Weekly Feature

2013-07-04 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 4-sun. 7

Ellicottville Championship Rodeo — The 25th annual IPRA/APRA sanctioned event presented by Gowanda Harley-Davidson and Burt Young Sales Center. Featuring bull riding, cattle roping and all your favorite rodeo events. Competitions: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 4; 7 p.m. Friday, July 5; 7 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at 6319 Sommerville Valley Road, Ellicottville; $. 699-4839, www.ellicottvillerodeo.com

sat. 6

5K Independence Run — The Akron-Newstead Lions and Rotary Clubs have joined together to host the Independence Run, a 5K run or walk, 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, starting in front of the Newstead Public Library, 33 Main St., Akron; $25. 438-6444, www.akronnewsteadrotary.org, www.buffalorunners.com

Chiavetta’s Chicken Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Cleveland Drive Presbyterian Church, 735 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga; $. 634-9216

Garden Railway Exhibit — Brought to you by the Western New York Garden Railway Society, Saturdays, through July 6 in the Arcangel Gallery of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com, www.nfcc.org

sat. 6 & sun. 7

Americana Days — Join the folks of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village for a day full of games, carnival food, farm animals, music and fun, 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6 and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst; $. 689-1440, www.bnhv.org

sun. 7

Dinosaur Barbecue — Now you can enjoy Dinosaur BBQ here in Buffalo for this event that will benefit Life Church’s summer vacation Bible school, noon-3 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Life Church, 4928 Seneca St., West Seneca; $. 675-LIFE, www.lifechurchbuffalo.com

Tri-Five Car Show — 38th annual event will be held, with partial proceeds benefiting the Association for Research of Childhood Cancers (AROCC), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at the Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St, Clarence; $. 634-1149

tues. 9 - fri. 12

Old Home Days — Annual event featuring amusement rides, food, live music, beer tent and more, Tuesday, July 9, through Friday, July 12, at Island Park, located behind Town Hall, 5565 Main St., Williamsville; Free. www.village.williamsville.ny.us/events.html

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