A Merry May Weekend – Festivals for/about Kids, the Outdoors, Cars and Dracula

 

Happy Friday! It’s looking like another amazing weekend in Pittsburgh.  Here are the weekend events we talked about on WDVE this morning.  Per Randy’s request – we have dug up some info on Dracula-Con as well. If anyone has been to DraculaCon please let us know!  Scroll down for our listing of events around Pittsburgh this weekend.

If you are are looking for a darker festival in Windber, PA

The Grand Midway Hotel

Dracula-Con IV, Saurday, May 19, 2012

  • The Grand Midway Hotel
  • $6 at the door
  • Bands include: Devilz in the Detailz (coming in from Pittsburgh), Damien Youth (coming in from New Orleans),The Cadillac Creeps (coming in from Florida)
  • There will be Tarot Card Readings and Go Go Dancing Cage Girls as well

 

Wed May 16 – Sun May 20 Pittsburgh Internation Children’s Festival

  • Schenley Plaza and Pitt theaters
  • Lots of free events for kids of all ages
 Fri May 18 BikePGH Celebrates National Bike to Work Day

  • 14 Hydration Stations set up around Pittsburgh
  • Free Swag bag full of goodies for all who bike to work
  • Happy hours
Sat May 1911am-6pm Venture Outdoors Festival

  • Free outdoors festival at Point State Park
  • Climbing walls, kayaking, fishing and more
  • Suggested Parking – Mon Warf $5/Car
  • Facebook Event
Sat May 1911:30am – 3:30pm Taste of Oakland

  • $5 gets you discounts and samples at a ton of Oakland restaurants
  • you also get
  • Facebook Event
Sat May 192pm-5pm We Do (Take Too) Pop Up Pittsburgh

  • This year’s PopUp Pittsburgh heads to upper Lawrenceville for a wedding celebration (Lawrenceville Goodwill Parking Lot, 52nd Street)
  • Vow Renewal Ceremony
  • Rumor has it there will be a cookie table
  • Concert by Slim Forsythe and his New Payday Loners
Sat May 198pm – 12am Dirty Ball

  • Annual benefit for Attack Theater
  • Food, Music, Dancing and performances
  • 2401 Penn Ave in the Strip District
Sun May 201pm – 5pm Bellevue Classic Car Cruise

  • Classic, Vintage, Muscle Cars, Show Bikes welcome
  • Cars will be lined up along Lincoln Ave
 Sun May 20 Pittsburgh Dumpling Experiment 

  • Mr. Smalls
  • Pierogi Cook-off
  • You can sign up to compete or you can attend to watch the competition

Looking for more events in May? Click here to see our list of May events.

Lindsay

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Lindsay has been writing about Pittsburgh for as long as she has been blogging - but fortunately there are lots of great things about Pittsburgh to share. She likes pretzels from the Pretzel Shop on Carson St., used book stores, her rollerblades and she hopes to learn to skateboard someday soon. Lindsay is also working on BlogLocal which is building a map of blogs with local content.

  • Heather

    Never been to Dracula-Con, but it is my hometown! But…come out to WE DO (TAKE TWO)! It’s going to be a GREAT event!!!

  • Danielle

    Woo hoo! Can’t wait for We Do (Take Two!). Bring on the cookies!

    • Lindsay

      Does that mean there will be a cookie table?

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