The upcoming event will take place at the Community and Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park.
Historical Society Of Upper St. Clair
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Friday, April 13, 2012
The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair needs help deciding this year's scarecrow theme. Share your idea in the comments below and you may win the prize!
Every Community Day, the Historical Society of Upper St. Clair surprises residents with a new scarecrow theme in the farm on the corner of Route 19 and Orr Road—across the street from the Upper St. Clair Volunteer Fire Department. Right now you're used to seeing the chickens. Last year it was a bride and groom, because Historical Society member Rachel Heins Carlson and her husband, Matt, were married there. And in 2009, heads were turning when the female scarecrow donned a hot, red dress and the male—a handsome tuxedo. The Upper St. Clair scarecrow tradition is nothing new. The Gilfillan family—who left the farm for the Historical Society in 2001 in the will of Margaret Gilfillan—would dress the scarecrows, too. They would put their old, …
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Residents toured the farm property during Upper St. Clair's Community Day.
The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair gave residents a rare look inside the Gilfillan Farm during Community Day. The farm is only open to the public on Community Day. Families enjoyed a petting zoo, house tours, sheep shearing, wagon rides, crafts and more at Saturday's open house. More than 650 people toured the property. "This is the best turnout we've ever had," said Bruce Fife, member of the Historical Society of Upper St. Clair. The Gilfillan Farm was built in the 1850s and is still a working farm today, thanks to volunteers. The Gilfillan descendants continued to live and work on the farm until the last Gilfillan died in 2001. Margaret Gilfillan left the property to the Historical Society of Upper St. Clair along with a trust …
Friday, May 20, 2011
Everything you need to know about Community Day 2011.
It’s that time of year again! The Upper St. Clair Community Day is on Saturday, May 21. Patch has put together a guide to all the activities going on. From the Fun Run to the annual Rubber Duck Race, we’ve got all the detail you need. Events are spread out around the community, so we have separated the activities by their location. 1. Upper St. Clair High School 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.: Community Day kicks off with the Run for Fun. Registration is held at the High School Stadium entrance on Truxton Drive. The cost for advance registration is $8 or $3 with no t-shirt. The late registration cost is $4. 9 a.m.: The 3.1 mile Community Day Run for Fun will begin and end at Panther Stadium. The course is moderately hilly and is open to all ages. 11:30…