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Cavalcade of Cars – Friday through Sunday, March 3-5 at the Hamburg Fairgrounds Events Center. The 24th annual show will feature hot rods, classics, custom cars, race cars, motorcycles, vendors and more, plus live music Friday and Saturday. Hours are Friday 5-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; admission is $13 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6-12 and free for kids under 6.
Winter Festival and Mardi Gras Weekend in Ellicottville – Friday through Sunday, March 10-12 throughout the village of Ellicottville. Crown the King and Queen, visit Holiday Valley’s Winter Carnival, check out the Mardi Gras parade on Saturday and much more! Find out more information here.
Fabulous Feast – Saturday, March 18 from 6-10 p.m. at The Atrium @ Rich’s, 1 Robert Rich Way in Buffalo. “MacBeth’s Banquet” will feature a five-course Elizabethan-style meal plus beverages, plus live, silent and ticketed auctions, all benefitting Shakespeare in Delaware Park. Tickets are $90 per person or $170 per couple for SDP members, or $110 per person or $210 per couple for non-members – RSVP by March 6.
Maple Weekends – Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26 at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd. in Amherst. An interactive family event featuring a lumberjack breakfast (two seatings each day – 9:30 and 11 a.m.), maple science demonstrations and more. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day – admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children; make breakfast reservations at 716-689-1440 or here.
Tasteof Paradise – Friday, March 31 from 6-9 p.m. at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. in Buffalo. This tropical-inspired fundraiser for the Botanical Gardens features a sneak peek at the Spring Flower Exhibit, food sampling from area restaurants and caterers, cocktails from Captain Morgan, live entertainment and raffles. Tickets are $35 for Garden members and $40 for the general public in advance – price increases to $45 after March 26.