Adventure Seekers

Adventure Seekers Events

Cross Country Ski Clinic at Allegany State Park

Cross Country Ski Tours at Allegany State Park
Repeats every day on January, February every Friday until Fri Feb 28 2020 except Fri Jan 31 2020.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Cross Country Ski Tours - Join the Allegany State Park Environmental Education Department select Friday mornings throughout winter at 10:30 AM!  What better way to start the new year than to try a new sport?

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Adventures on the Big Blue Marble with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Jaguar - Pfeiffer Nature Center presentation
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

The differences between Belize City, Belize and Churchill, Canada are striking and numerous.  One city is located in a tropical rainforest while the other exists in a subarctic climate.  It is what they have in common however, that is the focus of this presentation.  Both communities rely very heavily on eco-tourism to support their economies and their conservation efforts. 

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Tyler Calkins to perform at Allegany State Park
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Take a break from the winter weather and spend a relaxing evening in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday, January 18th for a “By the Fireside” series concert. This month’s featured performance is by Tyler Calkins.

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park
Repeats every day on January, February, March every Tuesday until Tue Mar 17 2020 .
Tue, 01/07/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/04/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/18/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/25/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/03/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/17/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - 4:30 PM- Join us every Tuesday evening at 4:30 PM for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 7th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks (snow dependent) or hikes if there is not enough snow. Witness a breathtaking winter sunset at Stone Tower, visit a secret beaver pond or hike along a creek.

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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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Fat Bike Fun Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Ride at Allegany State Park
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Allegany State Park Environmental Education and Recreation Department and the Western New York Mountain Bike Association (WNYMBA), are excited about hosting another year of Fun Fat Bike Rides on various Fridays of the winter months.  Group will meet at 6:30 PM with the ride starting at 7:00 PM.

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Bringing Nature Home with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Book Cover for Pfeiffer Nature Center Program
Thu, 02/13/2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We humans are always being told “You are what you eat”.  Simple enough, right?  To be healthy you must eat healthy.  The thing is, humans have been able to create or manufacture foods which are super tasty but unfortunately not always good for us. 

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Kody & Herren to perform at Allegany State Park
Sat, 02/15/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

As winter keeps on wintering, take a moment to make your season a little brighter by spending a relaxing evening in the lobby of the Red House Administration Building in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday February 15th for “By the Fireside.”

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Hinsdale Overnight Lockdown with Para Expeditions at the Hinsdale House

Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 02/15/2020 - 8:00pm - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:00am

 Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House.

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents AMSOIL Snocross National Series 2020

Racer Tim Tremblay courtesy of AMSOIL at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00pm - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 11:00pm

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

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Fat Bike Race at Holimont

Fat Bike Race at Holimont
Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come to the 2nd Annual FrostyCX Fatbike race at HoliMont February 23, 2020.  You can race or watch as a spectator!

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The Power of Native Plants with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Flower and Butterfly to promote Pfeiffer Event
Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:30am - 11:30am

"When a flower isn’t just a flower: Have you ever felt powerless to make positive ecological change? Have you ever thought about how powerful our native plants can be?  Anyone with a yard or even a small outdoor space can make a huge impact by planting native species!

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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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2020 Sportsman Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/29/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 03/01/2020 - 4:00pm

Everyone's favorite Sportsman Show is back!

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Fat Bike Fun Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Ride at Allegany State Park
Fri, 03/13/2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Allegany State Park Environmental Education and Recreation Department and the Western New York Mountain Bike Association (WNYMBA), are excited about hosting another year of Fun Fat Bike Rides on various Fridays of the winter months.  Group will meet at 6:30 PM with the ride starting at 7:00 PM.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival and Ellicottville Mardi Gras Parade

Ellicottville's Mardi Gras Parade 2019
Sat, 03/14/2020 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/15/2020 - 8:00pm

Is there a better way to start bringing the winter fun to a close in Ellicottville than Winter Carnival Weekend? We can’t think of anything either! Head to their part of the Enchanted Mountains March 14th-15th to be a part of the festivities and fun!

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Whitewater Rafting Season

Rafting on Cattaraugus Creek
Sun, 03/15/2020 - 9:00am - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:00pm

The Spring Rafting Season in Zoar Valley opens mid-March with the spring runoff and lasts until May as the water level becomes too low.

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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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58th WNY Maple Festival -2020

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 4:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! Experience two days of maple bliss in Franklinville NY with all day long festivities

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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

from 2016 show
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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Portville Heritage Day 2020

Portville Heritage Days 2018 Syd Evans
Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Heritage Day is sure to be “Good old fashioned fun for everyone”. The location is downtown Portville and there will be plenty to do for this one day festival.  The Annual Portville Central School Alumni Banquet will be held the night before, with a street dance to follow at the American Legion. 

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Onofest 2020

Performance by at the 2017 OnoFest
Sat, 07/25/2020 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Onofest 2020 is sure to be fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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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

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Many Old Schoolhouses

There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County

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