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Summer Break Is Here!

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By Alicia Dziak Woo hoo! School is out for summer! If you live in Ellicottville, you know there’s plenty of awesome activities to keep kids (and parents!) busy for the next couple months. Now open daily throughout the summer, head to Holiday Valley’s Sky High Adventure Park. Sky High is made up of three components: the Aerial Park, the Climbing ... Read More »

Ellicottville Saddles Up for Annual Rodeo

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By Elizabeth Riggs It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right. It’s time for the Ellicottville Championship Rodeo, which will be saddling up from June 29 through July 2. Located at 6319 Sommerville Road, just outside Ellicottville, the Ellicottville Championship Rodeo marks its 29th year, and is one of the largest International Professional Rodeo Association/APRA sanctioned rodeos in ... Read More »

Get Married in Ellicottville!

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By Mary Heyl Are wedding bells in your future? Whether you’re planning a small, intimate ceremony or are looking for a large venue for many guests, you and your sweetheart are destined to find the perfect location in Ellicottville. From bridal showers to rehearsal dinners to the ceremony itself, Ellicottville’s unique venues and restaurants will certainly make your big day ... Read More »

Mudslide and Paddlefest June 17

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By Alicia Dziak Competition? Obstacles? Mud? Bring it on! The annual Mudslide makes its way back to Holiday Valley this weekend, June 17. Get ready for some fun! Competitors can choose from two distances—a 3.5 mile or a 5.4 mile course. Both courses start by Spruce Lake and racers even get a ride up the Spruce chairlift to the starting ... Read More »

EVL Yurts and Recreation Opening Soon

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By Alicia Dziak Looking for a unique way to connect to the great outdoors? Want to be close to Ellicottville, Griffis Sculpture Park and nature? Tucked away in the foothills of the Enchanted Mountains, located at 7756 Route 219, adjacent to the old Riley’s restaurant, is EVL Yurts and Recreation, where meandering trails, old willows, a babbling brook and oh ... Read More »

Summer Concerts in EVL and Beyond, part 2

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By Elizabeth Riggs Summer will be here in the next week and if you like to spend the warm, long evenings of the season outdoors listening to live music, you’re in luck. Mark your calendars for these great shows happening in July. There’s something for everyone. (Be sure to visit www.ellicottvilletimes.com to see part 1 of this article and even ... Read More »

Summer Concerts in EVL and Beyond

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By Elizabeth Riggs There’s no better way to enjoy summer than with a little live music on a warm summer night! Mark your calendars—from national names to local celebrities, here is a round-up of live music coming our way this summer: June Country Gathering Saturday, June 10 @ 11 a.m. Granny’s Boot Antiques and Grevpode Gallery, 10761 Miller Road, Springville ... Read More »

The Ellicottville Chamber Welcomes Rhino Lacrosse!

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The Inaugural Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival Takes to the Village in September The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Rhino Lacrosse, is proud to announce the inaugural Ellicottville Lacrosse Tournament, Sept. 22 through 24, 2017! The games will take place on fields at the Ellicottville Central School and the Village park, with a vendor village nestled between the two playing ... Read More »

ASP Outdoor Adventure Series Continues June 7

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Want to learn how to Geocache, backpack, kayak, paddle board, fly fish or mountain bike? Allegany State Park is offering informative, hands- on FREE clinics that started in May. Head to the park the first Wednesday of every month as various outdoor enthusiasts share their knowledge and passion of their favorite activity. Series will be held at the new Quaker ... Read More »

Randolph Amish Tours

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By Mary Heyl Western New York’s Amish population is unique in that this community is considered one of the few “Old Order” Amish settlements in the United States. Cattaraugus County has one of the largest Amish communities in the area, and you can get a unique glimpse of this community by taking a guided tour with one of Randolph’s experienced ... Read More »

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