Greene County, Pennsylvania will be soaring with excitement August 20-21 when the annual event known as “Aviation Days” returns, once again offering a two-day festival of sky-high fun!
As we look forward to the thrills, the entertainment, the delicious fair food and the many contests and exhibitions, what makes the Greene County Fair truly stand out is the passion and determination of the adolescents who work all year long with their respective animals for the 4-H shows and sales.
It’s not too late to enjoy several summer activities! Greene County embraces the summer season with a variety of attractions for all to enjoy. From swimming and camping to history and golfing, we came up with seven activities you can check off your Summer Bucket List!
Rain Day is special not just because it has been a tradition for more than a century and a half, but also because it is an event where people throughout the county and even around the globe hope for rain to fall in Waynesburg.
One of Greene County, Pennsylvania’s historical and cherished annual events is returning very soon, and it’s “Fair” to say that it is a weeklong traditional celebration that visitors across the nation would greatly enjoy. The traditional Jacktown Fair – which is held in the picturesque area of Wind Ridge in the western end of the county – is steeped in a rich, deep and very proud agricultural heritage that dates all the way back to 1866.
The Waynesburg Farmers Market is one of the longest-running farmer’s markets in Greene County since its introduction by Waynesburg Prosperous & Beautiful in 2005. From 10 am to 2 pm on Wednesdays, customers can find a quaint market right next to the courthouse. Enjoy shopping for farm-fresh produce, home-baked goods, wine, and hot lunches to-go.
Forming over 30 Baptist churches, aiding in the Whiskey Rebellion, as well as facing one of the most horrific tragedies in the region, Reverend John Corbly was an essential figure in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Greene County is filled with so much history and tradition that throughout the summer there are many activities to partake from. It ranges from racing to predicting the rainfall on one particular day. With that, we compiled a list of the many festivities that Greene County has to offer to fill your schedule this summer.
The Flashlight Drags – a family-oriented auto event open to all nostalgic, custom hot rod, street rod, muscle car, antique car, tuner car, electric or related vehicles – is once again bringing its popular style of “Old Fashioned / Heads-Up” drag racing back to the Greene County, as the airport will once again take on the look and feel of a classic drag strip.
Driving through country roads and farmlands, one can get a clear view of Greene County’s historic heritage through its preserved buildings and landmarks. Rustic barns with the words “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” painted across their sides are easy to spot surrounded by the scenic countryside.