Tag - Arts and Culture

Yoga on the Yough

There are so many events of every kind happening across the Laurel Highlands this weekend. Pick your festivities, plot your points on the map and get out and explore the beautiful region! Don't Dress for Dinner at Mountain Playhouse - July 19-21 View this post on Instagram Rehearsals are under way for…

Ice Cream in Ohiopyle

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip One scoop or two? What pairs better with fun travel plans than everyone's favorite tasty treat- ice cream! Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands is home of the banana split and also boasts as many fantastic ice cream parlors and unique flavors as there are wonderful attractions to visit throughout the region. Plan your fun…

Bella Terra Winery

From a rustic barn theatre performance to a free movie shown in a park, the variety of events happening this weekend guarantees that you'll find something new to experience in the Laurel Highlands! All American Ethnic Dinner & Song Works Concert at Bottle Works Arts on Third Ave - July 12 View this post on Instagram…

State Theatre Center For Arts

Two Great Shows, One Amazing Summer!

Friday, June 28, 2019 11:00 AM by Kristen Tunney

Summer at the State is a mixed professional and community summer theatre at the base of the Laurel Highlands in Uniontown. Featuring the talents of dozens of local actors along with a few guest artists from out-of-town, Summer at the State is a staple of the southwestern PA summer season. This year’s productions are Newsies and Mamma Mia and…

AS Beer Flight

Barbecue and Brew Roundup

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Nicole Worsham

Welcome back, summer, our dear old friend. We’ve missed the warm weather, long days and, of course, the food! And what says summer more than barbecue and ‘brew? Nothing! In this article, we’ve rounded up some well-known and hole-in-the-wall places to satisfy your fair-weathered favorites! Big Black Grill If you’re…

Win Big with the 2019 Westmoreland Heritage Passport Contest Blog

Summer has arrived. The kids are home from school. The in-laws are in town for a visit. Your long-distance significant other is spending a weekend at your home. You’re trying to fill every minute with activity, but at some point, the ideas run dry. You sigh, and think with growing frustration, “There’s just nothing to do around…

Vines and Blooms Itinerary

Vines and Blooms

Monday, June 3, 2019 1:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 3-Day, 2 Night Trip Take in the relaxation and wonder of garden settings while sipping wine , enjoying local entertainment, charming small towns and a world class resort , all while cruising along scenic byways as you make your way through the beautiful Laurel Highlands. Day One Explore the history and beauty of legacy gardens at West Overton…

Sheena Baker, Fallingwater, Mill Run

A Guide to Visiting Fallingwater

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands region is home to four houses that were designed by architectural genius Frank Lloyd Wright . The most well-known house, Fallingwater , is a bucket list item for many and lives up to the hype. Fallingwater is inscribed as one of 24 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the U.S. and is listed along attractions including the Pyramids of…

Mantyla at Polymath Park

Rebuilding it the Wright Way

Friday, May 3, 2019 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

In his lifetime, America’s most prominent architect, Frank Lloyd Wright , designed more than 1,000 structures and oversaw the construction of 532 of them before his death in 1959. With achievements such as Fallingwater , the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Taliesen West, along with a legacy nearly unmatched decades later, it’s safe…

Fort Ligonier Days

The Laurel Highlands is home to a variety of unique events and festivals. Here is a sampling, categorized especially for you. Be sure to use #laurelhighlands while posting your festival fun photos on Instagram and you may be featured on our website or social media! Fall Festivals Laurel Highlands fall festivals are as vibrant as the region’s…

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