August events to mark on your calendar in Greensburg

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE! Event begins at 4:30 with the performance by Supper Break String Band (Appalachian grassrock) food by Elegant Catering!

Andy & Natalie Gregg at All Saints

Live music with Andy and Natalie Gregg starting at 6pm at All Saints Brewery

93.7 The Fan Live Broadcast 

Paul M Zeise will be broadcasting live at Tapped Brick Oven & Pour House from 6-10 discussing the latest happenings from Steeler’s training camp and the world of sports. They’ll have a special tailgate menu to get your ready for football season!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

SummerSounds at St. Clair Park

August 2, SummerSounds Free Concert with David Bach and pre show by Luke Weltz. 

Mike and Matt at Yellow Bridge

Starting at 7:00pm! Join Mike and Matt as they make their first appearance together at Yellow Bridge. Great beers and a great location! 

2019 Summer’s Place Live

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers!

DeGennaro Restaurant 20th Anniversary

Come celebrate DeGennaro’s being open for 20 years! Hear acoustic band Bookends play at 8 pm, enter giveaways, and more!

4 Remains at Mr Toad’s

Live music at Mr Toad’s after SummerSounds!

Pajama Party at The Meadows

Join The Meadows for an after hours pajama party! From 10:30 pm to Midnight there will be fun, music, and most importantly, custard! Their full menu will be available to choose from. We will also be offering $1 small cones and $1 regular sundaes. Don’t forget to ask us about our special offer only if you’re wearing PJ’s! Make sure to come wearing your best pajamas because great music will be playing and dancing is encouraged!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

LIVE Butterfly Release

Every year gets more exciting. Rick Mikula, assisted by his wife Claudia, will entertain all with their colorful exhibitions and lively tales of butterfly adventures. The first release will begin at 11:00am and the second release will begin at 1:00pm! The Monarch Butterfly Release is a joint venture of the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve and Greensburg Garden Center. 

Tunes & Corks with Common Ground

August kicks off with another new band to Tunes & Corks! Welcome Common Ground to the patio at J Corks!

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Shelf Life String Band!

GBPA’s Antiques on the Avenue

Antique Show in Downtown Greensburg, PA! Saturday, August 3rd from 8am – 3pm. Stroll along South Pennsylvania Avenue in search of a cherished treasure this summer! From Pittsburgh Street all the way down to Fourth Street there will be opportunities to find that perfect, unique item! Numerous antique dealers will be offering finds in estate jewelry, furniture, primitives, & vintage. Free parking and admission!

Sample Saturday with Sound Supplements

Sound Supplements wants to show you what they’ve got! Taste test some featured products and check out the new store.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

Community Day: Rock n’ Roll

Beginning at 11:00am! The Westmoreland celebrates rock n’ roll! Listen to the School of Rock South Hills House Band perform your favorite rock n’ roll hits. Take a walk through the Art on Wheels Car Cruise to check out some fantastic cars from various decades. Enjoy a vinyl record themed art project and sample a few donuts from Dahntahn Donuts

Sculpture Garden Party

See Brian McCall install an original sculpture he created on the art center grounds. The public is invited to enjoy free refreshments and fun at the Greensburg Art Center.

Monday, August 5

Art Camp: Exploring Empathy

In collaboration with the Blackburn Center, the Museum offers a very special art experience that brings together art making, looking at art, activities in the galleries and reading. We’ll learn all about empathy, understanding and accepting ourselves and others in a mini art camp designed to keep young minds and energies active and engaged in the process. To register, click here: https://www.showclix.com/event/art-camp-exploring-empathy

Arts & Crafts Camp

Join the Greensburg Recreation Staff in an exploration of the wide variety of art media in our new Arts and Crafts Camp! From working with clay to creating a watercolor masterpiece, each day will hold the opportunity for kids to experiment with a new medium and unleash their inner artist! Fun games and recreation activities included! This camp is open to kids aged 7 to 12 years old and will run August 5 through 9 from 10AM to 12PM at the Kirk S. Nevin Arena. Maximum 20 participants, with registration being first come, first served. Registration can be done online, over-the-phone, or in person at our Rec. Dept. office!

Summer Art Camp

Elementary aged children. A different unique project each day! Included: cast cement, glass mosaic, twigs & sprigs, dyed fabric pennants, weaving, stamping, dying and dirty pout. August 5-9, 9am-noon. All materials included $90. Tegister online www greensburgartcenter org or 724-837-6791.

Tuesday, August 6

DJ Swim Night & Corn Hole Tournament

Enjoy a DJ while swimming at the Veteran’s Memorial Pool from 7-9pm! $5 per person plus a Cornhole Tournament and prizes!

Microsoft Excel 2019 – Beginners

Excel is a spreadsheet program used to track and analyze information. You will learn how to create and format spreadsheets. Also covered will be sorting, filtering charts and simple formulas. Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

Google Docs, Sheets & Drive

A free alternative to Word and Excel, Google Docs, Sheets and Drive will allow you to easily create and save documents and spreadsheets. Learn how to use these apps, including how to use them on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Tuesday Mornings, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 9:15 am – 12:15 pm Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

Wednesday, August 7

Discover Medicare Seminar

Learn about Medicare basics: Parts A, B, C, and D including understanding the donut hole, medigap plans, and medicare advantage.

