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Old Fort Niagara will host 'Tavern Nights'

by jmaloni
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 09:25 am

Old Fort Niagara will host "Tavern Night," an evening of 18th century-style entertainment, live music and period refreshments on Saturdays, March 3 and 10, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tavern goers will experience the world of the 18th century tavern life, complete with scheming politicians, questionable land salesmen, medical quacks, British Army recruiters, runaway servants and a bevy of comely tavern wenches.

The event is a fundraiser to benefit Old Fort Niagara's educational programming. The fort serves about 75,000 people per year, 12,000 of whom are school children. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 716-745-7611.

For more information, call the fort at 716-745-7611 or visit www.oldfortniagara.org.

Old Fort Niagara is located in Youngstown, 14 miles north of Niagara Falls via the Robert Moses Parkway North. It opens at 9 a.m. daily year-round, and is open until 5 p.m. during the winter months. Admissions end at 4:30 p.m.

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