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Summer 2014: Buffalo History Museum

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There’s plenty going on this summer at the Buffalo History Museum, located at One Museum Ct. off Elmwood Ave. in Buffalo. Here’s a sampling of the events and exhibits you’ll see this summer.

Party on the Portico – On the third Friday of the month in June, July and August, the BHM presents happy hour with live music on their back portico, featuring mini-tours, snacks, a cash bar and more. On June 21st, The George Caldwell Sextet performs, on July 18th listen to Nelson Starr and the Benjamins, and on August 15th check out the Patti Parks Band. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for BHM members.

M&T Third Fridays – Also on the third Friday of each month, the Museum opens its doors free of charge from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. courtesy of M&T Bank. From 10 a.m. to noon, there will be free activities at the Museum for families, and from 1 to 3 p.m. there are free guided tours.

Food Truck Rodeo – On the first Wednesday of the month through September, the BHM hosts a dozen of the area’s top food trucks, as well as a DJ, museum tours and free admission to the Museum from 5 to 8 p.m. The Food Truck Rodeo runs from 5 to 8:30 p.m. – upcoming dates are July 2nd, August 6th and September 3rd.

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