Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Classes
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In April's class, you will learn how to make a Log Cabin Wall Hanging and learn the significance of the different colors. 

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"Bunny Egg Special Trail" Train Rides

Easter Bunny Express Train
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Join the Easter Bunny on an approximate 2 1/2 hour scenic train ride through the hills of Gowanda to South Dayton on Saturday, April 20. Departure is either at 10am or 2pm. Each child will receive a "Leggacy" keepsake and there will be a Jelly Bean contest on board.

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Dyngus Day Celebration in Olean

Olean's Dyngus Day Celebration
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The coming of Easter means the end of Lent.  Polish tradition celebrates the day after Easter as well, called "Dyngus Day". Dyngus Day celebration is held by the Pulaski Club of Olean, located at 1104 N.

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Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

2019 Spring Lecture Series at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu May 02 2019 .
Thu, 03/28/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 04/04/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 04/11/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 04/18/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is presenting a Spring Lecture Series, beginning March 7th and continuing through May, with a series of informative, pertinent and timely range of topics.  These events are free and open to the public.  Each lecture will start at 6pm and generally continue for an hour to an hour and a half.  The list of presenters for this year include Alyssa M

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Olean Community Theatre presents "The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less"

The Iliad... by Olean Community Theatre
Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less".  The Gods walk the Red Carpet. The Creation of Mankind is a botched subcontractors job. Man and Pandora try settling down despite an ominous wedding gift.

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57th WNY Maple Festival

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 4:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! Experience two days of maple bliss in Franklinville NY with all day long festivities

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Earth and Arbor Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

Programming at Allegany State Park
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Earth Day…Arbor Day… Two events that celebrate two things we couldn’t live without! This year the Environmental Education Department of Allegany State Park combines both these events into one celebration!

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Country Gathering's Spring Fling Market at Granny's Boot Antiques

Country Gatherings at Granny's Boot Antiques
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hosted by Granny's Boot Antiques, home of the Grevpode Gallery, the first of the Country Gathering Festivals will take place Saturday, April 27th.  Stroll the outdoor artisan vendors that will be selling unique hand made products as well as a few market place vendors with produce and home made goods.  Then peruse the antiques, walk through the art maze, t

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2019 Rock City Park Season Opening

Girl playing at Rock City Park
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!  You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.

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2019 Griffis Sculpture Park Opening

Griffis Sculpture Park Opening 2019
Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 7:00pm

The warm weather is here and now it's time to enjoy the feel of the sun on the large steel sculptures at one of Cattaraugus County's most favorite parks....Griffis Sculpture Park!  The park features over 250 large scale sculptures dispersed through miles of hiking trails.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents The Crucible
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible".  The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.

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Euchre Tournament to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development

2019 Euchre Tournament in Olean
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday May 3rd!  Raymour & Flanigan. the furniture and mattress establishment (7th & West State St., Olean) is sponsoring a Euchre Tournament for the benefit of the African American Center for Cultural Development (AACCD).  Friday, May 3rd from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the store's showroom.  Fun for all!

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Friends of Good Music presents Manhattan Piano Trio

Friends of Good Music presents the Manhattan Trio
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Manhattan Piano Trio. 

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In May's class, you will learn how to make a Trapunto Pillow, choosing from various designs.

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Pyschic Fair at The Olean Bartlett House

Inside of the Fannie Bartlett House
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

There will be a Spring Psychic Fair at the Fannie Bartlett House on May 4th from noon until 5pm.  Readers includ Donya, MaryBeth, Michael, Dorette, D-Dee, and Heidi.  Pre-paid scheduled appointments are available at $30 for a 20 minute reading.  There are still openings, please call 716-376-5642 to schedule or PM the Read more

Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Beethoven and Brahms"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 3
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for our upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put us on your calendar!  Season 16 is titled "Wonder" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

Series 3: Beethoven and Brahms, will be held on May 4th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Brushes & Brews with Tri-County Arts Council and Four Mile Brewing

Brushes & Brews at Four Mile Brewing
Fri, 05/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join artist Samila Sosic for the paint nights of 2019!  This one will be held at Four Mile Brewing in Olean.  Scene you will be painting will be announced soon.  She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece.  Bring a group of friends

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"Mother of All Tours" at the Cultural Center

Learning about Women at the Cultural Center
Sun, 05/12/2019 (All day)

Celebrate Mothers at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Mother's Day. The Seneca are a matrilineal society so taking Mom to see the new Cultural Center is the perfect way to celebrate her. There will be a special tour of influential women in Iroquois history. 

