Autumn

Autumn (Fall) in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Autumn Events

2019 Full Moon Fly-In, Drive-In Event at the Olean Airport

Full Moon Fly-In Drive-In Olean Airport
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join in the fun at the First EVER Full Moon Fly-In, Drive-In event at the Cattaragus County Olean Airport!  Spend a beautifully lit evening with the airport under summer's last full moon at NYS' highest elevation airport! 

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Freedom Motorsports Park's King of the Hill

Freedom Motorsports Park Racetrack
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Racing the 1/3 mile clay oval track in Delevan, NY continues with Championship Night! 

King of the Hill August 16th - Super Late Models, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, and Bandits.  Championship Night for all Classes!

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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 13 2019 .
Sat, 08/03/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/10/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/24/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/31/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/12/2019 - 11:00am - 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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Pawtographs at the Hinsdale House with speical guests

Pawtographs for Pooches Poster at Hinsdale House
Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:00pm - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 10:00am

Pawtographs for Pooches comes to the Hinsdale House along with special guests! Special guests include Pawtographs founder, Tim Maile, Tim Woolworth, John Cassidy, Tim Shaw, and Dan Klaes. Tim Maile created Pawtographs for Pooches as a way to give back to animal shelters after adopting his dog, Murray in 2006.

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Labor Day Dice Run at The Woods at Bear Creek

Woods at Bear Creek Labor Day Dice Run 2019
Sat, 08/31/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting a Labor Day Dice Run on Saturday August 31st.  It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out before the warm weather ends and ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek. 

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Stone Tower Talks at Allegany State Park

Stone Tower Tours in Allegany State Park
Sun, 09/01/2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover Stone Tower.  These free events are open to the public and weather dependent. Program will continue every weekend until October 13th, 2019.

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2019 Ischua Valley's Falling Leaves Regatta

2019 Ischua Falling Leaves Regatta
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 6:00pm

You’re invited to end your summer by participating in this amateur dice run regatta. Any form of motor-less craft may be entered for a fun trip down the beautiful Ischua Creek.

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Freedom Motorsports Park's "Big Dog" Saturday is now Fall Classic Weekend

Freedom Motorsports Park Racetrack
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 9:30pm

 

Big news! Our traditional Big Dog Saturday fall event has been expanded to two days! It will now be..... The 14th Annual Fall Classic Weekend that was formerly held at McKean County Raceway!!!!!

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 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, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In September's class, you will learn how to make and quilt the Ohio Star in a Mug-Rug set.

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New York Duathlon Series - #3 Southern Tier

NY Duathlon Series Running Events
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Get yourself ready for race #3 in this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.

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Summit Fire Tower Talks at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Fire Tower Tours
Sat, 09/07/2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover the Summit Fire Tower.  Meet anytime from 11am to 1pm on Saturdays at the Summit Fire Tower.

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Farm to Table Dinner at Canticle Farm

Canticle Farm's Farm to Table Dinner 2019
Sun, 09/08/2019 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Come and enjoy a delicious, chef prepared, four-course gourmet dinner amongst the beauty and serene setting of Canticle Farm.  All are invited to enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by Bartlett Country Club's Executive Chef Tim Brushingham.  Vegan/vegetarian/gluten free options available.

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Ellicottville's 2019 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/13/2019 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:00pm

Don't miss this fun-filled Rock N Roll Weekend, presented by Northtown Auto, that kicks off Friday, September, 13th 2019 in the evening with a ton of live entertainment in all of

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2019 Rt. 16 Garage Sale & BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2019
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 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.  Hungry?  Enjoy one of the roadside barbecues or restaurants along the way. 

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Pumpkinville's 2019 Season

Pumpkinville Photo by Greg Spako
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 - 7:00pm

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.

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2nd Annual Fall for Franklinville Festival

2019 Fall For Franklinville Festival Photo of Park Square
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:00am - 10:30pm

The Village of Franklinville Events Committee will be hosting the 2nd Annual "Falling for Franklinville Festival" on Saturday September 14th, 2019 with events beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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Pie in the Pavilion & Photography Exhibit at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pie in the Pavilion at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for “Pie in the Pavilion” at the 2019 Pfeiffer Nature Center Photo Contest.  While you view the photograph contest entries, treat yourself to refreshments and a slice of homemade pie or cake.  Desserts will be served on a fine china plate that will be yours to keep. 

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2019 Woodside Music Festival

The Woodside Music Festival 2019 Poster
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 1:30pm - 11:59pm

The 2nd Annual Woodside Music Festival is coming!!!  Come check out some great bands Counterfeit - Cover Band, Diggin Roots Band, Jamie Ervay Band, County Lines, Brianna Blankenship, Those Guys, Dave Morris, REDRUM, Randy

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Night Lights Dinner Celebration at Griffis Sculpture Park

Come view the Lights!
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Griffis Sculpture Park is transformed with creative lighting for a show called Night Lights at the Griffis Sculpture Park.  The Park already beautifully combines art with nature and attracts visitors far and wide, but now you can see it in a whole new light. 

