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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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Salamanca's Silver Bells Festival

Salamanca Silver Bells 2017
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 12/17/2017 - 4:00pm

As the fall winds sweep away the falling leaves and before you sleep off your turkey dinner, if you listen closely, you can almost hear the ringing of bells. Bells? Yes, that's right we all love that it's almost Silver Bells in the City time. Soon in the air there will be a feeling of Christmas as the strings of street lights, even stoplights will blink red and green.

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3rd Saturday Trek at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park 3rd Saturday Trek
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park launches a new series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month all year long.

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Enjoy Some Music by the Fireside at Allegany State Park

Music by the Fireside at Allegany State Park
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join us in the Administration Building lobby for an evening filled with some great music by the fire. Local Ellicottville musicians Liz Boberg and Jack little will be performing a medley of smooth oldies and cocktail cozies for your enjoyment.

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Simply Natural Alpaca Gift Shop celebrates their 6th Anniversary

Simply Natural Alpaca Shop Anniversary Sale
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 4:00pm

Simply Natural Alpaca Gift Shop will be celebrating their 6th Anniversary over the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend!  Hours will be:
Fri Nov 24: 11am - 7pm
Sat Nov 25: 9am - 5pm
Sun Nov 26: 9am - 4pm

They're going to have drawings for a $25, $50, and $100 gift certificate at the close of business on Sunday Nov 26.  Stop by all weekend to enter into the drawing!

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Basic Living Class- Making Laundry Soap with Canticle Farm Market

Make your own laundry soap at Canticle Farm
Wed, 11/29/2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Did you know there are at least 2 known carcinogens in commercial laundry detergent and at least 7 other toxic chemicals? Laundry detergent is an easy switch from store bought to homemade. DIY alternatives are often just as effective and much less expensive. Learn how to make your own Laundry soap as a part of our Basic Living Series.

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Randolph's Country Christmas 2017

2017 Randolph Country Christmas
Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 5:00pm

Randolph begins their Country Christmas Weekend with a Living Nativity then continues throughout the weekend with an Arts and Crafts Show, a Parade and a Memory Tree Ceremony!

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2017 Annual Randolph Central School Arts & Crafts Show

2017 Randolph School Arts $ Crafts Show
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Looking for a great opportunity to pick up the perfect one of a kind gift for the holidays?  Randolph Central School is excited to announce the 6th annual RCS Arts and Crafts Show will take place at the High and Elementary School GYMS of Randolph Central School District.

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The Rusty Rooster's "Mini" Christmas Sale

Rusty Rooster Mini Christmas Sale 2017
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 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. 

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Christmas in the Park at Allegany State Park

Christmas in Allegany State Park 2017
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Celebrate Christmas in Allegany State Park!  The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park!   Join us Saturday, December 2nd as we present our first annual "Christmas in the Park."

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Kimchi Workshop with Canticle Farm Market

Kimchi Workshop at Canticle Farm
Mon, 12/04/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In this course we will cover the basic science behind making kimchi, why it’s good for you, and we’ll teach you how to make it yourself. If you are interested in Old World food preservation, gut
health, or fermentation in general, this is the class for you! To sign up email Kristin at education [at] canticlefarm [dot] org

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park - XC Skiing

XC Skiing at Allegany State Park
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Allegany State Park, known as the “Wilderness Playground of Western New York” is one such place where adventure abounds. With 65,000 acres of pristine forests, miles of trails, serene lakes and natural beauty, it’s hard not to find an activity to enjoy.

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Youth Snowmobile Safety Course

Youth Snowmobile Safety Course NYS
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Gear up for winter fun by attending this Free Snowmobile Safety Course, required for youth riders.  Presented by the Franklinville Snowmobile Club, the class will be held on Saturday, Dec 9th at 9am at the Ischua Valley Country Club.  You can call Dave at 716-373-3316 to sign up and get more info on the

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Holiday Nature Crafts for Kids with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pfeiffer Nature Center hosts Kids Nature Crafts at Portville Library
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Enjoy a fun time at Pfeiffer Nature Center’s ”Make A Nature Gift” at the Portville Library as you create a nature gift for someone special.  All ages will enjoy creating these gifts with the wonders of nature! Santa Claus will be visiting and there will be lots of other library craft activities going on too!  Location: 

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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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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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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Larry the Cable Guy

Larry the Cable Guy at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino announced today that award-winning comedian Larry The Cable Guy will perform two shows inside the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, January 20th at 7pm and 10pm!

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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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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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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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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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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!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Amish businesses are not open on Sundays

The Amish conduct business on Monday through Saturday. They do not conduct business on Sunday because that is their church services.

For more information on the Old Order Amish in New York please visit AmishTrail.com

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