Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

81st Annual Old Home Week sponsored by the Allegany Fire Department

Allegany Old Home Week 2017
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 6:00pm - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 6:30pm

The Allegany Engine Company 2017 81st Annual Old Home Week activities will occur from Tuesday, June 20th through Saturday, June 24th. The Engine Company welcomes Powers & Thomas Midway Entertainment

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The Paranormal in WNY by John Koerner

2017 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

John Koerner will be doing a presentation on "The Paranormal in WNY" at the Stone House (Cattaraugus County Museum) on June 22, 2017.

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Juneteenth Festival with the African American Center for Cultural Development

Juneteenth at JCC in Olean
Sat, 06/24/2017 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

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Star Party at Allegany State Park

Star Party at Allegany State Park
Sat, 06/24/2017 - 9:15pm - 11:15pm

Join us on Saturday, June 24 at 9:15PM at Park Site #52 at the south end of Quaker Lake to enjoy naked eye viewing of our beautiful night sky. You are probably familiar with the Big Dipper, but can you find the Little Dipper? Did you know there is a graceful swan gliding across the summer sky? Jupiter, the king of planets, will be in our western sky.

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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 - 4:30pm

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 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Then at 6:00 p.m. Listen to Allegany’s own Artist in Residence, Darrell Porter.

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City of Olean's Fireworks 2017

Fireworks in the night sky
Tue, 07/04/2017 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 5:30 PM.  Coolers and packages carried into the stadium will be checked for security reasons. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be scheduled for the next clear night.

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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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Fireworks Display at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino!

Fireworks at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 07/07/2017 - 9:30pm - 10:30pm

Come for a FREE Fireworks Extravaganza display at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino!  The dazzling display will be viewed from the top level of the parking garage and not to be missed! 

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

STARS Fun Fly and Model Airshow on July 8&9, 2017
Group of model aircraft at 2014 STARS Rally
2016 contestants for Fun Fly
Military model aircraft at 2014 STARS Rally
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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Our Own History Show & Tell by the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Ellicottville Historical Museum
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to learn about the history of Ellicottville NY.  Guests who come to the presentation can ring their own bit of history and talk about it!  Or get an answer to a question you have always had!  Come see this informative lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Who was Erastus Granger? by Tom Schobert

2017 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tom Schobert will be doing a presentation on "Erastus Granger" at the Stone House (Cattaraugus County Museum) on July 13, 2017.

See the full schedule of presentations and performances for 2017's Summer at the Stone House 2017.

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2017

2017 Seneca Pow Wow
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.  This is Norht America's Biggest Smoke Dance Contest.  There will be other dance styles as well including Fancy, Grass, Traditional, and Jingle. 

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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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10,000 Maniacs perform at Griffis Sculpture Park

10,000 Maniacs perform at Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 07/16/2017 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

The long-awaited return concert is here!  Benefit concert for Griffis Sculpture Park. 10,000 Maniacs will perform the entire "In My Tribe" album.

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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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Traditional Music of Western New York with Dave Ruch

2017 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dave Ruch will be doing a presentation and performances on "Traditional Music of Western New York" at the Summer at the Stone House on July 27, 2017.

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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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"Why the CIA Killed JFK and Malcolm X" at the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

JFK presentation at the Ellicottville Historical Museum
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to hear John Koerner speak on "Why The CIA killed John F Kennedy and Malcolm X".  Come see this exciting lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Irish-American Music presentation by Allen Hopkins

2017 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 08/10/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Allen Hopkins will be doing a presentation and performances about "Irish American Music" at the Stone House on August 10, 2017.

Learn more about Allen Hopkins at AllenHopkins.org

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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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Music of WWI with Jim Kimball

2017 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 08/24/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Jim Kimball will be giving a presentation and performances on "Music of WWI" at the Cattaraugus County Museum on August 24, 2017.

This is a free event that is part of 2017's Summer at the Stone House Event Series at the Stone House, 9824 Rt. 16, Machias, NY.

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Olean Outdoor Fest

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

Help support the Rehabilitation Center, Homcare Hospice, St. Judes, Make a Wish and more at the Olean Outdoor Fest.  Proceeds will be donated to those organizations and attendees are sure to have a great time with this action packed-event.

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Rock 'N Remember for Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Rock 'N Remember 2017 Gowanda
Sun, 08/27/2017 - 1:00pm - 9:00pm

This year's event proceeds will benefit the Gowanda Ambulance building fund and the Hollywood Theater restoration fund. Live local bands, food trucks, Chinese auction baskets, raffles! More details to follow.   Save the Date!

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Presentation on Joseph Ellicott at the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Joseph Ellicott presentation at the Ellicottville Historical Museum
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to this FREE event to listen to Katy Sergel who is from the Holland Land Museum.  She will be speaking on "Joseph Ellicott and the Museum".  Ellicottville was named in honor of Joseph Ellicott, who was an agent for the Holland Land Co.  Come see this exciting lecture!  Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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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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"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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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

Zoar Valley MUA has the TALLEST Basswood tree in the world!

According to the DEC, a 128 foot tall basswood within Zoar Valley has been reported to be the tallest basswood in the world.

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