Localfest 2012

Scheduled for Aug 15, 2012 at 6:00 PM at Robinson in Special Events

A Celebration of Here!

Wednesday August 15th 6-8 pm

Meet and greet with some of the local purveyors,
artisans and friends that make Bocktown possible.


A craft beer tasting featuring local beers from:

Vecenie Distributing company featuring: Erie, East End, Victory and Troegs.

Frank Fuhrer Distributing Company featuring: Penn Brewery and Church Brew Works.

Wilson McGinley Distributing featuring: Full Pint, Lavery and Rivertowne


Meet with Alissa from PASA more about Buy Fresh Buy Local and  how they support and grow our Pittsburgh area and surrounding communities, and see how you can too.




Live acoustic tunes from Jess Sides of Love Addiction



Taste our favorite sausage, Ricci’s Italian Sausage, McKees Rocks, PA! Made right down the street..



Talk some beer with Father Spoon of Should I Drink That? Podcast and Jim Hicks of North Country Brewing Co.




Meet Lynne Kropinak, creator and curator of the Pittsburgh Traveling Craft-O-Tron Machine and the Upcycla-Tron. Lynne and her machines are bringing local indie crafts to the people in a very unique way!




Feast your eyes on Whimsical Wonders! The finest wind chimes and jewelry made by hand, with love from recycled and re-purposed silver-plated silverware and other kitchen items. Saved from a potential landfill sentence!



Rock on in style with Spooky Kelly,  a one woman crafter that specializes in reconstructed concert and pop culture tees, original handmade clothing, patches, bags, and other accessories.



Have you ever thought about getting invloved in local theater? Well now is your chance! Meet the actors, and directors of R-ACT Theater Productions, who are always looking for new recruits into the wonderful world of theater!


Nibble on the sweet side of life! We will have some tasty items for you to try from Signature Desserts, Castle Shannon, PA.


Meet Nicole from Erra Creations and shop her reclaimed material and re-invented vintage wares. A little bit greener all the time! *Burgh Verified*


Meet and Greet with the Pittsburgh Beer Ladies and founder Angela Maffessanti. Want to be a PBL? Find out how tonight!


Shop local with Designs by Samantha Pittsburgh, made with love!



Keep your guest’s cozy with “Pub Sweaters” from Kate with WakulaWorks.


Feast your eyes on visionary wood art, jewlery and more from ajw creations


Meet and greet with Sara Petyk of Pittsburgh Brewniversity and find out how you can study ‘Burgh Craft Brew 101!







Please stay posted for new guests as the event draws closer!