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Visitors Guide

Hot off the presses, our 2017-18 Official Visitors Guides has arrived!! This full-color, 35-page guide featuring annual events, covered bridges, general stores, mail pouch barns, attractions, and more! To request a copy, call 724-627-8687 or e-mail tourism.













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Community Events & Services for Greene County
Phone: 724-852-5276 / Toll Free: 888-317-7106 / Fax: 724-852-5368
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday


Our COMMUNITY webpage includes a variety of information, from community events, fairs, festivals, fundraisers, and more... as well as job opportunities to the communities of Greene County. We hope you find this community webpage useful and will return often!

Should you wish to add an event, click HERE (please provide your event name and date, a brief description of the event and it's location... and a contact person with a phone number).

Upcoming Community Events:
October 1, 2017 — WARRIORS ROCK in CONCERT

Come out to hear Gary Racan and the Studio-E Band, the WARRIORS ROCK in concert starting at 3:00 PM, Waynesburg High School Auditorium. $10 ticket, general admission. In conjunction with the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall, come enjoy the concert before the closing ceremonies of the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial! Benefits: Waynesburg American Legion Veteran's Home Fund. Click HERE for event flyer. FMI, contact Rick Black at the Waynesburg VFW at 724-998-0598.


 
October 1, 2017 — 1st ANNUAL PENN's WALK-in-the-WOODS

The local Woodland owners invite you to Penn's Walk in the Woods, 1st annual to celebrate Pennsylvania's forestland heritage with a state-wide "Walk in Penn's Woods Day" on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

This is the first of an annual event to encourage our citizenship to enjoy the forest. The event is sponsored by Pennsylvania Forestry Association (www.paforestry.org).

Click HERE for descriptions and locations of tours offered locally in both Greene and Washington counties. Also visit https://sites/psu.edu/walkinpennswoods/ to find tours in other parts of the state.

FMI, contact the Greene County Conservation District at 724-852-5278.


 
October 1, 2017 — GREENE COUNTY FLASHLIGHT DRAGS

Street racing without the jail time! — held at the Greene County Airport, Waynesburg, PA.

Updated RACE DATE Schedule: July 30 ✦ August 27 (PID DAY) ✦ September 17 ✦ October 1 ✦ October 15, 2017.

Dates are subject to change, rain dates will be held on the following weekend if schedules permit! Gates open at 12:00 noon, race starts at 2:00 p.m. Cost: $35 to race/$8 to watch (spectator).

EVENT INFORMATION with UPDATED SCHEDULE
  — AND —  
RACING RULES


 
October 6-7-8, 2017 — 6th Annual CLARKSVILLE FESTIVAL

Held on Center Street in Clarksville, PA - Greene County. Sunday - Card Show. Vendor spaces available. Food ♢ Crafts ♢ Music ♢ Vendors ♢ Family Activities. Music by Mickey D. Come out for all the entertainment and family fun! HERE for event flyer. FMI, call 724-377-0155. Proceeds go to Clarksville Borough Project Fund & Clarksville VFD.

 
October 7, 2017 — 1st Annual BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Register your band today for our 1st annual Battle of the Bands (registration is $25 per band. Event to be held on Saturday October 7th at the Clarksville Borough Pavilion, Clarksville, PA. Prizes, space is limited. HERE for event flyer. FMI or applications, contact the Festival Committee 724-998-2123 or 724-377-0155 or email to clarksvillefestival@yahoo.com. Sponsored by the Clarksville Festival Committee

 
October 8, 12, & 22 and December 3rd — FALL CRAFTING CLASSES

The Greene County Department of Recreation and the County Commissioners present the four fall classes, all held at the Greene County Fairgrounds.
  1. Sunday, October 8 at 2PM — Fall Wreath/Centerpiece Class, with instructor Ashlee Grandstrand (4-H Building downstairs)
  2. Thursday, October 12 at 6PM — Fall Distressed Wood Painting, with instructor Casey Clark (4-H Building downstairs)
  3. Sunday, October 22 at 1PM — Mommy and Me Paint & Sip "Art & Apple Juice Class", with Casey Clark (4-H Building upstairs)
  4. Sunday, December 3 at 2PM — Christmas Wreath Class, with with instructor Ashlee Grandstrand (4-H Building downstairs)
CLick HERE for fall brochure of additional information. FMI or to pre-register, call 724-852-5323.

 
October 8-November 16, 2017 — FALL EXERCISE CLASSES

The Greene County Department of Recreation and the County Commissioners present the fall exercises classes: Buti Yoga, Cardio Kickboxing, Core De Force, PiYo, and Yoga, all held at the Greene County Fairgrounds. HERE for event flyer. FMI or to pre-register, call 724-852-5323.

