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Allegany County
Office of Tourism & Culture

1-800-836-1869
Allegany County Chamber
585-268-5500/5425

Crossroads Conference Center
Rt. 19 (just north of
exit 30, I-86)
Belmont, NY 14813

contact@alleganychamber.org

tourism@alleganyco.com

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Allegany County Government

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Check here often for the latest listings of all the great things to do here in Allegany County. For additional information, click on the links below, or check with the individual Allegany County Chambers of Commerce. Also, feel free to contact us at 1-800-836-1869 if you have any questions about our event schedule.

January
Andover Ice Races, Rt. 21,Andover

February
Andover Ice Races, Rt 21, Andover

Snowmobile Drag Races, Andover

March

April
Andover Maple Fest & Sportmans Show, Andover Central School

10th Annual Riverwalk Motorsports Expo, Wellsville

35th Annual Hot Dog Day, Alfred

21st Annual Greater Wellsville Trout Derby Genesee River from Yorks Corners to Riverside Campground


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May
7th Annual Riverwalk RV and Outdoor Expo Wellsville

Main Street in May


Angelica Community Lawn Sales
31st Annual Lawn sales
May
Noon time chicken BBQ at the American Legion, Lions Club blood screening station at the fire hall and hot dog stand and "silent bake sale" at the United Methodist Church.

Contact David Haggstrom 585-466-7930
info@angelicaboosters.com



9 th Annual Hot Air Open

May
Wellsville Country Club
18 holes of golf, 4 person scramble format, (no team, we will assign you one), Mulligan-$5, food & beverage- prizes- awards- contests- team photos
Fees- members $60.00, non-members- $80.00
more information call Lynn @585-593-3752
Wellsville

Belmont Farmers Market is now open every Thursday Through October
11:00-5:00 . Located at the Belmont Grange lawn on Route 19


Houghton VFD Yard Sales and Chicken BBQ
May
8:00-2:00, Chicken BBQ Noon to 2:00
Houghton College Maintenance Parking Lot
call to reserve a space.
585-567-9679

Andover's Annual Duck Race
May
Main Street- Duck Adoption:$5.00
Prizes: 1st. $500, 2nd -$100, 3rd- $50, plus many other prizes to be given away


Fillmore Fest
May
Friday is 4th Annual Sportmen Raffle at 7:00pm at the Brooks Hose Fire Hall. Saturday Soapbox Race
Registration open from 8:30am to 10:00am. Race begins at 10:30. Entry fee $2.00
Monday: Memorial Day Parade
Rules and Regulations call Dennis 585-567-8924

Angelica Memorial Day Parade
May
Whitesville Memorial Day Parade & Chicken Bar-B-Que,

Whitesville

(Memorial Day Parades also in Belmont, Bolivar, Cuba, Fillmore and Wellsville)


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June

Dairy Week

June
in Cuba at Firemans's Park.

"Let it be Spring"
May 7th- August 9, 2009
Watercolor florals of Sarah Heoppner of Perry, NY displayed at the Angelica Sweet Shop, 44 West Main Street, Angelica. contact info@angelicasweetshop.com

Belmont Farmers Market
Route 19, on the lawn of the Grange. Open Thursdays from 11-5:00pm
June 4, 11, 18 and 25th.


Cuba Memorial Hospital Sixth Annual Golf Outing
June

Farmers' Market
Opens June 5th,12, 19, 26, 2009
on State Rt. 19 between Scio and Wellsville.
Friday's from 11-4:00pm
Vendors contact Cathy Faulkner at 585-593-3856

Whitesville Rummage Sales
June
Sales throughout Whitesville

Bolivar Garage Sales
June
Garage sales throughout the town & village of Bolivar


Girlfriends Swap Meet & Yard Sale
June
8:00-2:00

Back River Road, Belfast


9th Annual Riverwalk New and Used Car Show,
June
Main Street Music Festival
June
Cool music, great Artisans exhibits, kids attractions, wonderful restaurants, No admission charge.
Wellsville


Cruise Night
Riverwalk Plaza
June

First Annual Artists-on Chairs Auction
June
7:00pm
at the David A. Howe Library Exhibition Room.
Enjoy music and hors- oeuvres while bidding on hand-crafted Adirondack-styled chairs, decorated by local artisans for the benefit of the Music on the Lawn summer concert series.
Wellsville

Almond Strawberry Festival
June
at The Hagadorn House from 5- until the strawberries are gone.

