Events

Upcoming Events

"Sarah Johnson, Runaway Slave" Presentation at Leon Historical Society

Sarah Johnson presentation at Leon Historical Society
Dates:
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join the Leon Historical Society as they present the life of Sarah Johnson, a Runaway Slave who found her home in Olean NY.  The presentation will be given by Della Moore, Director of the African American Center for Cultural Development.  The presentation will be at the historic 1836 Chruch of Leon on the corners of Rt. 62 and Cherry Creek/Leon Hill Rd. 

Summer at the Stone House: Bent Brass Ensemble

2019 Summer at the Stone House Bent Brass Ensemble
Dates:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 27th!  The Bent Brass Ensemble will be playing Music of the WWI Era.   All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour. 

For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/CattaraugusCountyMuseum.

Juneteenth Celebration with the African American Center for Cultural Development

Juneteenth Celebration in Olean 2019
Dates:
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Join the African American Center for Cultural Development in a Juneteenth Celebration!  Lots of different happenings to commemorate African American freedom and emphasize education and achievement. As always, there will be delicous food to enjoy!  This will be held at the Bethany Lutheran Church as the AACCD is still raising funds for their new home!

Summer at the Stone House: Linda Hunter

2019 Summer at the Stone House Linda Hunter
Dates:
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 8th!  Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving a presentation on Quilts: Past & Present. 

All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public.  They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.   For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/CattaraugusCountyMuseum/

Summer at the Stone House: Allen Hopkins

2019 Summer at the Stone House Allen Hopkins
Dates:
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 22nd!  Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting Cowboy Songs.  He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary. With varying degrees of expertise, he can handle guitar, banjo, mandolins of all sizes, Autoharp, English concertina, harmonica, bass (acoustic and electric), Dobro, Appalachian dulcimer, ukulele, and other odd instruments from tiple to kalimba.

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Dates:
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In September's class, you will learn how to make and quilt the Ohio Star in a Mug-Rug set.

Amish Folk Art Classes with Leon Historical Society

Amish Folk Art Class with Leon Historical Society
Dates:
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Learn by doing!  Join in an Amish Folk Art Class, with history of American and Amish quilting.  Presented by the Leon Historical Society and Museum, you can make a traditional pattern quilt block with Amish and English instructors.  In October's class, you will learn how to make and quilt a 9 Patch Tote Bag, or Dresden Wreath.