See new landscape design at Richardson Olmsted Complex during special event

Date(s) - Saturday, Sep 28, 2013
11:00 am-4:00 pm

Richardson Olmsted Complex

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You can see an updated design of a landscape that was originally designed by famed landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted  during an event for the public called South Lawn Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Richardson Olmsted Complex, 400 Forest Ave., Buffalo.

Free outside tours throughout the day will highlight the past, present and future of this iconic complex, with a special focus on the grounds.

Entertainment will  include live music by Jason Myers on bagpipe, the Bar-Room Buzzards, the Buffalo State Jazz Combo, the Albrights, the Diaspora Drumming Ensemble and the Nickel City Pimp Choir. Drew Kahn of the Buffalo State Theater Department will be the master of ceremonies. Other entertainment throughout the day will include magician Mike Seege and Mugsy the Clown.

Activities include the Great Lakes Kitefliers Society, a letterboxing scavenger hunt, crafts and face painting with the Buffalo State College Art Education Student Association, lawn games including KanJam and the creation of a Richardson Towers mosaic with Faces of Buffalo.

Free parking is available in the Buffalo Psychiatric Center lot on Elmwood Avenue.