Upcoming Events

LWA hosts and partners in a wide range of fun events that engage the public and celebrate our natural resources and community

17-20FEBRUARY, 2020

17-20<span>FEBRUARY, 2020
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Winter Birdseed Fundraiser

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Daily 

Stock up on LWA's "famous" Loyalhanna Custom Mix birdseed, as well as six other seed varieties and suet cakes at the final sale of the season! To place a seed order, click on the birdfeeder image to the left to download an order form or contact Josh at josh@loyalwater.com or (724) 238-7560, ext. 2#. Orders must be received by February 6th. 

25FEBRUARY, 2020

25<span>FEBRUARY, 2020
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Keeping Farmers on the Land - Workshop Series

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop, in partnership with Westmoreland County Agricultural Land Preservation and Farm and Environmental Renewal Network of Ligonier, will provide information on how to maintain existing agricultural lands by keeping land affordable for prospective farmers and keeping current farms viable. Information on the PA Agricultural Business Development Center, current grants, conservation easements and potential in solar energy will be discussed by various presenters. See full agenda HERE.

Cost for this workshop is $5 per person, which includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Contact Susan Huba at (724) 238-7560, ext. 1# or susan@loyalwater.com to reserve your space by February 18th. 

14MARCH, 2020

14<span>MARCH, 2020
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PA Bluebird Society Program

10:00 am - Noon 

Join Wilma Light and other members of the Bluebird Society of PA, for an informative program on the Eastern Bluebird, including an opportunity to make your own bluebird house to attract these colorful thrushes to your home. All ages are welcome to attend and all materials will be provided at this FREE program! 

A limited number of bluebird houses are available, so please pre-register by contacting Susan Huba at (724) 238-7560, ext. 1#.

MARCH 18 - MAY 20, 2020

MARCH 18 - MAY 20, 2020
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Spring After School Environmental Science Club

Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:45 pm

We are pleased to offer our award winning, hands-on STEM environmental science program for students in grades 3-5 living within the Ligonier Valley School District. Throughout this 9-week program, students will explore our local ecosystem through various outdoor activities led by instructor, Lynne Donnelly. All materials and a daily snack are provided at no cost! To register, email Susan Huba at susan@loyalwater.com to receive a detailed registration packet. 

28MARCH, 2020

28<span>MARCH, 2020
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Pick Your Palette! Creative Retreat with Rita Haldeman and Amy Roadman

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a day focused on nature, discovery, shapes and colors. In this Creative Workshop for artists and non-artists alike, we will explore a variety of art media and create finished, matted works of art ready for display! Take time for yourself to recharge, be creative and take in the natural beauty of our view of the Ligonier Valley. Workshop cost is $75 per person, which includes all materials and lunch. Program is limited to 15 attendees. For more information or to reserve your space, contact Rita Haldeman at (724) 433-6636 or rkintheloop2@netscape.net or amyroadman@gmail.com. Reservations also accepted online through Eventbrite.

25APRIL, 2020

25<span>APRIL, 2020
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Spring Roadside Cleanups

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteers are needed for our annual roadside cleanup events! In Latrobe, join your neighbors to clean up litter along Route 30 East/West from Kingston Dam to Saint Vincent College. In Ligonier, over 50 miles of state and township roadsides will be picked up in this community-wide event.  Contact Josh Penatzer at (724) 238-7560 ext. 2# for more information or to register!

1MAY, 2020

1<span>MAY, 2020
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50th Annual Membership Dinner Meeting

6:00 - 8:30 pm

LWA's annual membership dinner meeting is a great time for camaraderie and reflection on our recent accomplishments in conservation. Join other members for a relaxing evening, buffet dinner and live entertainment at Rizzo's Malabar Inn located in Crabtree. Invitations will be mailed in early April. Contact Cathy Johnston at (724) 238-7560 ext. 3# for reservations.

30MAY, 2020

30<span>MAY, 2020
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7th Annual Loyalhanna Sojourn

9:00 am start

The 7th Annual Loyalhanna Sojourn is a great day on the water!  As in past events, the event will begin at the Cardinal Park launch in Latrobe and continue 9 miles downstream to the take out launch at Gray Wing Park in New Alexandria.  Paddlers of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to attend this one-day float!  Registration cost is $20 per person and includes event insurance, shuttle transportation, refreshments and a commemorative t-shirt.  Register online at www.latroberecreation.org

20JUNE, 2020

20<span>JUNE, 2020
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Loyalhanna Brewfest

5:00 - 8:00 pm 

The second annual Loyalhanna Brewfest is the pefect way to kick off your summer! This outdoor festival at the Watershed Farm will feature local craft breweries, scrumptious food vendors and live entertainment! General Admission tickets are available for purchase at $25 each, and those attending as "Designated Drivers" are able to purchase a discount ticket for $10 (plus applicable fees) from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/loyalhanna-brewfest-20-tickets-83682433411?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventurl_text

1AUGUST, 2020

1<span>AUGUST, 2020
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Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner - In partnership with Ligonier Country Market

6:00 - 8:30 pm 

The Annual Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner has become a community fan-favorite summer event! Featuring a delectable feast prepared with fresh locally sourced meats and produce, as well as appetizers and desserts from over 90 vendors at Ligonier Country Market, attendees never leave hungry. Tickets are $50 each or $90 per couple. Contact Cathy Johnston at (724) 238-7560, ext 3# for more information.

24OCTOBER, 2020

24<span>OCTOBER, 2020
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36th Annual Art Auction Benefit

6:00 - 9:00 pm 

Join us for LWA's largest fundraiser celebrating the beauty of our environment presented in original artwork by accomplished local and national artists. We are once again pleased to host the event at Arnold Palmer's Latrobe Country Club! For ticket information, contact Cathy at (724) 238-7560, ext. 3#.

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6 Old Lincoln Highway West
Ligonier, PA 15658

  • 1-724-238-7560

  • cathy@loyalwater.com

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