Monday, July 25, 2016

Top Pittsburgh Events for August 2016 include a National Night Out, Steel City Con, Yinzer 5K, Lake Arthur Regatta, Cat-a-palooza and Cannons!


Check out these featured 2016 August Events.


National Night Out
The Waterfront, Homstead, PA
8/2/2016

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.
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EQT Three Rivers Regatta 
Point State Park
8/5/2016 to
8/7/2016
Music, Food, & Family Fun.Hey, whatever floats your boat!
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The Birds
12 Peers Theater / Studio Theatre at the University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning
8/4/2016 to 8/21/2016

Daphne du Maurier’s short story, also the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, is boldly adapted by Conor McPherson—a gripping, unsettling, and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse..
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The Kids Triathlon for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh
North Park
8/6/2016

The Kids Triathlon started out as a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh but has become so much more than that over the past sixteen years. While it remains Habitat’s major fundraising effort to raise money to build houses for people in need of affordable, decent housing, it also gives kids a fun and energy-burning activity in the summertime! Athletes of all abilities are encouraged to participate.
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Yinzer 5K
North Park Boat House
8/6/2016

Registration starts at 8 AM and our Pittsburgh themed race will start at 9 AM! Yinz' should join us!
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FEASTival Food, Music, and Art Festival
McKees Rocks, PA
8/6/2016

Food. Music. Art. Three forces that have transformed Pittsburgh into a nationally recognized hot spot for culture and entertainment. FEASTival celebrates these three elements in a daylong FREE summer festival.
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Peach Festival
Soergel Orchards
8/7/2016

Peaches everywhere!
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Horror Realm Con's Horror Fan Craft Fair and Flea Market
Castle Shannon VFD Memorial Hall
8/6/2016

The 5th annual Horror Fan Flea Market. A way for horror fans to clean out their stash of movies, books, posters, figures, etc. and make sure they find a loving home with other horror fans! And now we are adding arts, crafts and other handmade items.
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2016 Regatta at Lake Arthur
8/6/2016 to 8/7/2016

This annual event brings thousands of visitors each year to experience and enjoy the 3,225 acres of Lake Arthur with over 40 miles of scenic shoreline. The Regatta offers land and lake activities along with exciting new opportunities to enjoy the natural resources of the park.
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Wigle at Woodville
Woodville Plantation - Bridgeville, PA
8/12/2016

Wigle Whiskey & Woodville Plantation join forces to bring you a night of whiskey and history! Enjoy dinner & whiskey cocktails and tastings.
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The Lodge at North Park
8/12/2016

Food and beverages from around the ‘burgh, live music and a night out with friends!  Tickets are $30!
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Steel City Con
Monroeville Convention Center
8/12/2016 to
8/14/2016
The Steel City Con is the exclusive comic con of the Monroeville Convention Center.  It is one of the largest comic cons in the United States with over 100,000 square feet of convention space and filled with 750 vendor tables,  artist alley, and celebrity guests.  At the Steel City Con you can meet TV and film celebrities along with experience celebrity Q & A’s, panels, celebrity photo ops, and the Artist Charity Quick Sketch. You can also take part in the Steel City Con’s cosplay, trivia contest and costume contests!
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Farm to Fork Dinner
Soergel Orchards
8/13/2016

Join Soergels for a celebration of slow food and reconnect with the land during our annual sunset dinner in the apple orchard. Spend an evening with our family on the land where your food is grown as we share a behind-the-scenes look at one of our farms.
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Cat-a-palooza
Western PA Humane Society
8/14/2016

Fun cat themed activities including: adoptable cats & kittens, fantastic feline themed activities, vendors, Ask the Cat Expert, guest appearances, amazing raffle items, bake sale, and so much more!
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The Lawrence County Fair
8/15/2016 to 8/20/2016

This year we are bringing back some favorite events like the Rodeo and Demolition Derby as well as All Your Classic Favorites like Rides & Games, Great Food and Exhibits.  We are providing great opportunities for Livestock Breeders, Agricultural Exhibitors, Homemakers and 4-H and FFA members to display to the public their products, crafts, clothing, baked goods and animals.
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Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Pittsburgh, PA
8/15/2016 to
8/21/2016
Most Delicious Time of Year.
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Passavant Hospital Foundation 4th Annual 8K Scrub Run/Walk
Allison Park, PA
8/19/2016

Join us for a family friendly 8k or 4k Run/Walk. Runners, walkers, wheelchair participants, strollers, and pets are welcome!
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West View Community Day
West View, PA
8/20/2016

A family friendly Day of Events at the Barry Schell Field on Center Ave.

The Salvation Army - The Most Amazing Race
Station Square
8/27/2016

Come join us for Pittsburgh's city-wide challenge race! Teams of two will travel around the city completing challenges and collecting clues.
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Abstractions
Pittsburgh, PA
8/18/2016 to 8/20/2016

Abstractions is a new conference that brings together everyone involved in modern software development — designers, developers, DevOps, and community leaders — to teach, learn, and connect.
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Artillery and Artificers
Fort Pitt Museum

8/6/2016
See what artillerists at Fort Pitt needed to do before they could fire a cannon. Artisans such as tinners, turners, and blacksmiths will demonstrate and discuss how their trades contributed to cannon firings.
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Vintage 1860s Base Ball Game
Meadowcroft Museum - Avella, PA 
8/13/2016
Cheer for a game of baseball, 19th century style. Come watch a “base ball” (originally written as two words) game between the Somerset Frosty Sons of Thunder and the Addison Mountain Stars, who will wear vintage uniforms and follow the rules commonly used during the 1860s. Enjoy food and fun in the 19th century American tradition.
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