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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Great American Banana Split Celebration
Organization: Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Community Chamber of Commerce
Description: The Great American Banana Split Festival schedule includes:
Friday events begin at 2 p.m. and include vendors, food court, entertainment, MedExpress Outdoor Arena, Eyeglass Shoppe Climbing Wall - all in the downtown area. There will be an Open House at Olde Main, 350 Main St. throughout the weekend.
The Gutchess 5K Banana Run early packet pickup at 4:30 p.m. at Legion Keener Park.
The Latrobe Art Center Yellow Tie Gala will be held at 6 p.m. (private ticket event)
The Greater Latrobe VS. Derry Area High School Football Game will be held at Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m.
Saturday events include:
Registration for 5K Banana Run at 7:30 a.m. at Legion Keener Park. Race begins at 9 a.m.
Downtown activities begin at 10 a.m. and include vendors, car cruise, food court, climbing wall, Great American Pie Eating Contest at Rogers Memorial Park at 11 a.m.; Farmer's Market beginning at noon.
Concert at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. with Kellie Pickler Live benefiting Blackburn Center.
Great American Fireworks Show will follow the concert at the stadium.
Sunday Events include:
Colour Magic Color Dash registration only at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 10 a.m.
Downtown events begin at 10 a.m. and include vendors, food court, entertainment, climbing wall, Farmer's Market.
Colour Magic Color Dash begins at noon at the stadium.
Location: Downtown, Rogers Park and Memorial Stadium Area, Latrobe
Derry Township Flea Market/Farmer's Market
Organization: Derry Township
Description: The Flea Market/Farmer's Market will be held on Sundays from 7 a.m. till 2 p.m. Admission will be $1.00 per person (children under 12 are free).
Please call if you are interested in reserving space to sell items.
Location: 4728 Route 982, Latrobe
Phone: (412) 554-3321
Farmers Market - 2016
Organization: Keystone State Park
Description: Keystone State Park and the Friends of Keystone State Park will sponsor a farmers market on Sundays at the park in Derry Township. Vendors will include local farmers and craft makers at the beach parking lot.
The events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays from Julne 5 until Sept. 25.
Location: Keystone State Park, Derry
Sunday Evening Band Concerts - 2016
Organization: Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
Description: Free Sunday concert held on the Diamond at 7 p.m. Schedule for 2015 includes:
May 29 - Ligonier Valley Middle School and High School Bands
June 5 - Swing City
June 12 - Jeannette Community Band
June 19 - Blairsville Community Band
June 26 - Wally Gingers Orchestra
July 3 - Scottdale Area Concert Band
July 10 - Kiski Valley Community Band
July 17 - Delmont Area Community Band
July 24 - Penn Trafford Community Band
July 31 - Community Band South
August 7 - Candle In The Wind
August 14 - Westmoreland County Community College Stage Band
August 21 - Big Fat Jazz
August 28 - Somerset County Community Band
Donations collected by Boy Scout Troops No. 372 and No. 375 are used to offset the cost of the bands during the concerts. The boys also assist with setting up the chairs for band members. In case of inclement weather, the concerts will be held in the auditorium of Ligonier Town Hall.
Location: Bandstand at Ligonier Diamond, Ligonier
Contact: Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (724) 238-4200