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Weekly Events 

This list includes free activities and events in WNY. Be sure to check if the event you are interested in requires pre-registration.  


  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens:

    • E-tickets are recommended before your visit. Walk-ins may be turned away if capacity has been met. To reserve E-ticket, click here or call 716-827-1584 ext. 2655  

    • Coleus and Creatures Exhibit: now through Oct. 31st

    • BOOtanical Celebration: Oct. 28th, 10am-3pm​​

    • Textile Curiosities by Aleah Ford: on view Oct. 18th- Dec. 30th

    • Storytime in the Family Gardens: Nov. 8th, 10:30am 


  • Carnegie Art Center: ​​​

    • All of Our Relations exhibition: Nov. 2nd- 29th. 

      • opening reception: Nov. 2nd, 6-8pm ​

      • closing reception and artist talk: Nov. 29th, 6-8pm ​​​

  • Explore and More- The Ralph C. Wilson Children's Museum: ​​​​




  • Neglia Ballet: 

    • All December 2023 ​Nutcracker Arts Access tickets have been reserved. Enter the Arts Access Plus lottery for this event on Nov. 1st.  ​​

  • Pearl City Clay House:

    • Free Photo Workshop: Nov. 3rd, 1-3pm. RSVP online

    • Chain Reaction Public Reception: Nov. 3rd, 5-7pm. 

    • Open House: art making activities with the artists: Nov. 4th, 10am-2pm 

    • Free SASSY Saturday: Nov. 18th, 2-3pm 

      • Saturday Art & Social Society tea and cookies reception. RSVP online.

    • Free Saturday Studio Tours: Dec. 2nd, 10am-12

      • Saturday Art & Social Society artist interview and virtual craft session. RSVP online. ​​

    • Mini Chain Walk in: Nov. 4th- Dec. 29th

      • Free art supplies for community craft collaboration available during gallery hours.

    • Closing Reception & Art Reveal: Dec. 30th, 6-8pm ​​​​


  • Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Preserve:  ​

    • passholders, Arts Access pass includes standard guided tour and basic fossil collecting supplies for the passholder plus one guest. Call (716) 627-4560 to schedule your tour. ​

  • Reg Lenna Center for the Arts: 

    • Passholders, reserve tickets to Movies at the Reg series by calling (716) 484-7070 

      • Movies at the Reg Schedule available here 

  • Roger Tory Peterson Institute

    • Guided Gallery Walks: every Friday at 2pm. Please call (716) 665-2473 to reserve Arts Access ticket. 

  • Tifft Nature Preserve: 


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