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October 2018

Phipps’ Garden Railroad: Memories in Motion

October 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - March 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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$17.95

In celebration of Phipps' 125th anniversary, this year's all-new Garden Railroad: Memories in Motion takes guests on a journey down the tracks of time, showing the dramatic transformation of the Conservatory from its humble beginnings to its modern-day status as a leader in horticultural display and sustainability — all through the magic of interactive, meticulously detailed garden-scale models! Watch as miniature locomotives chug through landscapes full of live, miniscule plants, showing scenes of Phipps and its Schenley Park surroundings in…

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February 2019

Guided Tour: From Slavery to Freedom

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US
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Join a History Center docent for a closer look into the history of slavery, abolition, and civil rights in the Pittsburgh region. This guided tour of the From Slavery to Freedom exhibition will include hands-on objects. This guided tour is included with History Center admission. Registration is not required.

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Tropical Sundays

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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$17.95

Escape to a warm tropical paradise and save at Phipps! Take 50% off admission every Sunday in February when you wear a tropical-inspired shirt to the conservatory. Plus, enjoy fresh tropical fruit and listen to the inviting sounds of a steel drum band from 1 – 3 p.m. each Sunday, free with admission. Discount valid on Sundays in February only, good on regular admission for a single ticket. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

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March 2019

Party in the Tropics (21+)

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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$17.95

Gather your friends and head to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for a healthy dose of revelry and rejuvenation as our Tropical Forest Conservatory transforms into one of the city’s most unique nightspots. At this reoccurring party, you can make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails and seasonal beer selections, dance to the beats of a live DJ, and unwind amidst lush greenery and rushing waterfalls. You won’t find a venue like this…

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The 1779 Bucktooth Run Battlefield

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum, 601 Commonwealth Place Building B
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1212 US
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Join the Fort Pitt Museum for a program that will help us better understand the impact of Colonel Daniel Brodhead’s 1779 expedition up the Allegheny River into Seneca country.

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Ice FunFest Johnstown

March 9 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

Ice FunFest Johnstown is here again! Join us on March 9th to enjoy Ice sculptures, food, music, and family fun. Check back for more details soon.

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Bedford County Day

March 9 @ 2:00 pm
The Hall at Kinton’s Knob, 6441 Lincoln Highway
Bedford, PA 15522 United States
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The Bedford County Historical Society invites you to celebrate Bedford County Day with us on Saturday, March 9, at 2:00 pm at the Hall at Kinton’s Knob (BCHS, 2nd Floor), 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford. This annual celebration features a particular area of Bedford County History each year, and we are privileged this year to bring you a program titled, “Albert Gallatin and the Whiskey Rebellion” presented by Brian Reedy. "Albert Gallatin played a critical role in keeping the 'rebellion' under…

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Charter Day Celebration and Free Museum Day

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bushy Run Battlefield, 1253 Bushy Run Rd
Jeannette, PA 15644 US
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Join the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society in celebrating the Commonwealth's 338th Birthday at our 2nd Annual Charter Day Celebration! Enjoy FREE admission to the museum and guided tours of the battlefield. Also offered will be children's games and crafts, a basket raffle, and an appearance from William Penn himself! Bushy Run Winery will also be present at the event, and complimentary light refreshments will be offered.

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2019 One Health One Planet Symposium

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 14, 2019

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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$25 – $99

Phipps Conservatory and B0tanical Gardens is excited to announce that the 2019 One Health One Planet™ symposium will be held March 13 – 14, 2019. The theme will be "One Health and the Future of Food," and will focus on the human, animal and ecological impacts of food and diet, including the effects of large-scale agriculture, plant-based diets and diet trends, antibiotics and pesticides in foods, and much more. M.D.s, D.V.M.s, public health specialists, ecologists and any professionals, students and members…

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Commemoration of Lord Dunmore’s War, 1774

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum, 601 Commonwealth Place Building B
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1212 US
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Join the Fort Pitt Museum for a seminar commemorating the 245th anniversary of Lord Dunmore’s War, which will feature noted authors along with guests from the Shawnee Tribe.

