Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Art, Wine, Fun and Friends - Good for the body and soul!

sculpting tools
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 6:00pm - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:00pm

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.

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Carving at the Casino

Last Year's Carving Event
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Pfeiffer Nature Center

goldfinch image
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:30am - 10:30am

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.

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57th Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage 2015

Pond Study
Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 2:00pm

Where nature enthusiasts have gathered since 1959.

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2015 Bradner Bash

Bradner Stadium
Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:00pm - Sat, 05/30/2015 - 2:00am

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. 

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Creekside Round-up's 2015 Horse Pull

Draft Horses pulling logs at Creekside Roundup Arena
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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!

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Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby V Rock City B-sides

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Sat, 06/06/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

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

 

enchantedmountainrollerderby [at] yahoo [dot] com ( )

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2015 Church Festival At St. Mary of the Angels

Aerial View of the Church Festival at St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY
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Fri, 06/12/2015 - 5:00pm - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 6:00pm

3 big days! Church Festival at St. Mary's - A traditional street festival in Olean, NY on W. Henley and N. Union. 

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South Dayton OpenTractor Pull

Sun, 06/14/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 06/14/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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Flag Day Celebration at Cadiz Cemetery

Courtesy of FindaGrave.com
Sun, 06/14/2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the Ischua Valley Historical Society for a special event at Cadiz Cemetery on this day.

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Randolph 2015 Arts & Crafts Festival

Check out the crafts
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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.

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Juneteenth Festival at the African American Center for Cultural Development

Celebrate Freedom!
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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

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Ely Parker at Appomattox

Ely Parker
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

“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. 

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2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Spend July 4th with your family at the Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 9:30pm

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.

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2015 Fireworks at Allegany State Park

fireworks
Fri, 07/03/2015 - 4:00pm - 10:30pm

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.

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City of Olean's Fireworks 2015

Fireworks in the night sky
Sat, 07/04/2015 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

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.

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Don Kent & Rich "Pork" Giberson Memorial Horse Pull 2015

contestants before the pull begins
Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Hinsdale American Legion Post 1434 will be bringing back a little bit of Hinsdale’s past on Sunday July 5th.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's Historic Chestnut Cabin Open House

Historic cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Enjoy a hike in the woods while you check out a cabin that is built entirely from trees that no longer grow here.

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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2015 "Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

The park will present a fun night of music and dancing. 

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2015 South Dayton Fire Department Annual Tractor Pull

Picture from a tractor show in South Dayton
Fri, 07/10/2015 - 10:00pm - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 5:00pm

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.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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S.T.A.R.S. 38th Annual Rally and Airshow 2015

Picture of 3 radio controlled planes from RCStars.org
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/12/2015 - 3:00pm

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport on July 11-12, 2015.

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The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2015

part of the Intertribal dance
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 10:00pm

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. 

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FOOLS

Don't be a fool- see this play!
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 9:00pm
This is Neil Simon at his most historical...er...hysterical!  Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He's landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives he finds people sweeping dust from the stoops back into their houses and people milking upside down to get more cream.
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Pfeiffer Nature Center Summer Morning Forest Hike

Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge Property
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

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.

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8th Annual OnoFest 2015

vendors at OnoFest
Sat, 07/25/2015 - 11:00am - 10:00pm

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!

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Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby V First Settlement Derby Dames

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Sat, 07/25/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

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

 

enchantedmountainrollerderby [at] yahoo [dot] com ( )

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2015 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

Art in the Park
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 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 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.

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2015 Cattaraugus County Fair

Ride the ferris wheel
Mon, 08/03/2015 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 11:00pm

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! 

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Olean Theater Workshop presents OLIVER

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Thu, 08/06/2015 - 2:55pm - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 2:55pm

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!

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2015 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

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. 

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Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby V Babes of Wrath

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Sat, 08/08/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

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

 

enchantedmountainrollerderby [at] yahoo [dot] com ( )

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Salamanca Rockin Ribfest 2015

Salamanca's Rockin' Ribfest logo
Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 6:00pm

Don't miss this lip smackin', barbeque sauce on your chin, family fun event near the Allegheny River in Salamanca, NY.

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2015 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Check out the website for Limestone Volunteer Fire Department for registration forms and directions.

 

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Taste of Ellicottville 2015

Sampling at Taste of Ellicottville
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 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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2015 Wild Wing Festival to benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

some of the birds
Sun, 08/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 23,2015 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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Creekside Round-up 2015 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse nose
Sun, 09/06/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Registration begins at 10am.  For more information, call 585-437-5336

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2015 South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull

Picture from a tractor pull in South Dayton
Sun, 09/13/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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. 

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2015 Ellicottville's Rock 'N Roll Weekend

Part of the Rock n Roll Festival
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/20/2015 - 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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Season Opening for Pumpkinville 2015

Selecting the perfect pumpkin at Pumpkinville
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

A full day of family fun featuring the Bounty Barn with locally produced jams & jellies, maple & honey products.

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Creekside Round-up 2015 Fall Trail Ride

Autumn trail ride
Sun, 09/27/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 27.

Registration begins at 9am.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

 

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Autumn Chairlift Rides 2015

Enjoy the fall foliage!
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/18/2015 - 5:00pm

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!!

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Salamanca's Annual Falling Leaves Festival, 2015

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 5:00pm

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. 

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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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, arts 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

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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Horror at the Hollywood 2015

What is happening at the Hollywood?
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 6:00pm - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 9:00pm

Discover for yourself, if Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater is really Haunted.

  • Saturday, October 24   
  • Sunday, October 25    
  • Friday, October 30  
  • Saturday, October 31    

All proceeds benefit the restoration of the Hollywood Theater.

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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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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Rockin'

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

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