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
The Griffis Sculpture Park will host free outdoor activities every Saturday at noon starting in June.
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
Mars Mania camp will introduce your 1st grader (completed grade) to the planet MARS! In one day, campers will learn all about the Red Planet. Everything from creating Mars sand, visiting Olympus Mons, creating their own alien, building a miniature Mars colony, and learning with Sparki the Coding Rover will be covered in fun, hands-on activities!
Color My World camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and science that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities. Activities include Chromotography, Light Spectrum, Rainbow Anagrams, Space Colors, Solar Power, C
Please see the Facebook post in regards to the Rally in The Valley being on hold for 2018:Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Rally in the Valley will not be happening in 2018. Sponsorships and participation levels have dropped significantly over the last few years. The
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.
Celebrate a day of creativity at the annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival! Enjoy the sculptures, listen to music, watch the performances and chow down on some good food! The headlining band will be Driftwood! Driftwood is from Binghamton, NY.
Want to learn how to kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike? Do you enjoy hiking, bird watching or nature photography? Allegany State Park is offering informative, hands- on FREE clinics as part of Outdoor Adventure Series. Join us every month as various outdoor enthusiasts share their knowledge and passion of their favorite activity.
This year they will be holding 3 shows at the Showplex in Hamburg, NY and 3 shows at the fairgrounds in Little Valley, NY.
ADVENTURE BOUND would like to collaborate with local volunteers to host a Clean-Up through the Great Valley Creek, between The Quackenbush Bridge to the HV Pond on Sugartown Rd.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
Three days of riding, 2 nights of camping, bands on Fri and Sat! Bring your Rock Crawlers, challenge the 30' Monster Pile, or jump into 1 of the 2 Mega Mud Pits.
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.
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.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office will be hosting several New York Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education and Trapper Education course coming this Fall. The dates listed below still had availability or were scheduled to open registration at a later date, as of 8/11/18.
Come view the Olean Airport in their Open House! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and tour a helicopter and meet the crew! Children under 12 are $5 and adults are $8.
Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back!!
Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!
All riders are welcome for a fun 20-25 mile ATV Dice Run! Back by popular demand is our Annual ATV Dice Run. Chicken BBQ and other foods will be available on site this year once again. Tickets are needed and are $25 per person ($20 per passenger), can be purchase on the Facebook Page
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!
Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
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be snail mailed to you for FREE!
Holiday Valley Resort ranked #3 on Ski Magazine's 2015-16 best in the East list! It has 58 day slopes, 37 night slopes and 13 high tech lifts. It also has been the training ground for Olympic ski competitors.