Finding Santa This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…the time when Santa Claus visits Washington County! Luckily, Washington County has many spots for Santa to stop and visit, so make sure to check out just some of Santa’s frequently visited spots here in our local community and make sure to mark your…

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The Hap-Happiest Season of All

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is playing. The trees have been trimmed. Santa has made his presence known at local malls. It is Christmas time! Time to get holly jolly at some festive events around Washington County this holiday season! Small towns offer what big shopping malls…

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Kick-Start the Fall Season with these October Events

Experience a long-standing Washington County tradition while supporting the Mt. Pleasant Township VFC at the Hickory Apple Festival. Enjoy live entertainment, nearly 100 unique crafters, and live demonstrations of skills from blacksmithing to wood turning at this celebration of all things apple…

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A Ride to Remember: Trolleys and the Fair

At a time when people walked or rode horse-drawn carriages to get to their destinations, streetcars meant increased speed and comfort, as well as decreased travel time. It meant that people could live further from their workplace and travel to entertainment sites. People rode to all sorts of…

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August Events You Won't Want to Miss

History Roars to Life! The National Pike Steam Gas, and Horse Association, was created in 1980 by five men, Bob Livingston, Dean Red, Linsey Gillis, Thomas Weaver, and Ed Neal, who donated five acres of land to begin the show. Dean Red used a dozer of his to make a road into the show grounds…

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Best Outdoor Activities for Kids in Washington County

Attention all kids and parents: It’s time to put the iPads and cellphones down, shut off the TV and enjoy the outdoors. Whether it is winter, spring, summer or fall there is no reason for kids to be bored with so many outdoor activities to enjoy in Washington County! Check out these outdoor…

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July Events You Won’t Want to Miss

July 8-10 Rebel like it’s 1794! Come to downtown Washington, PA to celebrate our role in the Whiskey Rebellion with music, a parade, re-enactments, children’s activities, food, and of course, whiskey! The three-day festival kicks off Friday night with the sweet sounds of the Washington Symphony…

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