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“WINTER’S FEST EVE” AT BOND HOUSE DEC. 7

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“WINTER’S FEST EVE” AT BOND HOUSE DEC. 7 Join with us Thursday, Dec. 7, as we celebrate “A Winter’s Fest Eve” in Victorian style. We’ll welcome the festive holiday season at the History Center’s Col. William Bond/Jesse Hawley House, 143 Ontario St. in Lockport, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Be our guest to enjoy our Continue Reading

2017 FAMILY NIGHTS

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2017 FAMILY NIGHTS Dec. 19 – “Christmas in the 1950s”  Admission to Family Night is free. A pizza and beverage supper will be available for a nominal donation from 5:30-6:00 p.m., followed by the program. Family Nights are a series of monthly programs and activities specifically designed for families with children ages 5 and up. Continue Reading

OCTOBER SPEAKER AT DISCOVERY CENTER

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OCTOBER SPEAKER AT DISCOVERY CENTER Wednesday, Oct.18 – 2 pm – LOCKPORT’S RELIGIOUS FOUNDATIONS – Kathleen Riley, Ph.D. (at Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St.) “ Lockport’s Religious Foundations” is the topic of professor and author Kathleen L. Riley, Ph.D., speaking at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Riley Continue Reading

OKTOBERFEST OCT. 21 AT CORNELL CO-OP EXT.

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OKTOBERFEST OCT. 21: NEW LOCATION, SAME GREAT FOOD & MUSIC Fall is Oktoberfest time! Join the fun Saturday, Oct. 21, as we celebrate Bavarian food and music to benefit the History Center. This year’s  Oktoberfest will be held at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, between 6-10 p.m. for a great party. We’ll enjoy Donna Continue Reading

COLD SPRINGS CEM. RE-ENACTOR TOUR SEPT. 10

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“CEMETERY TALES” RE-ENACTOR TOUR SEPT. 10 AT COLD SPRINGS CEMETERY The late and legendary return to Lockport for the afternoon as the History Center’s Step Back in Time re-enactors tell “Cemetery Tales,” Sunday, Sept. 10, from 1-3 p.m. in Lockport’s Cold Springs Cemetery, 4849 Cold Springs Road. Now calling this beautiful cemetery their home, four Continue Reading

BOND HOUSE OPENS JUNE 25 WITH 2017 EXHIBIT

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BOND HOUSE NOW OPEN WITH 2017 EXHIBIT Find out about the craft and symbolism of bed coverlets at We Have You Covered, the new exhibit at the History Center’s Col. William Bond-Jesse Hawley House. The exhibit is open most Sundays and Mondays, 1-4 pm, through October. ( PLEASE CALL TO VERIFY DATES & TIMES 434-7433) Continue Reading

SEE PENNEY TRAIL EXHIBITS AT BOTH SITES

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SEE PENNEY TRAIL EXHIBITS AT BOTH SITES Penney Trail Exhibit Begins 7-Museum Journey at Erie Canal Discovery Center Advertisements of the Penney Trail Open at Niagara History Center A two-exhibit extravaganza recognizing the vast collection of the late Dr. Charles Rand Penney is now shown at two sites of Lockport’s Niagara History Center. The Penney Continue Reading

GLENWOOD CEM. RE-ENACTOR TOUR AUG. 27

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“CEMETERY TALES” RE-ENACTOR TOUR AUGUST 27 AT GLENWOOD CEMETERY (Please note change of re-enactors and admission charge for this tour.) They’re gone but not forgotten, and will walk once again in Lockport’s beautiful Glenwood Cemetery to make your acquaintance! Three late Lockportians now calling the cemetery home will revisit this world as the Niagara History Continue Reading

SUMMER HISTORY FOR KIDS IS BACK!

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SUMMER HISTORY FOR KIDS IS BACK!  Summer History for Kids returns this month with all-new adventures! Once again, the History Center of Niagara will offer one-day programs in the summer for children ages 7-12 years old. These sessions will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on four Wednesdays, beginning July 12 and continuing through Continue Reading

TREASURES UNDER THE TENT AUGUST 19

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“TREASURES UNDER THE TENT” IS GALA EVENT AUGUST 19 Discover “Treasures Under the Tent” with Auction Prizes, Fine Food and Beverages IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR TICKETS  – CALL NOW (716) 434-7433! What could be better than the Niagara History Center’s annual Discovery Gala party and auction? We have the answer as our Continue Reading