|Canalside hosts its Boardwalk Carnival Memorial Day weekend|
SEAsonings – Thursday, May 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St. in Niagara Falls. Support the Aquarium at their annual fundraiser featuring food and wine from some of the area’s best restaurants and wineries, plus music, a 50/50 raffle, auctions and more. Tickets are $55 per person or $100 per couple (discount for Aquarium members) – price will increase at the door. Find out more or reserve tickets at 716-285-3575 x203.
Day Out with Thomas – Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15 and May 21-22 at the Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave. in Medina. This family-friendly event features Thomas the Tank Engine and Sir Topham Hatt, with the train leaving every 45 minutes beginning at 9:15 a.m. Tickets are $21 and are available at railroadmuseum.net.
echo Art Fair – Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, with special preview events on Friday, May 13, at OSC Manufacturing and Equipment Services, 1001 E. Delevan in Buffalo. The two-day event brings together, artists, collectors and dealers as well as food and beverage vendors and other local vendors; there are also a number of site-specific installations for viewing throughout the weekend. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday – admission is $5 for adults and free for kids under 10. Find a complete schedule of events at www.echoartfair.com.
BuffaLove Fest – Friday, May 27 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave. in Buffalo. The 21-and-over event will feature live music, Buffalo-area food trucks, Buffalo-area artisans and vendors and more. Tickets are $20 in advance; admission includes two drink tickets. Find out more at www.buffalozoo.org.
Boardwalk Carnival at Canalside – Saturday through Monday, May 28-30 at Canalside Buffalo. Rides and games from Hammerl Amusements will help kick off summer, along with food, a beer tent, live entertainment and much more. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. and Monday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. – get more information at www.canalsidebuffalo.com.