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2019 South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull

2019 South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull
Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Please Save the Date for our Fall Pull - Sunday, September 15th 2019.  Any Year Tractor is Welcome!
$5 Admission - Hitch Fee $10/Class for Pullers
Scales Open at 10 am - Pull Begins at Noon
Weight Classes (Combined Weight):
2700, 3200, 3800, 4500, 5300, 6100, 6800, 7500, 8200, 9500

For More Information on our Tractor Pulls call Dave Ivett - 716-679-8876

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Forest Bathing at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Forest Meditation at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Forest bathing, also known in Japanese culture as "taking in the forest atmosphere" or shinrin-yoku, is a moving meditation surrounded by nature. Join us for the first of our potentially seasonal offering on Monday September 16th from 6:30-7:30pm at the Lillibridge location of Pfeiffer Nature Center.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 9:30pm

For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival 2019

2019 Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival
Fri, 09/20/2019 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 5:00pm

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN UNBELIEVABLE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE THIS FALL? Come to the Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival!

Our goal for this tournament is to focus on Fall Lacrosse FUN and showcasing our beautiful sport in the greatest light! This is a must-attend Lacrosse Festival for youth thru Ultra-Masters lacrosse players and their families.

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Knapp Creek VFD ATV Dice Run

Knapp Creek Volunteer Fire Dept Annual ATV Dice Run
Sat, 09/21/2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

All riders are welcome for a fun 20-25 mile ATV Dice Run!  Chicken BBQ and other foods will be available on site this year once again.  Enjoy live entertainment and 50/50s as well!  Pre-registartion is open now by visiting them online!

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Celebration of the Arts at Nannen Arboretum

Flyer for Arts Celebration at Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us on Saturday, September 22nd, rain or shine for a Celebration of the Arts at Nannen Arboretum in Ellicottville. From 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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Friends of Good Music presents BPO with Conductor Glen Cortese

Friends of Good Music presents BPO with Glen Cortese
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Kicking off the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friend of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, with Conductor Glen Cortese.

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:30pm

For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street 2019

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Fri, 09/27/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/27/2019 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.  Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.

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Amish Country Running Festival 2019

Amish Country
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.
This course is certified by USATF and is a Boston qualifier.

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Allegany State Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day at Allegany State Park
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Allegany State Park as they celebrate National Public Lands Day with their 15th year of participation! National Public Lands Day is our nation’s largest one-day event

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2019 National Alpaca Farm Days

National Alpaca Farm Days in Cattaraugus County 2019
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 5:00pm

Looking for a fun and unusual outing?  National Alpaca Farm Days is September 29th and 30th where alpaca farms nationwide will open their farms to the public.  This is a great time to get out to alpaca farms and learn about alpacas, their background, their fleece and what can be done with it, the products the fleece makes, the tax benefits to owning alpacas, costs of raising alpacas,

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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 10/02/2019 - 7:30pm - Sat, 10/05/2019 - 9:30pm

For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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9th Annual A Girl's Night Out at Seneca Allegany Event Center

Olean General Hospital A Girl's Night Out 2019
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Call now to reserve your spot at the 9th Annual "A Girl's Night Out, Just for the Health of It", at Seneca Allegany Event Center.  Space is limited to the first 700 registrants and there will not be tickets available at the door.  This is sponsored by the Olean General Hospital and the Bradford Regional Medical Center.

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2019 Salamanca-Seneca Falling Leaves Festival

Salamanca Seneca Falling Leaves Festival 2019 banner
Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/06/2019 - 8:00pm

Join in at the 42nd 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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2nd Annual Consignment Auction at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

2019 Consignment Auction at Catt Co Fairgrounds
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 6:00am - 5:00pm

Consignments are being accepted now for the 2nd Annual Consignment Auction being held October 5th, 2019 rain or shine!  Held at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, there is free admission and food will be made and served by local Amish to beneift their Hopsital Fund.  Breakfast begins at 6am and lunch begins at 8am.  There will also be baked goods. 

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 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, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In October's class, you will learn how to make and quilt a 9 Patch Tote Bag, or Dresden Wreath.

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Rock City Park's 2019 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Rock City Park's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/06/2019 - 5:00pm

October 5 & 6,  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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Summit Fire Tower Talks at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park Fire Tower Tours
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover the Summit Fire Tower.  Meet anytime from 11am to 1pm on Saturdays at the Summit Fire Tower.

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Stone Tower Talks at Allegany State Park

Stone Tower Tours in Allegany State Park
Sun, 10/06/2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Allegany State Park Historical Society and The Friends of Allegany State Park will host walks on the weekends for park visitors to discover Stone Tower.  These free events are open to the public and weather dependent. Program will continue every weekend until October 13th, 2019.

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Final Weekend of Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

Night Lights 2019 at Griffis Sculpture Park
Wed, 10/09/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 9:30pm

For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019.  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy"

Driving Miss Daisy by Olean Community Theatre
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 2:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "Driving Miss Daisy".  The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, just prior to the civil rights movement. Having recently demolished another car, Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, is informed by her son that she must rely on the services of a chauffeur.

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Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2019

Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2019
Fri, 10/11/2019 - 7:00pm - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 5:00pm

On October 12th and 13th, 2019, come to Ellicottville's Fall Festival; the oldest, and largest, takes place when the foliage of surrounding hills are ablaze with color!

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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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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 - 4:00pm

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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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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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.

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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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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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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

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

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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. The 16th annual Beer and Wine Festival will be on November 9, 2019 from 3:30pm to 7:30pm and will feature over 30 craft brewers over 100 beers and wines from NYS and the region, plus entertainment on 3 floors of the beautiful Holiday Valley Lodge.

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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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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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Autumn Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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