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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​​


  • Buffalo International Film Festival

    • Oct. 5th-9th 2023 Film Lineup 

      • "Once pass holders receive their Arts Access Pass from ASI they can reserve up to 2 tickets per film, depending on availability. In order to do this, they must email BIFF at with Arts Access Tickets in the subject line, and the desired film title/location/time and Arts Access Pass Holder Number in the body of the email.

BIFF will then reserve the tickets at our box office, or other reservation means, for pick up for the Pass Holders. Pass holders are encouraged to reserve at least 48 hours prior to each screening."

  • El Museo 

    • Communion on view: now through Oct. 7th ​​​

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

    • closed Sept. 14th- Oct. 18th 

  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC):   

  • Kenan Center 

    • Markenzy Cesar & Camille Buscemi: Rhythms of Reflections: Mirrors in Art & Identity: On view now through Oct. 8th 


  • Neglia Ballet: 

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


  • 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 


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