Strawberry shortcake and ice-cream
Almond

Firemans Convention
June

9:00am to 7:00pm
Contact Andrew at 800-321-9220 for more information

Andover

Pioneer Oil Days
,
June

Bolivar



Scio Strawberry Festival
June
Scio Central School
4:00-8:00
Scio


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July


Farmers' Market
July 3,10,17,24, & 31st
on State Rt. 19 between Scio and Wellsville.
Friday's from 11-4:00pm
Vendors contact Cathy Faulkner at 585-593-3856

"Let it be Spring"
May 7th- August 9, 2009
Watercolor florals of Sarah Heoppner of Perry, NY displayed at the Angelica Sweet Shop, 44 West Main Street, Angelica. contact info@angelicasweetshop.com

Fourth of July Celebration, Andover

Alfred Village Band sponsors
July
7:15pm on the Green on Main Street
Presents: The Vagabonds- blues and rock
bring a chair and enjoy.
Alfred Village

Cuba Lake Fireworks
July


2nd Annual Lavender Festival
July 3, 2010

in the Angelica Park Circle
Lavender growers, inspired items for sale.
New vendors have signed up for this years event. Sally Jean Cummingham, author. Master Gardener and television peonality of WIVB, Channel 4 Buffalo will participate again this year. You can dine with Sally on Friday, July 3rd at the Heritage Coffe House. Hear her lecture on Saturday, July 4th at 11:00am. To make reservations for either event call the Heritage Coffee House at 585-466-3549
There will also be highly skilled artisans, bakers, crafters and one of a kind Lavender wine from The Angelica Winery.
As it did last year, the Lavendar Festival will join the Angelica Farmer's Market in the Park Circle, promising great produce and plants from the market's vendors. Look for Normandie Farms and Vandermark Farms to be selling Lavender plants. For more information, please call Marika Burke at 585-466-3001or email


Balloon Store
July
Open Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am- 5:00pm
Wellsville

Allegany County Firemans Convention

July
94th Annuual , Registration starts at Cuba-Rushford school on July 8th frp, 4-6:00pm. there will be a mtg at 6:00which time the BBQ site will be announced. Registration at Firemens Park at 6:00 on July 9th. The competition at 6:30. Driving skills registration starts at 5:30pm with competition at Cuba-Rushford High at 6:30.

July 10th with registration at 6:00 at the Cuba Fire Hall, Nozzle practice starts at 6:30 at the hall. There will be a street dance from 9:00-11:00 there. Truck judging begins at 3:00 saturday at the High School. Line up for the parade starts at 6:00 with a line up at 7:00. Start the march on Old East Main. Then another dance at Firemans park at 9:00pm
Cuba

New York Alpaca Breeders of WNY
July
Many demostrations to watch, including spinning, fly tying, shearing and clipper maintenance, sock machine demo, knitting & crochet, weaving and dye discussion. Come and look at Alpaca products to buy
Empire City Farms
Cuba

Balloon Rally Parade
July
11:00am down main street
Wellsville

Girlfriends Swap Meet & Yard Sale
July
8:00-2:00
Back River Road, Belfast

"From the Earth"
Saturday July
11:00-6:00pm
1664 Waterwells Road, 1444, 1516, 1530 Randolph Road and 4981 McAndrews Road
An event involving flower gardens, tours of an organic dairy farm, pottery and woodcarving studios, a perennial plant sale and a walk in the woods. FREE except for farm tours. Come visit and see what 5 neighbors have for you to see.
Alfred

23rd Annual Amity Daze/ The 2nd Belmont Central Alumni Weekend
July
Camelot Choraleers, Ice Cream Social, Bon Fire, Town wide Lawn Sales.
1:00pm Friday Yard Sales all day
6:00pm- Choraleer Chicken BBQ at Belmont School, BBA dedication ceremony at the Belmont Central , Concert - Camelot Choraleers at Belmont School, Vendors at Belmont School and Bonfire behind the school
8:00am- Saturday Yard Sales all over town, Vendors at Belmont School, Alumni Activities- Belmont School, 11:00am- Childrens Tractor Pull at Belmont School, Car Show.
5:00pm- Saturday Continuation of Alumni Activities
Sunday- 8:30am Breakfast at Belmont School
10:00- Ecumenical Service
11:15- Alumni Awards, Community Picnic (Donations accepted)- Belmont School, Dog Show at the Belmont School.
Contact Ray DeTine 585-268-5010
Belmont



