Autumn

Autumn (Fall) in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Autumn Events

Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 10/13/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Oct 13th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Fall Nature Photography at Allegany State Park

Nature Photography at Allegany State Park
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park is a beautiful place to enjoy fall foliage. Want to learn how to capture the colors and scenery? Join Park Naturalist, Tom LeBlanc, for an in-depth talk on Nature Photography.  We will go for a short hike to find objects to photograph. This program will meet at the Summit Warming Hut from 5:30pm to 7:00pm on October 16, 2019.

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SINM Fall Speaker Series

Fall speaker series at the SINM poster
Repeats every week until Thu Nov 21 2019 .
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/24/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/21/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Seneca Iroquois National Museum hosts their Fall Speaker series at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center

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Tickletown Unleashed

Tickletown Unhinged Haunted House
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 7:00pm - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:30pm

Do you love Halloween?  Do you find abandoned houses creepy?  Do you think tickling is torture?  Come to Tickletown Trade in Humphrey each Friday and Saturday in October for "Tickletown Unhinged", the first annual haunted house fundraiser. 

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Friends of Good Music presents "The Art of the Accordian": Julian Labro

Friends of Good Music presents Julien Labro
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The second performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Julien Labro and "The Art of the Accordian". 

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Night Lights Extended at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 9:30pm

Night Lights extended!  Come see the lights one more time on Friday and Saturday night!

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7th Annual WILMA

W.I.L.M.A. Local Arts, Crafts & Products - Oct.19-20, 2019
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/20/2019 - 3:00pm

The 7th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds the weekend of October 19th and 20th, 2019.

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4th Annual HoliCross Cyclocross Race at Holimont

HOLICX Four poster
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Bicycle riders love the fall. The colorful landscape, the cool crisp air and smell of nature….Ahhhhh. Now add a zig zag course, with a splash of mud.

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2019 Annual Indian Foods Dinner

59th Annual Indian Foods Dinner Salamanca Flyer
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Experience Pre-Colonial Iroquois Dining on Seneca Nation Territory.  "A truly unique dining experience."  The 59th Annual Indian Foods Dinner menu will include Roast Turkey, Roast Venison, Boiled Corn Bread, Fry Bread, Fried Salt Pork, Hulled Corn Soup, Mashed Beans, Buttered Squash, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Brine Pickles, Pumpkin Pie, Cider, Coffee, Te

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3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

3rd Saturday October 2019 Hike in Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park continues its series of hikes called “Third Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes take place on the third Saturday of each month from April to October.

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Fall Foliage Train Ride

NYLE Rail Station in Gowanda NY
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

The Fall Foliage Train Rides!  Enjoy an approx. 2 hour trip on the NY&LE Railroad, heading out from the Gowanda, NY station.  There are two times this year!  Enjoy the bright afternoon sun and your family with a trip leaving at 1pm or enjoy the beautiful golden sunset over a toast on the 6pm trip!  Peak Fall colors will be seen! 

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Eagles Gala Auction at Archbishop Walsh

2019 Eagles Gala Auction at Archbishop Walsh Academy Logo
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Southern Tier Catholic School and Archbishop Walsh Academy volunteers have been hard at work for months creating a Disco experience you’ll never forget.  The evening will be filled with everything that is best about a night at the disco.  Decorations create the energy and excitement that comes with spending a night dancing to your favorite disco songs.

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Haunted Wine Walk in The Woods at Bear Creek

2019 Haunted Wine Walk at the Woods at Bear Creek
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a great time!!! 2 mile haunted walk in the woods followed by our Halloween Party.  The Haunted Wine Walk Event starts at 6 pm.  Please arrive early to pick up tickets.
Station #1 @ 6-6:30.
Station #2 @ 6:30-7:00
Station #3 @ 7:00-7:30
Station #4 @ 7:30-8:00

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Dave Stayner performing
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Music by the Fireside takes place on third Saturday of each month in the Red House Administration Building lobby from 7:00-8:30 PM from October to March.  It is a free event. For more information please contact the Recreation Department at 716-354-9101 ext. 236 or check out the Allegany State Park Facebook page.

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Halloween Ghost Hunt at The Wildwood Sanitarium in Salamanca

Wildwood Sanitarium Halloween Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Saturday October 19th 2019, starting at8pm, and it will run until Midnight . Your all Inclusive experience will include a tour of the Grounds and inside the historic building.

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How to get the most out of your Census Search

Records Search at the Allegany Area Historical Society
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Allegany Area Historical Association will meet Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street.  Stephanie Beneng, a library assistant at the Olean Public Library, will give a presentation on the U. S. Census, 1790 to 1940.  She will give the history of the census, and how to use census records when doing family history research.

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Oct 20th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Scary Stories Friday at the Cultural Center

Outside of Cultural Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join in for an evening of scary stories and local folklore at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center. The event is open to the public and will include scary stories, local folklore, and craft activities for the kids.

