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Fall Nature Photography at Allegany State Park

Nature Photography at Allegany State Park
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park is a beautiful place to enjoy fall foliage. Want to learn how to capture the colors and scenery? Join Park Naturalist, Tom LeBlanc, for an in-depth talk on Nature Photography.  We will go for a short hike to find objects to photograph. This program will meet at the Summit Warming Hut from 5:30pm to 7:00pm on October 16, 2019.

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Night Lights Extended at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 9:30pm

Night Lights extended!  Come see the lights one more time on Friday and Saturday night!

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4th Annual HoliCross Cyclocross Race at Holimont

HOLICX Four poster
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Bicycle riders love the fall. The colorful landscape, the cool crisp air and smell of nature….Ahhhhh. Now add a zig zag course, with a splash of mud.

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3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

3rd Saturday October 2019 Hike in Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “Third Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes take place on the third Saturday of each month from April to October.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

The Fall Foliage Train Rides!  Enjoy an approx. 2 hour trip on the NY&LE Railroad, heading out from the Gowanda, NY station.  There are two times this year!  Enjoy the bright afternoon sun and your family with a trip leaving at 1pm or enjoy the beautiful golden sunset over a toast on the 6pm trip!  Peak Fall colors will be seen! 

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Dave Stayner performing
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Music by the Fireside takes place on third Saturday of each month in the Red House Administration Building lobby from 7:00-8:30 PM from October to March.  It is a free event. For more information please contact the Recreation Department at 716-354-9101 ext. 236 or check out the Allegany State Park Facebook page.

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Halloween Ghost Hunt at The Wildwood Sanitarium in Salamanca

Wildwood Sanitarium Halloween Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Saturday October 19th 2019, starting at8pm, and it will run until Midnight . Your all Inclusive experience will include a tour of the Grounds and inside the historic building.

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Oct 20th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Scary Stories Friday at the Cultural Center

Outside of Cultural Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join in for an evening of scary stories and local folklore at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center. The event is open to the public and will include scary stories, local folklore, and craft activities for the kids.

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Halloween at the Olean YMCA

Halloween Party at the Olean YMCA 2019
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a FUN and SPOOKY night at the OLEAN YMCA!
*Dress up in your halloween costume for the costume contest
*Play spooky games
*Go through the scary haunted house
*Make halloween arts and crafts
*Have fun on the inflatables
*Swim with our floating pumpkin patch while watching a Halloween movie in the pool! (Must pre-register only 50 spots available)

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Investigation with Psychic Medium Chelsea Gill at the Haunted Hinsdale House

Chelsea Gill at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Chelsea Gill, as seen on Paranormal Lockdown, Travel Channel, and Vidi Space will be leading an investigation of the infamous Haunted Hinsdale House. Chelsea has been leading tours since 2016 and considers this her second home.

Stories being researched:

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October StrOlean

Strolean October 2019
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

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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Cutco Family Day at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Cutco Famliy Day logo
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Immerse yourself in a world of amazing master artists found in your own backyard with free family fun activities from 12pm to 3pm! This year they are partaking in the “Year of

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum, in its new location, the Cultural Center! Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! This event is open to the public.

 

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Spooky Family Fun Bike Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Spooky Ride at Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With Halloween and Fat bike season right around the corner, the Environmental Education and Recreation Department wanted to put a twist on the traditional Halloween party. On Saturday, October 26th, kids of all ages will have the opportunity to dress up their bikes or wear a bike safe costume at this family fun event.

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Overnight Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Overngith Public Ghost Tour
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 8:00pm - Sun, 10/27/2019 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York! Join us as we explore this haunted location and try and make contact with the other side. Get your limited tickets in advance for only $89 (additional at the door if available).

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Halloween Ghost Hunt at The Wildwood Sanitarium in Salamanca

Wildwood Sanitarium Halloween Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Saturday October 26th 2019, starting at8pm, and it will run until Midnight . Your all Inclusive experience will include a tour of the Grounds and inside the historic building.

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 10/27/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Oct 27th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Ghost Hunting Tour with Ed and Louise at the Hinsdale House

Ed and Louise Ghost Hunt at the Hinsdale House
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Saturday, November 2nd 2019. Your tour guides for the evening will be Ed Bowden and Louise Tabone! Your experience will include a tour of the grounds along with the historic building.

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10th Annual Great Pumpkin Shoot at Besecker & Coss Service 2019

Besecker and Coss 2019 Pumpkin Shoot
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get your 3 person team together and get ready to launch those pumpkins!

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Nov 3rd, 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Sip and Shop at Four Mile Brewing

Vendors at Four Mile Brewing
Sat, 11/09/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Four Mile Brewing is hosting our first annual Sip and Shop event! This is a free event to all vendors and guests. This day will be filled with good times, shopping, crafting, and drinking good beer! Sip & Shop will be held outside in their beer garden. If the weather doesn't allow, they will move vendors to their banquet room.

