Pony League World Series
Thru Aug. 18/WASHINGTON – While the Little League World Series gets all of the attention, it’s not the only major baseball tournament held in Pennsylvania. The Pony League World Series is the only one of the two allowing outside visitors to watch the games. In addition to a skills competition, fans can watch some of the best young baseball players compete to see which team will reign supreme. >MORE
Somerset County Fair
Aug. 19-28/MEYERSDALE – The 121th annual Somerset County Fair is one of the largest and best livestock shows in Pennsylvania. Enjoy nightly entertainment in the grandstand or ride a few amusement rides on the midway. Harness racing is scheduled NEW this year on Thursday and Friday. You won’t want to miss the Bake Sale Auction with apple pie, angel food cake, and lots of chocolate goodies on the menu or the Rafter Z Rodeo! Admission is $10 per person.
Aug. 20-22/DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH – Noon to 10 p.m. 1st 2 days and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Picklesburgh is the destination for all things pickled! Twice voted the #1 Specialty Food Festival in the Country. Offering handcrafted food and artisan drinks featuring pickled ingredients from local chefs, restaurants, and more embracing the farm-to-table movement. Plus, don’t miss pickle-themed snacks and merchandise, fun contests, and live music. Admission is free. The annual pickle juice drinking contest is a popular fun event.
Covered Bridge Festival
Sept. 18-19//GREENE – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Arts & Crafts, food, entertainment, demonstrations, special activities and exhibits. There will be festivities at 10 historic covered bridge locations in the Washington and Greene Counties. A celebration of rich histories and beautiful countrysides during this 50th annual event can be enjoyed Each location offers a charming atmosphere and an array of historical re-enactments, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. The Covered Bridge Festival is regarded as a signature event in the area and the official start to the Fall season. Admission and Parking are Free. Held rain or shine and all activities are subject to change. >MORE