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LOCKPORT – Tickets are still available for the Niagara History Center’s fourth annual Discovery Gala and Auction, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 outside the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St.

A sit-down dinner will be catered by the Shamus Restaurant, with local wine from Schulze Vineyards and craft beer from Woodcock Brothers Brewing Co. Dessert will be provided by Cream & Sugar Ice Cream Café, Barker Chocolate Box, Village Bake Shoppe, and Lake Effect Ice Cream. The Buffalo jazz ensemble Pro Bono will perform.

Live and silent auctions, presided over by Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour, will include a large assortment of paintings by regional artists, plus overnight stays at hotels such as Salvatore’s Grand Hotel and choice of one of the Niagara’s Finest Inns in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.; a half-day of fishing with Wet Net Charters; a sail on the Spirit of Buffalo with dinner for two at Pearl Street Grill; and many dining packages.

Tickets cost $50 and are available by calling the Niagara History Center, 434-7433, or the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 439-0431.