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Halloween at the Olean YMCA

Halloween Party at the Olean YMCA 2019
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a FUN and SPOOKY night at the OLEAN YMCA!
*Dress up in your halloween costume for the costume contest
*Play spooky games
*Go through the scary haunted house
*Make halloween arts and crafts
*Have fun on the inflatables
*Swim with our floating pumpkin patch while watching a Halloween movie in the pool! (Must pre-register only 50 spots available)

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Investigation with Psychic Medium Chelsea Gill at the Haunted Hinsdale House

Chelsea Gill at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Chelsea Gill, as seen on Paranormal Lockdown, Travel Channel, and Vidi Space will be leading an investigation of the infamous Haunted Hinsdale House. Chelsea has been leading tours since 2016 and considers this her second home.

Stories being researched:

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Mysteries of the Night at Pfeiffer's Eshelman Property

Sunset at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a star lit stroll around the Eshelman property as we listen for our night time neighbors and learn about their nocturnal habits and habitats.  Following the walk, we will have a spooktacular camp fire with s’mores and ghost stories being shared by master story teller Jim Piatt.

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Tickletown Unleashed

Tickletown Unhinged Haunted House
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 7:00pm - Sat, 10/26/2019 - 10:30pm

Do you love Halloween?  Do you find abandoned houses creepy?  Do you think tickling is torture?  Come to Tickletown Trade in Humphrey each Friday and Saturday in October for "Tickletown Unhinged", the first annual haunted house fundraiser. 

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EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5K 2019

EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5k 2019
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 26, 2019. The event will feature a Half Marathon and a 5k. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us! Grab your friends pick out your Costumes and get ready to run!

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October StrOlean

Strolean October 2019
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Cutco Family Day at Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Cutco Famliy Day logo
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Immerse yourself in a world of amazing master artists found in your own backyard with free family fun activities from 12pm to 3pm! This year they are partaking in the “Year of

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Family Art Day 2019 with the Tri-County Arts Council

2019 Family Art Day at Arts Council
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council’s first Free Family Art Day in the fall of 2016 was a huge success! Over 250 parents and children filled the Arts Council studio in Allegany to make Halloween-themed projects. Parents and kids had a chance to express their creativity in projects that they could take home with them that same day.

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Family Feud Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino

Family Feud Live at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 2:00pm - 8:30pm

The fun and laughter of one of America’s favorite game shows is headed to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino this October.  Family Feud Live: Celebrity Edition is the touring version of the televised game show that promises to bring that Feud energy to Salamanca.  There will be two shows, one at 2pm and another at 7pm. 

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Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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! This event is open to the public.

 

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Spooky Family Fun Bike Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Spooky Ride at Allegany State Park
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

With Halloween and Fat bike season right around the corner, the Environmental Education and Recreation Department wanted to put a twist on the traditional Halloween party. On Saturday, October 26th, kids of all ages will have the opportunity to dress up their bikes or wear a bike safe costume at this family fun event.

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EVL 80's Flashback Vol. 2

EVL 80s Flashback Vol 2 TV Screens
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 7:00pm - 11:59pm

We are back so dress to impress!  The Ellicottville 80s Flashback Vol. 2 returns Saturday, Ocrtober 26th and will be held at Finnerty's Tap Room!  If you were there last year, you know you're not going to want to miss this amazing event! We did sell out, so get your tickets fast! Space is limited!

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Overnight Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Overngith Public Ghost Tour
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 8:00pm - Sun, 10/27/2019 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House. Here is your opportunity to ghost hunt and stay the night at one of the most haunted locations in New York! Join us as we explore this haunted location and try and make contact with the other side. Get your limited tickets in advance for only $89 (additional at the door if available).

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Halloween Ghost Hunt at The Wildwood Sanitarium in Salamanca

Wildwood Sanitarium Halloween Ghost Hunt Salamanca NY
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Wildwood Sanitarium Presents this exclusive Ghost Hunt on Saturday October 26th 2019, starting at8pm, and it will run until Midnight . Your all Inclusive experience will include a tour of the Grounds and inside the historic building.

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4th Annual Halloween on the Hill at the Olean Airport

Halloween at the Olean Airport 2019 Poster
Sun, 10/27/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come to the 4th Annual "Halloween on the Hill" family event at the Olean Airport, hosted by Mercy Flight & Olean Airport Support Group.  It will run on Sunday, October 27th from 12-4pm.  There will be plenty of activities for kids and families, which include a basket auction, a costume contest, games, area fire departments, and cider, coffee & donuts!  Cos is just $3.&nbs

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 10/27/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Oct 27th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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2019 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Fall Sportsmen's Show

Fall Sportsmen's Show in Little Valley
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 3:00pm

Buy, Sell, Trade, and Browse 150 tables of merchandise including sporting goods, firearms, accessories, fishing equipment and game calls. This is THE place to be for fishermen, hunters, collectors and trappers.

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Native American Heritage Month at Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/17/2019 - 6:00pm

Come celebrate the proud history and traditions of Native American people at Seneca Allegany Casino.  The Resort and Casino will be host to Seneca Market days, dance exhibitions, a community dinner and social, as well as specials in the Thunder Mountain Buffet, The Western Door Steakhouse, Patria and the Seneca Cafe. 

