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June 2020

32nd Annual Lace Seminar

June 6 - June 8
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village hosts The 32nd Annual Lace Seminar June 6th - 8th, 2020   Seminar Offerings The Heritage Village Lace Guild is pleased to announce its 32nd Annual Lace Seminar, June 6th through 8th. On Saturday the public is invited to a morning lecture on Queen Elizabeth’s 1947 wedding gown and veil by award-winning needleworker and historian Gina Maria Kleinmartin, and a day-long Merchants Mall with antique lace, thread, books, and supplies for lacemaking and other needlework.  The Saturday…

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Introduction to Small Scale Hay Making

June 13 - June 14
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents Introduction to Small Scale Hay Making June 13 & 14, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm         Introduction to Small Scale Hay Making This course, instructed by Scott Schotz and Sara Miller, will introduce the hobbyist farmer to small scale hay making. Participants will learn different methods of harvesting and storing hay; ranging from cutting hay with a scythe, storing loose hay in a loft, and baling with a historic hay press.…

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19th Century Cooking Techniques

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents 19th Century Cooking Techniques June 13, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm         19th Century Cooking Techniques  Spend the day beside one of our knowledgeable culinary interpreters. Learn about 19th century ingredients, equipment, methods of cooking, receipts (recipes), and much more. Participants will get an opportunity to cook in both our beehive oven and on our cookstove. Instructed by Barbara Shaughnessy and Aimee Bajorek. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes, cotton/natural fiber clothing,…

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Introduction to Hand Tools

June 27 - June 28
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents Introduction to Hand Tools: Identification, Care, and Use June 27th & 28th, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm       Introduction to Hand Tools This course, instructed by Joe Barberich, builds upon the knowledge gained in Introduction to Woodworking, but that course is not a pre-requisite. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the tools and skills used in woodworking. Participants are invited to bring in their own tools to tune-up or sharpen as…

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July 2020

How to Cut Dovetails & Make A Box

July 11 - July 19
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents How to Cut Dovetails & Make a Box: Intermediate Woodworking July 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm         How to Cut Dovetails & Make a Box This course, instructed by Joe Barberich, will introduce participants to the different types of dovetails and instruct on how to cut them. All tools and materials will be provided, but if you have your own tools you are encouraged to bring…

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August 2020

19th Century Cooking Techniques 

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents 19th Century Cooking Techniques August 8, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm   19th Century Cooking Techniques  Spend the day beside one of our knowledgeable culinary interpreters. Learn about 19th century ingredients, equipment, methods of cooking, receipts (recipes), and much more. Participants will get an opportunity to cook in both our beehive oven and on our cookstove. Instructed by Barbara Shaughnessy and Aimee Bajorek. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes, cotton/natural fiber clothing, and dress for…

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Woodworking for Kids

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents Woodworking for Kids August 8, 2020 9:00 am – 1:00 pm         Woodworking for Kids This course, instructed by Joe Barberich and Sara Miller, introduces children to the various hand tools and simple skills involved with woodworking. The class begins with an introduction to each tool used, and a discussion about how to safely use the tool. Participants will make a simple project to take home with them. Registration  $25 Members, $50…

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Kumihimo Braiding

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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The Weavers’ Guild of Buffalo presents Kumihimo Braiding Saturday, August 8th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm         Learn this traditional Japanese braiding technique.  You will be able to make cording, or a bracelet, or a fine cord on which to hang a pendant.  Your braid may become the straps for a purse or tote bag. Please bring your lunch. Registration fee is $10. Participants must register in advance. Workshop is limited to 20 people. Registration deadline is…

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Picnic in the Village

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents Picnic in the Village August 15th, 2020 10:00 am – 4:00 pm         Picnic in the Village Join us for a delightful picnic in the Village! Bring a basket or bagged lunch from home to enjoy upon our beautifully manicured green nestled within the center of our Historic Village. Guests can bring a blanket from home to spread out or utilize our available picnic benches. Costumed historic interpreters will be out and…

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Visions of Quilting 20/20

August 28 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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The Amherst Quilters Guild presents Visions of Quilting 20/20 Quilt Show August 28th - 30th, 2020         Quilt Show Visions of Quilting 20/20 will feature numerous quilts, wall hangings, and wearables from traditional to modern. Each category is adjudicated and awards are presented. “Vendors Hall” awaits for your quilting needs with many of your favorite shops represented. Basket raffle and our special “Show Quilt Raffle” were designed and made for this event. For more information, please visit…

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