Winter

Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

Take a Hike with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Griffin Trail
Repeats every 2 weeks on the first Friday and on the third Friday until Sat Dec 31 2016 .
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 02/19/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 03/04/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 03/18/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 06/10/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 10/14/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Fri, 12/23/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”- John Muir

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series 2016

poster for the 2014 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series, Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:00pm

The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Feb. 5 and 6 with AMSOIL Championship Snocross.

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Living History Weekend at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 5:00pm

Join the Seneca Iroquois National Museum for Living History Weekend!  Enjoy watching a demonstration on the traditional game of Snowsnake and much more! 

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Snowshoeing at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Snowshoeing at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Did you know that snowshoeing was invented in North America over 3,000 years ago? This special footwear allowed people to explore areas that were previously unreachable.

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Comedy Night at Good Times of Olean

Kenny Zimlinghaus and Mike Berlon
Sat, 02/06/2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Comedy Night with Mike Berlon Featuring Kenny Zimlinghaus from 8pm – 10pm at Good Times of Olean for just $15 per ticket!  Mike and Kenny had us in tears last year when they were at Good Times, and they are back to keep us laughing through the new year!  Don’t miss this unforgettable comedy shows!

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Einstein and Race at the African American Center for Cultural Development

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Albert Einstein’s reflections on race relations will be presented during a special performance Sunday at the African American Center for Cultural Development in Olean.  This is a free performance and all are welcome to attend, with snacks served afterwards.  Dr.

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Ellicottville Library offers Astromony Classes

new moon
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Ellicottville Library is offering a series of classes being led by amateur astronomer Bert Probst and each is structured for anyone over the age of 16. 

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2016 Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic

on the slopes at Holiday Valley
Thu, 02/11/2016 - 8:00am - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:00pm

Bring your female ski buddies for ski instruction from widely acclaimed Lisa Densmore Ballard.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Mary Poppins"

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Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/14/2016 - 4:00pm

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidociousmusical adventure.  One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical!  Based on the books by P.L.

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“Home Tweet Home” Bluebird and Kestrel Nest Box Building

Eastern Bluebird
Sat, 02/13/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Spring is just around the corner which means our wild feathery friends will soon be looking for a place to raise a family. Give them a helping hand by building a Bluebird box, a Kestrel box or both to take home or to leave with Pfeiffer Nature Center to be placed at the Lillibridge or Eshelman properties.

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Wild Game Dinner at the Woods at Bear Creek

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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come enjoy an exotic feast while benefitting the Spina Bifida Association of WNY!  The Woods at Bear Creek is hosting a Wild Game Dinner, featuring several different types of wild game and fish, on Saturday February 13, 2016 in their Banquet Center. 

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Readings of Black Poets and Writers

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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Help the African American Center for Cultural Development celebrate Black History Month by sharing works from your favorite Black Poets and Writers or listening to others share their favorites.  Book of Black authors will be available for use and you can enjoy some delicious soul food after the reading. 

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Seneca Allegany Events Center presents the Fab Four

The Fab Four
Sat, 02/13/2016 - 3:00pm - 10:00pm

Be at the front line for the second coming of the British Invasion—The Fab Four! By far the closest thing to the real thing, the Emmy Award-winning Fab Four has made fans take a double-take for decades. With their unwavering attention to detail, striking resemblance and precise performances, they’ve treated fans to shows that raise the bar on the typical cover band.

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Valentine's Day Dinner at the Woods at Bear Creek

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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Enjoy a romantic dinner for two with that someone special at The Woods at Bear Creek Lodge on Saturday February 13, 2016.  Reservations begin at 6pm. Sit by our beautiful fireplace and relax as our excellent staff serves up a four course dinner for two.  For dinner, we will be serving an appetizer to share, salad, your choice of Prime Rib or NY Strip Steak and dessert f

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2016 Art Roscoe Loppet - Classic Cross Country Ski Races POSTPONED!!

last year's race
Sun, 02/14/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 28th!!

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February Break Art Camp

Learning art is fun!
Mon, 02/15/2016 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 12:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is offering two kids art camp during the February Break.  Each class will last 5 days and will teach kids all sorts of creative new ways to explore art with hands on work and pieces they can take home!  You can sign up by stopping at the CCAC office in Allegany or register online.

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Space Dreamers Science Camp

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Mon, 02/15/2016 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/19/2016 - 3:00pm

Cost has been cut by $60!  A True "Steam" experience with kids learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.  Every participant (grades 4th-7th accepted) will receive a free tee shirt and will participate in activities of Daily Team Building, Constellation Quest, Reverse Engineering, Space Jeopardy, Rover Design, Creating a a Futuristic Spa

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Canticle Farm's Winter Markets

At the Market
Repeats every 2 weeks until Fri Apr 29 2016 .
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/08/2015 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/05/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/15/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/29/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 04/26/2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Enjoy Certified Naturally Grown Vegetables all Winter Long!  Now that's a treat!  Beef, Pork, Chicekn, Rabbit, Eggs, Cheese, Soap, Maple Syrup, and Honey are all available!  Hours are 2pm to 6pm.

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African-American Heritage Weekend

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Fri, 02/19/2016 - 6:00pm - Sun, 02/21/2016 - 6:00pm

Joint Olean City Churches presents an African-American Heritage Weekend to celebrate Black History Month!  All are welcome to attend this nondenominational event!  There will be various programs in honor of Heritage Weekend at Rossi’s church, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; Higginbottom’s church, Trinity United Methodist Church; and Meeks’ church, Bethany Lutheran Church.

