Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History

Arts, Culture & History Events

Trivia Night at Good Times of Olean Every other Thursday

Trivia Night with Paul Hoefler
Repeats every 14 days until Thu Feb 21 2019 .
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 12/27/2018 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join Paul Hoefler (of Dueling Pianos) every other Thursday evening at the HammerBack Bar & Grill as he hosts the funniest, best Trivia Night around.

Teams can sign up at no cost and compete for $125 in prizes! Two rounds of trivia will be conducted and teams must compete in both rounds so make sure to get there early to get your spot.

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Photography of Olean Exhibit Opening at the Regina A. Quick Center at SBU

Photo By PJ Schwabenbauer
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:00pm - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 4:00pm

About two years ago, Patrick Schwabenbauer bought a new camera and began taking photographs of Olean.

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Ellicottville's Winter Blues Weekend 2019

Winter Blues Weekend 2019
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:00pm - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 12:30pm

The  Village of Ellicottville heats up January 18-19 during Winter Blues Weekend.  Old Man Winter got you down? Ready to come out of hibernation to hear some great music? Ellicottville's many area venues and establishments will have some of the hottest blues musicians to help you climb out of that January funk.

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"Through the Eyes of Alzheimer's" Exhibit Opening

Through the Eyes of Alzheimer's Art Exhibit
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 1:00pm - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:01am

Tri-County Arts Council is pleased to announce the opening for “Through the Eyes of Alzheimer’s,” at the Art on Main Gallery in Allegany, on Saturday afternoon, January 19 from 1-3pm with a gallery talk at 1:15pm.  Appetizers and beverages will be served at the opening reception which is free and open to the public.

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Bret Michaels at Seneca Allegany Casino

Bret Michaels at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Bret Michaels Songs & Stories World Tour takes the stage at Seneca Allegany Casino January 19th!  After gaining notoriety as the outlandish leader of the ’80s glam metal band Poison, Bret Michael

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Nick Kody and Lydia Herren photo
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 The Fireside Music Series -Suffering from a little cabin fever this winter? Tired of being cooped up night after night?

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Martin Luther King Celebration

First Presbyterian Church in Olean
Sun, 01/20/2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The theme for the Celebration, being held on Sunday, January 20th, beginning at 4pm, is "It’s Time for New Beginnings: Divided We Fall, Together We Stand.”  This theme will be expounded upon with music, speeches and performances.  The keynote address will by provided by guest speaker, Pastor Winterbourne La Pucelle Harrison-Jones. 

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Distinguished Hondinöhsö:ni’ Artist Rotating Exhibit at the Cultural Center

Featured artists at Seneca Cultural Center
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

On Thursday, January 24th from 6pm - 8pm, the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center will be starting their Distinguished Hondinöhsö:ni’ Artist Rotating Exhibit in the Center Gallery of the Museum. The first

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Friends of Good Music presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical

Friends of Good Music presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical!  Relying on Audience participation, the New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!”  You've heard of the Tony Awards? "Broadway's Next Hit Musical" is the Phony Awards.

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7th Annual Southern Tier Curling Tournament 2019

Good Times of Olean Curling Tournament
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

A day for the community to get out of the house and gather to enjoy a day of competition and friendship in a most northernly way.... CURLING! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Portville Football Alumni Association which services a variety of needs within the school district.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Music from the Movies"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 2
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 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 2: Music from the Movies, will be held on Jan 26th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This winter to spring you can show off your talent or watch your friends, family, and neighbors compete in "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, this is your chance to strut your stuff, sing your heart out, and amaze audiences! 

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St. Bonaventure Maritine Performing Art Series "Scythian"

Scythian at St. Bonaventure University
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A new year brings a new round of performances in the Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University, and the spring semester’s offerings open with a performance by a group hailed by The Washington Post as “Washington, D.C.’s most energetic and eclectic band.”

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Little Women
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women", a dramatization of Louisa M. Alcott.  Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation.

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Mountain Ski Fest at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley's Mountain Ski Fest 2019
Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

A day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders on Friday February 8th, 2019 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.

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Traditional Pottery Workshop

outside of Cultural Center
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 1:00pm - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 3:00pm

Join in for a traditional pottery workshop on February 9th and 10th from 1pm - 3pm with world renowned Traditional Pottery

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"Chick with Hits" at Seneca Allegany Casino

Chicks with Hits at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 02/09/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Thirty-six top 10 singles. Countless Country Music Awards and Grammy Awards. Over 10 million records sold around the world. Don’t miss three of the biggest female artists together on one stage. See Chicks With Hits this February at Seneca Allegany!

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Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Spring is just around the corner which means our wild animal friends will soon be looking to start new families.  If you would like to attract wildlife to your yard join us in building a bluebird box or a bug hotel or BOTH! 

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Round One of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The auditions are over and now it's time to perform!  Come watch Round One of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages! 

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Friends of Good Music presents "Ebony and Ivory" with the WNY Chamber Orchestra

Friends of Good Music presents WNY Chamber Orchestra with Philip Fisher
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Western New York Chamber Orchestra featuring Pianist, Philip Edward Fisher, and Conductor, Glen Cortese. 

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Ellicottville's Winter Music Jam

winter music jam
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 8:00pm - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 11:30pm

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce another year of their music festival, Winter Music Jam. No other community can boast 16 musical acts in a four-block footprint in only two days.  If you’re here for winter sports or just looking for a great weekend of shopping, dining, and entertainment, Ellicottville is the place to be.

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Semi-Finals of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The competition is heating up!  Come watch the Semi-Finals of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages!  Those that have made it throug

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Finals of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 03/02/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Final night is here!  The best of the best have made their way into the Finals of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages!  Those

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Allegany Adventure Series

Allegany Sate Park sign
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Allegany Adventure series continues at Summit Warming Hut with "Build a Blue Bird House" day! This program is free to participate in but there is a fee if you would like to take the blue bird house home.

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Rodney Carrington at Seneca Allegany Casino

Rodney Carrington at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 03/09/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer, who has sold millions of comedy albums and has left audiences across the United States, Canada, and Australia roaring with laughter. After releasing eight hugely successful major label comedy albums, Carrington released three albums on his own record label.

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Friends of Good Music presents Dimitris Kotronakis

Friends of Good Music presents Dimitris Kotronakis
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Classical Guitarist, Dimitris Kotronakis.

Dimitris Kotronakis is a classical guitarist and musicologist based in Athens. He is a multiple prize winner in many guitar competitions, and has performed in numerous guitar recitals throughout Europe and North and South America.

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Friends of Good Music presents Janoska Ensemble

Friends of Good Music presents Janoska Ensemble
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Janoska Ensemble. 

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The Doobie Brothers at Seneca Allegany Casino

The Doobie Brothers at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The sounds of Classic Rock will echo through the Southern Tier when The Doobie Brothers perform at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Saturday, April 13th at 7pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 18th at Noon.

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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 - 5:00pm

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

Red House Admin Building Fog photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

 Celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day at Allegany State Park on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at

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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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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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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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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 2018
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 11:00pm

Join in the fun this Independence Day Weekend, when the first fairway at Holiday Valley's Double Black Diamond Golf Course becomes one of the best outdoor concert venues in the region. There's plenty going on in the village over the weekend as well!

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"Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

Sean Patrick McGraw at Rock the Park in 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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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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"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 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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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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"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

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!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

WKA National Championship Races

Chapel Hill Raceway in Humphrey is home to Go-Kart racing’s WKA National Championship races.

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