The Allegany Engine Company 2017 81st Annual Old Home Week activities will occur from Tuesday, June 20th through Saturday, June 24th. The Engine Company welcomes Powers & Thomas Midway Entertainment
John Koerner will be doing a presentation on "The Paranormal in WNY" at the Stone House (Cattaraugus County Museum) on June 22, 2017.
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 that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.
Join us on Saturday, June 24 at 9:15PM at Park Site #52 at the south end of Quaker Lake to enjoy naked eye viewing of our beautiful night sky. You are probably familiar with the Big Dipper, but can you find the Little Dipper? Did you know there is a graceful swan gliding across the summer sky? Jupiter, the king of planets, will be in our western sky.
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.
Summer Art Camp of Stars, Stripes & Sparkles at the Cinnamon Fern Studio in Randolph! Recommended for ages 7-13. This week is a patriotic celebration full of fireworks and glitter! Students will make wood starts, recycled wood flags, wall art, firework paintings, glitter sculptures, jewelry and more!
Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Then at 6:00 p.m. Listen to Allegany’s own Artist in Residence, Darrell Porter.
City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 5:30 PM. Coolers and packages carried into the stadium will be checked for security reasons. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be scheduled for the next clear night.
South Dayton Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Tractor Pull will be held July 7-9 at the Fireman's Grounds, 34 Maple Street, South Dayton.
Come for a FREE Fireworks Extravaganza display at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino! The dazzling display will be viewed from the top level of the parking garage and not to be missed!
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.
Registration begins at 10am. For more information, call 585-437-5336
Come to this FREE event to learn about the history of Ellicottville NY. Guests who come to the presentation can ring their own bit of history and talk about it! Or get an answer to a question you have always had! Come see this informative lecture! Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library.
Tom Schobert will be doing a presentation on "Erastus Granger" at the Stone House (Cattaraugus County Museum) on July 13, 2017.
See the full schedule of presentations and performances for 2017's Summer at the Stone House 2017.
A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture. This is Norht America's Biggest Smoke Dance Contest. There will be other dance styles as well including Fancy, Grass, Traditional, and Jingle.
These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!
For more information call 716-949-8295
The long-awaited return concert is here! Benefit concert for Griffis Sculpture Park. 10,000 Maniacs will perform the entire "In My Tribe" album.
Summer Art Camp of Outdoor Art Camp! Recommended for ages 5-13. This camp is outdoors for a reason, it is messy! This is the week where we will do all the art projects that are too messy for inside. Activities include paint bombs, squirt gun painting, splatter painting, spin art, sand art, feet painting, chalks, spray paing, shaving cream abstract art and Friday color wa
It’s a Friday in July. Oh what to do? Head to Allegany State Park for “Rock the Park” celebrating its 6th year! This year’s event takes place on July 21st at its new home at the Quaker Beach area.
Schedule and more information forthcoming.
Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 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 the Taste of Olean on July 23rd. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 68th Annual Art in the Park and the 27th Annual Taste of Olean.
All money raised at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.
Dave Ruch will be doing a presentation and performances on "Traditional Music of Western New York" at the Summer at the Stone House on July 27, 2017.
OK, Make plans to attend the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!
More information forthcoming.
Stop by to check out the awesome cars and take part in the Chinese Auction and 50/50 drawings.
Great food available: chicken bbq by the Allegany Firemen, hotdogs/hamburgers by the Hinsdale Scouts, and Randy's catering will be there as well.
Face painting, games and live music will entertain the young ones.
Come to this FREE event to hear John Koerner speak on "Why The CIA killed John F Kennedy and Malcolm X". Come see this exciting lecture! Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library.
Allen Hopkins will be doing a presentation and performances about "Irish American Music" at the Stone House on August 10, 2017.
Learn more about Allen Hopkins at AllenHopkins.org
The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 12th, starting at 9am.
Registration info forthcoming.
Taste of Ellicottville where everyone can sample the best that Ellicottville’s fine restaurants have to offer as they set up “Cafe Style” on the streets. Tickets are $1 each and items are between $1-$4. You can purchase tickets at the main ticket booth centrally located in the village. The event will take place throughout the village from 12:00PM – 4:00PM both Saturday and Sunday.
Come spend a fun summer’s evening with music, fun, and fireworks at Red House Beach Area. Grab the craziest Hawaiian shirt you can find and hula your way to Allegany State Park for our Annual Beach Party!
Jim Kimball will be giving a presentation and performances on "Music of WWI" at the Cattaraugus County Museum on August 24, 2017.
This is a free event that is part of 2017's Summer at the Stone House Event Series at the Stone House, 9824 Rt. 16, Machias, NY.
Help support the Rehabilitation Center, Homcare Hospice, St. Judes, Make a Wish and more at the Olean Outdoor Fest. Proceeds will be donated to those organizations and attendees are sure to have a great time with this action packed-event.
This year's event proceeds will benefit the Gowanda Ambulance building fund and the Hollywood Theater restoration fund. Live local bands, food trucks, Chinese auction baskets, raffles! More details to follow. Save the Date!
Come to this FREE event to listen to Katy Sergel who is from the Holland Land Museum. She will be speaking on "Joseph Ellicott and the Museum". Ellicottville was named in honor of Joseph Ellicott, who was an agent for the Holland Land Co. Come see this exciting lecture! Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library.
A day at Pumpkinville is a fall family tradition for most families in this area.
Join in at the 40th 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 d
On October 7th and 8th, 2017, 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.
Come to this FREE event to listen to Stan Carlson from the Salamanca Rail Museum. He will be talking about the different railroads of the area and the roles they played in the development of the area. Come see this informative lecture! Everyone is invited and they are held at the Ellicottville Memorial Library.
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According to the DEC, a 128 foot tall basswood within Zoar Valley has been reported to be the tallest basswood in the world.