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Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Continues on January 9

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Continues on January 9

The new Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State, an indoor version of the popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, will continue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, following a two-week holiday break. The market takes place in Buckham Hall on the campus of SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The 20-week winter market will run through April 30.

In addition to hosting nearly 20 quality vendors, several food trucks are also scheduled to join the market this Saturday. No Illusions will provide musical entertainment from approximately 10:30 a.m. to noon. 

Buckham Hall is located on Rockwell Road near Grant Street. Free parking is available on campus during market hours, and Lot R-13 is recommended for convenience.

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Continues on December 19

Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State Continues on December 19

The new Elmwood Village Winter Market at Buffalo State, an indoor version of the popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, will continue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, in Buckham Hall on the campus of SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The 20-week winter market will run through April 30, with the exception of Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 when the market will close for the holidays.

Several food trucks are scheduled to join the market this Saturday, including House of Munch, R&R BBQ, Cheesy Chick and possibly others, and holiday music will fill the air!

Buckham Hall is located on Rockwell Road near Grant Street. Free parking is available on campus during market hours.

Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets to Host Holiday Event on December 12

Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets to Host Holiday Event on December 12

The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, located at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, will host a special holiday event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. 

This special event will feature several local vendors, including Alpine Made, Grey Couch Studios, Buffalo Shout Shirts and Painted Meadows Farm. Santa Claus will also make a special appearance from 1 to 3 p.m., and holiday tunes will fill the air. 

Paul Ranallo, author of the recently released “What’s New, Harry? The Best of Buffalo Courier-Express Columnist Phil Ranallo,” will also be on hand from noon to 2 p.m. to sell and sign copies of his hot-selling new book.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Welcome Tim Joyce on December 7

Dog Ears Bookstore to Welcome Tim Joyce on December 7

South Buffalo native Tim Joyce has been writing professionally for more than 25 years, with three humor books, an Intro to Theatre textbook, five plays and several poems published during that time. Joyce has also been his own chief writer during a successful stand-up comedy career of nearly 30 years. And from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, he’ll be at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo, to sign copies of his first solo book of poetry titled “Small Angels.”

“Small Angels” is published by South Buffalo’s own Buck Mulligan Press, and the price will be $5 per copy with an autograph if desired. The entire bookstore will be open with its excellent selection of publications, including an extensive children’s book section. 

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Announces Holiday Events, Beatles Exhibit and More

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Announces Holiday Events, Beatles Exhibit and More

It’s always an enjoyable experience to visit Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery, but the holiday season is extra special. The gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca, has plenty of exciting activities planned for the holiday season and beyond!

For starters, the gallery will feature two exhibits this month. The first is “Time Will Tell,” a member’s exhibit featuring the work of more than 50 artists representing photography, watercolor, oils, acrylics, collage, mixed media, fiber art, clay art and more. The opening reception will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and the evening is free and open to the public.

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Provided by Buffalo Bites Food Tours

One thing you’ll always hear about Buffalo — from residents and visitors alike — is what an amazing selection of restaurants we have! While that is surely something to be proud of, the entire Western New York region is also becoming well-known for its incredibly fresh produce, locally produced food products, brewing and distilling industries, and a handful of amazing wine trails.

Mix in a growing nationwide trend to shop small and local, and you have a lot of tasty options for the food junkies on your holiday list. Whether conducting our Buffalo Bites Food Tours or just exploring our community, we’re always on the lookout for unique and tasty culinary gifts. Following are just a few of our favorites.

Dog Ears Bookstore Welcomes the Holiday Season with Several Events

Dog Ears Bookstore Welcomes the Holiday Season with Several Events

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, the nonprofit community bookstore located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, is ready to welcome the holiday season with several exciting events.

The first event, “Charles Dickens Presents: A Christmas Carol,” will be performed at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Bishop Timon St. Jude High School, 601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo. The show, a solo performance starring Mike Randall, consists of two acts each approximately 45 minutes in length with one intermission. Wine tasting and other fun activities will also be included.

From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, Dog Ears will host a Christmas Extravaganza and Santa Celebration. Highlights will include crafts, music, local authors, discounts, a visit from Santa, a baked good sale and maybe even a surprise or two!