Entertainment & Attractions

Entertainment & Attractions

Entertainment & Attractions Events

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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2017 Cadiz Heritage Day

2017 Cadiz Heritage Day
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Have some old-fashioned fun on Cadiz Heritage Day to be held at the Howe-Prescott House with cultural demonstrations and food!

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South Dayton's Fall Tractor Pull

South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull
Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Any year tractor is welcome for those 12 years and older.  There is a $5 admission fee and a hitch fee of $10 per class for the pullers.  Visitors are welcome to stop by the Firemen's Grounds, sit on the sidelines and root for their favorite tractor!

Weight classes (including the driver) will be updated soon. 

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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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Allegany's Main Street Comes Alive at Annual Bonagany Festival

Bonagany festival in Allegany NY
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

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. 

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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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2017 Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival

2017 Falling Leaves Festival in Salamanca, NY
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/01/2017 - 5:00pm

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

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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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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 Harvest Heritage Fall Festival in Gowanda

Gowanda's Fall Festival 2017
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Gowanda is having a Fall Festival at the end of September to start the Colorful season off!  Join in the scarecrow contest, stop to smell the mums at the Library sale, or take a tour of the Historic Hollywood Theater!

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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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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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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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"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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Toy Train Collectors Society Train Show

Toy Train Collector Society's Fall Show 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Autumn in The Southern Tier Train Show!  The Toy Train Collectors Society is hosting a Train Show at the Olean Intermediate-Middle School where the public is welcome to attend! 

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2017 Halloween "Baggers" Night at Gowanda Harley Davidson

Gowanda Harley
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

A fun new twist on "Begger's Night" for us here at GHD! Trunk or Treating---Bagger Style!  Children in costume will pass by Bikers with saddle bags filled with candy. Decorate your ride for trick or treaters to see while they visit your spooky ride for treats!

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[Cancelled] Horror at the Gowanda Hollywood Theater 2017

Gowanda's Horror at the Hollywood
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 6:00pm - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:00pm

Cancelled due to construction on the haunted parts of the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater.

Check out The Chicago Authority concert on Oct. 21, 2017.

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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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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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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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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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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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Leon's 2017 Old Fashion Christmas

Victorian Christmas in Leon
Sun, 12/10/2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Leon Historical Society presents the 21st annual Christmas Program at the Historical Church at the four corners in Leon.  See the members of the Historical Society dressed in Victorian attire and you are encouraged to wear your Victorian dress as well!

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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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