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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Snowshoers
Repeats every week until Sun Jan 30 2022 .
Sat, 01/08/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/15/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/22/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/29/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 11:00 AM.

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Learn to Skate at the William O. Smith Rec Center

Ice Skating Days of Christmas at the William O Smith Rec Center
Sat, 01/22/2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Olean Youth and Recreation Department will conduct “Learn To Skate” Lessons on Saturdays in January. 

The 3-lesson series takes place from 12pm-1pm on January 8, 15 and 22. 

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Snowshoers
Repeats every week until Sat Jan 29 2022 .
Tue, 01/04/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/11/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/18/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/25/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 11:00 AM.

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Cross Country Ski Tour at Allegany State Park

Cross Country Ski Tours at Allegany State Park
Repeats every week until Sat Feb 26 2022 .
Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/28/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/04/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/11/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/18/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/25/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Cross Country Ski Tour Every Friday in January and February!

Take a ski through the woods of the Art Roscoe Ski Touring area with an ASP Naturalist. Learn about the winter landscape while getting some exercise. All levels are welcome. We will start with a small “learn to ski” clinic and tips will be provided throughout the program. Please dress for the weather and bring water and a snack.

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Animal Track Identification at Lillibridge @ Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pavilion at Pfeiffer
Sat, 01/29/2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Identifying animal prints can be pretty easy if the snow cover is ideal for capturing a critter's fancy foot work. However if the conditions are less than perfect, identification can be deceptively challenging. 

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Frosty Fest at War Vets Park

Frosty Fest
Sat, 02/05/2022 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Frosty Fest is a new event created by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce! It will be held at War Vets Park on February 5, 2022 from 10am - 6pm and will feature loads of activities for all ages. There will be everything from snow bocce, scavenger hunt, curling, the city's largest pancake

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Snowbounders Snow Drag Racing 2022

Snowmobilers racing
Sat, 02/05/2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Snowbounders Snowmobile Club as they host Snow Drag Racing on February 5th, 2022 at Sills Family Farm.

Family fun, 50/50 raffle, and chili!

$15 entry fee, $5 general admission, Children under 12 are FREE

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The Sun of the Sheik at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Gowandas Hollywood Theater presents "The Son of the Sheik"
Sat, 02/12/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Valentino will be heating up Gowandas Hollywood Theater screen on Feb. 12th! Don't miss seeing the 'Great Lover' on the big screen with organ accompaniment by renowned theater organist Dennis James.

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents US Air Force Snocross National 2022

Racer Tim Tremblay courtesy of AMSOIL at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/18/2022 - 8:30am - Sat, 02/19/2022 - 10:00pm

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

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Free Fishing Weekend in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Sat, 02/19/2022 (All day) - Sun, 02/20/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing weekend on February 19 - 20th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.

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2022 Sportsman Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/26/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/27/2022 - 4:00pm

Saturday, February 26th, 2022, 9AM – 5PM
Sunday, February 27th, 2022,  9AM – 4PM

Check back as the event gets closer for an update.

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Holiday Valley's 2022 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/26/2022 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 26, 2022. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope.

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Ellicottville Mardi Gras Weekend 2022

Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival 2019
Fri, 03/11/2022 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/13/2022 - 8:00pm

Let's end the winter season with a bang! Come down to Ellicottville and celebrate with us on the hills and in the village. We'll have lots of live entertainment and fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

This event is still in the planning phase, stay tuned for more information! 

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Rail Rider Jamboree Music Fest at Holiday Valley Resort 2022

View of Holiday Valley
Fri, 03/18/2022 - 5:00pm - Sun, 03/20/2022 - 3:00pm

The promoters of Borderland Music + Arts Festival have teamed up with Holiday Valley Resort to bring you the inaugural Rail Rider Jamboree with a weekend filled with music, skiing, snowboarding competitions, brews and so much more;  The definition of a Jamboree is "a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one" and that is what you'll get at the Rail Rider! 

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New York Duathlon Series - #1 Southern Tier

Duathlon logo, biker and runners
Sat, 05/07/2022 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for the season with this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2022

garage sale
Sat, 05/21/2022 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have announced the Community-Wide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, May 21st, from 9 AM until 4 PM. The Chamber is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements, and garages and start sorting and cleaning.

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New York Duathlon Series - #2 Southern Tier

Duathlon logo, biker and runners
Sat, 05/21/2022 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for the season with this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

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June StrOlean 2022

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 06/03/2022 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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2022 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 06/10/2022 - 8:30am - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on June 10th - 12th.

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Free Fishing Weekend in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Sat, 06/25/2022 (All day) - Sun, 06/26/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing weekend on June 25-26th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2022

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2019
Sat, 07/02/2022 - 3:00pm - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 11:00pm

An Ellicottville tradition, where we host rock roll artists at our outdoor slopeside venue. This weekend is filled with music and fun family adventures!  

This event is still in the planning phase, stay tuned for more information!

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August StrOlean 2022

Strolean June 2019
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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2022 Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/21/2022 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 9th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 22, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more.

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2022 Rt. 16 Garage Sale and BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2020
Sat, 09/17/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/18/2022 - 5:00pm

Looking for that special bargain?  Antiques, lawn, garden and household, produce and many more low cost items will be available at hundreds of garage sales throughout the day. 

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Free Fishing Day in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Sat, 09/24/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing day on September 24th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.

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Amish Country Running Festival 2022

Amish Country
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills.  The course is on paved roads the entire way.  No cut off times!

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October StrOlean 2022

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 10/07/2022 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Free Fishing Day in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Fri, 11/11/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing day on November 11th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.

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Adventure Seekers Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It'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

Rockin'

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County is Home to 3 outcroppings of rocks, with the largest outcropping of Quartz Conglomerate Rocks at Rock City Park being the largest in the world; Little Rock City State Park and Thunder Rocks at Allegany State Park

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