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Nature Lovers Events

Ellicottville's 2021 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/17/2021 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 10:00pm

This is Ellicottville locals’ favorite event. Over 15 regional bands will perform throughout their legendary bars and restaurants, all free of charge.

Saturday you can expect a live performance on Monroe St. from 1PM – 4PM at the Winery of Ellicottville main stage. Due to popular demand, they’re bringing back The Strangers, Buffalo’s Best Party Rock Band.

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2021 Rt. 16 Garage Sale and BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2020
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 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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2021 Sunflower Daze at Pumpkinville

Sunflower Daze Poster at Pumpkinville
Repeats every week until Sun Sep 19 2021 .
Sat, 09/11/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/12/2021 - 7:00pm
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 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 will be open for the 2021 season beginning on September 11th. Please continue to monitor Pumpkinville.com for any updates or restrictions.

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Goat Yoga at Canticle Farms

Goat on back of Yogi at Canticle Farms
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Lisa and Brittany for the last Goat Yoga class of the season!

Saturday, September 18 from 10-11 at Canticle Farm. This cost is $25 per person with $5 from each registration going directly to Canticle Farm. You can message Lisa here on FB or email at: lavenderlotusolean [at] yahoo [dot] com

Reserve your space today!!
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2021 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Goosneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Taste of the Southtowns 2018
Sun, 09/19/2021 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

GREAT FOOD for a great cause!  Taste of the Southtowns to benefit the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary - September 19th,  from 12-4 P.M. - St. Aloysius Hall, 190 Franklin St., Springville.  

Free admission with 10$ purchase of food or Chinese Auction tickets.

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Nature Photo Show at the Chestnut Cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Foggy Cabin Vista at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sun, 09/19/2021 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Save the date for the Nature Photo Show at the Chestnut Cabin on Sunday, September 19th from 1 pm-4 pm.

Nothing can replace spending time out in nature, however, viewing nature photographs can create a similar peaceful effect. Join the group at the cabin for a relaxed viewing of a collection of nature photographs taken by supporters of Pfeiffer Nature Center that are sure

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Summer Yoga with Jessie Lampack Slattery at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pfeiffer Nature Center
Repeats every week until Wed Sep 29 2021 except Wed Jun 09 2021.
Wed, 06/02/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/23/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/30/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/07/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/14/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/11/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/18/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/25/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/08/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/15/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/22/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Every Wednesday Beginning June 2nd through September 29th (No class June 9th)

Start Time: 5:30 pm Class Length: 1 hr.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center Field Trip - A Visit to Little Rock City

View of Little Rock City
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Join a group from Pfeiffer Nature Center for an outdoor explore to Little Rock City located in the township of Little Valley, NY.  Nature enthusiast Tim Baird will be the guide as you view these unique conglomerate rock features and learn how they were formed.  There promises to be a lot to see and hear as Little Rock City is surrounded by State Forest teeming with mature trees and many interesting plants and animals. 

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Fall Celebration of Trees at the Nannen Arboretum

Strolling through the Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/26/2021 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

On Sunday, September 26, the Nannen Arboretum Society, Inc. is hosting its annual Fall Celebration of Trees. This event takes place from 12:30 to 3:30 pm, rain or shine. 

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October StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 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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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2021

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/08/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/10/2021 - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/15/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/29/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/31/2021 - 9:30pm

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.

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2021 Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 10/02/2021 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 5:00pm

October 2nd & 3rd,  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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Weekend Chairlift Rides at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Sat, 10/02/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/09/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/10/2021 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/16/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/23/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/30/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/31/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays, through October, to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley.

$10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. 

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2021 Rusty Rooster Fall Barn Show

Pumpkins and Rooster at Rusty Rooster
Sat, 10/09/2021 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Barn Show Crew and The Rusty Rooster invite you to see their spectacular Fall creations! The Barn Show involves six talented women who create hand crafted items and bring them together for sale at "The Rusty Rooster" nestled in the hills of Cattaraugus/Otto, NY.

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3-D Pumpkin Carving with Eric Jones at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Eric Jones with a Pumpkin he Carved
Fri, 10/15/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

3-D Pumpkin Carving Class with Eric Jones- Friday, October 15th 6-8pm. 

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The Great Pumpkin Contest and Show at Eshelman with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Sat, 10/16/2021 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm

The Great Pumpkin Contest and Show at Eshelman with Eric Jones - Saturday, October 16th   1pm-7pm.

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Randolph's Country Christmas 2021

2019 Randolph Country Christmas
Fri, 12/03/2021 - 7:00pm - Sun, 12/05/2021 - 5:00pm

Randolph’s Country Christmas Weekend is an annual event that takes place during the first full weekend of December. A weekend full of tradition and Christmas surprises. Stop into Randolph and enjoy the Festival of Trees; the "Light up the Night" Christmas Parade presented by EPAC; the Memory Tree Lighting; visit with Santa Claus, and so much more.

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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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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

Over 150,000 visitors to Pumpkinville

Pumpkinville is host annually to over 150,000 visitors in a 6 week time frame.

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