Is music on your mind? How about the summer? The warm breeze hitting your face, the smell of funnel cake and the sound of music filling the air. Music in the summer is one of the most relaxing and freeing things out there. Greene County can give you that and more at its various festivals and fairs.
The Harvest Festival has long been a treasured tradition in Greene County since the museum open its doors in 1971, and those who attend this event while visiting this beautiful part of southwestern Pennsylvania will be treated to a full slate of appealing attractions, such as encampments with reenactors and skirmishes, Native American reenactors, demonstrations, entertainment, retail and food vendors and much, much more.
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.
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.
A new year means new plans to be made, new things to accomplish, and a new chance to turn dreams into reality. Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of a fresh season, let this be a reminder of the importance of taking a break and scheduling restful and rejuvenating time off. Tuesday, January 25 is National Plan your Vacation Day, encouraging all to be intentional about setting aside time for themselves and making the ultimate experience of it.
Fall days in Greene County set the stage for Civil War reenactment as the 140th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and the 31st Virginia Infantry Company H file onto the battlefield and commence warfare.