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Frog Call Field Trip with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Explore Frog calls with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join amphibian enthusiasts Holly Fischer and Tami Attwell as they present part two of the Western New York frog program at the Eshelman property.  Apply what we learned to see if we can pick out the vocalizations of our local frog friends.  Attendance at the frog program on March 3rd is not a requirement to join us on this frog walk. 

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Allegany State Park GeoBash 2018

2018 Allegany State Park Geobash
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 8:00pm - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:00pm

The 13th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been published! ASP Geobash XIII will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 8AM to 8PM.

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Hospice Walk & Run 2018

Hospice Walk and Run Olean 2018
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

The HomeCare & Hospice Foundation will celebrate its 22nd annual Hospice Walk and Run (5K) on Saturday, May 19th at 10 a.m. on the Allegheny River Trail, located at the west entrance of St.

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Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound onthefly
Sat, 05/26/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Fly Fishing 101!  Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

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60th Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage

2018 Allegany Nature Pilgrimage
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 12:30pm

The Allegany Nature Pilgrimage is an annual outdoor learning experience.  It combines fun with a variety of nature-oriented activities.  This traditional weekend of natural history and outdoor education welcomes both the experienced naturalist as well as the inquisitive beginner.  It is held at "Camp Allegany" in the Red House area of Allegany State Park. 

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Gowanda's Hollywood Happening 2018 - 20th year of this Motorcycle Event!

2018 Hollywood Happening
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 6:00pm

Every spring thousands of people travel to Gowanda to look at the rows of motorcycles that line the closed main street, enjoy the music and the food and celebrate the beginning of bike season in Western New York. It’s an event with no gate fee.

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Free Saturday Activities at Griffis Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park Saturday activities schedule
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 25 2018 .
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Griffis Sculpture Park will host free outdoor activities every Saturday at noon starting in June.

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EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Home Bout

2018 EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Schedule
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at home!  The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us!  This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010.  These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.  They donate 10% of proceeds ea

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Ladies SUP Retreat Weekend with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Ladies SUP retreat weekend in Ellicottville
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 2:00pm

Ladies SUP Retreat weekend is designed to connect women with the outdoors and water through experiences, inspiration and adventure. You will return home rejuvenated with a more grounded connection to your every day challenges.

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"Get Outdoors Day" at Allegany State Park

Get Outdoors Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 06/09/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Allegany State Park, Environmental Education Department invite the public to discover some unique outdoors activities at the “Get Outdoors Day!” on Saturday, June 9th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Summit Warming Hut on the Red House side of Allegany State Park.

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Olean Outdoor Fest 2018

Olean Outdoor Festival 2018
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 5:00pm - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:45pm

This year the event has a new exciting name "Celebrate Olean - Outdoor Festival" and logo, it will be held at Gargoyle Park on June 15th and 16th, admission is free, and all the activities have a low price, such as camping for 4 people for is $10.00 for both nights.

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Woods Walk at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Woods Walk Pfeiffer Nature Center 2018
Woods Walk at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the Pfeiffer Nature Center Woods Walk!  The 10th Woods Walk to benefit Pfeiffer Nature Center will take place on June 16, 2018 at our Eshelman Property, located at 1420 Yubadam Road in Portville, NY.

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Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run 2018

2018 Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are 11 obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks!

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Ellicottville Paddle Festival with Adventure Bound on the Fly

PaddleFestival 2018 in Ellicottville
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:00pm - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 3:00pm

Come join us for this two day event. Saturday afternoon join us at Spruce Lake after the Holiday Valley Mud run for SUP and kayak paddling, music, food and fun. On Sunday morning come to our demo/paddle center 1 mile from the village of Ellicottville where we will have SUP's and Kayak's on hand for demo along with paddle clinics, seminars, SUP yoga and kids events.

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Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 2018

2018 Raccoon Rally at Allegany State Park
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Allegany State Park plays host to one of the longest standing traditions in cycling in Western New York drawing competitors from several surrounding states.  The Raccoon Rally offers cyclists and families one of the most picturesque and memorable quad busting days of cycling action annually.  Over the years the Rally continues to evolve delivering a cycling tradition to thousand

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Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding.  Come join us for 90 minutes of fun and instruction. This class is designed for the first time SUP paddler but also can be a great class to improve your basic paddling and manuevering skills.

We will cover:
BASIC SUP STROKES:
Forward Stroke (aka J-stroke)
Reverse Stroke
Sweep Stroke
Reverse Sweep Stroke

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2018 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Come join in a 5K Run or 2 Mile Walk at Jamestown Community College in Olean from 4:30 to 8:30 on June 21!

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Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding.  Come join us for 90 minutes of fun and instruction. This class is designed for the first time SUP paddler but also can be a great class to improve your basic paddling and manuevering skills.

