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Intense Milk Rail Jam at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

Snowboarder at Holiday Valley
Sat, 02/11/2023 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come out and showcase your park skills on the Mardi Gras Fun Park. This Jam-Style format competition will have prizes for best female and male overall riders as well as prizes for the best trick.

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Friends of Good Music presents Fire and Grace

Friends of Good Music present Fire and Grace
Fri, 02/17/2023 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The dynamic duo of Fire & Grace—guitarist William Coulter and violinist Edwin Hulzinga—returns to our series with a new program featuring the internationally known dancer Fanny Ara with “Suite Espaňol”, which presents the six movements of the first Cello suite by Johann Sebastian Bach, each movement interspersed with a melody from Spain in their own arrangement.

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Holiday Valley's Telestock Day 2023

Holiday Valley Lodge at Night
Fri, 02/24/2023 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A day of peace, love and telemark skiing at the Yodeler Champagne Sundeck. Tele demos are available at the City Garage. Brought to you by the City Garage and their favorite tele-brands. Special lift ticket rates for participants.

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Holiday Valley's 2023 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/25/2023 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Penguin Paddle is a super fun day to benefit the Lounsbury Adaptive Program. Events include an auction, raffle and the Penguin Slide. Follow @LounsburyAdaptive on Facebook and Instagram for more information and updates.

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Boardroom Banked Slalom 2023

Snowboarder at Holiday Valley
Sun, 03/05/2023 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Cool snowboarding event with a banked slalom course. Great for spectating! Vendor Village and cookout on the Champagne Sundeck at the Yodeler Lodge. This year’s beneficiary will be the PUNT Foundation out of Buffalo that assists families of children with pediatric cancer. 

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Ellicottville Mardi Gras Weekend 2022

A float that was in the parade at Mardi Gras
Fri, 03/10/2023 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/12/2023 - 8:00pm

Let's end the winter season with a bang! Come down to Ellicottville and celebrate with us on the hills and in the village. We'll have lots of live entertainment and fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

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Friends of Good Music presents The Marc Cousins Jazz Trio

The Marc Cousins Jazz Trio
Fri, 03/10/2023 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Blending Latin jazz, pop, bossa nova, and straight ahead jazz, the Cousins Trio enthralls audiences of all ages. Whether it is the virtuosity of Gardner’s pianos solos, the artistry of Quadir’s drumming or the versatility of Cousins’ bass playing, the concert will transport the listener to an alternative reality.

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Winter Carnival at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival 2019
Sat, 03/11/2023 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/12/2023 - 5:00pm

Visit Holiday Valley for Winter Carnival and some fun and safe activities.

Schedule of events to come soon.

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Rail Rider Jamboree Music Fest at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

View of Holiday Valley
Sat, 03/18/2023 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

The Rail Rider Jamboree Music Festival is Saturday, March 18 with a great lineup of 5-6 bluegrass/americana bands; headlined by Dark Star Orchestra! Plus food, beverages and a laid back vibe.

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Intense Milk Rail Jam at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

Snowboarder at Holiday Valley
Sat, 03/18/2023 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come out and showcase your park skills on the Mardi Gras Fun Park. This Jam-Style format competition will have prizes for best female and male overall riders as well as prizes for the best trick.

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Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming 2023

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/25/2023 - 11:00am - 2:30pm

The zaniest of all spring events, Pond Skimming on March 25th challenges skiers and snowboarders to try to skim across an ice water filled pond at the bottom of Yodeler. Some will make it all the way across, but many end up getting very wet (and cold!).

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Friends of Good Music presents Fandango

Fandango
Fri, 04/21/2023 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The most exciting new group on Chicago’s musical scene, FANDANGO! is a spicy mix of Latin, Spanish, Sephardic, Balkan and classical sounds. These four multi-award-winning, globe-trotting virtuosi from Spain, the USA, former Yugoslavia, and the UK have appeared on the world’s most prestigious stages and received rave reviews in the international press.

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WNY Maple Festival 2023

Maple Festival Schedule
Sat, 04/29/2023 - 10:00am - Sun, 04/30/2023 - 4:00pm
WNY Maple Festivals's annual event is Saturday 4/29 and Sunday 4/30. Many changes and enhancements have been made to ensure a great time is had by all!
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!
The festival is expanding to include Park Square. The park will be filled with wineries, breweries, distilleries, and farm market vendors. The Franklinville Fire Department is also bringing back the car show at the Fireman's Field (rain date Memorial Day Weekend).

