City of Pittsburg Events: August 28 – September 3

Community Events

August 27, 2018

Tuesday, August 28:

  • Dance Open House & Kick Off, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Meet the instructors, learn a fun dance and register for fall classes on site. Refreshments provided. Attendees will have a chance to win a free class. Those planning to attend should wear closed toe shoes. Ages and times: Ages six and under: 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Ages seven and older: 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm. Star Squad meeting: 7:30 pm. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
  • Pittsburg City Commission Meeting, 5:30 pm, at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center, 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact City Clerk Tammy Nagel: (620) 231-4100.

 

Wednesday, August 29:

  • Walking Wednesday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Robert W. Plaster Center, 1701 S. Homer St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
  • Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
  • XM Book Discussion, 6:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567. http://pplonline.org/

 

Thursday, August 30:

  • Land Bank Board of Trustees Meeting, 8:00 am, at City Hall, 201 W. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Quentin Holmes at (620) 230-5550.

 

Friday, August 31:

  • Paint the Town Red Downtown Event, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Broadway from 4th to 6th Streets in Downtown, Pittsburg. The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce will provide family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy. Kids Fun Run starts at 6:30 pm. Contact Dani Gosch at the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce: (620) 231-1000, dgosch@pittsburgareachamber.com.
  • Little Balkans Festival Begins (Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2) at various locations. Contact the Little Balkans Festival Association at (620) 231-7561. http://littlebalkansfestival.com.
  • Preview Book Sale for Friends Members, 5:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Beat the crowd and shop early. Not a member? No problem – purchase a membership for as little as $5. Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale set for Saturday, September 1, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567. http://pplonline.org/

 

Saturday, September 1 – Monday, September 3:

 

Saturday, September 1:

  • Pittsburg Farmers Market, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
  • Little Balkans Festival Continues (Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2) at various locations. Contact the Little Balkans Festival Association at (620) 231-7561. http://littlebalkansfestival.com.
  • Paint the Town Red 5K, 8:00 am, at Leonard H. Axe Library at PSU, 1605 S Joplin St., Pittsburg. The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a 5K with the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate Paint the Town Red 2018!  The race starts at the Leonard H. Axe Library on the Campus of PSU, and will end at Champions Plaza outside Carnie Smith Stadium. Registration begins at 7:30 am and the race starts at 8:00 am. Contact Dani Gosch at the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce: (620) 231-1000, dgosch@pittsburgareachamber.com.
  • Little Balkans Days Quilt Show, Petting Zoo and Photo Contest, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg. From Animals, to quilts, to photos there is a lot to see at the Memorial Auditorium during the Little Balkans Days Festival! Contact Jenna Spencer at Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

 

Sunday, September 2:

  • Little Balkans Festival Continues (Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2) at various locations. Contact the Little Balkans Festival Association at (620) 231-7561. http://littlebalkansfestival.com.
  • SEK Art Fest Auction, 6:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium lower level, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. The SEK Art Fest is celebrating their sixth year and their fourth art installment. This year, 16 fiberglass benches were created by Mastercraft and local artists have adorned them with stunning imagery. Members of the public are invited to purchase these works of art for their very own! Hors d ’Oeuvres will be served. All proceeds will fund community art events and projects. Contact Jenna Spencer at Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

 

Monday, September 3:

  • City offices closed for Labor Day