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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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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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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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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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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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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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5th Annual Allegany Garden Festival 2022

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Enchanted Mountain Garden Club of Allegany is holding their 5th annual Allegany Garden Festival on June 4th from 10am - 4pm, following a two year hiatus due to Covid-19. The festival will feature high quality vendors of flowers and plants, vegetables and herbs, gardening supplies, outdoor garden art, and other garden-related items, as well as landscapers, artists and entrepreneurs.

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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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2022 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/24/2022 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love. The Taste of Olean will be held on July 24th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 73rd Annual Art in the Park and the 32nd Annual Taste of Olean.

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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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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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10th Annual WILMA

Talk to the folks who make honey and horseradish from Hinsdale, NY
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/16/2022 - 3:00pm

The 10th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 15th and 16th, 2022.

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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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Culture Enthusiasts 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

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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