 
October 9, 2017 — COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY NOTICE

Greene County Government Offices will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on Monday, October 9, 2017. Exceptions to the holiday would be Emergency Management/911 Center, the Greene County Prison, and the Transportation Office.

Greene County Government Offices will reopen at 8:30 am on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. FMI, contact the individual offices for further information, or call the County Commissioners Office at 724-852-5210.
 
The Greene County Transportation Office will be closed Monday, October 09, 2017 in observance of Columbus Day except for scheduled dialysis trips reserved by 12:00 pm on Friday, October 6, 2017. Our office will reopen Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00AM.

All Greene County Transportation clients should schedule NO LATER than 12:00 PM (noon) on October 6, 2017 for Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

Clients may call the office at (724) 627-6778 or 1 (877) 360-7422 for information regarding hours for their service provider.


 
October 14, 2017 — 5th ANNUAL TRIVAL CONTEST (Registration deadline: Oct 1)
Central Greene Scholarship Trust - Saturday night Trivia event on October 14 at 6:00 at the Waynesburg Central High School. $1000 for the winning team's charity of choice. Sponsored by CGEA. So Gather some friends, enter a team(s) and join in the excitement during the 5th annual trivial contest.
Registration form due by October 1; click HERE for brochure of information and registration form or register by email at CentralGreeneScholarshipTrust@gmail.com. FMI, call Call Mike Camilli at 724-557-8201, Jim Caruso at 724-366-1690, or Mark McCurdy at 724-255-3478 to discuss opportunities to support this community event.

 
October 14, 2017 — 46th ANNUAL MARKET HOG SHOW

Join us for the 47th Annual 4-H market hog show and sale on Saturday, October 14th — show at 1:00 pm and sale at 7:00 pm. Held in the large arena barn at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, PA.

Approximately 50 Market Hogs for Sell . . . fill your freezer with local grown pork and support your local 4-H KIDS.

FMI, contact the Penn State Extension Office in Waynesburg at 724-627-3745,
located at 26 West High Street, Room 1, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Website: extension.psu.edu/greene)




 
October 15, 2017 — GREENE COUNTY FLASHLIGHT DRAGS

Street racing without the jail time! — held at the Greene County Airport, Waynesburg, PA.

Updated RACE DATE Schedule: July 30 ✦ August 27 (PID DAY) ✦ September 17 ✦ October 1 ✦ October 15, 2017.

Dates are subject to change, rain dates will be held on the following weekend if schedules permit! Gates open at 12:00 noon, race starts at 2:00 p.m. Cost: $35 to race/$8 to watch (spectator).

EVENT INFORMATION with UPDATED SCHEDULE
  — AND —  
RACING RULES


 
October 16-November 9, 2017 — APPRENTICESHIP READINESS PROGRAM

Get Ready! Start Your Career in building and construction trades now! October 16-November 9 (Monday-Friday) from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC Washington County Center). Includes Nationally recognized curriculum, improved job opportunities, interaction with 16 building and construction trade unions, 2-3 Union Training Center tours and visits. Classes are FREE. Enroll today at 724-480-3448 or 412-735-0851.
HERE for event flyer with requirements.
 
October 21, 2017 — THANKSGIVING DINNER

Saturday, October 21th, 5:00 pm at the Valley Chapel First United Methodist Church in Brock, PA. Come on out to our little country church for a big traditional turkey dinner with all its fixins'. It kicks off the fall season. Delicious dessert to take extra home with you! Take out orders available. FMI, contact Linda Thomas at 724-627-6958.

 
October 25, 2017 — 'Trick or Trick to Safety', and Early Intervention Event

The EI-LICC presents: "Trick or Treat to Safety"
held from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 25
at the Greene County Fairgrounds, Waynesburg.

Please Register in the Upper Auction Building when arriving!

*Informational displays on Greene County programs and resources.

Feel free to wear your "non-scary" halloween costume (optional)
Trick-or-treat will occur at each of the informational booths following the evening's presentations.

FMI, call Lauren, Allicia, Erin, or Melissa at 724-852-5276, at the Early Intervention Program Office.
Click HERE for event flyer. Event sponsored by your Greene County Commissioners, the Greene County Human Services - Early Intervention Program, and the Family Stability Team of MAGIC.

 
November 27, 2017 — 2017-2018 SKATE & DANCE SEASON


It's time for Skate and Dance FRIDAYS again at the Mon View Roller Rink from 7pm-11pm weekly. Admission is $8. Skate hours: 7-9pm and Dance hours: 9-11pm. Located at 377 Stoney Hill Road, Greensboro, PA. FMI, call 724-852-5323 to the Department of Recreation. HERE for event flyer, and/or HERE for informational brochure.




Local Community Links: (not a comprehensive listing)

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370



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