Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

Canticle Farm's Winter Markets

Canticle Farm's Winter Market
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:00pm - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 2:00pm

Introducting Canticle Farm's SATURDAY Winter Market!  And back for another winter is their every Tuesday market!   Stop in our Market the 1st Saturday of every month for fresh food or vegetable.  There will also be vendors at every market (both Tuesdays and first Saturdays), as well as farm fresh veggies, honey, cheese, and maple syrup.  We hope to see you there! 

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Allegany State Park Sunset Snowshoe or Evening Hike on Tuesdays

Bear Paw Tuesday Night hikes at Allegany State Park
Repeats every week on January, February every Tuesday until Tue Feb 27 2018 .
Tue, 01/02/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Every Tuesday in January and February, Starting at the Summit Warming Hut on the Red House side of the park, we will be hiking the new trail called Bear Paw dedicated to snowshoe use and hiking with dogs (as long as they are leashed). The 2.4 trail is easy - moderate with some slight elevation changes.

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A Brief Natural History of the Niagara River and Niagara Falls with Pfeiffer Nature Center

History of Niagara River and Falls with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Pfeiffer Nature Center is pleased to host nature enthusiast, Tim Baird as he shares his knowledge of the “new” 8th wonder of the world.  This program looks into the geology of the Niagara River region and the formation of the Niagara Gorge and Niagara Falls.  Details in the presentation may be new to the casual visitor to Niagara Falls and will aid in the appreciation

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Moore's Pancake House is open Sundays

Moore's Maple Shack open in 2018
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Feb 25 2018 .
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:00am - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/21/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/28/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 3:00pm
Sun, 02/04/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 3:00pm
Sun, 02/11/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 3:00pm
Sun, 02/18/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 3:00pm
Sun, 02/25/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:00pm

It's that time of year when Moore's open their Pancake House and offers all-you-can-eat hot buttermilk pancakes and fresh maple syrup!  Their pancake house is adorned with family antiques ranging from an old oxen yoke to a 1910 wedding dress! 

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I Ski NY's "Discover NY Ski Day" at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley Ski Resort
Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:01am - 10:00pm

Bring your friends and family to discover skiing and riding in New York State! Purchase an 8-hour ticket Holiday Valley lift ticket through Ski Areas of New York at just $24, or grab a Learn to Ski or Learn to Snowboard package for just $25. (package includes equipment, beginner lesson and beginnner area lift ticket) Tickets on sale at in December.

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Ellicottville's Winter Blues Weekend 2018

Winter Blues Weekend
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00pm - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:30pm

The  Village of Ellicottville heats up January 19-20 during Winter Blues Weekend.  Old Man Winter got you down? Ready to come out of hibernation to hear some great music? Ellicottville's many area venues and establishments will have some of the hottest blues musicians to help you climb out of that January funk. Check back often as we add artists and venues to the calendar!

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Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show 2018

from 2015 show
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:00pm

Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone will enjoy the 9th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show. It brings the whole of great outdoors under one roof!


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Pfeiffer Fun at the Olean Outdoor Show

Pfeiffer Nature Center at the Olean Outdoor Show
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:00pm

Mark your calendar for the 9th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show.  Tickets for the event are available for purchase through Pfeiffer Nature Center.  For more information contact Pfeiffer Nature Center Administration Office 716-933-0187.  Be sure to stop by our booth at the show to discover what upcoming nature adventures and activities are in

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Larry the Cable Guy

Larry the Cable Guy at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino announced today that award-winning comedian Larry The Cable Guy will perform two shows inside the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, January 20th at 7pm and 10pm!

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Friends of Good Music presents Buffalo Chamber Players

Friends of Good Music present Buffalo Chamber Players
Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents The Buffalo Chamber Players.  Buffalo Chamber Players, the ensemble-in-residence at the Albright Knox Art Gallery, presents innovative music programs performed by our region's finest musicians.

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Holiday Valley's Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic

Holiday Valley's Your Turn Ski Clinic
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:00am - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 4:00pm

Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the fifth annual "Your Turn" women's clinic on Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, 2018 led by Lisa Densmore Ballard, a widely acclaimed coach, instructor and ski racer and assisted by several of Holiday Valley's finest women instructors.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "West Side Story"

Olean Community Theatre's West Side Story
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 01/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "West Side Story"!  The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid-1950s. West Side Story explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 15th Season Session 2

Benjamin Grow conducts 15th season Southern Tier Symphony
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dare to do something different this weekend!  Make plans to attend Session 2 for the Southern Tier Symphony's 15th season.

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Holiday Mission to Comet Halley with the Challenger Learning Center

Holiday Mission to Halley's Comet DRCLC
Sun, 01/28/2018 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

On this Football FREE Sunday, the Challenger Learning will offer a Simulated Mission to Halley's Comet for adults and teens (5th grade and up).  This makes a great gift for the holidays and if you book before Christmas, you can receive a gift certificate to place under the tree! 

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Groundhog Day Hike at Allegany State Park

groundhog day hike at allegany state park
Fri, 02/02/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join adventurous staff members of Allegany State Park at the parking lot of the Red House Chapel for an evening nature hike.  Park Naturalist Adele Wellman and Thomas LeBlanc will guide you along the Red House Bike Path and a section of the Vader Hollow trail in search of some early signs of spring.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit"
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Blithe Spirit".  The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy, cantakerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late fi

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Holiday Valley's Mountain Man Day

Holiday Valley's Mountain Man Day 2018
Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

A day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for the Mountain Men of Holiday Valley on Friday February 9th, 2018 from 9AM – 4:30PM . Includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, lunch, and tastings from Southern Tier Brewing, Ellicottville Distillery plus a cigar roller.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Randy Houser

Randy Houser performs at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 02/10/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

See one of Country's Brightest Stars, Randy Houser, Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino on Feb 10, 2018.  Take your Valentine for an extra special event! 

