Festival Fest: November 13 and 14



In this edition of Festival Fest, we take a look at the events taking place in western New York City from November 13-14.

BUFFALO, NY – As the weather continues to cool, more and more indoor events are taking place in western New York. From meat raffles to fundraisers, craft shows and pet events, there are tons of fun things to experience this weekend.

In this edition of Festival Fest, we take a look at the events taking place in western New York City on November 13-14.

Grateful Pets Show

Local pet rescues are teaming up this weekend to help the animals find forever homes.

In honor of National Adoption Week, the Ten Lives Club will host the “Thankful Fur Pets Expo” along with 10 other animal rescues at McKinley Mall. The event will take place on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature adoptable cats, dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs.

“The more animals that are adopted, the more animals we can save. So we wanted to bring everyone together to support each other and help our furry friends find their perfect homes,” said Kimberly LaRussa, public relations manager. of the Ten Lives Club.

Some of the rescues that will be in attendance include Ten Lives Club, Buddy’s Second Chance, 7 Hearts Maternity, Cat by Cat, Nickel City Canine Rescue, Hamburg Mutts, Open Arms Rescue, Be Their Voice, Empire Animal Rescue Society and STARS Inc. WNY.

There will also be a covered farmer’s market and a handicrafts exhibition that will take place simultaneously in the central court of the mall. Click here for more information.

Unveiling of automobiles

The Buffalo Transportation / Pierce-Arrow Museum is hosting a special unveiling of a world-famous automobile this weekend.

The museum will unveil the 1901 Packard-Race Car, which was driven in the 1901 endurance race at the Pan American Exposition. The automobile was driven from New York to Buffalo, and it was originally owned by John M. Satterfield, a Buffalo banker and president of the Buffalo Automobile Club.

The unveiling is scheduled to take place at the museum on Saturday, November 13. The doors will open to the public at 11 a.m.

Bazaar

This weekend, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will be holding its annual bazaar in Burt, New York.

The event will take place on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a variety of crafts and foods at the church located at 2239 West Creek Road. Some of the items featured include handmade mittens, hats and scarves, homemade sweets, jams, jellies, and baked goods. There will also be a basket raffle.

The bazaar will also feature “Santa’s Workshop”, as well as wreaths, decorated trees, holiday decorations and gifts. And there will be a chicken and cookie lunch from 11 am to 1:30 pm Lunch is $ 5 for children and $ 10 for adults.

According to the event organizers, the proceeds from the event will be donated to community organizations.

For more information, click here or call (716) 778-7633.

Zonta Festival

The annual Batavia Craftsmen and Vendors Market takes place this weekend.

The event will take place on Saturday November 13 and Sunday November 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel, located at 8315 Park Road. The event, sponsored by the Batavia / Genesee County Zonta Club, is free.

Colden Holiday Gift Fair

The Colden Fire Company Auxiliary will host its 10th annual Colden Holiday Gift Fair this weekend, featuring a variety of local artisans and craftspeople.

The event will take place on Sunday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Colden Fire Company located on Route 240 in Colden. Entrance to the event is free.

In addition to local artisans, the event will also feature home party consultants and small businesses. There will also be a door prize, a raffle of baskets and food.

Some of the products on display will include vendors of unique jewelry, maple products, spices, herbs, soups, woodworking, metal designs, embroidery, cleaning and kitchen products, knitting , crafts, alpaca products, clothing, home decorations, nail designs and more.

Meat raffle

The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis Club is having a meat raffle this weekend.

The event will take place on Saturday November 13 at the St. Johnsburg Fire Company located at 7165 Ward Road in North Tonawanda. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first round will take place at 7 p.m.

Admission to the meat raffle is $ 10 per person. Otherwise, a table of eight can be purchased for $ 70 in presale only. Admission includes pizza, beer, wine and soft drinks.

The event will also feature 50/50 and a premium basket raffle.

For anyone wishing to purchase tickets, you can call Mary at (716) 803-3486 or Susan at (716) 754-4548.

Orchid show

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanic Gardens are hosting their biannual orchid show this weekend for everyone to enjoy. The event will take place on Saturday November 13 and Sunday November 14 with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society.

In honor of Niagara Frontier’s 100th anniversary, the Botanical Gardens will be filled with dozens of handpicked and award-winning orchid displays. The orchids will be scattered throughout the gardens for the enjoyment of visitors.

During the Orchid Show, many varieties of orchids will be on sale along with other growing supplies from various suppliers. Some of the suppliers include Oakwood Orchids, Windswept in Time Orchids and Robert’s Orchid Supplies, Bergen Water Gardens and Nursery, and watercolor artist Carol Koziol Clark.

For anyone interested in learning more about orchids, the Botanical Gardens will be hosting informal educational presentations on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

The Orchid Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information or to purchase tickets for the event, click here.

For more information on the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society, click here.

Cayuga Island Garden Club Fundraiser

The Cayuga Island Garden Club is hosting a fundraiser this weekend in Niagara Falls, featuring homemade jewelry.

The fundraiser will take place on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. John’s de LaSalle Community Center located at 8477 Buffalo Avenue. Proceeds from the event will help maintain the gardens of the LaSalle Library.

Harvest tea

On Saturday, November 13, Variety Women of Buffalo, Tent # 7 will host a “Harvest Tea” event.

The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Joseph’s Country Manor, located at 275 Columbia Avenue in Depew.

According to event organizers, the Harvest Tea event will feature a tea tree, basket raffle, split raffle, and special raffle. Proceeds from this benefit will benefit Variety the Children’s Charity of WNY Telethon, Variety Tent # 7, Robert Warner MD Rehab Center and other children’s charities in western New York State. Tickets at $ 35.

For more information on tickets, contact Mary Ann Turkla at (716) 771-1502 or Geri Maraschiello (716) 826-0975.

Turkey and ham raffle

The AJ Jurek American Legion Post is holding a Turkey and Ham raffle this weekend in Amherst.

The draw will take place on Saturday, November 13 at 7 p.m. at the corner of Smith Road and New Road. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

There will be lots of beer, fries and pretzels. And according to the organizers of the event, there will be a door prize every hour.

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