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
Sunday, July 1
Join the Downtown Greensburg Project by celebrating its 3rd anniversary by giving back to the community and cleaning up the parquet on S. PA Ave. Donors and volunteers needed!
Hosted by Friends of South Greensburg Park, enjoy this free family-friendly concert in South Greensburg Community Park starting at 4pm! Pack a picnic or bring a cooler (no glass bottles).
The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra invites you to celebrate the Fourth of July with them at St. Clair Park. Family and friends are encouraged to enjoy classics, patriotic favorites and pops including selections from the Sound of Music, Little Mermaid, Armed Forces Salute and much more. Donations are welcomed and music-inspired crafts will be available for kids!
On the first Sunday of each month, admission to The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is free. It’s a great day to bring all of your friends and family!
Wednesday, July 4
Start your morning with a 5K Run & Walk taking place at Lynch Field beginning at 8:30am. Team categories are available and prizes will be given to top placing participants. The 5K is a signup event only that includes a kids sparkler run afterwards! Benefits from the event will be given to the American Heart Association.
Celebrate America’s birthday by visiting the Historic Hanna’s Town, a Revolutionary War settlement. The guided tours will illustrate how Hanna’s Town played an important role in the events before, during and after the war that created the United States of America.
Thursday, July 5
Enjoy live music, great ethic foods and shopping at the Artist Market. Friends and family are encouraged to celebrate summer during this four day event! Festival runs July 5-8.
This acoustic trio emphasizes classic acoustic rock including selections from America, Van Morrison, James Taylor, Zac Brown Band and many more. Hosted by The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust, enjoy this live performance from 6pm – 9:30pm.
Friday, July 6
Come witness one of the most extraordinary young stars in the blues starting at 7pm at St. Clair Park.
Saturday, July 7
Entrepreneurs can learn the most valuable information for starting their own business or looking to improve their existing skills! This free workshop is hosted at The Greensburg Hempfield Area Library.
Hosted by Mr. Toad’s, there will be an all-day cookout and beer trucks available at the best party in July! See performances by Forest and the Sea, Craig & the Good Time Gang, Supper Break String Band and Habatat.
Sunday, July 8
Starting at 7:30am and happening the 2nd Sunday of each month (May-October), visit over 100 vendors at Historic Hanna’s Town for a variety of one-of-a-kind items.
Monday, July 9
Starting at 7pm, the meeting is open to the public and is held in Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of the Greensburg City Hall.
Tuesday, July 10
This meeting is an AM meeting starting at 9am and will include coffee and confections for everyone to enjoy! Bring your favorite mug and discuss the topic of Passive & Diversified Income.
Enjoy a free summer concert at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center performed by the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Academy of Music’s Summer Philharmonic. This is open to the public and includes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Borodin’s Symphony No. 2 – 1st mvt, John William’s Selections from Jurassic Park and more!
Anyone and Everyone interested in volunteering to ensure that Greensburg Civic Theatre can launch its 67th season, please attend one of two Open House dates to learn how You can contribute to LIVE THEATRE for adults and youth in our region!
Join Parkwood Inn for a friendly guest bartending competition benefiting Wayward Whiskers Animal Rescue! There will be 50/50, Jello Shots and basket raffles! It is sure to be a fun evening!
Thursday, July 12
Trio Phonon is the second in the 2018 Summer Chamber Music series at Unity Chapel. Donations benefit the programs of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Youth Orchestra. The even is general admission at the door, costing only $10 per person.
See members Bob Boyle, Vinnie DeFloria, Dave Zajdel and Ned Stokes perform a mixture of old-style wonder blues music with a touch of classic rock. Hosted by The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust, enjoy this live performance from 6pm – 9:30pm.
Friday, July 13
It’s time for happy hour at The Westmoreland once again! Enjoy live music by Glenn Cawood, an art scavenger hunt, light bites from Elegant Catering and drinks, including beer from All Saints Brewing Company. This month’s sponsor is Penn State University New Kensington/Penn State University New Kensington Alumni Society.
