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Whitewater Rafting Season

Rafting on Cattaraugus Creek
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 9:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:00pm

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.

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Zoar Valley Canoe & Rafting
11 S. Water Street
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-410-2824

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Classes
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In April's class, you will learn how to make a Log Cabin Wall Hanging and learn the significance of the different colors. 

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Leon Fire Hall
12195 Leon-New Albion Rd.
Leon, NY 14751
Phone: 716-296-5709

Sprague's Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt at Sprague's Maple Farms
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

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!

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Sprague's Maple Farms
1048 Rt. 305
Portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-6637

New York Duathlon Series - #1 Southern Tier

NY Duathlon Series Running Events
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for the season with this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

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Weeden Park
Weeden Rd.
Randolph, NY 14772
Phone: 914-466-9214

"Bunny Egg Special Trail" Train Rides

Easter Bunny Express Train
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Join the Easter Bunny on an approximate 2 1/2 hour scenic train ride through the hills of Gowanda to South Dayton on Saturday, April 20. Departure is either at 10am or 2pm. Each child will receive a "Leggacy" keepsake and there will be a Jelly Bean contest on board.

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Gowanda Train Station
50 Commercial St.
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-241-7165

Easter Brunch at Good Times of Olean

Easter Brunch at Good Times of Olean 2019
Sun, 04/21/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

HAPPY EASTER!!  We hope you can join us.  Call 716-379-8210 before April 1st and save $2.00 off each Adult brunch at your table!   We are putting out a fantastic spread in our banquet center and spilling over into The Point restaurant for this event.  Over 25 items offered including desserts, full breakfast options, lunch options and carving stations with roast turk

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Good Times of Olean
800R East State St.
Olean , NY 14760
Phone: 716-379-8210

Dyngus Day Celebration in Olean

Olean's Dyngus Day Celebration
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The coming of Easter means the end of Lent.  Polish tradition celebrates the day after Easter as well, called "Dyngus Day". Dyngus Day celebration is held by the Pulaski Club of Olean, located at 1104 N.

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Olean Pulaski Club
1104 N Union St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-9734

Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

2019 Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu May 02 2019 .
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a Spring Lecture Series, beginning March 7th and continuing through May, with a series of informative, pertinent and timely range of topics.  These events are free and open to the public.  Each lecture will start at 6pm and generally continue for an hour to an hour and a half.  The list of presenters for this year include Alyssa M

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Seneca Iroquois National Museum
82 W. Hetzel St.
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-945-1760

The Beauty of Bats with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Beauty of bats with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

While it is a fact that bats rank high on the list of disliked species, it is also a fact that bats are greatly misunderstood.   Bats are not the creepy, scary and vicious animals they are sometimes made out to be.  Folks who love animals know that all animals deserve to be treated with kindness and bats are no exception. 

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Portville Free Library
2 North Main St.
Portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-0187

Olean Community Theatre presents "The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less"

The Iliad... by Olean Community Theatre
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less".  The Gods walk the Red Carpet. The Creation of Mankind is a botched subcontractors job. Man and Pandora try settling down despite an ominous wedding gift.

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JCC Cutco Theater
260 N. Union St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-375-1628

Plant a Tree for Arbor Day

Celebrate Arbor Day Plant a Tree Clipart
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

On Arbor Day, people are encouraged to care for their natural environment.

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Forevergreens
11398 Bolton Rd.
Springville, NY 14141
Phone: 716-560-8004

Celebrate Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum

Nannen Arboretum Arbor Day Celebration
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Please join the Nannen Arboretum for our Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 am, at the Nannen Arboretum in the Town Center building. The Town of Ellicottville Supervisor, Matt McAndrew, and the Village of Ellicottville Mayor, John Burrell, will make a proclamation declaring April 26, 2019 as Arbor Day in Ellicottville, NY.

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Nannen Arboretum
28 Parkside Drive
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-5046

57th WNY Maple Festival

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 4:00pm

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

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Franklinville Elementary School
Rt. 16
Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-557-2498 or 676-3692

Earth and Arbor Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

Programming at Allegany State Park
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Earth Day…Arbor Day… Two events that celebrate two things we couldn’t live without! This year the Environmental Education Department of Allegany State Park combines both these events into one celebration!

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Allegany State Park Admin Building
2373 ASP Route 1 Suite 3
Salamanaca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-354-9101 ext 236

Country Gathering's Spring Fling Market at Granny's Boot Antiques

Country Gatherings at Granny's Boot Antiques
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hosted by Granny's Boot Antiques, home of the Grevpode Gallery, the first of the Country Gathering Festivals will take place Saturday, April 27th.  Stroll the outodor artisan vendors that will be selling unique hand made products as well as a few market place vendors with produce and home made goods.  Then peruse the antiques, walk through the art maze, t

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Granny's Boot Antiques and Grevpode Gallery
10761 Miller Road
Springville, NY 14141
Phone: 877-211-0735

Volunteer Day at Griffis Sculpture Park

Volunteer at Griffis
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Spring has Sprung!  But before you can enjoy your favorite park on it's opening, May 1st, help clean it up so it's fresh and new!

