From green to gold, orange, red, and brown, fall hues saturate Pennsylvania forests and outline the sky during the month of October. Last year, peak fall foliage was reached in Greene County during the week of October 22 to October 28. Nonetheless, the entire month typically yields a spectrum of color as leaves fade from green and approach their best autumnal hues. Take a journey into history and a cascade of warm, autumn reds, oranges, and golds by visiting the Greene River Trail in Greene County, Pennsylvania this fall.
Back then, a college education included rolling up your sleeves and helping build whatever wall the college needed. Professor Alfred Miller put his students to work on the college expansion of the 1870s. They built a reservoir in the commons by digging clay that was used to make the 1,400,012 bricks for Miller Hall.
As the fall season begins to flourish with its vibrant foliage and splashes of autumn colors throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, a very special festival will soon be held to commemorate and celebrate the historic covered bridges found within Greene and Washington counties.
The vivid red polished to perfection, the chrome glistening in the sun, the smell of car grease and good food mixing together, topped off by the sound of your favorite oldies music. That is the feeling weekends in September in Greene County will bring you! From drag racing to viewing many makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, we have it all.
Greene County is a place where natural beauty meets exceptional culinary experiences. As you explore the lush landscapes and vibrant culture, don’t miss the chance to indulge in the unique and locally-produced dishes that define this charming Appalachian region.
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.
For nearly 70 years, Greene County, Pennsylvania has been home to a very special week-long celebration recognizing the rich coal mining history and heritage of the area and Southwestern Pennsylvania region.
Every year during the Rain Day celebration, the Waynesburg community takes a moment to remember and honor the brave men of Company K, 110th Infantry, 28th Division who gave the ultimate sacrifice during World War I between July 28 and 29, 1918. The 18 young men are known as our “Rain Day Boys.”
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!
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.