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July 2021

Pests of the Honeybee

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Pests of the Honeybee July 8th 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Register Now       Protect Your Honeybees For decades honeybee colonies have been suffering and their numbers decreasing, with commercial honeybee colonies dying at an alarming rate. The reasons for this decline are complex. Workshop Details In this class, we will be looking at some of the factors thought responsible for the weakening of honeybees, with a focus on the Varroa Mite. Cost Registration fee is $20.00.…

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19th Century Cooking Techniques

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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19th Century Cooking Techniques July 10th 11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Register Now   Hands on History: 19th Century Cooking Techniques Are you interested in cooking? Come join our historic foodways interpreters as they teach you the techniques of cooking in our beehive bread oven! Workshop Details Learn about the history of mud ovens and open fire cooking techniques along with the types of yeast used in baking during the 19th century. Participants will experience 19th century baking in a traditional…

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Little Hands on the Farm Camp

July 12 - August 9
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Little Hands on the Farm Camp July 12th – 16th & August 9th – 13th           Little Hands on the Farm Camp This camp was created for ages 3 to 5 years old (pre-kindergarten). Little Hands on the Farm Camp will run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm throughout the week of your chosen session. Two sessions of Little Hands on the Farm Camp will be offered in 2021 July’s Little Hands on the Farm Camp will run…

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Pioneer Day Camp

July 12 - August 9
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Pioneer Day Camp July 12th - 16th & August 9th - 13th   Register Now       Pioneer Day Camp This camp was created for ages 5 (kindergarten) to 10 years old. Pioneer Day Camp will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm throughout the week of your chosen session. Two sessions of Pioneer Day Camp will be offered in 2021 July's Pioneer Day Camp will run from July 12th through July 16th July's registration cut off date is July…

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Historic Skills, Crafts & Trades Camp

July 19 - August 16
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Historic Skills, Crafts and Trades Camp July 19th – 23rd & August 16th – 20th   Register Now       Historic Skills, Crafts and Trades Camp This camp was created for ages 11 to 14 years old. Historic Skills, Crafts and Trades Camp will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm throughout the week of your chosen session. Two sessions of Historic Skills, Crafts and Trades Camp will be offered in 2021 July’s Historic Skills, Crafts and Trades Camp will run from…

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August 2021

Preservation Day

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Preservation Day August 7, 2021   Reserve Tickets Now Members get in free!       Learn about historic preservation at BNHV! Join Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, the Amherst Historic Preservation Commission, and Preservation Buffalo Niagara as we celebrate how historic preservation helps our communities. We have a full slate of events planned, with demonstrations, tours, activities, and more! Join us for this fun and FREE new event, sponsored generously through a grant from the New York State Parks, Recreation,…

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Picnic in the Village

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Picnic in the Village August 28, 2021   Buy Tickets Now Members get in free!       Picnic with us August 28th! Visitors can walk the Historic Village, explore rural heritage craft and living, and enjoy a variety of historic demonstrations along the way. Learn from our interpreters how picnics were enjoyed in the 19th century, catch a presentation on the history of picnic and sport fashions, and enjoy historic foodways demonstrations highlighting authentic 19th century picnic foods. Historic…

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September 2021

Harvesting the Products of the Hive and Winterization

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Harvesting the Products of the Hive and Winterization September 9th 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Register Now     Prepare Your Honeybees for Winter Learn how to collect your harvest from the hive and winterize it for the next year. Workshop Details This class will discuss hive maintenance, feeding your bees, swarms and swarm control, re-queening, and splitting hives. Everything you will need to know to get you through the season. Cost Registration fee is $20.00. Please click here…

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Harvest Festival

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Harvest Festival September 25th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Buy Tickets Now Members get in free!     Celebrate the Fall Season at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village! Our Harvest Festival is a family friendly event that merges educational demonstrations with fun activities. Visitors can talk to our Historic Interpreters and Artisan Demonstrators, discover 19th century harvest traditions, and take part in pie eating contests, corn shucking contests, and hayrides.   Activities There are a range of fun, family-friendly activities…

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October 2021

Ghost Hunt

October 7 - October 8
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Ghost Hunt October 7th & 8th 6:00 to 9:00 pm   Buy Tickets Now       Ghost Hunt Explore BNHV after dark on a hunt for ghostly presence throughout the Museum and Historic Village. Learn about the ghost encounters that have been experienced at our site before exploring five reportedly active locations throughout the campus for yourself. Ghost Hunt groups will gather at the end of the hunt to recount their experiences. Spirit boxes and motion detectors will be…

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