Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

American Hawkeye Hawkshow at Holiday Valley

The Falconer
Sat, 07/23/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:00pm

Live birds of Prey!  Experience the beauty and thrill of seeing a live Hawk Show.  Audience interaction and participation are included in this show that has falconer, John Clarkson performing amazing tricks with his highly trained birds.  There will be an introduction into the art of falconry before the birds show the audience what they can do!

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OnoFest 2016

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, 07/23/2016 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm

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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Rock The Rails: A Fundraiser for the Salamanca Rail Museum

Poster for the Event
Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

It's time to Rock the Rails!  The Salamanca Rotary Club Presents a fundraiser to upgrade the rolling stock and Rail Museum!  This will take place at the Salamanca Rail Museum.  There will be grilled hotdogs with admission, as well as wine and beer available for purchase.  Not Norman will be providing music on the pation outside of the Rail Museum!  Raffles for delicious

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Little Valley Riders Extreme Cowboy Event 2016

one portion of the challenge
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Stop by and root for your favorite horse and cowboy or cowgirl combination as they face all the obstacles.  You'll see horses climbing on things, picking up the mail, dragging things, and all sorts of things a cowboy would expect his partner to do.

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2016 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

Art in the Park
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 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 24th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 67th Annual Art in the Park and the 26th Annual Taste of Olean.

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CSI Spy Camp

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Mon, 07/25/2016 - 9:00am - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 3:00pm

Do you feel like your child is always in the know of what's going on around them?  Do they have a special interest in Harriet the Spy and SpyKids books?  Why not let them learn the tools of the trade at CSI Spy Camp at the Dresser Rand Challenger Learning Center?  This 4 day camp will have kids taking part in special activities like decoder challenges, interrogation techniques, l

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The Ink Well hosts Summer Art Camp for Kids

art classes
Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:00pm - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 4:00pm

The Ink Well is going to host a number of Art Camps for Kids to help keep them busy during summer break!

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Night Sky Tour at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Starry night
Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:15pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy a laser guided tour of the constellations with expert galaxy guide Greg Snowman. Hear the legends and myths that surround these patterns in the night sky. Later, enjoy views through telescopes to observe other deep space objects such as galaxies, star clusters, nebula and planets. 

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Mini Golf Tournament at Good Times Olean

event poster
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 8:00pm

Out of the Darkness Mini Golf Tournament

7/30/2016 @ 8pm

1st Registration: Wednesday, July 13th from 7-8pm @ Hammer Back Bar & Grill
2nd Registration: Thursday, July 21st from 7-8pm @ Hammer Back Bar & Grill

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Freckled Duck Festival at the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Freckled Ducks on the Water
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the "Freckled Duck Festival" held at the Sanctuary on July 28th from 12-5PM. There will be music, Food, Bird Tours of our 700 birds and 75 species. There will be duck races if there is sufficient  water. Cost is $5 and Bird Tours are $2 each.

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Youth Overnight Party at Good Times of Olean

Poster for the Event
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 10:00pm - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 8:00am

Good Times Youth Overnight Party: A night of fun with your friends!  The next overnight is planned for Sunday July 31st from 10PM-8am the following day.  

Ages 9-15 / $25.00 Per Youth

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2016 Cattaraugus County Fair

Ride the ferris wheel
Mon, 08/01/2016 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/07/2016 - 11:00pm

Come to Summer's Tradition for the last 174 years at the Cattaraugus County Fair in Little Valley!  View the animal barns and shows, ride the rides, tour the booths and games, or enjoy the day and night entertainment like the demos! 

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The Life and Times of Cattaraugus County by the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Earl
Wed, 08/03/2016 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come to this FREE event to learn about the life and times of Cattaraugus County.  Earl McElfresh, Cartographer and local history buff, has made many presentations of the general history of the County.  Come see this lively and information lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Spellbound Festival at St. Bonaventure University

Spellbound Fest
Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:00am - Sun, 08/07/2016 - 8:00pm

On August 5-7, St. Bonaventure will host its first all-ages, family-friendly Spellbound Festival.  Conjured from a love of the Harry Potter series both scholars and fans are invited to take part in a weekend of all things magical.

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25th Annual Street Classics Car and Motorcycle Show

flyer
Sun, 08/07/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

These folks wait all winter long for the opportunity to get out the antiques and classics.  Come on out and see what they've got!!

On Saturday, August 6, there will be a FREE Cruise In from 3-9pm, with pulled pork and ribs by Randy's Up the River.  There will be music and dancing.  BYOB

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Wild About Raptors at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Credit: Drew Avery
Sun, 08/07/2016 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Falcons, Hawks, Owls and more!  Matt Zymanek, an educator at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, will be visiting along with many feathered friends!  He will share unique and fascinating qualities of birds of prey.  Learn fun facts about these majestic, mysterious animals while enjoying the sights and sounds of nature at the Lillibridge preserve.  Photo by Drew Avery. 

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Victory Family Weekend

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Fri, 08/12/2016 - 2:00pm - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 4:00pm

It will be a fun time in Cattaraugus!