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Magnificent May Mayhem in Olean 2023

Kayakers on the Allegheny River
Sat, 05/20/2023 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

WHAT IS MAGNIFICENT MAY MAYHEM: Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce events committee unveiled this new event back in September 2021 called Magnificent May Mayhem or M3. A mayhem is described / defined as a chaos, pandemonium and bedlam. “Although most of the definitions are not a good thing, we use mayhem as a term to describe the many activities and programs pulled together for this one event,” stated Meme K. Yanetsko, GOACC COO.

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2023 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 06/02/2023 - 8:30am - Sun, 06/04/2023 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on June 2nd - 4th.

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Summer at the Stone House: Laura Fitzgerald

Cattaraugus County Museum side view
Thu, 06/08/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series kicks off the 2023 season on June 8th!  Laura Fitzgerald will host a presentation about Cemetery Symbolism. 

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Randolph's 49th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival 2023

Arts and Crafts Festival 2016
Sat, 06/17/2023 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Being held on Main Street in Randolph, the 49th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th!  The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Selling hand made arts and crafts! 

Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year.

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Summer at the Stone House: Dave Ruch

2020 Summer at the Stone House Dave Ruch
Thu, 06/22/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 22nd with David Ruch.The musician/performer will be presenting on the "Music of the Erie Canal." He is known for using music to teach core curriculum and inspir

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The Ultimate Kenny Rogers Tribute at Seneca Allegany Casino

Kenny Rogers
Tue, 06/27/2023 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

THE GAMBLER RETURNS

Experience the music of Grammy Award-winning superstar Kenny Rogers. A musical experience that spans over six decades of hit after hit song! His music is loved throughout the world and connects with generation after generation.

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2023 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Fun at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2023 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2023 - 4:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.  This is one of the largest IPRA/APRA sanctioned rodeos in the Northeast!  The Ellicottville Championship Rodeo would like to invite you to come out and enjoy the family tradition with a step back in time to wild and western non-stop action.  They will be celebrating their 34th year in 2023! 

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2023

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2019
Fri, 06/30/2023 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2023 - 11:00pm

This is one of Ellicottville's biggest most anticipated events of the year and we're very excited to annouce who's coming to town!

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S.T.A.R.S. Annual Fun Fly & Airshow

2018 STARS Fun Fly
Sat, 07/08/2023 - 10:00am - Sun, 07/09/2023 - 3:00pm

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's flying field during their Annual Fun Fly!

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Summer at the Stone House: Amanda R. Woomer

Cattaraugus County Museum side view
Thu, 07/13/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 13th with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY Volume 3."

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Marvin "Joe" Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2023

Native American honoring culture at Salamanca Powwow
Sat, 07/15/2023 - 6:00pm - Sun, 07/16/2023 - 10:00pm

The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans PowWow is returning to the new and improved Veteran’s Park. The PowWow showcases Native American dances from across Indian Country while focusing on the Smoke Dance of the Iroquois and honoring Native American Veterans.  This PowWow weekend event is a perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of the First Nations through song, dance, art and traditional foods. The 2022 Seneca Veterans PowWow will be held July 15-16, 2023 at Veteran’s Park 526 Broad St.
 

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Summer at the Stone House: Ron Cary

Cattaraugus County Museum side view
Thu, 07/27/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 27th with Ron Cary! He will be doing a presentation on "18th Century Tavern Music."

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

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2023 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Sun, 07/30/2023 - 8:00am - Sat, 08/05/2023 - 11:00pm

Make plans to attend the 2023 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!  Celebrating its 180th  year in 2023, this is a real down home country Fair.  Large enough to include exciting events like the demos and Monster Truck rallies, but small enough that you don't feel overwhelmed.  Affordable for the whole family, presale

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Summer at the Stone House: Linda Hunter

Summer at the Stone House 2020 Linda Hunter
Thu, 08/10/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 10th with "What Do You Do With Five Inch Squares?"  Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving the presentation

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Randolph Area Veterans Appreciation Day 2023

Randolph's Veteran Parade 2019
Sat, 08/12/2023 - 10:30am - 1:00pm

Thank our area veterans by coming out and participating in Randolph's 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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Taste of Ellicottville 2023

Taste of Ellicottville logo
Sat, 08/12/2023 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/13/2023 - 4:00pm

Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 12th and 13th. There will be restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.

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Summer at the Stone House: Jeanette Sheliga

Cattaraugus County Museum
Thu, 08/24/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 24th with Jeanette Sheliga! She will be doing a presentation on "Newspapers: Above the Fold, Your Ancestors in the News."

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

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Southern Tier Aero Radio Society Open House

STARS open house 2019
Sat, 08/26/2023 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

See radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's Open House. STARS is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY. 

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Allegheny River Running Fest 2023

Allegheny River Trail Views
Sat, 09/09/2023 - 7:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 9th, 2023 for the Allegheny River Running Fest in Olean, NY. The Allegheny River Running Fest features two races: a 10K and Half Marathon. Both will start and finish at War Veterans Park in Olean.

