The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a fun and educational way for kids (ages 6-11 years old) to spend their February winter break. Each day they will participate in classes that teach of Seneca history, culture and heritage. There will be a morning and afternoon snack provided, but children will need to bring a bag lunch each day. Here are the classes:
The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.
February 25 & 26th is African American Heritage Weekend in Olean, with partnership of the African American Center for Cultural Development and The GOAC!
Trees are crucial to life on earth for countless reasons. They create oxygen, purify water, provide shelter and manufacture food. Most food made by trees is produced when the weather is warm but there is a beloved food that specific trees make when the weather is still cold… maple syrup! The Creation of maple syrup has been around for some 300 years and has a very interes
With Winter almost over, it’s time to get outside! Get ready to "March" into Randolph on Saturday, March 4th! From 10am to 4 pm.
What a weekend! Come out and join us for the 25th Anniversary parade, as well as all of the other activities, in 2017! If you thought 2016 was a great year for Mardi Gras in Ellicottville, just wait! We are putting together a GREAT time for all of the family. Come out and join the reinvigorated Ellicottville Mardi Gras scene!
It's hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait 'til you come to Winter Carnival 2017! It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family.
Sarod player Aditya Verma is one of Canada’s premier forces on the international world music scene. A charismatic sarod player based in Montreal, he has won the admiration of audiences across North America, Europe and India. His electrifying performances reveal his virtuosity, passionate energy and an intensely emotional approach to music.
The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a Spring Lecture Series, beginning March 16 and continuing through May 25th, with a series of informative, pertinent and timely range of topics. These events are free and open to the public. Each lecture will start at 6pm and generally continue for an hour to an hour and a half. There will be lectures from Read more
What better way to spend a day with family and friends at that at the 21st Annual Maple Weekend™ on March 18-19 and March 25-26, 2017 from 10am-4pm each day presented by the New York State Maple Producers Association.
It is said that everybody has a double out there in the world somewhere. But is this true for snowflakes?
Who wouldn't want to race down a ski slope into an icy pond?? Whether you get wet or just watch, it is FUN !
The South Dayton Daffodil Festival and craft show will be held Saturday, April 8.
More information forthcoming!
Now in its 41st concert season, Madrigalia, A Rochester-based vocal ensemble, delights audiences of all ages with diverse choral repertoire spanning the centuries and exploring many styles.
More information forthcoming. Please check back.
Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it!
For more information call 716-949-8295
Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!
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
Join in the fun at Allegany State Park! And help clean up your favorite Park for Spring!
Located at 505 Route 16 South in Olean, New York, Rock City Park is home to one of the largest natural displays of quartz conglomerate in the world and attracts thousands of global visitors each year.
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.
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.
3 big days! Church Festival at St. Mary's - A traditional street festival in Olean, NY on W. Henley and N. Union.
These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!
Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year, and this year will be no different!
Schedule and more information forthcoming.
Dirt will be flying at the Fall Tractor Pull in South Dayton on Sunday June 18, located on the South Dayton Fireman's Grounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Registration begins at 10am. For more information, call 585-437-5336
A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture.
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.
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!
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.
OK, Make plans to attend the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!
More information forthcoming.
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.
The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 12th, starting at 9am.
Registration info forthcoming.
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.
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!
Help support the Rehabilitation Center, Homcare Hospice, St. Judes, Make a Wish and more at the Olean Outdoor Fest. A Portion of The Proceeds will be donated to those organizations and attendees are sure to have a great time with this action packed-event held over Labor Day Weekend (Sept 1-3).
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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Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.