The Our Lady of Charity Parish Summerfest will take place on Thu., July 23 through Sat., July 25 at St. Ambrose Church, located at 65 Ridgewood Road, Buffalo. The annual event benefits the entire parish, which includes the former parishes of St. Ambrose, Holy Family and St. Agatha's.
Events kick off Thursday at 5 p.m. with a Classic Car Show. Registration forms are available at the church entrances and the rectory or on the parish website. Pre-registration ends Wed., July 22 at noon. Lloyd's Taco Truck will be on site from 5-8 p.m. a DJ will be playing music from the '50s and '60s until 9 p.m.
On Friday, a fish fry dinner, catered by BW's Catering, will be available from 4-7 p.m. ($10 presale, $12 day of). Crash Cadillac will perform live from 7-11 p.m.
Saturday will get off to an early start with a craft show that runs from noon to 6 p.m. a bounce house and other games suitable for children will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. Peaceful Dove and Pirate Dreams will offer live music throughout the day. Chiavetta's chicken dinner will be served from 4-7 ($10 pre-sale/ $12 day of).
Other food and beverage options during the weekend include hot dogs, hamburgers, fried bologna, corn on the cob, Italian sausage, French fries and roast beef, soft drinks and beverages from the beer/wine tent.
Summerfest will also offer raffles, prizes and fun all weekend. One of the largest theme basket raffles around, with over 200 baskets, will be held throughout the weekend. There will also be pull tab games, a mystery treasure chest raffle, basket of cheer raffle and a grand prize raffle (5 prizes) featuring an LG 65" LED HD TV; 2-night stay in Ellicotville, $250 to Shea's Buffalo, $200 to Home Depot and $200 to Best Buy. Drawing will be held Sat night.
Raffle and dinner tickets are available after all weekend Masses and also through St. Ambrose at 716-822-5962.
For more information, contact Tom Burns at 716-535-0693 or firstname.lastname@example.org.