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7 things to do in Western New York this weekend: February 15th - February 17th

Posted at 11:44 AM, Feb 14, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Are you tired of the cold? No worries. We've got some events that will warm you up this weekend.

The Art of the Brick

Chances are you never saw an art exhibit like this.

The Buffalo Museum of Science is getting ready to unveil "The Art of The Brick."

A fabulous, eye-catching and colorful presentation of sculptures and wall hangings--eighty pieces in all--all made from Legos Blocks.

The show runs through May 5th. You can get more info on the museum website.

Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson

This art exhibition celebrates the life of the founder of the Buffalo Bills.

Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson takes explores artwork that the former owner was drawn to. The exhibit is being held at the Albright Knox Museum which is offering free admission to Erie County residents from February 16th to February 23rd.


The inside of the Buffalo Botanical Gardens will be illuminated in a spectacle you have to see for yourself. It's called Lumagination and you can check it out this weekend.

Tickets cost $14 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Visit the Buffalo Botanical Gardens website for more information.

Buffalo Soup-fest

This festival will warm you up on a cold day.

You can sample more than 70 different kinds of soup at this year's Buffalo Soup-fest. Soup-fest runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

It costs $5 to get in. You can find tickets here.

Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament

Organizersexpect around 140 teams of four to seven players to participate in this year's Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament.

Sabres Alumni appearances, live music, games, food, and of course beer, can be expected at the weekend long event.

The pond hockey tournament takes place at Buffalo RiverWorks Friday through Sunday. You can find out more information about the tournament here.

The Mayville Ice Castle Festival

Do yourself a favor and travel down the Thruway to check out The Mayville Ice Castle Festival.

Crews cut blocks of ice out of Chautauqua Lake, attach an ice hook to a lift and deposit the ice blocks on land near where they are building the castle. It takes 900 man hours to build it!

There will also be plenty of activities for the family to enjoy.

You can find out more information here.

Sabres vs Rangers

The Buffalo Sabres are hoping to keep their playoff chances alive. They take on the New York Rangers Friday at KeyBank Center. Puck drops at 7 p.m. You can find tickets here.