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WNY Sports Card Expo Features Impressive Lineup of Athletes and Actors

WNY Sports Card Expo Features Impressive Lineup of Athletes and Actors

 

Baseball, football and basketball legends — including several Hall of Fame members — will take part in the Western New York Sports Card Expo Sept. 20-21 at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia. Also taking part in this unique event, presented by The Sports Corner, will be professional wrestling great Ric Flair and four actors from the HBO hit series “The Sopranos.” 

Kicking off the autograph lineup from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will be NBA Hall of Famer and former Syracuse University star Dave Bing, along with former Syracuse standouts John Wallace, Roosevelt Bouie, Lawrence Moten and Pearl Washington. 

Quilt Seminar, 5K Run Headline September Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Quilt Seminar, 5K Run Headline September Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

From quilt-making and woodworking to a fun run through the country, September at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will offer something for everyone!

UFC Fan Experience Plans Stop in Nearby London

UFC Fan Experience Plans Stop in Nearby London

 

UFC fans are invited to take part in a one-day community event when the Ultimate Fighting Championship brings its UFC Experience to nearby London, Ontario, on Saturday, Aug. 30. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Covent Garden Market Square, located at 130 King St.

The goal of the tour is to educate, energize and engage fans on the sport of mixed martial arts and the UFC. It features a fun and interactive fan zone offering fans a chance to pose with a UFC championship belt. Spectators can also test their skills at the fitness challenge and enjoy autograph sessions with UFC fighters. The event will also include an exclusive viewing party that evening of a global pay-per-view event — UFC 177!

MQA Sports Boosters to Host Annual Meat Raffle

MQA Sports Boosters to Host Annual Meat Raffle

 

The Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Sports Boosters will host their second annual meat raffle on Friday, Sept. 26, at St. Andrew’s Church, 34 Francis Ave., Sloan. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with the raffle beginning at 7 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cheektowaga school’s sports program. Tickets are just $5 pre-sale or $8 at the door and admission includes two slices of pizza and pop, beer or wine. Additional pizza slices will be available for purchase.

In addition to the meat raffle, there will also be multiple 50/50 raffles and a theme tray raffle. The event is open to the public, ages 21 and older.

Farmers & Artisans, Flight of Five Winery to Host Food and Wine Pairing Event

Farmers & Artisans, Flight of Five Winery to Host Food and Wine Pairing Event

 

Farmers & Artisans of Snyder and Flight of Five Winery in Lockport are teaming up for a special culinary and wine event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. at the winery, located in Lockport’s Old City Hall at 2 Pine St.

This summer evening spectacular will include a five-course, station-style meal and dessert prepared by Farmers & Artisans chefs and paired with wines from Flight of Five Winery. A 20-minute tour of Old City Hall and the historic Lockport canal locks will also be included.

Explore Buffalo Sets Free Tours at Cirque du Square

Explore Buffalo Sets Free Tours at Cirque du Square

Explore Buffalo will offer free mini-tours of Niagara Square on Saturday, Aug. 16, as part of Cirque du Square, an exciting new event being launched this summer that is bringing new life to Buffalo's most impressive public gathering space. Explore Buffalo's tour will encompass the history of the square itself in Joseph Ellicott's 1804 radial street plan, the McKinley Monument at the square's center and the buildings around the square, most notably City Hall. 

Tours will begin on the hour at 11 a.m., noon, and 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. from the Explore Buffalo tent in Niagara Square. 

London to Introduce Inaugural Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Golf Championship

London to Introduce Inaugural Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Golf Championship

 

Attention golf enthusiasts! A new era for Canada's National Women's Open Golf Championship has begun as stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the inaugural Canadian Pacific Women's Open, to be held Aug. 18-24 at the London Hunt and Country Club in nearby London, Ont.

The field will consist of 156 players, cut to the lowest 70 scores after 36 holes. Here’s a look at the tournament schedule. Please note that times are approximate and subject to change.