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Soup-fest this Sunday!

Soup-fest this Sunday!

 

Ring in Valentine’s Day at Faith United Methodist Church

Ring in Valentine’s Day at Faith United Methodist Church

If you enjoy love songs and valentines, you will want to attend the annual Valentine Luncheon at Faith United Methodist Church, 5505 Broadway, Lancaster.

The event will begin with a silent auction at noon Saturday, Feb. 11, and feature a performance by the Ringmasters Hand Bell Choir after lunch.  The choir, led by Gloria Werblow, is known for its variety of techniques and includes several musicians from the Buffalo area.

Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the United Methodist Women’s local missions, which include Church Women United, Central Café, Beechwood Continuing Care and Gateway Longview.

The Valentine’s Day Luncheon is a long-standing tradition in the Lancaster community. 

Eight NFL Greats Scheduled to Appear at Sports Collectors Expo 23

Eight NFL Greats Scheduled to Appear at Sports Collectors Expo 23

Sports Collectors Expo 23, featuring eight former NFL greats and sponsored by Five Star Promotions and The Sports Corner, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 11, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 12, at Batavia Downs Casino, 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

Scheduled to appear and sign autographs for fans on Saturday are Denver Broncos Hall of Famer Floyd Little from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Buffalo Bills greats Andre Reed and Steve Tasker from noon to 1:30 p.m., and former New York Giants superstar Rodney Hampton from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Organizers Cooking Up Buffalo Soup-Fest

Organizers Cooking Up Buffalo Soup-Fest

Now that the snow has finally arrived, it's time to get cozy with a Western New York favorite – the Buffalo Soup-Fest.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Admission is $5 per person, and children younger than 10 will be admitted free.

Once at the event, attendees may purchase “Soup Bucks” for $1 each, and vendors will sell 2- and 4-ounce samples. Quarts of soup also will be available for takeout. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

More than 30 area restaurants are expected to participate, and attendees will judge soups in dozens of categories, from best chili to best taste to overall winner.

“We have decided to gather some of the area’s best restaurants in one arena to sip, slurp, and sample some of the finest soups we have to offer,” according to the Soup-fest’s website.