Nature Lovers

Nature Lovers Events

Locals Appreciation at John Harvard's Restaurant at Holiday Valley

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Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:00am - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:00pm

John Harvard's Restaurant at Holiday Valley, invites the community for specials on food and beverages in thanks for supporting Holiday Valley throughout the winter season.

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St. Bonaventure's 5th Annual Trashion Fashion Show

2016 show
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The 5th annual Trashion Fashion Show will be held at 6pm, Wednesday, April 19, in the Rigas Family Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.  The runway show is FREE and open to the public.

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You Too Can Bonsai at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Bonsai Class at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Growing trees in pots is called Bonsai.  The history of Bonsai stems from farming practices from long, long ago.  It is believed that the Art of Bonsai originated in China and was then spread to Japan through commerce where it was embraced by their culture and religions.  Under the influence of the Buddhists and Monks during the 10th and 12th centuries,

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Intuition Retreat with Dawn Lynn Greyson

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Fri, 04/21/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 5:00pm

Taking time out of life for YOU to relax, renew, and refresh is an important part of staying happy and healthy!

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Tri-County Trout Derby

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Sat, 04/22/2017 - 6:30am - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00pm

The Chamber of Commerce in Arcade is offering adventure to early season anglers with their third annual Tri-County Trout Derby set for the Upper Cattaraugus Creek, April 22 and 23.  All New York State fishing regulations must be followed.

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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 - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 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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How to Successfully Compete at a Training Level Dressage Show

dressage rider
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This clinic will explain the ins and outs of showing dressage.

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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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2017 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

some of the unusual birds at Gooseneck
Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

GREAT FOOD for a great cause!  Taste of the Southtowns - Sunday April 23 from 11:30-5 P.M. - St. Aloysius Hall, 190 Franklin St., Springville.

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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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Celebrate Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum

Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for our 2017 Arbor Day celebration. We will plant a tree, hoist the Tree City USA flag, and hear an informative talk from a forester.  Refreshments will be served.  This is FREE. 

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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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Franklinville's 2017 WNY Maple Festival

Franklinville WNY Maple Festival
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:00am - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! 

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Trout Fly Fishing School with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Trout fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Come join us for a day of learning the basics of fly fishing for trout. During the day you will learn how to cast, rig, fish for Trout in WNY. All fishing equipment except waders/boots are provided for this event.

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Ranch Horse Riding & Pleasure Clinic w ARHA Judge Elizabeth Webb Phillips

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Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn the In's and Out's of Ranch Horse Pleasure and Riding with professional American Ranch Horse Association Judge Liz Webb Phillips of Ohio. 

Auditors will be welcome but the class will be limited.

Call Amy at 716-257-5257 to reserve a stall, or to reserve a camping spot.

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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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Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

9am Registration.  

For more information call 716-949-8295

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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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Onoville Marina opens for 2017 Season

Onoville Marina
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Boating season is here!  Hooray!  Tucked away in the southwest corner of Cattaraugus County, hidden in the rolling hills of the Allegheny's, is one of our best kept secrets, Onoville Marina Park.

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Great Valley Fireman's Annual Regatta 2017

Fun at previous Regatta
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

This year's 2017 annual Great Valley Vol. Firemans Regatta will be held May 6, 2017.  Sponsored annually by the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Company, this 10 mile regatta is fun for spectators and participants.

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Pfeiffer Nature Center

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Sat, 05/06/2017 - 8:30am - 10:30am

If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve.

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Intro to SUP Fly Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly

SUP Fly Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Intro to SUP Fly Fishing:  Learn fly-fishing basics utilizing the Stand Up Paddle boards to both access new water but also approach fish in a more stealth manner. Perfect for fly fisherman who is looking for new ways to access new water and or fish existing water more effectively.

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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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I Love My Park Day, 2017

Friends of Allegany State Park
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Friends of Allegany State Park will host I Love My Park Day Event on Saturday, May 6. 2017 from 10am to 1pm. We will be meeting at the Red House Picnic Shelter and registration starts at 9am.  A Sahlen's hot dog lunch will be served afterwards for a nominal fee.

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Ride for St. Jude at the Crosspatch Horse Ranch

trailride
Sun, 05/07/2017 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

The Crosspatch has planned their annual Ride for St. Jude on May 7.  Proceeds from this ride go directly to St. Jude's.  $20 for the ride includes lunch on the trail.  The trails will take you through dense forests, through streams and you'll have the opportunity to see abundant wildlife.

