Expand your world this holiday season by venturing into some grand and festive environments:
• World Food Prize Hall of Laureates Open House: Free, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, enjoy holiday music as well as the artwork and exhibits.
• Terrace Hill Open House: The governor’s home, decorated for the season, will be open to visitors Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s free, including refreshments and enjoying music from the 1869 piano. No need to check in at the Carriage House; you can go straight to the north door.
• Salisbury House Holly & Ivy home tour: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, the grand manor at 4025 Tonawanda Drive will be decked out for the holidays. The Holly & Ivy tour includes visits to three elegant homes, too. For prices, hours and other details, click here.