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Best Things To Do Next Week

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Written by Homer Enthusiast

Published on February 6, 2023

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Best Things To Do Next Week in Buffalo

Here are the best things to do next week in Buffalo, Western New York, and the Niagara Frontier.

This list includes the best things to do including live music, festivals, comedy shows, theater, concerts, sports, nightlife parties and more. Love knowing what’s going on in Buffalo and Western New York? Be the first to know everything from the best new restaurants to coolest events – subscribe to our free daily emails!

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Things to Do

Reinventing Reality Exhibit at Buffalo Museum of Science

Wed, Feb 8 - Sun, Jun 18 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $23

Buffalo Museum of Science • 1020 Humboldt Parkway Buffalo, 14211

Buffalo

Explore the science, creativity, and innovation behind one of the fastest evolving technologies, virtual reality, and how it’s transforming the way we ...

Culture & Arts

The Aleph Complex

Fri, Feb 10 +more dates • 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $42

Alleyway Theatre • One Curtain Up Alley Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Alleyway Theatre kicks off the second half of its season with a fantastical new drama about the power of human connection. THE ALEPH COMPLEX, by Deborah ...

Classes & Workshops

Crafts and Corks: Beer Lovers

Mon, Feb 20 +more dates • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $595

Buffalo State University • 1300 Elmwood Ave Caudell Hall - Room 110 Buffalo, NY 14222

Buffalo

Beer Lovers: This is the ultimate tasting experience for lovers of beer! During this 6 week experience, we’re covering beer history and the brewing ...

Expo

The Earth-Spirit Expo

Sat, Feb 18 - Sun, Feb 19 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $10

Michael’s Banquet Facility • 4885 Southwestern Blvd Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

The Earth-Spirit Expo has been delivering the largest MIND-BODY-SPIRIT expo of its kind to thousands of people in Buffalo ,Western New York and Rochester. ...

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Live Music

Anthems of Rock

Mon, Feb 13 +more dates • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Fallsview Casino Resort • 6380 Fallsview Blvd. Niagara Falls, L2G 7X5

Other

A spectacular musical rock show bringing some of the greatest rock songs ever to the Avalon Theatre stage. Song after song, hit after hit, ANTHEMS OF ...

Music & Nightlife

Blue Monday

Mon, Feb 13 +more dates • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

The Charter Place • 351 Tacoma Ave Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

Each Monday except a special guest will join T-PAC Jack and the Underground (Jack Civiletto Ed Croft, Brent C. Minet and Ray Hangen). For guest listing, ...

Dancing

Valentine’s Day concert & dance with the Joe Baudo Big Band

Tue, Feb 14 • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

The Cave • 71 Military Rd Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Spend Valentines Day with the Joe Baudo Big Band at buffalo premier intimate live music venue, the Cave. 17 outstanding musicians and a dynamic vocalist ...

Live Music

Spotlight Concert Series – Piano

Tue, Feb 14 • 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Jewish Community Center – Benderson • 2640 North Forest Rd Getville,

Other

Enjoy performances by local musicians in an intimate theater setting! (Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre.) Light refreshments will be provided. In concert, ...

Live Music

NATALIE MACMASTER AND DONNELL LEAHY

Tue, Feb 14 • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $29

Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo • 103 Center For The Arts SUNY Buffalo Buffalo, 14260

Buffalo

To fans of fiddle music, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy need no introduction. While both were already stars in their own light, propelling their dazzling ...

Nightlife Events

Valentine’s Day with Mike Recine

Tue, Feb 14 • 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Helium Comedy Club • 30 Mississippi Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Mike Recine is either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room. He’s performed stand-up on Conan, written for the MTV Video Music ...

Music & Nightlife

Alan Doyle

Wed, Feb 15 • 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Admission starts at: $24

Town Ballroom • 681 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Funtime Presents: Alan Doyle: Rough Side Out Tour w/ Chris Trapper ...

Music & Nightlife

Dan Rodriguez

Wed, Feb 15 • 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

9th Ward at Babeville • 341 Delaware Ave downstairs Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Hi, I’m Dan. I’m a whiskey & beer drinking, fishing & hunting loving, motorcycle riding, quality food eating, hippie sympathizing, hobby farm ...