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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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Fun Show at the Crosspatch Horse Ranch

Fun Show
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Bring your horse and show off your skills at this Fun Show hosted by the Crosspatch Horse Ranch.

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Happy Half - Half Marathon and 5k

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Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

At The Happy Half at Holiday Valley,  you can put the FUN into running.

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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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Date night with Kids Fishing Clinic at Adventure Bound on the Fly

Kids fishing clinic with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

A fishing class designed for children that provides an ideal opportunity for kids to have fun and learn about a great sport of fly fishing while the parents enjoy some adult time in Ellicottville, New York Each child will enjoy hands-on practice casting, identifying fish food (bugs) & playing, landing and releasing fish in a fun and respectful way.

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2017 4H Bonanza Horse Show at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

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Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:00pm

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

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#1 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

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Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the first show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 1, please call 716-481-7242.

#1 - May 19-21 @ Little Valley Fairgrounds

#2 - May 26-28 @ Nash Hill Equestrian Center

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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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Horsemanship Camp at The Crosspatch Horse Ranch

horsemanship camp
Sat, 05/20/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:00pm

The Crosspatch Horse Ranch has planned to host a Horsemanship Camp this spring!

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Hospice Walk & Run 2017

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

Help HomeCare & Hospice raise funds for area patients and families by participating in the 21st annual Hospice Walk & Run. The 2017 walk & run steps off at 10am on Saturday, May 20th on the Allegheny River Trail at St. Bonaventure University. 

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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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Creekside Round-up's 2017 Spring Carriage & Wagon Drive

wagon ride
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The location for the ride has yet to be determined.  Please check back for updates.

For more information or to pre-register, please call 716-676-3534.

Registration begins at 10am.

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Little Valley Rider's Annual Memorial Day Trailride 2017

group of riders
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 5:00pm

Bring your horse and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.  Trailrides both Saturday and Sunday.

Camping available.

More information forthcoming.

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#2 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Nash Hill Show
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the second show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 2, please call 716-257-5257.

#1 - May 19-21 @ Little Valley Fairgrounds

#2 - May 26-28 @ Nash Hill Equestrian Center

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SUP & Kayak River Trip with Adventure Bound on the Fly

SUP and Kayaking down the Catt Creek with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come join us for a beautiful flat water paddle on the Cattaurgus creek. This paddle meet up will meet at the Adventure Bound onthefly shop in Ellicottville at 10:00 a.m. and then depart for the put in. Wear synthetic apparel that is quick drying and bring a snack to enjoy on the river shore.

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59th Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage

Magnolia Warbler by Bonnie Bowen
Fri, 06/02/2017 (All day) - Sun, 06/04/2017 (All day)

The Allegany Nature Pilgrimage began in 1959 and was attended by 70 participants. From those humble beginnings, the event has grown and has been going strong for over 50 years.

Now organized by volunteers from four nature-loving organizations, the annual event is held at Allegany State Park on the weekend after Memorial Day and it draws hundreds of participants.

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Gowanda's Hollywood Happening 2017 - A Motorcycle Event

photo from previous Hollywood Happening
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 6:00pm

Join in on one of the area's largest 3 day motorcycle events with a stunt show, Tattoo Contest and Charity Ride! The 19th annual Hollywood Happening has live bands, contests, motorcycle related vendors and fun!  

Schedule and more information forthcoming.

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Creekside Round-up's 2017 Horse Pull

horses ready to pull
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Horsepulling is a sport with a team of equine athletes.  These athletes are worked daily to keep their muscles in great shape.  They are bred for their strength and ability to pull heavy loads short distances.

Join us and see horses from all over New York compete.

 

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Ellicottville Outdoor Expo 2017

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Sat, 06/03/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Come and see what fun activities you can enjoy during this weekend of outdoor expos in Ellicottville.

Schedule and more information forthcoming. 

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2017 Hinsdale Horseradish Festival

Hinsdale Horseradish Fest 2017
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

Not only will you find everything horseradish, you'll find vendors with wine, craft beer, pottery, handmade jewelry, furniture, handmade soaps, country crafts, candles, paintings and more! 

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Lou Eibl Corral's Spring Trail Ride at Allegany State Park

Trail Ride
Fri, 06/09/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 8:00pm

Join the equine enthusiasts of Lou Eibl Corral on their annual Spring Ride in beautiful Allegany State Park!

