Things to do in Niagara USA October 1-8, 2015

Music, Arts & Entertainment

Oct. 1: Karaoke Thursdays

Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
9pm. Choose from over 90,000 songs!

October 2: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Brian Beaudry.

October 2: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Caf�, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Free live music featuring Marty Peters & The Singlecoils.

October 2: Falls Fireworks
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Fireworks display over Niagara Falls!

October 3: 100th Anniversary
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda
10am - 4pm. On-site demos, entertainment and a Carrousel Chat. Admission is $1 and rides tokens, $0.50.

October 3: Energy Awareness Month
NYPA - Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston
10am - 4pm. Special events and activities all day!

October 3: Live Music at Schulze Winery
Schulze Winery, 2090 Coomer Rd., Burt / 716-778-8090
2pm. Live music by The Weight and wine available for sale.

October 3: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

October 3: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Scott Celani.

Sept. 13 - Oct. 11: Vietnam Veterans - Our Photo Album
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, 12-5pm, Sat. & Sun., 2-5pm. 25th anniversary of exhibit of more than 300 photos taken by Niagara County Veterans serving in Vietnam. Closed Sept 25 & Oct 10.

Haunts & Harvests

October 1 - 31: River Region Scarecrow Expo
Main Street of Lewiston, Youngstown, Sanborn & Ransomville.
View the creative and unique displays created by residents, businesses and local organizations.

October 3 - 4: Autumn Fest
Sanborn Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn
10am - 5pm. Flea market, farmer's market, children's activities and more.

October 3 - 4: Annual Pumpkin Fiesta ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
12pm. Live music from 1-4pm, food available for purchase, Becker Bazaar and more!

October 3: 6th Annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest
Old Falls St., 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
1 - 8pm. Live entertainment, German beer and food, street vendors, Kidtoberfest Zone (12 - 5pm) and more.

October 3: Hay-Man Happening
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston
2 - 7pm. Hands-on art activities, food trucks, farmer's market, vendors and more!

October 3: Youngstown Hauntings
Falkner Park, Main St., Youngstown
6pm. Visit local cemeteries, learn about the ghosts of Youngstown.

October 3: Marble Orchard Ghost Walks ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166
7pm. Hear ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime and mayhem of Lewiston's best - and worst. Bring a flashlight!

October 4: Haunted Victorian Tea ($)
The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Rd., Appleton
2pm. Tea and plenty of ghost stories.


Oct. 1: T-NT Gateway Market
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
5pm - 8pm. Family-friendly event featuring food trucks, artisan market and live acoustic music every Thursday night. Also live crafting demonstrations.

October 1 & 3: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries, cheese and more!

October 3: Lockport Community Market
Canal St., Lockport 14094
9am - 2pm. Open-air market featuring live entertainment, activities, vendors, gifts and more! Yoga classes offered at 7am (bring own mat, blanket, towel and water).

Culinary & Wine

October 6: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Dinner/Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Learn how to make sushi.




October 1: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
6pm. Walk along Buffalo Ave. and explore the past. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest and see how they changed the shape of history.

October 4: Vineyard Express ($)
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport / 716-439-5253
1 - 7pm. A train ride, museum tour, dinner, wine and live music. Tickets required.

Sept. - October: Behind the Scenes Tour / Meet a Seal / Penguin Encounter ($)
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-3575
Fri., Sat., or Sun. Enjoy one or both of these can't miss opportunities to explore behind the scene at the Aquarium or get up close and personal with a playful seal! Call to make a reservation!


October 7: Fitness on Old Falls Street
101 Old Fall St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
5:45pm. Different paths taken including 2.5-, 4- and 5.5-mile routes around Niagara Falls.

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