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Allegany Co. Tourism & Culture
Ph: (800) 836-1869
Ph: (585) 268-5500
E: tourism@alleganyco.com
Web: discoveralleganycounty.com

 

Allegany Co. Chamber of Commerce
Ph: (585) 268-5500 x 5425
E: ghanchett@alleganychamber.com
Web: alleganychamber.org

 

Allegany Co. Government
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Crossroads Conference Center
Route 19 (north of exit 30, I-86)
Belmont, NY 14813

 

      

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Listen to a Radio Interview Describing Exciting Activities in Allegany County, NY in June 2014
Listen to a Radio Interview Describing Exciting Activities in Allegany County, NY in June 2014
Radio interview with Gretchen Hanchett, Allegany County Tourism Director discussing the exciting events and activities for the month of June.

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Spectacular Scenery and Abundant Wildlife

Allegany County is mostly rural countryside interspersed with charming and unique villages and hamlets set amidst a stunning landscape of rolling hills, deep valleys, and picturesque streams all connected to the historic Genesee River. Dense state and county forest lands and open fields beckon those who wish to experience the outdoors which showcases our spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.

A Wide Variety of Exciting Activities

Nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, Allegany County offers a wide variety of activities appealing to all visitors. We have a relaxed, unhurried way of life with a full menu of seasonal activities including hunting and fishing, fairs, holiday celebrations, outdoor sports, and special interest events such as a Trout Derby, an Artisans Tour, a Hot Air Balloon Rally, Heritage Days, and a Garlic  Festival to name a few. Accommodations for visitors include a wide range of choices including motels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and rental cabins.

Large and small game hunting, fishing, hiking, back-packing, skiing, birding, photography, canoeing and swimming can all be enjoyed in the wonderful outdoors of Allegany County. For others, we have a full range of cultural activities, shopping, dining and sightseeing. Enjoy the special ambiance of small towns and the welcoming spirit of friendly people.

Click here to see the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce events calendar by month.

 

Upcoming Events

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Bolivar Fire Dept. Bolivar, NY (map)
106th Annual Convention of the Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen July 30, 2014 to August 2, 2014 Hosted by the Bolivar Fire Department http://bolivarfiredept.webs.com/ Bolivar Fire Department Facebook Page Theme for this Year's Convention Board Games Housing    Microtel Inn and Suites  30 W. Dyke St., Bolivar NY 14895 585-593-3449    25 rooms have been blocked off until July 1, 2014 for the convention. To get the lower rate you must tell    them you are with the convention.      14 Miles from Bolivar             Wednesday July 30 and Thursday July 31         Friday August 1 and Saturday August 2                 Single Room   71.99         &nbs...
Park Circle, Angelica, NY (map)
Portrayal of Revolutionary soldier & pioneer settler Moses Van Campen. Memorabilia exhibit. Roque (croquet) tournament. Live music. Theme basket auction. Art-craft-antique market. Old-time machinery. Displays & demonstrations. Wagon rides thru Historic District.. Chicken BBQ-Sunday. Much more. FREE. 45th Annual Event Angelica Booster Citizens Inc., P.O. Box 173, Angelica, NY 14709 Information (including market vendors) 585-466-7930 info@angelicaboosters.com www.angelicaheritagedays.com<http://www.angelicaheritagedays.com> on Facebook - Angelica Booster Citizens, Inc.
Angelica, NY (map)

Farmers Market beginning June 14th thru Sept 26th Angelica Park Circle 9am-1pm Local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, granola, soaps, honey, pies, plants, flowers, gourds, wine, etc!  Contact Staci for vendors application 585-466-3787

Jollytown Rd. Cuba/Hinsdale (map)

FAMILY FRIENDLY CELEBRATION of PETS and RESCUE REUNION with FREE ADMISSION!! HUGE Yard Sale, SPECTACULAR Basket Raffle, Cuba Police K9 Demo, Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest, Reunion Contests-Who adopted 1st and Who traveled the furthest, TOP DOG (or other pet) TALENT CONTEST, Tours, Pond Walk Tour, ALVIS-Elvis Impersonator, Training and Agility Demos, DRESSED to the K9's FASHION SHOW, Food (vegetarian options), BAKE SALE, Vendors, Micro-chipping 11-1 & SO MUCH MORE. Yard Sale & Basket Raffles Friday 8/1 10-4 also. Pets welcome on leash. Raffle drawings at 3pm on 8/2.

