Educational

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

Educational Events

Cancelled- Our Blue Marble Earth at The Challenger Learning Center

Inside of Challenger Learning Center
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

This event has been cancelled.

Join the Challenger Learning Center for their Our Blue Marble Earth, Community Engagement Event! The Challenger Learning Center invites kids 3rd grade and older (adults must accompany ALL children) to a fun evening of learning.

Activities will include:

* Build a sundial

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Cancelled- 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 Friends 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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Cancelled- Annual WNY Maple Weekends 2020

Maple Weekends in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 4:00pm

What better way to spend a day with family and friends at that at the 25th Annual Maple Weekend™ on March 21-22 and March 28-29, 2020 from 10am-4pm each day presented by the New York State Maple Producers Association. 

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Postponed! - 2020 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner -

FN Dinner image
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This event is postponed! Check back for more details. No date has been set at this point.

 

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Ellicottville Bicentennial Celebration 2020 - Town Birthday

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Ellicottville is turning 200!  To celebrate their Bicentennial, the Historical Society and Museum, and local establishments have planned the following events!  Follow the Historical Society on Facebook for fun facts, photos and more!

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Cancelled- 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 Friends 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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Postponed! - National Poetry Month: Contributions of Black Americans

Sun, 04/19/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Cancelled- 58th WNY Maple Festival -2020

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 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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Euchre Tournament to benefit the AACCD

Euchre Tournament to benefit the African American Center in Olean
Fri, 05/01/2020 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday May 1st!  Raymour & Flanigan.

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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 Friends 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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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Tue, 05/05/2020 - 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.

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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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"Mother of All Tours" at the Cultural Center

Learning about Women at the Cultural Center
Sun, 05/10/2020 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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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Cookout with the AACCD at Tops

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Enjoy a sample of American cuisine with the African American Center for Cultural Development (AACCD). Members of the AACCD will be set up at Tops to offer visitors delightful and tasty treats! There will be a charge for the food, but the menu is sure to entice with Philly Cheese Steaks, hot dogs, hamburgs and more!

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A look at Black Americans in the history of Cinema

Hattie McDaniel from "Gone with the Wind"
Sat, 05/23/2020 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change, arts, literature, food, and music, as well as increase awareness around aspects o

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Leon's Annual Memorial Day Parade

Leon NY Memorial Day Parade
Mon, 05/25/2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

From "Soldier to Pioneer"!  The public is welcome to line up for the parade and cheer for the local floats and marching band!

Information on the Museum can be found on their website or Facebook page. 

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 06/06/2020 - 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.

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The Rhythm of Jazz: Black Americans Contributions

Billie Holiday
Fri, 06/19/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,

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2020 Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2020
Sat, 06/20/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 20th, 2020– “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.

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11th Annual Juneteenth Festival in Olean

Photo of Juneteenth in Olean
Sat, 06/27/2020 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now

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Ellicottville Bicentennial Celebration 2020 - Old Home Weekend

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 12:00pm - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 5:00pm

Ellicottville is turning 200!  To celebrate their Bicentennial, the Historical Society and Museum, and local establishments have planned the following events!  Follow the Historical Society on Facebook for fun facts, photos and more!

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True Justice: A look at the life and works of Author Brian Stevenson

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change, arts, literature, food, and music, as well as increase awareness around aspects o

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 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.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 11/07/2020 - 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.

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Conversation with Black American Veterans

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,

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Kwanzaa "First Fruits" Celebration

Kwanzaa Celebration in Olean
Sat, 12/26/2020 - 10:00am - Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:00am

Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture held from December 26 to January 1, culminating in gift-giving and a feast of faith.&

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Travel Guide

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Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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