Summer may be ending but that doesn’t mean the fun does! September is jam packed with tons of events! Plus, Greensburg Craft Beer Week is set for the 20-28!
Sunday, September 1
Celebrate Labor Day as the The Westmoreland Museum becomes a Makerspace inspiring you to “work,” even on a holiday weekend! Artists and tinkerers will help you experiment, imagine, create, invent and build things. Get ready to work, work work! Enjoy a fresh, made-to-order doughnut from Dahntahn Donuts! Make plans to attend this FREE community event!
Tuesday, September 3
Farmer’s Market from 2:30-6pm in the Buncher Parking Lot on S. PA Ave.
Thursday, September 5
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 Greensburg Music Fest featuring vendors, food trucks, and more!
Live music from Andy & Natalie Gregg, singer/songwriter classic and outlaw country artists at All Saints Brewing Co from 6-9pm.
Friday, September 6
Starting at 6pm! Celebrate the upcoming Historic House Tour of Westmoreland County with cocktails and hearty hors d’oeuvres catered by Rizzo’s! This year’s Toast the Tour will be hosted at the historic Steel House at Westmoreland Historical Society & Historic Hanna’s Town built in 1910 and recently renovated with the construction of the Westmoreland History Education Center.
Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Hayley Dailey Music!
Saturday, September 7
Beginning at 8:00am! Sound Supplements will have their favorite products for September on display for you to try out at Virtus Institute. Their knowledgeable staff will be on hand to give you all the details about the store, and everything inside!
Beginning at 8:00pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Same Moon!
Starting at 9:30am and 11:30am! The Palace Theatre will be conducting free tours!! These one-hour tours include interesting facts and trivia about the former Manos Theatre, a vaudeville and movie house that opened September 2, 1926.
Join Contempo Artistries Salon in celebrating 12 years! Beginning at 10 am and ending at 4 pm! They will have THE STEEL CITY CHIMNEYS food truck, 15% off all products, and baskets and raffles! This is a party you do not want to miss out on!
Join Bushy Run Battlefield first Paws in the Park dog-friendly event starting at 11am! Activities will include an obstacle course, DIY pet item stations, paw print art, a scavenger hunt, a caricature artist, photo booth, and more! There will also be a concession stand featuring a themed hot dog bar menu, a basket auction, and a small, special exhibit on display in the museum.
Told Ya So live at J Corks on the patio from 8-11pm.
Celebrate Monarch migration with a migration tour, crafts, music, puppet show, and information on pollinator plants for your home.
Sunday, September 8
Join Petagogy in celebrating their customers! starting at 12:00pm, Bring your pet and enjoy activities, samples, giveaways, raffles and more. Plus, get 10% off your entire purchase at Petagogy Greensburg!
Tuesday, September 10
Join Melody from Souther Tier Brewing at The Headkeeper for a Jack-O-Lantern hoisting competition, Cold Pressed Pumking, and more! Prizes and Samples!
Friday, September 13
Starting at 6pm! Westmoreland Cultural Trust will present the 2ND ANNUAL GREENSBURG MUSIC FEST WITH 7 STAGES – OVER 35 BANDS – FOOD TRUCKS – ARTISTS – VENDORS Free parking is available in the Robert A. Bell Parking Garage!!!
Enjoy shopping makers, growers and artisans in the Buncher Parking Lot (next to DV8 Espresso Bar) during the Greensburg Music Fest! 4 bands will be playing throughout the evening in the lot!
During Greensburg Music Fest stop by 12th Octave for their Grand Opening beginning at 5:30! While you there enter your name in a drawing for a chance to win free music lessons!
Westmoreland Cultural Trust’s MusicFest will take place on Friday, Sept. 13 in downtown Greensburg! While you’re out and about, be sure to stop by the Museum and listen to live music outside and some of your favorite records inside. In collaboration with Rabbit Hole Records Greensburg, enjoy various genre listening stations inspired by John Van Hamersveld album covers, discuss the differences between vinyl and digital recordings, and make a playlist of your own. Also, check out Robertshaw Gallery to view the exhibition A Musical Number.
