Spring

Spring time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Spring Events

Cancelled!- 9th Annual Colton RV Show at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

inside a new RV
Thu, 03/26/2020 - 1:00pm - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 5:00pm

Postponed!

See America. Start Here.

Don’t miss the area’s largest collection of recreational vehicles and accessories.

Admission is Free!

Thursday, March 26 |  1 PM – 9 PM

Friday, March 27 | 10 AM – 9 PM

Saturday, March 28 | 10 AM – 9 PM

Sunday, March 29 | 10 AM – 5 PM

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Cancelled- Friends of Good Music presents Invoke String Quartet

Friends of Good Music presents Invoke String Quartet
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The seventh performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Invoke String Quartet.  They were the winner of the 2018 Concert Artists' Guild International Competition. 

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Cancelled- Annual WNY Maple Weekends 2020

Maple Weekends in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 4:00pm

What better way to spend a day with family and friends at that at the 25th Annual Maple Weekend™ on March 21-22 and March 28-29, 2020 from 10am-4pm each day presented by the New York State Maple Producers Association. 

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Cancelled- Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming Party 2020

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The zaniest of all spring events, Pond Skimming on March 28th challenges skiers and snowboarders to try to skim across an ice water filled pond at the bottom of Yodeler. Some will make it all the way across, but many end up getting very wet (and cold!). Prizes are awarded for the best skimmer, the best costume, the best kid and of course the most spectacular splash.

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Trout Season Opens!

Trout Season in Cattaraugus County
Wed, 04/01/2020 - 12:00am - 11:00pm

Trout Season opens in our area on April 1st!  The Enchanted Mountains provides some of the best Steelhead fishing opportunities in the Cattaraugus Creek.  No matter if you're an avid angler or simply a fairweather fisherman (or woman) we have a place where you will surely be hooked! Don't have your license?

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Cancelled- Monarchs, an Iconic Messenger - Pfeiffer Nature Center

David O'Donnell
Sat, 04/04/2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Monarch butterflies have started an environmental movement across the country. No other species has ignited such a passion to promote its conservation and sustainability as the majestic Monarch. Learn more

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Postponed! - 2020 Farmer-Neighbor Dinner -

FN Dinner image
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This event is postponed! Check back for more details. No date has been set at this point.

 

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Ellicottville Bicentennial Celebration 2020 - Town Birthday

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Ellicottville is turning 200!  To celebrate their Bicentennial, the Historical Society and Museum, and local establishments have planned the following events!  Follow the Historical Society on Facebook for fun facts, photos and more!

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Dyngus Day Celebration in Olean

Olean's Dyngus Day Celebration
Mon, 04/13/2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The coming of Easter means the end of Lent.  Polish tradition celebrates the day after Easter as well, called "Dyngus Day". Dyngus Day celebration is held by the Pulaski Club of Olean, located at 1104 N.

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Cancelled- Friends of Good Music presents Philip Edward Fisher

Friends of Good Music presents pianist Philip Edward Fisher
Fri, 04/17/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The eighth performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Philip Edward Fisher and his piano recital: "Beethoven at 250". 

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Postponed- Pfeiffer Fido Easter Egg Hunt for Doggies

Easter Beagle at Pfeiffer
Sat, 04/18/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Has Easter Egg hunting gone to the dogs? Well, it has at Pfeiffer Nature Center! Join in for the second year of Easter Egg hunting for dogs at the Lillibridge property.

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Postponed! - National Poetry Month: Contributions of Black Americans

Sun, 04/19/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

2020 Greater Olean Area Home Show

Greater Olean Home Show 2019
Fri, 04/24/2020 - 5:00pm - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 4:00pm

The Greater Olean Home Show is where to go for the latest in products and services for your home! Each year, in one location, business experts gather with everything from kitchen and bath appliances to windows and siding.  Hundreds of homeowners will walk through the doors of William O.

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Cancelled- 58th WNY Maple Festival -2020

Photo from past WNY Maple Festival in Franklinville, NY
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 7:30am - Sun, 04/26/2020 - 4:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! Experience two days of maple bliss in Franklinville NY with all day long festivities

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Postponed! - Spring Along the Amish Trail

Along the Amish Trail
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

On April 25th participating businesses along the Amish Trail invite you to a “Sneak Peek” preview Open House to introduce the many unique things to see and foods to enjoy while visiting the Amish Trail.

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Postponed! - Tri-County Arts Council's Celebration of the Arts

Sat, 04/25/2020 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join Tri-County Arts on Saturday, April 25th at the Woodside Tavern on the Range for their annual Celebration of the Arts! The night will include a three course meal, open bar, live music by Sticktights, various raffles and silent auctions, a wine and whiskey pull and the presentations of the 2020 Arts and Cultural Awards.