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Griffis Sculpture Park
6902 Mill Valley Rd.
East Otto, NY 14729

Clean Up Day at Nannen Arboretum

Nannen Arboretum Clean Up 2019
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Nannen Arboretum, located at 28 Parkside Drive in Ellicottville, is known as “The Jewel in the Crown of Ellicottville”. It is a sanctuary for hundreds of trees, shrubs, perennial flowers, herbs and nature walks. It is managed by the Nannen Arboretum Society a not-for-profit organization which relies on voluntary support for maintenance and improvement of the facility.

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Nannen Arboretum
28 Parkside Drive
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-5046

Celebrate Earth Day with Canticle Farm!

Canticle Farm Flyer
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, April 27th, Earth Day, the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and Canticle Farm have chosen to host a grand celebration with Family-orientated Earth Day Activities. 

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Canticle Farm
3835 South Nine Mile Rd.
Allegany, NY 14706

2019 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Goosneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Taste of the Southtowns 2018
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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.

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St. Aloysius Hall
190 Franklin St.
Springville, NY 14141
Phone: 716-942-6835

2019 Rock City Park Season Opening

Girl playing at Rock City Park
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!  You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.

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Rock City Park
505 Rt. 16 South
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-7790

2019 Griffis Sculpture Park Opening

Griffis Sculpture Park Opening 2019
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 7:00pm

The warm weather is here and now it's time to enjoy the feel of the sun on the large steel sculptures at one of Cattaraugus County's most favorite parks....Griffis Sculpture Park!  The park features over 250 large scale sculptures dispersed through miles of hiking trails.

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Griffis Sculpture Park
6902 Mill Valley Road
East Otto , NY 14729
Phone: 716-667-2808

Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

2019 Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a Spring Lecture Series, beginning March 7th and continuing through May, with a series of informative, pertinent and timely range of topics.  These events are free and open to the public.  Each lecture will start at 6pm and generally continue for an hour to an hour and a half.  The list of presenters for this year include Alyssa M

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Seneca Iroquois National Museum
82 W. Hetzel St.
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-945-1760

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents The Crucible
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible".  The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.

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Washington St. Theatre
702 Washington St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-373-7469

Onoville Marina opens for 2019 Season

Onoville Marina season opening 2019
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 8:00am - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:00pm

Boating season is here!  Hooray!  Tucked away in the southwest corner of Cattaraugus County, hidden in the rolling hills of the Allegheny's, is one of our best kept secrets, Onoville Marina Park.

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Onoville Marina
704 West Perimeter Road
Steamburg, NY 14783
Phone: 716-354-2615

Sky High Adventure Park Opens for Weekends 2019

Sky High Adventure Park 2019
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 9:00am - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens weekends in Spring on Friday May 3rd!  They will be open from 9am to 6pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until June 14 when they open daily.  Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 716-699-4444 or reserve online!  Start the summer and warm

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-2345

Great Valley Fireman's Annual Regatta 2019

2019 Great Valley Regatta
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 11:00am

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!

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Great Valley Volunteer Fireman's Clubhouse
6035 Depot Street
Great Valley, NY 14741

Euchre Tournament to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development

2019 Euchre Tournament in Olean
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday May 3rd!  Raymour & Flanigan. the furniture and mattress establishment (7th & West State St., Olean) is sponsoring a Euchre Tournament for the benefit of the African American Center for Cultural Development (AACCD).  Friday, May 3rd from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the store's showroom.  Fun for all!

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Raymour & Flanigan
802 West State St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-392-9200

Friends of Good Music presents Manhattan Piano Trio

Friends of Good Music presents the Manhattan Trio
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Manhattan Piano Trio. 

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Regina A Quick Center for the Arts
3261 West State Road St. Bonaventure University Campus
St. Bonaventure , NY 14778
Phone: 716-375-2494

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In May's class, you will learn how to make a Trapunto Pillow, choosing from various designs.

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Leon Fire Hall
12195 Leon-New Albion Rd.
Leon, NY 14751
Phone: 716-296-5709

Birding at Eshleman Property of Pfeiffer Nature Center

Birding with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:30am - 10:30am

If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve. 

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Pfeiffer Nature Center - Eshelman Property
1420 Yubadam Rd.
Portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-0187

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Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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