Special Event! The 2nd Greensburg Music Festival and Tunes & Corks combine to bring you The Joint Commission yet again from 8-11pm on the J Corks patio.
Saturday, September 14
Beginning at 8pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Detention!
The ‘Chick-n-Ribs Fest’ in Greensburg, PA will be held on Saturday, September 14th from 10am – 3pm! Located in the parking lot on S Pennsylvania Ave, between Pittsburgh & Second Streets. Free city parking in Greensburg on weekends!
Stan Gordon’s illustrated presentation highlights some of the most famous and unusual UFO, Bigfoot, and strange encounter cases that he has investigated since 1965. Do these strange creatures actually exist? Register online at https://bit.ly/2HKtU7f or by calling 724-837-5620, ext. 2. This program is for adults!
An open exhibit (unjuried) at the Greensburg Art Center from September 14 -October 18. Opening Reception is September 14 from 6-8pm. Join them for a relaxing evening of art, good company and fun. Artist entry forms online www greensburgartcenter.org, must register by by Friday, September 5, 2019
Sunday, September 15
History is made of stories – and what better way to introduce young children to the past than through picture books! Children, accompanied by an adult, are invited to an educational read-aloud session followed by a hands-on activity. Children may have heard the Star-Spangled Banner song, but do they know the story of the flag and the seamstresses who created it? “Long May She Wave: The True Story of Caroline Pickersgill and Her Star-Spangled Creation” by Kristen Fulton explores this fascinating history. This read-aloud is just in time for the anniversary of the Battle of Fort McHenry.
Wednesday, September 18
Learn about Medicare basics at Wellness on the Point: Parts A, B, C, and D including understanding the donut hole, medigap plans, and medicare advantage.
Take some floral wire and twist it into a fanciful and fun sculpture at The Westmoreland! Pop-Up Studios 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-twisted-fun, or call 1.888.718.4253. Space is limited.
Suavity’s Mouthpiece singer J. Trafford will perform at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art on Wednesday, September 18 beginning at 6:30! The performance will be part of Keystone Pride & Equality Coalition‘s inaugural Listening Session!
Thursday, September 19
The Westmoreland invites all regional teachers K–12 and administrators to the Museum for a night highlighting what we have to offer you and your students. Learn more about upcoming exhibitions, field trip and outreach opportunities, school partnerships, school programs, and classroom support materials. Take a tour of the Museum’s newest exhibition, Era of Cool: The Art of John Van Hamersveld, and engage in hands-on activities. Three Act 48 Hours will be given for participation. Lite bites, beer and wine will be provided.
Second Annual Release of our Milkshake IPA Collaboration with Yellow Bridge Brewing Co. and Tapped Brick Oven & Pour House! A pre kick-off event for Greensburg Craft Beer Week!
Friday, September 20
Celebrate the launch of Downtown Greensburg Project‘s Greensburg Craft Beer Week! Westmoreland Cultural Trust Presents Blues, Brews and BBQ! Friday, September 20, 2019 LIVE MUSIC! LOCAL BREW! LOCAL BBQ! Location: Art in the Alley / Helman-Ghrist Parking Lot Time: 6-10pm / FREE PARKING! *Must be 21+ to drink responsibly
Beginning at 8pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by Tim and Stacey!
Please join Stage Right for a post-show reception in the Megan’s Suite directly following the opening night of The Little Mermaid – Friday September 20!
Greensburg Craft Beer Week September 20-28
Greensburg Craft Beer Week is a 9 day celebration of craft beer and the Greensburg community! 34+ events throughout the week at local bars, restaurants in businesses. Enjoy beer and food pairings, beer releases, tap takeovers and more! Full list of events.
Saturday, September 21
Beginning at 8pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by The HitchHickers!
Join Gingerbread Running Man for a fun run through downtown Greensburg followed by craft beer cocktails at Hugo’s Taproom as part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week! The run will start at 9:30 in front of Hugo’s. All skill levels are welcome! Then the taproom will open at 10 am with craft cocktails on specials!
Beginning at 12pm! Trike & Chug, an event that is a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week, puts you in the driver’s seat of an adult sized trike and brings you back to when you were a kid! Support the Rotary of Westmoreland and sign up a team!
