What to Do in Niagara USA, April 15-21, 2016

Spring is in the air in Niagara USA! Take advantage of the warm weather this weekend and enjoy the many events and activities taking place in Niagara Falls USA and Niagara County including live music, outdoor activities and more!

Music, Arts & Entertainment 

March 18 - April 16: Growth Through Art - Lewport Exhibit
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Mon. - Fri., 9am-5pm | Sat. & Sun., 12 - 4pm. Art show consists of work created by Niagara's most talented young artists in the Lew-Port area. This family-friendly show features artists from every grade level from kindergarten through 12th grade.

March 21 - July 21: Buffalo Society of Artists 120 Catalogue Exhibition
Castellani Art Museum of NU, 5795 Lewiston Rd., Niagara University
Tues. - Sat., 11am-5pm | Sun., 1-5pm. Features lectures and workshops on a variety of art media and showcase 15 short films on significant visual Western New York artists all open to the public.

April 10 - May 1: Storrs All High Photo Show
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
Mon. - Fri., 12 - 5pm | Sat. & Sun., 2 - 5pm. Annual show featuring photos by high students from across WNY.

April 15: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Caf�, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
7pm. Free live music featuring Carina & The Six String Preacher. No cover.

April 15: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Keith Shuskie.

April 16: Every Day is Earth Day
NYPA - Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Rd., Niagara Falls / 1-866-697-2386
10am. Learn about the earth, conservation and sustainable living. Call for more info.

April 16: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

April 16: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Nicholas Spacone.

April 16 - 17: Patriots' Day ($)
Old Fort Niagara, 4 Scott Ave., Youngstown / 716-745-7611
10am. Patriots Day weekend commemorates the opening of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. Reenactors present special displays and demonstrations including musket firings and military exercises of the era.

April 17: Family Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda
2pm. Enjoy a day out and enjoy family-friendly movies at the Riviera. Featuring The Land Before Time (1988).


April 16: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries and more.

Culinary & Wine

April 11 - 17: Local Restaurant Week ($)
Around Western NY and Niagara County
Celebrate local independently owned restaurants in Western New York and enjoy dining features starting at $20.16.

April 16 - 17: Taste of the Trail ($)
Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Experience wine & food pairing on the Niagara Wine Trail. Taste a different sample paired perfectly with a wine at each winery. Tickets include a tasting of 3 wines and one sample of cuisine at 11 wineries each weekend, and a commemorative wine glass from your first winery. Tickets do not include transportation.

April 21: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6 - 8:30pm. Learn how to handle a whole leg of lamb and create a variety of meals for any celebration. The possibilities are endless!


April 16: Underground Railroad Experience
DeVeaux Woods State Park, 3180 DeVeaux Woods Dr., Niagara Falls / Call to Register: 716-282-5154
7:30 - 9pm. Enjoy a candle lantern walk through the woods and fields. Learn of some of the challenges encountered by slaves escaping to freedom in Canada. Bring your own candle lantern or borrow one the collection. (Ages 8 and up) 

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Libby Woock

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