34nd Annual Great Wellsville Balloon Rally
July
Around 30-40 balloons will be lifting off around 6:00 pm on Friday & Saturday night and 6:00am on Saturday & Sunday. You'll probably never get closer to a Hot Air Balloon than this.
Wellsville


Main Street Festival
,
July
8:00- 5:00pm, Main Street is shut-down for lots of shopping at local vendors along main street.
Wellsville




Allegany County Fair
July
$8.00 gate Admission
Friday July 24, Craig Morgan- with Terry Lee Goffee "The Ultimate" Johnny Cash tribute artist. Monday is the Offical Opening Day with Modified Tractor & Truck Pull- Tuesday - Light Weight NYS Horse Pull, Wednesday- Talent Show, Thursday- Boy's & Bulls- Bull riding event, Friday-8 pm Show with

Demolition Derby Angelica

Friendship Freedom Fair
July
"Looking Forward to Friendship's Future"
focus is on our children. Pararde will be Saturday, July 24th. Sunday there will be a walking tour.
Friendship



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August
Heritage Days
August

Angelica-
Call Dave Haggstrom 585-466-7930

Lawn Chair Concert
August
every Monday on the Belfast Library Lawn. Bring a chair
Belfast, NY

Music in the Park
August
7:00pm in the Park Circle-
Bring your chairs and enjoy the summer entertainment.
In case of rain, performances will be at the Library on West Main.

Angelica

Whitesville Ice Cream Social

at the public library
Date TBA

Antique Tractor Pull, Angelica

Belmont Farmers Market is now open every Thursday Through October
11:00-5:00 . Located at the Belmont Grange lawn on Route 19

The Main Center Gallery presents: Images of Days Gone By
Now until August 30th
Recent photos by Richard Burke
Black & White Photography of the Allegany Country Home
71 Main Street, Angelica
585-466-7Art

Riverside Farmers' Market
August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2009
on State Rt. 19 between Scio and Wellsville.
Friday's from 11-4:00pm
Vendors contact Cathy Faulkner at 585-593-3856


Lawn Chair Concert
August
7:00pm
every Monday on the Belfast Library Lawn. Bring a chair
. Belfast, NY


Garden Tractor Pull / Swap Meet / Flea Market
Chicken BBQ, Admission to tractor pull $5.
Free admission to flea market and swap meet.
9:00-4:00
August
Belfast, NY


Caneadea Summer Festival
August

Event includes amusement rides, petting zoo, arts and crafts vendors, a flea market, Chinese Auction drawing at 3:30 on Sunday.and live DJ.l Also saturday is Jockular Juggler, and Sunday is BBQ, Cooking Demo- 1:00,
Caneadea




Riverside Farmers' Market
August 28, 2009
on State Rt. 19 between Scio and Wellsville.
Friday's from 11-4:00pm
Vendors contact Cathy Faulkner at 585-593-3856

Riverside Farmers' Market
August 28, 2009
on State Rt. 19 between Scio and Wellsville.
Friday's from 11-4:00pm
Vendors contact Cathy Faulkner at 585-593-3856


East Wind Landscape Nursery

August 29, 2009
9:00am-7:00PM
Tethered balloon rides provided by In-Lim-Bo (weather permitting)
10yrs and under $5, 11 years and older $10.
Join oldies radio Z-103.5 WJQXZ from 12 noon- 2:00PM
Our gardening experts will demostrate: tree, shrub & perennial installation, modular paver installation, bonsai training & care.
Free Hotdogs & beverages
5614 State Rt 19 , Belmont- 585-268-5535

Chicken BBQ at the Genesee Fire Hall

August 29, 2009

serving at noon, Chicken is $4.50 per half only, side and desserts available.
Duck Race
ducks drop at the closed Genesee Bridge at 2:00pm
1st Prize $100, 2nd Prize $75- 3rd Prize $50
see any Auxillary or Fire Co. Member for Duck Race tickets

