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,
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.
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
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 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
October 5 & 6, Show Hours: 10am - 5pm.
Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.