Music, Arts & Entertainment

Sept. 24: Karaoke Thursdays
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
9pm. Choose from over 90,000 songs!  

Sept. 25: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Nick Spacone.

Sept. 25: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Free live music featuring Donna Rose.

Sept. 25: Falls Fireworks
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, USA
10pm. Fireworks display over Niagara Falls!

Sept. 26: Locktoberfest
Canal St., Lockport
9am - 5pm. Food, beer tent, live entertainment and more!

Sept. 26 - 27: NYPA Wildlife Festival
NYPA - Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston
10am - 5pm. Fishing derby, fishing pond, crafts, face painting and more! FREE trolley to and from available at the Niagara USA Official Visitor Center,10 Rainbow Blvd., NF.

Sept. 26 - 27: Lewiston Harvest Festival & Craft Show
Center St., Lewiston
10am - 5pm. Crafters, food vendors, farmers, wineries and more.

Sept. 26 - 27: Annual Pumpkin Fiesta ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
12pm. Live music from 1-4pm, food available for purchase, Becker Bazaar and more!

Sept. 26: Smithsonian Museum Day
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda
10am - 4pm. Making museums more accessible to visitors, visit for free! Ticket needed to visit: smithsonian.com/museumday.

Sept. 26: 3rd Annual Project 308 Art Festival
Project 308 Gallery, 308 Oliver St., North Tonawanda / 716-523-0068
12 - 5pm. Over 50 artists, food trucks and music all day!

Sept. 26: Earth Voices of the Great Spirit
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166.
12 - 5pm. A celebration of Native American Culture. Native American storytelling, drumming, dance and music.

Sept. 26: Meet the Author ($)
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
3pm. Meet author, Lauren Winner. Reception to follow.

Sept. 26: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

Sept. 26: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Michael Krisch.

Sept. 30: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
7pm. Free live music featuring Dave Mombrea.

Sept. 13 - Oct. 11: Vietnam Veterans - Our Photo Album
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, 12-5pm, Sat. & Sun., 2-5pm. 25th anniversary of exhibit of more than 300 photos taken by Niagara County Veterans serving in Vietnam. Closed Sept 25 & Oct 10.

Shopping

Sept. 24: 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.

Sept. 24 & 26: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Over 100 vendors including fresh produce, flowers, pastries, cheese and more!

Sept. 26: 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).

Culinary & Wine

Sept. 24: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Dinner/Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Learn how to make both simple and complex pan sauces paired with protein.

Sept. 25 - 27: Niagara Wine Trail, USA Harvest Fest ($)
Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Fri. & Sun., 12 - 5pm, Sat., 10am - 5pm. Celebrate harvest season with wine and food pairing samples at each participating winery.

Sept. 26: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Dinner/Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
12pm. Adult & child session. Learn new ideas for creative, healthy back-to-school lunches.

Sept. 30: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Dinner/Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
6pm. Learn how to make soups like French Onion, Proper Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Bisque and more!

Tours

Sept. 25, 26, 30: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
Wed., 6pm, Fri., 4pm & Sat., 10am. Walk along Buffalo Ave. and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest and see how they changed the shape of history. 

Sept. 26: Marble Orchard Ghost Walks ($)
Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston / 716-754-0166
7pm. Hear ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime and mayhem of Lewiston's best - and worst. Bring a flashlight!

Sept. 27: Vineyard Express ($)
Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport / 716-439-5253
1 - 7pm. A train ride, museum tour, dinner, wine and live music. Tickets required.

August - Sept.: Behind the Scenes Tour / Meet a Seal ($)
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-3575
Enjoy one or both of these can't miss opportunities to explore behind the scene at the Aquarium or get up close and personal with a playful seal! Call to make a reservation!

Outdoors

Sept. 30: Fitness on Old Falls Street
101 Old Fall St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
5:45pm. Different paths taken including 2.5-, 4- and 5.5-mile routes around Niagara Falls.