Category - Events

Haunted Attractions

Ghostly greetings! It's Halloween weekend in the Laurel Highlands, and there is no shortage of haunted attractions, family-friendly Halloween events, historic happenings, and so much more. The following events are just the highlights! Check out our full calendar of events here. Laurel Highlands Haunted Attractions View this post on…

Nemacolin Castle

It must be spooky weekend in the Laurel Highlands. Fill your schedule with a ghost walk, haunted hayride, candlelit ghost tour, murder mystery, hands-on harvest tour, and more. If scary stuff isn't your thing, don't worry, there are events happening this weekend that won't scare the pants off of you! Heist at the Museum! - Oct. 22…

Fort Ligonier Days

October in the Laurel Highlands means three things: fantastic fall foliage, harrowing haunted attractions and fabulous fall festivals. From pumpkin picking to historic reenactments, here are 8 fall festivals you won't want to miss this month. Springs Folk Festival Oct. 1-2 View this post on Instagram…

Flight 93

Flight 93: 20th Observance

Thursday, September 2, 2021 11:00 AM by Allyson Null

*GO LH has verified that this information is accurate as of Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. Please check Flight 93 National Memorial's website for updated information On September 11, 2001, four commercial airliners were hijacked in a planned attack against the United States. Two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center Twin Towers and a third…

Stahlstown Flax Scutching Festival

As fall rolls in, the Laurel Highlands welcomes colorful foliage, delicious comfort food and a jam-packed season of awesome festivals. Our gorgeous rolling hillsides blanketed in red, yellow and orange serve as the perfect backdrop for some harvest season entertainment! Below is a round up of fall festivals happening in the Laurel Highlands this…

Somerset Fireworks

Put on your red, white and blue, get outdoors and celebrate the 4th of July in the Laurel Highlands with your friends and family! Follow our list of the best places to see Independence Day fireworks in Westmoreland, Fayette and Somerset counties in 2021. Fireworks Over Fayette - June 27 Our Fourth of July celebrations start off with a blast at…

Happy Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Did you forget? It’s okay. Your secret is safe with me. If you’re looking for some inspiration to properly honor and celebrate your mom, your grandma, your step-mom, your mother-in-law, or a mother-like figure, take a peek at this list of cool things to see or do. For a full list of Mother’s…

Heritage Happenings Podcast Logo

It’s time to see, taste, smell, and feel again at our wonderful Westmoreland County historic and cultural organizations. We’re talking in this month’s episode about some great upcoming immersive experiences at two of our beloved partner sites, and we’ve got everything from whiskey to Woodstock! Our two guests on Heritage…

Happy Easter

Can it really be the end of March already? It seems like we just released our Fish Fry Blog, and now we are ready to share all of the amazing Easter plans our partners throughout the Laurel Highlands region are getting ready for you to enjoy. As always, we recommend calling ahead and contacting these locations ahead of time to ensure you have the…

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