Autumn

Autumn (Fall) in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Autumn Events

Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:30pm

For the eighth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th, 2020.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for five weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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2020 Rt. 16 Garage Sale and BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2020
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 5:00pm

Looking for that special bargain?  Antiques, lawn, garden and household, produce and many more low cost items will be available at hundreds of garage sales throughout the day. 

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Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run 2020

Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are 11 obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks!

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Weekend Chairlift Rides to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Repeats every 7 days until Sun Oct 18 2020 .
Sat, 09/12/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/10/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/11/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/17/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 5:00pm

Spruce Chairlift rides begin the first weekend of August!  Head to the top of the hill by way of scenic, peaceful summertime chairlift riding.  Explore the Spruce area, which includes swimming, SUP/Kayak rentals, hiking and much more.

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Cottage Orchard's Open House 2020

Cottage Orchard Open House
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

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!

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True Justice: A look at the life and works of Author Brian Stevenson

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change, arts, literature, food, and music, as well as increase awareness around aspects o

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/23/2020 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 9:30pm

For the eighth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th, 2020.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for five weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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World's Largest Ghost Hunt Weekend in NYS

Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 09/25/2020 - 4:30pm - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 4:00am

During the weekend of the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt during National Ghost Hunting Day, we will be visiting Wildwood Sanatarium on Friday, September 25th and the Hinsdale on Saturday, September 26th.

Psychic-Medium Jack Neece will be joining for WLGH at the Hinsdale House. Please be aware that the Hinsdale House is known for very negative activity.

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World's Largest Ghost Hunt Weekend in New York

Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Fri, 09/25/2020 - 4:30pm - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 4:00am

 During the weekend of the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt Weekend, there will be  investigations of Wildwood Sanatarium and the Quaker Area of Allegany State Park on Friday, September 25th and on National Ghost Hunting Day, September 26th, there will be an in

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Amish Country Running Festival 2020

Amish Country
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.

ACRF Athlete Guide 2019

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills.  The course is on paved roads the entire way.  No cut off times!

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Woods Walk at the Lillibridge Property - Pfeiffer Nature Center

Trail at Lillibridge Property
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 8:00am - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 5:00pm

Pfeiffer Nature Center Woods Walk at the Lillibridge Property  

Saturday, September 26th- Monday October 12th  

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Cancelled- Olean Area Sports, Recreation, & Fitness Expo

from 2016 show
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 3:00pm

Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone will enjoy the 11th annual Greater Olean Area Sports, Recreation, & Fitness Expo. It brings the whole idea of the great outdoors under one roof!

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Goat Yoga at Canticle Farm Market

Goat Yoga
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga with Goats will be

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/30/2020 - 7:30pm - Sat, 10/03/2020 - 9:30pm

For the eighth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th, 2020.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for five weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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8th Annual WILMA (Fall Crawl Weekend One)

WILMA Fall Crawl - Local Crafts & Products - Made in the Enchanted Mountains
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 4:00pm

The 8th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held "on the road" each weekend of October.

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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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Rock City Park's 2020 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/04/2020 - 5:00pm

October 3rd & 4th,  Show Hours:  10am - 5pm.

Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from

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Fall Foliage Weekends at Holiday Valley

Enjoy the fall foliage!
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 31 2020 .
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/10/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/01/2020 - 4:00pm
Sat, 10/17/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/08/2020 - 4:00pm
Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/15/2020 - 4:00pm
Sat, 10/31/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 4:00pm

Holiday Valley Resort is hosting Fall Foliage Weekends where you can take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of October (Oct 3-4, Oct. 10-11, Oct. 17-18 and Oct. 24-25) to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 10/07/2020 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/11/2020 - 9:30pm

For the eighth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 9th, 2020.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for five weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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8th Annual WILMA (Fall Crawl Weekend Two)

WILMA Fall Crawl - Local Crafts & Products - Made in the Enchanted Mountains
Sat, 10/10/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/11/2020 - 4:00pm

The 8th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held "on the road" each weekend of October.

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8th Annual WILMA (Fall Crawl Weekend Three)

WILMA Fall Crawl - Local Crafts & Products - Made in the Enchanted Mountains
Sat, 10/17/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 4:00pm

The 8th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held "on the road" each weekend of October.

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8th Annual WILMA (Fall Crawl Weekend Four)

WILMA Fall Crawl - Local Crafts & Products - Made in the Enchanted Mountains
Sat, 10/24/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 4:00pm

The 8th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held "on the road" each weekend of October.

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8th Annual WILMA (Fall Crawl Weekend Five)

WILMA Fall Crawl - Local Crafts & Products - Made in the Enchanted Mountains
Sat, 10/31/2020 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The 8th annual W.I.L.M.A. (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) will be held "on the road" each weekend of October.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 11/07/2020 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum.

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Conversation with Black American Veterans

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,

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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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2021 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Goosneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Taste of the Southtowns 2018
Sun, 04/18/2021 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

GREAT FOOD for a great cause!  Taste of the Southtowns to benefit the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary - April 18th,   from 12-5 P.M. - St. Aloysius Hall, 190 Franklin St., Springville.  

Check back as the event gets closer for more information.

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Cash and Cline- Together Again @ The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Cash and Cline
Tue, 11/16/2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Relive these legendary performers in a tribute to the 1962 U.S. tour of Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline starring Monica Heuser and Scott Moreau. Scott has been traveling the US and Canada as Johnny Cash in the Broadway smash hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and Monice is currently starring in Menopause, The Musical at the Luxor in Las Vegas.

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Autumn Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

View the visitor's guide online

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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