A Well Crafted Weekend - Calendar of Events

Friday October 17th:

5pm: "DIY Eco Inspired Favor Craft" Party

$5 per person

Make your own greenery letter, napkin rings or mobile party favors for your next event. Beverages will be served.                                                                          At Costamanga Design, 618 Main St.

5-9pm "The Well Crafted Happy Hour"

Drink and appetizer specials.                                                                               At the Roycroft Inn Craftsman Lounge, 40 South Grove St.

7pm: "Statement Necklace" Class

$42 per person

Jewelry making class with designer Gretchen Myers from Peg's Hardware.              At the MUSEjar, 17 Elm St.

7pm: "The Supernatural Roycroft" Ghost Walk

$10 per person

Meet in The Roycroft Campus Parking Lot.

7:30pm: Jazz Nite at The Roycroft Inn

Featuring Samuel Tambe and Buffalo City Limits.                                                    At the Roycroft Inn Craftsman Lounge, 40 South Grove St.

Saturday October 18th

9am: "Bricks & Brushes: Amazing Animals- The SPIDER" Class

$30 per person

A youth class where legos meets art in the creation of all things creepy and crawly.  At the MUSEjar, 17 Elm St.

11am-3pm: Rothschild Food Demonstrations

Sample delicious gourmet dips, sauces and jams.                                                   At Vidlers, 676 Main St.

12pm: Film Screening of "Driving Blind"

$10 donation

An inspirational documnetary that shares the story of two brothers faced with a rare genetic disease that causes blindness who decide to take the road trip of a lifetime around the United States. Meet the film maker and learn more about this mission.

At The Aurora Theatre, 673 Main St.

12:30pm: Tour the Tiffany windows

No charge

Guided tour of the Tiffany windows of Baker Memorial church.                               At Baker Memorial church, 345 Main St.

1:00pm: "Java & Jewels"

Explore the beautiful jewelry from the Silpada Jewelry Collection while enjoying free coffee and pastires. Door prizes, fun Fall drinks and more!                           At Taste, 634 Main St.

All Day: Relax with a Polish and Massage

Relax with a chair massage for $5 for 5 minutes or $10 for 15 minutes. Nail polish changes for $7                                                                                                   At Eros Day Spa & Wellness Center, 666 Main St.

5-9pm "The Well Crafted Happy Hour"

Drink and appetizer specials.                                                                               At the Roycroft Inn Craftsman Lounge, 40 South Grove St.

7pm: Haunted Ghost Walk of East Aurora

$10 per person

Meet in The Roycroft Campus Parking Lot.

8:00: "Little Musical Journey: FALLing in Love with Harold Arlen"

$35 per person

Spend an evening with the music of Harold Arlen, one of the most prolific American composers of the 20th century and Buffalo native. Composer of over 500 songs, including "Get Happy", "Let's Fall In Love", "Stormy Weather", "Over the Rainbow" and more. Ticket includes a coffee and dessert bar. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.                                                                               At the Roycroft Power House, 39 South Grove St.

Sunday October 21st

12pm: Film Screening of "Hotel Lafayette: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece"

$10 per person with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the restoration of the Roycroft Campus

This documnetary chronicles the restoration of Buffalo's own Hotel Lafayette. Meet the film maker, the craftsmen and learn more about the endeavor.

At The Aurora Theatre, 673 Main St.

4pm: Little Journeys Lecture Series - Roycroft Artisan Panel

A panel of six Roycroft Renaissance Artisans from a variety of media discuss their art, the resurgence of hand-crafted artwork and the future of the Arts & Crafts movement.                                                                                                          At the Roycroft Chapel, on the corner of Main St. and South Grove St.

All Weekend Long…..

The Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum                                                          The museum contains beautifully bound and illuminated books, furniture, copper work, and other Roycroft memorabilia on permanent display as well as oil paintings by Alex Fournier and leather work by George ScheideMantel. Open 1-4 pm for tours admission of $10 per person. 716.652.4735                                                           At the Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum, 363 Oakwood Ave.

The Millard Fillmore House Museum

Millard Fillmore, the 13th president of the United States, resided in East Aurora from 1826 until 1830. Tour his home including the living room, kitchen, bedrooms, playroom, Victorian library and the carriage barn. You can also stroll through the beautiful period gardens that surround the house. Open 1-4 pm for tours admission of $10 per person. 716.652.4735                                                                          At The Millard Fillmore House Museum, 24 Shearer Ave.

The Roycroft Campus Tours

Take a guided tour of the historic Roycroft Campus.  Learn about the American Arts and Crafts Movement and its founder Elbert Hubbard. Basic 1 hour tours are Saturday 10:30, 12:30 and 2:30 and Sunday at 12:30 and 2:30. And 2 hour In-depth tours are Saturday at 12:00pm and Sunday at 12:00pm. Admission is $15 per person for the Basic Tour and $30 per person for the In-Depth Tour. 716.655.0261.            At the Historic National Landmark Roycroft Campus, 31 South Grove St.

Aurora Players presents "Grease"                                                                 Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:30.                    At the Historic Roycroft Pavilion, Hamlin Park, S. Grove & Prospect. Call for tickets at 716-687-6727

"Craft Your Own Cupcake Masterpiece"

$8 per person includes a beverage. Friday 3-7pm, Saturday 10am-2pm and Sunday 12-4pm.                                                                                                              At Firefly Cupcakes, 700 Main St.

"Tea Cupping and Desserts"

$3 per person

Learn about tea while sampling a selection of teas and desserts. Saturday and Sunday 2-4pm.                                                                                                    At Purrfect Tea and Gift Emporium, 586 Main St.

Artist Dianne Lehmann

At Ashwood Artisans, 673 Main St., upper level