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2016 Schedule of Events
March 2016
 
 March for Parks
 19 March For Parks
  The March For Parks is 3 times the fun! Marches will be held at Twin Lakes Park, Cedar Creek Park, and in Murrysville. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the Marches will kick-off at 10:00 a.m. Prior to the events, marchers will collect contributions to benefit parks and trails projects in Westmoreland County. Marchers can participate as individuals or teams of 3 or more. Be sure to register your dog for the March—pups are permitted at all three locations. March For Parks is sponsored by the Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board.

April 2016First Day of Trout
 16 First Day of Trout Season
  Trout season kicks off at Loyalhanna Gorge, Cedar Creek, Mammoth, Northmoreland, and Twin Lakes Parks. Bait is available for sale and visitors can rent boats at the Twin Lakes Boathouse. Bait vending machines are available at Northmoreland, Mammoth and Cedar Creek parks.
 24 Mammoth Park Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.

May 2016
3-13 Westmoreland County Senior Games
  An Olympic style competition for senior sports men and women ages 50 and over. Over thirty events including boccie, bowling, golf and shuffleboard are offered at Mammoth Park and various Greensburg locations. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are awarded to winners in each age bracket.
 12 The Sky's the Limit at Cedar Creek Park
  Celebrate the addition of 28 acres to Cedar Creek Park with model aircraft flying demos, wooden airplane flying contests, wildflower walks, food, and fun! The event starts at 4:00 p.m. and is co-sponsored by the Westmoreland Land Trust and Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation. View the flyer for more details.
 22 Northmoreland Park Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.

June 2016Mammoth Fest
  Summer Concert Series Begins
  Free concerts featuring local musicians and groups will be held on Saturdays or Sundays throughout the summer at the Brian T. Rusnock Amphitheater at Twin Lakes and the Outdoor Amphitheater at Cedar Creek Parks. Visit the Concert Series event page for the complete schedule.
 5 Mammoth Fest
  Admission and parking are free at this giant festival at picturesque Mammoth Park from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event features an arts and crafts show, food, music and entertainment for the whole family. For only $4, kids may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.
 19 Twin Lakes Father's Day Fishing Derby
  A free event for fishermen of all ages from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to both adults and youth. A door prize drawing will be held for all registered participants.

July 2016Arts and Heritage Festival
               
June 30-
July 3
Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival
 

Twin Lakes Park is host to the annual Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival for the 42nd year. The festival includes over 50 live performances, 220 arts and craft exhibitors, heritage and history demonstrations, and ethnic food booths.  Festival hours are 11a.m. to 8p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 11a.m. to 6p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is free.  Visit www.artsandheritage.com or call (724) 834-7474.

 23 Five Star Trail Poker Run
  Participants choose a four-mile walk or a twelve-mile bike ride on the Five Star Trail. The event begins at Lynch Field at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The event features a huge door prize give-away with over 100 prizes! Admission cost is $15.
 30 Mammoth Park Youth Field Day
  A fun, free event for children ages 8-16 to learn more about the outdoors! Activities include trap shooting, archery, boating safety and more! This event is held at Mammoth Park, rain or shine, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Youth Field Day is sponsored by Westmoreland County and the PA Game Commission, in conjunction with local volunteers.

August 2016
 Car Show

 14 August Fun Fest
  Cedar Creek Park hosts this free festival from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event includes a huge classic car show, an arts and crafts marketplace, music, entertainment, a flea market and delicious food. For only $4, children may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.

September 2016
 Labor United

4 & 5

Labor United Celebration

  This two-day extravaganza at Northmoreland Park from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, and 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Monday is free to the public. The event includes a giant flea market, great food, an arts and crafts show, music, and a one-ring circus. For only $3 children may purchase an “All Day Ride Pass” and receive unlimited access to carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and kiddie train rides.
 22 Green Luncheon
  The Green Luncheon is a recognition event held in honor of all of the many individuals, groups, and business that continue to support the CAB and Westmoreland County Parks and Trails.

October 2016
 
 You've Got a Friend Day
 
 Hobgoblin Hikes

 5 You've Got A Friend Day
  A fun day of activities for students with special needs at Twin Lakes Park from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Students are paired up with volunteers from local schools for activities such as boating, fishing, pony rides, hay rides and more! Responsible volunteers are needed to assist the children.
 22 Hobgoblin Hike at Twin Lakes Park
  A ½ mile outdoor Halloween walk in the haunted woods from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recommended for ages eight and over. Admission is free. Responsible volunteers are needed for trail guides and scare stations.
 29 Hobgoblin Hike at Cedar Creek Park
  A ½ mile outdoor Halloween walk in the haunted woods from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Recommended for ages eight and over. Admission is free. Responsible volunteers are needed for trail guides and scare stations.