There is always something to do in the Laurel Highlands, and this weekend is jam-packed with amazing events. Fall is just around the corner, which means fall festivals are starting too! From kayaking to yoga, there is something for everyone to do this weekend. You can find a full list of events here.
This Friday night, go to a yoga class with a pleasant surprise, you get a free beer afterward! An instructor will teach a PowerYIN yoga class at LPS Strength & Meditation in Uniontown, then head to Marilyn's on Main for some drinks! If you attend the yoga class, you will receive one beer ticket for an LPS Happy Hour, where you can socialize with your fellow "yogis".
Spend your Saturday morning at the Springs Farmers' Market, the largest Farmers' Market and Flea Market in the area in Amish Country. The farmers' market offers produce, baked goods, antiques, flea market, collectibles, Amish-made rugs and quilts, artwork and more! If you're an early bird, you can miss the crowd and get breakfast from the breakfast counter. If you decide to sleep in, don't worry, lunch items are served as well.
It's that time of the year again, Derry Railroad Days is back! Derry Railroad Days celebrates the heritage of Derry and honors the railroad men and women for their contributions to the enrichment of the area. The festival includes a parade, family activities, model train display, museum, excellent food and craft vendors and great entertainment!
Fall is all about comfort food, so why not spend your Sunday afternoon at Christian W. Klay Winery satisfying your appetite with homemade chili? It may be too late to enter your own chili recipe for the Laurel Highlands Chili Cook-Off, but you can still go and try the best chili from local contestants! In addition to chili, there will be live entertainment, food and craft vendors, wine tasting, a grape stomp and even activities for the kids.
The Mother Earth News Fair is an event that is fun-filled, family-oriented and informative regarding sustainable lifestyle choices. You can attend workshops on topics like renewable energy, green transportation and small-scale agriculture. You can also shop for organic, local food, solar gadgets, crafts, seeds, clothes and more. The Mother Earth News Fair is being hosted every day this weekend at Seven Springs, so you have plenty of time to check it out!
Soak up the last bit of the summer weather this weekend by taking a bike and kayak trip along the Great Allegheny Passage Trail and Youghiogheny River. Grab some of your friends, and head to the Dawson Trailhead at either 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. and spend 3-4 fun hours exploring the great Laurel Highlands. Call (412) 554-3829 for reservations or book online!