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7 things to do this weekend in WNY: September 6 - September 8

Posted at 2:30 PM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 14:31:00-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — If you're looking for something fun to do with the kids after their first week of school, check some of these events out!

Music is Art Festival
Robby Takac's celebration of local musicians returns on Saturday to Riverworks and River Fest Park. The festival features more than 800 musicians and dozens of DJs, and it's all free to attend. Music starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 2 a.m.

South Buffalo Irish Festival
This one-day festival is happening from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Cazenovia Park, with live Irish music and Irish dancers.

Niagara County Peach Festival
The Peach Festival started Thursday evening in Lewiston. You can check it out Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Academy Park. There are rides, games, music and peach-themed food available every day. A parade is scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m.

Canalside Boardwalk Bash
This is the end-of-season bash for Canalside, with food, vendors and live music. The bash starts Sunday at 10 a.m. You can also check out some free fitness classes throughout the day.

Buffalo Sabres Prospects Challenge
Before the Bills start their regular season on Sunday, you can check out some future Sabres stars on the ice at HarborCenter. The Sabres prospects have games against New Jersey on Friday, Boston on Saturday, and Pittsburgh on Monday.

Tunnels to Towers 5k Run and Walk
The 5k starts Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at Bellevue Fire Department in Cheektowaga, in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Proceeds go to the Tunnels 2 Towers Foundation, helping families of fallen first responders.

Buffalo Central Terminal Train Show
The train show returns this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show features model and toy trains, historical displays, and more for train buffs and toy collectors. Admission is $5 for adults (good for both days), and kids under 12 get in for free.