The banquet features a catered meal, a live and silent auction, entertainment and an awards presentation. Held at FBC Pittsburg Family Life Center at 300 Jefferson St. at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. Info: Chamber of Commerce 903-856-3442.
Mardi Gras for the Museum – March 27
The Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Museum hosts a parade, Gumbo Cook-off, Bike Run and a masked ball, with a dinner and live auction. The proceeds benefit the museum. Parade starts at 10 a.m. The cook-off will be at the Depot Museum. The ball is at Princedale Country Club. Info: Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Museum 903-856-1200.
DATE: April 10
NAME OF EVENT. Pioneer Days
DESCRIPTION OF EVENT. Pioneer Days takes a step back in time to celebrate Pittsburg's rich heritage. Vendor booths at an outdoor venue feature all handcrafted items and vendors and guests are encouraged to dress in period clothing. Events include live entertainment, food, mule-drawn wagon rides, historical demonstrations, a quilt display, arts and crafts, old-fashioned games and tours of the Farmstead and Depot museums.
COST. Free admission
TIME. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION, ADDRESS. First United Methodist Church Ministry Center, 115 Mount Pleasant Street
DATE: Every Saturday May 8 – August 28
NAME OF EVENT. Pittsburg Downtown Farmer’s Market
DESCRIPTION OF EVENT. Local famers set up an open-air market on one of Pittsburg downtown streets Enjoy shopping for all your favorite fresh fruits, vegetables, fresh eggs from free-range chickens as well as locally grown flowers and plants, canned and baked goods and more. Vendor applications are required, but vendor space is free and city permit fees are waived.
TIME. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. or until sellout
LOCATION, ADDRESS. Tapp Street, downtown Pittsburg, next to Pittsburg Police Station, 132 Jefferson Street
DATE: First Fridays in summer June 4, July 2, August 6
NAME OF EVENT. Movies in the Park
DESCRIPTION OF EVENT. Hollywood comes to Pittsburg! We show a movie at Broach Park on the first Fridays in June, July and August. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, grab from popcorn and drinks from the concession stand and enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars.
TIME. Movies starts at dusk, concessions and bounce house open around 6:30
LOCATION, ADDRESS. Broach Park, Loop 179
PHONE, EMAIL, WEBSITE
Chamber of Commerce 903-856-3442