Winter

Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

Great Sledding “Snow” Down and The S.T.E.M. program

Great Sledding "Snow Down" 2017
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 8:30am - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:30pm

JCC in Olean is hosting a Winter Break S.T.E.M. Program which includes the Great Sledding "Snow" Down where kids will be able to slide on homemade sleds!  Brought to you by Dream It. Do It. and Eaton.  Food is included! 

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2017 Winter Break Art Camp at Cattaraugus County Arts Council

prior class
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:00am

Go on a “ClayVenture” at Winter Break Art Camp.

Parents send your elementary-aged kids on a “ClayVenture” over the February Winter Break!

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Space Dreamers Science Camp at Challenger Learning Center

Space Dreamers Science Camp at Challenger Learning Center
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:00pm

Commander Sharon Bushnell is beyond excited for this year's "Space Dreamers" Camp. It is sure to be out of this world with a few favorite activities that have been updated and some all new activities! Don't miss your chance to be a SPACE DREAMER!  This is for students in grades 3-6 and space is limited.  Register before January 31 and save $24! 

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Seneca Days of Sharing Workshops at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

February Camp at the Seneca Museum
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 4:00pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a fun and educational way for kids (ages 6-11 years old) to spend their February winter break.  Each day they will participate in classes that teach of Seneca history, culture and heritage.  There will be a morning and afternoon snack provided, but children will need to bring a bag lunch each day.  Here are the classes:

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Winter Sunset Treks at Allegany State Park

family hike during winter
Repeats every 7 days until Mon Feb 27 2017 .
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 02/06/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 02/13/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join in every Monday evening at 4:30pm in January and February for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park.

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Canvas and Cocktails at Cadillac Jacks

learn to paint this painting!
Tue, 02/21/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join in on the fun, Thursday the 21st at 6pm for your next great painting experience.

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CCLAA presents "Hair" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Hair at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:00pm - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 9:00pm

For MATURE audeinces only!  Join the Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association in celebrating the 50th anniversary of "Hair"!  Set in an East Village park in 1967, Hair is the musical story of a group of hippies who celebrate peace and love in the shadow of the Vietnam War.

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Holiday Valley's 2017 Penguin Paddle

Penguin Paddle
Sat, 02/25/2017 - 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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African American Heritage Weekend

Selma, Lord, Selma part of Black History Month in Olean
Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 4:00pm

February 25 & 26th is African American Heritage Weekend in Olean, with partnership of the African American Center for Cultural Development and The GOAC!

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Holiday Valley's Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic

skiers at the Valley
Sun, 02/26/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 4:00pm

Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the 5th annual "Your Turn" women's clinic on Thursday and Friday, January 26 and 27, 2017 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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2017 Art Roscoe Loppet - Cancelled!

2017 Art Roscoe Loppet Flyer
Sun, 02/26/2017 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

 NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Start Times: 22K 9:30am, 13K 9:45am, 6K 10:00am

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Aviation Club at the Challenger Learning Center

Aviation Club at Challenger Learning Center
Tue, 02/28/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come be a part of the new CLC Aviation Club!

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Olean Community Theatre presents "The Big Meal"

The Big Meal performed by Olean Community Theatre
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 2:00pm

Somewhere in America, in a typical suburban restaurant on a typical night, Sam and Nicole first meet.  Sparks fly.  And so begins an expansive tale that traverses five generations of a modern family, from first kiss to final goodbye.  This is a stunning, big-hearted play that spans nearly 80 years.

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Holiday Valley offers Scout Ski Days

having fun skiing
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 8:30am - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 4:30pm

A day on the slopes with your Scouting Group is a great experience of learning new things and enjoying new friends.

Special Pricing: 8-hour lift tickets $31, lift and lesson $35, lift lesson and rental $45. Helmet rental $6.

Contact Group Sales for information and reservations at 716-699-2345, ext 4406.