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Spring Flower Show: Gardens of the Rainbow

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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$17.95

A celebration of the spectrum of floral hues arrives with Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' Spring Flower Show: Gardens of the Rainbow! Guests are invited to enjoy a close up view of vibrant lilies, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and more throughout the glasshouse. The conservatory will dazzle with room after room of nature's most beautiful spring blooms on display, bursting with every color nature can offer.

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April 2019

Ride The Rails Tours

April 13 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Johnstown station, 47 Walnut St Ste 100
Johnstown, PA 15901 US
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Offered for the first time in spring! This popular tour allows you to explore the region’s railroad history and enjoy the scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona, with stops at key sites in Altoona. Tours depart from the Johnstown Train Station (and will begin with a brief overview of the building’s renovation plans) via Amtrak, tour the sites via bus, and return back to Johnstown via train. Guests will visit the Altoona Railroaders Museum, the Horseshoe Curve,…

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March 2019

Ride The Rails Tours

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Johnstown station, 47 Walnut St Ste 100
Johnstown, PA 15901 US
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Offered for the first time in spring! This popular tour allows you to explore the region’s railroad history and enjoy the scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona, with stops at key sites in Altoona. Tours depart from the Johnstown Train Station (and will begin with a brief overview of the building’s renovation plans) via Amtrak, tour the sites via bus, and return back to Johnstown via train. Guests will visit the Altoona Railroaders Museum, the Horseshoe Curve,…

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Used Bulb Sale

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, 15213
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Free

Attend one of Phipps' annual Used Bulb Sales for a chance to pick up used Phipps bulbs — including hyacinths, daffodils and lilies — for your own garden! The price is $5 for two 6-inch pots worth of bulbs from Spring Flower Show: Gardens of the Rainbow. Bulbs are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please arrive early for the best selection. Phipps orchids are also available while supplies last. Bags will be provided, but we encourage you to help conserve resources by…

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April 2019

42nd Annual Maple Syrup Festival

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Brady’s Run, 121 Bradys Run Rd
Beaver Falls, PA 15010 US
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All you can eat Pancake breakfast with 100% pure maple syrup made right here in Bradys Run Park. More information coming!

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42nd Annual Maple Syrup Festival

April 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Brady’s Run, 121 Bradys Run Rd
Beaver Falls, PA 15010 US
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All you can eat Pancake breakfast with 100% pure maple syrup made right here in Bradys Run Park. More information coming!

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Soldiers & Sailors Book Sale

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Interested in books? Old books, history books reference books and more will be offered for a one day only sale at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on April 12 and April 13 from 10AM-3PM. Come buy a book and support our museum. While you are here save time for a tour! (the museum is open from 10AM to 4PM) Weather permitting the sale will take place on the front patio. In the instance of inclement weather the sale…

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Soldiers & Sailors Book Sale

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Interested in books? Old books, history books reference books and more will be offered for a one day only sale at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on April 12 and April 13 from 10AM-3PM. Come buy a book and support our museum. While you are here save time for a tour! (the museum is open from 10AM to 4PM) Weather permitting the sale will take place on the front patio. In the instance of inclement weather the sale…

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Seven Years’ War Symposium

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Ligonier, 200 S Market St
Ligonier, PA 15658 US
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Registration for the Seven Years' War Symposium is open! This year's theme is "The Soldier." Look under "Posts" for more information about the speakers, schedule, and how to register.

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Seven Years’ War Symposium

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fort Ligonier, 200 S Market St
Ligonier, PA 15658 US
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Registration for the Seven Years' War Symposium is open! This year's theme is "The Soldier." Look under "Posts" for more information about the speakers, schedule, and how to register.

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Frontier Rebellion: Fight for Independence in the American West

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum, 601 Commonwealth Place Building B
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1212 US
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Join the Fort Pitt Museum as it welcomes back author and historian Patrick Spero for a lecture on his new book, “Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776.”

