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Town of Amherst holds final Food Truck Rodeo of season

In addition to the food trucks, there was live music, dancing and activities for kids.

AMHERST, N.Y. — The last Food Truck Rodeo of the 2021 season happened Friday night.

The event has been held at a number of parks within the Town of Amherst this summer, and will wrap up at the Amherst Senior Center and Walton Woods Park located at 370 John James Audubon Parkway. In addition to the food trucks, there was live music, dancing and activities for kids.

Some of the food options for Friday's event includes Kcafe, J&L Boulevard BBQ, LuGia's On Wheels of Buffalo, and Sweet Lisa's. The Town of Amherst notes that limited seating will be available. Those attending the event were encouraged to bring chairs and picnic blankets.

The event also featured music from the Rocky Blues Band and the Senior Singers, as well as performances of Bollywood dance numbers from local dancers. In addition, a kid's nature walk was held through Walton Woods Park and there was crafting at the senior center tent.

According to the Town of Amherst, the activities were held simultaneously with the senior center's open house. The open house not only showcased demonstration classes, but also featured gift giveaways for new members.

Organizers say parking and restrooms will be available at the senior center.

"It has been a pleasure to work with local food trucks, and engage with residents and guests," Amherst Town Supervisor Brian Kulpa said. "Working together with the Senior Center administration, and highlighting Walton Woods Park, has brought people out to an area of Town that they may not have known about, and given guests an opportunity to explore and learn.

"We are very pleased to offer additional programming at these special events. Our September rodeo will feature live music for the duration of the event, as well as a short, guided nature walk by a volunteer parks docent, and a kid's nature craft in the senior center tent."

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