Weekend treadings of the cultural nature. Some bites and sounds, some artistic expressions, and whatever else you add to the mix.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th
@ Heinz Field
Tours are being given on the hour.
10 am - 3pm // FREE
Culture Club: Natural History
Scientists from the Museum of Natural History join curator of contemporary art Dan Byers and other guests from the world of art and science to shed some light on how they make sense of the natural world.
5:30-9:00pm // $10 Admission to Museum
Preview of ‘Private Place’
This New York inspired dance show is being showed as a work in progress as it highlights the lives of flight attendants.
The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206
7pm // FREE To register click here or call 412.363.3000 to reserve seats.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th
Enjoy some of Pittsburgh’s local Italian History in Bloomfield this weekend off of Liberty Ave. This street fair is said to be one of the city’s favorites and it runs all weekend through September 30th.
11a.m -10pm Fri & Sat, 11:30-7:00pm Sun // FREE
Pittsburgh’s Cultural Trust hosts it’s last Art Crawl for 2012 with a wide range of entertainment and openings to attend. This is a must see event before the cold winter months hit.
5:30- 9:00pm // FREE
9 different Penn Brewery beers on tap, German dishes galore (yes, there will be beer cheese) and all sorts of lederhosen appropriate music. 800 Vinial Street, Troy Hill Fri-Sat, 5-midnight & Sun, 4-10pm // price based upon your consumption level // rain or shine
Opening Reception. Seetwater celebrates the 16th Annual MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture. MAVUNO, translated as “first fruit” in Swahili, will begin at the start of the Fall/Harvest season. Opening night showcases a performance by local Joy Ike.
200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143
6 pm - 9pm // FREE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th
@ Frick Park
2000 Technology Drive
10am-5pm // FREE
@Fort Pitt Museum
Point State Park at 101 Commonwealth Place
10am -5pm // FREE
Allegheny Green & Innovation Festival and Hartood Acres Hay Day
Come out to Hartwood Acres State Park and enjoy being green. Allegheny County has put together a wide range of demonstrations, exhibitions and vendors.
2914 Middle Rd
Angora Gardens AutumnFest
“Come to the park’s historic farmhouse called Angora Gardens for a day food, music, puppets, a magician, clowns, face-painting, craft vendors, Chinese auction and a flea market”
White Oak Park, 3 Muse Lane
McKeesport, PA 15131
11-3pm // Free to attend
Pittsburgh will now be added to the list of other cities who have had the pleasure of hosting this rad event presented by New York City-based, non-profit Slideluck. It goes like this: join for the potluck dinner at 7pm then stay as the curtains rise at 9pm and showcase a slideshow featuring 20 local artists and after you’re fueled up on inspiration stay for the after party.
7-10pm // $10
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th
@ The Children’s Museum
10 Children’s Way
12pm-5pm // FREE
@ CMoA & CMoNatural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
12pm-5pm // FREE
@ Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman st.
10-5 // FREE
Let us know if you make it out to any of these crafty events and how your experience was! And please feel free to email us at email@example.com if there is an event you are organizing or one you think should be included.