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Taste of Lawrenceville

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bay 41, 4107 Willow Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 US
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Join us on Sunday, April 14th for Taste of Lawrenceville - a celebration of all things Lawrenceville to celebrate the spring season! Tickets are free, just register via Eventbrite and pay for what you wish to try at each vendor booth. BREWERIES, RESTAURANTS, LIVE MUSIC, KID'S ACTIVITIES + MORE! OH! And in honor of the final season premiere, a Game of Thrones pop-up bar! This is a CAN'T MISS! Interested in being a vendor? Email info@afayepr.com for more details. *This…

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Civil War Symposium

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave
Carnegie, PA 15106 US
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Blogging our Way Through the Civil War with 3 renown speakers, a hot buffet lunch, and behind the scenes artifacts from the historic Captain Thomas Espy GAR Post. Please join Rich Condon, Harry Smeltzer and Craig Swain for a day of scholarship and camaraderie. Download the flyer at http://carnegiecarnegie.org/our-team/civil-war-symposium-2/

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May 2019

Free Museum Day in Ligonier!

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Ligonier, 200 S Market St
Ligonier, PA 15658 US
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You never know who you might meet at the Fort! Enjoy FREE admission to SIX museums in the Ligonier Valley on Sunday, May 5th, 10 AM - 4 PM! Special programs & fun activities at Antiochian Heritage Museum, Compass Inn Museum, Fort Ligonier, Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum, Lincoln Highway Experience and the So. Alleghenies Museum of Art. #FreeMuseumDay

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Ohiopyle Wine, Music and Art Festival

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ohiopyle Stewart Community Center, 15 Sherman St
Ohiopyle, PA 15470 US
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Local Wine, Moonshine and Brews.. Local Hand Made Art.. Local Music.. all in the center of Ohiopyle! Join us for our 5th Annual Benefit Festival! Rain or shine on Saturday May 18, 2019 we will dance in the streets, sample greats adult beverages and showcase local artists to help the borough of Ohiopyle..

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June 2019

The Mexican War Streets Yard Sale!

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Annual Mexican War Streets Neighborhood Wide Yard Sale is back! Save the date and keep checking the event page for updates on food, beer, and specialty vendors! MWS Residents- Start cleaning out your basements and attics! *NOTE* - Sellers MUST live within the MWS boundaries - Brighton Rd to Federal St and North Ave to Jefferson St. Stay tuned for details! If you're interested in being an official vendor message us today! 2019 Vendors: Allegheny City Brewing Dad's Pub…

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July 2019

45th Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival

July 4 @ 11:00 am - July 7 @ 6:00 pm
Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, 252 Twin Lakes Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650 US
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Join us from July 4 to July 7, as 2019 marks the 45th year of the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival! The Festival is proud to be tradition in the region and invites everyone to celebrate summer in their own unique way. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring everyone you know and spend the day dancing to live music, eating tons of great ethnic foods, and shopping your time away at the fabulous Artist Market. Whatever it is you…

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September 2019

Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival 2019

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Duman Lake County Park, 157 County Park Rd
Ebensburg, PA 15931 US
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It is a 2 day event showcasing reenactors from Civil War, WWII, and other wars and engagements. Also living history displays, SCA members engaging in contest activities. Local food vendors, crafters, artisians, and non profits groups welcomed to attend. Two days of local entertainment.

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Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival 2019

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Duman Lake County Park, 157 County Park Rd
Ebensburg, PA 15931 US
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It is a 2 day event showcasing reenactors from Civil War, WWII, and other wars and engagements. Also living history displays, SCA members engaging in contest activities. Local food vendors, crafters, artisians, and non profits groups welcomed to attend. Two days of local entertainment.

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October 2019

Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival 2019

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Bedford’s 55th Annual Fall Foliage Festival located in historic downtown Bedford, Pennsylvania! Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith,…

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Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival 2019

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Bedford’s 55th Annual Fall Foliage Festival located in historic downtown Bedford, Pennsylvania! Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith,…

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Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival 2019

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Bedford’s 55th Annual Fall Foliage Festival located in historic downtown Bedford, Pennsylvania! Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith,…

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Bedford’s Fall Foliage Festival 2019

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Bedford’s 55th Annual Fall Foliage Festival located in historic downtown Bedford, Pennsylvania! Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith,…

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Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, 401 Meadowcroft Road
Avella, PA 15312 US
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Enjoy an exclusive Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., who achieved international acclaim with his archeological excavation of the Rockshelter in 1973. Dr. Adovasio will present a lecture and lead a special tour of the site.

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