Kingdom Bound – now through Wednesday, August 3rd at Darien Lake, 9993 Alleghany Rd. in Darien Center. In its 25th year, Kingdom Bound spreads “The Gospel through the Arts,” with seminars, concerts, sports and more. Visit www.kingdombound.orgfor more information.
Lucille Ball Festival of Comedy – Wednesday through Sunday, August 3rd through 7th in Jamestown. Features four nights of comedy at Reg Lenna Civic Center (including Joan Rivers – August 4th, Paula Poundstone – August 6th), Be A Lucy – the Guinness Book of World Record attempt for the most people dressed as Lucy Ricardo on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and the 100th Birthday Parade on Third St. on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Find out more at www.lucy-desi.com.
Taste of Country BBQ Nationals – Saturday, August 6th at the Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Rd. in Williamsville, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. BBQ contest for teams from New York and the surround area with four categories: Brisket, Chicken, Pork and Ribs, plus People’s Choice and Best All-Around. There is also a Kidz Zone, a beer garden, and live music, including national recording artist Jack Ingram at 5 p.m. Find out more at www.bbqnationals.com.