Entertainment & Attractions
OnoFest is on for 2021! Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, exhibits, activities! It costs only $10 a car load - so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!
The Tri-County Arts Council will hold a closing reception of Mike and Peter Jones’ Yadahta:wak Hihšönya:nö' (Father & Son - They Make Things) exhibit from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 24 in the gallery, 110 W. State St., Olean, NY.
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 25th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 72nd Annual Art in the Park and the 31st Annual Taste of Olean.
Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open two days this summer, July 25th and August 29th. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park.
The Tri-County Arts Council will offer two Summer Art Camps from 9 – 11 a.m., and noon – 2 p.m. Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30 in the Arts Council, 110 W. State St., Olean.
The City of Olean Music Series is back!
Starting June 3rd, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with five Sunday's being added to the list too. Sunday concerts will be from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
• June 3, Not Norman (Oldies)
Summers in Ellicottville have been taken to another level with everything that is going on in the village, and Thursdays are no different. This year we have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will make sure the air is full of music and fun with the annual Gazebo Series.
Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 9th through September 3rd. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.
Join Eden Valley Creamery in celebrating 2 years since opening their doors!!
Midway rides, grounds shows, and exciting grandstand entertainment are set to return to this summer's Cattaraugus County Fair. 4H and open class exhibitors will return to show off the finest livestock, dairy, arts and crafts in the county.\
August 1: Broken B Rodeo
August 2: Demolition Derby
A fleet of classic cars and motorcycles will be on full display, Sunday, in Allegany Firemen's Park during the Street Classics Car and Motorcycle Show. This year they are celebrating their 30th Anniversary!
The annual event is a fundraiser and expected to include hundreds of classic vehicles, fresh food, live music, a Chinese auction, 50/50 drawings, and trophies for the best cars.
Moon Mania camp will introduce your child to the Moon! In a span of three hours, campers will learn all about the Earth's only natural satellite. In fun, hands-on (or feet on) activities, campers feel what it is like to walk and jump on the moon, will make craters and sparkling moon rocks, test their agility on moon twister and have an opportunity to have their astronaut portrait ta
CSI Spy camp will introduce your 3rd or 4th grader (completed grades) to the worlds of criminal investigation and undercover spies. By the end of the week, campers will have learned how to handle a criminal investigation from start to finish. The science of forensics, everything from observation to spatter patterns, and fluency in secret messages, breaking codes and working undercov
Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!
Movie Night at War Vets Park/Recreation Center in Olean, NY.
Grab your family and friends and come enjoy a movie in the park! The movie will begin playing at dusk.
Rain date: Friday, August 13th.
Mars Mania camp will introduce your 1st grader (completed grade) to the planet MARS! In one day, campers will learn all about the Red Planet. Everything from creating Mars sand, visiting Olympus Mons, creating their own alien, building a miniature Mars colony, and learning with Sparki the Coding Rover will be covered in fun, hands-on activities!
The Science of Color and Light camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and light that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 12th! Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting "Patriotic Songs." He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary.
Come enjoy some pie on the porch at The Fannie Bartlett House on Friday, August 13th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.
Thank our area veterans by coming out and participating in Randolph's 5th 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.
Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 14th and 15th. This delicious event is celebrating it's 35th year!!! There will be 21 restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.
After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 8th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Tickets are $20. Children 12 and under are FREE.
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on their new dates of June 4th-6th
The Tri-County Arts Council will exhibit provocative and visionary paintings by two modern artists Friday, August 6 to Saturday, September 4 in the gallery, 110 W. State St., Olean. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tues. - Fri., and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment, 716.372.7455. www.myartscouncil.net/gallery
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 26th with Kelly Lounsberry! He will be doing a presentation on "The Oil and Gas Industry in WNY." Kelly is the chairman of the Bolivar Pioneer Oil Museum Committee.
See radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's Open House. STARS is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY.
Save the date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. Buffalo Music Hall of famer and blues legend Willie May preforms with Evan Laedke, Jeremy Keyes, Phil Woloszyn, Paul Siwula and very special guests. The concert will begin at 7:00pm.
5$ donation at the door.
Join the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 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.
Save the date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater.
Enjoy the versatility of Maria and her band as they play songs from the female greats of music, from Patsy Cline to Etta James!
On behalf of Mike Riorden, Ryan Powell (Rhino Lacrosse) and the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce we are hopeful for Ellicottville Lacrosse in 2021, although it may look different. Stay tuned for more information!
Take a trip back in time with a Victorian Christmas at the Fannie Bartlett House in Olean, the Friday after Thanksgiving. Watch the Santa Claus Lane Parade then tour this beautifully restored mansion built in 1881 with 15 rooms, including a third-floor ballroom. Or visit before the parade starts!
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.
Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park. Despite being so busy this time of year, Santa will wave at kids through the window of his cottage on December 1st and December 8th from 5:30-8:30 pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors.
Randolph’s Country Christmas Weekend is an annual event that takes place during the first full weekend of December. A weekend 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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