WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES -4:30 PM- Join in every Tuesday evening for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 8th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive
A day of peace, love, and telemark skiing! Held at the Yodeler Lodge, champagne sundeck. Free tele demos. There will be free demos of telemark skis and discounted day pass vouchers.
The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Feb.
The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag. You don't have to be a skier to have fun here! So have fun, join in and pretend to be a penguin for the afternoon!
Bring out your fat bikes for an afternoon of racing and fun. Join us for this first ever event. Winter fat biking in a cyclocross format will be a spectacle to see. Come out and cheer on your favorite riders. More information to follow.
Originally scheduled for February 10th, the weather has delayed the annual Art Roscoe XC Ski Loppet until February 24th. Since the weather has been so difficult, please stay tuned as further postponement may be necessary.
Maybe you have seen them or heard them rolling along the trails. Fat bikes are
Everyone's favorite Sportsman Show is back!
With Winter almost over, it’s time to get outside!
Our Earth is an amazing place which is full of rich plant and animal diversity. Come enjoy a peak at the Artic and the Tropics through the eyes of world traveler, Barb Busack. Barb will lead us on a photo journey through Greenland, Iceland and the Arctic Faroe Islands. From there, we will head south to Guatemala, Panama and Costa Rica.
Allegany Adventure series continues at Summit Warming Hut with "Build a BlueBird House" day!
Is there a better way to start bringing the winter fun to a close in Ellicottville than Winter Carnival Weekend? We can’t think of anything either! Head to their part of the Enchanted Mountains March 8th-10th to be a part of the festivities and fun!
The Spring Rafting Season in Zoar Valley opens mid-March with the spring runoff and lasts until May as the water level becomes too low.
The Nannen Arboretum Society is pleased to present a program about Africa for the young and old alike.
What better way to spend a day with family and friends at that at the 24th Annual Maple Weekend™ on March 23-24 and March 30-31, 2019 from 10am-4pm each day presented by the New York State Maple Producers Association.
Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. Registration outside Yodeler Lodge starting at 11:00AM, free! Kids under 18 must have a parent signature, minimum age is 8 years old. Pond Skimming starts about 1:00 and categories include Best Skimmer, Best Costume, Best Kid and Best Splash.
Earth Hour is an international event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature to raise awareness about climate change and what we can do to help our planet. To celebrate, join educator Jill Schwab for a children’s story hour at the Portville Library. Jill will share stories that focus on the environment and fun children’s crafts will be included. This program is a great way
Trout Season opens in our area on April 1st! The Enchanted Mountains provides some of the best Steelhead fishing opportunities in the Cattaraugus Creek. No matter if you're an avid angler or simply a fairweather fisherman (or woman) we have a place where you will surely be hooked! Don't have your license?
Allegany State Park will be hosting this FREE Allegany Adventure Series on Fishing.
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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.
The Allegheny River Aquarium Society (ARVAS) will present its Aquarium Tropical Fish Show at the Olean Public Library from Monday, April 8th through April 13th. Library and show hours are Monday through Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, and Saturday 10am-5:00pm. Everyone is invited to attend the show, admission is FREE.
The Greater Olean Home Show is where to go for the latest in products and services for your home! Each year, in one location, business experts gather with everything from kitchen and bath appliances to windows and siding. Hundreds of homeowners will walk through the doors of William O.
The Chamber of Commerce in Arcade is offering adventure to early season anglers with their annual Tri-County Trout Derby set for the Upper Cattaraugus Creek, April 13 and 14. All New York State fishing regulations must be followed. Register online at the Arcade Chamber's website. There is also a printable applicat
Come join the Easter Bunny for breakfast on Saturday April 20th from 9am to 1pm, then join in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Over 1600 eggs are placed and ready to be found with special prizes awarded! Be sure to bring the camera and look for the Bunny's friends: Moose and Bear! Egg hunt starts at 1:00pm sharp!
