Mercer County, PA Welcomes a Fabulous New Hotel Property July 20th, 2017

Mercer County, PA – Mercer County, PA welcomes the opening of the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Greenville, PA. The Cobblestone Hotels brands offer guests “Big City Quality . . . Small Town Values.” The hotel, which had its grand opening on July 11, 2017, will cater to tourists and business travelers, as well as … Continue reading “Mercer County, PA Welcomes a Fabulous New Hotel Property”

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Midway Between Pittsburgh, Erie and Cleveland . . . Mercer County, PA Is a Great Meeting Location July 13th, 2017

by Peggy Mazyck If you have an event where friends, family, or business associates are traveling from Pittsburgh, Cleveland or Erie, then your midway location is Mercer County, PA. Travel from any of these locations to Mercer County is less than ninety minutes’ drive time. Mercer County is  easily accessible via I-80 and I-79. Traveling … Continue reading “Midway Between Pittsburgh, Erie and Cleveland . . . Mercer County, PA Is a Great Meeting Location”

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WaterFire Sharon Kicks Off the 2017 Season on July 15, 2017 in Mercer County, PA July 6th, 2017

Mercer County, PA – WaterFire Sharon, PA, a free art, music, food and performance festival, will kick off the first of three summer series on July 15, 2017, with the theme “Back to Our Roots – Honoring Ancestry.” The family and pet-friendly event begins with artists and food vendors at noon and entertainment at one … Continue reading “WaterFire Sharon Kicks Off the 2017 Season on July 15, 2017 in Mercer County, PA”

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Heritage Days Festival Exudes Small-Town Charm in Mercer County, PA June 22nd, 2017

Mercer County, PA – The 10th Annual Greenville Heritage Days Festival runs from June 30-July 2, 2017.  The three-day festival, sponsored by the Greenville Museum Alliance: The Waugh House, The Railroad Park Museum and the Canal Museum, showcases the rich history of the community. Visitors to the festival can participate in a 5K run, feast on … Continue reading “Heritage Days Festival Exudes Small-Town Charm in Mercer County, PA”

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Springfield Restaurant Group … An Awesome Transformation June 15th, 2017

by Peggy Mazyck The Springfield Restaurant Group started with the purchase of a small, run-down bar that no longer received much patronage because the once bustling traffic on Rt. 19 was gone. In earlier years, this road had been in constant use as the Pittsburgh to Erie thruway. Residents of Victorian Mercer remember a time … Continue reading “Springfield Restaurant Group … An Awesome Transformation”

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Mercer County Tourism Promotion Agency to Present Awards at Annual Dinner on June 15 June 8th, 2017

Mercer, PA – Two of the highest honors given by VisitMercerCountyPA, the tourist promotion agency for Mercer County, PA, are the Bill Knecht Tourism Award and the James E. Winner Jr. Tourism Initiative Award. For 2017, George Kraynak has been selected to receive the Bill Knecht Tourism Award and John and Robin Raskob, owners of Big Dog … Continue reading “Mercer County Tourism Promotion Agency to Present Awards at Annual Dinner on June 15”

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Celebrate Everything Strawberry at the 27th Annual Grove City Strawberry Days Festival in Mercer County, PA May 25th, 2017

The 27th Annual Grove City Strawberry Days will be held Friday, June 9, through Sunday, June 11 at the Grove City Memorial Park, 58 West, West Main Street, Grove City, PA 16127. The three-day festival is loaded with crafters, live entertainment, a smorgasbord of food, and a wide assortment of kids’ activities at the Shortcake Patch.

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Hell’s Hollow Wildlife Adventure Trail in Mercer County, PA May 12th, 2017

Warm temperatures and sunny skies offer the perfect time to enjoy an adventure on Hell’s Hollow Wildlife Adventure Trail in Mercer County, PA. The four-mile trek through hills and valleys offers fascinating historical, environmental, and wildlife sights. The trail is situated among 100 acres of scenic forest. One different aspect of the tour is that you can choose to explore the trail on a trail buggy instead of walking or biking. Sights to enjoy along the trail include a cascading waterfall (Spirit Falls), beaver dams, deer, wild turkeys, eagles.

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Mercer Memorial Day 500: A Patriotic Celebration Honoring American Veterans in Mercer County, PA May 4th, 2017

Mercer County, PA – On Saturday, May 27, 2017, 500 American Flags will be raised throughout the borough of Mercer in preparation for the 15th Annual Mercer Memorial Day 500. The Mercer Memorial Day 500, honoring American Veterans, will be celebrated on Monday, May 29, 2017, from 8:30 a. m. to 1 p.m.

At 8:30 a.m., the celebration will start with the Mercer Memorial Day 500 Freedom Fun Run 5K.Various activities around the Courthouse Square will include the opening ceremony and reception honoring the veterans, a military expo, a prayer service at the old Mercer Graveyard, the music of Brett Allen Morgan.

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All Aboard or Come Riverside to Watch the Small Ships Revue in Beautiful Downtown Sharon in Mercer County, PA April 28th, 2017

Mercer County, PA – The Small Ships Revue, hosted by Quaker Steak & Lube, is an “anything-that-floats” event held on the Shenango River in downtown Sharon.

Additional events that day include the Small “Shops” Revue and the Lucky Ducky Race. Starting at 10 a.m., the merchants of the Greater Sharon Associates will be hosting the Small “Shops” Review in honor of the Small Ships Revue.

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