Events that you need to go to in July in Greensburg

Photo: The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Summer is in full swing and July is packed with celebrations, live music performances, great outdoor events and more! Take a look at what’s planned this month in the Greensburg area. Have an event coming up? Add it to our Event Calendar!

JULY EVENTS IN GREENSBURG

TUESDAY, JULY 2

Food Trucks ‘n Fun

Food trucks and live music at Z&M Motors from 5-8pm. Live Music from: Elias Khouri Food Truck Line-up: Elegant CateringEarth, Wheel and Fire, LLC Mobile Wood Fired Pizza, Kings Food Truck, Hoshi PghAsh&kris Kitchen

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

Stone Tiki Escape

Starting at 6pm! Stop by Tapped Brick Oven & Pour House and try some of Stone’s island-inspired beers like Tangerine Express, Tropic of Thunder, Scorpion Bowl and a few more! There will be giveaways and prizes throughout the evening!

THURSDAY, JULY 4

45th Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival

Beginning at 11am-6pm! Join the fun from July 4 to July 7, as 2019 marks the 45th year of the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival! Bring your family, bring your friends, bring everyone you know and spend the day dancing to live music, eating tons of great ethnic foods, and shopping your time away at the fabulous Artist Market.

Hanna’s Town Independence Celebration 

Celebrate America’s birthday at a Revolutionary War settlement! Discover how western Pennsylvania participated in important events before, during, and after the war that created the United States of America. Join the fun for a tour of Historic Hanna’s Town, activities for children, and a special reading of the Declaration of Independence! Free admission starting at 11:00am – 4:00pm!

Freedom 5K Race

Run or Walk the Freedom 5K race at Lynch field! Race begins at 8:30am-9:30am! Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association! Registration ends on July 2 hurry and sign up today!

FRIDAY, JULY 5

Parking Lot Party

Mark your calendar for Friday July 5 starting at 12pm-5pm The Pawn and Jewelry Exchange will be having an entire store sale! There will also be prizes, lots of food and drinks provided by Pineapple Grill Catering!

Tunes & Corks – Mike Medved

Come check out another newbie to the patio at J.Corks, Mike Medved beginning at 8pm!

Summer Place Live!

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by Right Turn Clyde on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Swift Technique at SummerSounds

SummerSounds free Friday night concerts at St. Clair Park. Swift Technique, Philadelphia’s fiery funk extravaganza, is sprinting into its tenth year at full speed! The band’s unique blend of funk, soul, rock, hip-hop and relentless showmanship has propelled the group into their most successful period to date.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

Spark In da Pan (steel drum group)

Join the fun at 7pm at All Saints Brewing Company! This Spark in da Pan steel drum group is dedicated to spreading the sounds of the islands throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Plus some low and slow custom BBQ from Pittsburgh Smokehouse.

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by The Hayley Dailey Band on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm! 

Sunday, July 7

Community Day: American Independence

Celebrate America’s Independence with blacksmithing demonstrations, art activities, music, and historical tours. You can even meet some historical figures while you are at it! Watch The Barefoot Forge hammer some hot steel during blacksmithing demonstrations. Be transported to the 18th century with music by Wayward Companions. Experience 18th century reenactments from Proctor’s Militia. Eat some delicious treats from Happy Camper Cakes. All hosted at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

4th of July Sunday Funday

The summer fun continues with B&B Acoustic Live on the patio at Bar Nine to celebrate this great country’s birthday!!! The party kicks off at 2:00PM. Great food and great music with us and Corona Light!

MONDAY , JULY 8

Art Camp: E-Art

This week from July 8 – July 12 we will use the earth as our subject. Campers will be using natural and recycled materials to create works of art inspired from our planet Earth. Projects will include painting, drawing, and sculpture. All artwork will be proudly displayed in an exhibit at the end of camp! For children 7-9 years old, $135 members/$155 non-members Register Today!

Summer Camp: Little Patriots 

Through Monday, July 8- Friday, July 12 Campers ages 6-8 discover early American history through the day-to-day lives of people in Hanna’s Town in the time of the American Revolution. Camp activities includes: a variety of educational hands-on activities within one designated week, a camp T-shirt, one lunch cooked at Hanna’s Town, and a social for families after camp on Friday!

Aviation Now and the Future of Space

This program at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library, presented by Robert Allison, will discuss the Wright Brothers, dreams of going to the moon, the first moon landing, the future of space, and much more! This is a family program so registration is needed! You can register online at https://bit.ly/2HKtU7f or by calling 724-837-5620, ext 4

Wednesday, July 10

The Cheeseburger Ride

Join Flat Tire Co Bike Shop for a family friendly, and fun for all ages bike ride! Join the crew for a jaunt around town followed by the famous $5 cheeseburger at Dagwood’s. Expect a casual pace involving riding through the neighborhoods and local trail. All ages welcome.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! This thursday Bad Boy Blues Band (rock & blues) will be performing at 4:30! Food will be Elegant Catering

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by The HitchHikers on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm! 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by The Bricks on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Summer in the City in Downtown Greensburg

Beginning from 10:00 am-5:00 pm Stroll the streets of Downtown Greensburg, shop sidewalk sales, grab a bite, and enjoy summertime shopping the way it used to be! Join in on this fun community event! 

