Community
Things to Do

Terra Cotta MuseumWestern New York boasts an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities. We have provided a selected sampling for you to begin exploring.

Entertainment

Alfred Village Bandstand - built by the community 20 years ago and refurbished, the bandstand is the site of weekly concerts during the summer, as well as drama and dance performances, not to mention Frisbee games on a sunny day.

Davis Memorial Carillon

Miller Performing Arts Center

Nevins Theater

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Libraries

Alfred Box of Books Library

Herrick Memorial Library

Hinkle Memorial Library

Scholes Library

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Museums and Galleries

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery

Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art

The Terra Cotta - the former showroom of the Celadon Terra Cotta Company has been converted into a small museum. The Celadon company made tiles (still visible on many Alfred rooftops) from clay in the local Kanakadea Creek.

Additional museums and galleries can be found using the Sightseeing links below.

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Recreation

The Bicycle Man

Bromley-Daggett Equestrian Center located at Maris Cuneo Equine Park

Foster Lake

Letchworth State Park

Phillips Creek State Forest - offers a marked and mapped trail system for hiking, nordic skiing and horseback riding. The entrance to the park is 10 minutes from downtown Alfred on Rte 244.

Pine Hill Trails - 2.5 miles of densely wooded, hillside trails just behind the AU campus.

Pollywogg Holler

Stonybrook State Park

Swain Ski and Snowboard Center

Stull Observatory

Watkins Glen

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Sightseeing

Allegany County

Buffalo

Corning

Ellicottville

Finger Lakes Region

Niagara Falls

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Rochester

Wineries

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