The Science of Color and Light camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and light that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities. Activities include Chromotography, Light Spectrum, Rainbow Anagrams, Space Colors,
Are you a classic car owner or classic car fan? Then this summer Allegany State Park is the place to be at the ASP Classic Car Cruise In. For classic car owners this is a perfect place to cruise the roads of the park and then show off your vehicle. For car fans this is a great place to check out vehicles from yesteryear.
Enjoy free concerts in the new Amphitheater! Allegany State Park and the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum are teaming up to present great local musicians performing in the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center's new outdoor Amphitheater. Each week will present a new musician with a variety of genres covered.
Are you ready to create some beautiful images? You have from now until September 14th to capture the beauty of nature! The Pfeiffer Nature Center properties are local natural wonders that provide unique and timeless photo opportunities. We invite photographers of all skill levels and ages to visit one or both of these properties to share their personal visual takeaways in a Ph
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on August 16th - 18th.
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.
Join in the fun at the First EVER Full Moon Fly-In, Drive-In event at the Cattaragus County Olean Airport! Spend a beautifully lit evening with the airport under summer's last full moon at NYS' highest elevation airport!
Racing the 1/3 mile clay oval track in Delevan, NY continues with Championship Night!
King of the Hill August 16th - Super Late Models, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, and Bandits. Championship Night for all Classes!
Spruce Chairlift rides begin the first weekend of August! Head to the top of the hill by way of scenic, peaceful summertime chairlift riding. Explore the Spruce area, which includes swimming, SUP/Kayak rentals, hiking and much more.
Pawtographs for Pooches comes to the Hinsdale House along with special guests! Special guests include Pawtographs founder, Tim Maile, Tim Woolworth, John Cassidy, Tim Shaw, and Dan Klaes. Tim Maile created Pawtographs for Pooches as a way to give back to animal shelters after adopting his dog, Murray in 2006.
Join artist Samila Sosic for the paint nights of 2019! This one will be held at Four Mile Brewing in Olean. Scene you will be painting is called "Harvest Time". She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece. Bring a group of frien
If you joined us recently on a bird walk, you know firsthand the beauty of the Eshelman property. Let us continue to explore Eshelman’s many natural treasures as we meander through the fields and woods with naturalist Barb Busack. This guided stroll is bound to please all outdoor enthusiasts.
See radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's Open House. STARS is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
Join Para Expeditions and special guests for a night of high strangeness at the haunted Hinsdale House.
The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting a Labor Day Dice Run on Saturday August 31st. It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out before the warm weather ends and ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek.
The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover Stone Tower. These free events are open to the public and weather dependent. Program will continue every weekend until October 13th, 2019.
You’re invited to end your summer by participating in this amateur dice run regatta. Any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek.
Big news! Our traditional Big Dog Saturday fall event has been expanded to two days! It will now be..... The 14th Annual Fall Classic Weekend that was formerly held at McKean County Raceway!!!!!
Get yourself ready for race #3 in 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.
The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover the Summit Fire Tower. Meet anytime from 11am to 1pm on Saturdays at the Summit Fire Tower.
Don't miss this fun-filled Rock N Roll Weekend, presented by Northtown Auto, that kicks off Friday, September, 13th 2019 in the evening with a ton of live entertainment in all of
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. Hungry? Enjoy one of the roadside barbecues or restaurants along the way.
Voted Western New York's Best Pumpkin Patch for Family Fun, Pumpkinville is a fantastic fall tradition for most families in all of WNY and beyond.
Join us for “Pie in the Pavilion” at the 2019 Pfeiffer Nature Center Photo Contest. While you view the photograph contest entries, treat yourself to refreshments and a slice of homemade pie or cake. Desserts will be served on a fine china plate that will be yours to keep.
Griffis Sculpture Park is transformed with creative lighting for a show called Night Lights at the Griffis Sculpture Park. The Park already beautifully combines art with nature and attracts visitors far and wide, but now you can see it in a whole new light.
Please Save the Date for our Fall Pull - Sunday, September 15th 2019. Any Year Tractor is Welcome!$5 Admission - Hitch Fee $10/Class for PullersScales Open at 10 am - Pull Begins at NoonWeight Classes (Combined Weight):2700, 3200, 3800, 4500, 5300, 6100, 6800, 7500, 8200, 9500For More Information on our Tractor Pulls call Dave Ivett - 716-679-8876
Forest bathing, also known in Japanese culture as "taking in the forest atmosphere" or shinrin-yoku, is a moving meditation surrounded by nature. Join us for the first of our potentially seasonal offering on Monday September 16th from 6:30-7:30pm at the Lillibridge location of Pfeiffer Nature Center.
For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019. NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.
All riders are welcome for a fun 20-25 mile ATV Dice Run! Chicken BBQ and other foods will be available on site this year once again. Enjoy live entertainment and 50/50s as well! Pre-registartion is open now by visiting them online!
Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only. Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.
1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY. This course is certified by USATF and is a Boston qualifier.
Looking for a fun and unusual outing? National Alpaca Farm Days is September 29th and 30th where alpaca farms nationwide will open their farms to the public. This is a great time to get out to alpaca farms and learn about alpacas, their background, their fleece and what can be done with it, the products the fleece makes, the tax benefits to owning alpacas, costs of raising alpacas,
Call now to reserve your spot at the 9th Annual "A Girl's Night Out, Just for the Health of It", at Seneca Allegany Event Center. Space is limited to the first 700 registrants and there will not be tickets available at the door. This is sponsored by the Olean General Hospital and the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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.
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.
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.
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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Over 130 Old Order Amish Shops in an uncommercialized setting. Visit AmishTrail.com for more information on the Old Order Amish.