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Meet area business leaders, learn about special events and discover the best tourism spots in the Laurel Highlands, a 3,000 square mile destination in southwest PA full of beautiful landscapes, outdoor adventure and historical and cultural locations that welcomes millions of visitors each year.

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Meet area business leaders, learn about special events and discover the best tourism spots in the Laurel Highlands, a 3,000 square mile destination in southwest PA full of beautiful landscapes, outdoor adventure and historical and cultural locations that welcomes millions of visitors each year.

    Celebrate the Season: Holiday House Tours, Concerts & More

    Celebrate the Season: Holiday House Tours, Concerts & More

    Christmas will be here before you know it, and Westmoreland County has lots of ways to celebrate the season!

    Norwin and Scottdale Historical Society lead off with discussing their virtual Holiday House Tours. Then, we're joined by Westmoreland Cultural Trust to talk about exciting upcoming holiday shows such as the Rudolph musical, River City Brasstacular, and a live orchestra version of the Nutcracker ballet.

    Thanks to show sponsor Saint Vincent College!

    • 29 min
    Hygge Hikes & Candlelight Tours

    Hygge Hikes & Candlelight Tours

    The time change has set in, it's dark early and we're looking for new ways to enjoy the Laurel Highlands.

    Cozy up as we chat with Forbes State Forest about their Hygge Hikes and full moon hikes to keep you active! Then, learn more about Harvest Candlelight Tours and the Festival of Lights at Compass Inn Museum & Ligonier Valley Historical Society.

    Thanks to our sponsors, Fallingwater and Pennsylvania Maple Festival, for making this show possible.

    • 29 min
    Ponfeigh Distillery | Inside the Distillery

    Ponfeigh Distillery | Inside the Distillery

    Inside the Distillery makes a surprise return this month as we give you an exclusive first look at Ponfeigh Distillery, a massive property coming to Somerset County in 2022 focused on authentic spirits, history and entertainment.

    Owner Maximilian Merrill takes the Laurel Highlands Pour Tour on a tour through the new facility, explains why the region's relationship to whiskey is so vital to his vision, and when you can expect to take your first tour of the facility.

    • 23 min
    It's an Arts Extravaganza!

    It's an Arts Extravaganza!

    The arts are alive and vibrant in Westmoreland County! This month we're joined by three guests discussing new exhibits, programs and initiatives that keep the arts at the top of everyone's mind.

    The Westmoreland Museum of American Art details their new exhibit Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee, Westmoreland Historical Society previews Penn’s Woods: Plenty for the Use of Man and Latrobe Art Center shows how you can get artsy with their hands-on classes.

    • 29 min
    Enjoy the Silence: Stay Overnight at Buffalo Bill's House

    Enjoy the Silence: Stay Overnight at Buffalo Bill's House

    In this special episode, perfect for the Halloween season, we sit down with Chris Rowan, owner of Buffalo Bill's House in Perryopolis.

    Rowan takes us room by room through the iconic "Silence of the Lambs" house and how his background as an Art Director & Prop Stylist allowed him to meticulously recreate and theme the experience throughout.

    This is an exclusive interview you don't want to miss! Book your stay this Halloween or year-round at https://buffalobillshouse.com/ 

    • 29 min
    The Jumbo Episode, Now with 50% More Fall Events

    The Jumbo Episode, Now with 50% More Fall Events

    It's a fall frenzy across Westmoreland County, with beloved events returning and new events popping up seemingly every weekend.

    Here to keep it all straight are guests Scottdale Historical Society, Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Bushy Run Battlefield & Irwin Business & Professional Association.

    Join as we talk the Shadows of Scottdale Walking Tour, Mini-Festivals, nature walks, store-to-store trick-or-treat and so much more.

    • 29 min

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