Greater East Aurora Chamber preparing for 2nd annual Taste of East Auroraby jmaloni
East Aurora will play host to the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce's 2nd annual Taste of East Aurora on Saturday, Sept. 14. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street, between Olean Road and Riley streets, will come alive with wonderful taste tempting samples of the finest cuisine available in the greater East Aurora area.
"We are pleased to be involved with the Bosom Buddies Walk on the same day for their 19th annual walk in East Aurora," Taste organizers said. "We are partnering with Roswell Park to assist in promoting this important fundraiser that will be headquartered at the Healthy Zone Aurora Ice Rink. They are also working with the chamber to encourage their participants to patronize the Taste of East Aurora."
Participants can register for the walk at 8:30 a.m. The walk starts at 9:30 a.m. and finishes up at 11 a.m. with a post-party auction. For more information on registration, forms are available at the Greater East Aurora Chamber Office, 652 Main St., East Aurora, or at www.BosomBuddiesWalk.org.
More than 20 participating restaurants are on board for the Taste of East Aurora, offering everything from pizza, cupcakes, ribs, iced mocha, mussels, stuffed peppers, crab cakes and rice pudding to seasonal soups.
The Old Hippies will play easy-listening-style music from noon-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. at the entertainment tent. Duck Duck Goose Day Care will provide a children's activity tent. The East Aurora Bee will sponsor a children's coloring contest at its tent. Winners will be announced in the paper the week after the event.
First Niagara Bank, Tops Friendly Markets, East Aurora Bee and Martyn Printing are the event's title sponsors. Additional supporting sponsors include Bath Fitter, Sysco Foods, Vidler's 5 & 10 and the Bar Bill restaurant. Tops Markets will provide a hospitality tent offering tables and seating for the event, along with information on specialty departments.
For more information on the Taste of East Aurora, call the Greater East Aurora Chamber at 716-652-8444, email [email protected] or visit the Facebook Page for the Taste of East Aurora: www.facebook.com/TheTasteofeastaurora.