LOCKPORT The Niagara Art Trail’s Holiday Weekend will offer nine open houses at galleries, studios and shops Friday through Sunday in the Lockport area.

This year’s Art Trail stops include: The Penney Gallery/Erie Canal Discovery Center, Dale Association, Donald E. Little Studio, Gallery DiMaggio, Kenan Center, Market Street Art Center, all in Lockport, as well as Kathleen Giles Studio in Gasport, Shoppe on Main in Newfane, and the Lamp Lighter Art Gallery in Middleport.

Admission to all stops is free with the exception of the Kenan Center, which charges $3.

Visitors will meet artists, be able to browse artwork, and maybe find a perfect gift for the art lover on their holiday shopping list. For hours and more, pick up a free Niagara Art Trail guide, available at many area businesses, including the Niagara History Center, Market Street Art Center, Erie Canal Discovery Center, Palace Theatre, Kenan Center and Newfane’s Shoppe on Main – or visit