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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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2016 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

vendors readying their wares
Sat, 02/20/2016 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/21/2016 - 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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Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe Event with Allegany Nordic

The entrance to the trails
Sat, 02/20/2016 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Come enjoy the Art Roscoe Ski Trails and Stone Tower Snowshoe trails at night. Bring a dish to pass, a headlamp and your equipment for a fun adventure. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be provided.

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Friends of Good Music present Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Flamenco
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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Ellicottville Library offers Astromony Classes

telescope in the night sky
Tue, 02/23/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Ellicottville Library is offering a series of classes being led by amateur astronomer Bert Probst and each is structured for anyone over the age of 16. 

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Seneca Allegany Events Center presents The Eli Young Band

EP cover
Sat, 02/27/2016 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Warm up this winter with one of country music’s hottest tours—Eli Young Band.  Since being formed in a dorm room more than a decade ago, Eli Young Band has been gathering fans and gaining momentum by climbing up the country music charts with number 1 hits such as “Crazy Girl” and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart.”  They’ve found popular success, critical accolades and AMA awards alo

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2016 Art Roscoe Loppet - Classic Cross Country Ski Races

last year's race
Sun, 02/28/2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

This is the rescheduled date for the race.  All pre-registrations for the date of Feb 14th were forwarded on.  If you are unable to make this date, please go to HeartRateUp.com.

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Ellicottville Library offers Astromony Classes

falling star
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Ellicottville Library is offering a series of classes being led by amateur astronomer Bert Probst and each is structured for anyone over the age of 16. 

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3rd Annual March Into Randolph!

March into Randolph in March!
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

With Winter almost over, it’s time to get outside! Get ready to "March" into Randolph on Saturday, March 5th!  From 10am to 4 pm.

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Holiday Valley offers Scout Ski Days

having fun skiing
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 10:00pm

Get your Scouting Group together out on the slopes of Holiday Valley!

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Spring Craft Bazaar

spring flowers
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:00pm

Stop by the Spring Craft Bazaar Saturday, March 5th and Sunday, March 6th from 10am - 4pm both days!

Stop by on Saturday between 11am and 1pm and get a family photo taken by Mallory of Strike-A-Pose.  (one per family)

Refreshments available.

Vendor space still available.

FREE admission!

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Seneca Allegany Events Center presents Paul Zerdin

The gang
Sat, 03/05/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

See one of the world’s most in demand performers, and winner of the 10th season of America’s Got Talent, Paul Zerdin! A hilarious, highly sought-after ventriloquist from London, Paul Zerdin delivers performances packed with charm and impeccable comedic timing, time and time again.

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Friends of Good Music present Taikoza, Japanese Drums

Taikoza
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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Dinner and Jazz at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

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Sat, 03/12/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater for a night of good eats and great music!  Saturday March 12th at 6:00pm you can be treated to a buffet dinner catered by the Mustardseed Restaurant, from South Dayton.  Music will be provided by the Kimberly Merrill Quintet, students who attend the Eastman School Jazz Band of Rochester.  Surely they will put on a performance worthy of th

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Chris Higbee Concert at Good Times of Olean

Higbee in Concert
Sat, 03/19/2016 - 6:00pm - 11:59pm

This concert will feature three Country bands for a whole night of energetic, local country music!  Chris Higbee is the highlight of the night and brings songs such as , "Fiddles Rock", "Like I Don't Love You", "Hillbillyology" and "Write To Me".  With his presence and charisma on stage, he makes a personal impact on his fans and they return it faithfully.

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Spring Break Art Camp

Having fun with clay
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 9:00am - Fri, 03/25/2016 - 12:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is offering two kids art camp during the Spring Break.  Each class will last 5 days and will teach kids all sorts of creative new ways to explore art with hands on work and pieces they can take home!  You can sign up by stopping at the CCAC office in Allegany or register online.

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Allegany Events Center presents Daryl Hall and Johnny Rzeznik

The House
Sat, 03/26/2016 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

See the Webby Award-winning Live From Daryl’s House with Daryl Hall and John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls. The well-known Philadelphia soul man Daryl Hall has had a career that few can match.

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Bear Run ATV Park at the Woods at Bear Creek

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Sat, 04/02/2016 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

Join us in celebrating the Official Grand Opening of The Bear Run ATV Park.  We are celebrating this day with our first dice run.  We have 12 miles of awesome trails carved into our beautiful landscape.  If you have never been to The Woods at Bear Creek,  this is a great opportunity to visit us and have a great time.

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Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby Home Bout

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Sat, 04/16/2016 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Cheer on the team as they take on Assault City in their next home bout. 

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2016

winter street scene
Fri, 11/25/2016 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/27/2016 - 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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Holiday Valley's 2016/2017 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade

Torchlight parade from years past
Sat, 12/31/2016 - 11:00pm - Sun, 01/01/2017 - 12:00am

Celebrate New Year's eve at Holiday Valley!  The New Year will start off with a bang – literally – as the family friendly New Year’s Eve party ends with a midnight fireworks grand finale. 

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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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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Clare Mark is the highest elevation in Cattaraugus County

The highest point in Cattaraugus County is Clare Mark, at 2,430 feet.  This mount, in the Town of Allegany off Chipmunk Road, is privately owned, and does not have public access for hiking.  Nearby attractions are Rock City Park and Allegany State Park.

 

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