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Public Ghost Hunt of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Hunt Poster
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive 4 hour Ghost tour on Sunday May 12th 2019. Your experience will include a tour of the Grounds along with the historic building. You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side.

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Tufting Class with Samantha Jacobs at the SINM

Tufting Class Flyer
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join in for Tufting Class with Samantha Jacobs at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. Classes start on May 16th and will run for four weeks (until June 6th). Classes run from 5:30-7:30pm and the cost is $200 with all materials included.

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"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Putnam County Spelling Bee at Ray Evans Theater
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:00pm - Sun, 05/26/2019 - 2:00pm

The Ray Evans Seneca Theater and the Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association's presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" this May!  An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons.

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2019 Routes to Art Studio Tour

Pottery Demonstration
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 5:00pm

Routes to Art Studio Tour, May 18 & 19, 2019

What is Routes to Art? Routes to Art, on the weekend of May 18-19, 2019, is a self-guided open studio tour which takes place in artist studios in Cattaraugus County.

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Bow and Arrow Class at the SINM

Bow and Arrow Class Flyer
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join in for Bow and Arrow Class with Billy Abrams at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. Classes start on May 18th and will run for six weeks. Classes run from 10am until 1pm and the cost is $500 with all materials included.

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Billy Ray Cyrus at Seneca Allegany Casino

Billy Ray Cyrus at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Southern Tier will be ready to dance when Billy Ray Cyrus performs at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Saturday, May 18th at 7pm.

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Victorian Tea at the Historic Miner's Cabin in Franklinville

Miner's Cabin in Franklinville Victorian Tea
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ischua Valley Historical Society will host a Victorian Tea on Sunday May 20th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Miner’s Cabin on 9 Pine Street in Franklinville, New York.  The cost is $20 and since seating is limited, reservations and payment  are due by May 10th.  Please call (716) 353-2355 for reserv

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2019 Amish Relief Auction

Amish Made Quilts
Sat, 05/25/2019 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

Experience a special day of Amish life in the country, with this auction full of Amish made furniture, tables, chairs, rockers, clocks, quilts, rugs, wall hangings, many handmade items, animals, outdoor items, farm equipment, gift certificates and much more!

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2019 Olean Concert In The Park Series

Repeats every week until Thu Sep 05 2019 .
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/20/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/25/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/29/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy the City of Olean's Concert In The Park Summer Series, FREE to the public, at the Lincoln Park Gazebo.

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The Happening - a motorcycle and live music weekend!

The Happening motorcycle event 2019
Fri, 05/31/2019 - 6:00pm - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 6:00pm

"The Happening" - a motorcycle and live music weekend!  Gowanda's largest party weekend of the year continues to happen!  Save the dates - May 31, 2019 - June 2, 2019. 

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2019 Heritage Day at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum for a day of Seneca Heritage!  Celebrate the rich heritage of the Seneca-Iroquois people, there will be artists and craftors demonstrating and selling their work, an Atlatl competition, Traditional Foods contest, Storytelling, Traditional Dancing, local groups fundraisers, and Robert Griffing displaying his Artwor

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Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels' Church Festival

2019 Basilica of St. Mary's Church Festival
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 12:00pm - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 6:00pm

Enjoy a good old-fashioned church festival at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, NY!  Three big days of Faith + Family + Fun!  We’ve been doing it for 48 years and can’t stop!  Come enjoy the drive to the scenic Enchanted Mountain region where food, games, music and fun await you! 

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Hinsdale Overnight Lockdown with Para Expeditions at the Hinsdale House

Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:00pm - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House.

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Summer at the Stone House: Fiddle Tunes of NYS

2019 Summer at the Stone House Jim Kimball
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues in 2019 with the start on June 13th!  Jim Kimball, lecturer of music at SUNY Geneseo and director of the Geneseo String Band, will present of Fiddle Tunes of New York State.   

