Autumn (Fall) in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
SBU Theater will present a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 8-10, in Garret Theater at St. Bonaventure University, with a special matinee performance set for 2 p.m. on Saturday. An audience talk-back session follows the Friday evening performance.
“Made in Olean” opens in the Center Gallery on the Olean campus of Jamestown Community College on November 9 from 6-8pm and will include an artist talk and catered reception. The exhibition is a documentary photography project by Olean-based artist Colleen Kelly which features people who work in local businesses and institutions.
The Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival is legendary for great beers, wines and good times. This year's 15th annual event on November 10, 2018 from 3:30 to 7:30PM features over 30 craft brewers with over 100 beers and wines from New York State and the region, plus entertainment on 3 floors of the beautiful Holiday Valley Lodge.
Fall is here and many of our woodland friends are checking their calendars to find that their time of rest is soon upon them. As we know, hibernation is a way for some animals to make it through the cold months of winter by conserving energy when food is scarce. Some of these animals put on lots of weight in the fall so they can live off of their fat reserves through the winter
The Citizens Advocating Memorial Preservation and the Cattaraugus County Civil War Memorial Building are inviting the public to the dedication of a Historic Roadside Marker at the Building on Veteran's Day, November 11th 2018. Being appropriately held on Veteran's Day, a celebration of the service of all U.S.
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.
Come to any of these informative and relevant lectures starting September 25 at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, which is now housed in the new Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center, recently opened.
All lectures are from 6:00-8:00pm, are free to attend, and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:
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.
The deer regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 17th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 9th. Cattaraugus County has long been one of the top outdoor locations for hunting with the lush and thick landscapes of the surrounding mountains. Continually ranking in the top for harvesting of deer, our state lands, state forests and Allegany State Park allow huntin
The First Annual Jingle Paws Craft Show will benefit Empire Animal Rescue Society (E.A.R.S.) and will be held at Salamanca High School on Saturday, November 17th from 10am-4pm to support Empire Animal Res
Take a moment to make your winter season a little more relaxing by spending an evening in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday, November 17th for “By the Fireside.” This month’s featured performance is by Ken Hardley.
Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House.
Start your Turkey day off right with the annual Turkey Trot and Fun Run & Walk, which starts in the St. Bonaventure University Campus. This is a non-timed 5K which has seen over 200 runners and walkers in years' past.
“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 Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is hosting a Holiday Market on Saturday, November 24th from 11am to 8pm. The First 500 guests receive a FREE gift. There will be kid friendly activities while you shop the new items in the expanded gift shop, or visit the 10 specially selected Fine Artisans on site to discuss and sell their work. There is a Juried Fine Arts Show Opening and
On the Saturday following Thanksgiving Day at 6:30 PM Allegany celebrates a "Christmas in Allegany". The event is held at the Santa House located next to the Village of Allegany Municipal Building at 106 East Main Street, Allegany, NY.
Entering its seventh year, Giving Tuesday was founded as a movement for people to remember charity during the holiday season. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holi
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.
Come to the Super Hero Family STEM Night at the Dresser Rand Challenger Learning Center on November 30th from 5:30-8:30pm. Parents, encourage you and your kid to dress up as your favorite Super Hero or Super Hero team and participate in over 30 STEM activities together!
Randolph’s Country Christmas Weekend is an annual event that takes place during the first weekend of December. A weekend full of tradition and Christmas surprises.
In the holiday tradition of the “Osmond Family Christmas” television specials we all grew up with, the legendary Donny and Marie invite you and your family to come celebrate the spirit of the season in true Osmond fashion. Entertainment Weekly calls the live performance “insanely entertaining – a true song and dance spectacular.”
The Barn Show Crew and The Rusty Rooster invite you to see their latest seasonal creations! The Barn Show involves six talented women who create hand crafted items and bring them together for sale at "The Rusty Rooster" nestled in the hills of Cattaraugus/Otto, NY.
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino is bringing more incredible holiday entertainment this December. The Seneca Allegany Events Center will welcome Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour with Atz, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher (Alaska: The Last Frontier) on Saturday, December 8th at 7pm. Tickets start at $35.
The Blueberries are back! Most u-pick blueberry farms are almost ready for u-pick!! And boy are they delicious! All the rain we have had has been good for something - producing plump and juicy berries!
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There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy.
If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.