Arts & Culture

Arts + Education at the Hoyt: Enjoy rotating exhibits of well-known artists or visit one of their off-site locations: UPMC Jameson, Two Rivers Artisan Coffee Works or the Confluence. For $5 tour their period house on the Historic North Hill

Ellwood City Area Historical Museum: Preserving the history of Ellwood City, an exhibit of Northwood Glass and a railway express wagon are on permanent display

Ellwood City Community Plaza: A venue of community events, the unique water feature delivers the effect of a cascade from a building’s second story windows

Genealogical Research: The history room of the New Castle Public Library contains a collection of Pennsylvania census records; genealogical information is also available at the PA Bureau of Vital Records, also located in New Castle.

Harlansburg Station Museum of Transportation: Full array of items representing various modes of transportation plus a very unique gift shop

Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Museum: Home to the first Warner Borthers theatre. Visit the original theatre as an entertainment complex and museum

Lawrence County Historical Society: A beautiful 19-room mansion preserves the history of Lawrence County.

Murals: Historical murals are located on the sides of buildings in New Castle and Mahoningtown and in the Ellwood City Municipal Building

New Castle’s Historic North Hill: The third largest historic district in Pennsylvania includes an abundance of architecturally beautiful Victorian mansions

New Castle Playhouse: Enjoy a variety of comedies, dramas, musicals and children’s theatre programs

Orthodox Monastery Of The Transfiguration: Situated an 100 acres of lovely meadow and wooded land, the monastery is a perfect location for meditation and spiritual retreats

Scottish Rite Cathedral: Overlooking the City of New Castle, this majestic building is an elegant venue for major community events. Of neo-classic design, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Slovenian Heritage Center: Preserving the history and culture of Slovenia, the Heritage Center is located in the Borough of SNPJ

Villa Maria Community Center: Awaken your spirit in a beautiful setting that included an art house, labyrinth, nature trails, herb garden, chapel, gift shop and organic farm

Westminster College Celebrity Series: A variety of nationally recognized entertainers perform throughout the year at Westminster College

Zambelli Park: The firework sculpture, illuminated nightly, replicates the shooting of fireworks