Living Pittsburgh’s Free & Affordable Fridays

May 13, 2011 6:40 AM

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It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday!” The ladies of, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas are featuring a variety of events sure to please everyone!

Oakland Business District

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Taste of Oakland

Central Oakland Business District
Visit A Taste of Oakland’s Website

This affordable event includes food samples, FREE admission to the Carnegie Museums of Art & Natural History, FREE carousel rides and much more! Click here for more information!

Pittsburgh Marathon

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Health & Fitness Expo

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Pittsburgh Marathon: Expo Info

This free event in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Marathon focuses on health and wellness for people of all ages! Click here for more information!


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Pittsburgh Folk Festival

Monroeville Convention Center
209 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, Pa. 15235

This annual affordable festival showcases the diverse cultures of people in Western Pennsylvania! Click here for more information!

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Sundae Market

Allegheny Commons Park
Corner of East Ohio and Cedar Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219
Visit Sundae Market’s Website

This free open-air craft & art market also features live bands and DJs! Click here for more information!


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WYEP Studio Sessions

WYEP Community Broadcast Center
67 Bedford Square
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15203
Visit WYEP’s Website

You and a guest are invited to be a part of the live audience for these FREE upcoming WYEP Studio Sessions! Click here for more information!

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