PMB Monthly Round-up :: Things to do in September

Welcome Fall! The kids are back-to-school and the parents are back-to-routine! But, you still need to find time to enjoy life with kids while the weather is still beautiful! Here are some events and happenings in the Pittsburgh Area for Weekends during September 2017 we are sure you and your family will enjoy!

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The first weekend of September is Labor Day weekend!

2017 Heinz Field Kickoff and Rib Fest is August 31 – Sept 4. Free Admission. 

from the website

Welcome to the Kickoff and Rib Festival at Heinz Field. It’s all about family! You’ll find food and fun for all ages. FREE admission offers the best ribs in the country, world class entertainment, games and rides for the kids, and much more. Bring along your Steelers pride and appetite to this Pittsburgh tradition.

Allegheny County Music Festival featuring Rusted Root is September 3. Donation of $20.00 requested.

from the Facebook event page

18th Annual Allegheny County Music Festival
Music begins at 5 p.m. with The Velcro ShoesThe Buckle DownsAndré Costello and the Cool Minors

Rusted Root plays at 8 p.m.

$20/ car donation requested –

We are proud Supporters

“This ACMF Event is important to me because I responded many years ago to a ‘call to action.’ That lead to my joining the CYF Advisory Board of Allegheny County” shared District Governor Rotarian Ward Garner. 

“The money raised by this event helps with about four dozen kids in the Pittsburgh Area. That is where community service starts. Right here at home” added Garner.

Rotary will have a tent, Food trucks, and Hop Farm Brewing Company craft beer will be on site with food and beverages for sale

The Third Annual Britsburgh Festival is September 5 – 10. Admission varies.

from the Facebook event page:

Join us across the City of Pittsburgh during Britsburgh week for British themed events including Music By Moonlight at Hartwood Acres Mansion, A Very British Day Out II, Shakespeare, Lawn Bowling, The Britsburgh Ale “Tony Knipling” cask tapping at East End Brewing Company , Great British Cathedral Music at Heinz Memorial Chapel, British Comedy night at The Leaning Cask Brewing Company, Beautix Potter, Sherlock Holmes, various History events and Afternoon teas, and much more.

Visit for details or check out our facebook events page

The Britsburgh Team

Grandparent’s Day at The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is September 10, 9am – 5pm. Free Admission for Grandparents.

from the Facebook event page

Grandparents receive free general admission and UPMC Tram rides when accompanied by their grandkids. Sponsored by UPMC for Life.

Free Admission to Two Museums: RAD Days is September 17  12pm – 5pm. Admission Free. 

from PMB’s Events Calendar

Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History invite all of Pittsburgh to enjoy a fall afternoon at the museums, with five free-admission weekend days scheduled from August through November. In addition, the museums will be permanently expanding Sunday hours to 10 a.m.–5 p.m. beginning September 10. Currently, the museums open at noon on Sundays.

Admission to the two museums, which share a single admission charge, will be free on the third Sunday of the month—for four months—starting August 20. The Jack Buncher Foundation is sponsoring the first free Sunday on August 20, and UPMC Health Plan is the sponsor of free Sundays on September 17, October 15, and November 19.

In addition, the Oakland Carnegie Museums are joining the Allegheny Regional Asset District and organizations across the region to support this year’s RADical Days (September 22-October 15), with free admission scheduled for Saturday, September 23.

Standard parking and special activity fees apply.

September 22 is the First Day of Fall!

Fire & Flannels at Trax Farms is September 22 from 4:30pm to 7pm. Admission varies.

from the Faceboook event page

Kick off the first day of fall with Trax Farms at the first ever Fire & Flannels. Grab your favorite flannel and come to the farm to purchase your own 6-pack and catch a hayride! Keep in mind the last hayride up the hill is at 6:30. This event has beer sampling, a corn maze & a bonfire! We hope to see you there! 

Hayride Cost 
Adults: $10 
Children: $8

*Off premise alcohol not permitted.

Butler Fall Festival is September 23 starting at 11am. Admission Free

from the Facebook event page:

Come to the Butler Fall Festival this year! 

Many changes are coming to the Fall Festival this year including new music, artisans, crafters, foodies and kid zone!

Keep up to date with all new vendors coming to the festival this year as well as performances at three different stages. 

Admission is free and all ages welcomed at this years Butler Fall Festival!

Sensory Link’s Spectacular is September 23 from 11am to 2pm. Admission Free.

from the Facebook event page:

Sensory Link is hosting it’s yearly community event with a sensory-friendly carnival that is open to the public. Please join us for food, games, and fun! More details to come!

Fall Festival 2017 at Freedom Farms is September 30 from 11am to 5pm. Admission $10.00

from the Facebook event page

Join us on the farm for our annual Fall Festival! Hay rides, pumpkin patch, corn pit, hay mountain, and corn maze all included in the price of your $10 admission! Breweries and wineries available for adults while the kids play! All kinds of vendors, food, and activities!


What’s Happening at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust in September…

Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! is September 24 at The Byham Theater

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