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September
Labor Day Celebration,
Rushford

Music on the Lawn
September 3, 2009
7:00pm - Terry Buckwald as himself and ELVIS!
Free Musical concerts including jazz, rock, folk, Blues, etc. on the lawn at the David A. Howe Library, Main Street,
In Case of Rain, performances will be inside the Nancy Howe Auditorium

Wellsville

Houghton VFD Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ
September 5, 2009
8:00-2:00pm and BBQ noon until 1:00.
Houghton College Maintenance Parking lot
to reserve a space call 585-567-9679

Immaculate Conception Parish 29th Annual FUN FAIR 2009
September 12 & 13, 2009
Island Park in Wellsville

Whitesville Rod & Gun Club Jamboree
September 12, 2009
1:00pm until ????
Host Band: Good Ole Boys & more.
All Musicians welcome
$3.00 admission
NO Pets- BYOB
information call 607-356-3478

Magic Show
September 12, 2009
7:00pm in the Bolivar/Richburg High School Auditorium
Magic by Design will present
Call 585-486-1943 for more information

Sunnydale Garage Sales
Sept
Wellsville, NY

Canaseraga Fall Festival
September 19 & 20, 2009
Vendors, its not too late to apply
More information contact Sherry Reed 607-382-2731

Rumble Valley Raceway

September 20, 2009
4WD Trucks & 4x6 Cyl cars obstacle course
11781 Lapp Road

Fillmore, NY 14735
585-567-2526

"United We Stand" Dedication of Flag Pole
September 11, 2009

Dedicate the 150 foot Flagpole to the Veterans & the spidrit of the community service and volunteerism.
6:00PM

 Reception with light refreshments will follow the dedication ceremony at the Cuba VFW, 5425 Route 305
Please RSVP by Sept. 7 to the Cuba Chamber of Commerce585-986-5654 or

Email Us!

Community Day in Almond
September 12, 2009
In the Gazebo Park and along Main Street, handcrafted items for sale, edible treats, games for the kids , all following a parade. The parade will have floats, with the Fire Department leading the parade.
If you would like to reserve a spot for this year Community Day, for concession or stand, contact Sanday 607-276-8946

5th Annual Cuba Garlic Festival
September 19 & 20, 2009
The theme will be "200 Years of Cheese Making in Allegany County."
live music, lots of vendors, garlic bulb contests, garlic cookoff and childrens costume contest.
$3 daily admission ( 6 and under free)NO PETS ALLOWED
For more details call the Chamber of Commerce at 585-968-5654
At Empire City Farms
Cuba

Civil War Re-enactment
September 19 & 20,, 2009
go back in time with the 136th NY Infantry
demostrations of civil war skills, tour encampments of the Union and Confederate Armies, observe two exiting battles,a skirmish and a parade.

$2.00 per person/ $5 per family
Gates open at 9:00am
call 585-466-7278
at the Angelica Fairgrounds
Angelica

Waterways Open
September 26, 2009
9:30am shotgun
2 person scramble, $80 per team includes tournament fees and lunch.
1st Place- 15 Rounds of golf for 2

2nd Place- 10 Rounds of golf for 2
3rd Place- 5 Rounds of golf for 2
Best Ladies, Best Seniors and Best Junior Team
please call 585-365-2201 to sign up

Angelica Second Annual Fall Festival,
Park Circle, Angelica September,


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October
3rd Annual Taste of Wellsville
October,
Alfred State College at the Wellsville Campus

Girlfriends Swap Meet & Yard Sale
October 10 , 2009
8:00am- 2:00
This will be the second saturday of every month through October.
BackRiver Road.
Belfast

First -Ever Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend
October 16- 18, 2009
Friday- Oct 16- 7:00-9:00pm Gala Fundraiser
to help restore the barns. Welcome Heavy Weight Champion of the World Leon Spinks to Allegany County.

