Here’s 5 things to do in the Murrysville area this weekend |
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Patrick Varine

You don’t need to wander far to get lost in Murrysville. In fact, you only need to journey as far as Gearhard Farms on Saltsburg Road.

The 250-year-old farm, which is older than America itself, is also celebrating two decades of its corn maze, which will be open through October. Each year it boasts a different design, and participants are always asked to try and map it out.

We gave the maze a go, but as you’ll see from the video, we just ended up sweaty and lost!

The maze is open from 5-9 p.m. on Fridays, noon to 9 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 7 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $7 per person. Hayrides are also offered on select days.

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On Saturday, the former Pat Catan’s on Route 22 — recently reopened as a Michaels craft store — will host a fall open house from noon to 4 p.m.

It will include a craft session to create fall wreaths from 1 to 3 p.m. along with raffles on the hour beginning at noon.

The store also hosts a Kids Club craft program, with two sessions between 10 a.m. and noon for ages 3 and older.

The store is at 5070 William Penn Highway in the Murrysview Shoppes. For more, call 724-387-1698.

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On Saturday, the second annual “Brewhaus in Newhouse Park” event will be at 3 p.m. at the park, just off Stotler Drive in Delmont.

The cost is $20 (kids are free), which benefits the Delmont Recreation Board. It includes a complimentary beer. Live music will be provided by Jim O’Brien Acoustic and The Phisbins.

A food truck and pizza will be available, along with beer from Yellow Bridge Brewing in Delmont. For details, call 412-496-0687.

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On Saturday morning, the fall youth dek hockey league kicks off at Murrysville SportZone on School Road South in Murrysville.

There will be two games in the morning, with Chipmunk teams (ages 4 to 6) squaring off at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. at the facility, located at 4491 School Road South.

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On Sunday, the Murrysville Export Rotary Club’s annual Low Country Boil will be held from 3-7 p.m., also at New­house Park.

The cost is $30 (children under 6 are free), and includes corn on the cob, smoked sausage, red potatoes, shrimp, crab legs and beverages including beer and wine.

Proceeds will benefit the Rotary’s support of Franklin Regional School District’s “Backpacks to Go” program, which supplies food for children in need.

For more, call 724-519-7369 or 412-558-4552 or see the Rotary’s website.

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