Grace Millard Knox mansion

The Grace Millard Knox mansion at 800 Delaware Avenue is 2021’s Junior League and Buffalo News Decorators’ Show House.

August 21–September 18

Decorators' Show House (800 Delaware Avenue), 884-8865


Junior League and Buffalo News Decorators' Show House

A classic Millionaire's Row mansion is featured as the 2021 Show House. Forty rooms are decorated to the hilt by WNY designers, but the architectural features that frame these designs are showstopping in their own rights. Don't miss it. Check the website for tickets and hours.



July 31

Silo City Reading Series

Poetry by Peter Gizzi and Laura Marris, music by Shilpa Ray, art by Adam Zyglis

7 p.m. (doors), Silo City

(85 Silo City Row), 832-5400


August 5

Book Club: Personal Days

Join a virtual discussion with author Ed Park.

6:30–8 p.m., Zoom, 878-6011


August 11–21

Erie County Fair

The beloved Fair is back at full capacity, including all the usual exhibits, the Midway, and the grandstand events. Visit the website to buy tickets and download a free Fairgrounds app. 

(5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg), 649-3900


August 14

Mac and Cheese Festival

Buffalo's cheesiest event includes top chefs, food trucks, food vendors, and more than thirty different kinds of mac 'n' cheese. Craft beers, wine and ciders are also available. 

11:30 a.m.–9 p.m., Buffalo RiverWorks

(359 Ganson Street), 342-2292


August 14–15

Taste of Ellicottville 

Check the website., 699-5046


Through August

Chautauqua Institution 2021 Programming

Lectures, exhibitions, musical performances, theater, and more are planned for Chautauqua this year, with events happening daily and nightly. Check the website for up-to-date information., 357-6250


Thursdays at Larkin Square

Live music, food, wine, beer, and local vendors are all on tap as this popular summer tradition returns.

5.–8 p.m., Thursdays, Larkin Square

(745 Seneca Street), 362-2665


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