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Best Things to Do This Weekend

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Best Things to do this Weekend in Buffalo

May 26 – 28: We have  festivals, live music, sports, foodie finds, theater, comedy, tours, and more…here are the best things to do this weekend in BuffaloWestern New York and the Niagara Frontier as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors. 

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Spree Hot Off the Press Happy Hour

Wednesday May. 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Beer Works – New Location, 520 7th St

Get a first look at our commemorative June issue and enjoy drinks and complimentary snacks and tastings at Community Beer Work’s NEW brewery located at 520 7th Street.

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Buffalo Dinner Club at Osteria 166

Thursday May. 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Osteria 166, Buffalo

Amazing food, wine pairing, BDC drink specials, and plenty of awesome people to meet! Eat, drink, and network. Stay tuned for the menu, and link to purchase your ticket!! Tell your friends and family about this one!! You won’t want to miss out!

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Totally Buffalo Festival

Saturday May. 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

The first annual Totally Buffalo Festival is celebrating everything we love about Buffalo and WNY. This event is totally home-grown! The food, the beverages, the music, the vendors, the activities – are all Buffalo-centric.

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Swingin’ Stars and Stripes

Friday May. 26, 2017
10:30 am
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

From the Boogie Woogie sound of the 1940s swing era to the red, white and blue patriotic hits we all adore, this concert pays tribute to the American spirit.

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Ten Lives Club’s 9th Annual Beer for Cats

Friday May. 26, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mr. Goodbar, Buffalo

Support Ten Lives Club and save shelter cats by drinking beer! $10 gets you tickets to try two local draft beers, hand-selected by cat-loving beer aficionados.

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BuffaLoveFest

Friday May. 26, 2017
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo

This 21 and over event will feature live music from some of Buffalo’s finest bands, beer & wine from a variety of local brands, food trucks, artisans who specialize in Buffalo-themed goods & much more!

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Kensingtons

Friday May. 26, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Kensingtons

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Brian Freeman and Friends Part 5

Friday May. 26, 2017
8:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall, Buffalo

Brian Freeman and Friends Part 5

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Bands in the Brewery with PassionWorks Band

Friday May. 26, 2017
9:00 pm
New York Beer Project, Lockport

Join us in the NYBP Taproom from 9 pm – 12:30 am for our “Bands in the Brewery” with PassionWorks Band, a rock band bringing music to life with that of a concert feel, covering a wide range of rock from the 70’s to present day!!

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Stevie Nicks Birthday Celebration

Friday May. 26, 2017
9:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Stevie Nicks Birthday Celebration featuring the music of Stevie Nicks & Friends performed by Rumourz

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Buffalo/Niagara Marathon – 2017

Saturday May. 27, 2017 - Sunday May. 28, 2017
All Day
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo

Buffalo/Niagara Marathon – 2017 Post Race Party/Runners Expo and Registration. Expo and 5K Sat. May 27; Rac Sun May 28 beginning 6:30 AM

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MusicFest 2017

Saturday May. 27, 2017
All Day
Darien Lake, Darien Center

Orchestras, bands, chorus, and coasters! That’s music to our ears!

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Delaware Avenue Mansions Tour

Saturday May. 27, 2017
10:00 am
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

The richest of the rich in Buffalo put their wealth on full display on this section of Delaware Avenue, home to the grandest collection of mansions built in the city.

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Totally Buffalo Festival

Saturday May. 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

The first annual Totally Buffalo Festival is celebrating everything we love about Buffalo and WNY. This event is totally home-grown! The food, the beverages, the music, the vendors, the activities – are all Buffalo-centric.

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FLOW FEST!

Saturday May. 27, 2017
3:00 pm
Woodlawn Beach Tiki Bar, Blasdell

Funktional Flow (two sets), Blue Rootz, PA Line, Acoustic Lewis Duo, Diggin Roots Band, and Space Junk! Music all day and night right on Woodlawn Beach in Woodlawn

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Argyle Street Band

Saturday May. 27, 2017
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Argyle Street Band

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Carina and The Six String Preacher

Saturday May. 27, 2017
8:00 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

A spicy blend of jazz, surf tango, and pop, with a touch of blood and a dash of cinnamon.

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Swingin’ Stars and Stripes

Saturday May. 27, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend in style! From the Boogie Woogie sound of the 1940s swing era to the red, white and blue patriotic hits we all adore, this concert pays tribute to the American spirit.

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Child of Folly, The Feast, and Mike Zogaria Band

Saturday May. 27, 2017
9:00 pm
Mr. Goodbar, Buffalo

Child of Folly, The Feast, and Mike Zogaria Band

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Maybird

Saturday May. 27, 2017
9:00 pm
Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo

Maybird was born in the summer of 2013 when singer/songwriter Josh Netsky performed at a small concert in the woods of upstate New York called the Stone Mill gathering.

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Nylon Otters, Dead Languages

Saturday May. 27, 2017
9:00 pm
Milkie’s on Elmwood, Buffalo

Nylon Otters and Dead Languages

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Maria Aurigema

Saturday May. 27, 2017
10:00 pm
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Buffalo

Maria studied jazz with Buffalo guitarist, Stu Weissman and worked hard to master the complex jazz techniques. She now plays a blues rock act.

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Maifest

Sunday May. 28, 2017
All Day
Spring Garden Park, Marilla

Maifest

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Silo City Vertical Tour

Sunday May. 28, 2017
10:00 am
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

This tour is an experience unlike any other tour in the world!

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Silo City Grounded Tour

Sunday May. 28, 2017
11:00 am
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

On this guided walk around the grounds of Silo City, you will enter the ground floor work areas of a flour mill, two grain elevators, and a malthouse. You will also see new projects including “Elevator B.”

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Charlie O’Neil Guitar Club

Sunday May. 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Charlie O’Neil Guitar Club

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Fire Pit Festival

Sunday May. 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York Beer Project, Lockport

Join us at New York Beer Project for our Fire Pit Festival as we enjoy blues, brews and BBQ! River Dogs Blues Band will perform starting at 6 pm.

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Poetry Slam

Sunday May. 28, 2017
6:00 pm
Gypsy Parlor, Buffalo

Poetry Slam

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Mushroomhead

Sunday May. 28, 2017
6:30 pm
Waiting Room, Buffalo

Known for its theatrical live show and the black masks that most of its member wear on-stage, Mushroomhead is one of the more unique and adventurous alternative metal outfits that emerged in the 1990s.

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Hells Harlot’s Burlesque

Sunday May. 28, 2017
11:00 pm
Hot Mama’s Canteen, Buffalo

Hells Harlot’s Burlesque

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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.

 

This post is updated weekly by Step Out Buffalo’s editors! Make sure to double check events/venue’s websites and Facebook pages for real time updates.

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