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Fall into Fall Activities

rebecca - Monday, September 11, 2017

Now that Fall is fast approaching, its time to fill your calendar with some great activities. With a variety of different things to do that allow you stay indoors, enjoy great food and drinks outside, or get active, Pittsburgh has some great options to keep you busy throughout the months of September and October!

Upcoming Festivals, Tours, and Events:

Hickory Apple Festival

If you love Fall and all of the celebrations that go along with it, you won’t want to miss out on this Festival that celebrates everything apple. Apple pie, apple butter, apple cider… you name, they got it! Benefitting the Mt. Pleasant volunteer fire department, this event is the perfect way to get into the Fall spirit, while helping out a great cause.


Phantom Fright Nights

The time has finally come for chilly weather, warm drinks and, of course, the terrifying weekend nights of the Halloween season. Phantom Fright Nights has finally returned to Kennywood! Rated one of USA Today’s Top10 Halloween theme park events, Phantom Fright Nights is sure to give you the thrill of everything scary and haunting.


Brews in the Park

Love Kennywood, but not a fan of the haunting Halloween scares? Brews in the Park will be perfect for you! On September 23 you can sample dozens of craft beers and delicious food, while enjoying all of the fun that Kennywood has to offer. Select rides will be open from 2-4p.m.


Pierogi Festival

And if you still haven’t had enough of Kennywood, be sure to stop by for the Annual Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival! Enjoy some of Pittsburgh’s best food, by sampling from dozens of restaurants and chefs with the best pierogi recipes!


Upcoming Athletic Events:

The Great Race:

This Pittsburgh tradition is one of the biggest annual races in the city. The route for this 10k starts in Frick Park and takes runners through Oakland, down Boulevard of the Allies, and ends at Point State Park. If you want a run that takes you through the beauty of this city, be sure to register!


Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6k Run and Family Walk:

Want to run for a great cause? This 6.6k, dedicated the great Mario Lemieux, benefits the cancer research and patient care initiatives of the Mario Lemieux foundation and the youth initiatives of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. The race starts at PPG Paints Arena, goes across two bridges, through one tunnel and concludes at the Mario Lemieux statue on Centre Avenue. Each participant and volunteer will also have the chance to sit in on the Penguins open practice after the completion of the race.  https://www.mariolemieux.org/events/6-6k-run-and-family-walk/

Run Shadyside:

On October 7 you can run to benefit the Boys and Girls Club by participating the Run Shadyside race. Starting at the intersection of Walnut and Ivy, runners will run through the nicely paved roads of Shadyside to benefit a great cause.  https://www.runshadyside.com

Steelers 2017 Schedule:

9/17 vs. Minnesota Vikings 1:00p.m

10/8 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00p.m

10/22 vs. Cincinnati Bengals 1:00p.m

11/26 vs. Tennessee Titans 8:25p.m

11/26 vs. Green Bay Packers 8:30p.m

12/10 vs. Baltimore Ravens 8:30p.m

12/17 vs. New England Patriots 4:25p.m

12/31 vs. Cleveland Browns 1:00p.m

Upcoming Music and Art Events:

Katy Perry’s WITNESS Tour:

Since her album dropped in June of this year, WITNESS will be her first tour debut since 2015. Her hit single ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ is just one of the songs on her new album that focuses on change in Perry’s life and the world around her. Join Perry on September 22 at PPG Paints Arena!


Ed Sheeran’s DIVIDE Tour:

Sheeran’s North American Tour started in June of this year and is making its way to Pittsburgh on September 26 at PPG Paints Arena. Hit singles ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill’ are just two of the songs on his new hit album.


Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen:

Be sure to check out Warhol’s Stars of the Silver Screen before it ends on September 24. This exhibition displays Warhol’s passion with celebrities and old Hollywood and how is life went from fan to starmaker and star.


Out of Sight:

Be the first to witness the ‘Out of Sight’ exhibit on September 12 at the Andy Warhol Museum. This 2-D graphic text-based structure allows visitors to engage with words through movement. Created by artist Lawrence Weiner, this piece is an interactive structure that invites guests to engage, reflect, and express.


What are you favorite Pittsburgh events? Are there ones you participate in annually, or are you experiencing any for the first time this season? Let us know! Connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/parkviewpghwww.facebook.com/cityviewpgh, and www.facebook.com/carsonstreetapts) or Instagram us @farosresidential!