Fair Play in Washington County

Get a history lesson, a beer or some down-and-dirty competition in Western PA this season.
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Ebenezer Bridge Site, Mango Creek County Park

Washington County was named for good ole’ George, the founding father of our country – and is undoubtedly a perfect place to experience history and heritage (as well as gaming, outlet shopping and the outdoors). But in August and September, it seems Washington County has a cause for celebration of the season every weekend.

Get in on the goings-on there!

August

AUGUST 12-14
The National Pike Show

Spring Road, Centerville Borough, off Route 40 – The National Pike Steam, Gas & Horse Association, dedicated to preserving and demonstrating antique farm and construction equipment used by our forefathers, hosts its 31st annual show with working displays, sawmill and shingle making, food, crafts, flea market, live music and hayrides. Adults $5; under 13 free; senior day Fri. $3 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
www.nationalpike.com
724-785-6855

AUGUST 12-20
2011 PONY League World Series
Lew Hays Field, Washington Park – Washington will host the 60th annual PONY League World Series, the culminating event for PONY (Protect Our Nation’s Youth) baseball and softball organization. Four U.S. Zones, Asia, Mexico, Caribbean and SW Pennsylvania teams (13- & 14-year-olds) in double-elimination tournament. Adults $5; Under 15: $3.
www.pony.org
724-225-1060

AUGUST 13-20
Washington County Agricultural Fair
Washington County Fairgrounds – The 213th annual event will have locally grown products, 4-H & FFA displays, entertainment, market animals for show and sale, rides, food, tractor and horse pulls, demolition derby and country singers. Trolley rides to the fair provided by the PA Trolley Museum. Admission. 8 a.m -11 p.m.
www.washingtonfair.org
724-225-7718

AUGUST 28 & SEPTEMBER 25
Washington Antiques Fair
CONSOL Energy Park, I-70, Exit 15 – Grandpa's not the only one who cares what Grandma had! Hundreds of dealers. Adults $3; children 13 & under free. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
www.washingtonantiquesfair.com
724-942-0357

AUGUST 29- SEPTEMBER 4
Mylan Classic Nationwide Tour Golf Tournament
Southpointe Golf Club, Canonsburg – The Mylan Classic is a professional golf tournament on the PGA TOUR's Nationwide Tour. Weekly grounds pass $25; weekly clubhouse pass $50.
www.mylanclassic.com
724-746-3535

September

SEPTEMBER 5-10
West Alexander Fair
Route 40 – This 105th annual event is a true agricultural fair held in a beautiful country setting. Livestock, crafts, home and dairy, vegetables, flowers, fruits, youth and 4-H/FFA market animals. Grandstand events, rides and food. $7. Mon & Sat 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Tue.-Fri. 1-10 p.m.
www.westalexfair.com
724-484-7435

SEPTEMBER 16-18
Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest
Downtown Canonsburg – Beer, bands and bratwurst make up this 13th annual event. Two stages of live entertainment, vendors, amusement rides and more. Free admission. Fri. 6-11 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun. 12-6 p.m.
www.canonchamber.com/octoberfest
724-745-1812

SEPTEMBER 17-18
Covered Bridge Festival
Washington & Greene counties – Arts & crafts, home-style food, historical exhibits, unique entertainment and more at 10 covered bridge sites in Washington & Greene counties! Free admission.
www.visitwashingtoncountypa.com
724-228-5520

SEPTEMBER 24-25
American Indian Heritage Weekend
Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Historic Village Avella – Discover what life was like for native people of the upper Ohio Valley, watch native artisans demonstrate everyday life skills and explore Meadowcroft Rockshelter. Adults $10; seniors $9; children 6-16 $5; under 6 free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
www.heinzhistorycenter.org
724-587-3412

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