Easter is coming up and there is plenty to explore with family and friends in Greene County PA. From tea parties and Easter bunny visits to celebrating the Hammer-In Festival (a tradition for more than 30 years), there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Easter Tea: Kathryn’s Victorian Venue
- Deviled Eggs
- Ham on Biscuits w/ Mustard Chutney
- Classic Egg Salad
- Butter Scones
- Golden Egg Cakelets covered in Cinnamon and Sugar
- Coconut Cake w/ Lemon Filling
- Easter-shaped Sugar Cookies
Blacksmiths from the tri-state area convene for the Hammer-In Festival in Greene County! This annual event occurs on third Saturday in April at the W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop. Join Rivers of Steel for an amazing, behind-the-scenes historical experience!
Festivities begin at 9 am, with a welcoming ceremony at noon, followed by the auction a 1 pm and an aluminum pour courtesy of Rivers of Steel Arts.
Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase. This is a family-friendly event, don’t miss this opportunity to watch the past come alive!
Fish Fry Friday
Fish Frys are coming to a close with the ending of Lent on Friday, April 15. Don’t miss out and explore some of the organizations offering a fish fry in Greene County. Check out our list of local restaurants, fire companies and churches.
Guide to Gifting and Shopping
Gloria’s Ceramics & Greene Gifts
Bunnies, ducks, eggs and baskets are ready for painting at Gloria’s Ceramics & Greene Gifts. It is a perfect take-home DIY craft for adults and kids! The store’s gift selection is also stocked with soaps, garden decorations, stained glass and more for Easter or spring! Check out their page on Facebook for the latest shopping hours.
The Perfect Arrangement & Lily Bee’s
New inventory has arrived at The Perfect Arrangement & Lily Bee’s that is perfect for Easter and Spring decor! From floral arrangements to rustic wood decoration, or delectable sea salt caramels to scented soaps and candles, there is something for everyone. Plus step into the back to see Greene County’s newest venue – Kathryn’s Victorian Venue.
5 Kidz Kandy
Finish up those Easter baskets with a one-stop shop in Waynesburg, PA. Paint-your-own cookies, smashed chocolate eggs, shelves of Easter candy and plenty of TY stuffed animals wait for you at 5 Kidz Kandy! There is even a selection of sugar free candy. Hurry in as specialty items go quick!
Your stop for seasonal crafts and decor made by local artists.Visit their shop in Jefferson, PA and browse a variety of seasonal home decor, much of it hand-made. You can also put your DIY skills to the test by signing up for one of their crafting classes! Visit their page on Facebook for shopping hours and more information!
Hilltop Packs Coffee Co.
Grab some Easter basket stuffers for your favorite coffee fanatic at Hilltop Packs Coffee Co. They carry dozens of flavors of fresh coffee beans, ground and roasted on site! Also browse a variety of tasty local sweets like honey, baked goods, and chocolate covered espresso beans. Visit their store in Waynesburg or Facebook page for more information.
Rising Creek Bakery
Visit Rising Creek Bakery in Mt. Morris, PA for plenty of seasonal sweet treats. Cookies, cupcakes, and pastries are all decorated for the Easter and spring season. Pick up a box to take home or enjoy with a cup of coffee in their dining area or outside among the spring air on their outdoor patio. Follow along and learn more by visiting their Facebook page.