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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

Dates: Dec 4th, 2009
Free Music Friday (8pm)
Live music, no cover charge. Featuring the music of Bleeding Hearts Band.
333 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY
www.hardrock.com/niagarafalls

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009 – Dec 6th, 2009
Christmas in the Village & Tour of Historic Homes
Santa parade, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers and more. Tour Lewiston’s historic homes 10am-5pm.
Center Street in Lewiston.
(716) 754- 9500. www.northofthefalls.com

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009 – Dec 6th, 2009
Santa & His Reindeer (11am-4pm)
An annual tradition. Santa and one of his elves and their live reindeer welcome children to visit with them in our rare 1949 20-ton red caboose, where each child receives a special gift packet. It’s all free! No camera, no worry – we will take your photograph and you can obtain it that same evening from our website. There is no cost to see Santa, his elf, and his reindeer, and no cost for the photograph! The Holidays are about giving – and we take that seriously.
Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart, 3366 Union Rd., Cheektowaga.
(716) 681-1666. www.niagarahobby.com

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009 – Dec 6th, 2009
Niagara Wine Trail: Holiday Happenings
Saturdays 10am-6pm, Sundays 12pm-6pm Celebrate the Season! Collect a different ornament at each winery on the trail to complete your set. Tickets include wine tasting at each winery, a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery and an ornament (one ornament/couple, while supplies last) at each winery.
www.niagarawinetrail.org

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009 – Dec 6th, 2009
Tour of Homes (10am – 5pm)
See Lewiston’s finest homes dressed for the holidays at the Christmas Tour of Homes hosted by the Historical Association of Lewiston. Tickets are $25 and include a dessert tasting reception and poinsettia cocktail in the village where the cocktail was first invented. Stay and enjoy the annual Christmas Walk in the Village and a Holiday Jewelry Show!!
For tickets and more information visit
www.lewistonhometour.com or call 716-754-4214

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009
Winter Walk in the Gateway Cities (7pm)
A Polish Christmas presented by the Polish Heritage Dancers. Including a performance by the Polish Heritage Dancers, a kolendy sing along with English and Polish carols, and a talk on Polish Christmas traditions. Swiaty Mikokaj, the Polish version of St. Nicholas, is expected to make a visit.
North Tonawanda History Museum
54 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
www.nthistorymuseum.org (716) 213-0554

Dates: Dec 5th, 2009
Santa’s Arrival by Helicopter (11:30am)
Free! Watch as Santa arrives in Academy Park, Lewiston NY on Saturday, December 5th at 11:30am by helicopter! Follow Santa in the processional down Center Street where he will then greet children during the Historic Christmas Walk. Free Carriage Rides from 11am – 4pm Saturday and Sunday, December 5th and 6th.
Academy Park, Center Street Lewiston, NY
www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com

Dates: Dec 6th, 2009
Holiday Auction and Open House (1:30 – 4pm)
Visit the Fort, sample holiday refreshments, enjoy traditional entertainment and bid on unique items in our historical auction.
Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown. (716) 745- 7611. www.oldfortniagara.org

Dates: Dec 11th, 2009
Free Music Friday (8pm- 11:59pm)
Live music, no cover charge. Featuring the music of the Steve Johnson Band.
333 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY
www.hardrock.com/niagarafalls

Dates: Dec 12th, 2009
Deck the Halls (10am-4pm)
New York Power Authority – Niagara Power Project’s Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. 716.286.6661.
www.nypa.gov

Dates: Dec 12th, 2009 – Dec 13th, 2009
Santa & His Reindeer (11am – 4pm)
An annual tradition. Santa and one of his elves and their live reindeer welcome children to visit with them in our rare 1949 20-ton red caboose, where each child receives a special gift packet. It’s all free! No camera, no worry – we will take your photograph and you can obtain it that same evening from our website. There is no cost to see Santa, his elf, and his reindeer, and no cost for the photograph! The Holidays are about giving – and we take that seriously.
Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart, 3366 Union Rd., Cheektowaga.
(716) 681-1666. www.niagarahobby.com

Dates: Dec 12th, 2009 – Dec 13th, 2009
Niagara Wine Trail: Holiday Happenings (Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 12pm-6pm)
Celebrate the Season! Collect a different ornament at each winery on the trail to complete your set. Tickets include wine tasting at each winery, a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery and an ornament (one ornament/couple, while supplies last) at each winery.
www.niagarawinetrail.org

Dates: Dec 16th, 2009
“A Classic Irish Christmas” (7:30pm)
Concert featuring Andy Cooney. Andy has worked with a number of Country Music’s finest including The Oak Ridge Boys, The Statlers, Larry Gatlin, Charlie Daniels and Crystal Gayle.
Historic Palace Theatre
2 East Avenue, Lockport
(716) 438-1130 www.lockportpalacetheatre.com

Dates: Dec 18th, 2009 – Dec 19th, 2009
The Castle by Candlelight
See the Firing of the Christmas Guns, meet historical characters and enjoy traditional decoration in the French Castle.
Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown. (716) 745-7611. www.oldfortniagara.org

Dates: Dec 18th, 2009
Free Music Friday (8pm – 11:59pm)
Live music, no cover charge. Featuring the music of 13 Moons
333 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY
www.hardrock.com/niagarafalls

Dates: Dec 18th, 2009
A German Christmas (7pm)
Presented by the Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York.
North Tonawanda History Museum
54 Webster Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
www.nthistorymuseum.org (716) 213-0554

Dates: Dec 19th, 2009 – Dec 20th, 2009
Santa & His Reindeer (11am – 4pm)
An annual tradition. Santa and one of his elves and their live reindeer welcome children to visit with them in our rare 1949 20-ton red caboose, where each child receives a special gift packet. It’s all free! No camera, no worry – we will take your photograph and you can obtain it that same evening from our website. There is no cost to see Santa, his elf, and his reindeer, and no cost for the photograph! The Holidays are about giving – and we take that seriously.
Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart, 3366 Union Rd., Cheektowaga.
(716) 681-1666. www.niagarahobby.com

Dates: Dec 31st, 2009
New Years Eve at the Hard Rock
Live Music.
333 Prospect Street Niagara Falls, NY
www.hardrock.com/niagarafalls

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  1. Nelia says:

    That’s great! So many events! Keep us updated!

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