Sunday, August 27, 2017
Red, Ripe and Roasted Tomato and Garlic Festival
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us to celebrate summer's bounty at the 13th annual Red, Ripe and Roasted festival! Held on Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden's front lawn and beautiful Outdoor Garden, this annual festival features tastings, guest appearances from local food authors, homegrown veggie contests, vendors selling fresh produce, and kid-friendly activities. By donating a bag of fresh produce to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank — which can be brought from home or purchased on-site — festival-goers can enjoy free admission to Phipps' SUPER.NATURAL. Glass Art show and Butterfly Forest from 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine have blue laws that prohibit the majority of retailers from opening on Thanksgiving Day. While certain exceptions restaurants, gas stations, and food stores exist, most of the major stores will be closed on Thanksgiving in those three states. This creates quite a rush around 12 am or 1 am on Black Friday morning is comparable to how things used to be before Thanksgiving openings became so popular.
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