Join us for our 2019 Arbor Day celebration. We will plant a tree, hoist the Tree City USA flag, and celebrate in an Arboretum, which is a sanctuary for trees! Refreshments will be served to complete the celebration! This is FREE and open to the public. More details to come soon.
Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! Experience two days of maple bliss in Franklinville NY with all day long festivities
GREAT FOOD for a great cause! Taste of the Southtowns to benefit the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary - Sunday April 28 from 12-5 P.M. - St.
This year's 2019 annual Great Valley Vol. Firemans Regatta will be held May 4th, 2019. Registration is open! Sponsored annually by the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Company, this 10 mile regatta is fun for spectators and participants. Prizes for best costume, group and fire department. Dinner, music and refreshments top off the day!
The Friends of Allegany State Park will host I Love My Park Day Event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10am to 1pm.
Follow https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfAlleganyStatePark/ for updated information
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.
Are you a classic car owner or classic car fan? Then this summer Allegany State Park is the place to be at the ASP Classic Car Cruise In. For classic car owners this is a perfect place to cruise the roads of the park and then show off your vehicle. For car fans this is a great place to check out vehicles from yesteryear.
The Arts & Crafts Show will include returning popular artists and crafts people as well as new artisans who will be displaying their watercolors, oils, sculptures, photography, jewelry, glass, metals, wood and much, much more. Vendors will be located indoors, but then visitors can take a hike through the park, exploring the huge rocks and crevices in, under and around them.
The 14th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been
Bring your horse and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts. Trailrides both Saturday and Sunday.
What are we offering? Friday night – Soup, Saturday - Breakfast, Lunch, Ride, Dinner & Dance, Sunday – Breakfast,Ride, Lunch and Leftover Dinner. There will be fun activities after lunch.
Experience a special day of Amish life in the country, with this auction full of Amish made furniture, tables, chairs, rockers, clocks, quilts, rugs, wall hangings, many handmade items, animals, outdoor items, farm equipment, gift certificates and much more!
The 61st Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage starts Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2, 2019.
"The Happening" - a motorcycle and live music weekend! Gowanda's largest party weekend of the year continues to happen! Save the dates - May 31, 2019 - June 2, 2019.
The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. We bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.
Held along Randolph’s beautiful, historic Main Street, Randolph’s 76th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 15th! The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Over 60 vendors will be participating! Selling hand made arts and crafts!
Some featured events are:
Due to damage received over the last two winters, the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will only be open for guided tours one day in June and one day in July. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park and run from 2-5pm.
Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out). Later on, listen to live music, enjoy vendors and spend time at the beach!
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!
The Enchanted Mountains Brew Fest is going to another one to remember! Celebrate Western New York's exciting craft beer scene, meet fellow beer enthusiasts, and see what's new in brewing.
Picture the scene: a beautiful summer evening in Allegany State Park, great live music -and you are
Get your walking/running shoes warmed up, the third annual Randolph Toymaker 5K is coming Saturday, July 27th. This FUN Fundraiser starts and ends at Weeden Park with a straight out and back down Weeden Road.
On Saturday July 27st from 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm, come out and bring your four-legged furry friends to the Red House Picnic Area at Allegany State Park for the Second annual Dog Days of Summer event!
Make plans to attend the 2019 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment! Celebrating its 177th year in 2019, 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
Put on your festive Hawaiian shirt, pull on your dancing shoes and practice the limbo because it’s time for the Beach Party at Allegany State Park. The day kicks off at 3:00 p.m., August 16th, at the Red House Beach area with a Seneca-Salamanca Chamber of Commerce sponsored showcase featuring local vendors and organizations.
Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, the largest covered waterfowl Sanctuary in the world is having The Wild Wing Festival on Sunday August 25th from 12-5 at the Sanctuary at 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY 14042.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
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.
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
October 5 & 6, Show Hours: 10am - 5pm.
Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from
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,
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
View the visitor's guide online
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be snail mailed to you for FREE!
The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.