Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History Events

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown at Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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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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The Southern Tier Biennial Opening Reception with Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Celeste Withiam Southern Tier Biennial
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 3:00pm - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:00pm

See works from local artists for the Southern Tier Biennel.  Fay Bleier, Judson Brown, James Colby, David Higgins, Jennifer Miller, Mikel Wintermantel, Celeste Withiam and many more!  This is the opening reception for the artists. 

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Million Dollar Quartet, the Musical

Million Dollar Quartet at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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Basic Nature Photography Workshop

Martin Studio Fall Photography Class
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:00pm - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00am

Martin Studio of Olean will be holding a Basic Nature Photography Workshop over two days in September: Wednesday, September 27 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM and Saturday, September 30 | 8:00AM - 1:00PM 

Topics will include: knowing your camera, exposure techniques, depth of field, motion, composing for impact, and more.

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Nashville Nights Concert Series at Good Times Olean presents Lindsay Ell

Lindsay Ell
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Good Times of Olean brings you the Nashville Nights Concert Series.

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Ghost Hunt with Erik Knapp and Demonologist James Annitto

Hinsdale House Erik Knapp
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:00pm - 11:59pm

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 Demonologist James Annitto, on ways to strengthen yourself as a paranormal investigator and then we get to put the techniques into play.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "9 to 5"

Olean Community Theatre presents "9 to 5"
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:00pm

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.

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Friends of Good Music presents Musical Portraits

Friends of Good Music present WNY Chamber Orchestra
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents the Opening of their 2017-18 Series with "Musical Portraits".  The Western New York Chamber Orchestra with Conductor Glen Cortese and Pianist Fr. Sean Duggan will open the 2017-18 Season. 

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Public Overnight Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Amy Perry Lane

Overnight at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:00am

Hinsdale House Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Sat Sept 30th 2017 @ 8pm, and it will run until 10am the next day.

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National Ghost Hunting Day Ghost Hunt at Wildwood Sanitarium

Wildwood Sanitarium Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Sat Sept 30th 2017 @ 8pm, and it will run until 12am . September 30th is National Ghost Hunting Day!  Your all Inclusive experience will include a tour of the Grounds and inside the historic building.

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Friends of Good Music presents "The Music of Strangers"

Friends of Good Music presents The Music of Strangers
Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents "The Music of Strangers", Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble for a Free film screening!

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween Ghost Tour at Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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.  Join Proof Paranormal in this three hour ghost hunt before Halloween!

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Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween twilight ghost hunt hinsdale house
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:30pm - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 1:30am

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.  Join Proof Paranormal in this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt during the twilight hours. 

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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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Ellicottville's 2017 Fall Festival

Ellicottville's Fall Festival
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:00pm

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.

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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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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Ed and Louise

Halloween Ghost Tour of Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Roger Hodgson, Singer-Songwriter of Supertramp

Roger Hodgson
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Don’t miss this incredible show with one of music’s most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time! 

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Psychic Chelsea Gill

Psychic Chelsea Gill at Hinsdale House
Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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.  Join Chelsea Gill, psychic, for this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt/Tour!

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"Railroads of the Area" at the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Salamanca Railroad
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to listen to Stan Carlson from the Salamanca Rail Museum.  He will be talking about the different railroads of the area and the roles they played in the development of the area.  Come see this informative lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "I Never Saw Another Butterfly"

Olean Theatre Workshop Never Saw Another Butterfly
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:00pm

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.

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Friends of Good Music presents Music From Syria

Friends of Good Music presents Music From Syria
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Music from Syria" with the Kinan Azmeh's City Band.  Described as a "virtuoso" by the New York Times, and "engagingly flamboyant" by the Los Angeles Times, clarinetist Kinan Azmeh was born in Damascus, Syria. He is the first Arab to win the premier prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition (Moscow, 1997).

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween Ghost Hunt at Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/13/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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.  Join Para Paranormal in this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt/Tour. 

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Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Proof Paranormal

Halloween Ghost Hunt at Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:30pm - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 1:30am

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.  Join Para Paranormal in this three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt/Tour during the Twilight hours!

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Family Fun Day at Seneca Iroquois National Museum
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum. ????Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! ????Scary Stories will be 3pm-5pm.
Contact Jennifer Jimerson for more information, 716-945-1760 or jenniferjimerson [at] sni [dot] org
Free Admission on this Day!