We will cover:
BASIC SUP STROKES:
Forward Stroke (aka J-stroke)
Reverse Stroke
Sweep Stroke
Reverse Sweep Stroke

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Backpacking Adventure Series with Allegany State Park
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park, known as the “Wilderness Playground of Western New York” is one such place where adventure abounds. With 65,000 acres of pristine forests, miles of trails, serene lakes and natural beauty, it’s hard not to find an activity to enjoy.

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Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound onthefly
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Fly Fishing 101!  Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

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2018 Chamber Golf Classic

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm

The Classic features corporate and community teams playing for bragging rights and the traveling trophy. This scramble format golf tourney features a 2 putt rule, no handicaps, no mulligans and a putting contest on hole #17. Shotgun start at 1:00 PM.

 

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EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Home Bout

2018 EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Schedule
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at home!  The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us!  This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010.  These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.  They donate 10% of proceeds ea

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Randolph Toymaker 5K Run/Walk 2018

2016 race
Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:00am - 10:00am

This FUNdraiser event is held each year to raise funds for this non-profit group that makes small wooden toys that are given to children in need around the world.

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2018 Cattaraugus County Sportsman Rendezvous

2017 Sportsmen's Rendezvous
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 3:00pm

Celebrating over 35 years, the Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsmen's Show  features conservation displays, archery, black powder, trapping, fishing, guns, taxidermy dealers, big buck club display and live seminars.  This is a NON-ALCOHOLIC FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT Featuring seminars on Friday and Saturday. Camping and Parking available.

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EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Home Bout

2018 EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Schedule
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at home!  The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us!  This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010.  These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.  They donate 10% of proceeds ea

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EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Final Home Bout

2018 EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Schedule
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at home in this the final bout of the season and it's a home bout!  The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us!  This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010.  These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of loc

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Rally in the Valley 2018

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:00pm

The Bikes are back in town!  Gowanda Harley Davidson, and the "Enchanted Mountain Motorcycle Enthusiasts" will be hosting the 16th Annual Rally in the Valley Aug. 15-19 in Allegany's Firemans Park.

Proceeds from the event benefit a host of community charities.  

 

Stay tuned for more details.

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2018 Gus Macker is Back in Olean

Gus Macker
Fri, 08/17/2018 - 8:30am - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:00pm

Gus Macker Olean is back on the 2018 schedule!  Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean August 17-19.

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The Battle Series Horse Show

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/26/2018 - 6:00pm

This year they will be holding 3 shows at the Showplex in Hamburg, NY and 3 shows at the fairgrounds in Little Valley, NY.

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Little Valley Riders Club Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride 2018

Little Valley Trail Ride
Fri, 08/31/2018 - 8:00am - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 4:00pm

Annual Trail Ride.  Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.

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2018 Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta

2017 Ischua Falling Leaves Regatta
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 6:00pm

You’re invited to end your summer by participating in this amateur dice run regatta. Any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek.

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2018 Fall Classic Horse Show Sponsored by Cattaraugus County 4-H

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 7:00pm - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:00pm

Come support the Cattaraugus County 4-H Horse Program at the 2018 Bonanza Horse Show. Friday events start at 7 pm with Gymkhana classes. Sat morning preformance classes to start at 9 am. Sat evening Gymkhana starts at 6pm. Sunday morning preformance classes start at 9 am. This is the 3rd of a 3 show series to support the Cattaraugus County 4-H Horse program.

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Creekside Roundup 2018 Fall Trail Ride

Fall Trail Ride
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!

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Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 5:00pm

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN UNBELIEVABLE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE THIS FALL? Come to the Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival!

The 1st Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival was a huge success! The second year will be even better!

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2018

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.

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Amish Country Running Festival 2018

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.
This course is certified by USATF and is a Boston qualifier.

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2018 Fall Festival 5K Run

previous race photo from HeartRateUp.com
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

The Annual Fall Festival 5K Run kicks off at 9:30am on Holiday Valley Road.   This fun, challenging course draws runners from several surrounding states. 

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2018 Fall Festival Mountain Bike Race

Fall Festival Mountain Bike Race
Fall Festival Mountain Bike Race
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 10:00am

Beginners to Experts, there's room for every cyclist at the 2018 Fall Festival Mountain Bike Race held during Ellicottville's annual Fall Festival weekend.

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New York Duathlon Series - #3 Southern Tier

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Start & End your 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 and relay teams are welcome.

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2018 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Sportsmen's Show

2017 Little Valley Fall Sportmen's Show
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 3:00pm

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.

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Holiday Valley's 2018/2019 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade

Torchlight parade at Holiday Valley
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 9:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00am

Join in the fun from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the perfect location to view the torchlight parade on Cindy's Run at 11:15 and the fireworks at 11:45 with the Grand Finale at midnight!

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It'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

WKA National Championship Races

Chapel Hill Raceway in Humphrey is home to Go-Kart racing’s WKA National Championship races.

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