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We will take a leisurely walk down Hertel Avenue visiting a few antique and vintage shops and finding the outdoor wall murals. We will begin at Terrapin Station at 12:15. Meet outside. Come earlier if you want to go inside this headshop. First stop is the viewing of the Mark Twain and John Lewis murals at 1188 Hertel Ave. We will then walk to the Antique Lamp Company and Gift 🎁 Emporium at 1213 Hertel Avenue. Next is viewing the GooGoo Dolls mural at 1212 Hertel Avenue. We can then go to two nearby vintage shops: the White Dog Vintage at 1241 Hertel and Queen City Vintage at 1249 Hertel Avenue. By then you may need a coffee and danish or refreshment so we will cross the street and stop at Romeo & Juliets Bakery and Cafe at 1292 Hertel.
As we continue down Hertel Avenue we will view the Buffalo Map Mural near Crestwood and Hertel Alley at 1297 Hertel Avenue. At the corner of Hertel and Colvin is Joe’s Deli Art Wall at 1318 Hertel Avenue. Crossing past Colvin Avenue we shall stop and see if the Art Gallery at 1362 Hertel is open. Our last two stops are the House of Olives Grocery at 1374 Hertel Avenue and the Revolution Gallery with rotating artist displays at 1419 Hertel Avenue.
We will then head back to enjoy a deli lunch at Joe’s Deli at 1322 Hertel Avenue or go to La Kiev’s Restaurant for Puerto Rican Food at 1260 Hertel Avenue. $ which ever is preferred by the group.
Please bring and wear your mask as it is mandatory to enter the shops. You must be able to walk and stand for a couple hours to be able to attend this event. Free.
Allentown is rich in cultural resources. On the first Friday of each month certain select private owned art galleries in Allentown participate in keeping their gallery open for extended hours. I have selected a route which includes a 6 gallery walk and a a live music art cafe. The route is short and travels from Linwood to Franklin to Allen to Elmwood then concludes at Wadsworth Street. We can walk back to the first stop together to stay safe. This walk has 4 new galleries and revisits two galleries from the first walk we have done in March. The agenda is 20 minutes at each venue and includes: 1st stop at Art Dialogue Gallery at 1 Lindwood Avenue,[masked]. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawings, collage and mixed media, along with framing services. 2nd stop is Mundo Images Gallery at 500 Franklin Street,[masked]. This owner is the creator of greeting cards and stationary and hosts other artists work at her gallery. 3rd Stop is at Indigo Art at 74 Allen Street,[masked]. This is a grassroots gallery supporting artists of the Buffalo Community and there is an upstairs loft and free wine sampling and finger food. 4th site is Buffalo Big Print at 78 Allen street. This Gallery has a working print shop inside and also sells fine pottery and big prints. We will also enjoy free wine samples here. The 5th shop isEl Museo at 91 Allen Street. [masked]. 6th stop is Gateway located at 141 Elmwood Avenue. [masked]. Steve Myers Gallery expresses the love for music and art and hosts a variety of love for music and art and hosts a variety of Exhibitions. Our last stop before we enjoy live music is at B. West Gallery at 148 Elmwood Avenue. [masked]. This is home of the collective works of Laurie A. Tanner. After we have viewed several galleries, we will walk over to Pausa Art House at 19 Wadsworth to grab a sandwich ($7-9) and listen to live music from native Buffaloians (cover charge $5.00). All galleries are free.
The Woman In Black
October 29 – November 21, 2021
By Stephen Mallatratt, Susan Hill
Directed by Kyle LoConti
A junior solicitor is sent to a small English town to attend the funeral of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow, where he sees a young woman dressed all in black, standing in the churchyard. He ultimately discovers the secret of the Woman in Black – to his own terrible cost. This chilling ghost story is one of the longest running plays on London’s West End.
Cost is $48 per ticket. Message for address if sending a check or Venmo $48 NOW.
We will spend two nights at an entire Airbnb apartment (4 people) and/or Strathalian Doubletree by Hilton. Our events will be a 1) an evening laser light show with classic music at the Strasenburgh Planetarium, 2) George Eastman Museum/Mansion where many gingerbread house displays and Christmas theme events and will occur, (3) distillery tour and tasting, dinner at $ Old Toad East End Tavern, the festive liberty Pole downtown at night all lite up and also an included comedy show. Sunday morning will be Holidays at the market (indoor/outdoor event) and an optional $ Horse Drawn Santa Carriage Ride. Cost includes Airbnb and most activities $245. We will stay in 14607 zip code known for its arts and galleries. Drive to destination.