Friday, January 16, 2009

Big Events at the Historical Society


American History Girls' Club
Saturday, January 17 from 10 a.m. - noon

Take part in crafts, activities and a lesson surrounding the "Felicity" American Girl® doll and the year 1774 in America's history. Make quill pens and berry and walnut ink, and tour the museum's Pioneer Gallery exhibit. Enjoy apple butter, Johnny Cakes, apple cider and fruit juice. Admission is $20, which includes all craft materials; call (716) 873-9644 ext. 311 to register.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Event
Sunday, January 18 at 3 p.m.

Join the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier for this 3rd annual event, which is free and open to the public. Reggie Witherspoon, head coach of the University at Buffalo men's basketball team, will be the guest speaker.

Inauguration Day - Free Admission
Tuesday, January 20; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Bring your friends and family members to see our Shaking Hands & Kissing Babies presidential campaign exhibit for free, as we celebrate Barack Obama's historic inauguration!

Rail Barons Model Train Display
Every Saturday and Sunday through March 1, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Rail Barons Model Trains
See 200 feet of HO-gauge track, 100 model buildings from around WNY and a scale Erie Canal lock. Included in museum admission.

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