Christmas lights, parades, and Santa himself seem to be everywhere in Greene County as we gear up for Christmas over the next few weeks. Take a break and fill up on wholesome holiday festivities that the whole family can enjoy!
Greene County was once a part of the frontier of European settlement in America. Multiple well-known homestead massacres occurred in the area during these frontier times, shedding blood on the ground and leaving lasting impressions in both natural and supernatural history.
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.
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.
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!
Greene County offers a plethora of picturesque locations for capturing memorable selfies and beautiful photographs. From breathtaking views along the Monongahela River to historic architecture in downtown Waynesburg. Nature enthusiasts will find ample opportunities to capture stunning shots against the backdrop of scenic landscapes in our trails and parks. Then take a moment at the monuments and memorials found across Greene County or discover a Covered Bridge or Mail Pouch Barn along your travels. Our iconic scenes present unique photo opportunities that showcase the county’s diverse charm.
The smells of funnel cakes and other festival foods join with the sound of music drifting across the air while hundreds of people gather to shop, enjoy live entertainment, and cheer on their favorite contestants – all while holding their umbrellas in the hope of rain. It’s Rain Day!