Tree Peony Festival of Flowers – Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th, May 24th and 25th, and May 31st and June 1st, at Linwood Gardens, 1912 York Rd. in Pavilion. Linwood Gardens is a private residence with tree peonies dating back to 1940. A donation of $8 is suggested, and guided tours are available for $12 – visit www.linwoodgardens.org for more information.
All Wright All Day Trolley Tour – Friday, May 23rd and Saturday, May 31st – plus other dates throughout the summer and fall – with the trolley leaving from Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave. in Buffalo. On the tour, visit the Martin House Complex, the Filling Station at the Pierce Arrow Museum, the Fontana Boat House, Graycliff Estate and the Blue Sky Mausoleum at Forest Lawn; also included is a catered lunch at the Boathouse. Cost is $125 for the general public, $115 for members of the Martin House or Graycliff; trolley leaves Forest Lawn at 8:30 a.m. Find out more about the tour at www.darwinmartinhouse.org.
BuffaLove Fest – Friday, May 30th from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave. in Buffalo. The 21-and-over event will feature live music, trivia, tastings from area breweries, Buffalo-area food trucks, Buffalo-area artisans and vendors and more. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door; admission includes two drinks. Find out more at buffalozooblog.blogspot.com.
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