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 11/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Nov 10th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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NY Regular Hunting Season 2019 opens

2019 Regular Season Hunting in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 8:00am - Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:00pm

The deer regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 16th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 8th.  Cattaraugus County has long been one of the top outdoor locations for hunting with the lush and thick landscapes of the surrounding mountains.  Continually ranking in the top for harvesting of deer, our state lands, state forests and Allegany State Park allow huntin

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The Amazing Life of Spiders at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Spider on its web at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join wildlife enthusiast, Barb Busack as she takes us along on a journey to learn about the fascinating life of spiders.  Barb will share with us the adaptations that spiders have developed to be successful in the world. The goal of the program is to provide us humans an opportunity to develop an understanding of and an appreciation for these much maligned animals. 

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Winter Art Market at Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Winter Art Market poster
Sat, 11/23/2019 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 5:00pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is hosting a Winter Art Market on Saturday, November 23rd from 11am-6pm and on Sunday, November 24th from noon-5pm.

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Randolph's Holiday Arts & Crafts Show

Randolph's Holiday Craft Show at the School 2019
Sat, 11/30/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Looking for a great opportunity to pick up the perfect one of a kind gift for the holidays?  Randolph Central School is excited to announce the 8th annual RCS Arts and Crafts Show will take place at the High and Elementary School GYMS of Randolph Central School District.

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Randolph's Country Christmas 2019

2019 Randolph Country Christmas
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/08/2019 - 5:00pm

Randolph’s Country Christmas Weekend is an annual event that takes place during the first full weekend of December. A weekend full of tradition and Christmas surprises. Stop into Randolph and enjoy the Festival of Trees; the "Light up the Night" Christmas Parade presented by EPAC; the Memory Tree Lighting; visit with Santa Claus, and so much more.

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"Christmas in the Park" at Allegany State Park

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park. Join the Environmental Education Department on Saturday,

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5th Annual New Year’s Day Hike For Your Health at Pfeiffer Nature Center

First Day Hike 2020 at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“When snow falls, nature listens.” Antoinette Van Kleeff.  Looking for a great way to enjoy nature and the benefits of some outdoor exercise?  Then join us on our 5th annual winter’s day hike at Pfeiffer Nature Center!

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First Day Hike in Allegany State Park 2020

First Day Hike at Allegany State Park
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Start your new year off right! Join us at Allegany State Park for our Annual First Day Hike. Allegany’s First Day Hike offers a healthy and relaxing way for people of all ages to get outside and enjoy the winter beauty of the area. Come listen to birds, feel the warmth of the sun or the cold air nipping at your nose. This First Day Hike will run from 10:00 a.m.

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Holiday Valley's Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic

Skiers at Holiday Valley
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 8:00am - Fri, 01/31/2020 - 4:00pm

Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the 7th annual "Your Turn" women's clinic on Thursday and Friday, January 30 and 31, 2020 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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Mountain Ski Fest at Holiday Valley 2020

Holiday Valley's Mountain Ski Fest 2019
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Mountain Ski Fest is a day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders (age 21+) on Friday February 7th, 2020 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Ski Fest includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.

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Holiday Valley's Telestock Day 2020

Holiday Valley Lodge at Night
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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

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Holiday Valley's 2020 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/29/2020 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 29, 2020. 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. Here's a schedule of events...

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Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming Party 2020

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The zaniest of all spring events, Pond Skimming on March 28th challenges skiers and snowboarders to try to skim across an ice water filled pond at the bottom of Yodeler. Some will make it all the way across, but many end up getting very wet (and cold!). Prizes are awarded for the best skimmer, the best costume, the best kid and of course the most spectacular splash.

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2020 Greater Olean Area Home Show

Greater Olean Home Show 2019
Fri, 04/24/2020 - 5:00pm - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 4:00pm

The Greater Olean Home Show is where to go for the latest in products and services for your home! Each year, in one location, business experts gather with everything from kitchen and bath appliances to windows and siding.  Hundreds of homeowners will walk through the doors of William O.

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2020 Happy Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2020

garage sale
Sat, 05/16/2020 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled the Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 16th, 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.

For more information on the garage sale, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716-372-4433.

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Olean Area Sports, Recreation, & Fitness Expo

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Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 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 11th annual Greater Olean Area Sports, Recreation, & Fitness Expo. It brings the whole idea of the great outdoors under one roof!

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2020 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 06/05/2020 - 8:30am - Sun, 06/07/2020 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on their new dates of June 5th-7th

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June StrOlean

Strolean June 2020
Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:00pm - 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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August StrOlean

Strolean August 2019
Sat, 08/15/2020 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

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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October StrOlean

Strolean October 2020
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

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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Adventure Seekers Places

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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