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Town of Great Valley 2018 Bicentennial Preparation

Old Photo of Great Valley NY
Wed, 10/26/2016 - 9:05am - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 4:00pm

In preparation for our Bicentennial celebration in 2018, our Great Valley History project needs your help.  We are continuing to compile historical pictures and family trees, pertaining to the entire Town of Great Valley, inclusive of Kill Buck.  Although we eagerly accept photos or newspaper clippings from any era, we are seeking photos from 1900- 2000.  We can’t forget the hist

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Great Valley Volunteer Fire Department
6035 Depot St.
Great Valley, NY 14741

Artists Making Intricate Works Out of Paper Exhibit at JCC

Jettatura 5, by Carey Watters
Fri, 11/04/2016 - 6:00pm - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 8:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is proud to announce the new exhibit at the JCC Olean Campus Center Gallery, “Working With Paper: Debra Eck & Carey Watters,” which features intricate artworks assembled from paper. Debra Eck is an internationally exhibited book and installation artist who works primarily with paper, text and thread.

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Jamestown Community College, Olean Campus
260 North Union Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-7455

NY Regular Hunting Season opens

Poster of Hunting Seasons from the DEC
Sat, 11/19/2016 - 12:01am - Sun, 12/11/2016 - 11:59pm

The deer and gun regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 19th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 11th.  Cattaraugus County has long been one of the top outdoor locations for hunting with the lush and thick landscapes of the surrounding mountains.  Continually ranking in the top for harvesting of deer, state lands, state forest and Allegany State Park allow hu

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Various spots throughout Cattaraugus County NY

Salamanca's Silver Bells Festival

silver bells slogo
Sun, 11/20/2016 - 10:00am - Sat, 12/17/2016 - 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 Sliver 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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throughout Salamanca
8 Main Street
Salamanca, NY 14779

Annual Santa's Carnival by Community Action

Santa and his list
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Cattaraugus Community Action will host its 10th annual Santa’s Carnival for the children of Cattaraugus County. This year’s Carnival is sure to be as much as fun as previous years – if not more! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for photo-ops, and Caricatures by Eric will be here to draw the children into funny holiday poses!

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Cattaraugus Community Action
25 Jefferson Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-945-1041 x 141

Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Santa's House
106 East Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Spoon River Project"

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 7:30pm - Sun, 12/11/2016 - 10:00pm

In this beautifully haunting play based on Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology, the former residents of Spoon River examine life and the longing for what might have been. As the citizens reflect on the dreams, secrets, and regrets of their lives, they paint a gritty and honest portrait of the town as all of their pasts are illuminated.

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Olean Theater Workshop's Washington Street Theater
702 Washington Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-373-SHOW (7469)

Splatter and Spirits at the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Cattaraugus County Arts Council's Splatter and Spirits
Fri, 12/09/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join artist Samila Sosic for CCAC's second Paint Night! She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece. Bring your favorite beverage and a group of friends to complete this fun evening of social creativity. All painting supplies will be provided!

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Cattaraugus County Arts Council
100 W. Main St.
Allegany, NY 14706

Holiday Craft Bazaar at Creekside Emporium

Holiday Craft Show at Creekside Emporium
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 12/11/2016 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Holiday Craft Bazaar Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th from 10am - 4pm both days!  Shop from local crafters, artisans and more - over 40 vendors in one place!

Refreshments available.  FREE admission!

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Creekside Emporium
4343 South Whalen Road
Great Valley, NY 14741
Phone: 585-201-9311, 716-904-0735

Holiday Nature Crafts for Kids Program

previous class
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Hey kids! Do you need a gift for someone special? Enjoy a fun time at Pfeiffer Nature Center’s ”Make ‘n’ Take A Nature Gift”!

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Portville Free Library
1 N. Main Street
Portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-0187

Santa at Gowanda Harley-Davidson®

Santa's Little Helpers!
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Santa has planned his annual visit to Gowanda Harley-Davidson even with his busy schedule. Mark your holiday calendar for December 10th. Free Photo's emailed to you, ornaments, cookies and hot cocoa too.

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Gowanda Harley-Davidson®
2535 Gowanda Zoar Road
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-532-4584

A Bear Creek Christmas Craft Show and Tree Lighting

Woods at Bear Creek Christmas Celebration
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Come celebrate with The Woods at Bear Creek at their Christmas Celebration, 'A Bear Creek Christmas' and 3rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!  There will be plenty to do with a Holiday Craft Show, Wagon Rides and Kids Activities.  Proceeds will benefit 'Toys for Tots' and this is sponsored by US Foods. 

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The Woods at Bear Creek
3510 Bear Creek Rd.
Franklinville, NY 14737

Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Santa's House
106 East Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706

St. Bonaventure to host cooking classes!

Lifelong Learning at SBU
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres!  Impress your friends and relatives with stylish delicate appetizers and finger foods at your holiday gathering this season. During the class you’ll learn to make several hors d'oeuvres using professional techniques and recipes.

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St. Bonaventure University
3261 W State Rd
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

The Ray Evans Seneca Theater presents The Secret Life of Pets with FREE admission!

