Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Fall Foliage Weekends at Sprague's Maple Farm

Take a hike or ride up to the Sugar House!
Fri, 10/09/2015 - 8:00am - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 6:00pm

Come to Sprague's Maple Farms any weekend in October for Fall Foliage Fun! 

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Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2015

Ellicottville's Fall Festival
Sat, 10/10/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/11/2015 - 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 2015 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

2010 Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Sat, 10/10/2015 - 10:00am - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 5:00pm

Columbus Day Weekend!  October 10 - 12.  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 8th annual Rock City Park Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show during Columbus Day Weekend.

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The Diary of Anne Frank by OTW

Diary of Anne Frank
Thu, 10/15/2015 - 7:00pm - Sun, 10/18/2015 - 10:00pm

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK tells the story of a 13-year old Jewish girl in hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II. Anne receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday, a blank slate for her to record her thoughts, hopes and dreams. Not long after, she and her family are forced to go into hiding to escape imprisonment in the Nazi work camps.

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The Martian: A Public Mission to Mars

Poster for the event
Sun, 10/18/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

"The Martian", A Public Mission offered by the Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center and Carmike Cinema.  You and other participants will have to safely guide the Mars Transport Vehicle into Martian orbit and land succesfully.  You must also launch a weather satellite into Martian Orbit before your return. Once completed, the team can enjoy light refreshments and snacks. 

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Theatre
Fri, 10/23/2015 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Come to Good Times of Olean for a Murder Myster Dinner Theatre with audience interaction!  The time is March 1933. Prohibition is in full swing.  This roaring mystery-comedy is set at the Imperial Ballroom in Atlantic City, where guests are watching a live radio broadcast while dining and enjoying an evening of entertainment.

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Scary Stories at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Scary Stories!
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Have some scary or not so scary fun at this story telling event held by the Seneca Iroquois National Museum just in time for Halloween! 

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An Evening of Owls

Barred Owl
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Halloween time is the perfect time to explore the superstitions surrounding mysterious, wise old owls.  Learn about the many beautiful species of owls that we have in our neighborhoods and then set out upon a moon lit trail in hopes of an up close and personal look at these fascinating creatures of the night. 

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Horror at the Hollywood 2015

What is happening at the Hollywood?
Sun, 10/25/2015 - 6:00pm - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 9:00pm

Discover for yourself, if Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater is really Haunted.  Make your way through the old Theater full of creatures from the night and scary passages throughout. 

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Halloween "Baggers" Night at Gowanda Harley Davidson

Gowanda Harley
Fri, 10/30/2015 - 5:00pm

A fun new twist on "Begger's Night" for us here at GHD! Trunk or Treating---Bagger Style!  Children in costume will pass by Bikers with saddle bags filled with candy. Decorate your ride for trick or treaters to see while the visit your spooky ride for treats!

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Halloween Family Bowling Party

Poster for the Event
Sat, 10/31/2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Take the whole family to Good Times of Olean for a Halloween Family Bowling Party!  This will be cosmic bowling, where special lights, lasers, music and more are used to create even more fun!  You can bring up to 8 people and enjoy:
2 hours of unlimited bowling
Shoe rentals
Large cheese and pepperoni pizza, large pitcher of soda
Kids 12 and under receive good bags

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Portville's 2015 Art and Antique Show

Poster for Portville's 2015 Art and Antique Show
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/08/2015 - 5:00pm

Portville Central School is proud to announce the return of the Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show!  Last year there was a warm welcome back to this event so it is back again this year!  This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food. 

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2015

folks shopping on a snowy day
Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/29/2015 - 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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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2015

After Santa throws the light switch
Fri, 11/27/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa lights thousands of lights in Lincoln Park when he parades through town in celebration in the annual Traditional kick-off to the holiday season! 

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Ellicottville's 2015 Christmas Stroll

Living Nativity
Sat, 12/05/2015 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Experience a unique, old-fashioned holiday season with the Christmas Stroll. 

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2016

last years show
Sat, 01/23/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 4:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 7th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show will be held January 23rd & 24th, 2016 at Good Times of Olean.

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Holiday Valley's 2016 Penguin Paddle

Penguin Paddle
Sat, 02/20/2016 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Mardi Gras 2016

snow sculptures are part of the fun!
Sat, 03/12/2016 - 11:00am - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 12:00am

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.

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58th Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage 2016

Pond Study
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 2:00pm

Where nature enthusiasts have gathered since 1959.

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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 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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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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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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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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Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2015It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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