M&T Third Friday and Party on the Portico – Friday, June 20th at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Ct. in Buffalo. On the third Friday of every month, admission to the Buffalo History Museum, Resource Center, and select events are free for everyone. Once a month during the summer, the Museum hosts happy hour on the portico and steps, featuring music, snacks, cash bar and tours; cost for this 21-and-over event, scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., is $5 for Museum members, $10 for non-members. On the schedule for June: the George Caldwell Sextet. Find out more at buffalohistory.org.
Star Lights – Saturday, June 21st from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Pkwy. in Buffalo. The Museum’s annual fundraiser focuses on astronomy-related activities in addition to food and wine samplings; this year, visitors will also have the opportunity to check out the Mummies of the World exhibit. General admission tickets are $40 per person (members save $5) – get more information and tickets at www.sciencebuff.org.
National Garden Festival – June 21st through August 2nd throughout the Buffalo-Niagara region. The six-week garden party will include special events, garden-related bus tours, garden walks, a garden art sale and more. Get the complete schedule for this year’s event at nationalgardenfestival.com.
Roycroft Summer Arts and Crafts Festival – Saturday and Sunday, June 28th and 29th at Parkdale Elementary School on Girard Ave. in East Aurora. Get more information about this juried arts and crafts festival at ralaweb.com.
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