Angelica Inn, 64 West Main Street Angelica( $100) per person
October 17-Saturday Also scheduled to appear is Baby Joe Mesi, Rob Ray & Leon Spinks
9:00-3:00 - Boxing Card Show at St. Patrick's Hall (free)
12 Noon- Unveiling of the original commemorative artwork of Chris Guzman at 31 East Hughes Street, St. Patrick's Hall
1:00- Induction Ceremony- St. Patricks Hall

2:00- 4:00 Tours of Bare knuckle Boxing "Crown Jewel" the preserved barns that John L Sullivan trained in for his epic and victorious 1889 75- round fight against Jake Kilrain. They have been locked up for 120 years, now open for you to see. Located at 5 West Hughes Street($5) per person.
4:00PM- Unveiling of life-size marble statue of John L. Sullivan at the barns(free), followed by beginning of silent auction at St. Paricks Hall.
6:00-8:00APM- Informal reception and dinner , autographs/photos, silent and live auction at St. Patricks Hall. ($45)
Sunday - October 18, 2009
10:00am- Brunch with the champ Leon Spinks, located at the American Hotel & Restaurant, Angelica($45)
1:00PM- Boxing matches - located at Belfast Central School, 1 King Street, Belfast.($10)
any questions please call Scott Burt, Coordinator at 585-610-3326







5th Annual Motorcycle Show & Ride

October 19, 2009
7148 County Road#26, Belfast
Enter your motorcycle in our show, particiapte in the slow ride and group ride events.
Starts at 8:30am

22nd Annual Allegany Artisans
Open Studio Tour,
October 17 & 18, 2009
10:00-5:00 CountywideStudio Tour
Brochures will be available in August.

Bowhunting Season starts October 15- November 12
October -November

17th Annual Ridgewalk and Run
October 18,2009
The Premier outdoor event in Western NY.
Pre-registration only- Entry cap of 1,100
registration and information at www.ridgewalk.com
Wellsville

The Brick- Haunted House in Andover
Every Friday and Saturday night
NOT recommended for children under 13 years.
Hearts will race and blood pressure will rise as we bring out the ghosts and ghouls to grace the halls of THE BRICK


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November
3rd Annual Alpaca Holiday Open House
November , 2009
from 10:00-4:00 at The Fiber Factory
493 Clark Road Ext. Alfred Station
call 607-382-7811

Scio Memorial Library Bazaar and Craft Show
November
Scio Central School

Cuba Memorial Hospital Annual Holiday Bazaar
November

Flower Garden Gift Shop
November
Holiday Open House

Jones Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's GALA & SILENT AUCTION
November
7pm-11:00pm at the David A. Howe Library
Crowning of the Gala Queen
Door Prizes, Refreshments & Cash Bar.
Wellsville

Monte Carlo Night at the VFW in Cuba,
from 7:00-11:00pm
Music, food, prizes.
Admission is $5.00 to support the Cuba-Rushford Toys for Tots.

Heritage Christmas Shopping Days,
November
10:00-5:00 Main Street
Angelica

Jones Memorial Hospital Annual Country Fair
Nov.
The Country Fair features a variety of candy & baked goods, Christmas Items, crafts, handknit mittens, hats & scarves. Free admission
Lunch served
Wellsville

Shotgun Season Starts
November 15-December7th

Merchants' Christmas Open House, Wellsville
Cuba Christmas Parade & Lighting Ceremony
November,

Contact the Cuba Chamber of Commerce for more information 585-968-5654

November 29th Cuba's Christmas Parade at 6:00pm. Following the lighting Ceremony after the parade, head to the Cuba Fire Hall for a special reception wtih Santa. Please bring a toy for "Toys for Tots" or a non-perishable food item.


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December
Holiday Lighting Ceremony at the Genesee Parkway Gazebo at 6:00pm with a visit from Santa following at the Cuba Fire Department. Enjoy music, refreshments and children's activities. Cuba

3rd Annual Santa SprintRace

Chistmas Craft Fair
December, 2008
at the Van Dyk Campus Center from 10-3:00pm
Houghton College

Christmas Prism
December
Houghton College

Muzzleloading Deer Season
starts December 8- December 16.

Bowhunting starts
December 8- December 16.

12th Annual Angel Station Angel Postage Cancellation
Post Office, Dec
Angelica

Holly Days Christmas Sales
December
Angelica

Luminaries,
December
5:00pm The park circle is lit with candles about 5:00pm. A Live recreation of the Christmas story starts about 5:30, followed with visits  to each church for services and Christmas Carols through out the village. Hot Chocolate & Christmas Cookies served after in the Methodist Church.
Angelica  -call Dave Haggstrom 585-466-7930

Christmas Open House, Almond

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