Monday, June 17, 2013

What's Happening in Niagara Falls June 17th - June 23rd

June 18th: REO Speedwagon with Special Guest Nick Moss
This week's Tuesday in the Park at Artpark will feature REO Speedwagon and special guest Nick Moss. REP Speedwagon is an American rock band formed in 1967. Over the course of their career, the band has sold more than 40 million records and has charted thirteen Top 40 hits, including "Keep On Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling". See the band live on Tuesday night at 6:30 pm, gates open at 4:30 pm. General Admission: $10, Priority "Front of Stage" Tickets: $25. Purchase tickets HERE

June 19th: Length of the Gorge Hike
Join Jennifer Pharr Davis, renowned hiker and recipient of the "National Geographic Adventurer of the Year" award, on a hike of the Niagara Gorge trail system. Enjoy taking in some scenic views and learn some of the history along the hike. Jennifer highly values the fact that hiking is for everyone, at every phase of their life, and values what you get from your experience. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.


June 19th: MGMT with opener Kuroma at Artpark
Head over to Artpark this Wednesday to see MGMT, an American psychedelic rock band, perform at 6:30 pm. General Admission is $15 and Priority "Front of Stage" is $25. Gates open at 4:30pm. For more information CLICK HERE.

June 20th: Free Wine Tastings
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute is located on Old Falls Street in the heart of downtown and just steps from the beautiful Niagara Falls. Visit the Wine Boutique at the Culinary Institute on Thursday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm for free wine tastings. For more information CLICK HERE





June 21st: Splash into Summer at the Niagara Aquarium
Enjoy a summer carnival at the Aquarium!  There's an ocean of discovery to experience at the Aquarium of Niagara. More than 1,500 aquatic animals live at the aquarium, representing ecosystems ranging from the Great Lakes to coral reefs. Highlights include over 40 exhibits starring California sea lions, Peruvian penguins, seahorses, sturgeon, and more.

June 22nd & 23rd: Gathering at the Heart of Niagara
Native American Community Services will be holding its welcome to summer celebration on Goat Island at Niagara Falls State Park on June 22nd and 23rd. The free, family-friendly event will be held from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day. Activities will include: Haudenasaunee storytelling by Perry Ground. Ground is a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation who understands the importance of transmitting local knowledge and oral traditions to the next generations. Educating all people on the history, culture, and beliefs of the Iroquois is his life's work. Perry is a teacher and professional storyteller, who has learned many stories as well as storytelling styles. 





June 22nd & 23rd: Lewiston Garden Festival 
Visit the charming village of Lewiston for the 8th annual GardenFest. Vendor booths from area nurseries, landscapers, garden and outdoor suppliers line a portion of Center Street. Enter to win a prize for your favorite potted container of flowers to be judged by the public. Listen to a noted speaker each day. Meander through lovely gardens open to the public in the village area. Bring questions and soil samples to our Master Gardeners and floral experts. Enjoy the charming restaurants and natural beauty of the Lewiston area during your visit. All free. Maps provided at our hospitality booths as you enter the GardenFest.


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