Real Estate News, Local Happenings & Things to Do in the City of Pittsburgh
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Westmoreland Art & Heritage Festival Twin Lakes Park, east of Greensburg
The festival presents performance on three stages, more than 190 artist market booths, 40 food vendors including ethnic foods, a juried Westmoreland Art Nationals exhibition, a Heritage Trail and strolling entertainment such as African-American storyteller Temujin.
This year visitors will have a chance to try on medieval armor in an interactive medieval display booth, handle Celtic instruments on the Deck Stage and watch marionette puppet theater.
The Vietnam education booth will be expanded to introduce visitors to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial located by the Upper Lake near the Civil War encampment.
Spiny Dinosaur returns to thrill children, and Pittsburgh mime Dan Kamin will interact with the Sunday Edgewood Symphony performance as a person who thinks he’s the orchestra’s rightful conductor.
There is limited parking adjacent to the festival in pay lots. Shuttles run frequently from Saint Vincent College, the Greensburg Walmart, Nicely Elementary parking lot and Downtown Greensburg parking lot. Handicap-accessible buses and handicap parking are available at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Rides are $2 round trip; children under 10 ride free.