 More details & directions at www,joyfulrescues.org


ADOPT - DON'T SHOP! BREED OR BUY = SHELTER PETS DIE

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Film adaptation of the Rogers and Hammerstein Broadway musical is based on the 1946 book about an English schoolteacher and her son who travel to Siam to teach the King's many children.  Actors in this excellent film include Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, and Rita Moreno.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Monday, August 4th at 6:45 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville. (585-593-3410)


Angelica, NY (map)

Angelica Lions Club presents "Music in the Park" select Tuesday Evenings (not during Fair week)

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Professor discovers flubber (flying rubber) and no one believes him except a thief who want to steal his invention.  Actors include Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, and Tommy Kirk.  Black and white film.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 6th at 10:30 am at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Alfred Village Bandstand Alfred, NY (map)

Performances every Wednesday night in July.  For more information contact Nancy Luger 607-587-9449 

Black -Eyed Susan Acoustic Cafe - Angelica, NY (map)

Every “first Thursday” Black-Eyed Susan Acoustic Cafe hosts the area’s finest Acoustic Open Mic Night. 

The café’s Acoustic Open Mic Night is open to players of all ages and levels of experience who gather at the café to make music, play Scrabble or chess, and share a laugh and a good meal. Hosts Bob and Gena Decker of Belmont, NY kick off the evening playing a few songs. They’ll then introduce other performers in the order in which they signed in. These players will perform up to three numbers. There is no fee to participate and no cover charge.  The café opens at 6:00 p.m. for meals and socializing.  Call 585-466-3399 for details.

Front Lawn of the David A. Howe Public Library (map)
Black Eyed Susan Cafe, Angelica NY (map)

Gospel, Folk, Americana
Black Eyed Susan Cafe, Angelica NY (map)

Folk, Country, Americana
Angelica, NY (map)

Farmers Market beginning June 14th thru Sept 26th Angelica Park Circle 9am-1pm Local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, granola, soaps, honey, pies, plants, flowers, gourds, wine, etc!  Contact Staci for vendors application 585-466-3787

Palmer Opera House, Cuba NY (map)
Cuba Friends of Architecture invites the public to attend its annual Texas Hot Day and Chinese Auction to benefit the Palmer Opera House Stage Lighting and Sound Fund.  Admission is free. There will be many valuable prizes, theme baskets, gift certificates, door prizes, floor raffles, and 50-50 raffles. There will also be various vendors and food stands. The Opera House is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. Plan to attend this exciting event! 12 West Main Street Cuba NY

For more information, please call Michael Doyle at 585-968-0067.

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Charming film from Truman Capote's story of a backwoods girl who goes to NYC never loses its appeal.  Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Mickey Rooney, and Buddy Epsen star in this winning romantic comedy. Enjoy a film in the Auditorium after lunch on the library terrace!  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Tuesday, August 12th at 1:30 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Angelica, NY (map)

Angelica Lions Club presents "Music in the Park" select Tuesday Evenings (not during Fair week)

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

This animated story of a free-spirited Indian woman who defies her father and tribe and falls in love with Capt. John Smith, part of a plundering party from England, was released in 1995.  The song and movie score won Oscars.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 13th at 10:30 am at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Agriculture and the rural life were the backbone of Allegany County, but that is rapidly changing.  Craig will show, in this illustrated talk, how this evolution has changed the purpose of these rural structures - barns, silos, and outhouses.  This library-sponsored program is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 13th at 7 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Speaker:  Craig Braack


Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Agriculture and the rural life were the backbone of Allegany County, but that is rapidly changing.  Craig will show, in this illustrated talk, how this evolution has changed the purpose of these rural structures - barns, silos, and outhouses.  This library-sponsored program is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 13th at 7 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Black Eyed Susan Cafe, Angelica NY (map)
Wellsville Country Club, Wellsville, NY (map)
#MCACGolfOuting 2014 Manufacturing Council of Allegany County (MCAC) Golf Outing To support the MCAC/Ian Gregory Bole Scholarship Wellsville Country Club Wellsville, New York Friday, August 15, 2014 Check-in for golf is 9:30 AM, shotgun start at 10:30 AM Social hour starts at 5:00 PM, buffet dinner at 6:30 PM Non-golfers are welcome! Golf payment includes range, lunch box, cart and gratuities for the day.No caddies available.Deadline for golf and dinner reservations is 22 July 2014.No refunds after deadline. Limited to first 100 golfers. Golf format:four-player scramble.Locker room facilities available after golf.All dinner attendees are eligible for door prizes:must be present to win. Directions to the club will be sent with confirmation. CONTACT NAME (FOURSOME SPONSOR/NAME): CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: CONTACT EMAIL: Indicate your choices: 1.   Golf and dinner tickets at $400.00 per foursome              ...
Angelica, NY (map)

Farmers Market beginning June 14th thru Sept 26th Angelica Park Circle 9am-1pm Local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, granola, soaps, honey, pies, plants, flowers, gourds, wine, etc!  Contact Staci for vendors application 585-466-3787

American Legion Post #702 in Wellsville (map)
Music will be provided by "Loud Mouth Jesters" (Cort Dunham and Friends). Cash prize of $250 will go to a lucky ticket holder (need not be present to win). Tickets are $25.00 each and are available at the Hart Comfort House, or call 585-593-6988.

 For more information, please email porterkd1@hotmail.com

Proceeds of this event will benefit Hart House of Allegany County, a non-profit home which provides assistance and support to terminally ill residents and their families. 