More information forthcoming.  Please check back

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Allegany Garden Festival

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

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

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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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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 06/11/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Sky High Adventure Park Opens Daily

part of the course
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens daily for the summer.

For hours, videos and more information, click here.

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Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 2017

Racers in the Raccoon Rally
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 9:00pm

Allegany State Park plays host to one of the longest standing traditions in cycling in Western New York drawing competitors from several surrounding states. 

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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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Holiday Valley's Pools OPEN for the Summer

Holliday Valley's pools
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Summer's here and it's going to be Hot!  Bring the gang!

For hours and more info, click here.

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Ellicottville Paddle Festival

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Sat, 06/17/2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Adventure Bound OnTheFly is bringing back the Ellicottville Paddle Festival for it's 2nd year!

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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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Firecracker Trailride at The Crosspatch

Trailride
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 10:00am

Have you always wanted to have that "cowboy, western" experience?  Now you can!  The Crosspatch invites you to be part of their Firecracker Trailride on Independence Day Weekend!

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

Anna and Deacon
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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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

On the Beach
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Also starting at 4:00 p.m. and running until 6:00 p.m.

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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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40th Annual Fun Fly & Airshow sponsored by the Southern Tier Aero Radio Society

2016 contestants
Sat, 07/08/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:00pm

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport on July 8-9, 2017.

The S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY. 

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#4 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fourth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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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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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

Spring Game Show
Sun, 07/16/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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2017 "Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

previous year
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

It’s a Friday in July. Oh what to do? Head to Allegany State Park for “Rock the Park” celebrating its 6th year! This year’s event takes place on July 21st at its new home at the Quaker Beach area.

Schedule and more information forthcoming.

 

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OnoFest 2017

vendors at OnoFest
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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EVL 4 and EVL 9 Trail Runs

trail run
Sun, 07/23/2017 (All day)

4 mile or 9.7 mile hard core trail runs on the Holiday Valley and nearby wooded winding trails.

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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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Randolph ToyMaker 5K Run/Walk

2016 race
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:00am

The Randolph ToyMakers began this 5K as a fundraiser to purchase supplies and pay shipping costs for toys that go to underpriviledged children locally and in other countries.

$15 pre-registration, $20 raceday

Food, t-shirts, age group prizes.

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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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2017 Cattaraugus County Sportsman Rendezvous

vendor at rendezvous
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 3:00pm

Join us this weekend for the Sportsman Rendezvous at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, August 11, 12 & 13.

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Humphrey Blueberry Day 2017

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

Celebrate all things blueberry at the annual Humphrey Blueberry Day!

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2017 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 12th, starting at 9am.

Registration info forthcoming.

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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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Rally in the Valley 2017

Dice Run at previous Rally
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00pm

The Bikes are back in town!  Gowanda Harley Davidson, and the "Enchanted Mountain Motorcycle Enthusiasts" will be hosting the 15th Annual Rally in the Valley Aug. 16-20 in Allegany's Firemans Park.  Proceeds from the event benefit a host of community charities.  

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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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2017 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:30pm

Come spend a fun summer’s evening with music, fun, and fireworks at Red House Beach Area.  Grab the craziest Hawaiian shirt you can find and hula your way to Allegany State Park for our Annual Beach Party!

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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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Little Valley Rider's Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride 2017

A portion of the line of riders
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Annual Trail Ride.  Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.

Camping available by reservation. 

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2017 Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta

Participants enjoying an autumn float
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:00am - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 6:00pm

You’re invited to end your “Summer 2017” by participating in this amateur dice run regatta. Any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek.

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#5 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fifth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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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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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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Grand Finale!! #7 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Nash Hill Show
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the FINAL show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 7, please call 716-257-5257.

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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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Fall Festival 5K Run

previous race photo from HeartRateUp.com
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 9:30am

The Annual Fall Festival 5K Run kicks off at 9:30am on Holiday Valley Road.   This fun, challenging course draws runners from several surrounding states. 

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Legendary Loretta Lynn Heading to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Loretta Lynn image
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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First Day Hike in Allegany State Park 2018

First Day Hike
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

First Day Hikes originated over 20 years ago at the Blue Hills Reservation, a  state park in Milton, Massachusetts. The program was launched to promote both  healthy lifestyles throughout the year and year round recreation at state  parks.

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2018 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 4:00pm

The Sportman's Show comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center once again!  Come in out of the cold and get ready for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons!

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Nature Lovers 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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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