Summer

Summer time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Summer Events

Grevpode Gallery presents the Earth Day Artisan Festival

Granny's Boot Antiques Country Gatherings
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

This gathering will have "Earth" as its theme. All vendors will have products created from the earth or a product that is earth friendly. They will have live music, childrens entertainment area, educational displays and much more.  This is family friendly and is an alcohol/smoke free event.  

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Public Overnight Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Para Expeditions

Old picture of the haunted house in Hinsdale, NY
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:00am

 Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York!

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2017 Rock City Park Season Opening

exploring the rocks
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

geocache
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Onoville Marina opens for 2017 Season

Onoville Marina
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Boating season is here!  Hooray!  Tucked away in the southwest corner of Cattaraugus County, hidden in the rolling hills of the Allegheny's, is one of our best kept secrets, Onoville Marina Park.

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Basic Scuba Lessons with J&D Scuba Shop of Allegany

Scuba lessons with J&D Scuba Shop
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to Scuba Dive?  Exploring the deep water, seeing incredible underwater animals or just being completely surrounded by a different world.  You can get your start with Scuba lessons starting this May with J&D Scuba Shop/Travel Club.  The Instructor has over 40 years of dive experi

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Date night with Kids Fishing Clinic at Adventure Bound on the Fly

Kids fishing clinic with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

A fishing class designed for children that provides an ideal opportunity for kids to have fun and learn about a great sport of fly fishing while the parents enjoy some adult time in Ellicottville, New York Each child will enjoy hands-on practice casting, identifying fish food (bugs) & playing, landing and releasing fish in a fun and respectful way.

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Public Overnight Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Para Expeditions

Old picture of the haunted house in Hinsdale, NY
Sat, 05/20/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York!

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SUP & Kayak River Trip with Adventure Bound on the Fly

SUP and Kayaking down the Catt Creek with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come join us for a beautiful flat water paddle on the Cattaurgus creek. This paddle meet up will meet at the Adventure Bound onthefly shop in Ellicottville at 10:00 a.m. and then depart for the put in. Wear synthetic apparel that is quick drying and bring a snack to enjoy on the river shore.

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Gowanda's Hollywood Happening 2017 - A Motorcycle Event

photo from previous Hollywood Happening
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 6:00pm

Join in on one of the area's largest 3 day motorcycle events with a stunt show, Tattoo Contest and Charity Ride! The 19th annual Hollywood Happening has live bands, contests, motorcycle related vendors and fun!  

Schedule and more information forthcoming.

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

kayak
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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The Method at the Hinsdale House with Brian Cano

Brian Cano at the Hinsdale House
Fri, 06/09/2017 - 8:00pm - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 11:59pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present and PIT Society bring this Exclusive 4 hour Ghost tour on Friday June 9th and Sat June 10th.  Featuring Brian J Cano from the TV Show Haunted Collector.  Choose Friday or Saturday night from 8pm to midnight.  This is suitable for all levels of interest, nov

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Granny's Boot Antiques presents the Artisan Outdoor Festival

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 2017

Racers in the Raccoon Rally
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 9:00pm

Allegany State Park plays host to one of the longest standing traditions in cycling in Western New York drawing competitors from several surrounding states. 

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Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run 2017

getting muddy
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are 11 obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks!

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Randolph 2017 Arts & Crafts Festival

Randolph's Arts and Crafts Festival
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Held along Randolph’s beautiful, historic Main Street, Randolph’s 45th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th!

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Since his start with the Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs has been recognized as one of America’s most talented musicians.

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2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Steer Wrestling at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 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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Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House featuring High Priest Psychic Medium Kristen Lee

Old picture of the haunted house in Hinsdale, NY
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism.

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Firecracker Trailride at The Crosspatch

Trailride
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 10:00am

Have you always wanted to have that "cowboy, western" experience?  Now you can!  The Crosspatch invites you to be part of their Firecracker Trailride on Independence Day Weekend!

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Little Valley Speedway's Empire State Pullers Tractor Pull

Speedway
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

The BIG tractors come out to play tonight!

Gates open at 3pm, tractors begin at 6pm.

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2017

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00pm

Saturday, July 1, to Sunday, July 2 – For the best bang for your summer buck, mark your calendars for Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival on the scenic slopes of Holiday Valley Resort.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Hank Williams, Jr.

Hank Williams Jr.
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The hills of Salamanca will rock when the legendary Hank Williams, Jr. performs a special outdoor concert on Saturday, July 1st at 7pm!

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Obstacle & Trail Clinic with Heather Payne at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Anna and Deacon
Sun, 07/02/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Put this event on your summer calendar and save the date!!

More information forthcoming.

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Summer Art Camp at Cinnamon Fern Art Studio

Art Classes at Cinnamon Fern Studio
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:00pm

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! 

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

On the Beach
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Also starting at 4:00 p.m. and running until 6:00 p.m.

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Little Valley Speedway's Freedom Daze Late Model Special

Speedway
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Tonights features:  Freedom Daze Late Model Special, Pete Loretto Memorial Late Model Race, BRP Big Block Modifieds, Street Stock, Bill Law Memorial Crate Late Model Race, BEI Lightning Series Sport Modifieds.

Gates open at 3pm and races begin at 6:30pm.

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Little Valley Speedway's Freedom Daze Demolition Derby

Speedway
Tue, 07/04/2017 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm

Stop by tonight to see the World's Largest Demolition Derby and Fireworks spectacular!!

