Join the Celebration in Washington County

You can bet that Washington County, namesake of our country's most well-known Founding Father, will party like it's 1776 on Independence Day. The rest of the month has plenty of reason to celebrate, too, offering bets and bats, stars and cars, glass, blast, rebels and more. Its summer! C'mon and join the fun, in Washington County!
Featured Trip Ideas

July 6-7, 20-21

Mingo Creek Park Observatory Public Star Party

Mingo Creek Park Observatory/Mingo Creek County Park. The Amateur Astronomers Assn of Pittsburgh will show you the night sky, if it’s at least 50% clear. Dress warm. Stay late. Be amazed. Free admission; donations accepted. Dusk-?, weather permitting. 724-348-6150  www.3ap.org

July 13-15, 20-22

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Old Schoolhouse Players. Musical saga comes to life in this Biblical parable. This Old Testament tale emerges both timely & timeless. RSVP strongly recommended; seats first come. Adults $16; seniors 60+/students $13; children under 13 $8; season tickets available. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm.  724-344-7467 tickets@osptheater.com

July 14-15

Heritage Days

The Shoppes of Scenery Hill. 2nd annual event. Celebrate historic Scenery Hill history with tours by costumed guides of Century Inn & our historic district. Great shopping, old time crafts & refreshments.  Free admission. 724-945-5116 sceneryhillguild@aol.com

July 15

Classics on Main

Main St, Washington. 8th annual event sponsored by the Covered Bridge Region AACA. Classic cars, trucks & more on display for antique vehicle enthusiasts. Registration fee for vehicles; free to spectators. Noon-4pm. 724-222-4661

July 20

National Duncan Glass Society 37th Annual Convention Dinner

The George Washington Hotel. Sponsored by the National Duncan Glass Soc, Inc. Members & guests of the National Duncan Glass Soc enjoy the historic beauty of The George Washington Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, fine dining & special guest speaker. RSVP required. 6pm. 724-222-3334  rlalli@encotech.net

July 20-22

Christmas in July

Four Seasons Resort. Santa arrives on his sleigh bringing toys to all kids at their campsite. Dance afterwards. Daily camping fee. 7pm. 724-428-4407  info@campfourseasonsresort.com

July 21

Adios Eliminations

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino. The elimination races kick off Adios Week festivities featuring America’s finest stakes racing all week long. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-848-1880. 724-503-1200 or 1-877-824-5050  www.meadowsgaming.com

July 21

Duncan & Miller Glass Auction

Washington County Expo Center. Sponsored by the National Duncan Glass Soc, Inc. Bid on a wide variety of beautiful Duncan & Miller glassware! Collectors & glass enthusiasts look forward to this annual event. Free admission. Preview 4:30pm; auction 5:30 pm. 724-225-9950  www.duncanmiller.net

July 21-22

37th Annual Duncan & Miller Glass Show & Sale

Washington County Expo Center. Sponsored by the National Duncan Glass Soc, Inc. Glass enthusiasts can browse & shop an array of beautiful antique glassware. Glass cutting both days; glass ID Sun. Door prizes, Chinese auction & lecture series. See website for details. $4; good both days. 10am-4pm.  724-225-9950  www.duncanmiller.net

July 26

2012 Miss Adios Contest

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino.  Join us for one of Adios Week’s favorite events & outdoor party.  Gambling problem?  Call 1-800-848-1880. 724-503-1200 or 1-877-824-5050  www.meadowsgaming.com

July 27

Twilight Trail Walk 2012

St. Petersburg Center, Valley Brook Rd, McMurray. 10th annual event sponsored by the Peters Twp Friends of the Montour Trail. Come walk over 2 mi of the luminary lit trail. Proceeds to be used for construction & maintenance of the Montour Trail in Peters Twp. Reg 7:30pm; walk 8:30-10:30pm. 412-257-3011  www.montourtrail.org

July 28

The Adios

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino. The signature event, the Delvin Miller Adios is a prestigious race for 3 yr-old open pacers. Raced every year since 1967. This year’s estimated purse is $500,000. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-848-1880. 724-503-1200 or 1-877-824-5050  www.meadowsgaming.com

July 28

Ruckus Sports

Washington County Expo Center. This is an adult obstacle course for-fun playground!  No time limits; participants are encouraged to run the course at their own pace  Designed for the “casual fitness ability persons”. 20+ exhilarating obstacles, wet & muddy, 3-4 mi courses. 724-225-7718  info@ruckussports.com

July 28

TNA Wrestling

CONSOL Energy Park. Total non-stop action on a baseball diamond! Admission. 8pm (doors open 7pm). 1-866-456-WILD  724-250-9555  www.washingtonwildthings.com

July 28

Whiskey Rebellion Festival

Main Street, Washington. Celebrating the historical significance of the 18th Century Whiskey Rebellion in Western PA through historical reenactments, family activities, heritage music food, parade & fireworks. Visit the National Duncan Glass Soc booth at the Heritage Tent & receive a free pass to the Duncan & Miller Glass Museum. 10am-11pm. 724-222-3604  www.whiskeyrebellionfestival.com

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