Today’s preservation month post is inspired by the Millvale Musical Festival, which is happening on Saturday, May 13. Millvale continues to gain popularity as a destination for breweries, music, community projects and some impressive community events. If you are headed to Millvale then you need to know about the Maxo Vanka murals, which might be one of the best kept secrets in Pittsburgh.
If you are headed to Millvale for the music festival, you might want to take a little break to check these unique works of art. Even if you are not headed to the music festivals, the Maxo… Read the rest
This free, day-long event will support and showcase local musical acts of many genres while showcasing the fun and unique Millvale venues. The festival will build on the success of other local community music festivals, but will highlight the growing cultural presence and businesses in Millvale.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Bell’s Brewery – Tröegs – Dogfish Head – Oskar Blues – Victory Brewing
First National Bank – Grist House Craft Brewery – zTrip – Commonwealth Press – The River’s Edge Radio Network – Sidelick Media – Yelp – Millvale Community Development Corporation
Double L Bar – New… Read the rest
Urban Hike is one of the best ways to check out the city and meet some new folks. The Urban Hike organizers have mapped out a route, found the best places to eat and lined up some local experts to share some local history. This hike to Millvale will make a stop to see one of the best kept secrets in Western PA – the Maxo Vanka Murals.
Urban Hike Millvale
Saturday, July 19, 2014
10am – meet at Jean-March Chatellier’s French Bakery, 212 North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Facebook Event – https://www.facebook.com/events/1439057913021684/
Join us for a 4-mile walk in… Read the rest
Sorry for the delay in getting this posted. A little late – but still lots of time to enjoy these weekend activities.
I wrote a similar statement yesterday, but August in Pittsburgh is awesome. Those who have headed for the shore are missing out on some of the best the burgh has to offer.The weekend forecast is in the 70s and the fun cast is outstanding – check out these events – beer festivals, music festivals, a pool party and a free concert with Sharon Jones at Hartwood Acres.
http://storify.com/iheartpgh/august-is-awesome-pittsburgh-events-for-august-10… Read the rest
Just across the river from Lawrenceville, Millvale has got a ton of cool stuff going on:
New Sun Rising – a non profit organization that is supporting and funding more community projects in Millvale
The Saxifrage School – an innovative project that is getting started in a Millvale storefront to rethink college educations
Millvale Community Library – Millvale doesn’t have a library so the community is working to set one up.
You can drink beer and support Millvale this weeked at their annual Brew Fest. The Millvale Brew Fest celebrates their 5th annual festival Saturday, August 13, 2011. The Millvale… Read the rest