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

The film version of Rogers and Hammerstein's 1943 Broadway musical stars Shirley Jones, Gordon MacRae, Rod Steiger, Gloria Grahame, Rod Steiger, and Eddie Albert.  It tells the romance between cowboy Curly and farm girl Laurey.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Monday, August 18th at 6:45 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Angelica, NY (map)

Angelica Lions Club presents "Music in the Park" select Tuesday Evenings (not during Fair week)

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Eleanor Porter's story of a young girl who spreads cheer to a New England town's misanthropes including her own aunt is a classic from the 1960s.  Actors include Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, and Agnes Moorhead. The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 20th at 10:30 am at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Black Eyed Susan Cafe, Angelica NY (map)
Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

The animated traditional film of Cinderella with animals who befriend the put-upon heroine is a classic.  The film will be shown after the Fancy Tea Party, but is open to all.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Thursday, August 21st at 2:30 pm at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Front Lawn of the David A. Howe Public LIbrary (map)
Angelica, NY (map)

Downtown Angelica, NY Cars, food, ice cream & prizes

Angelica, NY (map)

Farmers Market beginning June 14th thru Sept 26th Angelica Park Circle 9am-1pm Local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, granola, soaps, honey, pies, plants, flowers, gourds, wine, etc!  Contact Staci for vendors application 585-466-3787

Angelica, NY (map)

Angelica Lions Club presents "Music in the Park" select Tuesday Evenings (not during Fair week)

Nancy Howe Auditorium at the David A. Howe Public Library (map)

Enjoy the adventures of a talking cat and a dog who venture from their farm.  The library-sponsored film is free and open to the general public on Wednesday, August 27th at 10:30 am at the Nancy Howe Auditorium in Wellsville.

Rushford, NY (map)
RUSHFORD LABOR DAY 2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH 5 PM                         MIDWAY RIDES, CONCESSIOS OPEN 7 PM – 10 PM           OLIVERIO BAND ON LABOR DAY GROUNDS AT THE GRANDSTAND SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH 7:30- 10:30 AM         BREAKFAST AVAILABLE ON FROUNDS 11:00-5:00 PM          CRAFT SHOWS ON GROUNDS 11:00 AM                  FIREMEN’S CHICKEN BARBQUE 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   MERCY FLIGHT 12:00 NOON             FIREMEN’S DEMOLITION DERBY  NOON-5:00 PM     &n...
Black Eyed Susan Cafe, Angelica NY (map)
Front Lawn of the David A. Howe Public Library (map)
Rushford, NY (map)
RUSHFORD LABOR DAY 2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH 5 PM                         MIDWAY RIDES, CONCESSIOS OPEN 7 PM – 10 PM           OLIVERIO BAND ON LABOR DAY GROUNDS AT THE GRANDSTAND SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH 7:30- 10:30 AM         BREAKFAST AVAILABLE ON FROUNDS 11:00-5:00 PM          CRAFT SHOWS ON GROUNDS 11:00 AM                  FIREMEN’S CHICKEN BARBQUE 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   MERCY FLIGHT 12:00 NOON             FIREMEN’S DEMOLITION DERBY  NOON-5:00 PM     &n...
Rushford, NY (map)
RUSHFORD LABOR DAY 2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH 5 PM                         MIDWAY RIDES, CONCESSIOS OPEN 7 PM – 10 PM           OLIVERIO BAND ON LABOR DAY GROUNDS AT THE GRANDSTAND SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH 7:30- 10:30 AM         BREAKFAST AVAILABLE ON FROUNDS 11:00-5:00 PM          CRAFT SHOWS ON GROUNDS 11:00 AM                  FIREMEN’S CHICKEN BARBQUE 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   MERCY FLIGHT 12:00 NOON             FIREMEN’S DEMOLITION DERBY  NOON-5:00 PM     &n...
Angelica, NY (map)

Farmers Market beginning June 14th thru Sept 26th Angelica Park Circle 9am-1pm Local vendors selling fruit, vegetables, granola, soaps, honey, pies, plants, flowers, gourds, wine, etc!  Contact Staci for vendors application 585-466-3787

Rushford, NY (map)
RUSHFORD LABOR DAY 2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH 5 PM                         MIDWAY RIDES, CONCESSIOS OPEN 7 PM – 10 PM           OLIVERIO BAND ON LABOR DAY GROUNDS AT THE GRANDSTAND SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH 7:30- 10:30 AM         BREAKFAST AVAILABLE ON FROUNDS 11:00-5:00 PM          CRAFT SHOWS ON GROUNDS 11:00 AM                  FIREMEN’S CHICKEN BARBQUE 11:00 AM-1:00 PM   MERCY FLIGHT 12:00 NOON             FIREMEN’S DEMOLITION DERBY  NOON-5:00 PM     &n...

Click here to see the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce events calendar by month.