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Reds Release Event

Hillebrand Winery wants you to experience the flavor of Valentine’s Day with an exclusive opportunity to taste and buy Showcase 2010 Reds with the assistance of a wine consultant. These include the Showcase Merlot 2007 ‘Carlton Vineyard’ and Showcase Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 ‘Clark Vineyard’, super-premium reds from the finest vintage in Niagara, for you to buy or for anyone else. $10 to taste, no reservations necessary. Call 1.800.582.8412 ext. 2 for details.

Dragon Ritual Drummers

On Feb 12th on Queen Street the Dragon Ritual Drummers will be returning home to where they first originated, Niagara Falls. The group performs unlike any ordinary band at a restaurant or pub, it is a more festival suited interactive display, that will be playing on Friday at the 4555 Cafe & Wine Bar. Although they originated in Niagara Falls, the group has never played here before; but with the downtown’s developing art scheme, it seemed like the right time to return. The group’s inspiration by a mythical ideal of a mystical dragon’s spirit residing within the Falls and their albums telling stories of the serpent. Scoring at the top on MySpace music charts all over North America for particular Afrobeat and Topical. The Dragon Ritual Drummers will be performing two days before valentines, and within this interactive performance, a King and Queen will be chosen from the audience, as this group expresses the spirituality of this festival through music and art.

Days of Wine and Chocolate 2010

Warm up your winter with this match made in heaven! Explore pairings of two of your favourite indulgences – wine and chocolate, as you tour the 22 Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake in February. Each stop will feature a premium VQA wine matched to a decadent chocolate selection, from classic flavours to unexpected surprises. A romantic celebration for two or a great girls’ getaway weekend!  Tour Passes are $30 per person (plus applicable taxes) and can be used any of the four weekends. Passes can be purchased at any of the 22 wineries, online at www.niagaraonthelake.com or by phone through the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce at 905-468-1950.
Price: $30.00

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Niagara Falls Grand Theatre Dinner presents: “Maggie’s Getting Married” by Norm Foster

“In this touching romantic comedy, you’ll join the Duncan family as they prepare for the wedding of their daughter, Maggie. It is the night before the big day, and Maggie’s older sister discovers that she knows the groom a little better than Maggie would like her to.”

Matinees: $65 | Evenings: $75

Show prices include parking, 3-course meal, gratitude, and all applicable taxes.

Red Ribbon Art Show 2010

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On February 5th, the Red Ribbon Art Exhibition and Sale will begin with a fund raiser with Chef Michael Olson and Niagara College Culinary Team. As well as some music played by Jeffery Arthur and his Trio. For just $25 guests will receive a glass of wine, observe the cullinary skills of Michael Olson, and of course browse through some magnificent art work followed by a silent auction.

This event has been organized by The Fort Erie Arts Council, 350 Bertie Street. The event will take place at the following times:

Friday Feb 5 (7:00pm-11:00pm) Saturday Feb 6 (6:00pm-11:00pm) Sunday Feb 7 (12:00pm-4:00pm)

And remember, this year’s theme is green!

Brain Wave! Mind Control the Falls

Toronto tech company InteraXon were thinking up new ways to expose their mind-controlling technology to everyone. One of their ideas was to make a brainwave sensor that feeds off brainwaves to create music, or a heat lamp.

The Ontario government rebutted that idea and suggested this new innovation that would spark tourism.

Visitors at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver will be able to visit The Ontario House and sit in one of these chairs. Thought controlled computing takes the waves off your head, then classifies them into alpha, beta, theta, etc. The machine teaches you how to use these waves to control your thoughts. Once you are ready, you can go live and control the lighting of the Niagara Falls, CN Tower, or Parliament Building, just by the power of your brain.

Coleman Lemieux Compagnie: In Paradisum

Experience a breathtaking play developed by one of Canada’s greatest choreographers, James Kudelka. Bill Coleman & Laurence Lemieux’s trained eleven dancers in Kudelka’s In Paradisum. The mesmerizing dance combined with swirling flexibility and modern classical dance. Dedicater to Kudelka’s mother, the enticing movements that is demanding of raw emotional power. James Kudelka is a prolific artist. Coleman Lemieux Compagnie: In Paradisum will be playing tomorrow at the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, between 7:30-10:00pm, Jan 30th.  Buy your tickets now. more…

Michael Kaeshammer

With the release of his new CD: Days Like These, Jazz star Michael Kaeshammer is on his way on becoming a historical pop star. His standards are wonderful but now he is singing his own song, with an original taste of Jazz meets pop musical gumbo. Trained in Germany and learned to play the piano at 13, Michael has become Canada’s brightest triple-threat. The Kaeshammer Live performance will take place at the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, on Jan 27th between 7:30-10:00pm. more…

Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men is an experience of a lifetime. Boyz II Men are a naturally gifted group with some of the most talented vocals of our era. Best selling R&B group with over 60 million records sold and winner of 4 grammy awards. Enjoy a night of some of their greatest hits released from their new album: Love. The group will be performing live at the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock University, today Jan 20th between 7:30-10:00pm. All tickets are $70. more…

Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors the teams and individuals who have brought recognition and fame to their community and themselves through athletic ability and triumph. The Ceremony will take place at the Niagara Falls Memorial Arena today, Jan 17th between 2:00-4:00pm. 6 Athletes, 2 Teams, and 1 Builder will be added to the Wall of Fame. You can also catch the ceremony on Jan 20th(7:00pm), Jan 23rd(7:30pm), and Jan 24th(6:00pm), which will be aired on TVCOGECO more…

Want to Play Hockey Against the Sabres?

