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Hinsdale Community Days as part of Rt. 16 Garage Sale

Hinsdale Community Days and Rt. 16 Garage Sales 2017
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

The Hinsdale Community will be hosting special Sale Days in conjunction with the Rt. 16 Corridor Garage Sale Days (Yorkshire Corners to Knapp Creek)!  On Saturday the 16th, the Fire Department and Hinsdale Historical Society will be hosting an open house - "Remember the Good Old Days". 

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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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Knapp Creek VFD ATV Dice Run

Join in the fun!
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

All riders are welcome for a fun 35 mile ATV Dice Run!  Back by popular demand is our Annual ATV Dice Run.  Bigger and better than ever this year, there are plans to raffle off a Brand New Bad Boy Buggy Onslaught 550 in Camo, provided by major sponsor Bobcat of Olean. 

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Granny's Boot Antiques, at the Grevpode Gallery, Country Gathering Weekend

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Saturday Sept 16th will be the next in the "Country Gatherings" weekends at Granny's Boot Antiques, the Grevpode Gallery, in Springville.  Festival will run from 11am to 3pm and have some vendors, special prices and all around fun. 

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Southern Tier Symphony's 15th Season Begins!

Benjamin Grow conducts 15th season Southern Tier Symphony
Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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

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Yoga at Canticle Farm Market

Yoga at Canticle Farm
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 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 an additional 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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Monarch Butterfly Restoration in WNY at Nannen Arboretum

Monarch Butterfly Restoration at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Through presentations, education, butterfly releases, and native plant distribution, Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm is changing the way we view our landscaping. The Monarch Butterfly is a symbol of nature in America, a symbol of clean water, clean air and natural habitat. Pollinators are essential for helping to make the food we eat every day.

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2017 National Alpaca Farm Days

Alpacas
Alpaca Yarn
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 5:00pm

Looking for a fun and unusual outing?  National Alpaca Farm Days is September 23rd and 24th where alpaca farms nationwide will open their farms to the public.  This is a great time to get out to alpaca farms and learn about alpacas, their background, their fleece and what can be done with it, the products the fleece makes, the tax benefits to owning alpacas, costs of raising alpacas,

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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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Annual Walk in the Arboretum Event at Nannen Arboretum

Nannen Arboretum annual Walk
Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

The annual Walk in the Arboretum is scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:30 – 3:30. This is FREE!  Guided tours are provided covering various features throughout the arboretum: Crab Apple Collection, Confer Collection.

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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

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 Foliage Weekends at Sprague's Maple Farm

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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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

Allegany State Park National Public Lands Day
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as we celebrate National Public Lands Day with our 13th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event designed to give people a chance to give back to the public lands they love by volunteering for a few hours on a variety of service projects that enhance both the park and the visitor experience.

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2017 Olean Rod & Gun Club Fall Sportsmans Show

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Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 3:00pm

Olean Rod & Gun Club, Inc. will be holding their 2017 Fall Gun Show at the Daniel Carter Auction and Event Center September 30, 9am - 4pm and October 1, 9am-3pm. 

Admission is $5.  

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Leon Historical Society's Fall Quilt Class

Leon Halloween Table Runner Fall Quilting Class
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Feeling the need to hibernate now that Fall is here and winter is right around the corner?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to a Halloween Table Runner in this Fall Quilting Class with the Leon Historical Society

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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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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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Pfeiffer Fall Festival!

Pfeiffer Nature Center's Fall Fest
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities.  Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail.  Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun! 

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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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2nd Annual HoliCross Cyclocross Race at Holimont

Holimont Cyclocross 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

HoliMont is hosting its second annual Cyclocross event this fall. This is a race you don’t want to miss!  The course will offer a mix of single track, grass, dirt and paved sections. Off camber sections and mud are possible and even probable. There will be at least 2 dismount areas, one with barriers.

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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

Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

hiking boots
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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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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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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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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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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