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September 2015
$6

Special Lecture: Historic Woodworking and Timberframing

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Scott Schotz, Historic Buildings and Grounds Manager at BNHV, will be presenting a special lecture in the Village about historic woodworking and timberframing. He will be demonstrating using 19th century tools and techniques. This will be a lively lecture as Scott will be working on a project before your very eyes! Funding for this program provided by: Erie County

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$20

Behind-the-Scenes: Historic Homes vs. Modern Counterparts

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Join us in welcoming Peter Trieb, historic preservation consultant, who offers a full range of historic preservation services for the owners of old and historic homes, and the caretakers of museum, religious, municipal, commercial, and institutional buildings. Do you live in a historic home? Are you considering investing in one or are you in the midst of renovating? You won’t want to miss this tour highlighting what makes historic homes distinctive and different from modern structures. Learn about historic building techniques and…

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Run in the Country

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Adoption STAR and Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (BNHV) are co-sponsoring the 4th Annual 5K Run in the Country on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 starting at 9am.  In addition to the race, there will be a Kid’s Fun Run on the grounds starting at 10am, followed by a post-race celebration at BNHV where music, food, beer and water will be provided.  All proceeds will be split evenly between Adoption STAR and BNHV. As two Western New York-based non-profit (501c3) organizations, Adoption…

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Free

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Join us for Smithsonian Day Live on Saturday, September 26th from 12:00pm to 4:30pm. Admission to the museum is free for all with a pass from the Smithsonian. To get your free pass, click here.

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October 2015
$6

Buffalo Brewing by Ethan Cox

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Ethan Cox, co-author of Buffalo Beer: a History of Brewing in the Nickel City, will present a lecture based on the book and will be present for a book signing afterwards. In Buffalo Beer: a History of Brewing in the Nickel City, authored by Ethan Cox and Mike Rizzo, the rich history of brewing in Buffalo is explored. By the middle of the 1800’s, beer brewing in Buffalo was thriving. Though many of these original breweries struggled through the Prohibition Era, a new wave of craft…

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$30

Victorian Seance Series

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - October 25 @ 12:00 am
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Join us at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village for a night of frights as we celebrate Halloween with a Victorian Séance Series. These programs are being designed especially for BNHV by Joel Dombrowski of www.BuffaloHistoryTours.com.  For four nights in October we will be learning about how Spiritualism impacted our community in the 19th century. Each evening will include a guest medium and you will have an opportunity to be included in a 19th century-style séance. Space is very limited, so please, give…

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Halloween Trick or Treat

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - October 24 @ 9:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Friday October 23rd, 2015, 5:00pm-9:00pm Saturday October 24th, 2015, 4:00pm-9:00pm A family favorite! Join us for a ghostly good time at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village for the annual Trick-or-Treat!  This outdoor event invites children and their parents to Trick-or-Treat through our historic village while meeting some interesting characters!  Everyone is encouraged to come in costume for the gently-spooky night and while the evening is geared toward children aged 3 to 12, all ages are welcome.  The event will take place…

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Quarterly Book Club

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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BNHV will be hosting a quarterly book club! Join us as we snack and chat about the chosen book of the month. Topics will span 19th century historical fiction – come along with us on our literary journey! The book club will host an introductory meeting on January 22nd where three book options will be offered and voted on. The books include: Museum of Human Beings by Colin Sargent (focused on Sacagawea and Early Nineteenth Century American History), Snow Mountain…

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November 2015
$6

Hair-itage: 19th Century Hairstyles and Accessories

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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BNHV’s own Curator and Education Coordinator will be delving into the history of hair in this two part special lecture. Learn about popular 19th century hairstyles and practices as well as some outrageous fads of the era. Enjoy photos from BNHV’s archives and some special artifacts from the collection. Funding for this program provided by: Erie County      

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December 2015
$15

Countryside Christmas Tours

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Join us for the third installment of our Countryside Christmas Tours, a festive glimpse into a 19th century Christmas. Visitors will be guided through the Village to different stops along the grounds to admire the decorations and interact with the villagers as they go about their Christmas festivities. There is a strong focus on 19th century German traditions as they pertain to many of the earliest inhabitants of this area. Each tour is approximately an hour and a half long.…

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