Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History Events

Wine Tasting Train Ride 2022

NYLE Trail in Gowanda NY
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Take a fun filled 2 hour round trip, that departs at 5:00pm from our Gowanda Depot and travels through the fall leaves, meadows and valleys to South Dayton. 

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Vietnam: What a Vet Wants You to Know

Local Veteran, Norm Marsh Recording "Our Veterans, Their Stories"
Thu, 09/29/2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum and the Cattaraugus County Department of Veterans Services will host a free film screening event at JCC’s Cutco Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022.

Part of the ongoing “Our Veterans, Their Stories” project, this event will showcase a new film series entitled “Vietnam: What a Vet Wants You to Know.”

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Drawing & Acrylic Painting - October 1st

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This class is created for beginners, as well as intermediate painters. We will work in the medium of acrylic, learn about elements of art and principles of design, talk about how to mix right colors, create the illusion of depth, present light in your painting, and many more tricks and trades of painting.

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Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2022

Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2019
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/09/2022 - 5:00pm

Fall Festival 2022 is back and it’s going to be your favorite Fall event! The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce and Holiday Valley have plenty of fun planned throughout the month of October.

Check back soon for more information.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sun, 10/09/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Wed, 10/12/2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Scary Storytelling Night The Onohsagwe:de' Cultural Center

Outside view of Cultural Center
Thu, 10/20/2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum presents, "Scary Storytelling Night," on Thursday, October 20th at 6pm.

Stories are told by Leeora White. Please join in for an evening around the fire listening to old time, scary tales, and roast smores!

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Opry comes to the Hollywood

Inside of the Hollywood Theater
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 6:45pm - 9:00pm

"Opry comes to the Hollywood" to be held at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. There will be performers honoring names like: Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash.

In addition, there will be an instructor there to do a line dancing class prior to the show! What a wonderful way to have some fun and get the audience warmed up.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride 2022

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sun, 10/23/2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy a special roundtrip train excursion to South Dayton and back to see the fall foliage colors! The excursion also includes a 45-minute layover in South Dayton to let you explore the area before turning around and heading back to Gowanda, NY.

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Outside view of The Haunted Hinsdale House
Mon, 10/24/2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour.

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Inside the Haunted Hinsdale House
Tue, 10/25/2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour.

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

View of the outside of The Haunted Hinsdale House
Thu, 10/27/2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour.

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Public Ghost Hunt at The Wildwood Sanitarium

Wildwood Sanitarium Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Thu, 10/27/2022 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt!

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Happy Halloween Train Ride 2022

Halloween Train Ride in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/29/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/30/2022 - 4:00pm

We want to see your costumes! This roundtrip excursion stops in South Dayton and then continues back to to Gowanda, NY.

Our annual train ride features a costume contest, candy counting contest, prizes & more! We can’t wait for everyone to join the fun in their spooky and creative costumes this Halloween!

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Halloween Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

View of the outside of The Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 10/29/2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour.

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Amy Schumer at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Amy Schumer
Sat, 10/29/2022 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Emmy-winning and Golden Globe nominated standup comedian AMY SCHUMER announced her first major tour in over 4 years. Amy Schumer’s Whore Tour begins this August and is making a stop in Salamanca at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on October 29.

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Portville's 2022 Arts, Crafts and Antique Show

2022 Flyer
Sat, 11/05/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 5th 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, November 6th, from 10:00am–2:00pm.

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Silent Film Night at the Hollywood

Inside of the Hollywood Theater
Sat, 11/05/2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Silent Film showing of "The Cat and the Canary" will play at the Hollywood Theater on Saturday, November 5th at 7pm.

See this 1927 horror thriller film as it was made to be seen. Organ accompaniment by renowned theater organist, Dennis James.

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Portville's 2022 Arts, Crafts and Antique Show

2022 Flyer
Sun, 11/06/2022 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 5th 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, November 6th, from 10:00am–2:00pm.

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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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Air Supply Coming to The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino on November 12

Sat, 11/12/2022 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Air Supply, the duo of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, has been making memories through their music since 1975. The duo scored seven consecutive Top-Five singles in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, equaling a mark previously set by The Beatles.

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Fancy Felted Soap - November 19th

Sat, 11/19/2022 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Transform an ordinary bar of soap into a unique piece of art! Students will learn the basics of needle and wet felting to create a colorful and functional felted soap. Perfect for a holiday hostess gift or a decorative and functional touch for your own bathroom!

Instructor: Lyn Harris

Date: November 19th, 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 1:00-2:30pm

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Santa Express Train Ride 2022

Santa and Mrs. Claus in front of the train
Repeats every week until Mon Dec 19 2022 .
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/04/2022 - 4:00pm
Sat, 12/10/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/11/2022 - 4:00pm
Sat, 12/17/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/18/2022 - 4:00pm

1 hour round trip from Gowanda, NY to Dayton, NY and return. Santa, and Mrs. Claus are coming all the way from the North Pole to ride with us. Join us on a fun and festive Christmas train ride where the kids get to meet Santa! He might even have gifts for all the boys and girls!

Times of Train Rides:

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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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