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Red Roof Retreat is offering you the chance to play against retired NHL pros, February 28th, 2010 at Meridian Credit Union Arena in Virgil.  To play all you need to do is bid for one of the 15 spots on the team.  To bid visit http://www.redroofretreat.com/main/hockey

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Rashad Evans Defeats Thiago Silva

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Niagara Falls, New York’s Rashad Evans defeated Thiago Silva in UFC 108 on January 2, 2010.   The 3 round unanimous decision set up Rishad Evans for a possible fight with Quinton Rampage Jackson.

Rashad Evans was a two-time All-State wrestler at Niagara-Wheatfield High School in Sanborn, New York. He was also a two-way player on the school’s football team, playing running back when on offense and safety on defense. He graduated high school and went to attend Niagara County Community College, where he entered the wrestling program and won the National Junior College championship 165 lb (75 kg) in 2000.  He won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in 2008 defeating Forrest Griffin.

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Niagara Falls 2010 Countdowns

New Years Eve countdown to 2010 from the Canadian side featuring fireworks from the Skylon Tower and the Horseshoe Falls:

The following is a video celebrating the 2010 countdown in Niagara Falls USA.  This marks the first year of the Guitar Drop, which promises to be a fun annual event for years to come.

Niagara USA Events – January 2010

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Wine, music, ghosts and a grand ball. These are just a few events planned for January 2010. Be sure to check out these and future events on Niagara USA‘s comprehensive event listing.

Date: Jan 8th, 2010
Free Music Friday 8pm-Midnight every Friday
Live music, no cover charge. Featuring the music of
333 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY
www.hardrock.com/niagarafalls
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Date: Jan 9th, 2010
Twelfth Night Ball 7:00 pm
Old Fort Niagara’s Twelfth Night Ball is an evening of 18th century dancing (instruction provided), live music, refreshments and games. Cost is $40.00 per person. Tickets are by advance sale only.
2 Scott Ave Youngstown, NY 14174
(716) 745-7611
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Lord Stanley’s Cup is Coming to Niagara Falls

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The Stanley Cup will make a short Journey from the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to Niagara Falls Ontario.  You will be able to view and take pictures of the cup at the Rink at the Brink from 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. on December 19th, 2009.  Admission is $5.75 for adults and $4.20 for children.

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Niagara USA Events – December 2009

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Santa arriving in a helicopter, polish kolendy,  wine tasting, parade, horse drawn carriage rides, and rock & roll.  These are just a few events planned for December 2009.  Be sure to check out these and future events on Niagara USA‘s comprehensive event listing.

Dates: Now – Dec 20th, 2009
The NACC’s Exhibits
Garden Gallery showcasing local artists; Main Gallery – The NACC Artists and Friends Exhibit 2009.
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls.
(716) 282-7530 www.thenacc.org

Dates: Dec 4th, 2009
Newfane’s Holiday Light and Parade (5pm)
Get into the spirit of the season at Newfane’s Holiday Light Up and Parade. The parade will start at 5:30pm on Main Street. Santa will be brought in by a horse drawn wagon, along with fire trucks and other floats adorned in lights and holiday colors to complete the parade. Free hot chocolate, spiced cider and cookies for everyone will be at the gazebo. There will be a Holiday Candy Cane Craft Show & Cafe at the United Methodist Church starting at 4pm.
Main Street, Newfane. (716) 778-5273. www.NewfaneBusiness.com

Dates: Dec 4th, 2009
Newfane’s Holiday Light Up & Parade (5:30pm – 8pm)
A lit parade brings Santa Claus in a horse drawn wagon down Main Street. Listen to carolers and musicians at the gazebo while you enjoy a steaming cup of cider or hot chocolate. Work on your holiday shopping by stopping into one of our local shops.
2714 Main Street Newfane
www.newfanebusiness.com

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Cyber Moday Sales

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Keep you eyes open for a serge of internet sales following Black Friday.  Many online retailer try to take advantage of the momentum by offering huge discounts on the weekend and Monday following Black Friday.  This phenomenon  is dubbed Cyber Moday. This event gives Canadians, who did not get a chance to do some cross border shopping, the chance to participate in the savings found in the US.

You will come across retailers who still do not ship to the Canada, but don’t be disappointed.   We have a solution.  You can now have package shipped to a US address and than forwarded to Canada.  I know of two such services. MyUS.com which is being promoted by PayPal, is offering no set-up fee and a discount to 15% to Canadians. The other is Borderlinx which is available to US and UK customers and is offering Canadian Visa Credit Card  customers a 15% discount.

