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Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Event Session 1

Leon's Amish-English Basket making
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.&nbs

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Grevpode Gallery presents the Earth Day Artisan Festival

Granny's Boot Antiques Country Gatherings
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

This gathering will have "Earth" as its theme. All vendors will have products created from the earth or a product that is earth friendly. They will have live music, childrens entertainment area, educational displays and much more.  This is family friendly and is an alcohol/smoke free event.  

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Canticle Farm celebrates Earth Day!

Earth Day 2017 at Canticle Farm
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Saturday, April 22nd, Earth Day, the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and Canticle Farm have chosen to host a grand celebration with Family-orientated Earth Day Activities. 

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2 FREE movies at The Ray Evans Seneca Theater

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Sat, 04/22/2017 - 2:00pm

Save a Lot invites you to watch 2 FREE movies at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.

Sing (Rated PG) begins at 2pm. 

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Paradise Equus Live Model Horse Show at Shamrock Found Farm & Stable

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Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:00am

Did you know that you can show your models in horse shows just like real horses?  Model showing is fun, creative and educational!  It's a great way to enjoy your models and make friends.

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Olean Community Theatre presents Assassins

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Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 7:30pm

The story explores the violent means some will use to obtain fame, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins.

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Lime Lake Marine's 40th Annual Open House and Sale

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Fri, 04/28/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:00pm

Get your family out on the water with a new or used boat from Lime Lake Marine & RV.

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Canvas and Cocktails at Cadillac Jacks

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Fri, 04/28/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

As we wait for winter to say goodbye, Cadillac Jack's has planned some fun to share!  Join in on the fun, Friday the 28th at 6pm for your next great painting experience.

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Dueling Pianos at Good Times of Olean

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Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy the sounds of Paul Hoefler and Todd Cutshaw and sing along with some cutting edge adult comedy at Good Times Olean.

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Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Event Session 2

Leon's Amish-English Wrap Purse Craft
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.&nbs

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Named one of Rolling Stone’s Greatest Singers of All Time, multi-Grammy Award winner Steve Winwood is ready to bring his musical talents to the Seneca Allegany Events Center. 

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Jazz Concert Series presents Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band

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Sun, 04/30/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The performance by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Big Band at St. Bonaventure University, postponed because of a March snowstorm, has been rescheduled.  The concert will be held at 7 pm on Sunday, April 30, in Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on campus.

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2017 Rock City Park Season Opening

exploring the rocks
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!

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Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Event Session 3

Leon's Amish-English Cabin Fever Session 3
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.&nbs

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Show

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Tue, 05/09/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Show has been performed all across the US, Canada, Ireland and the UK.

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Watercolor Pet and Paws Class at Lake Lane Getaway Fishing and Camping Resort

Pet & Paws Class
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn an simple technique to create a unique, beautiful portrait of your pet.

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Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Event Session 4

Leon's Amish-English Cabin Fever Session 4
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.&nbs

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Rock City Park Hosts 2017 Arts & Crafts Show

Mother's Day Craft Show at Rock City Park
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:00pm

The Arts & Crafts Show will include returning popular artists and crafts people as well as new artisans who will be displaying their watercolors, oils, sculptures, photography, jewelry, glass, metals, wood and much, much more.  Vendors will be located indoors, but then visitors can take a hike through the park, exploring the huge rocks and crevices in, under and around them. 

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Special Mother's Day Afternoon at Lake Lane

Planter People
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Bring your Mom to Lake Lane's Art & Craft room to construct and decorate a fun Planter Person.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Paul Anka

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Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Treat your Mom to Las Vegas legend, Paul Anka!

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Allegany State Park GeoBash XII

Allegany State Park Geobash XII
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:00pm

The 12th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been published! ASP Geobash XII will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8AM to 8PM.

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2017

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Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled the Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 20, 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.

For more information on the garage sale, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716/372-4433.

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Granny's Boot Antiques presents the Artisan Fiber Festival

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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Ellicottville's Largest Disco - The Fever Returns

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Sat, 05/20/2017 - 7:00pm

Ellicottville’s Largest Disco is back and the folks at Villaggio are ready to shake that groove thang.  

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents Sweeney Todd

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Thu, 05/25/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:30pm

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of ousted barber Benjamin Barker, also known as Sweeney Todd, and his revenge on the scheming judge who exiled him for 15 years.

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Heritage Day at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

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Sat, 06/03/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum for a day of Seneca Heritage! 

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1st Annual Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce ChamberFest Beer Festival

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Sat, 06/10/2017 (All day)

Get ready to celebrate summer at the Seneca Salamanca Chamber of Commerce’s First Annual ChamberFest! 

