This section filters information from the calendar and lists those events that have a RECREATIONAL element to it including: Marathons, Fishing Derby's, Hiking Events, Beautification, Tournaments, Dances, Exercising Opportunities, etc.

Recreational Events

  • May 21, 2018 - May 22, 2018

    http://theatreinthemist.org - (716) 745-1241

    Theatre in the Mist will hold auditions for their Fall Musical, “Disney’s Mary Poppins” (Show dates Sept 7—22)

    Looking for: Children, Teens & Adults

    Auditions: 7:00pm - 8:55pm Dance Audition 9:00p –9:30p (Everyone will be called for the dance audition)

    Callbacks will be held on June 2 from 10am to 12pm

    Please come prepared with a show-tune, bring sheet music and be ready to move

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  • May 26, 2018

    https://locksdistricttours.com - (716) 777-4762

    This tour celebrates the people that the Erie Canal depended upon, to become a commercial success. These were the Drivers, Boat Crews and Captains, Longshoremen and the Lock Tenders

    • We will learn their stories
    • We will see how Lockport grew from the canal's banks

     

    A truly fun tour, with quite a few unusual opportunities that no other tour has provided

    • Everyone will have the opportunity to be a worker and laborer and take part in being a member of the Lock Tender Team and actually work the miter gates to open the Flight of Five 1842 Lock Gates
    • We will hike down and walk along the actual Mill Race area that water power was harnessed and captured to run the mills and factories of Lowertown
    • We will be stopping at historical sites of Lockport that still to this day, hold tightly to the history that impacted so greatly on Lockport, the County and the world
    • We will have a photo opportunity to be the statues of the real Lock Tender Tour Tribute Artwork planned to be installed on Locktoberfest this year (2018)

     

    Free parking

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  • June 1, 2018

    www.topamusements.com - (716) 245-9502

    Food trucks, arts and craft vendors, food, music, rock wall, inflatable

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  • June 2, 2018

    https://locksdistricttours.com - (716) 777-4762

    This guided historical bike tour of Uppertown and Historic Lowertown winds its way through iconic and significant sites through the city as well as takes in the Deep Cut, the Historic Industrial District and experiences the towpath where Hoggees and their teams of horses and mules, spent a great portion of their lives pulling and towing the boats of the early Erie Canal. With the completion of the canal and locks in 1825, NYC became the port that connected Europe with the rest of America

    Find out why the Flight of Five and the Erie Canal was compared to the building of the Egyptian Pyramids and considered the engineering marvel of the 19th century

    Learn about the people, places and inventions that played a pivotal role in the growth and development of Lockport

    Free Parking

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  • June 2, 2018

    https://locksdistricttours.com - (716) 777-4762

    This tour celebrates the people that the Erie Canal depended upon, to become a commercial success. These were the Drivers, Boat Crews and Captains, Longshoremen and the Lock Tenders

    • We will learn their stories
    • We will see how Lockport grew from the canal's banks

     

    A truly fun tour, with quite a few unusual opportunities that no other tour has provided

    • Everyone will have the opportunity to be a worker and laborer and take part in being a member of the Lock Tender Team and actually work the miter gates to open the Flight of Five 1842 Lock Gates
    • We will hike down and walk along the actual Mill Race area that water power was harnessed and captured to run the mills and factories of Lowertown
    • We will be stopping at historical sites of Lockport that still to this day, hold tightly to the history that impacted so greatly on Lockport, the County and the world
    • We will have a photo opportunity to be the statues of the real Lock Tender Tour Tribute Artwork planned to be installed on Locktoberfest this year (2018)

     

    Free parking

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  • June 15, 2018

    www.topamusements.com - (716) 245-9502

    Join fellow homeschoolers for an end of year family fun day and cookout with the opportunity to speak with several local businesses who offer homeschooling workshops and lessons. We are also working on bringing several homeschool-based curriculum companies in to answer any questions you may have and give you a chance to check out their curriculum in person

    $22 per family (pre-sale) - $30 (day of)

    • This price includes unlimited access to the inflatables (2 obstacle course, a giant slide and a bounce house) and rock wall and a hot dog, bag of chips and drink per each child
    • This event is rain or shine so there will not be refunds if it rains. The inflatables will still be open for the kids if it rains and vendors will still setup. There are several pavilions on the premises to provide shelter IF rain is an issue.
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  • July 9, 2018

    www.artpark.net - (716) 754-4375

    Instructors:

    • Paschal Frisina III (Academy Co-Director)
    • Toni Dentico (Academy Co-Director, Choreographer)
    • More instructors and guest artists to be added

     

    Artpark Theatre Academy - Students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves into their own theatre community for 4 weeks this summer at Artpark (M-F 9am-4pm) concluding with two Mainstage Theater performances on August 4 & 5

    Show title and info TBA

    Students will gain experience in Musical Theatre arts through a rigorous and exhilarating daily schedule of activities co-directed by Paschal Frisina III and Toni Dentico, featuring instruction by theatre professional counselors and guest artists. Artpark Theatre Academy will provide students a first-hand taste of the professional theatre business and performing at a professional venue. Along with preparing for the production, camp days will be also filled with the following workshops

    Acting, Dancing, Vocals, Set Design, Lighting Design, Costumes, and Promotions

    Participation in the Academy is suitable for children ages 10-18, all levels of experience are accepted.

    Performance dates August 4 & 5

    Spaces are limited, register early

    2018 Artpark Theatre Academy enrollment fee $450.00 Register by February 15 to secure this special price for the full 4-weeks

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  • September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

    www.niagaraceltic.com - (716) 778-5730

    Guests are immersed in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all things Celtic

    • Attractions: Animals, Community Groups, Kid's Corner, Living History
    • Ceilidh Celebration: Concert, Bonfires, Gaelic Libations
    • Celtic College: Cultural Classes and Lectures, Bagpipes, Celtic Poetry, Genealogy
    • Highland Games: Competitions, Athlete Meet & Greet
    • Live Music: In several locations
    • Plus, so much more

     

    Hours:

    • Saturday 10am-10pm
    • Sunday 10am-6pm

     

    Tickets:

    • Adults (13+) Weekend-$25 - Saturday-$20 - Sunday-$14
    • Kids under 12 are free

    Check for early ticket discounts

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  • September 22, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • September 24, 2018 - October 21, 2018

    www.theart247.com - (716) 404-9884

    Artists' create Plein Air works of art On-Location in Lockport's Historic District and along the Erie Canal (Works exhibited at ART247, in November)

    Viewing Hours: Random at artist convenience, visit often

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  • September 29, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 6, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 13, 2018

    www.tonawandasgatewayharbor.com - (716) 695-8520

    Gateway Harbor will be haunted

    Free Admission

    5:30pm - Youth start at the Riviera Theater to get a free Halloween treat bag. Then parade across Webster Street to trick or treat at local merchants

    6pm-8pm - Haunted Gateway Harbor - Treats stations, activities and games on Sweeney Street at the Harbor

    7:30pm - Free Movie (TBA) at the Riviera Theater

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  • October 13, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 20, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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  • October 27, 2018

    www.artcouncil.org - (716) 754-0166

    As the lazy hazy days of summer yield to cool crisp autumn nights. Marble Orchard Ghost Walks showcase Lewiston's rough and tumble frontier past as well as it's gloriously ghost filled present.

    The 90 minute walk will take you back in time with ghost stories, myths and tales of tragedy, crime, mayhem and murder, the grim and ghastly deeds of Lewiston's best and worst

    Bring a flashlight. Rain or shine

    • Adults - $15
    • Children under 12 - $5
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