More than 100,000+ visitors in a seven week period will be on their way to Pumpkinville to help celebrate their 50th anniversary! Pumpkinville is a fantastic fall tradition for most families in all of WNY and beyond.
Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!
The 1st ever "Fall for Franklinville Festival" will be held Saturday September 15th. This is in conjunction with the Rt. 16 yard sales. Explore 40 miles of garage sales then end up in Franklinville for Fall Fun!
Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month all year long.
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 1: Fall Classics, will be held on Sept 15th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School.
Any year tractor is welcome for those 12 years and older. There is a $5 admission fee and a hitch fee of $10 per class for the pullers. Visitors are welcome to stop by the Firemen's Grounds, sit on the sidelines and root for their favorite tractor!
Scales Open at 10 am - Pull Begins at Noon
Family Weekend is an annual event sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and the Center for Activities, Recreation and Leadership. Held early in the fall semester, the weekend reunites students and their families so that all may share the rich and varied experiences that make up college life at SBU. Previously, this was a part of "Bonagany".
Join Allegany State Park as they celebrate National Public Lands Day with their 14th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event designed to give people a chance to give back to the public lands they love by volunteering for a few hours on a variety of service projects that enhance both the park and the visitor experience.
Are you ready for some beautiful images? Our photo contest and show last year was so much fun that we are back again this year! Give us a visit at either of our Pfeiffer Nature Center properties, enjoy some beautiful nature and get your photos ready! This year we have a general category as well as a “Pfeiffer Icons” category.
Bonagany, much to everyone's dismay, is cancelled this year. So to fill the huge void, concerned Main Streeters have organized the first Block Party/Street Dance. Main St. will be closed to traffic from 2nd to 3rd St. starting at 3PM. Open container law to be modified for the evening so you can purchase beer or wine.
With 52 top ten hits and tens of millions of albums sold worldwide, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Charley Pride continues to be one of country music’s greatest stars. This September, he’s coming to the Seneca Allegany Events Center for an unforgettable evening of music.
Join us at the Nannen Arboretum on Sunday afternoon, September 23, 2018, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, and enjoy local artists sharing their creative talents with you as you walk through the beautiful arboretum grounds. Many of the artists will also have pieces of their art for sale.
Join in at the 41st 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
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents "Music from Ecuador" with Michel Bell and Pianist Catherine Matejka.
Meet adolptable animals as you peruse 45+ local crafters & vendors. The goal is to encourage adoptions and the gift of forever families to shelter pets during the upcoming holidays. Also, to raise funds to support daily operations of the Cattaraugus County SPCA.
September 29 - 30. Show Hours: 10am - 5pm.
Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from around the world at the 10th annual Rock City Park Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show.
Come to Cottage Orchard for u-pick or already picked apples this Fall! Apple season is now in full swing and what a great year for them! The trees are loaded! Cottage Orchard in South Dayton is having an open house where you can explore the grounds, pick apples, purchase apples and listen to Live Bluegrass Music from the The Blue Mule Band. The Band will be playing from
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is inviting everyone to “Come on down!” for two days of unforgettable fun when The Price is Right Live comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center on Saturday, September 29th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday, September 30th at 2pm.
The Woods at Bear Creek is having the last Dice Run of the year on September 30th! What better time to play in the woods then when the leaves are colorful and fallen to the ground for you to ride through!
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents "Music from Ecuador" with the Rio Mira Ensemble.
Olean Theatre Workshop presents "You Can't Take It With You". You Can't Take It With You is a batty reflection on the madness of sanity in a mad world and it remains as insightful and delightful as when it first graced the stage.
On October 6th and 7th, 2018, come to Ellicottville’s Fall Festival; the oldest and largest, takes place when the foliage of the surrounding hills are ablaze with color! Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, fine art, and an arts and craft show, carnival rides, live entertainment and much more.
Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities. Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail. Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun!
These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!
For more information call 716-949-8295
There will be a special presentation at Christ United Methodist Church to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development. The presentation is titled "Women in the Bible Part 2" and will have key speakers of REv.
Olean Community Theatre presents "Once Upon A Mattress!"
Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer
Music by Mary Rodgers
Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Directed by William Steffen
Show times are:Friday and Saturday- 7:30pmSunday - 2pm
During the Civil War, many local men from Allegany and Humphrey fought on behalf of the Union. One of them, Pvt. Oscar F. Wilber, fought for the Union with the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry, until he was wounded on May 3, 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 27, 2018. The event will feature a Half Marathon and a 5k. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us!
Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum, in its new location, the Cultural Center! Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum!
Halloween is the perfect time to explore the superstitions surrounding mysterious, wise old owls. Learn about the many beautiful species of owls that we have in our neighborhoods and then set off into the woods in hopes of an up close conversation with these fascinating creatures of the night.
Begin your holiday shopping at the South Dayton Holiday Craft Show!
Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days.
Presented by the Allegany Rec Center, the Christmas Fundraiser Craft and Vendor show is back this year better than ever!
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Winner of the 2017 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, The Argus String Quartet.
Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Proof". Proof is the story of an enigmatic young woman, Catherine, her manipulative sister, their brilliant father, and an unexpected suitor. They are all pieces of the puzzle in the search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof.
“Walking in a Winter Wonderland” Christmas in Ellicottville begins on Friday, November 23 and goes until Sunday, November 25th, 2018. One of the best ways to describe the downtown of Ellicottville has been as something Norman Rockwell would have conjured up.
Come join Santa and Mrs.
The family-centric fete in the village takes people back to the traditional Hallmark-like Christmas. Take photos with Rudolph and Frosty, sit down at the Hollywood Theater and watch classic Christmas movies or take a Santa Express train ride.
As the fall winds sweep away the falling leaves and before you sleep off your turkey dinner, if you listen closely, you can almost hear the ringing of bells. Bells? Yes, that's right we all love that it's almost Silver Bells in the City time. Soon in the air there will be a feeling of Christmas as the strings of street lights, even stoplights will blink red and green.
Celebrate Christmas in Allegany State Park! The holidays are fast approaching and there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by spending some time in Allegany State Park!
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.
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 available for kids to visit with on December 5th and December 12th from 6-8pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors.
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents "A Music City Christmas" with Jason Coleman, Floyd Cramer's grandson, and Meagan Taylor, Chet Atkins' niece.
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Broadway's Next H!T Musical! The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!”
Olean Community Theatre presents "West Side Story". Based on the Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid-1950s.
Series 2: Music from the Movies, will be held on Jan 26th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School.
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.
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.
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.
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents Janoska Ensemble.
Olean Community Theatre presents "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time". This is the Tony Award Winning Best Play 2015. Based on the Book by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens. The story concerns a mystery surrounding the death of a neighbor's dog that is investigated by young Christopher Boone, wh
Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Crucible". The action begins in the home of Reverend Parris, whose daughter Betty lies unconscious and appears very ill.
Friends of Good Music and the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in St. Bonaventure University presents the Manhattan Piano Trio.
Series 3: Beethoven and Brahms, will be held on May 4th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School.
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Chapel Hill Raceway in Humphrey is home to Go-Kart racing’s WKA National Championship races.