Tag - Festivals and Events

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…

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…

Fresh Finds: A Farmers' Market Guide

Summer is here and that means that farmers’ markets are open for business! There is something special about shopping local, buying the freshest ingredients possible and getting insider tips and advice from the growers and craftsmen at the market. In addition to getting deals on unique items, local farmers’ markets are also very…

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…

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…

Laurel Highlands Game of Thrones

The final season of Game of Thrones begins April 14, but if you can't wait until then, we have you covered. Check out this Game of Thrones-inspired itinerary fit for a lord and filled with castles, battles and palaces. Valar the Laurel Highlands! Winterfell Castle | Nemacolin Castle Castles are everywhere in Game of Thrones, from frozen…

Plant a Tree

While you're visiting the outdoor mecca that is the Laurel Highlands, you can most certainly find a way to give back to the region. It may only take a few hours of your vacation, but you will feel more than rewarded when you're done! While most locations in the Laurel Highlands have a volunteer opportunity, here are just a few: Flight 93…

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Preview

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Allyson Null

You may be thinking spring, but summer is right around the corner. It is the perfect time to sign up for summer camp! The Laurel Highlands is the best place for your little ones to get out in the great outdoors and explore. Many summer camps offer a variety of themes, focuses and durations so that you can find the perfect fit for both you and your…

Starry Night at Scenic View

A Stargazer's Guide to the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

The Laurel Highlands is hustling and bustling with bikers , hikers , families , rafters and foodies during the day, but what outdoorsy activity can you do once the sun goes down? Get lost in the stars! While there aren't any dark sky sites in the region, we know a few spots where there is minimal light pollution and not too much tree coverage,…

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