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!
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!
The Science of Color and Light camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and light 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,
Are you ready to create some beautiful images? You have from now until September 14th to capture the beauty of nature! The Pfeiffer Nature Center properties are local natural wonders that provide unique and timeless photo opportunities. We invite photographers of all skill levels and ages to visit one or both of these properties to share their personal visual takeaways in a Ph
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on August 16th - 18th.
Join in the fun at the First EVER Full Moon Fly-In, Drive-In event at the Cattaragus County Olean Airport! Spend a beautifully lit evening with the airport under summer's last full moon at NYS' highest elevation airport!
Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their home bout this Saturday! 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.&n
If you joined us recently on a bird walk, you know firsthand the beauty of the Eshelman property. Let us continue to explore Eshelman’s many natural treasures as we meander through the fields and woods with naturalist Barb Busack. This guided stroll is bound to please all outdoor enthusiasts.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting a Labor Day Dice Run on Saturday August 31st. It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out before the warm weather ends and ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek.
The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover Stone Tower. These free events are open to the public and weather dependent. Program will continue every weekend until October 13th, 2019.
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.
Get yourself ready for race #3 in 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 or relay teams of two are welcome.
The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover the Summit Fire Tower. Meet anytime from 11am to 1pm on Saturdays at the Summit Fire Tower.
Join us for “Pie in the Pavilion” at the 2019 Pfeiffer Nature Center Photo Contest. While you view the photograph contest entries, treat yourself to refreshments and a slice of homemade pie or cake. Desserts will be served on a fine china plate that will be yours to keep.
Griffis Sculpture Park is transformed with creative lighting for a show called Night Lights at the Griffis Sculpture Park. The Park already beautifully combines art with nature and attracts visitors far and wide, but now you can see it in a whole new light.
For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019. NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN UNBELIEVABLE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE THIS FALL? Come to the Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival!
Our goal for this tournament is to focus on Fall Lacrosse FUN and showcasing our beautiful sport in the greatest light! This is a must-attend Lacrosse Festival for youth thru Ultra-Masters lacrosse players and their families.
All riders are welcome for a fun 20-25 mile ATV Dice Run! Chicken BBQ and other foods will be available on site this year once again. Enjoy live entertainment and 50/50s as well! Pre-registartion is open now by visiting them online!
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.
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.
Join in for an evening of scary stories and local folklore at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center. The event is open to the public and will include scary stories, local folklore, and craft activities for the kids.
Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum, in its new location, the Cultural Center! Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! This event is open to the public.
150 tables of merchandise including sporting goods, firearms, accessories, fishing equipment and game calls. THE place to be for fishermen, hunters, collectors and trappers.
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
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2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.