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Cross Country Ski Tour at Allegany State Park

Cross Country Ski Tours at Allegany State Park
Repeats every week until Sat Feb 26 2022 .
Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/28/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/04/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/11/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/18/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/25/2022 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Cross Country Ski Tour Every Friday in January and February!

Take a ski through the woods of the Art Roscoe Ski Touring area with an ASP Naturalist. Learn about the winter landscape while getting some exercise. All levels are welcome. We will start with a small “learn to ski” clinic and tips will be provided throughout the program. Please dress for the weather and bring water and a snack.

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Snowshoers
Repeats every week until Sun Jan 30 2022 .
Sat, 01/08/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/15/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/22/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sat, 01/29/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 11:00 AM.

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Snowshoers
Repeats every week until Sat Jan 29 2022 .
Tue, 01/04/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/11/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/18/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Tue, 01/25/2022 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 11:00 AM.

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Animal Track Identification at Lillibridge @ Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pavilion at Pfeiffer
Sat, 01/29/2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Identifying animal prints can be pretty easy if the snow cover is ideal for capturing a critter's fancy foot work. However if the conditions are less than perfect, identification can be deceptively challenging. 

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Frosty Fest at War Vets Park

Frosty Fest
Sat, 02/05/2022 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Frosty Fest is a new event created by the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce! It will be held at War Vets Park on February 5, 2022 from 10am - 6pm and will feature loads of activities for all ages. There will be everything from snow bocce, scavenger hunt, curling, the city's largest pancake

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents US Air Force Snocross National 2022

Racer Tim Tremblay courtesy of AMSOIL at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/18/2022 - 8:30am - Sat, 02/19/2022 - 10:00pm

The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Feb.

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Free Fishing Weekend in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Sat, 02/19/2022 (All day) - Sun, 02/20/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing weekend on February 19 - 20th. 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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2022 Sportsman Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/26/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/27/2022 - 4:00pm

Saturday, February 26th, 2022, 9AM – 5PM
Sunday, February 27th, 2022,  9AM – 4PM

Check back as the event gets closer for an update.

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Holiday Valley's 2022 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/26/2022 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 26, 2022. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope.

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Ellicottville Mardi Gras Weekend 2022

Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival 2019
Fri, 03/11/2022 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/13/2022 - 8:00pm

Let's end the winter season with a bang! Come down to Ellicottville and celebrate with us on the hills and in the village. We'll have lots of live entertainment and fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

This event is still in the planning phase, stay tuned for more information! 

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Rail Rider Jamboree Music Fest at Holiday Valley Resort 2022

View of Holiday Valley
Fri, 03/18/2022 - 5:00pm - Sun, 03/20/2022 - 3:00pm

The promoters of Borderland Music + Arts Festival have teamed up with Holiday Valley Resort to bring you the inaugural Rail Rider Jamboree with a weekend filled with music, skiing, snowboarding competitions, brews and so much more;  The definition of a Jamboree is "a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one" and that is what you'll get at the Rail Rider! 

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June StrOlean 2022

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 06/03/2022 - 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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5th Annual Allegany Garden Festival 2022

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Enchanted Mountain Garden Club of Allegany is holding their 5th annual Allegany Garden Festival on June 4th from 10am - 4pm, following a two year hiatus due to Covid-19. The festival will feature high quality vendors of flowers and plants, vegetables and herbs, gardening supplies, outdoor garden art, and other garden-related items, as well as landscapers, artists and entrepreneurs.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It'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

First NASCAR points champion

Did you know that the very first NASCAR points champion began his career at the Penny Royal Race Track in Leon?

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