That being said here is a list of online shops that I found on RedFlagDeals.com that service Canadians and will likely have great deals: more…

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Black Friday Sales

Niagara Falls Outlet Mall

Fashion Outlets of Niagara always has great deals that are so cheap you don’t even have to get a cash advance. During Black Friday they are simply crazy.

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is just minutes from the Falls, International Bridges and Casinos. Take I -190 North to Exit 22 south then make a left onto Factory Outlet Boulevard.

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adidas
Midnight Madness Special
Fri, Nov 27
Fri, Nov 27:
Midnight to Closing: Take an Additional 30% Off Entire Purchase
Tis the Season to Score! Midnight to Noon: Hurry in for Buzzer Beater Deals! Visit the adidas store for details
Sat, Nov 28: Buy One Get One 50% Off Of Equal or Lesser Value.Valid through 1/4/10
Aeropostale
Midnight Madness Special
Spend $100 to get a FREE Teddy Bear*
*while supplies last. Subject to change
AK Anne Klein
Midnight Madness Special
Nov 27 -29th
From midnight – 6 am Offer: 50% off one item (not to be combined with any other offer)
Disclaimer: Valid November 27th, 2009 from midnight to 6 am at the AK Anne Klein Outlet in the Fashion Outlets – Niagara only. Offer valid on clearance and regular priced merchandise. Limit one per customer; one time use only. May not be combined with any other coupon or discount offers. Not valid on previous purchases or for the purchase of gift cards. Not redeemable for cash or store credit. Not valid at department stores, independent locations or at anneklein.com. Valid at U.S. locations only. This offer may not be used by JAG associates. See store for details. Register Ringing Instructions: Scan item first, enter [F2], [F2], [F1], [F1], enter corporate coupon code: 1094310099, 50% November 27th – 29th, 2009 from 6 am –close Sale – savings up to 70% off (select styles) – in store promotion – no coupon necessary
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
Midnight Madness Special
Nov 27 -29th
Applebee’s gift cards are everyone’s favorite gift and now through the holidays you’ll receive a $10 bonus card for every $50 in gift cards you buy as our gift to you!
BASS
Midnight Madness Sale Bass Blowout…
Nov 27 -29th
Nov 27-29 EARLY BIRD SAVINGS Shop before 9am Buy 1 Get 2 FREE
All Women’s Boots, All Women’s Sweaters, All Men’s Sweaters, All kid’s Footwear
Nov 27-29 ALL DAY SAVINGS Entire Store 50% off* Plus Take additional 10-40% off selections throughout the store.
*limited Exclusions apply
BCBGMAXAZRIA
Midnight Madness Special
Nov 27 -29th
Take an additional 15% off entire purchase
Bead It
Midnight Madness Special
Nov 27th
50% off select items
Brooks Brothers Factory Store
THANKSGIVING SALE 6 DAYS ONLY
Tuesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 29
SHOP ALL DAY – EVERYDAY AND TAKE 40% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE – EVERYTHING IN THE STORE! SHOP EARLY UNTIL 12:00 NOON Friday November 27 – Saturday, November 28
SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 10% ON YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE.
Calvin Klein
Early-Bird Offers
Fri, Nov 27
Midnight Madness Sale Open to 10am. 20% Off Single Item
Calvin Klein
After-Thanksgiving Sale
11/27/09 – 11/29/09
Entire Store On Sale! 10-50% Off No Exclusions!
Carters
Midnight Madness Special 12:01am to 10:00am
Nov 27 -29th
Get 50% off the entire store during our holiday sale going on now! PLUS our after Thanksgiving specials-get an additional 10% off your entire purchase from midnight to noon on Friday Nov 27thand get your ceramic piggy bank for boys and girls, just $10 with $50 or more purchase. Check carters.com for store hours.
Coach Factory Store
Midnight Madness Special 12:01am to 10:00am
Nov 27th
Extra 10% off Midnight to 10am
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Walden Galleria Black Friday Sales

Walden Galleria Floor Plan: Map

Mall Address: 1 Walden Galleria, Buffalo, NY, 14225

BELOW ARE BLACK FRIDAY SALES FOR 11/27!!!
First 100 shoppers that purchase $50+ will receive a $10 Walden Galleria Gift Card.

Victoria Secret Black Friday Sale!!
DoorBuster:
Sherpa Robe $29.50
Free Runway tote with any $60 purchase, buy one, get one event (bras)
Guy one, get one 50% off on bras!!
5am-11am

Euphoria (an AVEDA Lifestyle Salon & Spa) Black Friday Sale!!
Black Friday ONLY: 6am-9pm
Spend $75 on any Aveda product (excluding gift sets) and receive 8oz. Shampure Shampoo and Conditioner FREE! ($19.00 value)
Receive a $10 gift card to Euphoria Salon & Spa with a purchase of any Holiday Gift Set valued at $40 or more!
Offering mini mani and pedi package for $60! ALL services are 10% off all day!!
Chair Massages $1 per minute ALL DAY! (max. 15 mins)
½ hr. neck and back massage in massage room for $40!