Tag - Festivals and Events

The Palace Theater

You can get pretty far flipping your fins in the Laurel Highlands this weekend! From a musical production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid to a Chili Cook-Off, this weekend is full of amazing events. Plus, the Laurel Highlands Pour Tour launches at 31 brewery, winery, distillery and cidery locations, so be sure to grab your passport at any of…

Mother Earth News Fair

This September weekend is brimming with fantastic fall events! From haggis hurling to grape stomping to music festivals and historic reenactments, there is truly something for everyone! So come on out and enjoy everything the Laurel Highlands has to offer. Mother Earth News Fair at Seven Springs Mountain Resort - Sept. 13-15 View…

Yoga on the Yough

The variety of events this weekend is outstanding! Some are inaugural and others have been happening for decades, but they all have one purpose: bring everybody together to experience the community and beauty of of the Laurel Highlands! Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee - Sept. 4-8 View this post on Instagram…

Charlotte Pletcher, Pittsburgh Renaissance Faire, West Newton

During your 2019 Labor Day Weekend, squeeze in a few extra Laurel Highlands events and activities between picnics. If you don't have plans, snag a room or cabin to make it a long weekend getaway! Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival - August 31 - Sept. 1 View this post on Instagram Beginning Renaissance Parade…

Autumnfest Weekends

As fall rolls in, the Laurel Highlands welcomes colorful foliage, delicious comfort food and a jam-packed season of awesome festivals. Our gorgeous rolling hillsides blanketed in red, yellow and orange serve as the perfect backdrop for some harvest season entertainment! Below is a round up of fall festivals happening in the Laurel Highlands this…

Living Treasures Wild Animal Park

It takes a compassionate, dedicated team of employees to successfully provide a memorable experience for families. For more than two decades, Tom Guiher, his family and the team at Living Treasures have done just that. Living Treasures Wild Animal Park provides a unique experience for kids of all ages to get up close and interact with creatures of…

Steelers Training Camp

Updated for 2019 Steelers Training Camp The Pittsburgh Steelers return to the Laurel Highlands July 26-August 15 for Steelers Training Camp at Saint Vincent College for the 54th consecutive year! As someone who has attended camp as a guest and a member of the media, I've put together some of my tips to help you meet the players, avoid the…

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…

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