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Pumpkinville's 2018 Season Opening

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:00pm

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.

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Creekside Roundup 2018 Fall Trail Ride

Fall Trail Ride
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join in on the last trail ride of the season for fun, food and horsing around!

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Fall for Franklinville Festival

2018 Franklinville Fall Festival
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:00am - 10:30pm

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!

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3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

3rd Saturday Treks Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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.

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Southern Tier Symphony's 16th Season "Fall Classics"

Southern Tier Symphony Season 16, Session 1
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 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 1: Fall Classics, will be held on Sept 15th, at 7:30pm at the Olean High School. 

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South Dayton's Fall 2018 Tractor Pull

South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull
Sun, 09/16/2018 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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Family Weekend at St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure University Family Weekend 2018
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:00pm - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:59pm

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". 

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

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.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's Photo Contest

Photo Contest at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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"Rock the Block" in the Village of Allegany

"Rock The Block" Allegany NY
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

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.

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Charley Pride performs at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Charley Pride at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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Celebration of the Arts at the Nannen Arboretum

Celebration of the Arts at Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

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.

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2018 Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival

Salamanca Falling Leaves Festival 2018
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:00pm

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

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Friends of Good Music presents "America in Song" with Michel Bell and Catherine Matejka

Friends of Good Music presents Michel Bell
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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. 

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Cattaraugus County SPCA Craft/Vendor Show

Cattaraugus County SPCA Craft Show in Limestone
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

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

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Rock City Park's 2018 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 5:00pm

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.

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Cottage Orchard's Open House

Cottage Orchard Open House
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

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ATV Dice Run at The Woods at Bear Creek

Woods at Bear Creek ATV Dice Run
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

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!

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The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

The Price is Right Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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Friends of Good Music presents "Music from Ecuador" with Rio Mira Ensemble

Friends of Good Music presents Rio Mira Ensemble
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "You Can't Take It With You"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents You Can't Take It With You
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 2:30pm

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.

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Ellicottville's 2018 Fall Festival

Ellicottville's Fall Festival
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 5:00pm

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.

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2018 Pfeiffer Fall Festival

Pfeiffer Nature Center's Fall Fest
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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! 

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2018 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

Spring Game Show
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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"Women in the Bible Part 2" to benefit the African American Center for Cultural Development

Women in the Bible Part 2 African American Center Olean
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 2:00pm

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- 7:30pm
Sunday - 2pm

 

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Historic Roadside Marker Dedication with the Allegany Area Historical Association

Historic Roadside Marker Dedication with the Allegany Area Historical Associatio
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

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EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5K

EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5k
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

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!

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Family Fun Day at Seneca Iroquois National Museum 2018
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

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!

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An Evening of Owls with Pfeiffer Nature Center

An Evening of Owls with Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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. 

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South Dayton's 2018 Holiday Craft Show

Stock Image Craft Show
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Begin your holiday shopping at the South Dayton Holiday Craft Show!

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Portville's 2018 Art and Antique Show

Portville Arts N Crafts Show 2018
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 4:00pm

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.

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Christmas Fundraiser Craft & Vendor Show

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Christmas Fundraiser Craft & Vendor Show

Presented by the Allegany Rec Center, the Christmas Fundraiser Craft and Vendor show is back this year better than ever!

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Friends of Good Music presents the Argus String Quartet

Friends of Good Music presents The Argus String Quartet
Sun, 11/11/2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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.

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Proof"

Olean Theatre Workshop presents Proof
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 2:30pm

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.

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2018

Christmas in Ellicottville 2018
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:00pm - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 7:00pm

“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.

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2018

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs.

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Christmas in Gowanda 2018

Christmas in Gowanda 2018
Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

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.

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Salamanca's 2018 Silver Bells Festival

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 4:00pm

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.

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Christmas in the Park at Allegany State Park

Christmas at Allegany State Park
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm

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!

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Ellicottville's 2018 Christmas Stroll

Living Nativity
Sat, 12/01/2018 - 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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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2018

Visit with Santa
Repeats every week on the 5, 12 of September until Wed Dec 12 2018 .
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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. 

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Friends of Good Music presents "A Music City Christmas"

Friends of Good Music presents A Music City Quartet
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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.

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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!  The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!”

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Olean Community Theatre presents "West Side Story"

Olean Community Theatre presents "West Side Story"
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 7:30pm - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 2:00pm

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.

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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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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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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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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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Olean Community Theatre presents "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Olean Community Theatre presents Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:30pm - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 2:00pm

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

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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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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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Travel Guide

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WKA National Championship Races

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

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