Educational

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

Educational Events

SINM Fall Speaker Series

Fall speaker series at the SINM poster
Repeats every week until Thu Nov 21 2019 .
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/24/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/21/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Seneca Iroquois National Museum hosts their Fall Speaker series at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center

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Friends of Good Music presents "The Art of the Accordian": Julian Labro

Friends of Good Music presents Julien Labro
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The second performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Julien Labro and "The Art of the Accordian". 

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Fall Foliage Train Ride

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

The Fall Foliage Train Rides!  Enjoy an approx. 2 hour trip on the NY&LE Railroad, heading out from the Gowanda, NY station.  There are two times this year!  Enjoy the bright afternoon sun and your family with a trip leaving at 1pm or enjoy the beautiful golden sunset over a toast on the 6pm trip!  Peak Fall colors will be seen! 

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How to get the most out of your Census Search

Records Search at the Allegany Area Historical Society
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Allegany Area Historical Association will meet Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street.  Stephanie Beneng, a library assistant at the Olean Public Library, will give a presentation on the U. S. Census, 1790 to 1940.  She will give the history of the census, and how to use census records when doing family history research.

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Mysteries of the Night at Pfeiffer's Eshelman Property

Sunset at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a star lit stroll around the Eshelman property as we listen for our night time neighbors and learn about their nocturnal habits and habitats.  Following the walk, we will have a spooktacular camp fire with s’mores and ghost stories being shared by master story teller Jim Piatt.

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Family Art Day 2019 with the Tri-County Arts Council

2019 Family Art Day at Arts Council
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council’s first Free Family Art Day in the fall of 2016 was a huge success! Over 250 parents and children filled the Arts Council studio in Allegany to make Halloween-themed projects. Parents and kids had a chance to express their creativity in projects that they could take home with them that same day.

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Native American Heritage Month at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 6:00pm

Come celebrate the proud history and traditions of Native American people at Seneca Allegany Casino.  The Resort and Casino will be host to Seneca Market days, dance exhibitions, a community dinner and social, as well as specials in the Thunder Mountain Buffet, The Western Door Steakhouse, Patria and the Seneca Cafe. 

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Portville's 2019 Art and Antique Show

2019 Portville Arts, Craft & Antique Show Poster
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 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 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Friends of Good Music presents Duo Recital: Barbara Luisi, violin and Alessandro Taverna, piano

Friends of Good Music presents Barbara Luisi, and Alessandro Taverna
Fri, 11/15/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The third performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is a duo recital of Barbara Luisi on violin and Alessandro Taverna on piano. 

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The Amazing Life of Spiders at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Spider on its web at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join wildlife enthusiast, Barb Busack as she takes us along on a journey to learn about the fascinating life of spiders.  Barb will share with us the adaptations that spiders have developed to be successful in the world. The goal of the program is to provide us humans an opportunity to develop an understanding of and an appreciation for these much maligned animals. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Calmus - Vocal Ensemble from Germany

Friends of Good Music presents Calmus- vocal ensemble from Germany
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The fourth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Calmus, a vocal ensemble from Germany and their performance of "Christmas A Cappella".

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Friends of Good Music presents Slavic Soul Party

Friends of Good Music presents Slavic Soul Party
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The fifth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is sure to get you moving and up out of your seats.  Welcome Slavic Soul Party!

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Southern Tier Symphony's: Series II "Engage"

Southern Tier Symphony Logo
Sat, 02/01/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for their upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put them on your calendar!  Season 17 is titled "The Magic of Music" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Duo Jalal viola - percussion

Friends of Good Music presents Duo Jalal
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The sixth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Duo Jalal viola - percussion. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Invoke String Quartet

Friends of Good Music presents Invoke String Quartet
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The seventh performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Invoke String Quartet.  They were the winner of the 2018 Concert Artists' Guild International Competition. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Philip Edward Fisher

Friends of Good Music presents pianist Philip Edward Fisher
Fri, 04/17/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The eighth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Philip Edward Fisher and his piano recital: "Beethoven at 250". 

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Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton

Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton
Fri, 05/01/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The final performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Kenneth Overton, a baritone singer, accompanied by Kevin Miller on piano. 

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Southern Tier Symphony's: Series III "Amaze"

Southern Tier Symphony Logo
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for their upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put them on your calendar!  Season 17 is titled "The Magic of Music" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Building made of Extinct Wood

The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.

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