 

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Sporting Event

UB Bulls vs. Kent State

Wed, Feb 15 • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $12

Alumni Arena at SUNY Buffalo • Coventry Rd Buffalo, 14261-2801

Other

Sports ...

Expo

Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Festival

Thu, Feb 16 - Sun, Feb 19 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $10

Niagara Falls Convention Center • 101 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Join us at the annual Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo at the Niagara Falls Convention Center in Niagara Falls, NY. This pure fishing show and ...

Live Music

The Buffalo Bluegrass All Stars Lunch

Thu, Feb 16 +more dates • 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Sportsmen’s Tavern • 326 Amherst St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Enjoy Bluegrass Music played and sung by veteran local Bluegrass musicians, Rich Schaefer, Mark Panfil, Doug Yeomans and Sally Schaefer every first and ...

Culture & Arts

WRITE THING READING SERIES FEATURING JULIO MONTALVO VALENTIN

Thu, Feb 16 • 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Medaille University Main Building • 18 Agassiz Cir Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

The Write Thing Reading Series is devoted to bringing literary artists to Medaille University’s campus for the purpose of enhancing the educational experience ...

Culture & Arts

WNY REFUGEE FILM FESTIVAL

Thu, Feb 16 +more dates • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Online

For those attending our film festival for the first time, you are in for a treat. For those who have joined us for previous seasons, welcome back! ...

Culture & Arts

Speaker Series: Sherrilyn Ifill

Thu, Feb 16 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Center for the Arts SUNY Buffalo • 103 Center For The Arts SUNY Buffalo Buffalo, 14260

Buffalo

Sherrilyn Ifill served as the seventh president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) from 2013 to 2022, and currently serves as president ...

Nightlife Events

Hans Kim

Thu, Feb 16 • 7:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Helium Comedy Club • 30 Mississippi Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Hans Kim is a regular on Kill Tony and has opened up for Joe Rogan and Tony Hinchcliffe. Hans Kim is a big player on the social networking scene, where ...

Live Music

Subtronics: ANTIFRACTAL Tour

Thu, Feb 16 • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $39.50

Buffalo RiverWorks • 359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Subtronics ANTIFRACTAL Tour 2023 w/ special guest Peekaboo Jantsen, one tba, Austeria Peekaboo peekaboobeats.com support from Jantsen jantsen.net XXXXXXXXXXX Austeria linktr.ee/austeria ...

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Music & Nightlife

A John Waters Christmas in February

Thu, Feb 16 • 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Asbury Hall at Babeville • 341 Delaware Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

It’s a John Waters Christmas in February …and your eyes will pop right out of your head. Yep, he’s back, with Christmas lunacy throbbing in his ...

Things to Do

Sounds & Small Plates Live Music Series at The Humbert House

Fri, Feb 17 +more dates • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Humbert House • 10622 Main Street Clarence, 14031

North Towns

Join us for the “Sounds & Small Plates” live music series at The Humbert House from 6-9pm. – February 3rd – Sounds & Small Plates ...

Food & Drink

The Great Guinness Toast At The Buffalo Irish Center

Fri, Feb 17 • 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $10

Buffalo Irish Center • 245 Abbott Road Buffalo, 14220

South Buffalo

Raffle, door prizes, pub food, drink specials! Blarney Bunch Cairde Celtic Cross Kindred Jerry Shea Band Erie County Sheriff Pipes ...

Music & Nightlife

Breakfast For Dinner

Fri, Feb 17 • 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $12

Mohawk Place • 47 East Mohawk Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

After Dark & Mosh Retirement Present Breakfast For Dinner with special guests Oscar’s Cash Glass Image JKuch ...

Live Music

Lydia Lunch, Tim Dahl, and Matt Nelson – MURDEROUS…AGAIN: An evening of Words an

Fri, Feb 17 • 7:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Revolution Gallery & The Lounge • 1419 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

he Lounge welcomes LYDIA LUNCH + TIM DAHL + MATT NELSON Murderous…Again – combines the dynamic spoken word of Lydia Lunch with the psycho-ambient ...

Music & Nightlife

Tower of Power

Fri, Feb 17 • 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $36

Kleinhans Music Hall • 3 Symphony Circle Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

For over 50 years, Tower of Power has delivered the best in funk and soul music.“We were a Soul band called The Motowns.” recalls Emilio Castillo. ...

