Music, Arts & Entertainment

October 4 - November 14: Whalen: A Legacy
Market Street Art Studio, 247 Market St., Lockport / 716-609-0433
Wed.-Sat., 10am-5pm | Sun.-Mon., 11am-4pm | Closed Tues. Unique show of Joe Whalen's work throughout his career. Dozens of original works for sale.

October 18 - November 15: Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Exhibit
Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, 12-5pm; Sat & Sun, 2-5pm. Exhibit of work by members of the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society.

October 30: Happy Hour & Live Music
Midnight Run Wine Cellers, 3301 Braley Rd., Ransomville / 716-751-6200
6pm. Music by Adams Acoustic Project and drink specials. No cover.

October 30: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Knight Patrol.

October 30: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Sara Elizabeth.

October 31: Live Music at Schulze Winery
Schulze Vineyards & Winery, 2090 Coomer Rd., Burt / 716-778-8090
2 - 5pm. Live music by Tim Britt. Wine available for sale by glass or bottle.

October 31: Live Music Saturday
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

October 31: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Julian Burgio.

Haunts & Harvests

October 28 - 31: Evening Lantern Light Tours on the Erie Canal ($)
Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride, 5 Gooding St., Lockport / 716-438-0174
7pm. Walk along the banks of the Erie Canal, tour the cave by lantern light and experience the underground boat ride. Reservations are highly recommended.

October 30: Haunted Hayride ($)
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards, 3724 Quaker Rd., Gasport / 716-772-2211
7pm. If you dare, solve the puzzle to find your way out of the Castle Labyrinth with its twists and turns and then begin a terrifying Haunted Hayride!

October 30 - 31: Candlelight Tours ($)
Town of Newfane Historical Society and Van Horn Mansion, 2165 Lockport Olcott Rd., Burt / 716-622-6709
7pm. Ghost of 'Malinda' and other hosts offer candlelight tours and eerie stories of the previous and current residents of this 1800's Victorian mansion. Come if you dare...

October 31: Halloween Party
24 Below Gallery, 435-3rd St., Niagara Falls / 716-304-1990
6pm. An evening of fun, costume contest, drink specials, spooky effects, and Halloween themed activities!

October 31: Halloween at Lakeview Village Shoppes
Lakeview Village Shoppes, 5955 Ontario St., Olcott.
1 - 4pm. Free treats available to all children in costume!

October 1 - 31: River Region Scarecrow Expo
Main Street of Lewiston, Youngstown, Sanborn & Ransomville.
View the creative and unique displays created by residents, businesses and local organizations.


October 31: North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries, cheese and more!

Culinary & Wine

October 31: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Dinner/Demo ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
12pm. Scare up some ghoulish delights. Show off your Halloween costume and celebrate before Trick-or-Treating! Price includes adult & child.


Sept. - October: Behind the Scenes Tour / Meet a Seal / Penguin Encounter ($)
Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls / 716-285-3575
Fri., Sat., or Sun. Enjoy one or both of these can't miss opportunities and get up close and personal with the Aquarium! Call for info!

New in Niagara USA

October 30: Niagara Wine Trail, USA Tour & Tasting ($)
Gray Line Tours of Niagara Falls / 1-877-285-2113
12pm. Experience a 5-hr. guided tour, exploring up to 4 wineries and enjoying the spectacle of color of the autumn leaves.