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A list of local events in our community for you to enjoy while you are here.

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Check back often for updates.

From April through October there are always fun things to do here at Benner's.  Be sure to check out the list at our Activities Page.


Fallingwater, Fort Necessity, Kentuck Knob, and the local White Water Rafting companies all offer daily guided tours during the summer.  Reservations may be necessary, visit their websites for more details.
The White Water Rafting Companies' websites can be accessed through our local attractions page.



 


August

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August 2, 2017 August 2, 2017
Watershed Ed. Teacher Workshop
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 8 AM to 4 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

We will be training teachers how to use the "Watershed Education" curiculum in their classrooms. This will include biological, chemical and physical testing of a stream, learning about watersheds and basins in our area, delineation and stream order, etc.. Participants will be getting into the stream so please dress appropriately. This is a two day training and is worth 30 Act 48 hours or 1 CPU credit if you sign up with the IU1.




Wednesdays on the Water (Wildlife)
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 9 AM to 2 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

If you want to experience more than just a jaunt down the lower Yough then join us as we explore the wildlife who call our beloved river their home. We just may get a glimpse of them in their habitat. Participants must provide their own boat and shuttle pass.




August 3, 2017August 3,2017
Lecture Series: “Playing with Architecture: The Froebel Gifts and Frank Lloyd Wright”
Fallingwater
Hillman Education Pavilion
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Time: 2 PM
Website: Wright's 150th Birthday Events Details Page

This special lecture series is presented by Fallingwater staff June through August 2017. The 30-minute lectures will be held most Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Hillman Education Pavilion located at the Fallingwater Visitor Center.



August 4, 2017 August 4, 2017
Watershed Ed. Teacher Workshop
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 8 AM to 4 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

We will be training teachers how to use the "Watershed Education" curiculum in their classrooms. This will include biological, chemical and physical testing of a stream, learning about watersheds and basins in our area, delineation and stream order, etc.. Participants will be getting into the stream so please dress appropriately. This is a two day training and is worth 30 Act 48 hours or 1 CPU credit if you sign up with the IU1.



August 5 and 6, 2017 August 5 and 6, 2017
White Water Kayak Instruction – Beginner
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $199
Website: Event Detail Page

This is our most popular option for beginning paddlers. Spending a weekend immersed in kayaking is the perfect way to learn. Offered regularly throughout the summer, this 2-day group session will teach you the basics and give you the chance to spend time with other kayak students.




August 5, 2017 August 5, 2017
Meadow Run Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Meadow Run Trailhead Parking Lot
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

The Meadow Run Trail has many geological features that create the back drop for its beauty. From large rock formations to water falls to majestic hemlocks, this trail is a must. The loop is about a 1.5 miles long. Please wear sturdy shoes.




Volunteer Trail Clean-up
Ohiopyle State Park
Meadow Run House
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. All trail clean ups meet at 9:00am at the Meadow Run House. Clean ups are sponsored by the Friends of Ohiopyle (FOO).




August 6, 2017August 6, 2017
Pavilion Music Series – Wizdom – World Beat Reggae Band
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Website: Event Details Page

Wizdom World Beat Reggae Band is the BRAINCHILD of Earrol Williams aka The Wizard for the MAGICAL way he captivates his audience. Born in Kingston Jamaica he came to the US in 1991. Already a established artist in his home country with hits such as If You Should Leave Me(1980) and Diamond Queen Earrol formed Wizdom soon after arriving here. Wizdom has been voted Best Reggae Band by former radio station WAMO four years in a row.



August 10, 2017August 10,2017
Lecture Series: “Living, Working, Experimenting: The Homes of Frank Lloyd Wright”
Fallingwater
Hillman Education Pavilion
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Time: 2 PM
Website: Wright's 150th Birthday Events Details Page

This special lecture series is presented by Fallingwater staff June through August 2017. The 30-minute lectures will be held most Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Hillman Education Pavilion located at the Fallingwater Visitor Center.



