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Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Family Art Day 2017 at the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Family Art Day with Arts Council
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is happy to announce there will be a Free Family Art Day in 2017 sponsored by Fox Financial which will take place at the Olean Center Mall.  Being held on Saturday, April 22 from 1-4pm.  Finger puppets, pinwheels, a spring painting and Easter-themed yarn pictures will be the projects.

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Canticle Farm celebrates Earth Day!

Earth Day 2017 at Canticle Farm
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Saturday, April 22nd, Earth Day, the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and Canticle Farm have chosen to host a grand celebration with Family-orientated Earth Day Activities. 

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2 FREE movies at The Ray Evans Seneca Theater

movie posters
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 2:00pm

Save a Lot invites you to watch 2 FREE movies at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.

Sing (Rated PG) begins at 2pm. 

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Dr. Donika Kelly book signing and presentation at the African American Center for Cultural Development

Donika Kelly at the African American Center for Cultural Development
Sun, 04/23/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Poet and St. Bonaventure University assistant professor, Dr.

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Franklinville's 2017 WNY Maple Festival

Franklinville WNY Maple Festival
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 7:00am - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! 

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Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

9am Registration.  

For more information call 716-949-8295

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2017 Rock City Park Season Opening

exploring the rocks
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!

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Basic Scuba Lessons with J&D Scuba Shop of Allegany

Scuba lessons with J&D Scuba Shop
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to Scuba Dive?  Exploring the deep water, seeing incredible underwater animals or just being completely surrounded by a different world.  You can get your start with Scuba lessons starting this May with J&D Scuba Shop/Travel Club.  The Instructor has over 40 years of dive experi

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I Love My Park Day, 2017

Friends of Allegany State Park
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Friends of Allegany State Park will host I Love My Park Day Event on Saturday, May 6. 2017 from 10am to 1pm. We will be meeting at the Red House Picnic Shelter and registration starts at 9am.  A Sahlen's hot dog lunch will be served afterwards for a nominal fee.

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Rock City Park Hosts 2017 Arts & Crafts Show

Mother's Day Craft Show at Rock City Park
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 5:00pm

The Arts & Crafts Show will include returning popular artists and crafts people as well as new artisans who will be displaying their watercolors, oils, sculptures, photography, jewelry, glass, metals, wood and much, much more.  Vendors will be located indoors, but then visitors can take a hike through the park, exploring the huge rocks and crevices in, under and around them. 

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Allegany State Park GeoBash XII

Allegany State Park Geobash XII
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:00pm

The 12th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been published! ASP Geobash XII will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8AM to 8PM.

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Creekside Round-up's 2017 Horse Pull

horses ready to pull
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Horsepulling is a sport with a team of equine athletes.  These athletes are worked daily to keep their muscles in great shape.  They are bred for their strength and ability to pull heavy loads short distances.

Join us and see horses from all over New York compete.

 

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Heritage Day at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

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Sat, 06/03/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum for a day of Seneca Heritage! 

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2017 Church Festival At the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels

Aerial View of the Church Festival at St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 8:30pm

A spectacular 2-day family event with kids games, live music, great food and beverages. They are celebrating their very FIRST festival as a Basilica!! 

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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 06/11/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Randolph 2017 Arts & Crafts Festival

Randolph's Arts and Crafts Festival
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Held along Randolph’s beautiful, historic Main Street, Randolph’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th!

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2017 South Dayton Open Tractor Pull

South Dayton Tractors
Sun, 06/18/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dirt will be flying at the Fall Tractor Pull in South Dayton on Sunday June 18, located on the South Dayton Fireman's Grounds. 

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2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Steer Wrestling at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 9:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.

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Summer Art Camp at Cinnamon Fern Art Studio

Art Classes at Cinnamon Fern Studio
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:00pm

Summer Art Camp of Stars, Stripes & Sparkles at the Cinnamon Fern Studio in Randolph!  Recommended for ages 7-13.  This week is a patriotic celebration full of fireworks and glitter!  Students will make wood starts, recycled wood flags, wall art, firework paintings, glitter sculptures, jewelry and more! 

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

On the Beach
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Also starting at 4:00 p.m. and running until 6:00 p.m.

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2017 South Dayton Fire Department Annual Tractor Pull

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:00pm

South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Tractor Pull will be held July 7-9 at the Fireman's Grounds, 34 Maple Street, South Dayton. 

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40th Annual Fun Fly & Airshow sponsored by the Southern Tier Aero Radio Society

2016 contestants
Sat, 07/08/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:00pm

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport on July 8-9, 2017.

The S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY. 

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Creekside Round-up 2017 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse
Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Registration begins at 10am.  For more information, call 585-437-5336

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2017

part of the Intertribal dance
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:00pm

A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture.

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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

Spring Game Show
Sun, 07/16/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Summer Art Camp 2 at Cinnamon Fern Art Studio

Art Classes at Cinnamon Fern Studio
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm

Summer Art Camp of Outdoor Art Camp!  Recommended for ages 5-13.  This camp is outdoors for a reason, it is messy!  This is the week where we will do all the art projects that are too messy for inside.  Activities include paint bombs, squirt gun painting, splatter painting, spin art, sand art, feet painting, chalks, spray paing, shaving cream abstract art and Friday color wa

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2017 "Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

previous year
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

It’s a Friday in July. Oh what to do? Head to Allegany State Park for “Rock the Park” celebrating its 6th year! This year’s event takes place on July 21st at its new home at the Quaker Beach area.

Schedule and more information forthcoming.

 

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OnoFest 2017

vendors at OnoFest
Vendors and pavilion at 2010 OnoFest
Woman relaxing by the water at Onoville Marina during OnoFest
View inland from the shore of Onoville Marina
Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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2017 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

Art in the Park
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love the Taste of Olean on July 23rd. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 68th Annual Art in the Park and the 27th Annual Taste of Olean.

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Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit concert, hosted by MAJ Patrick Miller

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Sun, 07/23/2017 - 2:00pm

All money raised at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.

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2017 Cattaraugus County Fair

photo from 2016 Fair
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 11:00pm

OK, Make plans to attend the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!

More information forthcoming.

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26th Annual Street Classics Car Show 2017

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Sun, 08/06/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Stop by to check out the awesome cars and take part in the Chinese Auction and 50/50 drawings.  

Great food available:  chicken bbq by the Allegany Firemen, hotdogs/hamburgers by the Hinsdale Scouts, and Randy's catering will be there as well.

Face painting, games and live music will entertain the young ones.

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2017 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 12th, starting at 9am.

Registration info forthcoming.

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Taste of Ellicottville 2017

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 4:00pm

Taste of Ellicottville where everyone can sample the best that Ellicottville’s fine restaurants have to offer as they set up “Cafe Style” on the streets. Tickets are $1 each and items are between $1-$4. You can purchase tickets at the main ticket booth centrally located in the village. The event will take place throughout the village from 12:00PM – 4:00PM both Saturday and Sunday.

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2017 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:30pm

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!

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Olean Outdoor Fest has been moved to Bradner Stadium, War Vets and Forness Parks

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Fri, 08/25/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:00pm

Date and location for this event have changed since early planning began, so be sure to update your calendar!

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Season Opening for Pumpkinville 2017

picking out pumpkin photo by Greg Spako
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 this area. 

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2017 Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival

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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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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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Building made of Extinct Wood

The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.

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