From morning to night: A day of Connellsville festivities
Next weekend, Connellsville will celebrate its rich history, salute freedom in our community and welcome home a rising musical star.
Connellsville's celebration of Braddock's Crossing on June 29 kicks off the morning's activities. In its 10th year, the commemoration of Gen. Edward Braddock's crossing of the Youghiogheny River, organized by the Connellsville Historical Society, promotes an important part of our history.
The banks of the Youghiogheny River near Crawford's Cabin will come alive with memories from Colonial times. Foods, games and historical stories will be shared during the day. And those interested can participate in the “crossing” of the Yough.
Fayette County Cultural Trust will bring a little culture to the event with its annual Art on the Yough, organized in Yough River Park.
Later that night, members of the community will gather at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Connellsville, where the Thou Shall Not Move group will conduct a festival and dedicate a new Ten Commandments monument at the site.
Concluding the evening, hometown girl and Connellsville Area High School grad Cait Cuneo will appear in concert at the Edwin S. Porter Theater.
We encourage residents to get out next Saturday and support what this city has to offer — from morning to night.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.