Trivia Night at All Saints

Join All Saints right around 6:30pm every Wednesday! Music, Questions Prizes Outside Patio sound is on for the summer! Sit outside on a beautiful day and still play! Questions? –> zoachtrivia.com to see how everything works

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series 

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! Beginning at 4:30 come down to the S&T Bank Courtyard and listen to The Bricks (acoustic rock) with food provided by Caffe Barista!

Computer Basics

This class is designed for the beginner and for all ages to make you comfortable with your computer. You will learn how to use Windows, how to do word processing (typing on the computer) so you can compose your emails or create a letter, how to use the Internet and your email program. You will also be introduced to the programs that come with Windows that are on your computer. Registration is required. Call 724-834-9390.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

2019 Summer’s Place Live

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Abacus Jones!

Beginner Pole Dance Nite

Learn Pole 101. Bring $5 cash and be sure to register in advance as this sells out quickly! This is our special Girls Night Out Event for all ~ FitnessEnvi members and friends!

SummerSounds at St. Clair Park

SummerSounds – Greensburg’s FREE Concerts in the Park in the beautiful Robertshaw Amphitheater with celtic rock band Seven Nations! Pre-show at 6:15pm with Same Moon, Main show at 7pm, Post-show by the Same Moon (full band) across the street at Mr. Toad’s 9pm-midnight

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Same Moon!

Military Appreciation Event

Join Z&M Harley – Davidson for a day of REMEMBERING, HONORING, & SUPPORTING our great military, both active duty, & Veterans. Be here to welcome the riders from the Fallen Heroes Run at noon with a special tribute to local Gold Star families following the arrival of the Fallen Heroes Run. All active duty and Veterans will receive a free gift courtesy of Z&M and 15% OFF licensed products in the store.

Celebrate Summer Music Fest

Music Festival happening Saturday, August 10 from 12-6PM, featuring live music, FREE food, kids activities, BMX/Skateboarding + more! 

Just JJ at Oliver’s Pourhouse

Just JJ – Acoustic performs at Oliver’s Pourhouse in downtown Greensburg on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9pm til midnight. Join the fun and festivities at this great place to grab some food, have some fun and list to live music!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

Sundays on Pittsburgh Street

Sunday Funday with Downtown Greensburg Project and Hugo’s Taproom in the parking lot below Hugo’s. Enjoy food trucks, yard gamest, music with Lazy Susan plus cocktails and beer for purchase. Food Trucks: Just Roll’d Up, Mi Empenada, Ash & Kris, Rolling Meatballs, McFeely’s Ice Cream. We will be collecting school supplies for Greensburg Salem during Sundays on Pittsburgh Street!

Westmoreland County Dog Days of Summer!

Starting at 11:00am! The Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office and the PA Department of Agriculture are proud to present the first annual Dog Day’s of Summer Event! This event will feature local adoption agencies, vendors, and of course the Treasurer’s Office Staff will be on hand to license your dog. FREE hot dog, chips, and drinks (while supplies last) provide by our generous sponsors Petagogy, Unity Printing, Wal Mart, and Sam’s Club!

Wedding and Event Showcase!

Beginning at 5:00pm! The evening will include a one-stop shop of available rentals, elegant décor, delectable catering options, bridal attire, cash bar and more—all leading up to us giving away a FREE Museum wide rental to one lucky winner! In addition, all those who book a museum rental that evening will receive a 10% discount.

Antiques & Collectables Market

Antiques & Collectibles Market, a community tradition since 1974, provides excellent buying and selling opportunities for lovers of antiques and anyone seeking vintage items. Browse for bargains, enjoy a variety of food booths, and support local history preservation. Proceeds from this event have been vital for the re-creation of Historic Hanna’s Town.

Frosting with a Twist

Enjoy an evening with friends learning cake decorating techniques while sipping on your favorite wine. This two hour class will include group and one on one instruction by Chef Julia Harhai. All materials needed to decorate will be provided. Each participant will take their cake home! Tickets are $35.00 and includes one glass of wine. Only 20 Seats available!!  Make a reservation by calling – 412-260-5584 and Purchase tickets by submitting payment to – paypal.me/Frostingwithatwist

Ancestors Day

The Library at Baltzer Meyer will be open for free family file and research books, tours of the 1884 Church and the 1881 School House (School tours @ 1:30 & 3pm)  Jan of LibbyLuLa, will be doing twining demonstrations during Ancestors Day.  Light food and refreshments. Check out: www.baltzermeyer.com for futher info.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

Pop-Up Studio: Stained Glass Sculpey

Join the Westmoreland Museum of American Art with their Pop-Up Studio! Starting at 6:00pm give adults (ages 18 and above) the opportunity to get in touch with their inner artist. Each class explores different techniques and media. No previous art experience is needed. Wine, beer, snacks and materials will be provided. Advance registration is required! 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series 

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! Beginning at 4:30 come down to the S&T Bank Courtyard and listen to The String Theory (acoustic duo)

Jackson Gardner at All Saints

Live music from 6-9pm at All Saints Brewery. Born and raised in Waynesburg PA Americana/ country/rock singer/songwriter Jackson Gardner picked up a guitar at the age of 14. Gardner proceeded to teach himself the craft of playing guitar and writing songs.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by T. Bird & Freddie!

