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11th Annual 5K Bushy Run Trail Run/Walk

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Registration 7:00 – 8:15 a.m.
Start Time 8:30 a.m.

The annual Penn Trafford Area Recreation Commission (PTARC) run/walk goes through the scenic trails of the beautiful, historical Bushy Run Battlefield. Proceeds benefit the parks and recreation facilities in the Penn-Trafford area.

Entry fees: $10.00 per racer – Age 17 and under
$18.00 per racer – 18 and over (if postmarked by 6/26/15)
$25.00 per racer – (18 and after 6/26/16 or on race day)

Registration form.

For more info, contact 724-744-2171 ext 205 or

5th Annual Classic Car Cruise

Sunday, July 19, 2015

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Love sleek classic and custom automobiles?  Have a classic or custom vehicle to show off to the public? Now’s your chance! Bushy Run Battlefield is once again opening its parking lot to classic and custom cars, trucks, or modified vehicles. Enjoy classic cars, live music, food and drink, 50/50 raffle, and more!

Be sure to check out our Museum and Gift Shop. Regular admission rates apply. All proceeds benefit Bushy Run Battlefield.

252nd Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, 2015

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $5

Our premiere event for the year pits the forces of his Royal Highness King George III against a confederation of Native Americans.  See all the colors of war in the vibrant recreations of the two-day battle of Bushy Run that the various reenactors bring to life. Learn about how the battle progressed as well as how people lived in the mid-eighteenth century.

Two battle reenactments occur throughout the day. The morning battle portrays the events that occurred on August 5 and the afternoon engagement shows the August 6 tactics that led to British victory. Also featured are eighteenth century military camps, a sutler trade area, period craftspeople, and more!

BRBHS General Meeting & Lecture

Saturday, September 12, 2015

1 p.m.

Details: TBD

Cost: $5 for nonmembers, free to BRBHS members

Fall Nature Walk

Saturday, September 26, 2015
10 a.m.
Cost: $5.00 for nonmembers, free to BRBHS members
As the leaves transform from summer greens to vibrant yellows, flaming reds, explosive oranges, and shades of earthy brown, why not enjoy the last warm days before winter’s chill sets in?
Learn about the various flora and fauna of Western Pennsylvania with Bushy Run volunteers and nature enthusiasts Bob Learzaf & Dave Browning.

Fall Tea

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Details: TBD

Haunted History Hayride

Saturday, October 24, 2015

7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Cost: TBD

The Haunted History Hayride returns this year for one night only!

Screams in the night, shots in the distance, cries of angry Native Americans and wounded British soldiers… Take a chilling look at Pontiac’s War with a hayride at Bushy Run Battlefield. The night includes haunted hayrides, scary stories and more!

Prepaid reservations are required. Reservations are required. Reservations accepted after October 1. Call 724-527-5584 to reserve a spot in this event.