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1st Annual Gowanda Film Festival

Gowanda's 1st Annual Film Fest
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 6:30pm - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 8:00pm

Enjoy films from local filmmakers and vote for your favorite at the 1st Annual Gowanda Film Festival!  This two day event will showcase the entries of short films from local talent, being shown on the big screen at the Historic Hollywood Theater! 

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Seneca Nation of Indians President's Day- At the Cultural Center

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate current and past Seneca Nation Presidents at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Seneca Nation of Indians President's

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Randolph's 47th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival 2019

Weeden Park Randolph Arts and Crafts 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Being held at Weeden Park in 2019, Randolph’s 76th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 15th!  The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping!  Over 60 vendors will be participating!  Selling hand made arts and crafts! 

Some featured events are:

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Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 15th, 2019 – “Cattaraugus County Museum Day” to uncover exhibits that display our towns and villages Historic paths through time.  Learn local history and the ongoing stories of your community, the landscapes surrounding you, and the United States as a whole.  Feel the connection as you find your own

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Ellicottville Paddle Festival with Adventure Bound on the Fly

2019 Ellicottville Paddlefest
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come join the fun in the sun for this two day event. Saturday afternoon join Adventure Bound onthefly at Spruce Lake 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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Investigate the Haunted Hinsdale House with Mysterious Journeys

Mysterious Journeys poster for Haunted Hinsdale House
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Your Paranormal Investigation guides Spiritual Medium Peggy Gypsy and Within These Walls Ghost Hunter Lynn Czekaj will take you into every knook and cranny where the Spirits most like to hide and where the Paranormal Activity is High.

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Traditional Pottery Workshop

Pottery Flyer
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:30pm - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:00pm

Join in for a traditional pottery workshop on June 25th, 26th, and 27th from 5:30pm - 8pm with world renowned Traditional Pottery Artist Pete Jones. The event will be held at the new Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center.

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Summer at the Stone House: Bent Brass Ensemble

2019 Summer at the Stone House Bent Brass
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 27th!  The Bent Brass Ensemble will be playing Music of the WWI Era. 

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

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Cano-Klaes-Sutton Hinsdale House Investigation

Haunted Hinsdale Poster
Repeats every day until Sat Jun 29 2019 .
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Brian J Cano, Dan Klaes and "Coyote" Chris Sutton, are returning to the Hinsdale House!

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Jake Owen at Seneca Allegany Casino

Jake Owen at Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

With number one hits like “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Beachin’” and multiple American Country Music Award nominations, Jake Owen is a country music superstar. You won’t want to miss his June performance at the Seneca Allegany outdoor show!

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Peter Frampton at Seneca Allegany Casino

Peter Frampton at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Peter Frampton is a Rock & Roll legend – pure and simple.

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

2018 Independence Day at Allegany State Park
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out).  Later on, listen to live music, enjoy vendors and spend time at the beach! 

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2019

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2019
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 11:00pm

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Don Felder “Formerly of The Eagles” at this years Summer Music Festival followed by the Buffalo Philharmonic on Sunday Evening with an exciting fireworks display!!!

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Tall Ships Field Trip with the IVHS

Tall Ships Field Trip with the IVHS
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 8:00am - 7:00pm

The Ischua Valley Historical Society is offering a Unique Field Trip! 

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Summer at the Stone House: Dr. Anthony Evans

2019 Summer at the Stone House Tony Evans
Thu, 07/11/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 11th!  Dr. Anthony Evans, Director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, will be presenting on a topic to be announced.  Please check back for more information. 

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Titanic, the Musical"

Titanic, the Musical by Olean Community Theatre
Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 7:30pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "Titanic, the Musical".  In a stunning chamber musical as massive as the ocean liner that shares its name, Yeston and Peter Stone’s musical, Titanic, tells the stories of the people on board the legendary steamer and the men who got them there.

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3rd Annual Ashford Cup Charity Golf Tournament for Griffis Sculpture Park

3rd Annual Ashford Cup Flyer
Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Enjoy a golf tournament on the beautiful Double Black Diamond Golf Course at Holiday Valley for a good time and to show your support for Griffis Sculpture Park and the Essex Arts Center!  Registration will take place the day of the event and starts at 9am.

