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.

July

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Saturday, July 6


Saturday, July 6
Boston Tea Party 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
For centuries tea has caused civil unrest, drug addiction and even wars. While all the while it has remained a refreshing drink. During this hike we will explore the rich history of tea and sample some teas made from wild plants found in the park.
Butterflies
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 1 PM to 2 PM
Event details Page
The flower gardens in the park are all a flutter with butterflies and hummingbirds. Join the naturalist as she explains the life of butterflies and how to attract them into your yard. There will also be some butterfly like activities.

Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7


Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7
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.
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, July 7


Sunday, July 7
Ferncliff History Hike
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle 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.
The Great Railway Escape
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle Train Station
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 1 PM to 2 PM
Event details Page
The Western Maryland Railway along with the B & O were the "Life blood" of Ohiopyle in the early 1900's. The Western Maryland line was located in what we now know as "The Great Allegheny Passage." Come to our escape room to try to find the clues and solve the puzzles to learn more about the impact the railway had on the town and to find the golden tickets before "the train leaves." Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, July 13, 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).

Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, June 14


Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14
Introduction to Fly Fishing Weekend
Wilderness Voyageurs
103 Garrett St
Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania 15470
1-800-272-4141
Price: $195
Event details Page
Looking for a great way to learn the ins and outs of fly fishing? Our weekend-long class will give you the techniques and knowledge you need. We will examine the theory and practice of fly casting and provide individual casting instruction at each student's pace. In addition, we will review equipment and knot tying, trout habitat, insect hatches and fly selection.

Friday, July 19, 2019
Classic Film Series
Yankee Doodle Dandy
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, July 20, 2019
Classic Film Series
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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!
The Great Railway Escape
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle Train Station
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
Event details Page
The Western Maryland Railway along with the B & O were the "Life blood" of Ohiopyle in the early 1900's. The Western Maryland line was located in what we now know as "The Great Allegheny Passage." Come to our escape room to try to find the clues and solve the puzzles to learn more about the impact the railway had on the town and to find the golden tickets before "the train leaves." Pre-registration is required.
Introduction to Reptiles and Amphibians of PA
Ohiopyle State Park
Visitors Center
124 Main Street
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8591
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Event details Page
Join local naturalist April Claus as she introduces you to things that creep and slither. This hands-on interactive program introduces you to the reptiles and amphibians of Pennsylvania. Learn how to identify frogs and toads by their call, examine touchable models and learn how to identify the venomous snakes that live in our state. Meet and touch some LIVE snakes, toads, turtles and salamanders that are native to Western Pennsylvania. You will be amazed at the important role these animals play in our local ecosystem!
Yoga on the River Tour
White Water Adventures
6 Negley St.
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8850
Price: $91
Event Details
A little yoga and a little rafting make it a day to rejuvenate! Reserve your space on this limited-time special tour where we combine yoga poses and stretching with an exhilarating ride on the river. Reconnect with nature and yourself on this yoga and rafting combo trip! We stop intermittently for various quick yoga sessions alongside the Lower Yough section of the river, including a healthy lunch break.

Sunday, July 21, 2019
Pavilion Music Series
Right Turn Clyde
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Price: Free
Event Details
Right Turn Clyde isn't your typical acoustic act. They are Pittsburgh's best Acoustic Rock Trio. They work hard to bring you a different kind of full sound with vocals and harmonies. Right Turn Clyde has a large selection of music and they like to take requests.

Friday, July 26, Saturday, July 13, 
      and Sunday, July 28, 2019
Summer at the State
Mamma Mia
State Theatre Center for the Arts
27 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-439-1360
1-800-397-2554
Time: 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday / 2 PM Sunday
Price: $10 / $15
Event Detail Page
ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Saturday, July 27, 2019
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 6 PM
Price: $47
Event Details
Find out who done it! Our murder mystery dinner theater is an interactive show, which audience members work to help solve a murder. A delicious dinner and free wine tasting is included.

Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28


Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28
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.

August

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Saturday, August 3, 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).


Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4, 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.
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, August 4, 2019
Pavilion Music Series
Shelly McCombie
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Price: Free
Event Details
Back by popular demand, Shelly McCombie! Shelly has captivated audiences with her Patsy Cline renditions and has brought them to their feet with Motown artists such as Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight and the Pips. She enjoys popularity across the Tri-State area and has performed to standing room only crowds at numerous fairs, festivals and country nightspots.


Saturday, August 10, 2019
Classic Film Series
Million Dollar Mermaid
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!


Sunday, August 11, 2019
Pavilion Music Series
Shelly McCombie
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 1 PM
Price: Free
Event Details
A day designed for enjoyment for you and your furry friend! Vendors, food, pet parade, pet contest, pet blessing and more.
Free admission.


Sunday, August 17, 2019
Winestock!
Christian Klay Winery
412 Fayette Springs Road
Chalk Hill, PA 15421
724-439-3424
Time: 11 AM to 8 PM
Price: $50
Event Details
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, the Christian W. Klay Winery and Ridge Runner Distillery presents – Winestock! It will be a day of music, wine, spirits, food and more! The band line-up will be announced soon! Please be sure to check back. Peace!
Yoga on the River Tour
White Water Adventures
6 Negley St.
Ohiopyle, PA 15470
724-329-8850
Price: $91
Event Details
A little yoga and a little rafting make it a day to rejuvenate! Reserve your space on this limited-time special tour where we combine yoga poses and stretching with an exhilarating ride on the river. Reconnect with nature and yourself on this yoga and rafting combo trip! We stop intermittently for various quick yoga sessions alongside the Lower Yough section of the river, including a healthy lunch break.


Saturday, August 31, 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.
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.

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.




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.


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!


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!


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).