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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Westmoreland County Fair
Description: Westmoreland Fair will host a full week of events and entertainment. Please check website for a full schedule of activities, gate prices and hours of operation.
Admission price is $7 and includes parking, amusement rides, admission to all commercial and agricultural exhibits and judging exhibitions. Early bird admission on special days (not including either Saturday) is $3 per person before 2 p.m., but does not include rides. Admission is free for children 2 and younger, and $4 ride tickets are available in the amusement area.
Location: Westmoreland Fairgrounds, Greensburg
Phone: (724) 423-5005
Great American Banana Split Celebration
Organization: Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Community Chamber of Commerce
Description: The Great American Banana Split Festival schedule includes:
Friday events begin at 2 p.m. and include vendors, food court, entertainment, MedExpress Outdoor Arena, Eyeglass Shoppe Climbing Wall - all in the downtown area. There will be an Open House at Olde Main, 350 Main St. throughout the weekend.
The Gutchess 5K Banana Run early packet pickup at 4:30 p.m. at Legion Keener Park.
The Latrobe Art Center Yellow Tie Gala will be held at 6 p.m. (private ticket event)
The Greater Latrobe VS. Derry Area High School Football Game will be held at Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m.
Saturday events include:
Registration for 5K Banana Run at 7:30 a.m. at Legion Keener Park. Race begins at 9 a.m.
Downtown activities begin at 10 a.m. and include vendors, car cruise, food court, climbing wall, Great American Pie Eating Contest at Rogers Memorial Park at 11 a.m.; Farmer's Market beginning at noon.
Concert at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. with Kellie Pickler Live benefiting Blackburn Center.
Great American Fireworks Show will follow the concert at the stadium.
Sunday Events include:
Colour Magic Color Dash registration only at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 10 a.m.
Downtown events begin at 10 a.m. and include vendors, food court, entertainment, climbing wall, Farmer's Market.
Colour Magic Color Dash begins at noon at the stadium.
Location: Downtown, Rogers Park and Memorial Stadium Area, Latrobe
Antiques on the Diamond
Organization: Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
Description: This event will feature dealers from six states set up around the Diamond as well as East and West Main Streets. Among the items available for purchase will be country, period furniture, quilts, wicker, pottery, glassware, china, toys, etc.
Heritage United Methodist Church will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church social room. A choice of chicken salad or pulled pork sandwiches will be available for sale, along with pasta salads and homemade cakes and pies.
Location: Ligonier Diamond, Ligonier
Phone: (724) 238-4200
Ligonier Country Market
Description: Items available for sale include: herbs, freshly picked produce, beef, poultry, eggs, fresh flowers, perennial and annual flowers and plants, handmade crafts, specialty breads, pastries, jams and relishes. The market is open until 12 noon.
Location: W. Main Street & U.S. Route 30, Ligonier
Organization: St. James Lutheran Church
Description: The peach festival will include fresh peaches and ice cream, along with pork sandwiches and hot dogs. A yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 300 W. Main Street, Ligonier
Phone: (724) 238-7242
Organization: Latrobe- GLSD Parks & Recreation
Description: Learn the most popular martial art practiced throughout the world! Emphasis on safety, sportsmanship, fun and self-challenge! Please include height and weight when you register for proper gi sizing. For ages 12 and up.
Tuesday evenings - 6 - 7 p.m. & Saturdays 9 to 10 a.m.
Session 1: 3/1 to 4/23
Session 2: 5/17 to 7/9
Session 3: 7/12 to 9/3
FEES: $90/100/105 (includes gi for first-time participants)
FEES: $50/60/65 (returning students with gi)
Location: Latrobe CrossFit, 100 Station St. Rear, Loyalhanna
Registration is required
Contact: Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation
Organization: Narcotics Anonymous
Description: The 180 Group of Narcotics Anonymous will hold a Topic/Discussion meeting every Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Derry Manor, 118 West 4th Ave., Derry