Adventure Events

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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Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival 2021

2019 Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 5:00pm

On behalf of Mike Riorden, Ryan Powell (Rhino Lacrosse) and the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce are hosting their 3rd annual lacrosse tournament! There are over 30 teams all with different ages and skill levels who are eager to get their game on.

Fun filled weekend of lacrosse!

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Amish Country Running Festival 2021

Amish Country
Sat, 09/25/2021 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY. This event was held successfully in 2020 with COVID protocols in place.

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills.  The course is on paved roads the entire way.  No cut off times!

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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 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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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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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

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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