Join Mr. Toads as they host the best end of summer party. The day kicks off at noon. Live Music: Same Moon 1-3, B & B Acoustic 3:15-5:15, Sean Howard Orchestra 5:30-7:30, Habatat 8-10 As always they will have the grill fired up, beer trucks & corn hole. Plus beer from Invisible Man Brewing! So grab some friends & come rock out as we say goodbye to summer. Event is held rain or shine.
Sunday, September 22
The official home brew competition & beer tasting of Greensburg Craft Beer Week! You won’t want to miss the chance to sample these great beers — and possibly discover the area’s next brewer. This a ticketed event where guests will be able to taste and vote for their favorite home brews entered into the competition. Enjoy live music, food trucks and the photo booth then grab some GBGCBW swag at the merch tent! 30 Home Brewers will be present, attendees will be able to taste over 60 beers! Purchase tickets here.
This is going to be the second annual benefit to support local veterans. There will be 8 guns given away and a open class Jiu-Jitsu competition with prizes. LADYS this year you will also have your own bracket. There will be food ,beer and entertainment provided. All ages welcome this is a way to raise some money for a good cause and bring everyone together for a fun day.
Monday, September 23
Stick City Brewing located in Mars, PA will be providing Marino’s American Eatery with two TBA kegs. Kegs will be tapped at 5pm.
Join Contempo Artistries Salon for an evening of beers and beautifying! They’ll be teaming up with New Crescent Brewery from Irwin, PA. They’ll have beer sampling going on, and some of your favorite CA stylists will be doing complimentary blowouts and peppermint shampoo for the gentlemen! You will also have the option to upgrade your blowouts, and can receive additional raffle ticket entries!
Hugo’s Taproom will be hosting Twisted Trivia during Greensburg Craft Beer Week and serving local brews from Greensburg’s newest craft brewery, Invisible Man Brewing.
Join Robokyo for a sushi and beer pairing with Levity Brewing Co. as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week!
Tuesday, September 24
Starting at 7pm! Casually come assemble a jigsaw puzzle or compete as a team to be the fastest to assemble a puzzle all while sampling craft beer from Sobel’s Obscure Brewery!
Join Red Brick Yoga at All Saints Brewing Company for Greensburg Craft Beer Week: 1 hr. Vinyasa Yoga Awesome All Saints Beer tasting with 1 free pint and $3 pint specials. Surprise give-aways. $20
Wednesday, September 25
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. The Night Market will be located at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art! Enjoy the museum’s exhibitions while you shop!
Who doesn’t love bacon and beer? Stop by The Rialto for a delicious pairing of Quinn Brewing Co beer and bacon as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week!
Wellness on The Point invites you to attend another gathering for our Wednesday Night Lecture Series as we host ‘All About Thermography ‘ LLC, as Barbara Calcagni guides us as we learn about Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging, and how it can be used for detecting a number of diseases and physical injuries, by showing the thermal abnormalities in the body. Thermal Breast screening is the only available test for women that finds issues before turning into disease. Also joining us is Lori Ball from the wonderful non-profit organization ‘Faith & Gratitude.’
Marino’s American Eatery is teaming up with their friends at Helltown Brewing for a tap takeover to celebrate Greensburg Craft Beer Week. Chef Conway will be offering food & beer pairings, Helltown glassware giveaway, and the brewer Pat will be joining them to answer any questions you have about the beers!!
Tap Takeover at Hugo’s Taproom with Dogfish Head Brewing.
Thursday, September 26
Indulge in a night out of shopping pre-owned couture at incredible prices! Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres, desserts and champagne while perusing designer handbags, jewelry, jackets and accessories. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. RSVP today – tickets are limited. Benefits the programs of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.
Tap takeover at Hugo’s Taproom with Platform Beer Co. as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week!
Join us for a Guest Bartender Event during Greensburg Craft Beer Week at Oliver’s Pourhouse in Greensburg with Noble Stein Brewing to benefit Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build decent, affordable homes in our communities.