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Ellicottville's Rock 'N Roll Weekend 2023

Cars at the Rock N Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/15/2023 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/17/2023 - 5:00pm

This is Ellicottville locals’ favorite event. Bands will perform throughout our legendary bars and restaurants, all free of charge.

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Musical Tribute to Celine Dion at Seneca Allegany Casino

Celine Dion Tribute
Tue, 09/19/2023 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

POWER OF LOVE

Hearing is believing!  Live from Las Vegas this Celine Dion Tribute Show is hailed as the number one Celine Dion show in the world.  From Legends in Concert to Cruise Ships she has perfected the sound of Celine Dion for the past three decades.

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Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival 2023

2019 Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival
Fri, 09/22/2023 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/24/2023 - 5:00pm

This isn't your typical lacrosse tournament- Ellicottville's Lacrosse Festival is organized by the legendary Rhino Lacrosse Company, founded and run by former professional lacrosse player Ryan Powell (2018 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame).

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Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival 2023

Salamanca Seneca Falling Leaves Festival 2019 banner
Fri, 09/29/2023 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/01/2023 - 8:00pm

Join in at the 46th annual Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long!  Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage.  Started as a way to promote the culture of the Seneca Nation of Indians, as well as the relationship between the nation and the City of Salamanca, the celebration will have a cultural aspect with d

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Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival 2023

2019 Gowanda Fall Fest
Sat, 09/30/2023 - 5:30pm - Sun, 10/01/2023 - 8:30pm

It’s already time to start making plans for the upcoming Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival, FallFest for short. In 2023, this anticipated local event will have even more in store for everyone to enjoy.

Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival 2023 Schedule:

Available at a later date.

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Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2023

Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2019
Sat, 10/07/2023 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/08/2023 - 5:00pm

Your autumn adventure awaits here in Ellicottville, NY! 

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Olean's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2023

Kids on float
Fri, 11/24/2023 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they officially light the town's holiday decorations! This festive Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade is held annually on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the traditional kick-off to the holiday season. Santa will be in attendance and light up thousands of lights in Lincoln Park and downtown Olean when he parades through town in celebration.

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Randolph's Country Christmas 2023

2019 Randolph Country Christmas
Fri, 12/01/2023 - 10:00am - Sat, 12/02/2023 - 8:00pm

Randolph’s Country Christmas is an annual event that takes place during the first full weekend of December. A day full of tradition and Christmas surprises. Stop into Randolph and enjoy the Festival of Trees; the "Light up the Night" Christmas Parade presented by EPAC; the Memory Tree Lighting; visit with Santa Claus, and so much more.

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Jingle Bell Jubilee 2023

Horse and Carraige Rides at the 2021 Jingle Bell Jubilee
Fri, 12/01/2023 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

The Jingle Bell Jubilee is a holiday event featuring many activities and events: the holiday market, carolers, dance groups, wreath creation class, Shop Raffle Drawing, Sips of the Season, make and take craft, horse and wagon rides; an inflated snow globe for picture opps, cocoa and cookie crawl, decorate the tree contest, cookie decorating, and even a Rudolph run! Hours for the event are

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Christmas in Gowanda 2023

Christmas in Gowanda 2021
Sat, 12/02/2023 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Gowanda is a a beautifully quaint community nestled among the hills surrounding Cattaraugus Creek and is coming together for a Christmas Celebration. Come help start off the holiday season downtown with local merchants, train rides all day, Annual tree lighting ceremony, Holiday Spirit Parade and a festive atmosphere for the whole family.

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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2023

Visit with Santa
Wed, 12/06/2023 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park on December 6th and December 13th from 5:30-8:30 pm.

Kids can leave letters for Santa in a mailbox outside his cottage created by families of the EvenStart program. Kids will also receive a small treat from Mrs. Claus!

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Jingle Bell Jubilee 2023

Horse and Carraige Rides at the 2021 Jingle Bell Jubilee
Fri, 12/08/2023 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

The Jingle Bell Jubilee is a holiday event featuring many activities and events: the holiday market, carolers, dance groups, wreath creation class, Shop Raffle Drawing, Sips of the Season, make and take craft, horse and wagon rides; an inflated snow globe for picture opps, cocoa and cookie crawl, decorate the tree contest, cookie decorating, and even a Rudolph run! Hours for the event are

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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2023

Visit with Santa
Wed, 12/13/2023 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park on December 6th and December 13th from 5:30-8:30 pm.

Kids can leave letters for Santa in a mailbox outside his cottage created by families of the EvenStart program. Kids will also receive a small treat from Mrs. Claus!

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