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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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Amish Country Running Festival 2022

Amish Country
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.

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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Pumpkin Carving Class with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Learn how to 3D carve a pumpkin with Eric Jones!

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park 2022

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 15 2022 .
Thu, 09/15/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 09/16/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 09/17/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 09/22/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 09/23/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 09/29/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 09/30/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 10/07/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 10/13/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 10/14/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Griffis Sculpture Park will be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open 25 nights for guests to walk some of the park’s trails to experience the interaction between lights, nature and art.  

NIGHT LIGHTS will open from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The dates NIGHT LIGHTS will be open:

  • September 9 & 10
  • September 15 - 17
  • September 22 (CANCELLED)
  • September 23 - 24
  • September 29 - October 1
  • October 6 - 9 
  • October 13 - 15

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Pumpkin Carving Class with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Sun, 09/25/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to 3D carve a pumpkin with Eric Jones!

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2022

Employees at The Nightmare Hayrides
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Fri, 09/30/2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/07/2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/14/2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 10/28/2022 - 7:30pm - 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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Woods Walk at the Lillibridge Property - Pfeiffer Nature Center

Trail at Lillibridge Property
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Pfeiffer Nature Center Woods Walk at the Lillibridge Property  

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Autumn Blaze at Sprague's Maple Farm 2022

Sugarhouse
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come to Sprague's Maple Farms the first 3 weekends of October for Fall Foliage Fun!

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park 2022

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 15 2022 .
Sun, 10/09/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 10/13/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Fri, 10/14/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Griffis Sculpture Park will be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open 25 nights for guests to walk some of the park’s trails to experience the interaction between lights, nature and art.  

NIGHT LIGHTS will open from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The dates NIGHT LIGHTS will be open:

  • September 9 & 10
  • September 15 - 17
  • September 22 - 24
  • September 29 - October 1
  • October 6 - 9 
  • October 13 - 15

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Gowanda's Trout Fishing Derby 2022

Man fly fishing in the creek
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 7:00am - 6:00pm

Gowanda's Fire Department is hosting a Trout Fishing Derby October 15-16, 2022! 

  • Saturday, October 15- 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, October 16- 7:00am-4:00pm

Fishing will take place within the Village of Gowanda boundaries of the Cattaragus Creek. 

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Gowanda's Trout Fishing Derby 2022

Man fly fishing in the creek
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Gowanda's Fire Department is hosting a Trout Fishing Derby October 15-16, 2022! 

  • Saturday, October 15- 7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, October 16- 7:00am-4:00pm

Fishing will take place within the Village of Gowanda boundaries of the Cattaragus Creek. 

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Pumpkin Carving Demo with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Thu, 10/20/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Watch Eric Jones demonstrate 3D carving on a pumpkin!

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Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Rodeo
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host their "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month.

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Halloween Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley 2022

Sat, 10/22/2022 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 22, 2022. The event will feature a Half Marathon, 5k, and a Half Marathon Relay. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us!

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Spooky Family Fun Bike Ride at Allegany State Park

Scary Family Bike Ride
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

With Halloween and Fat bike season right around the corner, the Environmental Education and Recreation Department wanted to put a twist on the traditional Halloween party. On Saturday, October 22nd, kids of all ages will have the opportunity to dress up their bikes or wear a bike safe costume at this family fun event.

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Pumpkin Carving Class with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Mon, 10/24/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Learn how to 3D carve a pumpkin with Eric Jones!

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Pumpkin Carving Class with Eric Jones

Pumpkin Carving by Eric Jones
Thu, 10/27/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to 3D carve a pumpkin with Eric Jones!

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2022 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Sportsmen's Show

Fall Sportsmen's Show in Little Valley
Sat, 11/05/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 11/06/2022 - 3:00pm

Buy, Sell, Trade, and Browse 150 tables of merchandise including sporting goods, firearms, accessories, fishing equipment and game calls. This is THE place to be for fishermen, hunters, collectors and trappers.

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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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Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Vendors set up at a craft show
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/13/2022 - 3:00pm

Join in for a two day craft show to get into the Christmas Spirit! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!

There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, and a money board.

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Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

Largest Private Ski Resort in North America

HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.

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