This week at

This week at Canalside there are 21 events – and most of them are free to the public! The final two Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor shows take place this weekend. Alice Cooper brings his special brand of fun to Canalside on Friday, August 26, and Buffalo favorite Great Big Sea will be on hand Saturday, August 27 for a show featuring their distinctive Celtic/Rock blend. Tickets are still available for both shows, call 716-856-3150. Sunday, August 28 is a history lover’s delight – there are opportunities to rub elbows with DeWitt Clinton, Joseph Hodge and Erie Canal Sal. That evening you can enjoy a serenade from the Hutchinson Family Revival as they sing selections from “The American Songbook.” Buffalo Urban Outdoor Education (BUOE) is offering a unique opportunity for families to learn about the science and ecology of the Great Lakes this Friday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children. Exercise classes, from yoga to Zumba will help you to stay in shape, and Tifft Nature Preserve/The Buffalo Museum of Science offers free family programming on Monday afternoon.

Friday, August 26 Buffalo Urban Outdoor Education Family Lake Exploration Program Your young sailor-scientists will raise sail, steer the ship, navigate and explore a series of interactive Great Lakes science learning activities on the ship! Live animals, dissections, microscopes, nets and more! Perfect for age 6+! Pre-registration is required - call 796-8393 Canalside: Spirit of Buffalo 10 to 11:30 a.m. Adults $12 / Kids $6 (cash/check only) Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor presented by M&T Bank Featuring: Alice Cooper, with special guest Anvil Canalside: Main stage For ticket information call 716-856-3150. 6 to 11 p.m. Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour Canalside: Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side Noon to 1 p.m. – Free Saturday, August 27 Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor presented by M&T Bank Featuring: Great Big Sea, with special guest Martin Sexton Canalside: Main stage For ticket information call 716-856-3150. 6 to 11 p.m. Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour Canalside: Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side Noon to 1 p.m. – Free Sunday, August 28 Beginner’s Yoga Canalside: Central lawn 10 to 11 a.m. – Free Intermediate Yoga Canalside: Central lawn 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm – Free Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour Canalside: Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side Noon to 1 p.m. – Free

Yogalates Canalside: Central lawn 1 to 2 p.m. – Free Boat Ride with Buffalo Maritime Center aboard the White Elektra or OK Clark Canalside: Commercial Slip (First come–first served with no reservations accepted.) Weather Permitting – Free 2:00 p.m. MusicalFare Theatre presents DeWitt Clinton Canalside: Historic Ruins 1 to 5 p.m. – Free Hodge’s Frontier Trading Post Joseph Hodge and his Native American wife will be glad for your company at his log cabin tavern and trading post for a trip back in time. Canalside: Historic Ruins 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. - Free American History Song Book, performed by the Hutchinson Family Revival Canalside: Central Wharf 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm – Free Erie Canal Sal, performed by Gretchen Murray Sepik The Story of Sal McMurray – an Irish cook aboard a packet boat in 1840 Canalside: Central Wharf 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. – Free Monday, August 29 Science Outdoors with Tifft Nature Preserve Learn more about the rich biodiversity of WNY and how everything connects. Canalside: Central lawn 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Free Zumba on the Waterfront Canalside: Central Wharf 6 to 7 p.m. – Free Tuesday, August 30 Yogalates Canalside: Central lawn 6 to 7 p.m. – Free

Wednesday, August 31 Boat Ride with Buffalo Maritime Center aboard the White Elektra or OK Clark Canalside: Commercial Slip (First come–first served with no reservations accepted.) Weather Permitting 5 p.m. - Free Jack Civiletto Sings Sinatra, concert aboard USS Little Rock Buffalo Naval & Military Park 7 to 9 p.m. – Free Sunset Yoga Canalside: Central lawn 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Free Thursday, September 1 23 SkiDoo, a strolling musical act featuring swinging oldies, Bourbon Street style Canalside: Central Wharf 6 to 9 p.m. – Free