July 15: Wurlitzer Wednesday
Wurlitzer Park, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda
4 - 9pm. Grab your friends and enjoy over 10 food trucks, live music and more!

July 15: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
6pm. Walk along Buffalo Avenue and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

July 15: Ladies Night at The Giacomo
The Giacomo, 222 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0200
6pm. Bring your girlfriends and enjoy yourself in a relaxing atmosphere!

July 15 - July 19: Outdoor Entertainment SkyWheel (Weather Permitting)
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls
6pm, 7pm, 8pm. Experience a thrilling show featuring two daredevils walking on a giant spinning wheel and performing while 30 feet off the ground! View at Seneca Square, between 3rd and 4th Streets in front of the Casino.

July 15: Wednesday at Artpark ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
6:30pm. Featuring OAR and John Butler Trio. Call for tickets.

July 15: Concerts at The Gazebo
Newfane Gazebo, 2727 Main St., Newfane
7pm. Bring a chair and listen to live music featuring Red House Band.

July 15: Concerts in the Park 2015
Gill Creek, Niagara St., and Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls
7pm. Bring a chair and enjoy live music featuring Junk Yard Dogs.

July 15: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Julian Burgio.

July 16: T-NT Gateway Market
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
5pm - 8pm. Family-friendly event featuring food trucks, artisan market and live acoustic music every Thursday night. Also live crafting demonstrations.

July 16: Summer Culinary Series ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Cha Ca (Hanoi-Style Fish with Dill and Rice Vermicelli) with Chef Scotty! The Fresh Marinade you will prepare adds moisture to the fish as it cooks.

July 16: Peace Garden Painting Parties ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166
6pm. Join Thomas Paul Asklar, (LCA) with summer painting workshop parties for adults in the Lewiston Peace Garden. No prior experience is necessary! You will be supplied with a canvas, easels, paint, brushes, cups, napkins, plates, & plasticware. Bring refreshments!

July 16: Ron Corsaro & Upstate Express
Hennepin Park Gazebo, 4th & Center St., Lewiston
7pm. Experience jazz at its finest in an intimate and relaxed, outdoor concert setting. The New Upstate Express Jazz Ensemble is a seven-piece group, under the direction of composer/pianist Ron Corsaro. This septet performs original as well as classic jazz repertoire, swing and modern jazz, accompanied by guest artists and student musicians.

July 16: Summer Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda
7:30pm. Join the fun and stay cool Thursday evenings while watching movie musicals on the silver screen! All movies feature Tom Hanks! General admission is only $3.

July 16: Free Flicks on Old Falls Street featuring The Wizard of Oz (Weather Permitting)
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
9pm. Open-air theater featuring free movies under the stars. Food and beverage vending offered. Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.

July 16: Karaoke Thursdays
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
9pm. Sing your heart out to over 90,000 song to choose from!

July 17: One-Day Youth Cooking Class ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
9am - 3pm. Make Potstickers - A Chinese dumpling fried crispy and ready to dip in delicious sauces. Learn how to make the filling and shape the dumplings, create tasty dipping sauces to enjoy and then make Chinese Almond Cookies.

July 17: Take a Hike - Water & Power
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA / Call to Register: 716-282-5154
10am. Hike to the remains of the Schoellkopf Power Generating Station 3.

July 17: North Tonawanda Rockin' on the River
Gratwick-Riverside Park, 1100 River Rd., North Tonawanda / 716-695-8000
5pm - 11pm. Enjoy a FREE concert featuring SOJA with Aqueous, Skyepilot and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad. VIP passes available for sale. Parking opens at 3pm.

July 17: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
4pm. Walk along Buffalo Avenue and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

July 17: Free Wine Tasting
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
5pm. Enjoy free wine tastings from local wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail, USA. Must be 21+.

July 17: TGI Fridays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street - Conference Center Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
7pm. Live music by KISS This (Kiss Tribute Band), food and beverage vendors available and marketplace vendors! Plenty of room to dance!

July 17: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St. Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Phil Naro. All ages. No cover.

July 17: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Nick Spacone. After, enjoy DJ G Money at 11pm.

July 17: Falls Fireworks
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a beautiful fireworks display over the Falls!

July 18: Lockport Community Market
Canal St., Lockport 14094
9am - 2pm. Open-air market featuring live entertainment, activities, vendors, gifts and more! Yoga classes offered at 7am (bring own mat, blanket, towel and water).

