Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Friends of Good Music presents Olean's own Patrick Mulryan

Patrick Mulryan Performing
Fri, 09/23/2016 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

From Olean to New York to London and back again 

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Creekside Roundup 2016 Fall Trail Ride

Join in on the trailride
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!

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Allegany State Park's National Public Lands Day

Volunteers from the past
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Allegany State Park will once again take part in the National Public Lands Day event on Sept. 24. The national celebration gives people a chance to “give back,” by allowing them to volunteer a few hours to care for the public lands they use.  This year, the Allegany State Park celebration will focus on the Red House Area.

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Guided Tours at Nannen Arboretum

Entrance to the Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

The Nannen Arboretum will host FREE guided tour through it's center for one day only, September 25th.  This will be in the almost peak of the fall foliage and the highlights of the tours will include:
Crab Apple and Evergreen Collection, diversities of the trees planted here
Carolyn Lowe Herb Garden
Northrup Nature Hall and Chapman Nature Sanctuary
Lake Nipponica

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Pruning with the Enchanted Mountain Garden Club

How to prune a tree
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to prune your trees and bushes!
Mark your calendars! September 26th at 7:00 pm our guest speaker will be a local landscaper: Gordon Scott. His topic: Pruning!
Where: Little Bona's 95 E. Main St Allegany, NY
When: 7:00 pm-8:00pm
Bring a friend!
Free and open to the public!

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2016 Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival

Schedule for Salamanca falling Leaves Festival 2016
Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/02/2016 - 5:00pm

Join for the 39th annual Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long!  Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage.  Started as a way to promote the culture of the Seneca Nation of Indians, as well as the relationship between the nation and the City of Salamanca, the celebration will have a cultural aspect with dem

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Fall Foliage Weekends at Sprague's Maple Farm

Take a hike or ride up to the Sugar House!
Sat, 10/01/2016 - 8:00am - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 8:00pm

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

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Toy Train Collectors Society Train Show

Toy Trains!
Sun, 10/02/2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Autumn in Allegany Train Show!  The Toy Train Collectors Society is hosting a Train Show at the Carter Event Center in Allegany, NY where the public is welcome to attend! 

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2016 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 10/02/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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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

On October 8th and 9th, 2016, come to Ellicottville’s  Fall Festival; the oldest and largest, takes place when the foliage of the surrounding hills are ablaze with color!  Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, fine art, and an arts and craft show, carnival rides, live entertainment and much more.

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Rock City Park's 2016 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

2010 Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Sat, 10/08/2016 - 10:00am - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 5:00pm

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.

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Pfeiffer's Fall Festivities for Families

one of Pfeiffer's characters
Sat, 10/08/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities.

Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail. Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun!

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Pizza and Paint Night at the Inkwell

Pizza and Paint at the Inkwell
Sat, 10/08/2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

These paintings are done separately and are geared to hang vertical as shown. This class is for ages 6 - 96 for a fun night out with Moms or Dads. Or bring the family! The best part of this creative experience is making paintings that go together, along with fun memories.

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1901 Buffalo: Birthplace of a New Presidency by the Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come to this FREE event to learn about what happened in Buffalo in 1901 that shocked the world and recreated the birthplace of a new presidency.  Presentation will be by Mark Lozo and everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Miracle Worker"

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/16/2016 - 10:00pm

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson, depicts what was truly the actual "rebirth" of Helen Keller. Just a very small part of Helen's life, but such a pivotal moment - a moment that opened up the extraordinary mind of the child, Helen.

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Friends of Good Music presents Verona String Quartet

Verona String Quartet
Fri, 10/14/2016 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Verona String Quartet is presently the Graduate Resident String Quartet at The Julliard School, where they work closely with members of the Juilliard String Quartet. The Julliard School presented the quartet's Lincoln Center debut at Alice Tully Hall in May 2016.

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Cadiz Heritage Day

Cadiz Heritage Day
Sat, 10/15/2016 - 10:00am - 4:30pm

Cadiz Heritage Day to be held at the Howe Prescott House with a Pig Roast and cultural demonstrations!  Watch apple cider being pressed, buzzing wood with an auction to follow at 4:15pm, a blacksmith and butter making.  There will also be historical items on display, including a hatch dairy wagon, 1928 Nash Car, antique engines and so much more!  Enjoy a tour of this historical h

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Halloween at the Olean YMCA

Halloween Party at the Olean YMCA
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Put on your costume and join the fun at the Olean YMCA! Member Cost: FREE.  Public Cost: $2 Per Participant.  Please pre-register (for the appropriate time for each child’s age) at the front desk or call 716-373-2400.

5-6 PM (Ages 10 & Under)
5:00-5:30 - Inflatable Slider and Games; 5:30-6:00 - Costume Contest

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The Majestic Eastern Hemlock

Hemlock clipart
Sat, 10/22/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Eastern Hemlock (also known as the Hemlock Spruce or Spruce Pine) is a slow-growing, long-lived tree which may exist for more than 800 years.  The Eastern Hemlock is a bright gem amongst the treasure trove of trees located within the Lillibridge old growth forest. 

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Horror at the Gowanda Hollywood Theater 2016

What is happening at the Hollywood?
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 6:00pm - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 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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Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Ray Evans Theater!!!

Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Ray Evans Theater
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 11:30pm - Sat, 10/29/2016 - 2:00am

The Rocky Horror Picture Show:  Halloween Special at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater.  Come in Costume and audience participation is encouraged.  Screening happens at midnight, but doors open at 11:30pm!  All tickets are $5 and visitors must be 18 or over.  

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South Dayton's 2016 Holiday Craft Show

Santa and Mrs. Claus
Sat, 11/05/2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Begin your holiday shopping at the South Dayton Holiday Craft Show!

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2016 Great Pumpkin Shoot at Besecker & Coss Service

Besecker and Coss Great Pumpkin Shoot
Sun, 11/06/2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

It's back!  Besecker and Coss will again be holding their “GREAT PUMPKIN SHOOT” on November 6, 2016 at 12 noon. The fundraiser, as always, is outdoors next to Besecker & Coss, 1553 Olean/Portville Road, Olean.  This year's recipient of proceeds from this event, will be LEEK hunting and Mountain Preserve. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Andreas Ottensamer

Andreas Ottensamer
Mon, 11/14/2016 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Austrian clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer has captured audiences and critics alike with the singular beauty of tone that he coaxes from the instrument.  Since March 2011, he has been the principal clarinetist of the Berlin Philharmonic, arguably one of the world's leading orchestras.  He is the principal clarinetist of the Berlin Philharmonic.

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Christmas in Allegany

Christmas tree clip art
Thu, 11/24/2016 (All day) - Sat, 11/26/2016 (All day)

More information forthcoming.

Please check back.

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2016

winter street scene
Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 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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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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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Spoon River Project"

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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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"

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

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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