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Screening of "Rumble" with Tim Johnson at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

RUMBLE presented at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum presents a special screening from Rezolution Pictures of "Rumble: Indians who Rocked the World" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.  This will be FREE and open to the public.  After watching the film which premiered at the 2017 Sundance and won for Masterful Storytelling, there will be a

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"

Olean Theatre Workshop Never Saw Another Butterfly
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "I Never Saw Another Butterfly".  Over 15,000 Jewish children passed through Terezin, and only about a hundred were still alive when Terezin was liberated at the end of the war.

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Family Fun Day at Seneca Iroquois National Museum
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum. Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! Scary Stories will be 3pm-5pm.
Contact Jennifer Jimerson for more information, 716-945-1760 or jenniferjimerson [at] sni [dot] org
Free Admission on this Day!

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It's Time for The 2017 Barn Show !!

The Barn Show 2017 Cattaraugus
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The Barn Show Crew and The Rusty Rooster invite you to see their latest seasonal creations!  The Barn Show involves six talented women who create hand crafted items and bring them together for sale at "The Rusty Rooster" nestled  in the hills of Cattaraugus/Otto, NY.  The Barn Show girls create primitive,  folk art and rustic paintings and signs.  There will be a nice s

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"Aragesque: An Exhibition of Works by Liz Whitney Quisgard" opening at Quick Center

Arabesque by Liz Whitney Quisgard
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 1:00pm - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 5:00pm

Recent works created by New York City artist Liz Whitney Quisgard will be part of a new exhibition that is set to open at The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University on Oct. 17. The exhibition will remain open until June 30, 2018.

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5th annual WILMA (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) Expo

Made in Cattaraugus County
Talk to the folks who make honey and horseradish from Hinsdale, NY
People registering for the raffles and shopping
Dairy Ambassador & Dairy Princess serving ice cream during the ice cream social
All Natural Soap
Woodwork
Rubber mats
Glasswork
Goode Girls goat-milk soap
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:00pm

Want to think and act local?  Invest in your own communities' people and businesses? Show your support by coming to the 5th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) being held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 21st and 22nd, 2017. 

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Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 5:00pm

Extended one more weekend to enjoy the fall colors that are still going strong!  View the fall foliage from high above the trees up to Spruce Lake to enjoy the autumn views and take a walk or ride back down!

This is the last weekend folks so get out there and enjoy the predicted nice weather!  Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm. $7 per person.  Kids under 2 are free. 

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2017 Annual Indian Foods Dinner

58th Annual Indian Foods Dinner Salamanca
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Experience Pre-Colonial Iroquois Dining on Seneca Nation Territory.  "A truly unique dining experience."  The 58th Annual Indian Foods Dinner menu will include Roast Turkey, Roast Venison, Boiled Corn Bread, Fry Bread, Fried Salt Pork, Hulled Corn Soup, Mashed Beans, Buttered Squash, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Pie.  Beverages will be your choice of

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The Chicago Authority Performs at the GHHT

Marquee at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm

The Chicago Authority, a great cover band of the band "Chicago", will perform at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater.

FUNDRAISER FOR GHHT RESTORATION & DCI SCHOLARSHIP

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Enjoy Some Music by the Fireside at Allegany State Park

Paul Crawford Music by Fireside at Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join us at the Quaker Bath House for an evening filled with some great music by the fire. Local musician Paul Crawford will be performing, in what will be one of the last events for the season in the new lakeside room. Paul is a semi-professional musician in Western New York.

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71st Consecutive Annual Barbershop Show

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:29pm - 8:30pm

Come join in on the fun listening to several choruses singing their songs and singing as one big group! There will also be quartets singing as usual but having a large chorus will be the highlight of the night!

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Toy Train Collectors Society Train Show

Toy Train Collector Society's Fall Show 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Autumn in The Southern Tier Train Show!  The Toy Train Collectors Society is hosting a Train Show at the Olean Intermediate-Middle School where the public is welcome to attend! 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Lee Brice

Lee Brice at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

He’s been a country sensation ever since Garth Brooks recorded his song “More Than A Memory” in 2009. And now, Lee Brice is coming to the Seneca Allegany Events Center Friday, October 27.

