Revelry for a cause in November
Congressman Brian Higgins; Michael Cropp, President, Independent Health; and David Rutecki, Senior VP, M & T Bank at the Roswell All-Star event in 2007
PHOTO BY BEOWULF SHEEHAN
Every month, Spree lists special events at Western New York’s many cultural and nonprofit organizations, fundraisers for area charities, and other happenings for good causes, including those we organize or co-organize. Do you have an event that should be included here? Contact us at email@example.com. The listing deadline for the January issue is November 15.
WNY Women’s Foundation Fall in Fashion
November 2, Noon–3 p.m. with an after-party to follow, The Foundry Suites, 1738 Elmwood Avenue
Enjoy an afternoon of fashion, food, and friends, benefiting the women and girls of WNY. The event includes lunch, a runway show (featuring Buffalo’s local, women-owned boutiques), and a silent auction.
Call 887-2621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Liquor & Letterpress
November 3, 6–9 p.m., Western New York Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Watch letterpress demos and make your own hand-printed coasters, notecards, cards, and more on antique presses. The event includes spirits from local distilleries as well as live music, cocktails, beer, wine, silent and basket auctions, and more—including complimentary tote bags that guests can fill with their letterpress creations. Get all typesy at WNYBAC.
Call 348-1430 or visit wnybookarts.org for more information.
Boutiques and Bubbly
November 8, 5:30–8 p.m., Hotel Lafayette, 391 Washington Street
Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping at our fall Girls Night Out. Enjoy complimentary valet parking, a welcome glass of champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and shop the region’s top boutiques and retailers. Browse jewelry, accessories, salon and beauty vendors, handbags, gifts, among many other items. Tickets benefit Child and Family Services’ Haven House, which provides safe, confidential services for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Call 783-9119 or visit buffalospree.com for tickets.
Roswell All-Star Night
5:30 p.m., November 10, Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin Street
An annual black-tie gala benefitting cancer research. This year’s co-chairs are Bryan and Kathy Wittman and the theme is a celebration of Grease, including live music, carnival rides, the original Greased Lightning car, a Grease-inspired menu, and more.
Call 845-3952 or visit allstarnight.org for details.
Photo by Nancy J. Parisi
World’s Largest Disco
November 24, 9 p.m.–1 a.m., Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin Street
It’s WLD time again. Party down on the largest dance floor in New York State, meet seventies-era celebs and enjoy special musical guests (TBA at press time). This benefit for Camp Good Days & Special Times sells out early; hopefully, you already have your tickets.
To see our full calendar of events, entertainment listings, and more, visit our Events page.