Educational Events/Places in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County in the Chautauqua-Allegany Region of Western New York
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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
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.
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.
This event is postponed! Check back for more details. No date has been set at this point.
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!
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".
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
Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday May 1st! Raymour & Flanigan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,
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.
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
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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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.