Educational

Educational Events/Places in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County in the Chautauqua-Allegany Region of Western New York

Educational Events

Closing reception for Jones exhibit at Tri-County Arts Council

Artists
Sat, 07/24/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council will hold a closing reception of Mike and Peter Jones’ Yadahta:wak Hihšönya:nö' (Father & Son - They Make Things) exhibit from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 24 in the gallery, 110 W. State St., Olean, NY.

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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 07/25/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open two days this summer, July 25th and August 29th. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park. 

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Art Camps with Tri-County Arts Council

Cat Whiskers
Mon, 07/26/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 2:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council will offer two Summer Art Camps from 9 – 11 a.m., and noon – 2 p.m. Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30 in the Arts Council, 110 W. State St., Olean.

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Moon Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/02/2021 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Moon Mania camp will introduce your child to the Moon!  In a span of three hours, campers will learn all about the Earth's only natural satellite.  In fun, hands-on (or feet on) activities, campers feel what it is like to walk and jump on the moon, will make craters and sparkling moon rocks, test their agility on moon twister and have an opportunity to have their astronaut portrait ta

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CSI Spies Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/03/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 3:00pm

CSI Spy camp will introduce your 3rd or 4th grader (completed grades) to the worlds of criminal investigation and undercover spies.  By the end of the week, campers will have learned how to handle a criminal investigation from start to finish.  The science of forensics, everything from observation to spatter patterns, and fluency in secret messages, breaking codes and working undercov

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Mars Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/09/2021 - 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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The Science of Color and Light Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/10/2021 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/12/2021 - 3:00pm

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.

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Randolph Area Veterans Appreciation Day 2021

Randolph's Veteran Parade 2019
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 10:30am - 1:00pm

Thank our area veterans by coming out and participating in Randolph's 5th Annual Veterans' Appreciation Day!  All veterans (in Randolph or outside the community) are invited to march in the parade: line-up begins at 10:00 a.m. in the R&M Restaurant parking lot.

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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 08/29/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open two days this summer, July 25th and August 29th. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park. 

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2021 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner

Udderly awesome time at the F.N. Dinner! Get your tickets for Sept. 22, 2021
Wed, 09/22/2021 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

The Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board will host the 9th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Di

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Victorian Christmas at The Olean Bartlett House

Dave Deckman at the Fannie Bartlett House
Fri, 11/26/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Take a trip back in time with a Victorian Christmas at the Fannie Bartlett House in Olean, the Friday after Thanksgiving.  Watch the Santa Claus Lane Parade then tour this beautifully restored mansion built in 1881 with 15 rooms, including a third-floor ballroom.  Or visit before the parade starts!

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Travel Guide

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Only East West Route that connects Canada with Mexico

Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.

With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.

Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.

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