More than 75 local authors on hand to autograph books
The Buffalo History Museum offers a unique holiday shopping experience at its 11th annual local author book-signing. The event runs from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the museum, One Museum Court at Elmwood Avenue and Nottingham Terrace intersection.
More than 75 local authors will be on hand to meet and greet readers and sign purchased books. In addition to books, the Museum Shop offers Buffalo-themed gifts, including jewelry, fine art prints, maps, educational toys and special 1901 Pan-American Exposition-themed items. Many items are crafted by local artists and made in Western New York. Museum members will receive 10 percent discounts on many items.
The local author book-signing event is free and open to the public, and parking is complimentary and convenient. For more information, call The Buffalo History Museum at 716-873-9644, ext. 0, or visit the website www.buffalohistory.org for calendar updates.
This year's event includes, but is not limited to, the following local authors: Jackie Aberella, Christina Abt, Andy Anselmo, Rita Auerbach, Rick Azar, Bronwen Battaglia, Budd Bailey, Marty Biniasz, Tim Bohen, Cesidia Carosa, Steve Cichon, Angelo Congilio, Linda Jenkin Costanzo, Lorna Czarnota, Gordan D'Angelo, Dr. Mark Donnelly, William Donohue, Wende Essrow, John Fagant, Josef N. Ferri, Gary Friedman, Mary Ann Giordano, John Grandits, Matt Gyrta, Gerald Halligan, Heather Lynn Harris, Renee Oubre, Mary Herbst, Maureen Ott, Maureen Weber, Rosanne Higgins, Donna Hoke, William Kae, Roselyn Kasmire, John Koerner, Charles Kohler, Sue Knott, George Kunz, Mary Kunz, Mark Goldman, Elizabeth Leader, Donald Mang, Juilet Mark, Jeremiah McClain, Graham Millar, Jeff Miller, Nancy Mingus, Paul Moore, Brian Meyer, Mark Ciemioch, Spencer Morgan, Rick Ohler, Sr. Ruth Penksa, John Percy, Kate Karyus Quinn, Thomas Reigstad, Dianne Sanders Riordan, Tom Rivers, Anthony Rudnicki, Erno Rossi, Lee Simonson, Bob and Terri Skurzewski, Pauline Talbot, Timothy Shannon, Nadia Shahram, Jan Sheridan, David Smeltz, Christine Smyczynski, Pauline Talbot, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, Terry Wegler, Mason Winfield, Traveling Picture Show and Mary Zablocki.
The Buffalo History Museum serves to collect, research, interpret and share the Niagara Frontier's rich history. Its collections include more than 100,000 artifacts, 200,000 photographs, and 20,000 books. The museum annually presents a wide array of programs, exhibits, tours, outdoor events and activities for all ages.