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Explore Buffalo Lists September Adventures

Explore Buffalo Lists September Adventures

The season may be changing, but Explore Buffalo is showing no sign of slowing down as we turn the page on the calendar to September. Following is a complete list of their upcoming tours for the enjoyment of locals and visitors alike!

Masters of American Architecture

10 a.m. Sept. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30

Meet: Visit Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center, Washington & Clinton Streets, Buffalo

General Admission: $15, Student Admission: $5, Explorer Pass Holders: Free

“Evening Photography” is Topic of Audubon Photo Club Meeting

“Evening Photography” is Topic of Audubon Photo Club Meeting

Jamestown, NY – “Evening Photography” is the subject at the next Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting.

On Thursday, September 8, at 6:15 p.m. Cathy Abers-Kimball will describe best practices for either morning or evening photography, covering specific techniques for these times of day.

“Bokeh” and “Lighting Angles” are the topics for the image review that begins the meeting. Bokeh is about using the out-of- focus elements in the image to direct attention to your subject. Lighting Angles is a study of how front, side, and back light affect the look of your subject.

Illustrated presentations on not worrying about lens sharpness or noise and how to learn your camera will be in the 15-minute tech portion of the meeting.

A social time follows the program.

Busy Month Ushers in Autumn Season at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Busy Month Ushers in Autumn Season at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Four events during the month of September will welcome the new season at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

The calendar kicks off with a Civil War Symposium from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. This year’s event will highlight the 100th New York Infantry Regimen and will honor the soldiers, families and descendants from this Western New York regiment. Guests will enjoy artifacts and informational displays in the Shaw Exhibit Building as well as a guest speaker! The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for military personnel and seniors, and $4 for children under 12. Children 3 and under are admitted free. 

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Lists Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery Lists Upcoming Classes and Workshops

A new exhibit and a variety of exciting classes highlight the calendar throughout August and September at Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

“Dueling Aperture’s,” a photography exhibit by brother’s in law Phil McCabe and Richard Ricci, remains on display through Aug. 27. This unique exhibit showcases the wonderful talent and insight in everyday things we take for granted.  

Wine Women & Art with Andrea Oswald takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, featuring a lighthouse beach design. All art supplies are included, plus wine, cheeses and desserts! For just $30, this is a great girl’s night out! 

Learn to Make Fabulous iPhone Photographs at Audubon

Learn to Make Fabulous iPhone Photographs at Audubon

Jamestown, NY – If you wonder if your iPhone can give you better, more interesting photographs than you’ve been taking, the answer is “Yes!”

On Saturday morning, August 20, 2016, at the Audubon Nature Center’s iPhoneography workshop you can learn from photographer Cathy Panebianco how to make artistic photographs with your iPhone.

During the 10 a.m-12 p.m. class, you will learn to use your iPhone to take, and create, more imaginative photographs. You will learn tips and tricks, new apps, and creative ways to use your iPhone photographs.

Bring your fully charged iPhone (4 or higher). Make sure you have an Apple iTunes account so that you can purchase a couple inexpensive apps. While not required, students may want to download the following before class: Camera Plus (camera replacement app), Snapseed (editing app), and Hipstamatic.

Explore Buffalo’s Annual Architectural Pursuit Returns on August 20

Explore Buffalo’s Annual Architectural Pursuit Returns on August 20

It’s back! The third annual Explore Buffalo Architectural Pursuit returns on Aug. 20. Look high, look low, and look straight ahead and right under your nose to find unique architectural details and historic trivia. This year, the popular scavenger hunt will be searching the Theater District for architectural clues. The highest scored team wins, but all participants get to enjoy a post-hunt party at Cabaret, 490 Pearl St., Buffalo.

Arrive at Cabaret between 12:30 and 12:45 p.m. to check in with your team. Instructions will be given at 12:50 p.m., and at 1 p.m. teams will be released to begin searching.

West Seneca Farmers’ Market to Celebrate Artisans’ Day on August 4

West Seneca Farmers’ Market to Celebrate Artisans’ Day on August 4

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s popular open-air farmers’ and food producers’ marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, continues on Thursday, Aug. 4. The weekly event takes place from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings through Sept. 1 on the grassy hill at the corner of Union Road and Main Street, next to West Seneca Town Hall.

The outdoor venue features approximately 25 vendors selling a wide variety of products. Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery will host the market’s community group table on Aug. 4, while the Herreid Family will provide musical entertainment from approximately 5:30 to 7 p.m. The market’s Family Fun Zone features several games for the enjoyment of kids of all ages.