NIGHT LIGHTS at the Gardens – Wednesday through Saturday, February 12th through 15th; hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays 6 to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 6 to 10 p.m. for adults, $8 for Garden members, seniors and students, $5 for kids 3 to 12, free for kids under 3 – get more information at www.buffalogardens.com.
Jungle Love – Thursday, February 13th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave. in Buffalo. Buffalo Zoo President/CEO Donna M. Fernandes, Ph.D. will speak about animal mating and courtship. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for Zoo members (also a 21-and-over event). Wine and light refreshments will be provided in the Education Department's CRC facility. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.buffalozoo.org.
Be Mine with Wine – Friday through Sunday, February 14th through 16th at participating wineries on the Niagara Wine Trail. Tickets ($30 in advance until February 13th, $35 at the door) are valid all three days and are good for three wine samples and a chocolate sample at each winery – find out more at www.niagarawinetrail.org.
Wine and Chocolate Weekend – Friday through Sunday, February 14th through 16th at participating wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country. Sample chocolate creations and wine pairings at each winery and receive a booklet of recipes for all that you sample. Tickets are $35 and good for all three days of the event – find out more at www.lakeeriewinecountry.org.
Trains Are Running! – Saturday and Sunday, February 15th and 16th at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Ct. in Buffalo from 1 to 4 p.m.; program runs on weekends (and selected other days) through February 23rd. Train display features 1900s replica model trains on more than 200 feet of track, plus a scale-model Erie Canal lock and 100 buildings representing 19th century Buffalo and Western New York. Find more information at buffalohistory.org.
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