The last official weekend of summer brings sunshine and temperatures in the high 60s. If you're looking for a way to enjoy the beautiful weather, Buffalo has plenty of fun family events to check out. Here is a sampling of events today:
*Hispanic Heritage Day at the Buffalo Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free with the cost of admission and will feature musical performances, vendor tables and demonstrations.
*The Taste of East Aurora runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Main Street between Olean Road and Riley Street. The event will feature food from more than 20 restaurants in the greater East Aurora area.
*"Farewell to Film" Beatles tribute concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Aurora Theatre. Tickets cost $20 for adults.
*Bakery cake auction hosted by Buffalo CAN to support the AniMeals program, which provides free pet food to Meals on Wheels clients. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. at Floral Explorations on Hertel Avenue. Tickets are $20, and will include wine, champagne and hors d'oevres. The auction will include cakes from local bakeries, as well as a silent auction featuring a Mario Williams autographed football and other Buffalo Bills memorabilia.
* The Wise Traditions health and wellness conference will be held today and Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Convention Center. The event focuses on traditional foodways and holistic health, and will feature panels on nutrition, dairy farming, business opportunities in the real food movement and cooking demonstrations. One-day and weekend registration is available.
*The 12th Annual Fall Festival at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve in Cheektowaga from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature nature activities, exhibits, live animals, food and music. The theme of this year's event is "water," with water-related exhibits such as "Amazing World of the Lily Pond."
*The Music is Art Festival, bands and dancers performing, artists of all types, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today at Delaware Park.
*A free showing of the puppet show "Ferdinard" hosted by Young Audiences of Western New York to begin the celebration of its 50th year of service. The show is at 1 p.m. in the Central Library's auditorium. The performance is free and appropriate for all ages. It is the story of a young bull who would rather enjoy nature than fight.
*Ballpark Brew Bash from 4 to 8 p.m. at Coca-Cola Field. Tickets cost $35 the day of the event, and proceeds will benefit Team Cure for Roswell Park. The event features a music and beer from more than 50 breweries from around the nation. Flying Bison and Great Lakes brewing have brewed special beers specifically for the event.
*The 15th annual "Kidz 'n' Kites" event from noon to 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on Lockport Road. Registration for the event begins at 11 a.m., and the first 1,000 kids registered get a free kite, T-shirt and a hot dog lunch.
*Chocolate and Wine Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gateway Harbor on Sweeney Street in North Tonawanda.
*Naval and Military Veterans Appreciation Tribute Award Ceremony at 2 p.m. at Naval Park Cove. The event will honor retired United State Army Captain John Kasmer and Flight Buffalo.
*Pumpkinville, a fall attraction in Cattaraugus County, opens its season today and will remain open through Halloween. Pumpkinville is located at 4844 Sugartown Road off Route 98 in Great Valley.