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"Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

Rock the Park at Allegany State Park
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Picture the scene: a beautiful summer evening in Allegany State Park, great live music -and you are

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Summer at the Stone House: Dave Ruch

2019 Summer at the Stone House Dave Ruch
Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 25th!  David Ruch, musician and performer, will be presenting on the Music of Buffalo's Waterfront.  He is known for using music to teach core curriculum and inspire young leaners. 

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Ellicottville's 2019 Jazz and Blues Weekend

Ellicottville Jazz and Blues Weekend
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 1:00am

A Jazz and Blues Weekend in Ellicottville is a boutique experience.  Wander through the village and choose from a variety of Jazz and Blues performance areas ranging from restaurants, bars & nightclubs and street-side July 26-28, 2019.  Ellicottville has the shops and all the facilities you’d expect in an international class resort, the village is self-contai

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Onofest 2019

Performance by at the 2017 OnoFest
Sat, 07/27/2019 - 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Onofest 2019 welcomes back hometown favorites The Hootz!  Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, RVs and Boats on display, exhibits, activities and fireworks! It costs only $10 a car load- so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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"Dog Days of Summer" at Allegany State Park

Dog Days of Summer at Allegany State Park
Sat, 07/27/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

On Saturday July 27st from 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm, come out and bring your four-legged furry friends to the Red House Picnic Area at Allegany State Park for the Second annual Dog Days of Summer event!

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2019 Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert, hosted by MAJ Patrick Miller

Wounded Warrior 2019
Sat, 07/27/2019 - 3:00pm - 10:00pm

The 3rd annual Southern Tier Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert will be held Saturday, July 27th this year at the Allegany Fireman's Park. All money raised (100% NET) at this event will be donated to Wounded Warriors and Homeless Veterans.  Live music on stage throughout the day Featuring Montgomery Gentry!

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2019 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/28/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love. The Taste of Olean will be held on July 28th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 70th Annual Art in the Park and the 29th Annual Taste of Olean.

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Cultural Center Anniversary of Opening Celebration

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sun, 08/04/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center opening on August 4th from 10am-5pm.

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Summer at the Stone House: Linda Hunter

Summer at the Stone House 2019 Linda Hunter
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 8th!  Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving a presentation on Quilts: Past & Present. 

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2019 Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/11/2019 - 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! 

Check back as the event gets closer to find out what bands will be performing!

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Pawtographs at the Hinsdale House with speical guests

Pawtographs for Pooches Poster at Hinsdale House
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:00pm - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 10:00am

Pawtographs for Pooches comes to the Hinsdale House along with special guests! Special guests include Pawtographs founder, Tim Maile, Tim Woolworth, John Cassidy, Tim Shaw, and Dan Klaes. Tim Maile created Pawtographs for Pooches as a way to give back to animal shelters after adopting his dog, Murray in 2006.

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Summer at the Stone House: Allen Hopkins

2019 Summer at the Stone House Allen Hopkins
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 22nd!  Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting Cowboy Songs.  He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In September's class, you will learn how to make and quilt the Ohio Star in a Mug-Rug set.

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Ellicottville's 2019 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/13/2019 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:00pm

Don't miss this fun-filled Rock N Roll Weekend, presented by Northtown Auto, that kicks off Friday, September, 13th 2019 in the evening with a ton of live entertainment in all of

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"Criss Angel RAW- The Mindfreak Unplugged" at Seneca Allegany Casino

Criss Angel at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Criss Angel is the biggest name in the world of magic. Angel rose to superstar status as the star and creator of the most popular and successful magic television series of all time, Criss Angel MINDFREAK, as well as his incredibly popular Las Vegas stage shows, television specials and series, books, CDs, retail products, and more.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In October's class, you will learn how to make and quilt a 9 Patch Tote Bag, or Dresden Wreath.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy"

Driving Miss Daisy by Olean Community Theatre
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy".  The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son that she must rely on the services of a chauffeur.

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Scary Stories Friday at the Cultural Center

Outside of Cultural Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

 


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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

 

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"Christmas in the Park" at Allegany State Park

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park. Join the Environmental Education Department on Saturday,

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Travel Guide

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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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