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5 things to do in Westmoreland County: April 5 – 7

There’s a good variety of family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities happening this weekend in Westmoreland County.

This weekend in Westmoreland County, there's a nice variety of activities for families, both indoors and outdoors.

Win For Kids’ Cash Bash

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region is hosting its annual cash bash fundraiser on Saturday evening at Uniontown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall, 58 Dunbar St.

The event starts at 5 p.m. and will include cash prizes, food and drinks. Guests can purchase tickets that come with two numbers for a chance to win. The drawing will take place every 15 minutes starting at 6 p.m. All proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region and Court Appointed Special Advocates of Fayette County.

A single ticket costs $30 and includes a drink and a meal. A set of eight tickets and a reserved table costs $200. For more information, visit

Sip and Sparkle Party

The Greenhouse Winery’s Westmoreland Mall location in Hempfield is hosting its second Sip and Sparkle Party this Sunday.

Guests can create their own jewelry at the event, choosing from 12 available patterns for necklaces or bracelets and over 30 crystal colors for earrings. The prices are $15 for each earring, $32 for each bracelet, and $55 for each necklace. Tools and materials will be provided.

The event starts at 1 p.m. and requires a $5 reservation for a seat. Each ticket includes light appetizers and five complimentary wine samples. Wine, slushies, beer, and hard cider will be available for purchase. For more details, call 724-823-1958.

Community Band Festival

The 20th annual Three Rivers Community Band Festival is happening on Saturday at Franklin Regional High School, 3200 School Road in Murrysville.

Hosted by WQED-FM’s Jim Cunningham, the festival will showcase performances by Community Band South, East Winds Symphonic Band, North Pittsburgh Symphonic Band, and the 2024 Festival Band. The festival band consists of local musicians. The 2024 festival band conductor will be Steve Baldanzi, who is the music director for the Allegheny Brass Band and the director of bands at North Allegheny High School.

The event is free to the public and begins at 1 p.m. with performances starting at 2 p.m. For more information, visit

Bushy Run Park Day 2024

Bushy Run’s 2024 Park Day will commence at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the park’s pavilion near the main parking lot, 1253 Route 993, Penn Township.

In collaboration with the American Battlefield Trust, Bushy Run Battlefield is seeking volunteers to help maintain the battlefield by cleaning up trash, fallen tree limbs, and removing invasive plant life that threatens the park’s natural ecosystem.

Volunteers are requested to bring gardening gloves, wear sturdy boots if possible, and dress appropriately for the weather. Lunch will be provided to volunteers at noon.

To sign up as a volunteer, send an email to [email protected].

Greensburg Brawl
Rugby Tournament

Mammoth Park, located at 171 County Park Road in Mt. Pleasant Township, is offering a Saturday afternoon with a lot of rugby. The yearly Greensburg Brawl Rugby Tournament will begin at noon.

Local teams such as the Greensburg Maulers, South Pittsburgh Hooligans, Happy Valley Barbarians, and Presque Isle Scallywags will compete for the prize while guests over 21 receive complimentary adult beverages from Quinn Brewing.

Players have asked the audience to join them at an after party and award ceremony taking place at Helltown Brewing, 13 Henry Clay Frick St., Mt Pleasant. For more information, visit

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