Weekend Events – Tar & Feathering, Beach Party, Rusted Root and Lots More

Another perfect August weekend in Pittsburgh.  We hope you will use Yinztagram to share your photos of how you are enjoying these last few weeks of summer in Pittsburgh.  (If you are asking “what’s Yinztagram?” right now you are missing out, or shall we say ‘aht – click here to read up on the app for putting more Pittsburgh in your photos.)

Here is a list of the events we shared on WDVE this morning.  There are lots of great ways to celebrate in Pittsburgh this weekend – kick off the weekend with the celebration of the Whiskey Rebellion at Wigle Whiskey’s tar and feathering party.  Then hit up one of the many festivals around town this weekend – everything from a beach a Bakery Square, Tomato & Garlic at Phipps and for the Renaissance Festival fans – The Renaissance Festival is back in town.

Inaugural Tar and Feathering Party

  • Wigle Whiskey
  • Friday, August 24, 2012
  • 6-9pm
  • Celebrate the Whiskey Rebellion with modern day (creative) interpretations of tar and feathering
  • Free to attend, $5 Wigle Cocktails, Food Trucks
Bikes, Beer & a Movie – Premium Rush

  • Friday, August 24, 2012
  • Join Iron City Bikes @ OTB at 8pm
  • Head to South Side Works to watch the 10:05pm showing of Premium Rush
  • Check out Iron City Bike on Facebook and Twitter @IronCityBikes
Horror Fan Flea Market

  • Saturday, August 25
  • 10am-2pm
  • Facebook Event
  • Hollywood Theater in Dormont
  • Followed by screenings of Don’t Look in the Basement and Demons
Bakery Square is Transformed into Bakery Beach 

  • Saturday and Sunday, August 25 & 26, 2012
  • Bakery Square becomes a beach with complete with sand and a water slide
  • Saturday – beach party
  • Sunday – Bakery Square Marketplace – IMadeIt Market brings in the crafty vendors
Shadyside Arts Festival

  • Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26, 2012
  • Walnut Street is closed to traffic
  • 150 artists from 30 different states
Mike Medved Band 

  • Saturday, August 25, 2012
  • Club Cafe
  • 7-9pm
Red, Ripe & Roasted: Tomato & Garlic Festival

  • Sunday, August 26, 2012
  • 11am-5pm
  • Phipps Conservatory
  • Farmers market including a roasting station with Phipps-grown garlic
  • Tomato contest
Start Up Drinks @ The Apple Store

  • Sunday, August 25, 2012
  • Network with other Pittsburgh entrepreneurs
  • 6-7:30 @ the Apple Store on Walnut St.
  • 7:30-9:30 @ Steel Cactus
Rusted Root at Hartwood Acres

  • 13th Annual Allegheny County Music Festival
  • Sunday, August 26, 2012
  • 5:00pm Opening Bands
  • 7:30pm Rusted Root
  • $20/car benefits Health and Human Services
Last Weekend for the Westmoreland County Fair

  • Fair runs though Saturday August 25, 2012
First Weekend of The Renaissance Festival 

  • First weekend is August 25 & 26

 

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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.

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