Winter

Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

Cross Country Ski Clinic at Allegany State Park

Cross Country Ski Tours at Allegany State Park
Repeats every day on January, February every Friday until Fri Feb 28 2020 except Fri Jan 31 2020.
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Cross Country Ski Tours - Join the Allegany State Park Environmental Education Department select Friday mornings throughout winter at 10:30 AM!  What better way to start the new year than to try a new sport?

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Ellicottville's Winter Blues Weekend 2020

Winter Blues in Ellicottville Singer
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 7:00pm - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 11:30pm

The  Village of Ellicottville heats up January 17-18 during Winter Blues Weekend.  Old Man Winter got you down? Ready to come out of hibernation to hear some great music? Ellicottville's many area venues and establishments will have some of the hottest blues musicians to help you climb out of that January funk.

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Adventures on the Big Blue Marble with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Jaguar - Pfeiffer Nature Center presentation
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

The differences between Belize City, Belize and Churchill, Canada are striking and numerous.  One city is located in a tropical rainforest while the other exists in a subarctic climate.  It is what they have in common however, that is the focus of this presentation.  Both communities rely very heavily on eco-tourism to support their economies and their conservation efforts. 

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Free Movie Saturday at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater

Ray Evans Theater
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

On Saturday, January 18th enjoy a free movie being shown at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater!  At 1pm, Abominable will be showing.

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Antique Appraisal Day at the Fannie E. Bartlett House

Antique Appraisal Flyer for Bartlett House
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Check out your attic, your basement or your old storage room and grab some of your items to be appraised at the Fannie E.

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Tyler Calkins to perform at Allegany State Park
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Take a break from the winter weather and spend a relaxing evening in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday, January 18th for a “By the Fireside” series concert. This month’s featured performance is by Tyler Calkins.

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Working Man's Dead at Holimont

Working Man's Dead at Holimont Poster
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Come see the area’s best Grateful Dead cover band in a setting like no other. The rustic chalet at HoliMont SKi Club will make the perfect backdrop for all you spinning hippies.  Raffle to win a sweet pair of Grateful Dead skis from Atomic and the City Garage ski shop.  Tickets cost $20 and are available on the Holimont website.

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Moore's Pancake House is open Sundays

Moore's Maple Shack open in 2020
Repeats every week every Sunday until Mon Feb 24 2020 .
Sun, 01/05/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/12/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 01/26/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 02/02/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 02/09/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 02/16/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

It's that time of year when Moore's open their Pancake House and offers all-you-can-eat hot buttermilk pancakes and fresh maple syrup!  Their pancake house is adorned with family antiques ranging from an old oxen yoke to a 1910 wedding dress! 

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park
Repeats every day on January, February, March every Tuesday until Tue Mar 17 2020 .
Tue, 01/07/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/04/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/18/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/25/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/03/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/17/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - 4:30 PM- Join us every Tuesday evening at 4:30 PM for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 7th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks (snow dependent) or hikes if there is not enough snow. Witness a breathtaking winter sunset at Stone Tower, visit a secret beaver pond or hike along a creek.

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Friends of Good Music presents Slavic Soul Party

Friends of Good Music presents Slavic Soul Party
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The fifth 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 sure to get you moving and up out of your seats.  Welcome Slavic Soul Party!

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Chaka Khan at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Chaka Khan at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 01/25/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chaka Khan is a bona fide music superstar, and one of the most gifted and celebrated musicians in the world. With 22 albums, ten Number One songs, and ten Grammy Awards, she has been creating timeless music for more than 40 years, bringing together the sounds of R&B, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Country and world music into an all-world, one-of-a-kind musical presence.

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Holiday Valley's Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic

Skiers at Holiday Valley
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 8:00am - Fri, 01/31/2020 - 4:00pm

Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the 7th annual "Your Turn" women's clinic on Thursday and Friday, January 30 and 31, 2020 led by Lisa Densmore Ballard, a widely acclaimed coach, instructor and ski racer and assisted by several of Holiday Valley's finest women instructors.