Petagogy is hosting a Fall Yappy Hour featuring Jeanette-based Sobel’s Obscure Brewery as part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week! Bring your pup and join them on Thursday, September 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm to enjoy some of Sobel’s local and delicious brews! They’ll also have Brewscuits—treats made from spent brewing grains in Telford, PA–for the dogs! Ten percent of all sales made during the event will be donated to their guest bartenders, Wayward Animal Rescue – Greensburg, PA!
As part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week Flat Tire Co will be hosting a parking lot jam with beers from All Saints Brewing Co! Stop by for a ride up to the Five Star or the free little kids race! All bicycles and skill levels welcome, kid friendly!
Join Wellness on the Point for chair massages and beer from All Saints Brewing Co. as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week!
Made in Westmoreland program features the farm of John and Sukey Jamison, who will share stories of raising nationally-recognized lamb since 1976. Located on 210 picturesque acres in Latrobe, Jamison Farm annually raises 3,000 lambs on natural diets and in a free-range environment. Their talk corresponds with the recent publication of a cookbook, Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door, which includes delicious recipes and exciting stories of the farm. The program will be held at the Westmoreland History Education Center at Historic Hanna’s Town. Copies of the Jamisons’ book will be available for purchase at the Westmoreland History Shop.
Join Lapels for their first ever Jack Victor Trunk Show. A company representative Jeff Block will be there launching our fall/holiday and spring 2020 collections. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine reception, special discount at this fall premiere event.
Friday, September 27
During craft Beer Week! Release tension and frustration quickly and effectively with the best brews from Sobel’s Obscure Brewery while you’re being led by a yoga guru on engaging your throat chakra with shouting some 4-letter-word “affirmations.” It all begins tomorrow night at 6:30pm at FitnessEnvi!
DeGennaro’s and Laurel Highlands Meadery is hosting a Cornhole Tournament as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week! Come try some Mead and food from DeGennaro’s while you listen to some music, and have some cornhole fun!!
Saturday, September 28
The annual Oktoberfest celebration at All Saints Brewing Co! Food trucks, live music, yard games and more!
Beginning at 8pm! Come on down to Stonewater and spend the night listening to great music by HABITAT!
You don’t have to visit the Atlantic Ocean to disappear under mysterious circumstances AGAIN! Our first Brewmuda Bus Tour was such a blast, we are doing it again! So jump on the Brewmuda Bus and let it take you where it may. We at Helltown (Export Taproom) form one part of the Triangle, the other two parts being Devout Brewing & Yellow Bridge Brewing. Here’s the deal: Helltown opens our doors for breakfast and Bloody Mary’s at 10am. The bus will start out at Helltown and make its way to Yellow Bridge and Devout – the bus leaves Helltown at noon and constantly rotates to Yellow Bridge then Devout and back to Helltown in that order until 8pm! This will be an official Greensburg Craft Beer Week event!
Please come out to help support the Maxwell PTO in sponsoring the 1st EVER SPARTAN COLOR-A-THON!!! This is a community wide event so anyone can donate and participate. Each run participant will receive a t-shirt and dye pack! Register at http://shop.schoolathon.org/191524 by Sept 11th.
Live music with Day One at Oliver’s Pourhouse starting at 9:30pm.
Join Oliver’s Pourhouse for kegs and eggs as a part of Greensburg Craft Beer Week! Noble Stein Brewing and Bloom Brew will have beers on tap to enjoy with your breakfast!
Join us for the 2019 JDRF One Walk in Greensburg, PA, as we raise funds for research that will help cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes and its complications!
Miss Carol from The Home Depot will be at The Greensburg Hempfield Area Library to help you hammer together bookworm bookends. It will be a fun and creative time! This program is for children ages 5-12 and begins at 10am! Register today!!!
Sunday, September 29
Get ready to relive the 90s and get a little messy, brewers! Breweries will go head-to-head by answering craft beer centric questions; competing in slimy, messy physical challenges; and ultimately facing the difficult obstacle course to determine who the Brewers Double Dare champion is! Everyone is encouraged to attend, spectate, and cheer on your favorite brewery! (Free event to cap off Greensburg Craft Beer Week, located at All Saints Brewery)
Support the Stoneybrook Foundation at their 4th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot! They have a AM option & PM option available as well as a lunch only option!