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St. Bonaventure's Martine Performing Art Series presents Glen Miller Orchestra

Glen Miller Orchestra performs at St. Bonaventure University
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The start of a new year and a new semester at St. Bonaventure University brings additional performances to campus as part of the 2017-18 Martine Performing Arts Series.  Five performances were presented during the 2017 fall semester and five more are lined up for the 2018 spring semester, starting with a concert by The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series 2017

Racer Tim Tremblay courtesy of AMSOIL at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:00pm - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 11:00pm

The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Feb.

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"Pippin" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Pippin at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 7:00pm - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 5:00pm

Join us, in our first production of the Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association's 2018 season!  Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto.

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Friends of Good Music presents "Lilia"!

Friends of Good Music present Lilia!
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Lilia!".  The indomitable Lilia Skala comes to life in her granddaughter's deeply personal celebration of a life in the theater.

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Challenge Learning Center "Space Dreamers" Winter Camp

Challenger Learning Center Space Dreamers Winter Camp
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 3:00pm

A True "Steam" experience with kids learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.  Every participant (open to grades 3rd-6th accepted) will participate in activities of Daily Team Building, First Flight, Coding with Sparki, Geodesic Dome Building, Mystery Mission 4.0 and more!  

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February Break Art Camp

February Kids Arts Camp at Arts Council
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:00pm

​Designed for budding artists, this week kids will get creative with pour painting. Pour Painting is creating a painting without brushes, by pouring the paint onto the canvas. Each day of this five day course kids will explore a different technique of pour painting. We'll cover Puddle Pour, Slide Cup, Tree Ring, Flip Cup, and Paint Swipe. 

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Holiday Valley's Telestock Day 2018

Telestock at Holiday Valley
Fri, 02/23/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A day of peace, love and telemark skiing. Yodeler champagne Sundeck. Free tele demos. Brought to you by Dom’s Butcher Block, 22 designs, Scarpa, Telemark Skier, Free Heel Life, Fly Low and the City Garage.

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Holiday Valley's 2018 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 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.  You don't have to be a skier to have fun here!  So have fun, join in and pretend to be a penguin for the afternoon!

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2018 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 4:00pm

The Sportman's Show comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center once again!  Come in out of the cold and get ready for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons!

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Foreigner

Foreigner at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Don’t Miss Foreigner on their 40th Anniversary Tour on March 3, 2018 at 7PM  With 10 multi-platinum albums, 16 Top 40 hits, and a musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million – Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world!

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Jazz 'n' Wings with The Les Sabina Septet at the Regina A Quick Center

Jazz 'n' Wings with The Les Sabina Septet at St. Bonaventure University
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Rathskeller on campus: Jazz 'n' Wings with The Les Sabina Septet.  Outside of the classroom, Sabina is an award-winning composer and accomplished saxophonist. He and his septet, some of the best jazz musicians in the region, will play contemporary jazz as chicken wings are served up, courtesy of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Ellicottville's Mardi Gras 2018

Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival and Mardi Gras Weekend
Sat, 03/10/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 8:00pm

It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family. Highlights include the Snowbar at Yodeler with music and fun, the Village Parade in Ellicottville on Saturday night, the costume parade on Sunday where the winner gets a season pass for next year, and everyone's favorite, the Dummy Downhill!

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Friends of Good Music presents Fire and Grace

Friends of Good Music present Fire and Grace
Sun, 03/18/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Fire and Grace: Virtuoso Violin meets Celtic Guitar".  Canadian-born violinist Edwin Huizinga has established himself as one of North America's most versatile violinists.  Grammy award winning guitarist William Coulter has been performing and recording traditional and classical music for more than 25 years.

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LanDforms dance duo at the Regina A Quick Center

LanDforms at St. Bonaventure University
Wed, 03/21/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Quick Center: LanDforms.  This dance and performance art duo is composed of Leah Crosby, a creative dance teacher on Martha's Vineyard, and Danielle Evelena Doell, a dance performance artist based in Seattle, Wash. Both are fine arts graduates of Ohio University, where they met.

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Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming Party 2018

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. Registration outside Yodeler Lodge starting at 11:00AM, free! Kids under 18 must have a parent signature, minimum age is 8 years old. Pond Skimming starts about 1:00 and categories include Best Skimmer, Best Costume, Best Kid and Best Splash.

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Sal Andolina's Bistro Musica at the Regina A Quick Center

Sal Andolina at St. Bonaventure University
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Quick Center: Sal Andolina's Bistro Musica.  This performance of European café music features Sal Andolina, clarinetist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, BPO Concertmaster Dennis Kim on violin, and Dr. Albert Schlisserman on accordion. "These are virtuoso performers," said Sabina. "It should be an excellent and fun concert."

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Friends of Good Music presents Windsync!

Friends of Good Music presents Windsync
Sun, 04/08/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents "Windsync"!  Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as "revolutionary chamber musicians," WindSync is internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Olean Community Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog...
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"!  The story concerns a mystery surrounding the death of a neighbor's dog that is investigated by young Christopher Boone, who has an autism spectrum condition.

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Harmonia Chamber Singers at the Regina A Quick Center

Harmonia Chamber Singers at St. Bonaventure University
Mon, 04/30/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the Quick Center: Harmonia Chamber Singers: An Evening of A Capella.  A highly regarded regional choir out of Buffalo, this 20-member group presents a variety of modern and Broadway a cappella choral pieces.

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2018

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs. Clause as they officially light the town's holiday decorations!

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Winter Places

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Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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