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Sugaring at Sprague's with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Sugaring at Sprague's Maple Farms and Restaurant
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Trees are crucial to life on earth for countless reasons.  They create oxygen, purify water, provide shelter and manufacture food.  Most food made by trees is produced when the weather is warm but there is a beloved food that specific trees make when the weather is still cold… maple syrup!  The Creation of maple syrup has been around for some 300 years and has a very interes

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4th Annual March Into Randolph!

March into Randolph in March!
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

With Winter almost over, it’s time to get outside! Get ready to "March" into Randolph on Saturday, March 4th!  From 10am to 4 pm.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino present Dick Fox's Golden Boys

Dick Fox's Golden Boys
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Fans of the Golden Age of Rock n’ Roll will hit the jackpot at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino when Dick Fox’s Golden Boys perform Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7pm inside the Seneca Allegany Events Center!

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Ellicottville's Mardi Gras 2017

Ellicottville's Mardi Gras Weekend
Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 5:00pm

What a weekend! Come out and join us for the 25th Anniversary parade, as well as all of the other activities, in 2017! If you thought 2016 was a great year for Mardi Gras in Ellicottville, just wait! We are putting together a GREAT time for all of the family.  Come out and join the reinvigorated Ellicottville Mardi Gras scene!

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Snowshoe/Cross Country Skiing with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Snowshoeing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come join us for a snowshoe/cross country ski loop. We will have two routes (one for beginners and one more advanced) and then all gather around the fire at Spruce Lake and share some smores and hot chocolate. Call us for details at 716 217 4047 or email info [at] adventureboundonthefly [dot] com.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Mardi Gras 2017

Skiiers in costume at Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival
Sat, 03/11/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 5:00pm

It's hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait 'til you come to Winter Carnival 2017!  It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family.

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Friends of Good Music presents Music from India: Aditya Verma

Aditya Verma
Sun, 03/12/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sarod player Aditya Verma is one of Canada’s premier forces on the international world music scene.  A charismatic sarod player based in Montreal, he has won the admiration of audiences across North America, Europe and India. His electrifying performances reveal his virtuosity, passionate energy and an intensely emotional approach to music.

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Holiday Valley's Cabin Fever 2

skiing at HV
Tue, 03/14/2017 - 9:00am - 10:00pm

Purchase a voucher for $25.99 Canadian or US dollars, then join in for a day of fun in the snow! Vouchers are good for either February 16 or March 14 and are available starting one week ahead of the Cabin Fever days.

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Jazz Concert Series presents Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band

jazz series
Tue, 03/14/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The third event in the 2016-17 Clare College Jazz Concert Series is Sal Andolina and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band.

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Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Spring Lecture Series 2017 at the Seneca Museum
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:00pm - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 7:30pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a Spring Lecture Series, beginning March 16 and continuing through May 25th, with a series of informative, pertinent and timely range of topics.  These events are free and open to the public.  Each lecture will start at 6pm and generally continue for an hour to an hour and a half.  There will be lectures from Read more

Discovering Snowflakes with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Snowflake up close by Huffington Post
Sat, 03/18/2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

It is said that everybody has a double out there in the world somewhere.  But is this true for snowflakes?

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Spring Break Art Camp at Cattaraugus County Arts Council

Having fun with clay
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:00pm

More information forthcoming!

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Friends of Good Music presents Madrigalia

Madrigalia
Fri, 04/21/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Now in its 41st concert season, Madrigalia, A Rochester-based vocal ensemble,  delights audiences of all ages with diverse choral repertoire spanning the centuries and exploring many styles.

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Dueling Pianos at Good Times of Olean

poster
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy the sounds of Paul Hoefler and Todd Cutshaw and sing along with some cutting edge adult comedy at Good Times Olean.

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First Day Hike in Allegany State Park 2018

First Day Hike
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

First Day Hikes originated over 20 years ago at the Blue Hills Reservation, a  state park in Milton, Massachusetts. The program was launched to promote both  healthy lifestyles throughout the year and year round recreation at state  parks.

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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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Winter 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!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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