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St. Patrick's Day Party and Raffle -Rescheduled

St. Patrick's Day Party Poster
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Archbishop Walsh Academy and the Walsh Sports Boosters Club will host their annual St. Patrick’s Day Party and Raffle on Saturday, March 21st from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Archbishop Walsh, 208 North 24th Street. Tickets on sale now!

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Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton

Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton
Fri, 05/01/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The final performance of the 2019-2020 Concert Series, presented by Friends of Good Music and held at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, is Kenneth Overton, a baritone singer, accompanied by Kevin Miller on piano. 

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Tue, 05/05/2020 - 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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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Witness For the Prosecution"

Poster for OTW's Witness for the Prosecution
Thu, 05/07/2020 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/10/2020 - 4:00pm

The last production of Olean Theatre Workshop's season is Agatha Christie's “Witness for the Prosecution,” based on Christie's own short story of the same name. It is a courtroom drama involving the murder of an older, wealthy woman by a younger man. As with anything Christie, the story will leave one guessing until the very end. This is sure to be the talk of the town.

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2020 Happy Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

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Ghost Hunter University at the Hinsdale House

Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Ghost Hunter University was the first interactive paranormal event and still is the best! Join the cast of the hit series, "The Ghost Box Chronicles," psychic mediums and paranormal investigators: Chris Moon, Dee Garcia, Paulette "Mamma" Moon and Dennis "Poppa" Moon for an event that you will never forget!

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"Mother of All Tours" at the Cultural Center

Learning about Women at the Cultural Center
Sun, 05/10/2020 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate Mothers at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center all day on Mother's Day. The Seneca are a matrilineal society so taking Mom to see the new Cultural Center is the perfect way to celebrate her. There will be a special tour of influential women in Iroquois history. 

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2020

garage sale
Sat, 05/16/2020 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have scheduled the Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 16th, from 9 AM until 4 PM. The Chamber is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements, and garages and start sorting and cleaning.

For more information on the garage sale, please contact the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce at 716-372-4433.

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Cookout with the AACCD at Tops

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Enjoy a sample of American cuisine with the African American Center for Cultural Development (AACCD). Members of the AACCD will be set up at Tops to offer visitors delightful and tasty treats! There will be a charge for the food, but the menu is sure to entice with Philly Cheese Steaks, hot dogs, hamburgs and more!

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A look at Black Americans in the history of Cinema

Hattie McDaniel from "Gone with the Wind"
Sat, 05/23/2020 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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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Leon's Annual Memorial Day Parade

Leon NY Memorial Day Parade
Mon, 05/25/2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

From "Soldier to Pioneer"!  The public is welcome to line up for the parade and cheer for the local floats and marching band!

Information on the Museum can be found on their website or Facebook page. 

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2020 Amish Relief Auction

Amish Made Quilts
Sat, 05/30/2020 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Experience a special day of Amish life in the country, with this auction full of Amish made furniture, tables, chairs, rockers, clocks, quilts, rugs, wall hangings, many handmade items, animals, outdoor items, farm equipment, gift certificates and much more!

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Olean Area Sports, Recreation, & Fitness Expo

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Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:00am - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 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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June StrOlean

Strolean June 2020
Fri, 06/05/2020 - 12:00pm - 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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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 06/06/2020 - 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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2020 Allegany Garden Festival

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/06/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. They are hosting their 5h annual Allegany Garden Club event on June 6th, 2020. They bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.

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The Rhythm of Jazz: Black Americans Contributions

Billie Holiday
Fri, 06/19/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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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2020 Cattaraugus County Museum Day

Cattaraugus County Museum Day 2020
Sat, 06/20/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the many museums scattered throughout Cattaraugus County on June 20th, 2020– “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.

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2020 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 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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Portville Heritage Day 2020

Portville Heritage Days 2018 Syd Evans
Sat, 07/11/2020 - 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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August StrOlean

Strolean August 2019
Sat, 08/15/2020 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

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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Big & Rich at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Big & Rich
Sat, 08/15/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Big & Rich are America’s Technicolor cowboys. This Country Music Duo has been one of the most relatable and musically relevant acts since exploding onto the scene in 2003. With 2004’s triple-platinum “Horse of a Different Color,” they tapped into a wide spectrum of popular music to produce an instantly recognizable sound.

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Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Sat, 10/03/2020 - 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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Spring 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!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Private Ski Resort in North America

HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.

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