August 11, 2017August 11,2017
Meteor Float on Cranberry
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 8:15 PM to 10 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

This is the weekend when the Perseid Meteor Showers are most active. Join us as we float on a quiet lake to observe the show in the sky. We will meet at the Main Lobby of the Visitors Center and caravan to Cranberry Glade Lake. All participants must bring their own boat. Pre-registration is required.



August 12, 2017 August 12, 2017
Beginning SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Instruction Class
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $99
Website: Event Detail Page

Your introduction to SUPing will begin on the shores of Youghiogheny Lake. We’ll start an overview of the different kinds of paddleboards, related safety equipment and the terminology you will be using. Next up is paddling techniques, balance and how to position your feet and body on the board.




Formation of Ferncliff
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 10 AM to 12 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

Did you know that Meadow Run used to flow past the Falls Area Visitor’s Center? This easy 2 mile hike explores the evidence that geologists have used to determine the formation of the Ferncliff Peninsula, including the river’s acts of stream piracy!




Lower Yough Paddle (Plants & Animals)
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 9 AM to 2 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

If you want to experience more than just a jaunt down the lower Yough then join us as we explore the many different plants that line the banks of the river. We will also be on the lookout for any animals who use the river as part of their habitat. Participants must provide their own boat and shuttle pass.



August 13, 2017August 13, 2017
Lobster Clambake
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 5 PM
Price: $65 with Lobster / $50 without Lobster
Website: Event Details Page

The winery brings this New England tradition to the Laurel Highlands! Succulent seafood, wine tasting, beach music and more!
Prepaid reservations required




Mushroom-a-palooza
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

Ohiopyle has a great habitat for mushrooms. Join us as we indentify the more common species found in the park.



August 14 and 15, 2017 August 14 and 15, 2017
Boy Scouts Fly Fishing Merit Badge
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $135
Website: Event Detail Page

If your Scouts are looking for a fun experience as well as a merit badge, the Wilderness Voyageurs Boy Scout Fly Fishing Merit Badge Program is the way to go.
Join us in Ohiopyle, where we are surrounded by the Laurel Highland’s fly-fishing paradise. A short cast out the back door will land in the Youghiogheny River, and a long cast out the front door will land in Meadow Run. Within the boundaries of Ohiopyle State Park, you can choose from more than 25 miles of fishable water. Rainbow, Brown and Brook Trout or Smallmouth Bass; you decide what fish you are chasing for the day.




August 14, 2017 August 14, 2017
Beginning SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Instruction Class
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $99
Website: Event Detail Page

Your introduction to SUPing will begin on the shores of Youghiogheny Lake. We’ll start an overview of the different kinds of paddleboards, related safety equipment and the terminology you will be using. Next up is paddling techniques, balance and how to position your feet and body on the board.




August 17, 2017August 17,2017
Lecture Series: “What is Organic Architecture Anyway?”
Fallingwater
Hillman Education Pavilion
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Time: 2 PM
Website: Wright's 150th Birthday Events Details Page

This special lecture series is presented by Fallingwater staff June through August 2017. The 30-minute lectures will be held most Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Hillman Education Pavilion located at the Fallingwater Visitor Center.



August 18, 2017August 18, 2017
Taxi Driver
Classic Film Series
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
Phone: 724-439-1360 or 800-397-2554
Time: 2 PM and 7 PM
Prices: Adults $5, Seniors and Students $3
Website: Event Details
State Theatre Center for the Arts

If you’re missing the State Theatre Classic Film Series, you’re missing out! Come see some of the greatest films ever made on the big screen at the State. Our series makes a great girls/guys night out, the best date night and a great place to go with friends and family. Play a game at each showing for a chance to win a prize!




August 19, 2017August 19, 2017
Ferncliff History Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Train Station
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Website: Event Detail Page

From the Train Station we will hike across the low bridge and onto the Ferncliff Peninsula. Along the way we will talk about what makes Ferncliff such a special place. We’ll also stop by the fabulous Ferncliff Hotel and talk about Ohiopyle at the turn of the century. Join us for this easy one and half mile hike.




Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 6 PM
Price: $47
Website: Event Details Page

Come and bring your friends and family. Join in the fun and watch the mystery unfold. This interactive play is sure to keep you in suspense as the story builds to the reveal of “who done it”!
The evening includes a complimentary wine tasting of your favorites from the award-winning Christian W. Klay collection and a delicious buffet dinner.
Advance, pre-paid Reservations are required.



August 20, 2017August 20, 2017
Pavilion Music Series – Tim Roberts & Stacey Meyers
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Website: Event Details Page

Tim Roberts and Stacey Meyers provide a blend of great vocals and acoustic classic rock standards, originals, and covers of great music that we have all grown to love.
No cover. Free wine tasting. Food and wine available for purchase.




Rise of the Falls Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 10 AM to 12 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

This moderate 3 mile walk explores the war being waged between two of nature’s most formidable foes: water and rock. During this hike we will explore the formation and migration of two of the park’s most famous waterfalls.



August 24, 2017August 24,2017
Lecture Series: “A Total Work of Art: The Interiors of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Homes”
Fallingwater
Hillman Education Pavilion
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Time: 2 PM
Website: Wright's 150th Birthday Events Details Page

This special lecture series is presented by Fallingwater staff June through August 2017. The 30-minute lectures will be held most Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Hillman Education Pavilion located at the Fallingwater Visitor Center.



August 25, 2017August 25,2017
Archery
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 10 AM to 12 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

Throughout history humans have relied on the bow and arrow for protection and to gather food. This weapon is still widely used today. Join us for this introductory lesson to learn the basic techniques and safety rules of this reliable device. This program is for ages 8 to 80. All equipment will be provided.



August 27, 2017August 27, 2017
Pavilion Music Series – Martyr Kanin
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Website: Event Details Page

Martyr Kanin is a rock band in the vein of Bon Jovi based in Uniontown, PA. They’ve released three studio albums of original songs, and they keep audiences guessing with creative twists on songs by artists as varied as Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, and AC/DC.



August 31, 2017August 31,2017
Lecture Series: “Playing with Architecture: The Froebel Gifts and Frank Lloyd Wright”
Fallingwater
Hillman Education Pavilion
1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
Time: 2 PM
Website: Wright's 150th Birthday Events Details Page

This special lecture series is presented by Fallingwater staff June through August 2017. The 30-minute lectures will be held most Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Hillman Education Pavilion located at the Fallingwater Visitor Center.




September

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September 2 and 3, 2017 September 2 and 3, 2017
Music In the Mountains
Ohiopyle State Park
Falls Area Decks to the Bike Bridge
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Time: 12 PM to 6 PM
Website: Event Detail Page

Step back in time as we revisit the early settlement days in Ohiopyle. We'll be pressing apples for cider, making butter, giant Lincoln Logs, children's crafts, playing old time games, leather tanning and a series of other family fun programs. There will be music and crafters throughout the day and evening and Interpretive Programs from noon-6:00pm.




White Water Kayak Instruction – Beginner
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $199
Website: Event Detail Page

This is our most popular option for beginning paddlers. Spending a weekend immersed in kayaking is the perfect way to learn. Offered regularly throughout the summer, this 2-day group session will teach you the basics and give you the chance to spend time with other kayak students.




September 3, 2017September 3, 2017
Pavilion Music Series – Shelly McCombie
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Website: Event Details Page

Shelly McCombie has been performing in the Tri-State Area for over 40 years. Shelly began performing in local clubs at the age of 13 in a family group called the McRobs. The McRobs consisted of her father, her sister Valerie, her Uncle Mel, her cousin Lenny, and a good friend, Ruth McKnight. While attending Penn State and California University, receiving her Bachelors Degree in Education, Shelly would make it home every weekend to play music.



