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Join us on this walking tour of history-rich Williamsville! Originally established as William's Mills, this tour includes one of the oldest buildings still standing in Erie County, the 1811 Williamsville Water Mill built by Jonas Williams. Today, the heart of the village is benefiting from recent pedestrian enhancements. Also featured in the tour is the village's role in the War of 1812. Meet at the bridge at the entrance to Island Park at 5565 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, located behind Amherst Town Hall and the Williamsville Library. Free parking is available in the Town Hall parking lot, accessible from Main Street or South Cayuga Street. Cost: General Admission: $15 Student Admission: $5 Explorer Pass Holders: Free Tour Details: Advance reservations are encouraged but not required for this tour. All credit card payments must be made in advance. Advance reservations with a credit card can be made online until the tour starting time. Cash or checks are accepted at the start of the tour. If you make an advance reservation, please print your confirmation email, or be prepared to show it on your phone. This tour is approximately two hours in length. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine. Cameras are encouraged!
This is the actual date for the cruise. COST: General Admission: $25 Explorer Pass Admission: $20 To buy tickets go to: https://explorebuffalo.org/boat/prohibition-crui... Prohibition was a busy time for Buffalo's waterfront. With legal alcohol available just across the Niagara River in Canada, a short boat trip across the border could bring alcohol into Buffalo. In the way of that short trip were an increasing number of patrol boats on the lookout for smugglers. Join us for a cruise aboard the Miss Buffalo II and listen to stories of rum running and smuggling and enjoy the scenic views of Buffalo’s waterfront. To complete the Prohibition Cruise experience, and celebrate the return of local distilleries, a local distillery will provide samples on each cruise. Tour Details: Space is limited and reservations are required! Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the tour start time – the Miss Buffalo will leave the dock promptly at the start time. Late arrivals will miss the boat! This tour is two hours in length. Explore Buffalo will contact you if this tour is cancelled due to weather. All food and beverages must be obtained through Buffalo Harbor Cruises. Cameras are encouraged!
Niagara St. was for many years one of Buffalo's major industrial corridors. Factories located along Niagara St. produced everything from automobiles to skin care products. One of Joseph Ellicott's original radial streets , Niagara St. runs parallel to the Niagara River, railroad tracks, and the former Erie Canal route and connected the early villages of Buffalo and Black Rock. Today many of the factories and warehouses are being converted into apartments featuring Niagara River Views. On this walking tour, learn about the street's industrial past while seeing a dramatic transformation of many Niagara St. historical buildings. Meet in the parking lot right outside of Resurgence Brewing Co. Parking is available in the Resurgence parking lot, or street parking is available on Niagara St. General Admission: $15.00 Tour is between ninety minutes and two hours in length.
Very few bands arrive at a party ready to “rock the house” like New York Rockin’ Revue. The band features Michael Trig Lehmann on drums and vocals, Eric Zak on keyboards and vocals, Dan Horning on Guitar, Fiddle, and vocals, and the lady with all the energy that makes you want to get up and dance, Becky Horning on Bass, Guitar and vocals New York Rockin’ Revue features a variety of music to cover the early portion of a party, too ….. the ballads and softer songs to cover cocktail hour and the dinner portion of the evening…..but when it’s time to get the party started they come ready with the music, vocals, and style to make it happen.