Looking for things to do and places to go in Niagara Falls and Niagara County? Browse the Niagara Now!, featuring special events happening august 7-10.
August 7: Hydro Drum Circle
Heritage Park, across from The Red Coach Inn, Niagara Falls
6:15pm. Bring a drum, or use one on-site! Sit back and enjoy the sounds!

August 7: Summer Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda / 716-692-2413
7pm. Enjoy a movie on the silver screen! Dine at Webster's Bistro before the show and receive FREE your movie tickets for FREE.

August 7: Flicks on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
9pm. Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie outdoors, The Goonies. Weather permitting.

August 8: Old Falls Street Kids' Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
12pm. Bring the kids and enjoy interactive activities for all age levels! No registration required!

August 8: Appa-Teasers Cooking Demo
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
5:30pm. Learn how to make delicious appetizers for your guests!

August 8: Free Form Drum Circle
24 Below Gallery & Cafe, 24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-304-1990
7pm. Bring a drum, shaker, chime, any instrument or none at all.

August 8: TGI-Fridays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
7pm. Enjoy live music by Frank Grizanti Band.

August 8: Fun Friday Nights at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA / 716-285-0516
7:30pm. Enjoy a walk around the Park and enjoy stories of yesteryears! Call to register!

August 8: Steely Dan ($)
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls / 1-877-873-6322
8pm. Enjoy the sounds of Steely Dan and classics like ‘Dirty Work,' and ‘Do It Again.'

August 8: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls / 716-282-0007
9:30pm. Enjoy live music featuring Carina & the Six String Preacher.

August 8: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

August 8 - 10: Smokin Eagles International BBQ Festival
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
Fri., 4:30pm-10:30pm. Sat., 9am-11pm, Sun., 9am-5pm. Taste some of the best BBQ in the country! Cook-offs, food vendors, live music & more!

August 9 - 10: 48th Annual Lewiston Art Festival
Center St., Lewiston
10am. More than 175 artists and fine crafters! Enjoy food vendors, music and much more!

August 9: Lockport Community Market
Historic Canal St., Lockport
9am. Family-friendly, open-air market featuring live entertainment, activities and demonstrations, and a multitude of vendors each week offering fresh produce, meat, baked goods & more!

August 9: Picture This!
Devil's Hole State Park, Niagara Falls / 716-285-0516
10am. A four-part series at a new location each week! Bring your camera! Call to register.

August 9: Fitness in the Park
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
10am. Enjoy a 60-minute outdoor Zumba class. Weather permitting.

August 9: Old Falls Street Kids' Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
12pm. Bring the kids and enjoy interactive activities for all age levels! No registration required!

August 9: Living History Day
Along Third St., Niagara Falls USA
12pm. A free day-long event with tours, readings and a pop-up park!

August 9: Sweet Art Alive
Sweet Ride Rentals, 51 Canal St., Lockport
12pm. See famous works of art come alive at Sweet Ride Rentals. Become art yourself!

August 9: Touch-A-Truck
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
2pm. Climb into a fire truck, emergency vehicles and other larger-than-life trucks and see how first responders and street techs ride in style! Enjoy food vending and children's activities.

August 9: Grand Gardens of the Niagara Portage
Various Sites in Niagara Falls, USA / Additional information, http://myoakwoodcemetery.com/.
Enjoy activities at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Schoellkopf Park, Niagara Falls Public Library. Hours vary by location. Open to the public.

August 9: A Night Under the Stars ($)
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda / 716-693-1885
7pm. A night of wine tasting and dancing to the Alex Renee' Big Swing Band!

August 9: BPO at Old Fort Niagara ($)
Old Fort Niagara, 4 Scott Ave., Youngstown / Purchase tickets online: http://bpo.org/
7pm. An outdoor concert featuring the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Fireworks will follow after show

August 9: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-9463
8pm. Featuring live music by Porcelain Train.

August 9: Free Family Movies & Cartoons
Olcott Beach Carousel Park, 5979 Main St., Olcott
8:30pm. Enjoy movies and cartoons with the family outdoors! Weather permitting.

August 10: Music in the Woods
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
4pm. Enjoy live music in the Historic Artpark Woods! Enter Artpark at the South 4th Street Entrance, park in Lot D, enter the woods at the trail just after the toll booth.

August 10: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.

Ongoing Events in Niagara USA:

July 31 - August 8: Mary Poppins The Broadway Musical ($)
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
Everyone's favorite nanny is flying into town! Ticket prices and show times vary! Call for more info!

July 27 - August 29: Biennial Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, 12pm-5pm & Sun., 2pm-5pm. Juried exhibit featuring diverse works by regional artists.

July 11 - August 31: Outdoor Entertainment with Fire Magick & Cyr Wheel Man
Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls
Fri. & Sat., 6pm-midnight / Sun., 1pm-5pm. Experience a high-energy vibe on weekends this summer. Watch unique and renowned street performers from Las Vegas perform outdoors along the pedestrian bridge over Seneca Square and near the 4th St. entrance-way to the casino resort.

July 5 - September 14: Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City ($)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
10am. A national tour of more than seventy masterworks from the Collection featuring renowned artworks-including paintings by Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí and more!

June 22 - August 24: Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibit
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Collection of works by Western NY Artists in various mediums & genres. Open Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm, Sat. & Sun., 12pm-4pm.

May 31 - September 6: Rock the Locks
All over downtown Lockport, businesses and organizations are personalizing rocking chairs and placing them outdoors. Find them all and rock the locks!