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Oct
17
Sun
Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Exhibition @ Kenan Center House Gallery
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm

Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Fall 2021 Members Exhibition October 17 – November 14, 2021.

  • The NFWS Annual Fall 2021 Members Exhibition of Transparent Watercolor is juried by Pam Wenger and judged for awards by Eileen Sudzina. It will include over 60 pieces. A video of the gallery will be on www.kenancenter.org for your viewing pleasure.
Kenan House Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday, Noon–4 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 2-4pm
Appointment required for all visits. Please call 716-433-2617 to schedule your visit or tour. Masks are required in the gallery. No admission; $5 donation is greatly appreciated.
2021 Gallery Exhibit Sponsors
Grigg Lewis Foundation, Kenan Arts Council, Kenan Quilters’ Guild, M&T Bank, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel F. Ward

COVID Guidelines

We are following the CDC recommendations for COVID guidelines. “If you are fully vaccinated you can resume many activities that you did before the pandemic, but you should wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission to maximize protection from the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others.” The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.

 

 

 

Oct
30
Sat
Kenan Halloween Mask-Querade @ Taylor Theater, Kenan Center
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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COVID Guidelines

All guests at Kenan Center’s Taylor Theater must be fully vaccinated for entry for performances. Patrons are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after their final dose of a Pfizer, Moderna, or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.

COVID Guidelines

We are following the CDC recommendations for COVID guidelines. “If you are fully vaccinated you can resume many activities that you did before the pandemic, but you should wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission to maximize protection from the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others.” The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.

Nov
5
Fri
Quilts at the Kenan 2021 @ Kenan Arena
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm
Presented by Kenan Quilters’ Guild, “Quilts at the Kenan 2021” will be held in the Kenan Arena on November 5 – 7, 2021. Admissions is $5 at the door.

November 5, 6, 7, 2021
10am-5pm Friday & Saturday
11am-4pm Sunday

Kenan Arena
195 Beattie Ave, Lockport

Our 2021 featured artist is Debbie Colaizzi, a local prolific quilter. She will have many to display. More than 200 quilts from local quilters will be hung. Guild members as well as non-members are welcome to enter quilts. There will be a basket and quilt auction and boutique. Vendors, both local and from other areas of the state, will be demonstrating techniques as well as selling their products. We also will highlight our Storybook Quilt project.
  • COVID Guidelines
  • We are following the CDC recommendations for COVID guidelines. “If you are fully vaccinated you can resume many activities that you did before the pandemic, but you should wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission to maximize protection from the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others.” The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.
Nov
20
Sat
40th Annual Holiday Gift Show @ Kenan Arena
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW AT KENAN CENTER

Start your yuletide shopping early at The Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show.  This year marks the 40th year of this annual event.  Handcrafted work in all price ranges by more than 30 juried artisans and designers will herald in the holiday season.  Returning crafters join with new artisans so that the show is always a “bit of the old and a bit of the new.”

Also included is a gourmet goodie booth, gifts from the garden and a quilt raffle.  The gift show always takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving.  This year, the dates are Saturday, November 20th (10AM-5PM); and Sunday, November 21st (11AM-4PM) in the Kenan Center Arena 195 Beattie Avenue, Lockport, NY. Our new location on the Kenan Campus will allow added space for social distancing.

Admission is $5.00.

Be sure to mark your calendar for this not-to-be-missed event.

  • COVID Guidelines
  • We are following the CDC recommendations for COVID guidelines. “If you are fully vaccinated you can resume many activities that you did before the pandemic, but you should wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission to maximize protection from the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others.” The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.
Kenan Christmas Village @ Kenan Center
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm

Kenan Christmas Village in Celebration of Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show 40th Anniversary Weekend – Saturday, November 20 – Sunday, November 21, 2021

During the holidays the Kenan Center offers  thoughtful gifts that not only will bring joy, but will support the Kenan Center.

KAC Holiday Gift Show

Saturday, November 20 at 10AM-5PM and Sunday, November 21 at 11AM-4PM
Kenan Center Arena

Saturday, November 20 at 11AM-3PM
Kenan House

Offered every hour and free for families. Limited availability. Call today to register.

Opening Saturday, November 20th at 10:30AM
Open Until December 15, 2021

Drop your letters off to Santa in front of the Kenan House. Santa will return a personalized note to you direct from the North Pole. NEW this year, drop us an email and one of Santa’s elves will send you a message when they receive your letter!

Saturday, November 20 at 10-5PM in the Taylor Theater Potting Shed. Walk through Santa’s own workshop and enter to win a host of local giveaways. Drawing Dec. 15th.

Walk through the g(art)en Holiday Edition on your way to the north pole in the Kenan Christmas Village.

Saturday, November 20 at 12-2PM in the Kenan Parking Lot. $10 for up to six people. Reservations suggested because of limited spots by calling 433-2617.

Mini Holiday Photoshoots

Saturday, November 20 at 10-4PM in the Kenan House

Sessions include 20 minute Christmas mini session with Stephanie Reynolds Photography. You will have your choice between two different setting in the historic Kenan House. You will receive 15+ photos, print release & digital gallery. $75 due at time of booking. Call today at 433-2617.

Holiday Gift Guide Lane

Saturday, November 20 at 10-5PM outside of the Kenan House. Shop Kenan’s Holiday Gift Guide outside marketplace. 

Dec
4
Sat
Jazz at the Taylor: Mark Filsinger Quintet’s Tidings of Comfort & Jazz @ Taylor Theater, Kenan Center
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm

Spend this holiday season with Jazz at the Taylor on Saturday, December 4!

This December, join Mark Filsinger Quintet’s Tidings of Comfort & Jazz

Mark Filsinger Quintet featuring:
Mark Filsinger – trumpet
Elliot Scozzaro – alto saxophone
Harry Graser – keyboard
Joe Goehle – bass
John Bacon – drums
with special guest, Rebecca Filsinger vocalist.

The quintet will play holiday favorites including “The Christmas Song,” “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve,” and selections from “The Nutcracker Suite.”

Tickets are $15 Kenan Members l $20 Not Yet a Kenan Member.

  • COVID Guidelines
  • All guests at Kenan Center’s Taylor Theater must be fully vaccinated for entry for performances. Patrons are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after their final dose of a Pfizer, Moderna, or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.
Jazz at the Taylor: Mark Filsinger Quintet Tidings of Comfort & Jazz @ Kenan Center Gardens
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Spend this holiday season with Jazz at the Taylor on Saturday, December 4!

This December, join Mark Filsinger Quintet’s Tidings of Comfort & Jazz

Mark Filsinger Quintet featuring:
Mark Filsinger – trumpet
Elliot Scozzaro – alto saxophone
Harry Graser – keyboard
Joe Goehle – bass
John Bacon – drums
with special guest, Rebecca Filsinger vocalist.

The quintet will play holiday favorites including “The Christmas Song,” “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve,” and selections from “The Nutcracker Suite.”

Tickets are $15 Kenan Members l $20 Not Yet a Kenan Member.

  • COVID Guidelines
  • All guests at Kenan Center’s Taylor Theater must be fully vaccinated for entry for performances. Patrons are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after their final dose of a Pfizer, Moderna, or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The Kenan Center is requiring all people to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, when inside campus wide. For more information of CDC guidelines, click here.

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Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.