Category Archives: carnival

Wilmerding Days Redux

Achievement: #34. Wilmerding Days Re-Do

Last year’s attempt at attending Wilmerding Days ended in a monsoon-style rainout, but we fared better this year. Take a look at what the event has to offer and then pencil it in for 2017! Continue reading

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Pig Races ‘N Funnel Cake Dahn The Fayette County Fair*

Achievement: #25. Fayette County Fair

We’re typically North people; we grew up north of Pittsburgh, we stay north of the Ft. Pitt tunnels, and we usually go north for our county fair fix. But this year we went south, way down to the Fayette County Fair. And even with disastrous weather, it was quite a good time! Continue reading


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We Seen It In The City Paper: Ohio Township Fireman’s Carnival

Achievement: #23. Firehall or Church Bingo | #25. Do 3 Things We Find Advertised in the CityPaper

If you grew up in the Avonworth Community, then you probably already have an understanding of the importance of a certain event that happens in mid-July each year. And this year, this event has become a big enough deal that … Continue reading

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Fair Food And Divas Of Danger Up The Big Butler Fair

Achievement: #27. Big Butler Fair | #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

You know, there’s a saying out there, “You’re not a true Yinzer until you’ve experienced the Big Butler Fair.” I mean, I like to think there’s a saying like that, because let’s not kid ourselves, the Big Butler Fair is … Continue reading

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