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Pumpkinville Opens Soon

By Mary Heyl Last week’s cooler weather is a reminder that fall is on the way, which means Pumpkinville will soon be open for the season! On Saturday, Sept. 16, the area’s most beloved fall destination will open, and visitors can explore all the fun (it’s more than just pumpkins!) daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Halloween.  Owners ... Read More »

Ellicottville Serves Up Fun Aug. 12-13

By Alicia Dziak All the fun you’ve been having in Ellicottville this summer is sure to have you working up an appetite, and if you’re hungry for a selection of the best foods around, be sure to swing by the annual Taste of Ellicottville Aug. 12-13. The Taste of Ellicottville lines the streets with representatives from all the top restaurants, serving up ... Read More »

Romeo and Juliet in Ellicottville Aug. 11

It’s arguably the most famous story of star-crossed lovers and the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is bringing it to town this summer. Co-sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be featured in the gazebo lawn in Ellicottville on August 11 at 8 p.m. “When people think of Ellicottville, they think of music, food, and ... Read More »

Erie County Fair Begins Next Week

By Elizabeth Riggs The Erie County Fair is closing in on nearly 200 years in operation, and nothing, not even a few tornadoes, can stop the people of Western New York from their annual dose of agriculture, fair food and events. Despite nearly $2.5 to $3 million dollars worth of damage to the fairgrounds, debris has been cleared, glass has ... Read More »

Jazz and Blues Festival Weekend

By Alicia Dziak Who says there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues? In Ellicottville, the cure for the blues IS the blues and there’s a full lineup to be had at this weekend’s Jazz and Blues Fest, July 28-30. Stop by the Gin Mill and check out steel guitarist John Frinzi and steel pan artist John Patti on Friday, ... Read More »

Awesome Things To Do This August

By Alicia Dziak August is a month full of summertime activities, special events and long days of fun. Whether you like an action-packed day of outdoor adventure, a relaxing evening of live music and tasty desserts or a competitive day on the golf course, Ellicottville has you covered this August! Special Events On Aug. 11, don’t miss Shake on the ... Read More »

Cattaraugus County Fair Starts July 31

By Mary Heyl The Cattaraugus County Fair is taking place at the fairgrounds in Little Valley from July 31 through Aug. 5.  Bring the whole family to this annual celebration of local agriculture, family-friendly entertainment and grandstand events all week long. From midway rides to livestock shows, there is no shortage of fun activities at this year’s fair, no matter ... Read More »

4-H Shines at Erie County Fair

By Elizabeth Riggs Four-leaf clovers are not just a universal symbol of good luck. For many, they also signify the 4-H logo – a green four-leaf clover with a white “H” on each leaf, symbolizing the organization’s commitment to four personal development areas: head, hands, heart and health. 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. According to the Eric ... Read More »

Sysco Returns as Presenting Sponsor for Taste of Ellicottville

Brian McFadden, Executive Director of the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce (right) John Szczypierowski (left), Sysco District Sales Manager. Sysco will be returning to the Taste of Ellicottville as Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 event, Aug. 12-13. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome back Sysco as the Presenting Sponsor for the 32nd Annual Taste of Ellicottville. The food ... Read More »

Boats, Beaches and Bikes

By Alicia Dziak In the heat of the summer, why not take some time out for a summer bike ride, a cruise in a watercraft or a day on the shore? With so many area waterways and trails, you have your pick! Boating There aren’t many activities as synonymous with warm weather as getting out on the water. While swimming ... Read More »

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