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The Beauty of Bats at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Cute Bat
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

While it is a fact that bats rank very high on the list of most disliked species, it is also a fact that bats are greatly misunderstood.   Bats are not the creepy, scary and vicious animals they are sometimes made out to be.  Folks who love animals know that all animals deserve to be treated with kindness and bats are no exception. 

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Legendary Loretta Lynn Cancelled

Loretta Lynn Cancelled
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Souper Jingle Bell Country Gathering at Granny's Boot Antiques!

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Come and shop for your holiday gifts. A few select vendors will be set up under cover leading from the path to the barn. There will be Food, Music and Special Sale prices.  Like the "Souper" in the title, there will be soup, chili and stew available. 

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort's Annual Beer and Wine Festival 2017

mug of beer
Fri, 11/10/2017 (All day) - Sat, 11/11/2017 (All day)

Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Ron White

Ron White at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Fire up a night full of laughs with a blue-collar funnyman “who had the right to remain silent, but lacked the ability”—Ron White! Best known as the scotch drinking, cigar smoking member of the world-famous Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Ron White has built a career by telling brutally honest stories brimming with punch lines and bursting with laughs.

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Elvis: The King of Rock & Roll at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Elvis at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Put on your “Blue Suede Shoes” and head on down to Seneca Allegany for the ultimate afternoon of “Elvis”. This movie star Elvis pays homage to the “King of Rock & Roll’ and the hits that made him famous. Backed by his amazing band they will take you through the decades of Elvis. Simply stated this is the #1 Elvis Entertainer in the World!

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3rd Annual Cattaraugus County Arts Council Winter Arts Festival

Winter Arts Festival at Holiday Valley
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The 3rd Annual CCAC Winter Arts Festival at the Lodge at Holiday Valley is one day only - Saturday, November 18. It is the ideal setting for visitors to begin their holiday shopping and the perfect opportunity for artists to sell their one-of-a-kind works.

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King of The Cage at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

King of the Cage at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The ultimate one-on-one battle is back at the Seneca Allegany Events Center – don’t miss a night of King of the Cage Mixed Martial Arts brought to you by Seneca Fight Night. See the region’s best athletes and warriors go toe to toe inside the cage. It’s sure to be a night you won’t forget!

Tickets go on sale in August!

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Lonestar at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Lonestar at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Coming to the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017!  Currently, they are in the top 5 for the People's Choice Awards 2017 for Favorite Country Group! 

Tickets go on sale in September at Ticketmaster.com.

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Lonestar at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Lonestar at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Coming to the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017!  Currently, they are in the top 5 for the People's Choice Awards 2017 for Favorite Country Group! 

Tickets go on sale in September at Ticketmaster.com.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle".  Lillian Boedecker Barron is old, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased!

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Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show 2018

from 2015 show
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:00pm

Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone will enjoy the 9th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show. It brings the whole of great outdoors under one roof!

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Southern Tier Symphony's 15th Season Session 2

Benjamin Grow conducts 15th season Southern Tier Symphony
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dare to do something different this weekend!  Make plans to attend Session 2 for the Southern Tier Symphony's 15th season.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit".  The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy, cantakerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late fi

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2018 Greater Olean Area Home Show

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:00pm - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 4:00pm

It's time for the Greater Olean Area Home and Garden Show.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Motherhood Out Loud"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Motherhood Out Loud
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Motherhood Out Loud".  Bring your mother for Mother's Day!!  MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD…never fails to strike both the funny bone and the heart.

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2018

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled the Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 19, from 9 AM until 4 PM. The Chamber is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements, and garages and start sorting and cleaning.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 15th Season Session 3

Benjamin Grow conducts 15th season Southern Tier Symphony
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 9:00pm

Dare to do something different this weekend!  Make plans to attend Session 3 for the Southern Tier Symphony's 15th season.

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2018 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
"Art in the Park" by Susan Andrews
Sun, 07/22/2018 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

"Art in the Park" by Susan Andrews

 

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love the Taste of Olean on July 22nd. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 68th Annual Art in the Park and the 27th Annual Taste of Olean.

 

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Culture Enthusiasts Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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