Join in a mission to Mars with the Dresser Rand Challenger Learning Center! This is a Simulated Mission to Halley's Comet for adults and teens (8th grade and up) on Sunday, January 31, 2016. As an "astronaut" aboard the Mission, you will use smarts, wits and teamwork to successfully navigate through space challenges to study Halley's Comet.
Ellicottville Library is offering a series of classes being led by amateur astronomer Bert Probst and each is structured for anyone over the age of 16.
Olean Theatre Workshop's next production is DRIVING MISS DAISY by Alfred Uhry which will be staged at the Washington Street Theatre on Thursday, February 4 through Sunday, February 7. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm and the curtain for Sunday matinee is 2:30. Tickets are $10 each and are available through at the website, by calling 373-SHOW (7469) or at the door.
Did you know that snowshoeing was invented in North America over 3,000 years ago? This special footwear allowed people to explore areas that were previously unreachable.
Albert Einstein’s reflections on race relations will be presented during a special performance Sunday at the African American Center for Cultural Development in Olean. This is a free performance and all are welcome to attend, with snacks served afterwards. Dr.
Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidociousmusical adventure. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L.
Be at the front line for the second coming of the British Invasion—The Fab Four! By far the closest thing to the real thing, the Emmy Award-winning Fab Four has made fans take a double-take for decades. With their unwavering attention to detail, striking resemblance and precise performances, they’ve treated fans to shows that raise the bar on the typical cover band.
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is offering two kids art camp during the February Break. Each class will last 5 days and will teach kids all sorts of creative new ways to explore art with hands on work and pieces they can take home! You can sign up by stopping at the CCAC office in Allegany or register online.
Cost has been cut by $60! A True "Steam" experience with kids learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Every participant (grades 4th-7th accepted) will receive a free tee shirt and will participate in activities of Daily Team Building, Constellation Quest, Reverse Engineering, Space Jeopardy, Rover Design, Creating a a Futuristic Spa
Joint Olean City Churches presents an African-American Heritage Weekend to celebrate Black History Month! All are welcome to attend this nondenominational event! There will be various programs in honor of Heritage Weekend at Rossi’s church, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; Higginbottom’s church, Trinity United Methodist Church; and Meeks’ church, Bethany Lutheran Church.
The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.
Come enjoy the Art Roscoe Ski Trails and Stone Tower Snowshoe trails at night. Bring a dish to pass, a headlamp and your equipment for a fun adventure. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be provided.
Warm up this winter with one of country music’s hottest tours—Eli Young Band. Since being formed in a dorm room more than a decade ago, Eli Young Band has been gathering fans and gaining momentum by climbing up the country music charts with number 1 hits such as “Crazy Girl” and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart.” They’ve found popular success, critical accolades and AMA awards alo
“Wild about Plants” Understanding Invasive and Poisonous Plants. Come along on an indoor explore as plant expert Bernadette Clabeaux shares the science behind invasive and poisonous plants. Discover what these plants are all about and exactly what makes them tick. Are they all noxious and troublesome or are there some benefits to be gained by them? T
It's hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait 'til you come to Winter Carnival 2016! Events take place on March 12 and 13 throughout the resort and in the Village of Ellicottville.
The South Dayton Daffodil Festival and craft show will be held Saturday, March 19.
What better way to spend a day with family and friends at that at the 20th Annual Maple Weekend™ on March 19-20 and April 2-3, 2016 from 10am-4pm each day presented by the New York State Maple Producers Association?
It is believed by many that art may be found in the pruning of plants. Want to improve a view? Produce a fruit or flower? Create a certain shape and feel for your lawn or garden? All of these can be done simply by managing a tree or shrub to your best advantage!
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is offering two kids art camp during the Spring Break. Each class will last 5 days and will teach kids all sorts of creative new ways to explore art with hands on work and pieces they can take home! You can sign up by stopping at the CCAC office in Allegany or register online.
See the Webby Award-winning Live From Daryl’s House with Daryl Hall and John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls. The well-known Philadelphia soul man Daryl Hall has had a career that few can match.
Who wouldn't want to race down a ski slope into an icy pond?? Whether you get wet or just watch, it is FUN !
Join us in celebrating the Official Grand Opening of The Bear Run ATV Park. We are celebrating this day with our first dice run. We have 12 miles of awesome trails carved into our beautiful landscape. If you have never been to The Woods at Bear Creek, this is a great opportunity to visit us and have a great time.
Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it!
11am Registration. First run at noon. For more information call 716-942-6316
Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!
You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.
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.
Allegany State Park is beautiful all year 'round, but springtime is an extra special season. The trees, the animals, and the flowers are all things that are part of the GeoBash experience. There are many beautiful spots in the park and it's no coincidence that there are geocaches located in strategic spots all over the park.
Where nature enthusiasts have gathered since 1959.
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.
Dirt will be flying at the Fall Tractor Pull in South Dayton on Sunday June 132, 2016, located on the South Dayton Fireman's Grounds.
More information forthcoming. Please check back.
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.
Hinsdale American Legion Post 1434 will be bringing back a little bit of Hinsdale’s past on Sunday July 5th.
Open Sundays July and August 2-5 P.M.. Guided tours of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park.
City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 5:30 PM. The fireworks are organized by the Olean Professional Firefighters Association, OPFFA.
South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department's 27th Annual Tractor Pull will be held July 8-10 at the Fireman's Grounds, 34 Maple Street, South Dayton.
Engine and Tractor displays all weekend.
See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport on July 9-10, 2016.
Car Show, food, games, raffles, chicken BBQ and family fun! Visit the Pfeiffer Nature Center's booth to discover what upcoming nature adventures are in store for you. Heritage Day is sure to be “Good old fashioned fun for everyone”. The location is downtown Portville.
Chicken BBQ, Classic Car Show, Live Music, Train & Family Fun !!!
This event is an alcohol free, family event to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Seneca Nation featuring real Native American arts and crafts.
The park will present a fun night of music and dancing.
Come be Italian for the day or two at the Italian Festival in Olean. Enjoy Italian-American cuisine, food, and live music. Kids games, games of chance, more food and more music!
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 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.
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!
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
Registration information and schedule forthcoming.
Please check back.
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.
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!
Registration begins at 10am. For more information, call 585-437-5336
WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 28,2016 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.
Dust off the blue suede shoes, get out the poodle skirts and get ready for a weekend of Rock N' Roll in Ellicottville.
A day at Pumpkinville is a fall family tradition for most families in this area.
Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 24.
Registration begins at 9am.
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.
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.
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.
It'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
request that the Enchanted Mountains guide
be snail mailed to you for FREE!
HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.