There’s a glow coming from our southern tier—walk into the light.
You ain’t seen nothing until you see the Seneca Allegany Events Center on September 15, when Bachman & Turner from Bachman-Turner Overdrive take the stage with new songs like “Rollin’ Along” and timeless classics like “Takin’ Care of Business” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.” On October 6, it’s Martina McBride. At the Seneca Allegany Casino in Salamanca.
A rousing musical revue kicks off the Folk in Fredonia Music Series, September 23 at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House, with a gathering of folk musicians from across the region. On October 19, we predict The Amazing Kreskin will bring his mind reading and futuristic predictions to amazed audiences. And on November 9, the Ortner-Roberts Trio pays tribute to The Music of Benny Goodman.
In Jamestown, everyone loves Lucy. It’s the hometown of Lucille Ball and the Lucy Desi Museum, where you’ll find a warm salute to the First Couple of Comedy in costumes, photographs and vintage memorabilia. Hear audio clips from Desi’s autobiography and stories told by Lucy’s childhood pals. Listen to clips from Lucy’s radio show, My Favorite Husband, and Desi’s famous Latin songs.
Fall is the season to explore Jamestown’s Audubon Center and Sanctuary and five miles of manicured trails on a 600-acre wetland preserve. A three-story nature center building with interactive displays, live animal exhibits and Liberty the bald eagle beckon you to look and learn, then walk the trails from dawn until dusk, through October.
Then head to the Fenton History Center where there’s something new to learn every day. Now through September 29, explore Jamestown’s long entertainment history with From Stage to Talkies: Theaters in Jamestown, an exhibit featuring images, stories and playbills that recall the glory days of 20 theaters in the town’s past.
A new photographic exhibit captures moments in time at the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca. Learn about this ancient native people in exhibits including This Is Where We Walked, Histories Mysteries and the Longhouse Exhibit. See native crafts and historical artifacts.
The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred University houses 8,000 ceramic and glass treasures, from ancient pottery shards to contemporary sculpture and today’s most advanced ceramic technology. Admission is free and programming is offered to help you enjoy the many exhibits.
Thirty years of rehearsals have made every production a hit at the Olean Theatre Workshop. The calendar of family-focused performances bills 12 Angry Men as their next production, October 25-28. Nunsense, Our Town, and Moon Over Buffalo follow.
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