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

fly fishing
Wed, 07/05/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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2017 South Dayton Fire Department Annual Tractor Pull

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:00pm

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. 

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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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Seneca Allegany Casino Presents Terry Fator

Terry Fator
Sat, 07/08/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The halls of the Seneca Allegany Events Center will echo with laughter when singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator performs on Saturday, July 8th at 7pm!

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Creekside Round-up 2017 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse
Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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#4 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fourth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2017

part of the Intertribal dance
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:00pm

A nationwide and international audience will once again convene in Salamanca for one of the most grand and enthusiastic celebrations of Native American culture.

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Grevpode Gallery's Summer Fun Weekend

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 07/15/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 3:00pm

Save the date!

More information forthcoming.

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Summer Art Camp 2 at Cinnamon Fern Art Studio

Art Classes at Cinnamon Fern Studio
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm

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

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

kayak
Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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2017 "Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

previous year
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

 

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OnoFest 2017

vendors at OnoFest
Vendors and pavilion at 2010 OnoFest
Woman relaxing by the water at Onoville Marina during OnoFest
View inland from the shore of Onoville Marina
Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

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!

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2017 Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest at Four Mile Brewing Company

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Join in and partake over 15 breweries from NY State serving you up some delicious craft brews! 

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Public Overnight Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Para Expeditions

Old picture of the haunted house in Hinsdale, NY
Sat, 07/22/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York!

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EVL 4 and EVL 9 Trail Runs

trail run
Sun, 07/23/2017 (All day)

4 mile or 9.7 mile hard core trail runs on the Holiday Valley and nearby wooded winding trails.

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2017 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

Art in the Park
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 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 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.

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Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit concert, hosted by MAJ Patrick Miller

poster
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 2:00pm

All money raised at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.

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Nashville Nights Concert Series at Good Times Olean presents Mo Pitney

Mo Pitney
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Good Times of Olean brings you the Nashville Nights Concert Series.

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Ellicottville's 2017 Jazz and Blues Weekend

jazz band
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 1:00am

Don't sing the blues this summer - come out and enjoy them instead!

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Randolph ToyMaker 5K Run/Walk

2016 race
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 8:00am

The Randolph ToyMakers began this 5K as a fundraiser to purchase supplies and pay shipping costs for toys that go to underpriviledged children locally and in other countries.

$15 pre-registration, $20 raceday

Food, t-shirts, age group prizes.

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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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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

mountain biking
Wed, 08/02/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley

chairlift rides
Sat, 08/05/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:00pm

View the fall foliage from high above the trees!

Weekends only.

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26th Annual Street Classics Car Show 2017

poster
Sun, 08/06/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

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.

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2017 Cattaraugus County Sportsman Rendezvous

vendor at rendezvous
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 3:00pm

Join us this weekend for the Sportsman Rendezvous at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, August 11, 12 & 13.

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Humphrey Blueberry Day 2017

blueberries
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 8:00am - 11:30am

Celebrate all things blueberry at the annual Humphrey Blueberry Day!

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2017 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Limestone Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual ATV Dice Run on August 12th, starting at 9am.

Registration info forthcoming.

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Taste of Ellicottville 2017

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 4:00pm

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.

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Rally in the Valley 2017

Dice Run at previous Rally
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:00pm

The Bikes are back in town!  Gowanda Harley Davidson, and the "Enchanted Mountain Motorcycle Enthusiasts" will be hosting the 15th Annual Rally in the Valley Aug. 16-20 in Allegany's Firemans Park.  Proceeds from the event benefit a host of community charities.  

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StrOlean

logo
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:29am

With the dust now settled after two long years of construction to North Union Street, The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town.

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2017 Gus Macker is Back in Olean

Gus Macker
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:30am - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 5:00pm

Gus Macker Olean is back on the 2017 schedule!  Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean August 18-20. 

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2017 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 9:30pm

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!

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Public Overnight Ghost Hunt/Tour of the Hinsdale Haunted House with Para Expeditions

Old picture of the haunted house in Hinsdale, NY
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 8:00pm - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York!

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Olean Outdoor Fest has been moved to Bradner Stadium, War Vets and Forness Parks

poster
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:00pm

Date and location for this event have changed since early planning began, so be sure to update your calendar!

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Little Valley Rider's Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride 2017

A portion of the line of riders
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Annual Trail Ride.  Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.

Camping available by reservation. 

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

camping
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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#5 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fifth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at Hamburg Showplex and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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Little Valley Speedway's WNY Super Late Model and 358 Model Double Header

Speedway
Sat, 09/16/2017 - 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Stop in tonight to see the WNY Super Late Model and 358 Modified Double Header.

Super Late Model, 358 Modifieds, Crate Late Models, Street Stocks and Emods.

Gates open at 3pm and races begin at 6:30pm.

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Nashville Nights Concert Series at Good Times Olean presents Lindsay Ell

Lindsay Ell
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Good Times of Olean brings you the Nashville Nights Concert Series.

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

photography
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

hiking boots
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?

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Outdoor Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is the last in the series of the Park's "How To" series

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Summer Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It'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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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Ranked one of the Best Ski Resorts

Holiday Valley Resort ranked #3 on Ski Magazine's 2015-16 best in the East list!  It has 58 day slopes, 37 night slopes and 13 high tech lifts.  It also has been the training ground for Olympic ski competitors.

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