October Events in Greensburg

Fall is officially under way! Check out the events, parties, celebrations and other events for this fun-filled October. Do you have an event coming up?  Add it to our Event Calendar!

October Events in Greensburg

Monday, October 1

Coat Drive

Rotary of Westmoreland Annual Coat Drive. There are 100’s of local children in need of coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and mittens. Please donate now before it gets too cold! We just ask that the coats are gently used, freshly washed, and free of rips and stains. Please visit here for the list of drop off locations.

Tuesday, October 2

Readings of Winning Entries in LVW Flash Fiction Contest

Readings of Winning entries to the Ligonier Valley Writers flash fiction contest will be presented at Craftique Collections on East Pittsburgh St., Greensburg. These short stories are Halloween themed.

Wednesday, October 3

Free Admission Wednesday Evenings

Relax at The Westmoreland from 5 pm – 7 pm after your long work day! Grab some bites from the food truck in the parking lot!

Thursday, October 4

Fall Family Funfest

Gather the family for a fun afternoon at Twin Lakes Park full of refreshments, family fun, basket raffles and much more. The event is from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. For more information contact Michele Wentzel at 724-830-4266 or mwentze2@co.westmoreland.pa.us.

Andy & Natalie Gregg Acoustic at All Saints

Classic Country Music, Craft Beer and Denise!

Friday, October 5

Ask Anything Clinic

Questions on basic maintenance? We’ve got you covered. Need help setting sag? We can do that. What the hell is tubeless? We can explain that. Stop by for a Q and A session. We will lead it starting with some basic maintenance info. If there are specific things you’d like to cover just write it below. Let’s have some fun! Bring your own lawn chair and beverages.

Saturday, October 6

Halloween Pole Party

FitnessEnvi invites you to its annual Halloween Costume Party from 6:30 pm – 8 pm! This is a costume contest built around the pole dance moves they teach you. No experience is required! Bring treats or BYOB (for 21 and older). This event costs $25 at the door, but only $20 in advance. 

Wine & Chocolate Gala

Hosted by The Westmoreland Children First, enjoy wine tasting and gourmet chocolate from 7 pm – 9:30 pm at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center.

Opening Reception: Saturated Scapes by Sandy Mears

Join DV8 Espresso Bar and Gallery for the opening gallery exhibit by Greensburg artist, Sandy Mears and her show, Saturated Scapes, an ethereal, magnificent journey into Impressionism and landscape. Saturday, 10/6: 4p-6p. Live music by cellist, Sarah Ferrell and her students.

Shuey Burger Bash

Come out and enjoy a famous Shuey Burger, or two 🍔🍔… and music 🎶🎶… see you there!!!

Sunday, October 7

Yoga + Vision Boarding

Please join Moonglow Yoga for an inspiring vision board workshop- lead by Kalie Leksell. In this workshop, we will tap into our creativity and possibility to envision our ideal future.

Grove Street Park + Spring St. Park Playground Block Party

Join VOW as they hold a block party to support the Grove St. Park project. Live music, food and games.

Tuesday, October 9

23rd Annual Hempfield – Greensburg Fire Prevention Day

Join the Hempfield Township, Borough of south Greensburg, Borough of southwest Greensburg and the City of Greensburg fire departments for this education event! There will be large equipment displays and live demonstrations to help prevent fires, all starting at 6:30 pm. 

Wednesday, October 10

Free Admission Wednesday Evenings

Relax at The Westmoreland from 5 pm – 7 pm after your long work day! Grab some bites from the food truck in the parking lot!

Art Opening

Enjoy live music by Nick Weglowski, coffee, sweets, wine and light snacks starting at 6:30 pm. This free event will be held at the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center!

Friday, October 12

Art Exhibit Opening Reception for Justin Hicks

Meet the artist while enjoying food, drinks and 42 of his wonderful pieces. There will be a mix of pieces that fall within a range of subject matter. This event will take place at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library at 6 pm.