Join Lapels at their annual Tommy Bahama Summer Sale & Island Party! Enjoy Bob’s homemade Sangria and Island Appetizers while you shop from their Tommy Bahama collection and the entire Lapels line of casual sportswear for summer. Can’t make it on Friday? Then, join them on Saturday, July 14th when the sale continues.
Enjoy a performance by the folk-rock singer, songwriter and guitarist at St. Clair Park starting at 7pm.
Saturday, July 14
Inspired by William Holbrook Beard’s Five Bears in The Art of Giving exhibition, families are encouraged to pack a picnic to enjoy in The Westmoreland’s garden and on their patio. Don’t forget your teddy bears and join them for fun entertainment and activities!
A representative of the Westmoreland County Historical Society will be taking individuals on a photographic tour of downtown Greensburg starting at 9am. The architecture and history of the city will be discussed along with interior tours of The Palace Theatre and Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. For more information, check out this article.
Tuesday, July 17
Please join the YWCA Westmoreland County for an informative panel discussion event featuring six of our YWCA Rising Star Awardees. “Helping Women Excel in the Workforce.” The panelists and moderator will discuss their views on overcoming career obstacles and challenges; the importance of networking and mentorship; how employers can encourage women’s leadership; finding a life-work balance and more.
Wednesday, July 18
Tapped Brick Oven and Pour House’s July Wine Pairing Dinner will be a Cookout theme. Please call 724-850-8277 to make your reservation. Dinner is $45/person (does not include tax and gratuity) and a $25/person deposit is required with your reservation. Space is limited!
Thursday, July 19
Gary and Dawn sang together in their high school days and are now performing during TGIS. Gary has a deep love and appreciation for country music which is apparent during his performances. Dawn has sang everything from hard rock to country. Hosted by The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust, enjoy this live performance from 6pm – 9:30pm.
Saturday, July 21
Owners, managers, executives, non-profit directors and all are welcomed to learn the importance of understanding Financial Statements. This free workshop is hosted at The Greensburg Hempfield Area Library.
Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter has partnered again with the Five Star Trail Chapter. All proceeds will benefit both chapters.
An ice cream social at Nevin Arena at Lynch Field. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 18 and under.
Looking to relax after your long week? Join us on the top floor of Robert Bell Parking Garage in downtown Greensburg on July 21 from 8:30-9:30pm for Yoga Under the Stars. You won’t want to miss 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. Purchase tickets here.
Sunday, July 22
Join The Westmoreland for a Sunday brunch provided by Elegant Catering proceeded by a personal tour of The Art of Giving exhibition. Space is limited and reservations are required for both seatings.
Thursday, July 26
Experience a blend of rock, blues, country and soul through songs that chronicle the struggles of everyday people in Western Pennsylvania. Hosted by The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust, enjoy this live performance from 6pm – 9:30pm.
Come have a fun night out with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region at Robokyo Sushi and Steakhouse for their annual Guest Bartender and Rice-tini Event!
Friday, July 27
Bring your pup and join Petagogy for free beer, for the humans, and free Barely Bones Craft Dog Treats, for the pups. 10% of all sales will be donated to Wildlife Works Inc., the guest bartenders of the evening.
Known as one of the most dynamic and determined bands touring America since 1989, come witness a performance full of a wide variety of genres. Genres include original roots music infused with elements of cajun, rock, folk, reggae and country. Starting at 7pm, you won’t want to miss this free concert at St. Clair Park.
Saturday, July 28
Support local Greensburg Artist, Crystal Berry, as well as Headkeeper Tapas Bar during this unveiling event. Enjoy foods, drinks and new art from 6pm – 9pm.
Join the G.B.P.A. for a rain or shine “Cruisin’ in Greensburg” from 11am – 4pm. There will be plaques, trophies, prizes, music and food trucks!