Music & Nightlife

Dueling Piano Show at Mister’s Bar & Lanes

Fri, Feb 17 • 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Mister’s Bar and Lanes • 206 Main St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Piano’s, comedy and song, what more do you need? Join us for dinner and a show! $10 tickets at Mister’s bar only. About Hi-Octane Dueling Pianos: ...

Live Music

Tristen Kay, Eve Of May, False Alarm

Fri, Feb 17 • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

The Music Room EA • 367 Main St East Aurora, New York 14052

South Towns

Live Music starting at 8pm with: Tristen Kay Eve Of May False Alarm Doors open at 7pm. $5 Admission. 300 Gleed Ave, East Aurora - enter at Door #3. Food ...

Music & Nightlife

Hit N Run

Fri, Feb 17 +more dates • 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill – Transit • 7800 Transit Road Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Live Music at Santora’s with Hit N Run, one of Buffalo’s best bands. ...

Music & Nightlife

Barrel of Laughs: Vic Dibitetto

Fri, Feb 17 - Sat, Feb 18 • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $33

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino • 310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

This comedian, actor and internet sensation has been entertaining audiences for four decades. Widely known for his ‘Bread & Milk’ and ‘Who Wants ...

Music & Nightlife

Live on Chandler: The Gripers

Fri, Feb 17 • 8:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Tappo Pizza @ Thin Man Brewery (Chandler) • 166 Chandler St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Join us on Chandler for a performance from The Gripers! Free and open to all. Held on the indoor stage inside Tappo Pizza & Thin Man Brewery Chandler. ...

Live Music

Kool & The Gang

Fri, Feb 17 • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Fallsview Casino Resort • 6380 Fallsview Blvd. Niagara Falls, L2G 7X5

Other

Kool & The Gang’s signature Grammy Award winning jazz, soul and funk style has sold over 70 million albums worldwide. Their top hits such as Celebration, ...

Things to Do

Brewski 2023

Sat, Feb 18 • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Knox Farm State Park • 437 Buffalo Rd. (Seneca Street) East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

42 North Brewing Company will host its ever-popular “Brewski” event on Saturday, February 18th at Knox Farm State Park. The Brewski event allows participants ...

Tours

City of Light Bus Tour

Sat, Feb 18 +more dates • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Buffalo Seminary • 205 Bidwell Parkway Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

At the end of the nineteenth century, Buffalo was a major American city in the forefront of technological progress.  It was a busy inland port and a railroad ...

Sporting Event

UB Bulls vs. Miami University(Ohio) Redhawks

Sat, Feb 18 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $12

Alumni Arena at SUNY Buffalo • Coventry Rd Buffalo, 14261-2801

Other

Sports ...

Live Music

SNOW JAM feat. Johnny Hart & the Mess, FARROW, Canetis, Aye Karou, Sunday Reign

Sat, Feb 18 • 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Buffalo Irish Center • 245 Abbott Road Buffalo, 14220

South Buffalo

Snow Jam is back on Saturday, February 18th 2023 at the Buffalo Irish Center! Featuring performances by Johnny Hart and the Mess, Farrow, Canetis, Aye ...

Festivals

Buffalo Whiskey Riot 2023

Sat, Feb 18 • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $88

Buffalo RiverWorks • 359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

You’ll get to try over 200 whiskies, taste creative whiskey cocktails, meet master distillers, and more. Hosted by Step Out Buffalo & Tommyrotter ...

Live Music

Banjo Juice Jazz Trio

Sat, Feb 18 • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

42 North Brewing Company • 25 Pine Street East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Banjo Juice Jazz Trio plays the taproom after the Brewski! It’s Mardi Gras season and we will play some New Orleans favorites, Mardi Gras songs and Traditional ...

Wine

20th Anniversary Gala & Wine Pairing Dinner – Niagara Wine Trail

Sat, Feb 18 • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $125

The View • 2943 Upper Mountain Road Sanborn, NY 14132

Niagara County

Celebrate with Members of the Niagara Wine Trail at this exclusive venue in the heart of the magnificent Niagara Escarpment with a Gala wine pairing dinner. Location: The ...

