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Twilight Picnic for the Parks. August 26, 2017. Hartwood Acres Park

February 16, 2017

BILLY PORTER APPEARS AT HARTWOOD ACRES IN BENEFIT FOR ALLEGHENY COUNTY PARKS FOUNDATION

TWILIGHT PICNIC FOR THE PARKS FACT SHEET

WHO: Allegheny County Parks Foundation

WHAT: Twilight Picnic For The Parks will assemble regional supporters in an intimate atmosphere that will feature a private performance by Pittsburgh's own Billy Porter, acclaimed Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright. The luster of twilight will provide the backdrop for al fresco style cocktails and dinner that will elevate the notion of picnic fare using the finest local ingredients. Coupled with the Billy Porter performance, the evening promises to blend summer chic with rustic sophistication to create a truly memorable experience in the park. The following day, Mr. Porter will perform for the public at the Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheatre as part of the 2017 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series.

WHEN: Saturday, August 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Hartwood Acres Mansion at Hartwood Acres Park in suburban Pittsburgh is the setting for this event. Hartwood Acres is in Hampton and Indiana Townships.

WHY: Inaugural signature fundraising event to support the Allegheny County Parks Foundation while celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Allegheny County Parks system.

Honorary Chairs:

Carol Brown

Cathy & Rich Fitzgerald

Event Chairs:

Sally & Will McCrady

Fritz & Jim Mitnick

Shelly & Dan Onorato

Becky & John Surma

Sponsors to date include: PNC Bank, Highmark Health, Babst Calland, Giant Eagle,

Mascaro Construction, ALCOSAN, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group

Tickets available at the $250 (Individual) $500 (Patron) and $1,000 (Benefactor) levels.

Tickets go on sale in June!

For further information on corporate sponsorships, tickets or the event, contact the

Allegheny County Parks Foundation at 724-327-7627.

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