From Latrobe Art Center to Lincoln Highway: Leadership Spotlight on Lauren Buches

Fall is a time of change and transition. Two of our local organizations, Latrobe Art Center and the Lincoln Highway Experience, are undergoing exciting shifts in leadership. If you’ve been to Latrobe Art Center over the past two years, you will have met, or at least encountered the work of, Latrobe native Lauren Buches. Lauren’s […]

Holiday Highlights Preview: A Peek Into November and December in Westmoreland County

Cover Photo Courtesy of Photos by AW October is ending, but the holiday season merrily marches on. We were able to get a sneak peek of just a few of the many events our county’s historic and cultural organizations will offer to residents & visitors throughout November and December. Greensburg Art Center Happening NOW through […]

Performing through a Pandemic

Cover photo courtesy of Brandon Bock Media. There’s no question that the entertainment world has been hit, and hit hard, by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this obstacle has not stopped Westmoreland County’s performing venues and groups from finding innovative ways to bring the joy of performance into peoples’ lives. Today, we’re focusing on two of […]

Rewarding Work with the Westmoreland Historical Society: Volunteer Spotlight

It’s when we have the school tours and I watch the buses pulling in, full of chattering, happy kids, that I realize I’m part of something special. Along with the other volunteers, there is the Westmoreland Historical Society staff and board members who manage the site, the County officials and maintenance crews who provide and […]

Fall Fun in Westmoreland County: Fort Ligonier’s 2020 Battle Commemoration Weekend

You already know that fall is the perfect time to visit the Laurel Highlands. In particular, October visits to the Ligonier Valley have become a yearly tradition for thousands of travelers. Although this tradition may look a bit different this year, there are still plenty of reasons to stop by the Ligonier Valley in 2020. […]