July 18: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
10am. Walk along Buffalo Avenue and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

July 18: Grand Gardens of the Niagara Portage
Oakwood Cemetery, 763 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls / 716-284-5131
10am - 4pm. Events take place at various times throughout the day at the Niagara Falls Public Library, Oakwood Cemetery, Schoellkopf Park and the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center. Each venue offers activities, refreshments, restrooms and parking. The New York State Parks trolley will provide FREE transportation between locations.

July 18: Fitness in the Park (Weather Permitting)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
10am. Enjoy a FREE Zumba class in the Park! No registration is required. Classes are held outside of the Information Center in the Lower Park. Enter the park at 4th street and park in Lot D.

July 18: Sensational Saturday
NYPA - Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston / 716-286-6661
10am. Enjoy hands-on activities and interactive exhibits about energy, history, the environment and more!

July 18: Free Saturdays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
11am - 4pm. Food demonstrations, children's activities, merchandise vendors, live performances and more! Today's schedule: Youth Cooking Demos: 11am-12pm, Juggling Workshop with Nels Ross: 12pm-2pm, Explore & More Children's Museum Activities: 1pm-4pm.

July 18: Free Family Saturdays
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
12pm - 4pm. Enjoy hours of hands-on discovery and fun with weekly themed workshops and live performances! A variety of "Make and Take" workshops are available at all sessions!

July 18: Downtown Lockport Walking Tour ($)
Flight of Five Winery, 2 Pine St., Lockport / 716-245-3032
1pm. Explore the development of Lockport from the early 1800s to modern times. Space is limited! Call to register!

July 18: Lockport Power Story ($)
Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride, 5 Gooding St., Lockport
2 - 4pm. Learn about the "city of smokeless power." A historic view of the power story and the Hydraulic Race Company.

July 18: Free Culinary & Baking Demos
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
3 - 4pm. See free demos and enjoy samples in the Culinary Institute's Barnes & Noble bookstore!

July 18: Live Music Saturdays
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Enjoy live music featuring local musicians!

July 18: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Rob Falgiano.

July 18 - 19: Thunder of Niagara Air Show
Niagara Falls International Airport, 2035 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls
9am - 5pm. Watch the Thunder of Niagara Air Show, featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team. In addition to the Thunderbirds, several military and civilian air performers will participate in this event, as well as aerobatic demonstrations, ground displays, concessions and much more.

July 19: Krafts with Kelly ($)
The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Rd., Appleton / 716-778-7001
2pm. Enjoy a new craft each month: glass etching, glass painting, cork wreaths, arm knitting, holiday decorations.

July 19: Music in the Woods
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
4pm. FREE concert series presented in the Historic Artpark Woods featuring Wooden Cities (contemporary classical). Enter Artpark at the South 4th Street Entrance, park in Lot D, enter the woods at the trail just after the toll booth.

July 19: Falls Fireworks
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a beautiful fireworks display over the Falls!

July 19 - 26: Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Niagara St. & Young St., in Tonawanda / Webster St. & Sweeney St., in North Tonawanda
An 8 day event celebrating the Erie Canal and the history. Featuring carnival rides, food vendors, music and more! Festivities are set up on Niagara and Young Streets in Tonawanda and Webster and Sweeney Streets in North Tonawanda. Visit canalfest.org for more information!

Ongoing Daily Events in Niagara USA:

July 1 - September 26: Lewiston Culinary Tours ($)
Center St. & N Water St., Lewiston / 1-800-979-3370
Tours Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 1pm - 4pm. Experience a taste and enjoy a 3-hour walking tour as you taste, drink and learn about interesting historical facts about the Village of Lewiston. Call for additional information and tickets.

June 19 - August 24: Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibition
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Weekdays: 9am-5pm / Weekends: 12-4pm. Explore the Main Gallery, Garden Gallery and Niagara Gallery featuring over 100 works by over 40 regional artists and more!

June 14 - July 19: 62nd Annual Fine Arts League of Buffalo Spring Juried Open Exhibition
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, noon-5 pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5 pm. Exhibit featuring work by members of the Fine Arts League of Buffalo, a 61-year-old organization that is dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of realistic art.

May 25 - September 7: Old Falls Street Food Carts & Backyard Board Games
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
11am-4pm. Enjoy delicious food options from the vending carts! Relax at the picnic tables, or play the FREE backyard board games! Bring your own lunch and enjoy the view!