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July 2015
$25

School of the Civil War Soldier

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Civil War reenacting is a great way to learn about history first hand. Thousands of people engage in this hobby each year and with the Camp of Instruction organized by the American Army, reenactors representing the 34th North Carolina (Confederate) and the 64th New York (Union) Civil War regiments are ready to recruit you! During this day camp event, unit commanders will instruct young soldiers aged 8 – 14 in the structure, skills and  customs of the military during the Civil War.…

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$15 per dinner

Pig Roast Farmstead Benefit

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Join us for some good ole family fun in our historic village to help raise funds for our new barn! Serving: BBQ Pork, Sides, Roll, Beer, Pop, Wine. Kosher items include: Hotdogs, Side Salads. Basket raffle and split club, so bring that cash! Stop by, order your dinner and bid on a couple raffles while you wait. Or, stay for a while and enjoy some demonstrations! Friday, July 17th, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Dine-in or Take-out (dinner includes: meat, roll, two sides).…

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Quarterly Book Club

July 23 @ 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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$100 non-members, $80 members

Exploring the Past: Pioneer Day Camp

July 28 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Unplug, reconnect and experience pioneer life. This four day summer camp is a fully immersive historical experience! Children will experience the daily lives of kids from the 1800s. They will tend to crops, learn how to spin and weave wool, play with historic toys, spend a day in our one room school house, and much more! Call today to make your reservation. This day camp will run from 9:00am to 4pm. Drop off and pick up between 8:30am and 5:30pm. Please…

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August 2015
FREE

Niagara Wireless Association Antique Radio Swap Meet

August 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Niagara Frontier Wireless Association will be holding its annual Antique Radio Swap Meet at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village! Radios, dating from the 1920s through the 1960s, will be offered for sale as well as a wide selection of vintage electronics, tube amps, phonographs, speakers, advertising and assorted parts. For more information about the NFWA, visit http://www.nfwa.net/.    

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$35

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Historic Paper Marbling

August 1 @ 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 John Charles Bielik – artisan, instructor and historic trades preservationist. This workshop is intended to be an introduction to the Turkish style of paper marbling. This variety of paper marbling is different from most marbling done in the world today. Historically appropriate materials and techniques of the paper marbler will be the foundation of this class. Instruction will include discussion and application of basic tools, materials and techniques. Please wear clothing and shoes that can become stained with…

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FREE

Scottish Festival Kick-Off Ceilidh

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stockman’s Tavern,
9870 Transit Road
Swormville, NY United States
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Join us for the Scottish Festival Kick-Off Ceilidh held at Stockman’s Tavern at 9870 Transit Road in Swormville, featuring live music, Celtic-themed fare and raffles.  There is no cost to attend the Ceilidh!  Visit our official event facebook page at www.facebook.com/scottishfestival or at bnhv.org/scottish for more information!        

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$10 adults, children 12 and under are FREE!

31st Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village,
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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BNHV’s 31st Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival, Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans will be held on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 from 11AM-6PM with a Ceilidh pre-party on Friday, August 14th, 2015 from5PM-10PM.  The Ceilidh will be held at Stockman’s Tavern 9870 Transit Road in Swormville and feature live music, Celtic-themed fare and raffles.  There is no cost to attend the Ceilidh!  The 31st Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival will feature Scottish fare and beer, bag piping, clan row,…

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September 2015
$6 adults, $4 seniors/military, $2 children, FREE for members

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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