Have you heard of the group painting social trend? People gather to sip wine and are led in a painting class by an instructor. Everyone follows step by step, creating the same painting while sipping their wine. Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) Programs and Grants Manager Courtney Mealy was well aware of the trend and thought of a new twist on the theme.
Have you ever wondered how those chainsaw artists do their carvings? This is the opportunity to watch them work, for FREE, and bid on their art at the auction following.
If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve.
Where nature enthusiasts have gathered since 1959.
The Bradner Bash is an event to bring focus and people back to Bradner Stadium. Music, food, fun and games (focused to the family crowd) will be the main ingredients of Bradner Bash.
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.
Competitors: please call for details on new rules!
Doors open at 6:30 & first whistle is at 7:30.
More information forthcoming.
For more information, e-mail EnchantedMountainsRollerDerby [at] yahoo [dot] com or contact them on facebook
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3 big days! Church Festival at St. Mary's - A traditional street festival in Olean, NY on W. Henley and N. Union.
More information forthcoming. Please check back.
11am Registration. First run at noon. For more information call 585-365-5788
Join the Ischua Valley Historical Society for a special event at Cadiz Cemetery on this day.
Randolph’s Annual Arts & Crafts Festival will be held rain or shine along the beautiful, historic Main Street on Saturday June 20th from 10am – 5pm.
A FREE event filled with beautiful handmade items, local talented artisans displaying their masterpieces, great food, children’s activities, a wide variety of live entertainment and so much more.
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
“Living History in Leon”on June 20th where you can one of Ely Parker's descendent portray his story. Ely Parker was Grant's adjutant and in fact, drafted the terms of the surrender in the Civil War. Ely Parker was a Seneca Indian as well.
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.
Allegany State Park will celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 3 by inviting the public to bring their lawn chairs to Quaker Beach for an evening of food, fireworks and fun.
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.
Hinsdale American Legion Post 1434 will be bringing back a little bit of Hinsdale’s past on Sunday July 5th.
Enjoy a hike in the woods while you check out a cabin that is built entirely from trees that no longer grow here.
The park will present a fun night of music and dancing.
South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department's 26th Annual Tractor Pull will be held July 10 - 12 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 11-12, 2015.
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.
Fog lifting, coolness before the heat of the day is a great time to visit and explore the trails of the Outdoor Living Museum of the Lillibridge Preserve.
Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $5 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 26th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 65th Annual Art in the Park and the 25th Annual Taste of Olean.
Come to Summer's Tradition for the last 173 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!
Olean Theatre Workshop is proud to announce the event of the summer, the musical everyone will be taking about, the staging of the amazing musical OLIVER!
Come spend a fun summer’s evening with music, fun, and fireworks at Red House Beach Area as Allegany State Park and the Cattaraugus County Arts Council team up once again for their 8th Annual Beach Party.
Don't miss this lip smackin', barbeque sauce on your chin, family fun event near the Allegheny River in Salamanca, NY.
Check out the website for Limestone Volunteer Fire Department for registration forms and directions.
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.
WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 23,2015 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.
Registration begins at 10am. For more information, call 585-437-5336
Dirt will be flying at the Fall Tractor Pull in South Dayton on Sunday September 13, 2015 located on the South Dayton Fireman's Grounds.
Dust off the blue suede shoes, get out the poodle skirts and get ready for a weekend of Rock N' Roll in Ellicottville.
A full day of family fun featuring the Bounty Barn with locally produced jams & jellies, maple & honey products.
Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 27.
Registration begins at 9am.
Holiday Valley Mountain Resort and Conference Center will be offering chairlift rides up and down the Spruce Lake Quad.
What a great way to view the autumn foliage!!
Join for the 38th annual Salamanca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long! Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage.
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, arts and much more.
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.
Discover for yourself, if Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater is really Haunted.
All proceeds benefit the restoration of the Hollywood Theater.
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.
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!
Experience a unique, old-fashioned holiday season with the Christmas Stroll.
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!
The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County is Home to 3 outcroppings of rocks, with the largest outcropping of Quartz Conglomerate Rocks at Rock City Park being the largest in the world; Little Rock City State Park and Thunder Rocks at Allegany State Park