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The lake effect snow machine is working hard, blanketing Chautauqua County with a carpet of white. The slopes, terrain parks and tubing area are open at Peek'n Peak Resort and Spa in Findley Lake. Some snowmobile club trails have also opened. Rriders should check the trail conditions hotline for the latest status of the trails before heading out. Call 1-800-242-4569, press 2, then 5.
Sleigh Rides at Chautauqua
Take a nostalgic ride on a horse-drawn sleigh through thru the historic grounds of Chautauqua Institution. Truly a "step back in time" as you listen to the soft plod of beautiful draft horses stepping in the snow and their bells ringing. Dress warmly for this approx. 45 minute ride along the lake and thru the Victorian village. Rides are offered Saturdays and Sundays through the end of February and depart every half hour from 1-3 pm. Tickets are available at the Chautauqua Bookstore.
Kellie Pickler, Live in Concert
January 23, 2014
See country music star Kellie Pickler live in concert in Jamestown, NY. The Jamestown Savings Bank Arena will host the Dancing with the Stars Champion and American Idol Star on Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30 pm. Since her appearance on American Idol, Pickler has won three CMT music awards and sold over a million records. Tickets start at $25 and are available at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena or 716-484-2624.
After the Holidays in Lake Erie Wine Country
Bare the Barrels, January 17-19, 2014
Join the wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country while they clear their tanks and barrels to prepare for 2013 releases. Take advantage of the end of season specials and stock up on your favorite wines over three days, January 17-19, 2014.
Doors Open Jamestown
January 18, 2014
Jamestown's Museums invite you to treat yourself, your family and your friends to the 8th Annual Doors Open Jamestown, a free day at your local museums and attractions. History, art, nature and comedy - all are open for you. Local restaurants and retail shops will also be offering discounts. Spend Saturday, January 18, 2014 discovering Jamestown. Doors Open takes place from 10 am to 4:30 pm.
Currier & Ives Sleigh Rally
January 19, 2014
The Chautauqua Institution will host the Chautauqua County Horseman's Association Currier & Ives Sleigh Rally; Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Horsemen bring their historic sleighs for a competition of skills and attire. Spectators come for the splendid sights of horses and sleighs moving along the historic streets lined with beautiful Victorian homes in New York's Snow Belt region. For information, call 716-962-3412.