Art Roscoe Trails 

Allegany State Park 

The park offers 18 hiking trails, 3 of which have been developed as self-guided nature trails. Or bike along miles of paved trails. (716) 945-0523.


Story Hour at Griffis Hill Gardens, Griffis Sculpture Park, Every 2nd Sunday at 11am and 3pm

A storytelling series for youth and families in a magical landscaped environment.

Free. Register at


July 3

Fireworks at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3 by inviting the public to bring their lawn chairs to Quaker Beach for an evening of food, fireworks and fun.


July 4

City of Olean’s Fireworks 

Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 4:00 PM.


July 4-7

2013 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo


July 5

2013 Freedom Daze 

Demolition Derby at Little Valley Speedway

Fireworks immediately following


July 5

Ellicottville’s ‘Mountain of Laughs… a HILL-arious Event’

Spectator seating is on the slopes of Holiday Valley. Comedian Tammy Pescatelli will be headliner.

July 5- July 7

Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival Musical performances outdoors on the slopes of Holiday Valley. Pet Parade, Strawberry Festival, Arts & Crafts Show, Art in the Garden


July 6-7

South Dayton Fire Dept. Annual Tractor Pull

South Dayton Fireman’s Grounds.

716-988-3688 or 988-5017


July 9

Drum Circle

Join Steve Bell for a weekly drum circle 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  at Fiddler’s Green, 51 North Buffalo Street, Springville.


July 10

Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 

7:00 PM – 7:40 PM “Playing with Clay Pots” U7:45 PM – 8:30 PM “Cut Flowers”


July 11

Gazebo Series Opening Night

Thursdays through August 15, 7-9 pm.


July 12

Rock the Park at Allegany State Park

Pack your camp chair and bring your friends and family to Red House Beach for an evening of free live music. 716-354-9121


July 13

Give The Dog A Bone Tour to Benefit the Cattaraugus County SPCA

July 13

Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Pfeiffer/Portville Heritage Walk

12:00pm – 2:00pm


July 13 

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy “Spirited Away” playing at the main stage at dusk.


July 11-13

2013 H.O.G. Rally

Ellicottville has been chosen as the destination for the 2013 New York State H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) Rally.  Open to all motorcycling enthusiasts, but caters to those of the Harley-Davidson persuasion.


July 13-14

S.T.A.R.S. 36th Annual Rally and Airshow

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport. 5420 Hatch Hill Road, Ischua.

Sat 10 -5 pm,  Sun 10 – 3 pm.



July 17

Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 

7:00 PM – 7:40 PM “Garlic Growing and Everyday Uses”

7:45 PM – 8:30 PM

“Raised Beds and

Square Foot Gardening


July 19

Finnegan’s Wake Irish Theatre Music and Irish Pub Music

7:00 – Gin Mill


July 19

Great Wellsville Balloon Rally

July 20-21

2013 Americana Folk Art Fair – Ellicottville

378-0916 or 699-4062


July 20

The Chuck Wagon Supper Show at the Crosspatch

Come experience a bit of real western hospitality on a working horse ranch, with family entertainment. Reservations required: 716-938-6313

or 716-361-6849


July 24

Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 

7:00 PM – 7:40 PM “Foraging for Edibles in the Arboretum”

7:45 PM – 8:30 PM

“Poisonous Plants”


July 26-28 

Ellicottville’s 2013 Unique Jazz and Blues Weekend


July 27 

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy  “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” playing at the main stage at dusk.


July 28

Taste of Olean

11 AM – 5 PM on the campus of JCC-Olean.



July 29- August 4 

Cattaraugus County Fair 

Animals, rides, food and more in  Little Valley



July 31

Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 

7:00 PM – 7:40 PM “Invasive Perennials”

7:45 PM – 8:30 PM

“Healthy Body, Healthy Garden”


August 1-4

Lucy-Desi Days – Lucille Ball’s 101th birthday

Jamestown puts on its Groucho glasses & cranks out the comedy in celebration of Lucille Ball’s 101th birthday.  877-582-9326


August 7

Workshops at Nannen Arboretem 

“Sustainability for the Home Garden