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March 2021

Maple Celebration

March 27 - March 28
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Maple Celebration March 27th & 28th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Purchase Your Tickets Online Now!         Join us as we celebrate the Maple Season! Join us for a weekend of demonstrations, history, and fun as we celebrate the Maple Season! Visitors can walk along the Maple History Trail, observe maple tree tapping demonstrations, watch as sap is turned into maple syrup, and enjoy blacksmithing, weaving, and historic cooking demonstrations.   COVID Safety Regulations All visitors will be…

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May 2021

Opening Day

May 1
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Opening Day May 1, 2021             Celebrate the season open with us May 1st! Visitors can walk the Historic Village, explore rural heritage craft and living, and enjoy a variety of historic demonstrations along the way, such as blacksmithing, fiber arts, historic foodways, and more. Learn from our interpreters how spring was welcomed in the 19th century. Four new exhibits will also be unveiled in our Exhibit Building.   General Admission rates apply.

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An Introduction to Raising Backyard Chickens

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Introduction to Raising Backyard Chickens May 8th 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm           Learn How to Raise Chickens Chickens have a lot of personality and are extremely fun to raise. So whether you love the idea of a self-sufficient pet, want to opt-out of the factory-farming system, or just can't resist those adorable, fluffy chicks, there are a lot of great reasons to raise chickens.   Workshop Details Join us as we give you an introduction…

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Introduction to Beekeeping

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Introduction to Beekeeping May 13th 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm           Learn About Beekeeping Bees are essential for pollinating plants and crops which in turn provides us with food. Around the world honeybees are on the decline, so keeping bees is crucial to help increase the bee population.   Workshop Details Discussion topics include: honeybee caste system, beekeeping equipment, setting up an apiary, and purchasing/installing your bees.   Experience Level  If you are interested in becoming…

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Fiber Arts Day

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Fiber Arts Day May 29, 2021               Celebrate fiber with us May 29th! Visitors can walk the Historic Village, explore rural heritage craft and living, and enjoy a variety of historic demonstrations along the way celebrating all things fiber arts. Learn from our interpreters how natural fibers were processed, dyed, and used in the 19th century. The Weavers Guild of Buffalo will present a variety of fiber crafts. A member of the Amherst Quilters'…

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June 2021

Working With Your Bees & Growing Your Colony

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Working With Your Bees & Growing Your Colony June 10th 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm           Beekeeping Basics  Learn how to properly handle and care for your bees to expand your hive.   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 to register.

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July 2021

Independence Day Celebration

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Independence Day Celebration July 3, 2021               Celebrate Independence Day with us July 3rd! Visitors can walk the Historic Village, explore rural heritage craft and living, and enjoy a variety of historic demonstrations, games, and crafts along the way. Learn from our interpreters how America's Independence was celebrated in the 19th century. The Amherst Quilters Guild will present patriotic quilt blocks and the Papercrafters Guild will lead children in a patriotic take home craft.…

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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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