Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Outside Allegany's Santa House
Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Christmas in Gowanda 2016 with Polar Express Train

Christmas in Gowanda
Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:00pm - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 8:00pm

Gowanda is a a beautifully quaint community nestled among the hills surrounding Cattaraugus Creek and is coming together for a Christmas Celebration on December 3, 2016.

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OHI:YO' Social PowWow

PowWow poster
Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:00pm

Join in the fun at the 2nd annual OHI:YO' Social PowWow.

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5x7: Art for Everyone at the Arts Council

5x7 Art for Everyone
Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

5X7: Art for Everyone Exhibition and Sale is an annual fundraiser for CCAC that invites artists both amateur and professional to compose and donate 5" X 7" artworks anonymously. For 2016, we'll have a Holiday Edition, which will include the addition of handmade and artisan holiday ornaments on a festive holiday tree.

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CCLAA presents " All She Wants For Christmas" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Silver Bells Variety Show 2015
Sun, 12/04/2016 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to a family friendly community event where you can see your neighbors, family and fellow community members on stage performing Enchanté Cabaret's Show "All She Wants for Christmas" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.  

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Visit With Santa At His Cottage at Lincoln Park in Olean

Santa Claus
Wed, 12/07/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park.  Despite being so busy this time of year, Santa will available for kids to visit with on December 7th and December 14th from 6-8pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Thomaseen Foley's "A Celtic Christmas"

Celtic Christmas
Wed, 12/07/2016 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

For the past 13 years, with a world-class ensemble of musicians, dancers and singers from both sides of the Atlantic, Tomáseen Foley's "A Celtic Christmas" has played to packed concert halls and critical acclaim from Los Angeles to New York to Chicago to Palm Beach and beyond.

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Annual Santa's Carnival by Community Action

Santa and his list
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Cattaraugus Community Action will host its 10th annual Santa’s Carnival for the children of Cattaraugus County. This year’s Carnival is sure to be as much as fun as previous years – if not more! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for photo-ops, and Caricatures by Eric will be here to draw the children into funny holiday poses!

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Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Outside Allegany's Santa House
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Spoon River Project"

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 7:30pm - Sun, 12/11/2016 - 10:00pm

In this beautifully haunting play based on Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology, the former residents of Spoon River examine life and the longing for what might have been. As the citizens reflect on the dreams, secrets, and regrets of their lives, they paint a gritty and honest portrait of the town as all of their pasts are illuminated.

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Holiday Nature Crafts for Kids Program

previous class
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Hey kids! Do you need a gift for someone special? Enjoy a fun time at Pfeiffer Nature Center’s ”Make ‘n’ Take A Nature Gift”!

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Santa at Gowanda Harley-Davidson®

Santa's Little Helpers!
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Santa has planned his annual visit to Gowanda Harley-Davidson even with his busy schedule. Mark your holiday calendar for December 10th. Free Photo's emailed to you, ornaments, cookies and hot cocoa too.

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A Bear Creek Christmas Craft Show and Tree Lighting

Woods at Bear Creek Christmas Celebration
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Come celebrate with The Woods at Bear Creek at their Christmas Celebration, 'A Bear Creek Christmas' and 3rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!  There will be plenty to do with a Holiday Craft Show, Wagon Rides and Kids Activities.  Proceeds will benefit 'Toys for Tots' and this is sponsored by US Foods. 

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Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Outside Allegany's Santa House
Sat, 12/10/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Visit Santa at his House in Allegany

Fireplace in Allegany's Santa's House
Outside Allegany's Santa House
Thu, 12/15/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Santa will be making five stops to his house in Allegany to visit with kids from around the area!

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Reindeer Day at the Salamanca Historical Society Museum

Reindeer Day at the Salamanca Historical Society Museum
Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Reindeer Day is here!  Kids can visit Dancer, in person, as well as Santa!  Santa and one of his reindeer will be greeting guests outside the doors of the museum.  Adults can have some fun at the basket raffle and bake sale.  Baskets will be all sizes and shapes, filled with a variety of items.  Tickets are just $1 a piece or the price goes down the more tickets you buy

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12 Skating Days of Christmas

Ice Skating at the William O Smith Rec Center
Sun, 12/18/2016 - 6:00pm - Sat, 12/31/2016 - 4:00pm

Through the generosity of the community businesses and organizations listed below, the City of Olean Youth Bureau & Recreation Department is offering free admission for public ice skating the following dates and times.  There is a $2.00 skate rental fee.

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Santa is coming to the Olean Public Library

Santa at the Olean Public Library
Mon, 12/19/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Direct from the North Pole, Santa will have:
*A Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long
*Story-Telling
*Incredible Floating Snow ball
*7 foot tall Frosty
* And More!

Children will get to see what Santa's life is really like. Join us for this fun holiday event!

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Breakfast with Santa at Sprague's Maple Farm

Santa in the Restaurant
Sat, 12/24/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa on the morning of Christmas Eve.  But not at just any restaurant, at Sprague's Maple Farms, famous for their amazing food and delicious syrup!  Christmas is a special time here at Sprague's. The lighting is spectacular, the warmth of the fire burning in the fireplace, family and friends get together for celebrations.

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Friends of Good Music presents "Murder on the Nile"

Murder on the Nile
Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Aquila Theatre, in its 25th anniversary season, stages “Murder on the Nile,” by one of the greatest mystery writers in world literature — Agatha Christie. This brilliant new production features a masterful whodunit and Aquila's clever signature style.

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Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2017

from 2016 show
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 3:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 8th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show will be held January 21st & 22nd, 2017 at Good Times of Olean.

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Friends of Good Music presents Kremlin Chamber Orchestra

The Kremlin Chamber Orchestra
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Founded in 1991, the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra comprises some of Russia's finest young string players.  The orchestra has carved a niche for itself under the creative baton of its founder and music director, Misha Rachlevsky.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Odd Couple"

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Thu, 02/09/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:00pm

When their respective marriages fall apart, endearing slob Oscar Madison invites his former college friend Felix Unger to move in with him.

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Friends of Good Music presents Music from India: Aditya Verma

Aditya Verma
Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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.

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Friends of Good Music presents Madrigalia

Madrigalia
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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.

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

2016 contestants
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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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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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2016It'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

Many Old Schoolhouses

There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County

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