Opening Exhibit: “All Stewed Up” works by Cheryl Cochran

Join DV8 Espresso Bar and Gallery for the opening exhibit of Greensburg artist from 1pm-3pm, Cheryl Cochran. Cheryl’s unique style is abstract and ethereal. Her creative works often invoke a different dimension that’s a must see!! Live music by Jaded Harmony

Tunes and Corks – Jeff Grable

Jeff Grable will be performing his solo acoustic act on the patio at J. Corks starting at 8pm for another installment of Tunes & Corks!

Live Wire at Scooby’s Pub, Greensburg, Pa

Starting at 10pm! Come see Live Wire at Scooby’s Pub and take a ride on the Wild Side! With all the buzz going on about the new Motley Crue movie “The Dirt” what better way to bring the Crue back than coming to Greensburg to put on a show! Tickets will be available at the door!

Hope and Heartbreak: Book Discussion & Signing with Scott Brown

Join local author, Scott Brown, at DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery, as he discusses his latest ambitious undertaking, “Hope & Heartbreak: Beyond the Numbers of the Opioid Epidemic”.

Opening Exhibit: “All Stewed Up” works by Cheryl Cochran

Join DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery for the opening exhibit of Greensburg artist, Cheryl Cochran. Cheryl’s unique style is abstract and ethereal. Her creative works often invoke a different dimension that’s a must see! Live music by Jaded Harmony.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

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 games, corn hole, and live music with cocktails and beer for purchase.

Antiques and Collectables Market

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. The quaint and historic setting will host over 100 vendors offering a variety of one-of-a-kind items covering a wide price range. This event will be held rain or shine beginning at 8:00am! 

Wednesday, July 17

Pop-Up Studio: Psychedelic 2D Wax Painting

Using wax and basic hand tools, you will transform psychedelic designs into colorful and unique 2D creations on Yupo paper. Pop-Up Studios at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 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. Cost: $20 members/ $25 non-members. To register, visit https://www.showclix.com/event/pop-up-studio-psychedelic-2d-wax-painting, or call 1.888.718.4253. Space is limited.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

TGIS – Free Outdoor Concert Series

While supporting local talent, patrons can enjoy a summer of live music for FREE every Thursday evening! The event will begin at 4:30 by Gary Pratt (country) with food provided by Caffe Barista!

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by T. Bird & Freddie on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Yappy Hour at Petagogy Greensburg

Bring your pup and join the fun with good beers, good dogs and good times on Friday, July 19 at Petagogy Greensburg! From 6:00 to 8:00 pm! Enjoy free beer–for the humans 21 years of age–and free Barley Bones Craft Dog Treats–treats made from spent brewing grains–for the dogs!

Selwyn Birchwood at SummerSounds

SummerSounds free Friday night concerts at St. Clair Park. With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his trailblazing, instantly memorable songs and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Birchwood is among the most extraordinary young stars in the blues. Birchwood’s high-octane blues—at once deeply rooted, funky and up-to-the-minute—are played with passion and honest emotion.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by Tim & Stacey on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Summer Saturday’s – ” The Endless Summer” Beach Party

Beginning at 7pm! July’s featured movie is Endless Summer! We’ll keep the summer going while celebrating the Era of Cool with live beach tunes by Stage Right!, Fun outdoor and in-Museum activities, Barry’s Italian Ice, Smoker’s BBQ and a cash bar. Movie begins at dusk!

Yoga Under the Stars

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. Please bring your own mat and don’t forget your water! $10 per person + Eventbrite fee (Tickets at the door are $10 cash only)

The 20th annual Five Star Trail Poker Run

The Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter has partnered again with the Five Star Trail Chapter to put on the Poker Run, and all proceeds from this event will benefit the two trail chapters. Participants can choose which trail group they would like their entry fees to be credited towards. Registration begins at 8am with the start of the race to follow at 9am!

To receive a registration form, please call the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at 724-830-3950 or visit www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks. 

Monday, July 22

Art Camp: Make Pop Art

Art campers will explore influential styles of some of the American modern art masters and tour The Westmoreland’s exhibit The Era of Cool: Pop artist John Van Hamersveld. Campers will develop and create their own works of modern and graphic art using a variety of materials and techniques including painting and printmaking followed by their own exhibit the last day of camp. For children 10-12 years old. $135 members/$155 non-members. To register, click here (https://www.showclix.com/event/make-art-pop)or call 888.718.4253.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

Greensburg Night Market

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. Fresh fruit and vegetables, cut flowers, plants, organic milk, honey, local meats and liquors, plus salsas and dips are all available for shoppers, along with an assortment of artisan vendors.

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 Hamilton Ave.(classic rock), food by Caffe Barista!

FRIDAY, JULY 26

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by Craig & The Good Times Gang on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Flat Tire Co. Kids Camp

The Flat Tire Co. staff is excited to offer their first children’s program in July of 2019. This is a three day camp starting Friday July 26- Sunday July 28! The camp is focused on helping increase kids confidence, skills, and love for riding mountain bikes! Parents are welcome to join in on our weekend adventure, let us know if you are interested! $350 per camper, with discounts on siblings!

SATURDAY, JULY 27

Summer’s Place Live

Enjoy some Live, Local Acoustic, by Woodsmoke on The Plaza at Stonewater Friday & Saturday starting at 8pm – 11pm!

Tunes & Corks

The duo of Jane West and Joe Golden return to the patio for the Tunes & Corks concert series! It will be a great night under the stars!

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