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Portville's 2019 Art and Antique Show

2019 Portville Arts, Craft & Antique Show Poster
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 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 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Granny's Boot Antiques Holiday Open House

front entryway photo by John Hartig Photography
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Are you looking for a good time that the whole family can enjoy? Do you want to be in a beautiful setting, with music, food and fun?

We have just the place for you!  Where: Situated on almost 4 acres in a rustic rural setting but minutes from major roadways, you will find all that and more at 10761 Miller Road (Old 219) Springville between Henrietta and Peters Rd.  

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Ghost Hunting Tour with Ed and Louise at the Hinsdale House

Ed and Louise Ghost Hunt at the Hinsdale House
Sat, 11/02/2019 - 8:00pm - 11:59pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Saturday, November 2nd 2019. Your tour guides for the evening will be Ed Bowden and Louise Tabone! Your experience will include a tour of the grounds along with the historic building.

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10th Annual Great Pumpkin Shoot at Besecker & Coss Service 2019

Besecker and Coss 2019 Pumpkin Shoot
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get your 3 person team together and get ready to launch those pumpkins!

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Nov 3rd, 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Holiday Valley Beer & Wine Festival 2019

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 7:00pm - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 7:30pm

The Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival is legendary for great beers, wines, spirits, and good times.

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Sip and Shop at Four Mile Brewing

Vendors at Four Mile Brewing
Sat, 11/09/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Four Mile Brewing is hosting our first annual Sip and Shop event! This is a free event to all vendors and guests. This day will be filled with good times, shopping, crafting, and drinking good beer! Sip & Shop will be held outside in their beer garden. If the weather doesn't allow, they will move vendors to their banquet room.

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Adam's Apple performs at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Adam's Apple performs at the Hollywood Theater
Sat, 11/09/2019 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Enjoy a profound "Beatles" Experience you won't want to miss!  Adam's Apple, a "Beatles" Tribute Band featuring Beatlemania's alumni Joe Palermo, takes the historic stage at The Hollywood Theater in Gowanda. 

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Public Ghost Tour of the Haunted Hinsdale House

Haunted Hinsdale House Public Ghost Tour
Sun, 11/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Sunday Nov 10th 2019.  You will get history and Stories from your guide Amy Perry Lane, as well as use of some ghost hunting equipment to see if we can connect with the other side. If you have your own ghost hunting equipment we highly recommend that you bring it.

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Friends of Good Music presents Duo Recital: Barbara Luisi, violin and Alessandro Taverna, piano

Friends of Good Music presents Barbara Luisi, and Alessandro Taverna
Fri, 11/15/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The third performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is a duo recital of Barbara Luisi on violin and Alessandro Taverna on piano. 

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NY Regular Hunting Season 2019 opens

2019 Regular Season Hunting in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 8:00am - Sun, 12/08/2019 - 4:00pm

The deer regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 16th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 8th.  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

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2nd Annual Jingle Paws Craft Show

Empire Animal Rescue Society logo
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Second Annual Jingle Paws Craft Show will benefit Empire Animal Rescue Society (E.A.R.S.) and will be held at the Allegany Community Center (3677 Administration Drive, Salamanca, NY) on Saturday, November 16th from 10am-4pm.

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The Amazing Life of Spiders at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Spider on its web at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join wildlife enthusiast, Barb Busack as she takes us along on a journey to learn about the fascinating life of spiders.  Barb will share with us the adaptations that spiders have developed to be successful in the world. The goal of the program is to provide us humans an opportunity to develop an understanding of and an appreciation for these much maligned animals. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Humans"

Poster for OTW's The Humans
Thu, 11/21/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 4:00pm

Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Humans".  By Stephen Karam, the play is centered near Thanksgiving at the Blake family apartment in Manhattan. This one act play touches on current topics of illness, aging and financial issues. It received the Tony Award in 2016 for Best Play. Poignant and cutting, it is a play that many families can feel a kindred spirit.

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Winter Art Market at Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Winter Art Market poster
Sat, 11/23/2019 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/24/2019 - 5:00pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is hosting a Winter Art Market on Saturday, November 23rd from 11am-6pm and on Sunday, November 24th from noon-5pm.

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2019 Annual Turkey Trot at St. Bonaventure

Turkey Trot at St. Bonaventure University 2019
Thu, 11/28/2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

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.

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2019

Christmas in Ellicottville 2018
Fri, 11/29/2019 - 12:00pm - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Walking in a Winter Wonderland... one of the best ways to describe the downtown of Ellicottville has been as something Norman
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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2019

Kids on float
Fri, 11/29/2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs.

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Chaka Khan at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Chaka Khan at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 01/25/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chaka Khan is a bona fide music superstar, and one of the most gifted and celebrated musicians in the world. With 22 albums, ten Number One songs, and ten Grammy Awards, she has been creating timeless music for more than 40 years, bringing together the sounds of R&B, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Country and world music into an all-world, one-of-a-kind musical presence.

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October StrOlean

Strolean October 2020
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2020

Kids on float
Fri, 11/27/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs.

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Autumn Places

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