Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Olean Music in the Park Series

Pavilion
Repeats every week until Thu Sep 09 2021 .
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/15/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/19/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/26/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/02/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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)

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Summer at the Stone House: Amanda R. Woomer

Folklore & Ghost Stories at the Summer at the Stone House with Amanda Woomer
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 22nd with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY- Folklore and Ghost Stories of the Cattaraugus Region."

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Ellicottville's Gazebo Series

Ellicottville Summer Music Series
Repeats every week until Thu Aug 05 2021 .
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/15/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 03 2021 .
Fri, 07/09/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/16/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/30/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/27/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

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Closing reception for Jones exhibit at Tri-County Arts Council

Artists
Sat, 07/24/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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2021 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/25/2021 - 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 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.

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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 07/25/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 

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Art Camps with Tri-County Arts Council

Cat Whiskers
Mon, 07/26/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 2:00pm

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.

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Eatery at the Creamery

Outside
Sat, 07/31/2021 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Eden Valley Creamery in celebrating 2 years since opening their doors!!

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2021 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Sun, 08/01/2021 - 8:00am - Sat, 08/07/2021 - 11:00pm

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.

Check back for daily event schedule highlights.

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Moon Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/02/2021 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

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

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CSI Spies Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/03/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 3:00pm

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

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Friday Night Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 2nd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 16th- The Karl / Marks Revolution
  • August 6th- Horton & Hanna
  • August 20th- The Short Bus
  • September 3rd- Rambling Rustlers
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Movie Night at War Vets Park

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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.

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Mars Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/09/2021 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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! 

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The Science of Color and Light Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/10/2021 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/12/2021 - 3:00pm

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.

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Summer at the Stone House: Allen Hopkins

2020 Summer at the Stone House Allen Hopkins
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

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Pie on the Porch at The Fannie Bartlett House

Porch
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Come enjoy some pie on the porch at The Fannie Bartlett House on Friday, August 13th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.

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Randolph Area Veterans Appreciation Day 2021

Randolph's Veteran Parade 2019
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 10:30am - 1:00pm

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.

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Taste of Ellicottville 2021

Taste of Ellicottville logo
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 4:00pm

Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm
The Griffis Sculpture Park will host their annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Several social distancing practices and rules will be in place to safely protect attendees. More information to come! 
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2021 Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

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.

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Friday Night Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 2nd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 16th- The Karl / Marks Revolution
  • August 6th- Horton & Hanna
  • August 20th- The Short Bus
  • September 3rd- Rambling Rustlers
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Summer at the Stone House: Kelly Lounsberry

Kelly Lounsberry from Wellsville Daily Reporter
Thu, 08/26/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

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Southern Tier Aero Radio Society Open House

STARS open house 2019
Sat, 08/28/2021 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/29/2021 - 3:00pm

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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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 08/29/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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. 

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Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

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Allegheny River Running Fest

Allegheny River Trail Views
Sat, 09/11/2021 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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.

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Victorian Christmas at The Olean Bartlett House

Dave Deckman at the Fannie Bartlett House
Fri, 11/26/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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!

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2021

Kids on float
Fri, 11/26/2021 - 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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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2021

Visit with Santa
Repeats every week until Wed Dec 08 2021 .
Wed, 12/01/2021 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wed, 12/08/2021 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

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. 

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