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The Science of Color and Light Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Dresser Rand Challenger Center' Color Camp 2019
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 3:00pm

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,

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Free Summer Movies at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Free Movie Tuesdays in Salamanca
Repeats every week on July, August every Tuesday until Tue Aug 20 2019 .
Tue, 07/02/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 07/23/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 07/30/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 08/06/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Allegany State Park brings the Free Summer Movie Series to their campers, visitors and the surrounding area every Tuesday this July & August, 2019 starting at 1:00pm.

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Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm

Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fermented food and drinks contain beneficial bacteria that help balance our gut flora.  Whether you prefer Kombucha, Kimchi, Lassi, Kefir, or any kind of fermented vegetables, this club is open to individuals looking to learn about fermentation, those that are new to it, and those that are experts in it.  The group will participate in discussions, sharing

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's 2019 Photo Contest

Photo Contest at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 1:00pm - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 3:00pm

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

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August StrOlean

Strolean August 2019
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 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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2019 Full Moon Fly-In, Drive-In Event at the Olean Airport

Full Moon Fly-In Drive-In Olean Airport
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

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! 

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Granny's Boot Antiques, at the Grevpode Gallery, Country Gathering Weekend

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Are you looking for a good time that the whole family can enjoy? Do you want to be outside in a beautiful setting, with music, food and fun? We have just the place for you. Join us on August 17th from 10 am till 4 pm for a “Summer Fun” themed Country Gathering Artisan Festival.

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Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Repeats every 7 days until Sun Oct 13 2019 .
Sat, 08/03/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/24/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/31/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/12/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

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.

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Brushes & Brews with Tri-County Arts Council and Four Mile Brewing

Brushes & Brews at Four Mile Brewing
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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

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Wild About Nature at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Wild about Nature with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 08/24/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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. 

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2019 Wild Wing Festival to benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Wild Wing Festival at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary
Sun, 08/25/2019 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This is your last chance to see the birds until 2020!  Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, the largest covered waterfowl Sanctuary in the world is having The Wild Wing Festival on Sunday August 25th from 12-5pm at the Sanctuary at 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY 14042.

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Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm

Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm
Wed, 09/11/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fermented food and drinks contain beneficial bacteria that help balance our gut flora.  Whether you prefer Kombucha, Kimchi, Lassi, Kefir, or any kind of fermented vegetables, this club is open to individuals looking to learn about fermentation, those that are new to it, and those that are experts in it.  The group will participate in discussions, sharing

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Ellicottville's 2019 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/13/2019 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:00pm

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

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2019 Rt. 16 Garage Sale & BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2019
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 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.  Hungry?  Enjoy one of the roadside barbecues or restaurants along the way. 

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Pumpkinville's 2019 Season

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 - 7:00pm

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.

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Granny's Boot Antiques, at the Grevpode Gallery, Country Gathering Weekend

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Are you looking for a good time that the whole family can enjoy? Do you want to be outside in a beautiful setting, with music, food and fun? We have just the place for you. Join us on September 14th from 10 am till 4 pm for a “Summer Fun” themed Country Gathering Artisan Festival.

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Pie in the Pavilion & Photography Exhibit at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pie in the Pavilion at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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. 

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Night Lights Dinner Celebration at Griffis Sculpture Park

Come view the Lights!
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

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. 

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Forest Bathing at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Forest Meditation at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 9:30pm

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.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:30pm

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.

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2019

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Fri, 09/27/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/27/2019 - 9:30pm

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.

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as they celebrate National Public Lands Day with their 15th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event

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2019 National Alpaca Farm Days

National Alpaca Farm Days in Cattaraugus County 2019
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 5:00pm

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,

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 10/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 10/05/2019 - 9:30pm

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.

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9th Annual A Girl's Night Out at Seneca Allegany Event Center

Olean General Hospital A Girl's Night Out 2019
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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Rock City Park's 2019 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/06/2019 - 5:00pm

October 5 & 6,  Show Hours:  10am - 5pm.

Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from

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Final Weekend of Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 10/09/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 9:30pm

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.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy"

Driving Miss Daisy by Olean Community Theatre
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy".  The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son that she must rely on the services of a chauffeur.

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7th Annual WILMA

W.I.L.M.A. Local Arts, Crafts & Products - Oct.19-20, 2019
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 4:00pm

The 7th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 19th and 20th, 2019.

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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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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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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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Holiday Valley Beer & Wine Festival 2019

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 7:00pm - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 7:30pm

The Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival is legendary for great beers, wines, spirits, and good times. The 16th annual Beer and Wine Festival will be on November 9, 2019 from 3:30pm to 7:30pm and will feature over 30 craft brewers over 100 beers and wines from NYS and the region, plus entertainment on 3 floors of the beautiful Holiday Valley Lodge.

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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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Culture Enthusiasts 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

Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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