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Last Call!!! Apply for Fair Camp NOW!!!!

Last Call!!!  Apply for Fair Camp NOW!!!!

LAST CALL!!!  WANT TO NOMINATE SOMEONE FOR FAIR CAMP?????  YOUR NOMINATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MAY 18TH!!!!!

The Erie County Fair is pleased to announce that the "Fair Camp" program will continue again for this year's 176th Erie County Fair.

Fair Camp is a two and half day agricultural experience for boys and girls, ages 8 to 10 and their parent or guardian, that allows participants a “behind the scenes” view of the Fair and a chance to see what its like to be a farmer at the Fair.

Six children are chosen for each session of Fair Camp. The small groups insure each child gets a unique experience and personal attention. The sessions this year are August 14-16 and August 21-23.

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Cake Crazy Bakery Celebrates Six-month Anniversary with Daily Specials

Cake Crazy Bakery Celebrates Six-month Anniversary with Daily Specials

 

Cake Crazy Bakery & Catering is celebrating its six-month anniversary this month and would like to thank the Western New York community with daily specials on cookies, cupcakes and other delicious treats!

Located at 2525 William St. in Cheektowaga, near the I-90 entrance and exit, Cake Crazy Bakery is now offering daily specials every Tuesday through Friday: Tuesday is $1 cookie day, Wednesday is $2 cupcake day, Thursday is two slices of cake for $5, and Friday is buy two brownies and get one free.

Explore Buffalo Announces ‘Twilight Tour of Homes’ Special Event

Explore Buffalo Announces ‘Twilight Tour of Homes’ Special Event

 

Explore Buffalo and the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site are partnering to offer a special Twilight Tour of Homes event from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 19. This tour will take  you inside some of the spectacular homes in the Delaware Avenue and Oakland Place neighborhood. 

This is a go-at-your-own-pace walking tour that includes a souvenir guide booklet that will serve as your ticket and direct you to participating homes. Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site and Explore Buffalo guides will await your visit and share details about the architecture and history of the unique structures on the tour.

Memorial Day Events to Highlight Annunciation Cemetery

Memorial Day Events to Highlight Annunciation Cemetery

 

A Memorial Day Mass at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, in the Church of the Annunciation in Elma will be followed by services at Annunciation Cemetery, which dates back to 1906.

The Church of the Annunciation is located at 7580 Clinton St. The 100-plus-year-old cemetery is located on the opposite side of Clinton Street, behind the parish offices.

The public is invited to attend the Memorial Day Mass, to be followed by a procession to the cemetery for a special blessing by Father Eugene Ulrich, pastor of Annunciation. A light breakfast in Annunciation’s Selbert Hall, hosted by Barb Windnagle, will conclude the remembrance.

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North Tonawanda Audubon Nature Preserve Protected Forever with a Conservation Easement

North Tonawanda Audubon Nature Preserve Protected Forever with a Conservation Easement

 

Yesterday, the Western New York Land Conservancy finalized a conservation easement on a 28-acre portion of the 36-acre North Tonawanda Audubon Nature Preserve, also known as Klydel Wetlands. The preserve is one of the largest remaining areas of open space within the city limits of North Tonawanda. It is owned by the Buffalo Audubon Society, with some portions co-owned by the Land Conservancy. The conservation easement will help ensure that the property remains a community asset, open and natural in perpetuity. 

Fun-filled Activities Fill June Calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Fun-filled Activities Fill June Calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

A wide variety of activities geared toward multiple interests are planned during the month of June at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

NEW!!!! Check Out "Adult Ag-u-cation" at The Fairgrounds

NEW!!!!  Check Out "Adult Ag-u-cation" at The Fairgrounds

Do you like to enter the flower and vegetable competitions at the Erie County Fair each year?  Think that maybe you need a little help getting your entries ready this year?  Having a hard time winning that coveted Erie County Fair blue ribbon?  Well, help is here.  Check it out!

New this year, The Fairgrounds Agriculture Education Team, has developed some classes to help you get your entries ready for the Fair this year.  They have had such a successful youth program, that they have now developed these programs designed for Fairgoers like you and me.  We want to enter our flowers or vegetables, and we want to win a ribbon, but sometimes we need just a little bit of help and direction!  Well, our help is finally here!!!

The classes will take place in the state-of-the art Agriculture Discovery Center, which opened on the Fairgrounds in 2014. It is a truly remarkable facility, and not to mention a great backdrop for our classes.