Entertainment & Attractions

Entertainment & Attractions

Entertainment & Attractions Events

Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show 2019

from 2016 show
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/20/2019 - 3:00pm

Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone will enjoy the 10th annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show. It brings the whole of great outdoors under one roof!

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"Through the Eyes of Alzheimer's" Exhibit Opening

Through the Eyes of Alzheimer's Art Exhibit
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 1:00pm - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:01am

Tri-County Arts Council is pleased to announce the opening for “Through the Eyes of Alzheimer’s,” at the Art on Main Gallery in Allegany, on Saturday afternoon, January 19 from 1-3pm with a gallery talk at 1:15pm.  Appetizers and beverages will be served at the opening reception which is free and open to the public.

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Martin Luther King Celebration

First Presbyterian Church in Olean
Sun, 01/20/2019 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The theme for the Celebration, being held on Sunday, January 20th, beginning at 4pm, is "It’s Time for New Beginnings: Divided We Fall, Together We Stand.”  This theme will be expounded upon with music, speeches and performances.  The keynote address will by provided by guest speaker, Pastor Winterbourne La Pucelle Harrison-Jones. 

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Friends of Good Music presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical

Friends of Good Music presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical!  Relying on Audience participation, the New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!”  You've heard of the Tony Awards? "Broadway's Next Hit Musical" is the Phony Awards.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Music from the Movies"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 2
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for our upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put us on your calendar!  Season 16 is titled "Wonder" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

Series 2: Music from the Movies, will be held on Jan 26th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Holiday Mission to Space with the Challenger Learning Center

Dresser Rand Holiday Mission to Space 2019
Sun, 01/27/2019 - 1:30pm - 8:30pm

On this Football FREE Sunday, the Challenger Learning will offer a Simulated Mission to Space for adults and teens (5th grade and up).  This makes a great gift for the holidays and if you book before Christmas, you can receive a gift certificate to place under the tree! 

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Exploring Winter with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Exploring Winter with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Shake off the winter blues by spending some time out in nature!  Blue skies and snow covered trails are the perfect setting for a hike about Lillibridge.  Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair of traditional, wooden bear paw snowshoes from us when you visit Pfeiffer Nature Center’s winter wonderland. 

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Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This winter to spring you can show off your talent or watch your friends, family, and neighbors compete in "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, this is your chance to strut your stuff, sing your heart out, and amaze audiences! 

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St. Bonaventure Maritine Performing Art Series "Scythian"

Scythian at St. Bonaventure University
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A new year brings a new round of performances in the Martine Performing Arts Series at St. Bonaventure University, and the spring semester’s offerings open with a performance by a group hailed by The Washington Post as “Washington, D.C.’s most energetic and eclectic band.”

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Little Women
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Little Women", a dramatization of Louisa M. Alcott.  Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation.

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Mountain Ski Fest at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley's Mountain Ski Fest 2019
Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

A day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders on Friday February 8th, 2019 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.

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Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Bluebird Nest Box and Bug Hotel Building with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Spring is just around the corner which means our wild animal friends will soon be looking to start new families.  If you would like to attract wildlife to your yard join us in building a bluebird box or a bug hotel or BOTH! 

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Round One of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The auditions are over and now it's time to perform!  Come watch Round One of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages! 

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Friends of Good Music presents "Ebony and Ivory" with the WNY Chamber Orchestra

Friends of Good Music presents WNY Chamber Orchestra with Philip Fisher
Sun, 02/17/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Western New York Chamber Orchestra featuring Pianist, Philip Edward Fisher, and Conductor, Glen Cortese. 

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Holiday Valley's 2019 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.  You don't have to be a skier to have fun here!  So have fun, join in and pretend to be a penguin for the afternoon!

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Semi-Finals of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The competition is heating up!  Come watch the Semi-Finals of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages!  Those that have made it throug

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Finals of Southern Tier's Got Talent!

Southern Tier's Got Talent at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Sat, 03/02/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Final night is here!  The best of the best have made their way into the Finals of "Southern Tier's Got Talent!".  Produced by The Cattaraugus Living Arts Association and being held at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, come and cheer on your favorite!  You will see performances by soloists and groups of all ages!  Those

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Allegany Adventure Series

Allegany Sate Park sign
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Allegany Adventure series continues at Summit Warming Hut with "Build a Blue Bird House" day! This program is free to participate in but there is a fee if you would like to take the blue bird house home.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Ellicottville's Mardi Gras 2019

Ellicottville's Mardi Gras Parade
Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 8:00pm

Is there a better way to start bringing the winter fun to a close in Ellicottville than Winter Carnival Weekend? We can’t think of anything either! Head to their part of the Enchanted Mountains March 8th-10th to be a part of the festivities and fun!

