Mars Mania camp will introduce your 1st grader to the planet MARS! In one day, campers will learn all about the Red Planet. Everything from creating Mars sand, visiting Olympus Mons and "driving" a Mars rover will be covered in fun, hands-on activities!
This camp is made for kids entering 1st grade and will be held one day, Aug 14th from 9am to 3pm.
Color My World camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader to the wonders of color that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities. Activities include Chromotography, Light Spectrum, Rainbow Anagrams, Space Colors, Solar Oven, Color in Nature and more!
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.
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
Gus Macker Olean is back on the 2017 schedule! Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean August 18-20.
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 to hear Keith James, Sean Patrick McGraw and Kevin McCarthy! All followed up by a fireworks display!
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.
Join Para Expeditions’ Amy Perry Lane for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House.
Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its 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 from April through October. The treks will be led by park staff and summer interns.
Save the date!
More information forthcoming.
Good Times of Olean brings you the Nashville Nights Concert Series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
Please join us again this year for a great day of Amazing Cars from all era's has well has prizes, music and free hot dogs and beverages at the 3rd Annual Car Show at NAPA of Salamanca.
Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?
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.
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.
9th Annual Heavenly Harvest Farm to Table dinner and educational event. Chef-prepared, locally sourced four-course dinner, accompanied by live music, farm tours, sustainable-living educational booths, raffle baskets, chair massages, a bonfire, and more.
New this year, beer from Four Mile Brewing Company and wine from Savage Winery.
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.
Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back!!
For more information or to register, please call 716-532-4295 or 716-699-2377.
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.
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.
A day at Pumpkinville is a fall family tradition for most families in this area.
Stop in tonight to see the WNY Super Late Model and 358 Modified Double Header.
Super Late Model, 358 Modifieds, Crate Late Models, Street Stocks and Emods.
Gates open at 3pm and races begin at 6:30pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join in at the 40th annual Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long! Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. Started as a way to promote the culture of the Seneca Nation of Indians, as well as the relationship between the nation and the City of Salamanca, the celebration will have a cultural aspect with d
Hinsdale House Presents this Exclusive presentation and Ghost Hunt on Friday Sept 29th 2017 @ 7:00 pm, and it will run until midnight. Your experience will include a short Seminar With Erik Knapp and Psychic Medium Lucky Belcamino (Official Psychic of The Lizzie Borden House) on ways to strengthen yourself as a paranormal investigator and then we get to put the techniques into play.
Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.
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.
Hinsdale House Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Sat Sept 30th 2017 @ 8pm, and it will run until 10am the next day.
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.
On October 7th and 8th, 2017, come to Ellicottville’s Fall Festival; the oldest and largest, takes place when the foliage of the surrounding hills are ablaze with color! Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, fine art, and an arts and craft show, carnival rides, live entertainment and much more.
Don’t miss this incredible show with one of music’s most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time!
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.
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.
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.
The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Tickets go on sale in September at Ticketmaster.com.
Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle". Lillian Boedecker Barron is old, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased!
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
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!
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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There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County