Spring

Spring time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Spring Events

2019 Heritage Day at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum for a day of Seneca Heritage!  Celebrate the rich heritage of the Seneca-Iroquois people, there will be artists and craftors demonstrating and selling their work, an Atlatl competition, Traditional Foods contest, Storytelling, Traditional Dancing, local groups fundraisers, and Robert Griffing displaying his Artwor

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EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers Home Bout

2019 EMRD Hellbilly Heartbreakers
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their home bout this Saturday!  The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us!  This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010.  These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.  They

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Hinsdale Overnight Lockdown with Para Expeditions at the Hinsdale House

Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:00pm - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions for this overnight ghost hunt at the haunted Hinsdale House.

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2019 South Dayton Spring Tractor Pull

2019 South Dayton Spring Tractor Pull
Sun, 06/09/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dirt will be flying at the Summer Tractor Pull in South Dayton, located on the Fireman's Grounds.  Chicken BBQ will be held at the Fire Hall. 

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Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm

Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fermented food and drinks contain beneficial bacteria that help balance our gut flora.  Whether you prefer Kombucha, Kimchi, Lassi, Kefir, or any kind of fermented vegetables, this club is open to individuals looking to learn about fermentation, those that are new to it, and those that are experts in it.  The group will participate in discussions, sharing

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Roger Tory Peterson President to speak at Nannen Arboretum

Flyer for RTP President talk at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us on Wednesday June 12, 2019, 6:00 at the Nannen Arboretum to hear Twan Leenders, President of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI), speak about the institute and their activities. Roger Tory Peterson, born in Jamestown NY in 1908, was respected worldwide as an ornithologist, artist, writer, and wildlife photographer.

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A Look at Glacial Impacts on Cattaraugus County

Glacial Impacts on Cattaraugus County
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We are very fortunate to live in a part of New York State that is filled with beautiful hills and valleys.  Have you ever given much thought to the glaciers which helped to create our natural scenery?   Whether you have or have not, here is an opportunity to learn more! 

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1st Annual Gowanda Film Festival

Stained Glass Window
Fri, 06/14/2019 - 6:30pm - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 8:00pm

Enjoy films from local filmmakers and vote for your favorite at the 1st Annual Gowanda Film Festival!  This two day event will showcase the entries of short films from local talent, being shown on the big screen at the Historic Hollywood Theater! 

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Seneca Nation of Indians President's Day- At the Cultural Center

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate current and past Seneca Nation Presidents at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Seneca Nation of Indians President's

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Randolph's 47th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival 2019

Weeden Park Randolph Arts and Crafts 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Being held at Weeden Park in 2019, Randolph’s 47th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 15th!  The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping!  Over 80 vendors will be participating!  Selling hand made arts and crafts! 

Some featured events are:

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Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run 2019

2019 Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 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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June StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

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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Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2019
Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 15th, 2019 – “Cattaraugus County Museum Day” to uncover exhibits that display our towns and villages Historic paths through time.  Learn local history and the ongoing stories of your community, the landscapes surrounding you, and the United States as a whole.  Feel the connection as you find your own

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2019 Olean General Hospital Auxiliary Strawberry Fest and Health Fair

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Join the fun at the Annual OGH Auxiliary Strawberry Festival (10 a.m.. - 6 p.m.) and Health Fair (10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.)!  Featuring: strawberry shortcakes, sausage sandwiches, popcorn, sloppy joes, nachos, hot dogs, texas hots, drinks, baked goods, craft items and entertainment!

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Freedom Motorsports Park Racing

Freedom Motorsports Park Racetrack
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Racing the 1/3 mile clay oval track in Delevan, NY continues.  New for 2019, a smaller schedule based on Super Late Models as a headline division has been developed based on the driver and fan support for the class.  

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Ellicottville Paddle Festival with Adventure Bound on the Fly

2019 Ellicottville Paddlefest
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come join the fun in the sun for this two day event. Saturday afternoon join Adventure Bound onthefly at Spruce Lake run for SUP and kayak paddling, music, food and fun. On Sunday morning come to our demo/paddle center 1 mile from the village of Ellicottville where we will have SUP's and Kayak's on hand for demo along with paddle clinics, seminars, SUP yoga and kids events.

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"Sarah Johnson, Runaway Slave" Presentation at Leon Historical Society

Sarah Johnson presentation at the Leon Historical Society
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join the Leon Historical Society as they present the life of Sarah Johnson, a Runaway Slave who found her home in Olean NY.  The presentation will be given by Della Moore, Director of the African American C

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Traditional Pottery Workshop

Pottery Flyer
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:30pm - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:00pm

Join in for a traditional pottery workshop on June 25th, 26th, and 27th from 5:30pm - 8pm with world renowned Traditional Pottery Artist Pete Jones. The event will be held at the new Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center Field Trip - A Look at Glacial Impacts on Cattaraugus County

Glacial Impacts on Cattaraugus County Field Trip
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Pfeiffer Nature Center is sponsoring a field trip to the western part of Cattaraugus County to examine unique glacier areas with nature guide, Tim Baird.  This field trip will involve a full day excursion via carpooling to visit some of the county’s land forms which were created by glaciers during the Wisconsin Glacial Episode.

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2019 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Come join in a 5K Run or 2 Mile Walk at Jamestown Community College in Olean from 4:30 to 8:30 on June 21!

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Cano-Klaes-Sutton Hinsdale House Investigation

Haunted Hinsdale Poster
Repeats every day until Sat Jun 29 2019 .
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat, 06/29/2019 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Brian J Cano, Dan Klaes and "Coyote" Chris Sutton, are returning to the Hinsdale House!

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Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm

Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm
Wed, 07/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fermented food and drinks contain beneficial bacteria that help balance our gut flora.  Whether you prefer Kombucha, Kimchi, Lassi, Kefir, or any kind of fermented vegetables, this club is open to individuals looking to learn about fermentation, those that are new to it, and those that are experts in it.  The group will participate in discussions, sharing

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Portville Heritage Day 2019

Portville Heritage Days 2018 Syd Evans
Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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. 

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Celebrate Salamanca Day!

Celebrate Salamanca Day
Sat, 07/13/2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Get ready for The 3rd Annual Celebrate Salamanca, July 13th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 5:00pm on Main Street in Salamanca. Horse drawn wagon rides with The Crosspatch, Native American crafts and dances.

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Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm

Fermentation Club at Canticle Farm
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Fermented food and drinks contain beneficial bacteria that help balance our gut flora.  Whether you prefer Kombucha, Kimchi, Lassi, Kefir, or any kind of fermented vegetables, this club is open to individuals looking to learn about fermentation, those that are new to it, and those that are experts in it.  The group will participate in discussions, sharing

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August StrOlean

Strolean August 2019
Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

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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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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Brushes & Brews with Tri-County Arts Council and Four Mile Brewing

Brushes & Brews at Four Mile Brewing
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join artist Samila Sosic for the paint nights of 2019!  This one will be held at Four Mile Brewing in Olean.  Scene you will be painting is called "Harvest Time".  She will take you from your first dip of the brush to the finishing touches in creating your very own masterpiece.  Bring a group of frien

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Hinsdale Haunted Campout 3

Hinsdale Haunted Campout 3
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 6:00pm - Sun, 09/01/2019 - 10:00am

Join Para Expeditions and special guests for a night of high strangeness at the haunted Hinsdale House.

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Spring 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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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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