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Ashford Cup Charity Golf Tournament for Griffis Sculpture Park

Golf Tournament to benefit Griffis Sculpture Park
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:30am - 7:00pm

Come to this golf tournament on the lovely Double Black Diamond Golf Course at Holiday Valley for a good time and to show your support for Griffis Sculpture Park and the Essex Arts Center!  Registration will take place the day of the event and starts at 11:30am and there will be a lunch prior to the start time of 1:00pm.  Dinner will follow as well.  This is a 2

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StrOlean

Strolean In Olean NY
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 10:30pm

With the dust now settled after two long years of construction to North Union Street, The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town.

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Amphibians and Reptiles - Mysterious and Misunderstood

Hellbender Photo by Twan Leenders
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us at Pfeiffer Nature Center as we explore the lifestyles and habits of some of our most mysterious and misunderstood wildlife friends – amphibians and reptiles! This event is packed with all kinds of fun for children and adults.  Meet Wildlife Veterinarian Dr.

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Grevpode Gallery's Vintage Vehicles Festival

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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Yoga at Canticle Farm Market

Yoga at Canticle Farm
Repeats every 2 weeks until Wed Sep 06 2017 .
Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Experience Yoga in the most calm, relaxing setting, surrounded by nature and freshly grown foods.  Experience Yoga at Canticle Farm!  There will be three upcoming sessions of "Gentle Flow Yoga" by Lisa Yohon that cost just $8 per session!  Bring your mat or blanket, some water and get ready to have some peaceful fun!  

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Olean Outdoor Fest

Olean Outdoor Fest
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 5:00pm - Sat, 08/26/2017 - 11:00pm

Help support the Rehabilitation Center, Homcare Hospice, St. Judes, Make a Wish and more at the Olean Outdoor Fest.  Proceeds will be donated to those organizations and attendees are sure to have a great time with this action packed-event.

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CCAC Splatter and Spirits with artist Samila Sosic

Splatters and Spirits Art Council
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Sign up for an evening of fun and art!  Paint the beautiful river scene called " The Peaceful Ohi:yo' " you see in the photo with your friends and instructions from a professional artist!  Join artist Samila Sosic for CCAC's Paint Night! She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece.

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Allegheny Valley Archaeological Dig at Canticle Farm Market

Archaeological Dig at Canticle Farm Presentation
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, July 26th at 6pm for a talk with Steve Howard of the Allegheny Valley Project. Learn about what artifacts Steve and his team has found behind our Market!  You can alos take a self guided tour of the dig site! 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Donnie & Marie Osmond

Donnie & Marie Osmond at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Legendary 70’s entertainers Donny and Marie Osmond are back with an unforgettable new stage show featuring all the remarkable singing and dancing the superstar duo are famous for.

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2017 Wild Wing Festival to benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Wild Wing Festival at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary
Sun, 08/27/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 27, 2017 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.

Last Call to see all the birds.

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Fields of Gold, Getting to Know Goldenrod at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Get to know Goldenrod with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

When Sting released his classic “Fields of Gold” he was referring to fields of ripening barley. But if he were here in Western New York late summer, it would be hard not to apply that phrase to the expansive lush bounty of yellow gracing the roadsides and fields. 

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2017 Fall Fly-In, Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

2017 Fall Fly-In, Drive- In Breakfast
Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Come view the Olean Airport in their Open House!  Enjoy a delicious breakfast and tour a helicopter and meet the crew!  Children under 12 are $5 and adults are $8. 

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Presentation on Joseph Ellicott at the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Joseph Ellicott presentation at the Ellicottville Historical Museum
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to listen to Katy Sergel who is from the Holland Land Museum.  She will be speaking on "Joseph Ellicott and the Museum".  Ellicottville was named in honor of Joseph Ellicott, who was an agent for the Holland Land Co.  Come see this exciting lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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2017 4-H Fall Classic Horse Show at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

previous show
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:00pm

For more information or to register, please call 716-532-4295 or 716-699-2377.

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Ellicottville's 2017 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:00pm

Don’t miss this fun-filled Rock 'N Roll Weekend that kicks off Friday, September 15th, with lots of live entertainment in all of the local hot spots. 

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2017 Rt. 16 Garage Sale & BBQ Stops

Shoppers at the garage sale
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:00pm

Looking for that special bargain?  Antiques, lawn, garden and household, produce and many more low cost items will be available at hundreds of garage sales throughout the day.  Hungry?  Enjoy one of the roadside barbecues or restaurants along the way. 

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Season Opening for Pumpkinville 2017

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Curious George Maze at Pumpkinville
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 7:00pm

A day at Pumpkinville is a fall family tradition for most families in all of WNY.  This year Curious George character will appear two weekends, Sept. 23 and 24, and Sept. 30 and Oct. 1st.  Curious George is also featured in the 10-acre Pumpkinville corn maze! 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown at Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Bringing the unforgettable songs of Motown to you. This dynamic and driving tribute spans more than a decade of Motown classics. Every one of the songs performed are among the most recognizable and culture-defining songs in pop music history. The show features the great harmonies and choreographed dance steps of the Motown era backed by their 6 piece band which is a show within itself.

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Allegany's Main Street Comes Alive at Annual Bonagany Festival

Bonagany festival in Allegany NY
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Plan on joining the fun on Allegany’s Main Street for the annual Bonagany Festival, celebrating the friendship between the village of Allegany and St. Bonaventure University communities, on Saturday, September 23rd, from 11am-5pm.  This is held annually during St. Bonaventure's Family Weekend and offers families a way to discover the Village and area outside of the campus. 

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4 Season Photo Contest and Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Photo Contest Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pfeiffer Nature Center is pleased to announce our photography contest and show!  There are four categories for entries:  Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer!  This contest is open to all ages.

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The Southern Tier Biennial at Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Celeste Withiam Southern Tier Biennial
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 3:00pm - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:00pm

See works from local artists for the Southern Tier Biennel.  Fay Bleier, Judson Brown, James Colby, David Higgins, Jennifer Miller, Mikel Wintermantel, Celeste Withiam and many more!  This is the opening reception for the artists. 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Million Dollar Quartet, the Musical

Million Dollar Quartet at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On December 4, 1956, four young musicians gathered for one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. Rock ‘n roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins came to Sun Records in Memphis for what would become a legendary night.

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2017

faces you may meet along the ride
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "9 to 5"

Olean Community Theatre presents "9 to 5"
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "9 to 5" with music by Dolly Parton!  Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie.

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Fall Foliage Weekends at Sprague's Maple Farm

Fall Foliage at Sprague's Maple Farms
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:00pm

Come to Sprague's Maple Farms any weekend in October for Fall Foliage Fun! 

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Rock City Park's 2017 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show at Rock City Park
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:00am - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 5:00pm

Columbus Day Weekend!  October 7 - 9.  Show Hours:  10am - 5pm.

Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from around the world at the 9th annual Rock City Park Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show during Columbus Day Weekend.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Roger Hodgson, Singer-Songwriter of Supertramp

Roger Hodgson
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Don’t miss this incredible show with one of music’s most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time! 

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"Railroads of the Area" at the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Salamanca Railroad
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to listen to Stan Carlson from the Salamanca Rail Museum.  He will be talking about the different railroads of the area and the roles they played in the development of the area.  Come see this informative lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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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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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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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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Legendary Loretta Lynn Cancelled

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

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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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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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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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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