Following the Light Up Night festivities, we invite you join us at the River's Edge Stage, located across from the old Geo Altman Mill on Water Street. There we will remember loved ones who have passed by lighting luminaries in their honor.
Luminary bags are $5 per name and will come with a bulb for the Memorial Trees that will stand on display through the month of December. Contact Michelle 724-639-3728 for more information or to purchase a luminary. Limited to the first 125 names.
Celebrate the season with a night full of cheer at Saltsburg's Annual Light Up Night. Canal Park and the surrounding streets will be lined with over 80 trees, being decorated by local families, businesses and students. The Saltsburg Elementary School Chorus will sing and Santa and the Grinch will visit with the children. Join us for free crafts and raffles, free hot chocolate and cookies, and much more! Remember to purchase your luminary for a loved one. Luminaries will be lit at 6:15 by the River's Edge stage.
Everyone is invited to decorate our trees. Trees for the event are $30 each and come with either white or multi-color lights. Luminaries are $5 per name and includes a luminary bag and a bulb on our Memorial Trees. Luminaries will be limited to 125, so call early. Start a new tradition or create a memorial tree for a loved one.
To buy a tree for your family or business to decorate, to sponsor a tree, or to purchase a luminary, please call Michelle 724-639-3728.
- The SES Chorus sings at 4pm.
- FREE crafts and raffles for the kids will be located in the Lions Club Building on Point St.
- Local Crafters (weather permitting) will be set up at the festivities.
- Saltsburg Social Center will be serving hot foods including hot dogs, soup, macaroni and cheese, and more.
- The BSSD Life Skills Class will be selling popcorn, cookies, and coffee.
- The Grinch and Santa will visit with children at Canal Park (weather permitting; otherwise location will be announced).
- FREE COOKIES AND HOT CHOCOLATE; If you would like to donate cookies, please contact Michelle at 724-639-3728 or Barb at 724-422-1050.
Get your hot cocoa and candy candy canes at Essentially Oily and Friends before the Light Up Night festivities, from 3:30 to 4:20pm on Sunday, December 3rd. We'll have a great selection of Christmas items for purchase throughout the months of November and December to make your holiday shopping a breeze.
Essentially Oily and Friends is located at 524 Salt Street, across from Shop 'N Save. For more information, call 724-343-1447.
Get into the holiday spirit because amazing Christmas bargains are coming your way! It's time for the Annual Christmas Auction at SVFD River Hall. The preview begins at 9am, with a 10am start to follow. Auctioneer Julie Dunmire, PA#AU005600, will present you with trees, lights, wreaths, holiday decor, vintage Christmas and more.
Hey, Parents! Don't forget to take your kids to S & T Bank on the corner of Salt St. and Point St. in Saltsburg to send their letters to Santa! The bank will have a very special North Pole Mailbox from December 1st through the 16th. Don't forget to include your name and address so Santa can write you back!
This year's Avon and Celebrating Home Annual Sale is scheduled for Thursday, November 30th and Friday December 1st! Don't miss chance to pick up some great holiday bargains. The sale takes place at the Lions Club Building on Point Street.
The Heritage Holiday Committee is looking for several adults to help us place the Christmas Trees in Canal Park for this year's Light up Night. We will work in teams of two to place 60+ trees! It's a big job, but the payoff is beautiful! If you can help, please contact Michelle at 724-639-3728. Time will be announced closer to the date, but expect between 10:30am and Noon.
You don't need to leave Saltsburg to get great holiday gifts! Join us at Essentially Oily and Friends, across from Shop 'N Save on Salt Street for our Black Friday Craft Show! Not only can you shop extra vendors, you can help provide 'Christmas for the Kunkle Family,' a local family which had a fire in July 2017. Save 10% at select vendors.
For more information, call 724-343-1447.
It's time again for the Fall Craft show at the SVFD River Hall. There is plenty of parking so bring a friend to shop for the holidays and have lunch. The event will feature several vendors with crafts, a Chinese auction, and more. Food and refreshments will be available, as well as soup that you can take home!
Have you been to the Saltsburg Free Library? If not, here's a great opportunity to visit with your family. All children, grades preschool to 2nd grade are welcome! There will be a story, crafts, songs and a snack. For information, call 724-541-2133.
Hey Folks, Saltsburg is proud to do our part to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place by providing the community with recycling bins on November 11, 2017. All you have to do is save all of your recyclables and then bring them to the lot across from Glassmart at the corner of Washington and Water. There you will find a large recycling bin to deposit your papers and plastics. Get involved and help make our community better!
The seniors of the Saltsburg Social Center invite you to their Seniors Giving Back Dinner at the Saltsburg Volunteer Fire Department's River Hall on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Everyone in the community is welcome!
Appetizers will be served at 4:30pm, followed by a dinner of lasagne and garlic bread with a side salad and dessert. Enjoy entertainment by our talented Frank Sinatra Impersonator, Nick Flasco from 5:30 to 6:30pm. Tickets are just $7 and all proceeds benefit the SVFD. For tickets, please call 724-639-9055.
We're throwing a Halloween Party on October 24th and it's FREE! Kids in costumes get a mini pumpkin to decorate. We'll have pumpkin themed crafts and yummy pumpkin treats! Please RSVP by October 20th.
Essentially Oily and Friends is located at 524 Salt Street, across from Shop 'N Save. Visit our Facebook page or call 724-343-1447 for more information.
Don't miss the Annual Cash Bash at Saltsburg River Hall, benefiting Saltsburg Area Youth. Tickets are $20 each. Each ticket admits 1 person ages 21 and over to the event. Food and beverages are included with your ticket purchase. Each ticket has two numbers for the 13 drawings throughout the evening (you may win more than once!). The 4pm drawing is worth $1000. Winner does NOT need to be present to win. For tickets, call 724-639-3728 or see a member of the SHS Junior class or SHS member of the music programs.
It's time again for the West Penn Trail Triathlon. This is a chip timed, paddle, bike, run event on the Conemaugh River and the West Penn Trail. The race can be done solo or as a 2 or 3 person team. The 7 mile paddle leg can be done in any non motorized watercraft from Conemaugh Dam to Saltsburg. The bike leg is 14 miles on the trail from Saltsburg to Conemaugh Dam and back. The running leg is 3.1 miles out and back on the Kiski section of the West Penn Trail. The team configuration can use any combination of solo or tandem conveyances but the timing chip must be transferred within the transition area between segments. To register visit https://thedriven.net/event.race_reg/eid/8010014568
The Saltsburg American Legion Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring a Casino Trip to Wheeling! The trip will be Saturday, October 14, 2017 and the cost is $30 / person. For more information, or to register, call Christine Holmes at 724-972-2059.
There are even more bargains at the Lions Club Annual Auction: Part Two! More donations have been coming in since the last auction and we're ready for another great night!
This public auction takes place on Point Street. Bring a friend and bring a chair to score some great bargains on everything from furniture and household items, to toys and games! Food will be available, so come hungry!
The preview begins at 4pm, followed by the auction at 5pm, with auctioneer Julie Dunmire (PA#AU005600). The auction benefits both the Lions Club and the Heritage Holiday Committee.
To make a donation, please contact Michelle 724-639-3728 or Barb 724-422-1050.
Nothing says Fall like fresh, homemade apple dumplings! The Saltsburg United Methodist Church (813 Salt Street) will be holding their Apple Dumpling Sale. To pre-order, call Sara at 724-422-1075. Pick-up is on September 28th.
Apple Dumplings are $9 for a tray of four.