City of Lackawanna Festival – Friday through Sunday, June 27th through 29th at Veterans Stadium, South Park Ave. in Lackawanna. Featuring midway rides and games, live music, beer tent and fireworks (Saturday – rain date Sunday). Hours are Friday 5 p.m. to midnight, Saturday 1 p.m. to midnight and Sunday 1 to 11 p.m. – find out more here.
Crossroads Bluesfest – Saturday, June 28th from 1 to 6 p.m. at VFW Post 81131 Chicken Coop Grove, 299 Leydecker Rd. in West Seneca. This year’s event features music from Dave Viterna Group, Rod Horning Project, Randle and the Late Night Scandals and the Jony James Band. Tickets are $12 presale and $15 at the door – find out more at www.plymouthcrossroads.org.
Lockport Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival – Saturday and Sunday, June 28th and 29th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days on Main St. in downtown Lockport (off Rt. 78 – Transit Rd.). Featuring more than 200 arts, crafts and food vendors from around the country. Call 716-940-0554 for more information.
Parkside Community Association’s Garden Tour and Architectural Walk – Sunday, June 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Parkside neighborhood. Pick up garden tour booklets ($8) at Church of the Good Shepherd, 96 Jewett Pkwy. and take an optional narrated walking architecture and history tour ($10) at noon or 2 p.m. Take a quick side trip to Delaware Park’s Lodge for the Buffalo-Style Garden Art Sale (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Find out more at parksidebuffalo.org.
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