Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

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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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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5X7: Art for Everyone Exhibition and Sale

Picking out the best!
Sat, 12/05/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The annual 5X7 Art for Everyone Exhibition and Sale will kick off at the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.  Tickets are $15 per person for this event where over three hundred original 5” X 7” artworks will line the gallery wall.

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Leon's 2015 Old Fashion Christmas Program

Victorian Christmas in Leon
Sun, 12/13/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Old Fashioned Christmas Event to be held at the Historical Church in Leon. 
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Holiday Valley's 2015/ 2016 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade

Torchlight parade from years past
Thu, 12/31/2015 - 11:00pm - Fri, 01/01/2016 - 12:00am

Celebrate New Year's eve at Holiday Valley! 

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Holiday Valley's 2016 Canadian Friendship Week

Holiday Valley
Mon, 01/04/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 4:00pm

Canadian Friendship Week. From January 4 through January 10, 2016, lift tickets and rentals at Par when paying with Canadian cash or check.

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Ellicottville's Winter Blues Festival 2016

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 6:00pm - Sat, 01/09/2016 - 11:00pm

The  Village of Ellicottville heats up  January 8-9 during Winter Blues Weekend. 

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Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2016

last years show
Sat, 01/23/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 4:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 7th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show will be held January 23rd & 24th, 2016 at Good Times of Olean.

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Friends of Good Music present Project Trio

Project Trio
Sun, 01/24/2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, PROJECT Trio is breaking down traditional ideas of chamber music.

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Holiday Valley's 2016 Penguin Paddle

Penguin Paddle
Sat, 02/20/2016 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.

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Friends of Good Music present Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Sun, 02/21/2016 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Back by popular demand, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance companies now in it’s 32nd season.

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Friends of Good Music present Taikoza, Japanese Drums

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Taikoza uses the powerful rhythms of the Taiko drums to create an electrifying energy that carries audiences in a new dimension of excitement.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Mardi Gras 2016

snow sculptures are part of the fun!
Sat, 03/12/2016 - 11:00am - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 12:00am

It's hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait 'til you come to Winter Carnival 2016!  Events take place on March 12 and 13 throughout the resort and in the Village of Ellicottville.

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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!!

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Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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