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Nov. 27 – Dec 3: Live music, sports, comedy, festivals and more. Find the best things to do next Week in BuffaloWestern New York and the Niagara Frontier as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors. Catch Step Out Buffalo’s Best Things To Do This Weekend on the radio -Friday mornings 8:30 (ish) on Kiss 98.5  /  LISTEN LIVE

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Yuletide In The Country Holiday Artisan Market

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

From spa quality bath products to hand poured aromatic candles; holiday décor to trendsetting jewelry; stylish pottery to gourmet foods; elegant florals to gifts for pets; handcrafted furniture to original wall art, Yuletide in the Country offers a remarkable cross-section of gift ideas.  “This event really gives you one last opportunity to find unique gifts that inspire your holiday shopping,” said Kaczynski.

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Totally Buffalo 716Mas Festival

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Join us for this incredible – TWO DAY SHOP LOCAL event featuring dozens of vendors selling their amazing Buffalo inspired crafts, jewelry, apparel, shirts, and more! Live music, crafts for kids. SANTA and even an appearance by some Disney Princesses.

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ELIZA SCHNEIDER & CHRIS VOGT

Monday Nov. 27, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

JAZZ HAPPY HOUR WITH ELIZA SCHNEIDER & CHRIS VOGT

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Niagara University vs. Army

Monday Nov. 27, 2017
7:00 pm
Niagara University, Lewiston

Niagara University vs. Army

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Tom Makar Tom Petty Tribute

Monday Nov. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Tom Makar Tom Petty Tribute

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Cash Mob @ Haliboyz Mexican-American Grille

Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Haliboyz Mexican-American Grille, Buffalo

Cash Mobs are like flash mobs—but instead of singing and dancing, we spend money as a group!

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Buffalo Bengals vs. Suny-Delhi

Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
Buffalo State College Sports Arena, Buffalo

Buffalo Bengals vs. Suny-Delhi

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Tuesday Nov. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
KeyBank Center, Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

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Presidents and the Press

Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo

In conjunction with the Buffalo Presidential Center, a panel discussion of the history of the relationships between the US Presidents and press and the importance of ensuring a free and independent press.

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Chris Panfil live music

Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winfield’s Pub, Lackawanna

Home Grown Tomatoes – handcrafted songs. Chris Panfil live music.

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JazzBuffalo Presents Joe Policastro Trio

Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel Henry, Buffalo

The trio is led by bassist Joe Policastro (sideman for Phil Woods, Diane Schuur, and Jeff Hamilton) featuring guitarist Dave Miller and drummer Mikel Avery.

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Niagara University vs. Buffalo

Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017
7:00 pm
Niagara University, Lewiston

Niagara University vs. Buffalo

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The Kerfuffle Before Christmas: Night One

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
5:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

ALTERNATIVE BUFFALO’S THE KERFUFFLE BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2017: A THREE NIGHT CONCERT EVENT

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Launch Party

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
43 North, Buffalo

We are kicking things off with a launch party (no bottle of wine required) so we can get to know all our new neighbors on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

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VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS OPENING NIGHT

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS OPENING NIGHT. Spectacular holiday decorations, wonderful shopping and some outstanding events make a visit to the TR Site one of WNY’s best holiday traditions.

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2017 Davey O. and Friends – A Benefit for the Food Bank of WNY

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
7:00 pm
9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

2017 Davey O. and Friends – A Benefit for the Food Bank of WNY

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Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
7:00 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls

Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice. A thrilling high-paced spectacle of world-class ice skating and holiday cheer, Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice features a winter wonderland of national championship ice skaters, dancers and singers that will fill you with the magic of the season.

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Victor Wainwright

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
7:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

Though his career began over a decade ago with genuine rock n’ roll honky-tonk, Wainwright has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the blues.

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Violin Masterclass with Arnaud Sussman

Thursday Nov. 30, 2017
7:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Arnaud Sussmann has distinguished himself with his unique sound, bravura and profound musicianship.

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17th Annual Holiday Open Studios and Galleries

Friday Dec. 01, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
All Day

Join us for a unique opportunity to visit talented local artists and artisans in their studios and in small gallery settings.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A COMEDY

Friday Dec. 01, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
2:00 pm
Shea’s Smith Theatre, Buffalo

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A COMEDY.

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Holiday Live at Larkin

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larkin Square, Buffalo

This free, outdoor event will feature food trucks, live music by Robot Holiday, specialty drinks, a small vendor market and more!

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
7:00 pm
KeyBank Center, Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

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Canaan Smith

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Venu, Buffalo

Country star Canaan Smith takes over Buffalo’s new home for country, VENU, December 1st!

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Deadwolf (CD Release) w/ Handsome Jack and Witty Tarbox

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Deadwolf is a 5-piece Psychedelic Rock band who’s upcoming self-recorded Debut album, Heavy Heart, is “Something to be Considered” according to, The Daily Public.

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and continue to occupy top spots on Billboard’s Seasonal Charts every year!

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Martin Sexton Trio

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Martin Sexton songs have appeared in television series such as “Scrubs,” “Parenthood,” and “Masters of Sex” as well as numerous films, though it’s his incendiary live show, honest lyrics, and vocal prowess that keep fans coming back for more.

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The Magic Flute

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was first performed in 1791. It’s a complicated tale of good and evil, with magic bells and a magic flute to keep Tamino and Papageno out of danger, a Queen of the Night who sings amazing high notes, Pamina and Papagena as love interests, and Sarastro with amazing low notes.

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THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND

Friday Dec. 01, 2017
8:00 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls

The Marshall Tucker Band has influenced major country acts like Alabama, The Kentucky Headhunters, Confederate Railroad, and Travis Tritt with its definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country, and gospel. Today, a new generation of fans is learning what the rest of their fans have known for so long- that good music knows no boundaries.