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Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming Party 2019

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/23/2019 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. Registration outside Yodeler Lodge starting at 11:00AM, free! Kids under 18 must have a parent signature, minimum age is 8 years old. Pond Skimming starts about 1:00 and categories include Best Skimmer, Best Costume, Best Kid and Best Splash.

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Friends of Good Music presents Dimitris Kotronakis

Friends of Good Music presents Dimitris Kotronakis
Fri, 03/29/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Classical Guitarist, Dimitris Kotronakis.

Dimitris Kotronakis is a classical guitarist and musicologist based in Athens. He is a multiple prize winner in many guitar competitions, and has performed in numerous guitar recitals throughout Europe and North and South America.

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Friends of Good Music presents Janoska Ensemble

Friends of Good Music presents Janoska Ensemble
Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Janoska Ensemble. 

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57th WNY Maple Festival

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 5:00pm

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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Earth and Arbor Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

Red House Admin Building Fog photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

 Celebrate Earth Day/Arbor Day at Allegany State Park on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents The Crucible
Thu, 05/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 2:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible".  The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.

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Friends of Good Music presents Manhattan Piano Trio

Friends of Good Music presents the Manhattan Trio
Fri, 05/03/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Manhattan Piano Trio. 

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I Love My Park Day 2019 at Allegany State Park

I Love My Park Day 2018
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Friends of Allegany State Park will host I Love My Park Day Event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10am to 1pm.

Follow https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfAlleganyStatePark/ for updated information

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Beethoven and Brahms"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 3
Sat, 05/04/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for our upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put us on your calendar!  Season 16 is titled "Wonder" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

Series 3: Beethoven and Brahms, will be held on May 4th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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Rock City Park 2019 Mother's Day Arts and Crafts Show

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 5:00pm

The Arts & Crafts Show will include returning popular artists and crafts people as well as new artisans who will be displaying their watercolors, oils, sculptures, photography, jewelry, glass, metals, wood and much, much more.  Vendors will be located indoors, but then visitors can take a hike through the park, exploring the huge rocks and crevices in, under and around them. 

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2019 Allegany Garden Festival

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/01/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. We bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.

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Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

2018 Independence Day at Allegany State Park
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out).  Later on, listen to live music, enjoy vendors and spend time at the beach! 

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2019

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2018
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 11:00pm

Join in the fun this Independence Day Weekend, when the first fairway at Holiday Valley's Double Black Diamond Golf Course becomes one of the best outdoor concert venues in the region. There's plenty going on in the village over the weekend as well!

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"Rock the Park" at Allegany State Park

Sean Patrick McGraw at Rock the Park in Allegany State Park
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Picture the scene: a beautiful summer evening in Allegany State Park, great live music -and you are

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"Dog Days of Summer" at Allegany State Park

Dog Days of Summer at Allegany State Park
Sat, 07/27/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

On Saturday July 27st from 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm, come out and bring your four-legged furry friends to the Red House Picnic Area at Allegany State Park for the Second annual Dog Days of Summer event!

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2019 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/28/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love. The Taste of Olean will be held on July 28th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 70th Annual Art in the Park and the 29th Annual Taste of Olean.

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2019 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 11:00pm

Make plans to attend the 2019 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment!  Celebrating its 177th year in 2019, 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 ticket

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Taste of Ellicottville 2019

Taste of Ellicottville
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 4:00pm

2019 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 8:30am - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on August 16th - 18th.

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2019 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

2018 Rock the Park at Allegany State Park
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 3:00pm - 9:30pm

Put on your festive Hawaiian shirt, pull on your dancing shoes and practice the limbo because it’s time for the Beach Party at Allegany State Park. The day kicks off at 3:00 p.m., August 16th, at the Red House Beach area with a Seneca-Salamanca Chamber of Commerce sponsored showcase featuring local vendors and organizations.

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as they celebrate National Public Lands Day with their 15th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2019

Kids on float
Fri, 11/29/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs.

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"Christmas in the Park" at Allegany State Park

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park. Join the Environmental Education Department on Saturday,

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Ellicottville's 2019 Christmas Stroll

Living Nativity
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottville  A Christmas Stroll was created in 1987 by a group of citizens who wanted to organize such an event in the village.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

WKA National Championship Races

Chapel Hill Raceway in Humphrey is home to Go-Kart racing’s WKA National Championship races.

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