Local Events

A page dedicated to a list of events occurring in our area which you may be interested in attending while staying with us at Benner's.

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 .


Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater , Fort Necessity, Frank Lloyd Wright's 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.

September

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Sunday, September 1
White Water Kayak Instruction - Beginner
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania 15470
1-800-272-4141
Price: $199
Event details Page
We have a passion for kayaking and would love to share it with you! The Youghiogheny River runs from Class I-V, providing the ultimate classroom. You can start with your first paddle stroke, and progress to your first drop over a waterfall.


Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2
Flea Market
Braddock's Restaurant and Tavern
3261 National Pike
Farmington, PA 15437
724-329-5508
Time: 8 AM to 4 PM
Event details Page
Check out our areas largest Flea Market and find the Unique Antique of Collectable you've been searching for.

Friday, September 6, 2019
Classic Film Series
Auntie Mame
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-439-1360
1-800-397-2554
Time: 2 PM and 7 PM
Price: Adults - $5 / Seniors and Students - $3
The State Theatre's Classic Films
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 sponsored by the Herald Standard!




Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8
White Water Kayak Instruction - Beginner
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania 15470
1-800-272-4141
Price: $199
Event details Page
We have a passion for kayaking and would love to share it with you! The Youghiogheny River runs from Class I-V, providing the ultimate classroom. You can start with your first paddle stroke, and progress to your first drop over a waterfall.


Saturday, September 7, 2019
Ferncliff History Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Train Station
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Event details 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.


Sunday, September 8


Sunday, September 8, 2019
Lobster Clambake
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 5 PM
Event Details
The winery brings this New England tradition to the Laurel Highlands! Succulent seafood, wine tasting, beach music and more!
Monarchs and Milkweed
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Event details Page
During this program we will explore our most well-known butterfly. We will learn about it’s amazing migratory lifestyle and all of the hardships it endures during its life. We will also discuss why milkweed is so important to its survival.


Saturday, September 14, 2019
Classic Film Series
Guys and Dolls
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-439-1360
1-800-397-2554
Time: 2 PM and 7 PM
Price: Adults - $5 / Seniors and Students - $3
The State Theatre's Classic Films
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 sponsored by the Herald Standard!


Saturday, September 15, 2019
Fall Wildflower Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Tharp Knob Picnic Area
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Event details Page
Often when we think of wildflowers we think of spring and summer, but there are many species of plants that have chosen fall as their time to shine. Come on a short 1 mile hike on the Kentuck loop trail to see some of these wonderful and unique flowers.


Saturday, September 21, 2019
Hawk Watch at the Allegheny Front
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 8 AM to 3 PM
Price: Requested $10 donation to Audubon Society
Event details Page
Along the Allegheny Front, the hawks are migrating southward. We will be joining the Audubon Society on top of the mountain to watch this spectacular sight. We will meet at the Visitors Center and caravan to the Front. Please call or email Rose Bando to reserve a spot. We also ask that you give a $10 donation to the Audubon Society at the site. Registration is required.


Sunday, September 22


Sunday, September 22, 2019
Laurel Highlands Chili Cook-off & Harvest Festival
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Price: Free
Event Details
In addition to our 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 and spirits tasting, and hot pepper eating contest.


Saturday, September 28, 2019
Volunteer Trail Clean-up Day
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Event details Page
If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. Clean ups are sponsored by the Friends of Ohiopyle (FOO).

October

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Friday, October 4, 2019
Classic Film Series
Suspicion
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-439-1360
1-800-397-2554
Time: 2 PM and 7 PM
Price: Adults - $5 / Seniors and Students - $3
The State Theatre's Classic Films
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 sponsored by the Herald Standard!


Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6, 2019
Flea Market
Braddock's Restaurant and Tavern
3261 National Pike
Farmington, PA 15437
724-329-5508
Time: 8 AM to 4 PM
Event details Page
Check out our areas largest Flea Market and find the Unique Antique of Collectable you've been searching for.


Friday, October 11, Saturday, October 12, 
         and Sunday, October 13, 2019
Ohiopyle Fall Buckwheat SupperOhiopyle Fall Buckwheat Supper
Ohiopyle Stewart Community Center
15 Sherman Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-0896


Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13, 2019
Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy
Mountain Watershed Association and the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Event details Page
Mountain Watershed Association and the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper would like to announce the inaugural Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy in Ohiopyle State Park. The festivities and races will take place Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. This series of races will highlight the variety of recreational activities the river valley provides by giving river and trail lovers alike a weekend of paddling over the Ohiopyle Falls, trail running and mountain biking. Take part in all or just one race, come to watch, or do a little bit of both. Registration for any event includes a Ohiopyle Falls & Trails Trilogy T-Shirt!


Saturday, October 19, 2019
Volunteer Trail Clean-up Day
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Event details Page
If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. Clean ups are sponsored by the Friends of Ohiopyle (FOO).

November

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Friday November 8, 2019
Classic Film Series
Schindler’s List
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-439-1360
1-800-397-2554
Time: 7 PM
Price: Adults - $5 / Seniors and Students - $3
The State Theatre's Classic Films
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 sponsored by the Herald Standard!


Saturday, November 9, 2019
Volunteer Trail Clean-up Day
Ohiopyle State Park
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Event details Page
If you enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Ohiopyle State Park, we ask you to consider spending a little time chipping in. Clean ups are sponsored by the Friends of Ohiopyle (FOO).