Spring Events at Rivers of Steel

Bulgarian Pottery
Rivers of Steel National Heritage AreaMay 2012
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Rivers of Steel is looking for a few good volunteers for the Carrie Blast Furnaces.
Click here for more information.
  Travel Channel's Don Wildman coming to Carrie June 16!

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Join Travel Channel's Don Wildman for a Lunch Box Talk about his filming of the Carrie Furnace complex and Pittsburgh for his series "Off Limits" and his experiences traveling across the nation visiting historic sites. The $50 ticket includes a Q&A session with Don Wildman, an individually packaged lunch with table service and a Carrie Furnace Hard Hat Tour. Also on-site the same day is I Made It! Market @ The Carrie Furnaces!

For more information, click here or call 412.464.4020, ext. 46.

Battle of Homestead Foundation


"The Crisis of Public Transit"

1:30 PM May 19 

at the

Historic Pump House & Water Tower

880 E. Waterfront Drive,

Munhall in

The Waterfront 

Heritage Market at the Historic Pump House Starts 2012 Summer Season
The farm and artist market is open 10 AM to 2 PM Sundays now at the Historic Pump House & Water Tower, 880 E. Waterfront Drive, Munhall! Visit the Sunday Heritage Market and explore The Historic Pump House, while also enjoying and supporting local artisans, farmers, businesses, and music! This Sunday the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will provide activities for the kids and the Much Ado Players  will provide entertainment for all! Conveniently located just past Lowe's Home Improvement Store in The Waterfront shopping complex and right along the Great Allegheny Passage. Bring your bikes and ride the trail after you shop! For more info, click here.   
Free Admission for Military Members to Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tours
To honor our military, all active-duty and retired  members are admitted free with proper ID to the Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat tours. Armed services admission can include up to 5 immediate family members at half price. Upcoming tour dates include May 18, May 19, May 25 and May 26. Tickets must be reserved in advance. With a new on-site visitor center, gift shop and theater area, the guided tours are now available 10 AM and 1 PM Fridays and Saturdays in May and 10 AM and 1 PM Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays throughout the summer months. Plan now for Father's Day weekend with a Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tour combined with an I Made It! Market @ the Carrie Furnaces  on June 16. For more tour information or to purchases your tickets, click here or call 412.464.4020, ext. 32.
In partnership with Lenzner Tour & Travel, Rivers of Steel is offering it's Babushkas & Hard Hat Tour- an historical mix of industry and immigrants! Learn interactively the story of Pittsburgh steel and the immigrants and industrialists that made this country great! Stops include the Carrie Blast Furnaces, Historic Pump House & Water Tower and much, much more! The full day shuttled & guided tour is only $69 and includes lunch and a treat from the cookie table!! For more information, click here.
Save 20%
Current or former steel employees with proper ID can receive 20% off the Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tours - a $5 discount ticket - normally $25 per person. Sign up now to take a tour of the region's only blast furnace complex open to visitors!! To purchase, contact Stacy Drane at 412.464.4020, ext. 32 and mention the E-newsletter coupon.
Offer Expires: June 30, 2012
Sherris Moreira
Director of Marketing and Tourism Development
412.464.4020, ext. 46