Summer time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
Welcome to the perfect kick off to the 2021 season. These fast, friendly races are perfect sharpeners to test your fitness and get your blood pumping for the summer months ahead.
Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet! You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.
Olean Rec Center's second annual "Springs A Rollin' In!" Arts and Craft Show. Saturday, May 1, 10:00am - 4:00pm. Come help the City of Olean purchase more equipment for area youth programs. 60 vendors featuring home and outdoor decor, jewelry, wooden objects and specialty items. Caricature artist, Eric Jones, will be available from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
Free admission, food and fun!
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.
Happy Mother’s Day! Family fun 2 hour round trip to South Dayton, NY and return. 30-minute layover in the village of South Dayton. Relaxing ride, pizza, baked goods, gifts, & more!
Happy Mother's Day! Join us and our special guest, Liberty Winery on a 2 hour round trip to South Dayton, NY and return. Bring all your friends and family as we travel to our destination sipping on some fine wine.
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!
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.
The Summer at the Stone House event series starts out the year 2021 with Vince Martonis and Identifying Glass Bottles! He will be discussing how to identify old glass bottles. We have all seen them, but now you can get some tips on how to identify where and what they once were!
Join us for our newest celebration of all red heads! A weekend of different fun and safe activities throughout the village to celebrate you!!
The Holiday Valley Mudslide is a mudrun that's really, really FUN. Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are lots of obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks! There are 3.5 mile and 5.4 mile options and 15 obstacles with the start at Spruce Lake on top of the mountain.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 24th! David Ruch, musician and performer, will be presenting on the Music of Buffalo's Waterfront.
Summers in Ellicottville have been taken to another level with everything that is going on in the village, and Thursdays are no different. This year we have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will make sure the air is full of music and fun with the annual Gazebo Series.
We are hopeful for Summer Music Festival 2021, although it may look different. Visit the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce website for updates!
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 8th with "A Cattaraugus County Bed Turning!" Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser will be giving the presentation. A bed turning is where quilters typically gather in a bedroom to watch other quilt makers peel back layers of their exquisite fabrics while telling of t
The Classic features corporate and community teams playing for bragging rights and the traveling trophy. This scramble format golf tourney features a 2 putt rule, no handicaps, no mulligans and a putting contest.
For tickets and more information, please call 716-372-4433.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 22nd with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY- Folklore and Ghost Stories of the Cattaraugus Region."
We are hopeful for Jazz & Blues Weekend 2021, although it may look different. Stay tuned for more information!
If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love. The Taste of Olean will be held on July 25th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 72nd Annual Art in the Park and the 31st Annual Taste of Olean.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 12th! Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting "Patriotic Songs." He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary.
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on their new dates of June 4th-6th
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 26th with Kelly Lounsberry! He will be doing a presentation on "The Oil and Gas Industry in WNY." Kelly is the chairman of the Bolivar Pioneer Oil Museum Committee.
Made up of cast members from the national tour of the hit musical, BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY THAT’LL BE THE DAY gives a fresh take on the catalog of Buddy Holly & The Crickets, featuring all of the band’s hits such as “That’ll Be the Day”, “Peggy Sue”, “Maybe Baby”, “Rave On”, and “Everyday” to name a few.
Join the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 for the Allegheny River Running Fest in Olean, NY. The Allegheny River Running Fest features two races: a 10K and Half Marathon. Both will start and finish at War Veterans Park in Olean.
Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of October to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley. Tickets are $10 per person, kids 6 and under are free.
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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