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Southern Tier Symphony's: Series II "Engage"

Southern Tier Symphony Logo
Sat, 02/01/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for their upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put them on your calendar!  Season 17 is titled "The Magic of Music" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

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Mountain Ski Fest at Holiday Valley 2020

Holiday Valley's Mountain Ski Fest 2019
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Mountain Ski Fest is a day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders (age 21+) on Friday, February 7th, 2020 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Ski Fest includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.

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Fat Bike Fun Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Ride at Allegany State Park
Fri, 02/07/2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Allegany State Park Environmental Education and Recreation Department and the Western New York Mountain Bike Association (WNYMBA), are excited about hosting another year of Fun Fat Bike Rides on various Fridays of the winter months.  Group will meet at 6:30 PM with the ride starting at 7:00 PM.

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ABBA: The Concert at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

ABBA tribute band poster
Sat, 02/08/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The audience and press all agree – “This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA: The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life. Now you can see them live at Seneca Allegany Event Center. Performing together for more than a decade, the group continues to be the top ABBA tribute in the world.

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Bringing Nature Home with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Book Cover for Pfeiffer Nature Center Program
Thu, 02/13/2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

We humans are always being told “You are what you eat”.  Simple enough, right?  To be healthy you must eat healthy.  The thing is, humans have been able to create or manufacture foods which are super tasty but unfortunately not always good for us. 

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Olean Theatre Workshop presents "The Matchmaker"

Matchmaker poster
Thu, 02/13/2020 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 4:00pm

The New Year of 2020 brings to the stage “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder. The famous and beloved musical “Hello Dolly” was based on this play. It is about the matchmaker, Dolly Levi, who likes to arrange things. It will add some levity to the cold of winter.

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By the Fireside Series at Allegany State Park

Kody & Herren to perform at Allegany State Park
Sat, 02/15/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

As winter keeps on wintering, take a moment to make your season a little brighter by spending a relaxing evening in the lobby of the Red House Administration Building in Allegany State Park. Join us on Saturday February 15th for “By the Fireside.”

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Hinsdale Overnight Lockdown with Para Expeditions at the Hinsdale House

Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 02/15/2020 - 8:00pm - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:00am

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

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M.E.L.T.S. Winter Camps at Challenger Learning Center

Winter Camp Poster at Challenger Learning Center
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 9:00am - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 3:00pm

Designed for kids in Kindergarten to 3rd grade, the DR Challenger Learning Center is offering Winter Camps!  Each day offers a different experience (see below), and your kid can choose one day or more to attend!  Cost is $45 per day with a discount offered after 3 or more days.  All 5 days is discounted to $195.  Each day will run from 9am

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Seneca Allegany Casino presents AMSOIL Snocross National Series 2020

Racer Tim Tremblay courtesy of AMSOIL at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00pm - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 11:00pm

The twists, turns, thrills, and high speeds in the snow returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Feb.

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Olean Community Theatre presents "High School Musical"

High School Musical Poster
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 7:30pm - Sun, 02/23/2020 - 4:00pm

Olean Community Theatre presents "High School Musical" in its 41st Season!  High School Musical is a story about two high school juniors from rival cliques - captain of the basketball team, and a shy transfer student who excels in mathematics and science.

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Ellicottville's Winter Music Jam

winter music jam logo
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 8:00pm - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 11:30pm

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce another year of their music festival, Winter Music Jam. No other community can boast 16 musical acts in a four-block footprint in only two days.  If you’re here for winter sports or just looking for a great weekend of shopping, dining, and entertainment, Ellicottville is the place to be.

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Fat Bike Race at Holimont

Fat Bike Race at Holimont
Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come to the 2nd Annual FrostyCX Fatbike race at HoliMont February 23, 2020.  You can race or watch as a spectator!

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The Power of Native Plants with Pfeiffer Nature Center

Flower and Butterfly to promote Pfeiffer Event
Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:30am - 11:30am

"When a flower isn’t just a flower: Have you ever felt powerless to make positive ecological change? Have you ever thought about how powerful our native plants can be?  Anyone with a yard or even a small outdoor space can make a huge impact by planting native species!

