La Vie en Vert (“The Green Life”)
La Vie en Vert, Pittsburgh Earth Day’s special Earth to Table dinner celebration, will commemorate the annual three-day sustainable festival on Saturday, April 22nd. The event will take place at Coterie Company, Pittsburgh’s newest female forward coworking space located in the Frick building Penthouse. From 7PM to 9PM, general admission guests are invited to enjoy musical stylings by DJ Jess and featured signature Pittsburgh Earth Day cocktails featuring Boyd & Blair Vodka mixed with Blume Honey Water, a locally produced 100% bee-friendly, artisanal water beverage. Guests will also enjoy a Parisian Pop Up Boutique with Michelle Montana of Basil, a local & vintage “curated closet” and may peruse the beautiful artwork of local artist Claire Hardy.
VIP attendees will enjoy all of the above in addition to an exclusive experience from 6PM to 7PM featuring hypnotic music by Nichole from Cello Fury’s “Steel City Trio” featuring Kara Cornell performing French infused opera, mesmerizing aerial performances by Kelsey Keller of Iron City Aerial high atop the Penthouse of the Frick, an open bar, and elegant dinner offerings by our three distinguished caterers. Decadent truffles will also be provided courtesy of Amanda Wright of A519 Chocolates. GA & VIP tickets can be purchased at here.
Distinguished caterers include Market Street Grocery (featuring Navarin of Lamb, Ratatouille, Duck Fat Fingerling Potatoes, Clafouti) and Kate Romane from Black Radish Kitchen (featuring Roasted Cauliflower in Romesco with Arugula and Pignoli).
*A portion of ticket sales to this soiree will be donated to Sustainable Pittsburgh and 412 Food Rescue.*
Food + Fashion truck Festival
The Solar Powered Food and Fashion Truck Festival will take place from 11AM to 2PM on Fourth Avenue adjacent to Market Square and PPG on both Friday April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd. Vendors include BRGR, Bull Dawgs, Evil Swine BBQ, Franktuary, Hott Dawgs, Kona Ice Pittsburgh, Mac and Gold, Mobile Chef, Nakama, North Park Lounge, Oh My Grill, PGH Crepes, PGH Halal Food, Pgh Po’boy, The Sandwich Truck, South Side BBQ Company, Sticklers Pop Stop Ice Pop Company, Sugar and Spice, Wings & Things, Wood Fired Flatbreads LLC, and The Wok of Life. Mobile fashion trucks Magnolia on Main, The Vintage Valet and Style Truck will also be joining us!
Paint the Square Green in Market Square will take place from 11AM to 5PM on both Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd and will feature a world market with a mix of local vendors specializing in Earth-friendly products and services, along with organic and educational vendors and live music. All free and open to the public! Live entertainment line-up includes:
11AM-Noon: Pioneer Recording Artist Hannah Jenkins 11A-Noon: Pioneer Recording Artist Chase & The Barons
Noon-1PM: Loren Noon-1PM: Melinda Colaizzi
1PM-2PM: Rachel B 1PM-2PM: NOX BOYS
2PM-3PM: Joel Lindsey 2PM-3PM: Beauty Slap
3PM-4PM: Nina Sainato 3PM-4PM: Cello Fury
4PM-5PM: Two Tall Twins 4PM-5PM: Grandad Childs
Ecolution Fashion Show
Tickets are also still available for Richard Parsakian’s stellar Ecolution Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20th. Join Pittsburgh Earth Day for the weekend kickoff of green celebration at the Fairmont Hotel. VIP attendees will enjoy a cocktail hour from 6PM-7PM. The show will begin promptly at 7PM with music by DJ Soy Sos and a performance by STAYCEE PEARL dance project before models take the runway in high-end, eco-friendly couture created by some of Pittsburgh’s most creative designers. Tickets are still available for purchase at here!
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