Saturday, October 13

Celebrate 50! Opening Night

Join the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra for our 50th Season Anniversary Opening Night! Artistic Director Daniel Meyer welcomes 15-year old piano virtuoso Maxim Lando to perform Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. The concert also includes Sibelius’ Finlandia, Symphony No. 7 and Pärt’s Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten. Student Rush $5 tickets available one hour prior to the concert with valid i.d.

Fall in Love with New Beginnings

Cancelled wedding turned amazing fundraiser for Blackburn Center.

Sunday, October 14

Barbershop Throw Down

This fun-filled event includes live entertainment, food, drinks and, prizes and drawings. Stop by Straight Ahead Barbershop for a ticket or pay $20 at the door. There is also a 40-man open jiu-jitsu competition with prizes!

Monday, October 15

BYOB – Styling Class

Contempo Artistries Salon & Spa invites you to its BYOB – Styling Class! Bring your own BLOWDRYER along with all your styling products and they will teach you how to use your tools properly, what works best and much more! There is limited space so reserve your spot soon!

Tuesday, October 16

October’s Tuesdays Together Meet-Up

This months topic is on Systems, Automation & workflow! Join Tiffany Jackson at her studio starting at 6 pm! There will be a tasty cheese board ready, all you have to do is BYOB!

Wednesday, October 17

Free Admission Wednesday Evenings

Relax at The Westmoreland from 5 pm – 7 pm after your long work day! Grab some bites from the food truck in the parking lot!

WCT’s 14th Annual Runway Fashion Show

Join the Westmoreland Cultural Trust at The Palace Theatre starting at 6 pm for their Fairy Tale Fashion! After the runway show, all are invited to the after-party full of bites and sweets. Tickets are on sale now! Purchase a VIP ticket and get some special treatment! 

Halloween Theme Dinner

Join Tapped Brick Oven and Pour House for our next monthly wine dinner featuring a Halloween theme. Cost is $45 per person (does not include tax and gratuity) and will feature 5 courses and 4 wines. Reservations and $25/person deposit are required by October 14th. Please call us at 724-850-8277 to make your reservation!

Thursday, October 18

Meditation basics is a 6 week course designed to teach a beginner the fundamentals of meditation at Satya Yoga. In this 6 week course we will practice and discuss various meditation techniques. Each class will start with a brief series of movements to stretch out the body and enable the student to sit or rest comfortably for the meditation practice. We will practice Progressive Relaxation, Metta Meditation (Loving Kindness), Mindfulness, Breath Awareness, Zen Meditation, and Yoga Nidra as part of the 6 weeks.

Friday, October 19

Adventure Night Ride

Pack up your favorite off road or mixed surface rig and come join us. We will ride road, single track, and gravel. Sense of adventure and night light needed. Plan for up to a two hour stroll.

Saturday, October 20

Yoga Class at Petagogy Greensburg

There will be a 60-minute, beginner-friendly yoga class starting at 9 am taught by Jennifer Goebel of JG Yoga and Wellness! The class only costs $10 and all proceeds go to the Humane Society of Westmoreland County! 

Big Art Party

Celebrate art and nature during The Westmoreland’s signature event and party of the year! Everyone is encouraged to show support by wearing green or entering to win the best “repurposed or recycled” party outfit contest. Cost is $125 for members and $150 for non-members; proceeds support The Westmoreland’s exhibition and education programs!

Wednesday, October 24

Unity Celebration

The Westmoreland Diversity Coalition invites you to their annual Unity Celebration featuring agencies and organizations from throughout Westmoreland County as well as performances and presentations! The celebration theme is Make Our Difference our Strengths and will begin at 4 pm. 

Free Admission Wednesday Evenings

Relax at The Westmoreland from 5 pm – 7 pm after your long work day! Grab some bites from the food truck in the parking lot!

Saturday, October 27

BUTI Glow

Satya Yoga invites you to their Buti Glow session with Advanced But Glow instructor, Sarah Stevey. This special class is done under backlights with glow in the dark body paint. This fusion of cardio-intense tribal dance, creative asana and dynamic movements will get you moving. Pre-register today! Tickets are only $20!

Wednesday, October 31

Free Admission Wednesday Evenings

Relax at The Westmoreland from 5 pm – 7 pm after your long work day! Grab some bites from the food truck in the parking lot!

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