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2018-03-07 / Local News

Amherst Bicentennial Events

The following is a listing of bicentennial-themed events, some of which will be held at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst:

• Now through Saturday, March 10: Williamsville School District art show at BNHV

• March 24-25: Maple Weekend at BNHV

• April 5: Bicentennial anniversary reception at BNHV

• April 14: Opening ceremony for the Whisker Club (site to be announced)

• April 15: Amherst Symphony Orchestra Bicentennial Concert at Amherst Middle School

• May 5: Swormville Walking Tour

• May 5: Bicentennial Interclub Luncheon, hosted by the BNHV

• May 10: Open house at BNHV (Amherst Free Day)

• May 28: Memorial Day Parade on Main Street, Williamsville

• June 2: Village of Williamsville Walking Tour

• June 3: German Sommerfest at BNHV

• June 7: Founder’s Day at BNHV

• June 14: Flag Day celebrations at various schools

• July 4: Town of Amherst July 4th celebration at UB Amherst Campus

• July 7: Snyder Walking Tour

• July 10: Old Home Days Bicentennial Parade on Main Street, Williamsville

• Aug. 4: Williamsville Cemetery Walking Tour

• Aug. 18-19: Scottish Festival at BNHV

• Sept. 8: Bicentennial Gala at UB Center for the Arts

• Sept. 22: 5K Run in the Country at BNHV

• Oct. 19-20: Halloween Trick or Treat at BNHV

• October 2018: Whisker Club closing ceremony (site to be announced)

• Dec. 1: Holiday Tea at BNHV

• Dec. 2: Breakfast with Santa at BNHV

• Dec. 8: Taste of Christmas at BNHV

• Dec. 17: Closing ceremony at the Amherst Municipal Building, 5583 Main St., Williamsville.

The Bicentennial Committee is also encouraging the public to visit the celebration’s website, amherst200.wordpress.com, where any updates to the event list will be posted as they become available.

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