Swing Dancing for Beginners

Swing dance is a group of dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s–1940s, with the origins of each dance predating the popular “swing era”. Join FitnessEnvi for a fun night of learning the basics. All set to the most popular and familiar music of this time! No experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothes and smooth, clean shoes.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Hayley Dailey Band!

Summer Saturday: The Rolling Stones & Pirates of the Caribbean

Set sail as the Westmoreland Museum of American Art raises the Jolly Roger with live Rolling Stones covers by Tupelo and Noah, fun outdoor and in-Museum activities, Barry’s Italian Ice, The Pub Chip Shop and cash bar. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End with Keith Richards is the featured movie. Movie begins at dusk.

Neon Swing X-Perience at Twin Lakes Park

Concert will be at Brian T. Rusnock Amphitheater Beginning at 8:00pm!

Tunes & Corks

These guys know how to jam! Come see Stevie B and Dave T on the J Cork’s patio for another episode of Tunes & Corks!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Pride in the Park Picnic 

Come on out to the Hempfield Pavilion from 2-6pm and participate in fun games and food for all ages and live music by the Heavenly Biscuits! The Westmoreland food bank will be accepting food donations!

Sonic Meditation and Sound Immersion at Moonglow Yoga

We leveled up the guided meditations by adding the tones of sacred instruments, such as the gong, Himalayan and crystal bowls, and chimes, as well as the amazing frequency-minded music of our affiliate, Listening to Smile. Harnessing the healing power of sound and vibration, our Sacred Friends are restoring personal balance and flow through this deep and transformative meditation experience! $20 per person.

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

Greensburg Restaurant Week

ThinkGreensburg is thrilled to announce the inaugural launch of Greensburg Restaurant Week, coming to a Greensburg restaurant near you! Beginning 9:00am, Monday August 19 through Sunday August 25 ! 

Wednesday, August 21

Listening Session: Rock n’ Rock Hall of Fame

Nwaka Onwusa, Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, leads an interactive conversation and listening session celebrating the overwhelming musical explosion, creativity and impact of rock n’ roll music during the ’60s and ’70s. Revisit familiar sounds that shaped the culture while uncovering stories and sounds that helped to challenge and propel rock n’ roll further. Tickets are $8 members and $10 for non-members. FREE for students with valid ID. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.showclix.com/event/listening-session-rock-roll-hall-of-fame, or call 1.888.718.4253.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series 

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! Beginning at 4:30 come down to the S&T Bank Courtyard and listen to East Coast Turnaround Full Acoustic Band (southern rock, blues & soul) with food provided by Elegant Catering!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Flower Child!

Banana Split Celebration

Celebrate National Banana Split Day with an entire weekend event beginning August 23 at 12:00pm – August 24 where this all-American dessert was invented — Latrobe, PA!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Shiva Skydriver!

Summer TAPout

Mark your calendars for the first-ever installment of Summer TAPout starting at 11:30am! Presented by Tapped Brick Oven & Pour House and Breaking Brews, this all-day event will be everything you could ask for in a Saturday…and a little bit more.

Tunes & Corks

Andy Gregg and his wife Natalie grace the J Cork’s patio with their dual performance this week for Tunes & Corks!

Stage Right Season Auditions

STAGE RIGHT! 2019-2020 21st Professional Season Audition, Saturday, August 24, 2019 – 3:00pm-7:00pm. They are seeking, Non-Equity and Equity actors for various roles in our upcoming 2019-2020 season. (This company secures Tier 1 Guest Artist contracts for a limited number AEA artists per show.) Stage Right current students and ANY prospective students are welcome to audition, however ALL students must be enrolled in a class during the semester that the show falls in to to be cast in the show.

Yoga Under the Stars

Take your practice 4 floors up to turn your perspective on its head. With our friend Sarah Just leading this totally one-of-a-kind Vinyasa experience, you’re in for a BYOM, all-levels class that’ll loosen up those tight spots in no time. The soft evening light leading into the stars shining from the sky sets the perfect mood for any yogis hoping to find inner peace. Join us on the top floor of Robert Bell Parking Garage in downtown Greensburg on July 20 from 8:00-9:00pm for Yoga Under the Stars. Located at 106 W. Otterman St. there is plenty of parking available, you can take the elevator up to the top level. Please bring your own mat and don’t forget your water, class will begin promptly at 8:00pm.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

Greensburg Night Market!

Beginning at 4:00pm! Enjoy local artisans, makers and growers at our Night Markets this summer! With fresh produce and goods from local vendors, enjoy a unique and convenient shopping experience that enlivens the city. Night Market will be located at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art! 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series 

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! Beginning at 4:30 come down to the S&T Bank Courtyard and listen to The Laurel (rock) with food provided by Miss Meatball LLC!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Alive & Well!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

2019 Summer’s Place Live!

Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Detention!

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