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

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 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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Gowanda Harley Davidson's 2018 Kustom Kruise-In

Gowanda's Kustom Kruise In 2018
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
It's back! The darkest, rusty-est, hotrod-est, badd-est Car show of the summer for their 10th annual year.
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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, 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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Mars Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Mars Mania Camp at Challenger Learning Center
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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! 

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Color My World Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Color My World Camp at Challenger Learning Center
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 3:00pm

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

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Rally in the Valley 2018 - Cancelled for 2018

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

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

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

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 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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Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

2018 Summer Music Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/19/2018 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

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.

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

SUP and kayaking at Allegany State Park
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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.

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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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Great Valley Creek Clean- Up with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Great Valley Creek Clean Up
Sun, 08/26/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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.

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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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1st Annual Yoder Fest!

Yoder Fest 2018 at Yoderland Mud Park Gowanda NY
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 7:00am - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:00pm

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.  

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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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Hunter's Education Classes in Cattaraugus County

hunting photo
Sat, 09/08/2018 - 8:00am - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 5:30pm

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. 

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2018 Fall Fly-In, Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

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. 

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Night Hike at Allegany State Park
Wed, 09/12/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights at Griffis
Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 10:00pm

Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture park are back!!

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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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Knapp Creek VFD ATV Dice Run

Knapp Creek Volunteer Fire Dept Annual ATV Dice Run
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

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

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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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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Nature Photography class with Allegany State Park
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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.

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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
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

Southern Tier Duathlon in Randolph NY
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:00am - 11:15am

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.

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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 2018It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

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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