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Randolph's 48th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival 2022

Arts and Crafts Festival 2016
Sat, 06/18/2022 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Being held on Main Street in Randolph, the 48th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 18th!  The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Selling hand made arts and crafts! 

Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year.

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Olean Music in the Park Series 2022

Pavilion
Sat, 06/18/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.

• May 26, Freddy and The Jets (Oldies)

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Street Classics Car Cruise at Olean Center Mall

Classic Car at the Car Show
Repeats every week until Fri Aug 26 2022 .
Thu, 05/05/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 05/12/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 05/19/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 05/26/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 06/02/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 06/09/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 06/16/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 06/30/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 07/07/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 07/14/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 07/21/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 07/28/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 08/04/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 08/11/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 08/25/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A fleet of classic cars will be on full display every Thursday through the summer until August 25th in the parking lot of the Olean Center Mall.

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Olean Music in the Park Series 2022

Pavilion
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 02 2022 .
Thu, 05/26/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/02/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/09/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/16/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/30/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/07/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/14/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/21/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/28/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/04/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/11/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/25/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/01/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.

• May 28, Saturday, Twin Tiers Community Band (Variety)

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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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Forest Bathing-Moving Meditation at Lillibridge

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 10:00am - 11:00pm

Forest Bathing-Moving Meditation at Lillibridge

Saturday, June 25th Program Start Time: 10 am Program Length: 1 hour

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Annual Trail Clearing and Clean Up Gathering at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Annual Trail Clearing and Clean Up Gathering at Pfeiffer Nature Center 

Saturday, June 25th, Start Time: 1 pm  Event Length: 2-3 hrs. 

 

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Kids Yoga at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Poster for Kids Yoga
Mon, 06/27/2022 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Free Kids Yoga with Jessie Lampack Slattery

Bring a picnic if you'd like and stay to enjoy new friends after yoga.

Ideally for ages 4-12 but everyone is invited! No pre-registration required. 

Text Jessie at 716-378-7720 with any questions.

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2022 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Fun at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/30/2022 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/03/2022 - 4:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.  This is one of the largest IPRA/APRA sanctioned rodeos in the Northeast!  The Ellicottville Championship Rodeo would like to invite you to come out and enjoy the family tradition with a step back in time to wild and western non-stop action.  They will be celebrating their 33rd year in 2022! 

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Fireworks at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino 2022

Outside of Casino
Sat, 07/02/2022 - 9:30pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a Free Fireworks Spectacular at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 2nd at 9:30PM.  Celebrate America’s Birthday with us. The show is free – everyone’s welcome!

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Music Series in Randolph 2022

Lady singing
Sun, 07/03/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

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Olean Music in the Park Series 2022

Pavilion
Mon, 07/04/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.

• May 26, Freddy and The Jets (Oldies)

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S.T.A.R.S. 45th Annual Fun Fly & Airshow

2018 STARS Fun Fly
Sat, 07/09/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/10/2022 - 3:00pm

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's flying field during their 45th Annual Fun Fly!

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Music Series in Randolph 2022

Lady singing
Fri, 07/15/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 3rd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 15th- Cindy Love
  • July 29th- Rustic Ramblers
  • August 12th- Porcelain Bus Drivers
  • August 26th- Karl / Marks Revolution
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Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Rodeo
Fri, 07/15/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host their "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month.

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2022

Native American honoring culture at Salamanca Powwow
Sat, 07/16/2022 - 6:00pm - Sun, 07/17/2022 - 10:00pm

The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans PowWow is returning to the new and improved Veteran’s Park. The PowWow showcases Native American dances from across Indian Country while focusing on the Smoke Dance of the Iroquois and honoring Native American Veterans.  This PowWow weekend event is a perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of the First Nations through song, dance, art and traditional foods. The 2022 Seneca Veterans PowWow will be held July 16-17, 2022 at Veteran’s Park 526 Broad St.
 

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Olean Music in the Park Series 2022

Pavilion
Sat, 07/16/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.

• May 26, Freddy and The Jets (Oldies)

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EVL 4 and EVL 9 Trail Runs 2022

trail run
Sat, 07/23/2022 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

4 mile or 9.7 mile hard core trail runs on the Holiday Valley and nearby wooded winding trails.

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HillTap Festival at Holiday Valley

Hilltap Festival
Sat, 07/23/2022 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

42 North Brewing's HillTap Festival

Join us for a full-day of music, adventure and suds at the top of the hill at Spruce Lake.

