The annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been
A fleet of classic cars will be on full display every Thursday through the summer until August 25th in the parking lot of the Olean Center Mall.
WHAT IS MAGNIFICENT MAY MAYHEM: Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce events committee unveiled this new event back in September 2021 called Magnificent May Mayhem or M3. A mayhem is described / defined as a chaos, pandemonium and bedlam. “Although most of the definitions are not a good thing, we use mayhem as a term to describe the many activities and programs pulled together for this one event,” stated Meme K. Yanetsko, GOACC COO.
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Cabochon jewelry is usually a gemstone that has been shaped and polished instead of faceted. Cabochon was the default method of preparing gemstones before cutting was developed. You can find ceramic porcelain or wood. We will be attaching our cabochon to a jewelry bezel. This is a great class for kids as well as adults.
S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) is hosting their 1st Annual Helicopter Spring Fling event, May 21st-22nd. 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.
Amateur 3D Contest will be help Saturday at 1:00pm.
Stop by the Fairgrounds and check out the Car & Craft Show on Sunday, May 22, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm!
All proceeds benefit Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.
The City of Olean Music Series is back!
Starting May 26th, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with four Saturdays and a Monday being added to the list too.
• May 26, Freddy and The Jets (Oldies)
The Nannen Arboretum Society, Inc. is pleased to present a Tree and Shrub Workshop on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Registration will begin at 9:30 am at the Town Center, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, NY. At 10:00 am participants may choose to listen to Bruce Robinson’s presentation on birds and their relationship with trees or to Andrew Lance speak about the WNY Land Conservancy.
Join Lisa and Brittany for Goat Yoga at Canicle Farms! There will be two classes available on this day:
The cost is $25 per person with $5 from each registration going directly to Canticle Farm. You can message Lisa on her FB (Lavender Lotus Yoga) or email at: lavenderlotusolean [at] yahoo [dot] com
Tatting is a type of vintage lacework that uses a basic double knot that is repeated over and over again, done with a tatting shuttle. Come find out how to make lace edgings, snowflakes, and more. If you enjoy crochet, knitting, embroidery, and sewing, then there’s a good chance that you’ll enjoy tatting.
The Summer at the Stone House event series kicks off the 2022 season on June 9th! David Ruch, musician and performer, will be presenting on the "Music of the War of 1812." He is known for using music to t
Enjoy a good old-fashioned church festival at the St. Mary of the Angels Basilica Fest in Olean, NY! Three big days of Faith + Family + Fun! They've been doing it for 50 years and can’t stop! Come enjoy the drive to the scenic Enchanted Mountains where food, games, music and fun await you!
YMCA of the Twin Tiers is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Spring Race Series. The series includes five races across its three locations (Bradford, Olean and Wellsville). The first race kicks off in Olean on March 12th. Participants who complete the series will receive a dri-fit T-shirt.
YMCA of the Twin Tiers Spring Race Series Schedule:
Join in for a two day craft show! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!
There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, money board and a big ticket summer raffle.
The SINM is happy to announce their annual Heritage Day festival. The event is free and open to the public.
Smoke dance competitions, artisan market, food, and more!!
Save the date for the South Dayton Fire Departments 2022 Tractor Pulls. Any Year Tractor is Welcome!
They will be held on June 12th, July 9th and 10th, and September 18th.
Join the fun at the Annual OGH Auxiliary Strawberry Festival (10:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m.) and Health Fair (10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.)! Featuring: strawberry shortcakes, sausage sandwiches, drinks, baked goods, craft items and entertainment!
The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is excited to announce, "Family Day at the Museum" will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10am-2pm. Part of New York State's "Path Through History" weekend, this event will be fun for kids of all ages and their families.
Being held on Main Street in Randolph, the 48th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 18th! The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Selling hand made arts and crafts!
Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 23rd! Jim Kimball, lecturer of music at SUNY Geneseo and director of the Geneseo String Band, will present "International Folkways of WNY Traditional Music."
Yeeehaw!! An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids. This is one of the largest IPRA/APRA sanctioned rodeos in the Northeast! The Ellicottville Championship Rodeo would like to invite you to come out and enjoy the family tradition with a step back in time to wild and western non-stop action. They will be celebrating their 33rd year in 2022!
Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!
City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 5:30 PM. Coolers and packages carried into the stadium will be checked for security reasons. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be scheduled for the next clear night.
The fireworks are organized by the Olean Professional Firefighters Association.
See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's flying field. 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.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 14th with "100 Years of Redwork." Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving the presentation
All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.
