Summer time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
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.
Since his start with the Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs has been recognized as one of America’s most talented musicians.
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.
103.3 the edge presents: REEL BIG FISH –- THE BEER RUN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE EXPENDABLES, THE QUEERS, AND TUNNEL VISION.
A day of ska music, craft beer, and good times at the beautiful Glamping Resort, The Woods at Bear Creek. Enjoy a day of unique craft beer experiences with select tastings, lectures, drinking games, and more from your favorite local breweries!
The weekend gets going Friday with the kickoff event for the Ellicottville Stroll the Streets. The entertainment will take place all throughout the village with music at the gazebo and so many other events taking place. This is the best way to start off the weekend of music in Ellicottville NY. There will also be a Top of the Mountain Party at Holiday Valley.
Sign up for an evening of fun and art! Paint the beautiful fish you see in the photo with your friends and instructions from a professional artist! Join artist Samila Sosic for CCAC's Paint Night! She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece.
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.
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!
The Woods at Bear Creek is having a Dice Run on July 1st! Registration starts at noon and the Run will begin at 2pm, lasting until 4:30pm. There will be prizes and live music to follow by Screamin' Lou! Fireworks show at dusk meal tickets are available for burgers & hot dogs!
Come for a whole day of fun on Saturday, July 1st at The Woods at Bear Creek and then watch fireworks after dusk! A $10 day pass gets you access to the 1200' foot zipline, the hiking trails, fishing on the 20 acre lake and the inground pool. If you have never seen the gorgeous grounds of The Woods at Bear Creek, this is your perfect chance! Then watch fireworks after dusk!
A fun-filled weekend featuring a variety of live music and entertainment, where families may bring their own picnic baskets.
The BIG tractors come out to play tonight!
Gates open at 3pm, tractors begin at 6pm.
The hills of Salamanca will rock when the legendary Hank Williams, Jr. performs a special outdoor concert on Saturday, July 1st at 7pm!
Put this event on your summer calendar and save the date!!
More information forthcoming.
The Fun continues into Sunday for the headliners of the Ellicottville Music Festival! This year will be The American Band - Grand Funk Railroad! You know their hits - "We're an American Band", "I'm Your Captain", "Walk Like a Man" and "The Loco-Motion". This Flint, Mich., band helped rule the rock world in the first part of the ’70s, selling out stadiums, coll
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.
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.
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.
Stop by tonight to see the World's Largest Demolition Derby and Fireworks spectacular!!
Want to learn how to Geo-cache, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike?
Enjoy special rates for two-night stay in one of The Woods at Bear Creek's Glamping Cabins for this special Wine Walk Weekend! Stay Friday and Saturday night (July 7 & 8) and enjoy a wine amenity waiting for you in the cabin. After a hearty breakfast on Saturday morning, you can walk a two mile trail through the w
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Save the date!
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!
Get ready to be enchanted by NY State brews, wines, and ciders. This year will be just like last year's, a time to remember on the banks of the Allegheny River in the Four Mile Brewing Beer Garden! Come celebrate our 2nd Annual Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest. We have a fun day planned with awesome New York State breweries, smooth music, and delicious foods in our beer garden.
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!
4 mile or 9.7 mile hard core trail runs on the Holiday Valley and nearby wooded winding trails.
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.
Good Times of Olean brings you the Nashville Nights Concert Series.
Don't sing the blues this summer - come out and enjoy them instead!
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.
OK, Make plans to attend the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!
View the fall foliage from high above the trees!
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
Join us this weekend for the Sportsman Rendezvous at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, August 11, 12 & 13.
Celebrate all things blueberry at the annual Humphrey Blueberry Day!
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.
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.
Nights Of Fire is a FIRE, Art, Music, & EDUCATIONAL RETREAT. We invite all likeminded individuals and those who seek to learn and do more to improve themselves and the world around US.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the last in the series of the Park's "How To" series
It'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
request that the Enchanted Mountains guide
be snail mailed to you for FREE!
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.