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First Overnight Ghost Hunt at Wildwood Sanitarium with Para Expeditions

Wildwood Sanitarium Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Wildwood Sanitarium! Join us as we explore this haunted location and try and make contact with the other side. Get your limited tickets in advance for only $89 (additional at the door if available).

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CCAC 19th Anniversary Party

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Come help the Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) celebrate their 19th anniversary and thank the volunteers! Light snacks, cake and beverages will be served at the CCAC studio, 100 West Main Street, Allegany on Monday evening, October 16 from 6-7:30 p.m.

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Overnight tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Overnight at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:00pm - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00am

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.  Join Para Expeditions for an overnight stay at the Haunted Hinsdale House, if you can make it through the night!

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House with Ed & Louise

Halloween Ghost Tour of Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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.  Join Ed and Louise for a three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt of the House.

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The Chicago Authority Performs at the GHHT

Marquee at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm

The Chicago Authority, a great cover band of the band "Chicago", will perform at the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater.

FUNDRAISER FOR GHHT RESTORATION & DCI SCHOLARSHIP

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Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House with Ed & Louise

Halloween Twilight Ghost Tour of Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:30pm - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 1:30am

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.  Join Ed and Louise for a three hour Halloween Ghost Hunt of the House during the twilight hours!

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Lee Brice

Lee Brice at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

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.

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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

Ghost Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House featuring 'The Demon Files'

Demon Files at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

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.

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Portville's 2017 Art and Antique Show

Portville Arts N Crafts Show 2017
Sat, 11/04/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 4:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 4th, and Sunday, November 5th, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. Proceeds collected directly benefit the students of Portville Central School in the form of achievement awards.

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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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Friends of Good Music presents Seraph Brass

Friends of Good Music presents Seraph Brass
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Seraph Brass".  Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass quintet drawing from a roster of America's top female brass players. Committed to engaging audiences with captivating programming, Seraph Brass presents a diverse body of repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works and well-known classics.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Ron White

Ron White at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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Elvis: The King of Rock & Roll at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Elvis at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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!

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Friends of Good Music presents Elisabeth Von Trapp Holiday Concert

Friends of Good Music presents Elisabeth Von Trapp
Fri, 12/01/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Friends of Good Music presents a Holiday Concert with Elisabeth Von Trapp.  Special single ticket price for those without a season subscription is $25. 

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Lonestar at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Lonestar at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Coming to the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017!  Currently, they are in the top 5 for the People's Choice Awards 2017 for Favorite Country Group! 

Tickets go on sale in September at Ticketmaster.com.

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Lonestar at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Lonestar at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Coming to the Seneca Allegany Event Center on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2017!  Currently, they are in the top 5 for the People's Choice Awards 2017 for Favorite Country Group! 

Tickets go on sale in September at Ticketmaster.com.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle"
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Do Not Go Gentle".  Lillian Boedecker Barron is old, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased!

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Friends of Good Music presents Buffalo Chamber Players

Friends of Good Music present Buffalo Chamber Players
Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents The Buffalo Chamber Players.  Buffalo Chamber Players, the ensemble-in-residence at the Albright Knox Art Gallery, presents innovative music programs performed by our region's finest musicians.

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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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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:00pm

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

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Friends of Good Music presents "Lilia"!

Friends of Good Music present Lilia!
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Lilia!".  The indomitable Lilia Skala comes to life in her granddaughter's deeply personal celebration of a life in the theater.

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Friends of Good Music presents Fire and Grace

Friends of Good Music present Fire and Grace
Sun, 03/18/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Fire and Grace: Virtuoso Violin meets Celtic Guitar".  Canadian-born violinist Edwin Huizinga has established himself as one of North America's most versatile violinists.  Grammy award winning guitarist William Coulter has been performing and recording traditional and classical music for more than 25 years.

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Friends of Good Music presents Windsync!

Friends of Good Music presents Windsync
Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Windsync"!  Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as "revolutionary chamber musicians," WindSync is internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Motherhood Out Loud"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Motherhood Out Loud
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/13/2018 - 4:00pm

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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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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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

Huge Outdoor Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park is located on over 400 acres and holds over 250 sculptures.

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