Heritage Day is sure to be “Good old fashioned fun for everyone”. The location is downtown Portville and there will be plenty to do for this one day festival. The Annual Portville Central School Alumni Banquet will be held the night before, with a street dance to follow at the American Legion.
Come be Italian for the day at the Italian Festival in Olean. Enjoy Italian-American cuisine, food, and live music. Kids games, games of chance, more food and more music!
The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans PowWow is returning to the new and improved Veteran’s Park. The PowWow showcases Native American dances from across Indian Country while focusing on the Smoke Dance of the Iroquois and honoring Native American Veterans. This PowWow weekend event is a perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of the First Nations through song, dance, art and traditional foods. The 2022 Seneca Veterans PowWow will be held July 16-17, 2022 at Veteran’s Park 526 Broad St.
Calling all campers entering 5th-8th graders! Join in Rocket Camp with the Challenger Learning Center! Focus of camp is to introduce campers to the world of aerodynamic principles through the design, build and launch of their own rockets. Fun, hands-on activities will be used to enhance instruction.
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 24th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 32nd Annual Taste of Olean.
Would you rather visit the Man on the Moon or a Martain? Would you like to take a space voyage that lats a few days or several months? There is so much to think about when planning the next NASA mission. Come join us as we explore all the challanges before aastronauts as they try to live in other extraterrestrial environments.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 28th with Amanda Limpert! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted Western New York, Vol. 2."
Make plans to attend the 2022 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment! Celebrating its 179th year in 2022, 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
Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open on July 31, 2022 for guided tours. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park.
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.
Walker Hayes with special guest Cooper Alan! Wednesday, August 3 at 7:30pm.
Tickets are on sale on the website or by calling 1-800-514-6849!
Travis Tritt will be performing on Thursday, August 4 at 7:00pm.
The Ray Evans Seneca Theater and the Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association's heats up this summer with “The Hunchback of Notre Dame“!
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 31st 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.
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 11th! Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting "Outlaws and Rebels." He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary.
Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 13th and 14th. This delicious event is celebrating it's 36th year!!! There will be 21 restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.
Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 9th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 22, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 25th with Jeanette Sheliga! She will be doing a presentation on "Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Genealogy."
All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.
Enjoy food and music and guided tours where you can see 700 ducks, geese and swans from all over the world.
Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary is home to two of the largest covered aviaries in the United States, with more than 78 different species and 700 endangered and protected ducks, geese, and swans.
Join the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 10th, 2022 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.
This is Ellicottville locals’ favorite event. Over 15 regional bands will perform throughout our legendary bars and restaurants, all free of charge. Saturday you can expect a live performance on Monroe St. from 1PM – 4PM at the Winery of Ellicottville main stage.
Voted Western New York's Best Pumpkin Patch for Family Fun, Pumpkinville is a fantastic fall tradition for most families in all of WNY and beyond. They are open for the 2022 season from September 17th-October 31st.
Pumpkinville offers a varity of fun for kids: the carousel, jumpin' pillows, cow train, fun zone, corn maze, and hay ride. Your kid's will have a blast!
There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, and a money board.
It’s already time to start making plans for the upcoming Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival, FallFest for short. In 2022, this anticipated local event will have even more in store for everyone to enjoy.
This is sponsored and put together by the Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce.
Check back as the event gets closer for a schedule of events.
Join in at the 44th 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
October 1st & 2nd, Show Hours: 10am - 5pm.
Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from
Fall Festival 2022 is back and it’s going to be your favorite Fall event! The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce and Holiday Valley have plenty of fun planned throughout the month of October.
Check back soon for more information.
The Silver Bells Light Up Night Parade will take place on Thursday, November 3, 2022 starting at 6:30pm.
Light up the night, hot cocoa, cookies, and SANTA!
Main Street and Jefferson Street Park in Salamanca.
Join in for a two day craft show to get into the Christmas Spirit! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!
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.
Check back as this event gets closer for updated information.
The Jingle Bell Jubilee is a holiday event featuring many activities and events: the holiday market, carolers, dance groups, wreath creation class, Shop Raffle Drawing, Sips of the Season, make and take craft, horse and wagon rides; an inflated snow globe for picture opps, cocoa and cookie crawl, decorate the tree contest, cookie decorating, and even a Rudolph run! Hours for the event are 4:3
Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottvilles 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 wave at kids through the window of his cottage on December 7th and December 14th from 5:30-8:30 pm.
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HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.