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Hinsdale Bicentennial - a whole year of events

Hinsdale Historical Society Museum
Sat, 02/22/2020 - 5:00pm - Sat, 12/19/2020 - 7:00pm

Friends of Good Music presents Duo Jalal viola - percussion

Friends of Good Music presents Duo Jalal
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The sixth 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 Duo Jalal viola - percussion. 

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Tea and Conversation with Mrs. Sarah Johnson

Mrs. Sarah Johnson Presentation
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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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Holiday Valley's Telestock Day 2020

Holiday Valley Lodge at Night
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A day of peace, love and telemark skiing at the Yodeler champagne Sundeck. Free tele demos. Brought to you by the City Garage, Dom’s Butcher Block, 22 designs, Scarpa, Telemark Skier, Free Heel Life, Fly Low. Special lift ticket rates for participants.

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Holiday Valley's 2020 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/29/2020 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 29, 2020. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope. Here's a schedule of events...

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2020 Sportsman Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/29/2020 - 9:00am - Sun, 03/01/2020 - 4:00pm

Everyone's favorite Sportsman Show is back!

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Strictly Hip at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Historic Photo of the Hollywood Theater
Sat, 02/29/2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the Date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater.  The Strictly Hip will perform on February 29th!  Tickets will be $15 General Admission and available at door.  Tickets are also on sale at the following locations:
Honk's Grape and Grain
Jesse's Home & Gifts

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Fat Bike Fun Ride at Allegany State Park

Fat Bike Ride at Allegany State Park
Fri, 03/13/2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Allegany State Park Environmental Education and Recreation Department and the Western New York Mountain Bike Association (WNYMBA), are excited about hosting another year of Fun Fat Bike Rides on various Fridays of the winter months.  Group will meet at 6:30 PM with the ride starting at 7:00 PM.

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Ellicottville Bicentennial Celebration 2020

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 12:00pm - Sun, 03/15/2020 - 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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Aaron Lewis at The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Aaron Lewis at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Sat, 03/14/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Aaron Lewis is bringing his "Acoustic Songs & Stories" show to the Seneca Allegany Event Center indoor stage on March 14th, 2020!  Aaron Lewis is one of the most compelling performers and story tellers in music today. 

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival and Ellicottville Mardi Gras Parade

Ellicottville's Mardi Gras Parade 2019
Sat, 03/14/2020 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/15/2020 - 8:00pm

Is there a better way to start bringing the winter fun to a close in Ellicottville than Winter Carnival Weekend? We can’t think of anything either! Head to their part of the Enchanted Mountains March 14th-15th to be a part of the festivities and fun!

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Women of Song: Contributions of Black Women

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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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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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Euchre Tournament to benefit the AACCD

Euchre Tournament to benefit the African American Center in Olean
Fri, 05/01/2020 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Good cards for a good cause with a euchre tournament on Friday May 1st!  Raymour & Flanigan.

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Southern Tier Symphony's: Series III "Amaze"

Southern Tier Symphony Logo
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Symphony is happy to announce the dates for their upcoming season! More details on each series will be listed soon. Don't forget to put them on your calendar!  Season 17 is titled "The Magic of Music" and each series will bring a sense of that to the audience. 

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Conversation with Black American Veterans

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2020

Kids on float
Fri, 11/27/2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join Santa and Mrs.

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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2020

Visit with Santa
Repeats every week until Wed Dec 09 2020 .
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed, 12/09/2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park.  Despite being so busy this time of year, Santa will available for kids to visit with on December 2nd and December 9th from 6-8pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors. 

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Kwanzaa "First Fruits" Celebration

Kwanzaa Celebration in Olean
Sat, 12/26/2020 - 10:00am - Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:00am

Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture held from December 26 to January 1, culminating in gift-giving and a feast of faith.&

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Winter 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

City on Tribal Territory

Salamanca, NY is the only city in America that is almost totally located on Tribal Territory.

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