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Small Business Saturday Market at Tommyrotter Distillery

Saturday Nov. 25, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tommyrotter Distillery, Buffalo

Come on down to wipe out that holiday gift list at the third annual Small Business Saturday Market at Tommyrotter Distillery!

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
12:00 am
Theatre of Youth, Buffalo

This Christmas, we’re fortunate to bring Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang to TOY! Charles Schulz’s classic animations come to life like you’ve never seen before in a family Christmas tale enjoyed by the young and the young at heart.

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Larry XL

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
All Day
Rob’s Comedy Playhouse, Williamsville

Get ready for some big laughs as we bring back a man that eats up the laughter, it’s the return of LARRY XL. Showtimes: 7:30pm & 9:30pm

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Yuletide In The Country Holiday Artisan Market

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

From spa quality bath products to hand poured aromatic candles; holiday décor to trendsetting jewelry; stylish pottery to gourmet foods; elegant florals to gifts for pets; handcrafted furniture to original wall art, Yuletide in the Country offers a remarkable cross-section of gift ideas.  “This event really gives you one last opportunity to find unique gifts that inspire your holiday shopping,” said Kaczynski.

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Seventh Annual Queen City Market

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Karpele’s Manuscript Museum – Porter, Buffalo

This event will feature 50+ local vendors, selling either handmade or vintage items.

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Totally Buffalo 716Mas Festival

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017 - Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Join us for this incredible – TWO DAY SHOP LOCAL event featuring dozens of vendors selling their amazing Buffalo inspired crafts, jewelry, apparel, shirts, and more! Live music, crafts for kids. SANTA and even an appearance by some Disney Princesses.

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Victorian Christmas Luncheon

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

Victorian Christmas Luncheon. Join us for a wonderful luncheon followed by festive entertainment, featuring vintage fashions – sumptuous silk and lovely lace.

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3rd Annual Santas of Swig: Charity Homebrew Beer Competition

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Over the past two years this homebrew beer event has raised over $4,000 for the Matt Urban Hope center and collected ~200 new unwrapped toys for them to distribute during the holidays.

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UB Bulls vs. Bonaventure Bonnies

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
2:00 pm
Alumni Arena at SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

UB Bulls vs. Bonaventure Bonnies

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Mephiskapheles, with The Abruptors and Reggie Childs

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Mephiskapheles is back in red and black.

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Canisius College vs. Dartmouth

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
4:00 pm
Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo

Canisius College vs. Dartmouth

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Gary Numan

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

As an Electro and Industrial music pioneer Gary Numan’s influence has been recognized by a diverse array of the world’s greatest artists—from Prince to Lady Gaga, Jack White to Kanye West; Beck to Queens Of The Stone Age, and The Foo Fightersto Nine Inch Nails.

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An Evening with Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Named “Jazz Guitarist of the Year” 15 times, multiple Grammy Award winner Bill Frisell has established himself as one of the most admired and influential musicians across contemporary music.

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Mendelssohn and Mozart

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

French violinist Arnaud Sussman makes his BPO debut with the most beloved concerto in the repertoire: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

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The BBC Band

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

Second annual Christmas show featuring a number of holiday singalong songs to get you right in the spirit of the holidays!

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The Scintas’ Christmas Holiday Celebration

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
8:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

The Scintas, brothers Joe and Frank, “honorary Scinta” Peter O’Donnell and recent addition, Janien Valentine, bring refreshing wit, great music, and endless talent to the highly regarded show.

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Seventh Annual Queen City Market

Saturday Dec. 02, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Karpele’s Manuscript Museum – Porter, Buffalo

This event will feature 50+ local vendors, selling either handmade or vintage items.

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SECRETS OF ALLENTOWN

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
12:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

SECRETS OF ALLENTOWN. Decorated Christmas trees lit by candles… hearths filled with yule logs, their mantles hung with stockings and anxious children awaiting Santa’s arrival down the chimney on Christmas Eve… sumptuous feasts, with formal dining rooms lit by bayberry candles…

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Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
1:00 pm
New Era Field, Orchard Park

Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots

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Mendelssohn and Mozart

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

French violinist Arnaud Sussman makes his BPO debut with the most beloved concerto in the repertoire: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

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The Magic Flute

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
2:30 pm
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buff. State, Buffalo

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was first performed in 1791. It’s a complicated tale of good and evil, with magic bells and a magic flute to keep Tamino and Papageno out of danger, a Queen of the Night who sings amazing high notes, Pamina and Papagena as love interests, and Sarastro with amazing low notes.

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Lonestar

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
5:00 pm
Seneca -Allegany Casino & Resort, Salamanca

Lonestar is one of the most popular and successful bands in Country Music over the past 20 years.

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The Sofa Kingz, Major Arcana, Echota, & Like A Panther

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
6:00 pm
Stamps The Bar, Tonawanda

The Sofa Kingz, Major Arcana, Echota, & Like A Panther

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DSP Shows presents Garrison Keillor live in Asbury Hall with Robin & Linda Williams

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Asbury Hall at Babeville, Buffalo

For more than four decades now, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism.”

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Borgore: Blasphemy Tour

Sunday Dec. 03, 2017
8:00 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

His decade-long scroll of accomplishments include heading up his own successful label, Buygore Records, headlining sold out shows to record-breaking crowds at iconic events such as Tomorrowland, Made In America, Ultra and EDC Las Vegas

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Finding the best things to do this Week in BuffaloWestern New York and the Niagara Frontier is not always easy but it is always fun. This collection of events as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things to do in the center of the universe – aka WNY.

 

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