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Sat, 12/10/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A terrier named Max regularly invites his friends to hang out in his Manhattan apartment building while his owner is gone, but his quiet life is upended when said owner also takes in Duke, a stray mutt whom Max instantly dislikes.

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Ray Evans Seneca Theater
10 Main Street
Salamanca, NY 14779

Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Thu, 12/15/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Santa's House
106 East Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706

Take a Hike with Pfeiffer Nature Center

hiking at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Repeats every 2 weeks until Sat Dec 31 2016 .
Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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Pfeiffer Nature Center
14 S Main St
Portville, NY 14770

Reindeer Day at the Salamanca Historical Society Museum

Reindeer Day at the Salamanca Historical Society Museum
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Reindeer Day is here!  Kids can visit Dancer, in person, as well as Santa!  Santa and one of his reindeer will be greeting guests outside the doors of the museum.  Adults can have some fun at the basket raffle and bake sale.  Baskets will be all sizes and shapes, filled with a variety of items.  Tickets are just $1 a piece or the price goes down the more tickets you buy

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Salamanca Historical Society Museum
125 Main St.
Salamanca, NY 14779

Nearly Winter Solstice Snowshoe with Adventure Bound on the Fly

snowshoe
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Make plans to join the staff at Adventure Bound on the Fly for a snowshoe loop at the top of Holiday Valley along the finger lakes trail next to the ponds of Holiday Valley and HoliMont.

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716 217 4047

12 Skating Days of Christmas

Ice Skating at the William O Smith Rec Center
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 6:00pm - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 4:00pm

Through the generosity of the community businesses and organizations listed below, the City of Olean Youth Bureau & Recreation Department is offering free admission for public ice skating the following dates and times.  There is a $2.00 skate rental fee.

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William O Smith Rec Center
551 E State St.
Olean , NY 14760

Enjoy some Holiday Music By the Fireside at Allegany State Park

Christmas Tree in the Ad Building
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

As the holidays draw closer, take a moment to make your season a little merrier by spending a relaxing evening in Allegany State Park. Join in Saturday, December 17th for “By the Fireside.”

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Allegany State Park's Administration Building
ASP 1
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-354-9101 ext. 236

Santa is coming to the Olean Public Library

Santa at the Olean Public Library
Mon, 12/19/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Direct from the North Pole, Santa will have:
*A Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long
*Story-Telling
*Incredible Floating Snow ball
*7 foot tall Frosty
* And More!

Children will get to see what Santa's life is really like. Join us for this fun holiday event!

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Olean Public Library
134 N. 2nd St.
Olean, NY 14760

Snowmobile Trails Open!

Get the gang together!
Wed, 12/21/2016 - 12:01am - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 4:00pm

The trails on December 21st, the day after hunting season ends....providing that there is snow!  Regardless, you know we will be getting snow at some point, so plan ahead!  Get your map, register your sled, and plan for a weekend stay to enjoy our 400 miles of trails!  Call 1-800-331-0543 for your FREE map!  Brochures will be ready for request December 8th. 

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Trails of Cattaraugus County NY

Breakfast with Santa at Sprague's Maple Farm

Santa in the Restaurant
Sat, 12/24/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa on the morning of Christmas Eve.  But not at just any restaurant, at Sprague's Maple Farms, famous for their amazing food and delicious syrup!  Christmas is a special time here at Sprague's. The lighting is spectacular, the warmth of the fire burning in the fireplace, family and friends get together for celebrations.

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Sprague's Maple Farms
1048 NY-305
Portville, NY 14770

Take a Hike with Pfeiffer Nature Center

hiking at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Fri, 12/30/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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Pfeiffer Nature Center
14 S Main St
Portville, NY 14770

Holiday Valley's 2016/2017 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade

Torchlight parade from years past
Sat, 12/31/2016 - 11:00pm - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 12:00am

Celebrate New Year's eve at Holiday Valley!  The New Year will start off with a bang – literally – as the family friendly New Year’s Eve party ends with a midnight fireworks grand finale. 

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-2345 or 800-323-0020

2nd Annual New Year’s Day Hike For Your Health at Pfeiffer Nature Center

winter hike
Sun, 01/01/2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge Preserve
1974 Lillibridge Road
portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-0187

Seneca Allegany Events Center presents Peter Cetera

Peter Cetera
Sat, 01/07/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, Peter Cetera comes to the Seneca Allegany Event Center January 7, 2017 at 7pm! 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
777 Seneca Allegany Blvd.
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 1-800-745-3000

HarleyDay Valley

HarleyDay Valley
Sat, 01/14/2017 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

WNY's Biggest Cabin Fever Biker Party is back again for it's fifth year!  Get to Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, NY for a great way to break the cabin fever.

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Holiday Valley
6557 Holiday Valley Rd.
Ellicottville, NY 14731

Friends of Good Music presents "Murder on the Nile"

Murder on the Nile
Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Aquila Theatre, in its 25th anniversary season, stages “Murder on the Nile,” by one of the greatest mystery writers in world literature — Agatha Christie. This brilliant new production features a masterful whodunit and Aquila's clever signature style.

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Reilly Center
3261 West State Road
Olean, NY 14760

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2016It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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