September 6, 2017September 6, 2017
Farm to Table Dinner: Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar
Kentuck Knob
723 Kentuck Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-1901
Time: 5 PM
Price: $115 Dinner and walkthrough / $95 Dinner only
Website: Event Details Page

Dinner with Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar



September 9 and 10, 2017 September 9 and 10, 2017
White Water Kayak Instruction – Intermediate
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Price: $195
Website: Event Detail Page

Have some good experience on the water but want to take it to the next level? Intermediate Kayak Instruction helps refine your Class III paddling skills, combat roll and paddling technique.




September 10, 2017September 10, 2017
Lobster Clambake
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 5 PM
Price: $65 with Lobster / $50 without Lobster
Website: Event Details Page

The winery brings this New England tradition to the Laurel Highlands! Succulent seafood, wine tasting, beach music and more!
Prepaid reservations required



September 17, 2017September 17, 2017
Laurel Highlands Chili Cook-Off & Mountain Harvest Festival
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 12 PM
Price: $5
Website: Event Details Page

The Christian W. Klay Winery and Ridge Runner Distillery partner to present the annual Chili Cook-Off & Laurel Highlands Harvest Festival.
In addition to the popular chili cook-off, the Laurel Highlands Harvest Festival will feature: live entertainment by Wizdom World Beat Reggae Band, regional crafters, food vendors, farmers market, cooking demonstrations, grape stomping, wine tasting, hot pepper eating contest and activities for the kids.




October

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October 1, 2017October 1, 2017
16th Annual Ex-PAWS-ition – Walk, Wash & Wine
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 12 PM
Website: Event Details Page

Bring your furry friend for a day out in the autumnal beauty of the Laurel Highlands and join us as we celebrate the 16th Annual Ex-PAWS-ition! This year we are offering a walk with your pet thru the vineyard, basic grooming services for your pet and a glass of wine for you! There will also be a pet parade, pet blessing, food and other surprises!



October 6,7, and 8, 2017October 6, 7, and 8, 2017
Confluence Pumpkinfest
Confluence, PA 15424
Phone: 814-395-5242
Website: Event Details Page

This festival gives arts & crafts and food vendors the opportunity to show and sell their goods in the town park. It also features many interesting and exciting events. Among those are the Pumpkinfest Queen Pageant, a 5K run/walk, an antique and classic auto show, a parade and a largest pumpkin contest. Other events include a garden tractor pull, photo contest, tough man fire truck pull, tractor square dancing exhibition, live music and more.



October 14 and 15, 2017October 14 and 15, 2017
Laurel Highlands JeepFest
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
Website: Event Details Page

Activities will include: 20+ miles of off-road trails, visit some of the industry's top vendors, See products in action on vendor trail rides, peer judged Show & Shine, best of all... hanging out & making Jeep friends!



October 21, 2017October 21, 2017
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – Halloween Edition
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 6 PM
Price: $47
Website: Event Details Page

Come and bring your friends and family. Join in the fun and watch the mystery unfold. This interactive play is sure to keep you in suspense as the story builds to the reveal of “who done it”!
The evening includes a complimentary wine tasting of your favorites from the award-winning Christian W. Klay collection and a delicious buffet dinner.



October 28, 2017October 28, 2017
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – Halloween Edition
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 6 PM
Price: $47
Website: Event Details Page

Come and bring your friends and family. Join in the fun and watch the mystery unfold. This interactive play is sure to keep you in suspense as the story builds to the reveal of “who done it”!
The evening includes a complimentary wine tasting of your favorites from the award-winning Christian W. Klay collection and a delicious buffet dinner.



October 29, 2017October 29, 2017
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – Halloween Edition
Christian W. Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
Phone: 724-439-3424
Time: 6 PM
Price: $47
Website: Event Details Page

Come and bring your friends and family. Join in the fun and watch the mystery unfold. This interactive play is sure to keep you in suspense as the story builds to the reveal of “who done it”!
The evening includes a complimentary wine tasting of your favorites from the award-winning Christian W. Klay collection and a delicious buffet dinner.


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