Spring is in the Air

One of the great things about living in Western New York is celebrating the change of seasons. After the winter we’ve just seen, the arrival of spring is a reason to revel. This week brings several ways to shake off the winter blues and get ready for warmer weather.

Wednesday, March 19th-Kev Rowe performs at Landmark
Local musician, Kev Rowe, will be performing at the Landmark Restaurant from 6 pm – 8 pm. Rowe is a singer-songwriter who also performs in local band Big Leg Emma. Visit the Landmark’s Facebook page to take a glance at their menu. 

Thursday, March 20th-Documentary Screening at JCC
The film “Growing Cities” explores the idea of urban farming and the many shapes it takes throughout the U.S. Before the screening, Lilah Zautner, of the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation and Cuyahoga Land Bank, will be leading a discussion about how cities can best use vacant, abandoned, and unloved properties to revitalize communities. Click here for more information.

Friday, March 21st and Saturday March 22nd-Media One Home and Recreation Expo
This two-day event has changed locations from the Chautauqua Mall to the Jamestown Gateway Train Station in downtown Jamestown. Over 40 vendors will be on display offering giveaways and discounts providing you with a kick-start to spring home improvements. Go to Media One’s Web site for more information.

Saturday, March 22nd-Grow Jamestown Garden Fair
Back for a third year, the Grow Jamestown Garden Fair brings together businesses, community organizations, and educational opportunities for a day sure to get you ready for spring.  This free event runs from 10 am to 4 pm. Visit GrowJamestown.com for more information.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The times of the Grow Jamestown Garden Fair and the Media One Home and Recreation Expo overlap on Saturday and will take place one block from each other. This is a great opportunity to come downtown and visit two great events in one trip. ]

Saturday, March 22nd-Alex Kates at The Q
Local blues and folk musician Alex Kates performs at The Q this Saturday. Kates has honed his craft by travelling with his guitar around the country for over 25 years. Enjoy the varied sounds of this road warrior in his hometown.  Click here for more information.