Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Holiday happenings in the Buffalo area: Lockport Tour of Homes and Take Another Look at Buffalo

Tour late 19th and early 20th century homes in a former Erie Canal boomtown, and get a different look at the work going on downtown with these two tours happening this weekend.

The Lockport Tour of Homes on Saturday, November 29th from 2 to 6 p.m. begins at the Kenan Center, located at 433 Locust St. in Lockport. View some of the beautiful mansions built in the 1800s as part of the Light Up Lockport activities; among the homes on the self-guided tour: the Kenan Center, the Nelson House, the Holley House and the Palace Theatre. The tour ends at the Palace Theatre with a tour and hot chocolate and cookies from 4 to 6 p.m., and a free showing of the movie Polar Express at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 – find out more about the event at

The view from City Hall
Take Another Look at Buffalo on Saturday, November 29th from 4 to 6 p.m. at City Hall in downtown Buffalo – you may be surprised at what you see! This sunset reception will feature light refreshments and art by public school students in the Lobby; the 25th and 28th floor observation decks will both be open, and docent-led aerial tours from both decks will be available. Visitors can also take free tours of City Hall compliments of Preservation Buffalo Niagara. Find more information at the event’s Facebook page.

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