Spring

Spring time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Spring Events

Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding.  Come join us for 90 minutes of fun and instruction. This class is designed for the first time SUP paddler but also can be a great class to improve your basic paddling and manuevering skills.

We will cover:
BASIC SUP STROKES:
Forward Stroke (aka J-stroke)
Reverse Stroke
Sweep Stroke
Reverse Sweep Stroke

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Historic Instrument Talk with the African American Center for Cultural Development

African American Center for Cultural Dev benefit talk with Isaac Spaeth
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Event to benefit the Frican American Center for Cultural Development!  Join The Center along with Mark Jones and Isaac Spaeth as they host a Historic Instrument Talk.  This will feature the musical history of Buffalo and instrument restoration.  Isaac Spaeth is the owner of WindWorks in Olea

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2018 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 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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Weekly Stock Car Racing at Freedom Motorsports Park

Freedom Motorsports Park in Delevan
Repeats every week until Fri Jun 29 2018 .
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Here is the upcoming racing schedule for Freedom Motorsports Park, in Delevan, NY, which is a multiple use motorsports facility which includes a 1/3 mile dirt oval, two motocross tracks, and a TT Course for ATV’s.  Weekly stock car racing is on Friday nights at 7:30pm, May through Se

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Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Intro to Stand Up Paddleboard Classes Ellicottville
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding.  Come join us for 90 minutes of fun and instruction. This class is designed for the first time SUP paddler but also can be a great class to improve your basic paddling and manuevering skills.

We will cover:
BASIC SUP STROKES:
Forward Stroke (aka J-stroke)
Reverse Stroke
Sweep Stroke
Reverse Sweep Stroke

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Saturday Activities at Griffis Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park Saturday activities schedule
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Aug 25 2018 .
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Griffis Sculpture Park will host free outdoor activities every Saturday at noon starting in June.

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Zoomtool Camp at SBU

Zoomtool Camp for kids at St. Bonaventure University
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 9:00am - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00pm

Mathematicians, artists, and architects are finding out what kids already know: creating, discovering, and deepening your understanding of the universe with Zometool is FUN! Zometool is a powerful construction system that allows the integration of art, math, science, engineering, and play.

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Lacto-Fermented Radishes at Canticle Farm

Lacto-Fermented Radishes at Canticle Farm
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn the benefits of fermented food. In this class you will learn how to ferment Radishes. The class is $20 and space is limited.  Cost includes radishes, mason jar, recipe and instruction.  To sign up please email education [at] canticlefarm [dot] org.

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"Oh What A Night!" at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Oh What A Night Tour at Seneca Allegany Casino
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

OH WHAT A NIGHT! is an exciting musical revue show which features songs such as, Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, My Eyes Adored You, Let Hang On and Who Loves You along with many more hits from the dynamic songbook of those boys from Jersey, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.  OH WHA

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Summer at the Stone House: World War I

2018 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues with a talk on the topic of World War I given by St. Bonaventure history professor and department chair Phillip Payne.

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

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"Broadway Serenade" at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Broadway Serenade at Ray Evans Seneca Theater
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 2:00pm

The CCLAA presents a "Broadway Serenade" Friday and Saturday, June 29 & 30 at 7:30pm and Sunday, July 1 at 2pm. This show will feature some of the area's most talented performers, with songs from some of Broadway's biggest hits and tunes representing the past, present, and future of musicals at the Ray Evans Theater!  Tickets are $12 at the door! 

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Bear Run ATV Park Dice Run

Woods at Bear Creek June Dice Run 2018
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting their second Dice Run of the season on June 30th.

It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out of the garage to ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek.

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Juneteenth Festival with the African American Center for Cultural Development

Juneteenth Celebration in Olean 2018
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Backpacking Adventure Series with Allegany State Park
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park, known as the “Wilderness Playground of Western New York” is one such place where adventure abounds. With 65,000 acres of pristine forests, miles of trails, serene lakes and natural beauty, it’s hard not to find an activity to enjoy.

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Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound onthefly
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Fly Fishing 101!  Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages.

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Celebrate Salamanca Day!

Celebrate Salamanca Day
Celebrate Salamanca Day 2018
Celebrate Salamanca Day 2018
Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Get ready for The 2nd Annual Celebrate Salamanca, July 7, 2018 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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Summer at the Stone House: Traditional Folk Music of NY Volume II

2018 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues with a program of local and regional folk music performed by Buffalo-based musician Dave Ruch. This is Dave's third summer participating in our series, and he always gives a fantastic program.

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Portville Heritage Day 2018

Portville Heritage Days 2018 Syd Evans
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 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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Historic Chestnut Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Historic Chestnut Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Historic Chestnut Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Historic Chestnut Cabin Open House at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us for our annual Chestnut Cabin open house.  The American Chestnut cabin, which is listed on the state and national register of historic places, is a very well preserved specimen of rustic style whose basic integrity has remained unchanged since its 1939/1940 construction.  The cabin is a true gem of the Lillibridge preserve and an indoor exploration is not to be missed!&nb

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Wild about Nature with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Wild about Nature Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

If you joined us recently on a bird walk, you know firsthand the beauty of the Eshelman property.  Let us continue to explore Eshelman’s many natural treasures as we meander through the fields and woods with naturalist Barb Busack.  This guided stroll is bound to please all outdoor enthusiasts. 

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Summer at the Stone House: Renaissance Man of Randolph

2018 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

In the next installment of the Summer at the Stone House series, James Huntington will give a talk on the life of his grandfather, Charles Huntington. Charles may be best known as the creator of the mound builder figures that have been a popular attraction at teh museum for many years, but that is only part of his contribution to local history.

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Summer at the Stone House: The African American Center for Cultural Development

2018 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 08/09/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Della Moore will be on hand to discuss Olean's African American Center for Cultural Development at its history and significance to our area. Della is a wonderful speaker, so be sure not to miss this one!

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

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August StrOlean

Strolean August 2018
Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm

With the dust now settled construction to North Union Street, 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.&nbsp

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Summer at the Stone House: Music of the World Wars

2018 Summer at the Stone House
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum's Summer at the Stone House event series will wrap up is schedule of programming for 2018 with a performance by crowd favorite Allen Hopkins. Hopkins, a Rochester-bsed musician, has been a part of our series for many years now and always gives a fantastic program.

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2018 Fall Classic Horse Show Sponsored by Cattaraugus County 4-H

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 7:00pm - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:00pm

Come support the Cattaraugus County 4-H Horse Program at the 2018 Bonanza Horse Show. Friday events start at 7 pm with Gymkhana classes. Sat morning preformance classes to start at 9 am. Sat evening Gymkhana starts at 6pm. Sunday morning preformance classes start at 9 am. This is the 3rd of a 3 show series to support the Cattaraugus County 4-H Horse program.

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Spring Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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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