STRIP DISTRICT WORLD FESTIVAL: Multicultural celebration with food and entertainment, Penn Avenue, from 22nd to 25th streets, and parking lot between 22nd and 23rd streets, Strip District (Sept. 14-15). www.stripdistrictworldfestival.com.
PITTSBURGH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL: Off I-70, 6 miles west of New Stanton (Sept. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29). 724-872-1670.
FLAX SCUTCHING FESTIVAL: Stahlstown (Sept. 14-15). 724-593-2119 or http://flaxscutching.org
LIGONIER HIGHLAND GAMES: Pipe bands, highland dancing, athletic competitions. Idlewild Park and SoakZone, Ligonier (Sept. 21). 1-814-931-4714.
PENN'S COLONY FESTIVAL: Saxonburg (Sept. 21-22 and 28-29). 724-352-9922 or www.pennscolony.com.
FESTIFALL: Historic crafts, food and music. Friendship Hill National Historic site (Sept. 21-22). 724-725-9190.
COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL: Held at several covered bridges in Washington and Greene counties, with crafts, entertainment, re-enactments and more, (Sept. 21-22). 1-866-927-4969.
ANNUAL POWWOW: Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, 120 Charles St., Dorseyville (Sept. 28-29). 412-782-4457 or www.cotraic.org.
PENNSYLVANIA ARTS AND CRAFTS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: Washington County Fairgrounds (Oct. 18-20 and 26-27). 724-863-4577.
GREATER PITTSBURGH ARTS AND CRAFTS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR: Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville (Nov. 22-24). 724-863-4577.