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Drawing the Basic Bird at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Drawing the Basic Bird at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join Pfeiffer Nature Center volunteer and renowned local artist Jennifer Miller as she describes and demonstrates the basics of drawing birds! Jennifer will explore the basic shapes and anatomy of birds, while explaining how one can break them down into basic forms, and investigating what is really going on under all those feathers, as an artist.

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Photography of Olean Exhibit Opening at the Regina A. Quick Center at SBU

Photo By PJ Schwabenbauer
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:00pm - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 4:00pm

About two years ago, Patrick Schwabenbauer bought a new camera and began taking photographs of Olean.

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Winter Snowshoe Treks at Allegany State Park

family hike during winter
Repeats every 7 days until Wed Feb 27 2019 .
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES -4:30 PM-  Join in every Tuesday evening for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 8th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive

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Pfeiffer Fun at the Olean Outdoor & Rec Show

Pfeiffer Fun at the Olean Outdoor and Rec Show 2019
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 3:00pm

Mark your calendar for the 10th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show.  Be sure to stop by our booth at the show to discover what upcoming nature adventures and activities are in store for you this winter season.

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Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2019

from 2016 show
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 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 10th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show. It brings the whole of great outdoors under one roof!

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Nick Kody and Lydia Herren photo
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 The Fireside Music Series -Suffering from a little cabin fever this winter? Tired of being cooped up night after night?

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Distinguished Hondinöhsö:ni’ Artist Rotating Exhibit at the Cultural Center

Featured artists at Seneca Cultural Center
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

On Thursday, January 24th from 6pm - 8pm, the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center will be starting their Distinguished Hondinöhsö:ni’ Artist Rotating Exhibit in the Center Gallery of the Museum. The first

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7th Annual Southern Tier Curling Tournament 2019

Good Times of Olean Curling Tournament
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

A day for the community to get out of the house and gather to enjoy a day of competition and friendship in a most northernly way.... CURLING! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Portville Football Alumni Association which services a variety of needs within the school district.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Music from the Movies"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 2
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for our upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put us on your calendar!  Season 16 is titled "Wonder" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

Series 2: Music from the Movies, will be held on Jan 26th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Holiday Mission to Space with the Challenger Learning Center

Dresser Rand Holiday Mission to Space 2019
Sun, 01/27/2019 - 1:30pm - 8:30pm

On this Football FREE Sunday, the Challenger Learning will offer a Simulated Mission to Space for adults and teens (5th grade and up).  This makes a great gift for the holidays and if you book before Christmas, you can receive a gift certificate to place under the tree! 

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Exploring Winter with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Exploring Winter with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Shake off the winter blues by spending some time out in nature!  Blue skies and snow covered trails are the perfect setting for a hike about Lillibridge.  Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair of traditional, wooden bear paw snowshoes from us when you visit Pfeiffer Nature Center’s winter wonderland. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Little Women
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women", a dramatization of Louisa M. Alcott.  Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation.

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Traditional Pottery Workshop

outside of Cultural Center
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 1:00pm - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 3:00pm

Join in for a traditional pottery workshop on February 9th and 10th from 1pm - 3pm with world renowned Traditional Pottery

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Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Spring is just around the corner which means our wild animal friends will soon be looking to start new families.  If you would like to attract wildlife to your yard join us in building a bluebird box or a bug hotel or BOTH! 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents The Crucible
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible".  The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Beethoven and Brahms"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 3
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for our upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put us on your calendar!  Season 16 is titled "Wonder" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

Series 3: Beethoven and Brahms, will be held on May 4th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Rock City Park 2019 Mother's Day Arts and Crafts Show

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 5:00pm

The Arts & Crafts Show will include returning popular artists and crafts people as well as new artisans who will be displaying their watercolors, oils, sculptures, photography, jewelry, glass, metals, wood and much, much more.  Vendors will be located indoors, but then visitors can take a hike through the park, exploring the huge rocks and crevices in, under and around them. 

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2019

garage sale
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled the Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 18th, 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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2019 Allegany Garden Festival

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/01/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. We bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2019

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2018
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 11:00pm

Join in the fun this Independence Day Weekend, when the first fairway at Holiday Valley's Double Black Diamond Golf Course becomes one of the best outdoor concert venues in the region. There's plenty going on in the village over the weekend as well!

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Ellicottville's 2019 Jazz and Blues Weekend

Ellicottville Jazz and Blues Weekend
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 1:00am

A Jazz and Blues Weekend in Ellicottville is a boutique experience.  Wander through the village and choose from a variety of Jazz and Blues performance areas ranging from restaurants, bars & nightclubs and street-side July 26-28, 2019.  Ellicottville has the shops and all the facilities you’d expect in an international class resort, the village is self-contai

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2019 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/28/2019 - 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 28th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 70th Annual Art in the Park and the 29th Annual Taste of Olean.

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2019 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 11:00pm

Make plans to attend the 2019 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!  Celebrating its 177th year in 2019, this is a real down home country Fair.  Large enough to include exciting events like the demos and Monster Truck rallies, but small enough that you don't feel overwhelmed.  Affordable for the whole family, presale ticket

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Taste of Ellicottville 2019

Taste of Ellicottville
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 4:00pm

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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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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"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

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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