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American Hawkeye Hawkshow at Cattaraugus Sportman's Rendezvous

Falcon
Sat, 08/13/2016 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 3:00pm

Live birds of Prey!  Experience the beauty and thrill of seeing a live Hawk Show.  Audience interaction and participation are included in this show that has falconer, John Clarkson performing amazing tricks with his highly trained birds.  There will be an introduction into the art of falconry before the birds show the audience what they can do!

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2016 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/13/2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 13th, starting at 9am.  

In an effort to try and cut down on delays in the registration process, we're now providing the ability to pre-register for the event. The process is simple ... in fact it's as easy as 1-2-3!

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Taste of Ellicottville 2016

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/14/2016 - 4:00pm

A "Taste Sensation" is enjoyed by all as Ellicottville's fine restaurants set up on the streets "cafe style" for your sampling pleasure. 

Noon to 4pm each day.

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Summer Aviation Camp

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Mon, 08/15/2016 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 5:00pm

It's time for Summer Aviation Camp!  Is your child or student interested in planes and want to know what goes on behind the scenes at an airport?  What about the opportunity to fly in a biplane?  Sign them up for the Summer Aviation Camp August 15th-18th and they will have the opportunity to do these things and more!  This Camp is designed for kids entering 8th grade and up.

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2016 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:00pm - 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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Creekside Round-up 2016 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse
Sun, 08/21/2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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4th Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Past Event
Sun, 08/21/2016 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate a day of creativity at the fourth annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival!  Enjoy the sculptures, listen to music, watch the performances and chow down on some good food!  The headlining band will be Funktional Flow!  Sonder, Sly Boots School of Music, and Kaleidoscope Sky will all be performing to keep you entertained as you hike or simply relax on a blanket in t

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Youth Overnight Party at Good Times of Olean

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Sun, 08/21/2016 - 10:00pm - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 8:00am

Good Times Youth Overnight Party: A night of fun with your friends!  The next overnight is planned for Sunday August 21st from 10PM-8am the following day.  

Ages 9-15 / $25.00 Per Youth

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Magnigicent Mushrooms at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Credit: Garrett Taylor
Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Mushrooms are a variety of fungi that produce a fleshy fruiting body and when most of us think of a mushroom, we picture a white, umbrella-shaped cap that rests precariously on a thick, grey stalk.  Mushrooms, however, come in many different shapes, sizes and colors.  Not only are they beautiful to observe, they play a fundamental role for life on earth.  Garrett Taylor (pho

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2016 Wild Wing Festival to benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

some of the unusual birds at Gooseneck
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 28,2016 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.

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Seneca Allegany Events Center presents Willie Nelson & Family

Willie Nelson
Sun, 09/04/2016 - 7:00pm

Singer. Songwriter. Activist. Legend. Each word can be used to describe the iconic Willie Nelson, who will perform at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Sunday, September 4 at 7pm.

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2016 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous contestants
Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights at Griffis
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:00pm - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 10:00pm

Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back!!

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Highlights of the 1920s by the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

1920 fashion
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come to this FREE event to learn about the Highlights of the 1920s by Greg Kinal.  He will feature local history.  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Ellicottville's 2016 Rock 'N Roll Weekend

Part of the Rock n Roll Festival
Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/18/2016 - 5:00pm

Dust off the blue suede shoes, get out the poodle skirts and get ready for a weekend of Rock N' Roll in Ellicottville.

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Season Opening for Pumpkinville 2016

picking out pumpkin photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/17/2016 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

A day at Pumpkinville is a fall family tradition for most families in this area. 

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Creekside Round-up 2016 Fall Trail Ride

Join in on the trailride
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 24.

Registration begins at 9am.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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2016 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 10/02/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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Ellicottville's 2016 Fall Festival

Ellicottville's Fall Festival
Sat, 10/08/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/09/2016 - 5:00pm

It's Ellicottville's oldest and largest Festival when the foliage of the surrounding hills is ablaze with color. Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, crafts and much more.

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Rock City Park's 2016 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

2010 Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Sat, 10/08/2016 - 10:00am - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 5:00pm

Columbus Day Weekend!  October 8 - 10.  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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1901 Buffalo: Birthplace of a New Presidency by the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Pan
Wed, 10/12/2016 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come to this FREE event to learn about what happened in Buffalo in 1901 that shocked the world and recreated the birthplace of a new presidency.  Presentation will be by Mark Lozo and everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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South Dayton's 2016 Holiday Craft Show

Santa and Mrs. Claus
Sat, 11/05/2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Begin your holiday shopping at the South Dayton Holiday Craft Show!

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Christmas in Allegany

Christmas tree clip art
Thu, 11/24/2016 (All day) - Sat, 11/26/2016 (All day)

More information forthcoming.

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2016

winter street scene
Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 7:00pm

Who needs all the hustle and bustle and stress of spending Black Friday at the Mall when the whole family can enjoy Christmas in Ellicottville.

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Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2017

from 2016 show
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 3:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 8th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show will be held January 21st & 22nd, 2017 at Good Times of Olean.

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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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