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Allegany Garden Festival

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Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Check their Facebook page to get the most up to date info!

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Granny's Boot Antiques presents the Artisan Outdoor Festival

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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2017 Church Festival At the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels

Aerial View of the Church Festival at St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 8:30pm

A spectacular 2-day family event with kids games, live music, great food and beverages. They are celebrating their very FIRST festival as a Basilica!! 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Death of a Salesman"

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Thu, 06/15/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 10:00pm

Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm and Sunday's performance begins at 2:30pm.

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Randolph 2017 Arts & Crafts Festival

Randolph's Arts and Crafts Festival
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Held along Randolph’s beautiful, historic Main Street, Randolph’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th!

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Since his start with the Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs has been recognized as one of America’s most talented musicians.

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2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Steer Wrestling at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 9:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2017

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00pm

Saturday, July 1, to Sunday, July 2 – For the best bang for your summer buck, mark your calendars for Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival on the scenic slopes of Holiday Valley Resort.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Hank Williams, Jr.

Hank Williams Jr.
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The hills of Salamanca will rock when the legendary Hank Williams, Jr. performs a special outdoor concert on Saturday, July 1st at 7pm!

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Obstacle & Trail Clinic with Heather Payne at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

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Sun, 07/02/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Put this event on your summer calendar and save the date!!

More information forthcoming.

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2017 South Dayton Fire Department Annual Tractor Pull

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:00pm

South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Tractor Pull will be held July 7-9 at the Fireman's Grounds, 34 Maple Street, South Dayton. 

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Seneca Allegany Casino Presents Terry Fator

Terry Fator
Sat, 07/08/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The halls of the Seneca Allegany Events Center will echo with laughter when singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator performs on Saturday, July 8th at 7pm!

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2017

part of the Intertribal dance
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:00pm

A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture.

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Grevpode Gallery's Summer Fun Weekend

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 07/15/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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OnoFest 2017

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Vendors and pavilion at 2010 OnoFest
Woman relaxing by the water at Onoville Marina during OnoFest
View inland from the shore of Onoville Marina
Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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2017 Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest at Four Mile Brewing Company

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Join in and partake over 15 breweries from NY State serving you up some delicious craft brews! 

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2017 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

Art in the Park
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

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 23rd. 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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Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit concert, hosted by MAJ Patrick Miller

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Sun, 07/23/2017 - 2:00pm

All money raised at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.

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Ellicottville's 2017 Jazz and Blues Weekend

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Fri, 07/28/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 1:00am

Don't sing the blues this summer - come out and enjoy them instead!

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2017 Cattaraugus County Fair

photo from 2016 Fair
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 11:00pm

OK, Make plans to attend the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!

More information forthcoming.

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Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley

chairlift rides
Sat, 08/05/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00pm

View the fall foliage from high above the trees!

Weekends only.

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26th Annual Street Classics Car Show 2017

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Sun, 08/06/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Stop by to check out the awesome cars and take part in the Chinese Auction and 50/50 drawings.  

Great food available:  chicken bbq by the Allegany Firemen, hotdogs/hamburgers by the Hinsdale Scouts, and Randy's catering will be there as well.

Face painting, games and live music will entertain the young ones.

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Humphrey Blueberry Day 2017

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Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:00am - 11:30am

Celebrate all things blueberry at the annual Humphrey Blueberry Day!

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Taste of Ellicottville 2017

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 4:00pm

Taste of Ellicottville where everyone can sample the best that Ellicottville’s fine restaurants have to offer as they set up “Cafe Style” on the streets. Tickets are $1 each and items are between $1-$4. You can purchase tickets at the main ticket booth centrally located in the village. The event will take place throughout the village from 12:00PM – 4:00PM both Saturday and Sunday.

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Ellicottville's 2017 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

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Sat, 08/12/2017 - 2:00pm - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 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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StrOlean

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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:29am

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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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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Olean Outdoor Fest has been moved to Bradner Stadium, War Vets and Forness Parks

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Fri, 08/25/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:00pm

Date and location for this event have changed since early planning began, so be sure to update your calendar!

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

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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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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

picking out pumpkin photo by Greg Spako
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 this area. 

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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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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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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
Tattings and more
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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Legendary Loretta Lynn Heading to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

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

Experience a living legend of country music Saturday, October 28th at 7pm at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.

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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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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

Over 150,000 visitors to Pumpkinville

Pumpkinville is host annually to over 150,000 visitors in a 6 week time frame.

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