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Ellicottville's 2018 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:00pm

Don’t miss this fun-filled Rock N Roll Weekend, presented by Northtown Auto that kicks off Friday,

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Hinsdale Community Days, part of Rt. 16 Garage Sale

Hinsdale Community Days 2018
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

The Hinsdale Community will be hosting special Sale Days in conjunction with the Rt. 16 Corridor Garage Sale Days (Yorkshire Corners to Knapp Creek)!  On Saturday the 15th, the Fire Department and Hinsdale Historical Society will be hosting an open house - "Remember the Good Old Days". 

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Pumpkinville's 2018 Season Opening

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:00pm

More than 100,000+ visitors in a seven week period will be on their way to Pumpkinville to help celebrate their 50th anniversary! Pumpkinville is a fantastic fall tradition for most families in all of WNY and beyond.

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Creekside Roundup 2018 Fall Trail Ride

Fall Trail Ride
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!

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2018 Rt. 16 Garage Sale & BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2018
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 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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Knapp Creek VFD ATV Dice Run

Knapp Creek Volunteer Fire Dept Annual ATV Dice Run
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

All riders are welcome for a fun 20-25 mile ATV Dice Run!  Back by popular demand is the Annual ATV Dice Run.  Chicken BBQ and other foods will be available on site this year once again.  Tickets are needed and are $25 per person ($20 per passenger), can be purchased on the Facebook Page

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3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

3rd Saturday Treks Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month all year long.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Fall Classics"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 1
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 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 1: Fall Classics, will be held on Sept 15th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as they celebrate National Public Lands Day with their 14th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event designed to give people a chance to give back to the public lands they love by volunteering for a few hours on a variety of service projects that enhance both the park and the visitor experience.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's Photo Contest

Photo Contest at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you ready for some beautiful images?  Our photo contest and show last year was so much fun that we are back again this year!  Give us a visit at either of our Pfeiffer Nature Center properties, enjoy some beautiful nature and get your photos ready!  This year we have a general category as well as a “Pfeiffer Icons” category.

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Charley Pride performs at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Charley Pride at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

With 52 top ten hits and tens of millions of albums sold worldwide, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Charley Pride continues to be one of country music’s greatest stars. This September, he’s coming to the Seneca Allegany Events Center for an unforgettable evening of music.

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Celebration of the Arts at the Nannen Arboretum

Celebration of the Arts at Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us at the Nannen Arboretum on Sunday afternoon, September 23, 2018, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, and enjoy local artists sharing their creative talents with you as you walk through the beautiful arboretum grounds. Many of the artists will also have pieces of their art for sale.

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"My Mothers Italian, My Fathers Jewish, and I Am Still in Therapy" at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

My Mothers Jewish at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Still in Therapy! The next session of laughs - In this hysterical prequel, we go back with Steve from his baby years with his twin sister right up to the present.

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2018

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.

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2018 National Alpaca Farm Days

Alpacas
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 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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Rock City Park's 2018 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 5:00pm

September 29 - 30.  Show Hours:  10am - 5pm.

Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from around the world at the 10th annual Rock City Park Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show.

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is inviting everyone to “Come on down!” for two days of unforgettable fun when The Price is Right Live comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, September 29th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday, September 30th at 2pm.

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is inviting everyone to “Come on down!” for two days of unforgettable fun when The Price is Right Live comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, September 29th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday, September 30th at 2pm.

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is inviting everyone to “Come on down!” for two days of unforgettable fun when The Price is Right Live comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, September 29th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday, September 30th at 2pm.

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Nature Photography class with Allegany State Park
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Want to learn how to kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike? Do you enjoy hiking, bird watching or nature photography? Allegany State Park is offering informative, hands- on FREE clinics as part of Outdoor Adventure Series. Join us every month as various outdoor enthusiasts share their knowledge and passion of their favorite activity.

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2018 Fall Festival 5K Run

previous race photo from HeartRateUp.com
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

The Annual Fall Festival 5K Run kicks off at 9:30am on Holiday Valley Road.   This fun, challenging course draws runners from several surrounding states. 

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2018 Pfeiffer Fall Festival

Pfeiffer Nature Center's Fall Fest
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities.  Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail.  Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun! 

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2018 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

Spring Game Show
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Howie Mandel at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Howie Mandel at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Howie Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor and television host who has been a household name since the 1980s. He is best-known for hosting the iconic game show Deal or No Deal, and he is currently a judge on America’s Got Talent with celebs Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum and Mel B.

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October StrOlean

October Strolean 2018
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm

With the dust now settled construction to North Union Street, 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.&nbsp

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An Evening of Owls with Pfeiffer Nature Center

An Evening of Owls with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Halloween is the perfect time to explore the superstitions surrounding mysterious, wise old owls.  Learn about the many beautiful species of owls that we have in our neighborhoods and then set off into the woods in hopes of an up close conversation with these fascinating creatures of the night. 

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2018 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Sportsmen's Show

2017 Little Valley Fall Sportmen's Show
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 3:00pm

Buy-sell-trade-browse at the annual Sportsmen's Show sponsored by the Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department featuring modern and antique firearms and accessories, game calls, sporting goods and fishing tackle.

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King of the Cage at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

King of the Cage MMA at Seneca Allegany Casino Nov 2018
Sat, 11/10/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Get ready for the ultimate Mixed Martial Arts bout – King of the Cage brought to you by Seneca Fight Night! Catch some of the world’s greatest athletes and warriors as they square off in a spectacular display of fists and fury unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center Holiday Wreath Sale

Pfeiffer Nature Center Wreath Sale 2018
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:00am - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 4:00pm

Bring a bit of Nature closer to you this holiday season by displaying a beautiful holiday wreath.  Choose from a handmade, decorated or undecorated Fraser Fir or Boxwood. 

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Salamanca's 2018 Silver Bells Festival

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 4:00pm

As the fall winds sweep away the falling leaves and before you sleep off your turkey dinner, if you listen closely, you can almost hear the ringing of bells. Bells? Yes, that's right we all love that it's almost Silver Bells in the City time. Soon in the air there will be a feeling of Christmas as the strings of street lights, even stoplights will blink red and green.

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Christmas in the Park at Allegany State Park

Christmas at Allegany State Park
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Celebrate Christmas in Allegany State Park!  The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park!

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Randolph's Country Christmas 2018

2017 Randolph Country Christmas
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:00pm

Randolph begins their Country Christmas Weekend with a Living Nativity then continues throughout the weekend with an Arts and Crafts Show, a Parade and a Memory Tree Ceremony!

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Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour
Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is bringing more incredible holiday entertainment this December. The Seneca Allegany Events Center will welcome Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour with Atz, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher (Alaska: The Last Frontier) on Saturday, December 8th at 7pm.  Tickets start at $35.

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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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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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Blueberry Season is Here!

Blueberries in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 07/13/2019 - 9:00am - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 9:00pm

The Blueberries are back!  Most u-pick blueberry farms are almost ready for u-pick!!  And boy are they delicious!  All the rain we have had has been good for something - producing plump and juicy berries!

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Nature Lovers Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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