings, visit our EVENTS page.

 

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