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OnoFest 2022

The Hootz performing at a past OnoFest!
Sat, 07/23/2022 - 2:00pm - 9:30pm

OnoFest is on for 2022! Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, exhibits, activities ! It costs only $10 a car load - so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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Music Series in Randolph 2022

Lady singing
Fri, 07/29/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 3rd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 15th- Cindy Love
  • July 29th- Rustic Ramblers
  • August 12th- Porcelain Bus Drivers
  • August 26th- Karl / Marks Revolution
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2022 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Sun, 07/31/2022 - 8:00am - Sat, 08/06/2022 - 11:00pm

Make plans to attend the 2022 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!  Celebrating its 179th year in 2022, 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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Gooseneck Waterfowl Sanctuary Guided Tours

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 07/31/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open on July 31, 2022 for guided tours. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park. 

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Walker Hayes at the Cattaraugus County Fair 2022

Concert at Catt County Fair
Wed, 08/03/2022 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Walker Hayes with special guest Cooper Alan! Wednesday, August 3 at 7:30pm.

Tickets are on sale on the website or by calling 1-800-514-6849!

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Travis Tritt at the Cattaraugus County Fair 2022

Concert at Catt County Fair
Thu, 08/04/2022 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Travis Tritt will be performing on Thursday, August 4 at 7:00pm.

Tickets are on sale on the website or by calling 1-800-514-6849!

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Street Classics Car Show 2022

Street Classics Car Show
Sun, 08/07/2022 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A fleet of classic cars and motorcycles will be on full display, Sunday, in Allegany Firemen's Park during the Street Classics Car and Motorcycle Show. This year they are celebrating their 31st Anniversary!

The annual event is a fundraiser and expected to include hundreds of classic vehicles, fresh food, live music, a Chinese auction, 50/50 drawings, and trophies for the best cars.

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Music Series in Randolph 2022

Lady singing
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 3rd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 15th- Cindy Love
  • July 29th- Rustic Ramblers
  • August 12th- Porcelain Bus Drivers
  • August 26th- Karl / Marks Revolution
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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 Cattaraugus County Sportsman Rendezvous

2019 Sportsmen's Rendezvous at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Celebrating over 40 years, the Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsmen's Show  features conservation displays, archery, black powder, trapping, fishing, guns, taxidermy dealers, big buck club display and live seminars.  This is a NON-ALCOHOLIC, FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT, open to the public, featuring seminars on Friday and Saturday. 

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Taste of Ellicottville 2022

Taste of Ellicottville logo
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/14/2022 - 4:00pm

 

Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 13th and 14th. This delicious event is celebrating it's 36th year!!! There will be 21 restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.

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Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Rodeo
Fri, 08/19/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host their "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month.

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Olean Music in the Park Series 2022

Pavilion
Sat, 08/20/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.

• May 26, Freddy and The Jets (Oldies)

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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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Music Series in Randolph 2022

Lady singing
Fri, 08/26/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 3rd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 15th- Cindy Love
  • July 29th- Rustic Ramblers
  • August 12th- Porcelain Bus Drivers
  • August 26th- Karl / Marks Revolution
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Wild Wing Fest at Gooseneck Waterfowl Sanctuary

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy food and music and guided tours where you can see 700 ducks, geese and swans from all over the world.

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary is home to two of the largest covered aviaries in the United States, with more than 78 different species and 700 endangered and protected ducks, geese, and swans.

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Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Rodeo
Fri, 09/16/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host their "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month.

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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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Pumpkinville's 2022 Season

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/17/2022 - 9:00am - Mon, 10/31/2022 - 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. They are open for the 2022 season from September 17th-October 31st. 

Pumpkinville offers a varity of fun for kids: the carousel, jumpin' pillows, cow train, fun zone, corn maze, and hay ride. Your kid's will have a blast!

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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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Gowanda's Classic Car Show 2022

Classic Car
Sun, 09/25/2022 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

A fleet of classic cars will be on full display, Sunday, September 25th at The Wicked Glen.

Registration opens at 11:00am and awards at 3:00pm. $10.00 registration donation. 

There will be a live band, food, 50/50, awards and fun!!

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2022 Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 5:00pm

October 1st & 2nd,  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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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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Gowanda's Trout Fishing Derby 2022

Man fly fishing in the creek
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 7:00am - 6:00pm

Gowanda's Fire Department is hosting a Trout Fishing Derby October 15-16, 2022! 

  • Saturday, October 15- 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, October 16- 7:00am-4:00pm

Fishing will take place within the Village of Gowanda boundaries of the Cattaragus Creek. 

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Gowanda's Trout Fishing Derby 2022

Man fly fishing in the creek
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Gowanda's Fire Department is hosting a Trout Fishing Derby October 15-16, 2022! 

  • Saturday, October 15- 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, October 16- 7:00am-4:00pm

Fishing will take place within the Village of Gowanda boundaries of the Cattaragus Creek. 

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Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Rodeo
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host their "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month.

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Halloween Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley 2022

Sat, 10/22/2022 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 22, 2022. The event will feature a Half Marathon, 5k, and a Half Marathon Relay. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us!

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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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Nature Lovers Places

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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