Live Music

Mardi Gras Party with Jay Sharptet

Sat, Feb 18 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Flying Bison Brewing Company • 840 Seneca St Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Join the J#tet at Flying Bison Brewery for a celebration of New Orleans and Mardi Gras. We will be featuring the great John Aaron Troy playing your favorite ...

Festivals

2023 Batavia Brew Fest

Sat, Feb 18 • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Batavia Downs - Park Place Event Center • 8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Come one, come all for our 4th Annual Batavia Brew Fest in the Park Place Event Center at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel! Sample delicious beverages ...

Music & Nightlife

The Bergholz German Band

Sat, Feb 18 +more dates • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo • 190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

EXPERIENCE THE BERGHOLZ GERMAN BAND! In 1843, five hundred Prussian immigrants settled in Bergholz, near Niagara Falls, New York, bringing with them ...

Music & Nightlife

Vertigo Child

Sat, Feb 18 • 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $12

Rec Room • 79 W Chippewa St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

After Dark & Mosh Retirement Present VERTIGO CHILD with special guests Hip Monarch, 77 Stone, Asalone ...

Live Music

The Red Carpet – BGMC’s 2023 On the Town Fundraiser

Sat, Feb 18 • 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $35

Asbury Hall at Babeville • 341 Delaware Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

The Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) presents “The Red Carpet,” our On the Town fundraiser on Saturday February 18, 2023, at Babeville (341 ...

Live Music

BOBBY SHMURDA

Sat, Feb 18 • 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $55

The Showplace Theater • 1065 Grant St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

HEADLINER: BOBBY SHMURDA OPENER: KB THE CHAMPION OPENER: LIL YOSHI Hosted by DJ WIRE 18 and up show with proper ID . Tickets once purchased are non ...

Sporting Event

Buffalo Bandits vs. Philadelphia Wings

Sat, Feb 18 • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $28

KeyBank Center • 1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Sports ...

Music & Nightlife

Mardi Graski 2 – LeeRon Zydeco & The Buffalo Touch

Sat, Feb 18 • 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Sportsmen’s Tavern • 326 Amherst St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

The Big Easy in Buffalo is celebrating Mardi Gras, Buffalo style with local legends LeeRon Zydeco and The Buffalo Touch polka band, playing separately ...

Culture & Arts

Into the Woods

Sat, Feb 18 - Sun, Feb 19 • Times Vary

Admission starts at: $55

Shea’s Performing Arts Center • 646 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Direct from Broadway, the critically acclaimed and much beloved production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony®-winning triumph is coming to ...

Live Music

PA LINE @ Days Park Tavern – Trever’s Birthday Show!

Sat, Feb 18 • 9:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Days Park Tavern • 253 Allen Street Buffalo, 14201

Buffalo

Join us for an evening with Buffalo grassroots indie band PA LINE – celebrate this wild character and groove with the crew! $15 @ the door – includes ...

Music & Nightlife

Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball

Sat, Feb 18 • 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo • 190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Mardi Gras comes to Hofbräuhaus Buffalo! Join us for our first ever Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball, featuring local DJ’s BUSINESS WOMAN SPECIAL! For ...

Things to Do

Mardi Gras Kegs & Eggs

Sun, Feb 19 • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Resurgence Brewing Company • 55 Chicago Street Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Get a little taste of N’awlins at our Mardi Gras Kegs & Eggs! With New Orleans-inspired food specials, beer flights, and cocktail flights, you’ll ...

Things to Do

Winter Nature Sundays

Sun, Feb 19 +more dates • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Genesee Country Village & Museum • 1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford, 10451

Other

Visitors can enjoy sledding on the Great Meadow, walks in the Historic Village (please note, paths may be slippery and buildings will not be open), snowshoeing ...

Music & Nightlife

Adore Delano Party Your World 2023 Tour

Sun, Feb 19 • 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $34.50

Buffalo Iron Works • 49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

OBSESSED Presents: ADORE DELANO Party Your World Tour Put the Party back into Your World with Adore Delano and her band! Join Adore on her world tour ...

Music & Nightlife

Jo Koy and Friends

Sun, Feb 19 • 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $54

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino • 310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

This record-breaking comedian has been selling out shows around the world since 2017. Taking inspiration from what he knows best, combining culture and ...

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