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RTQ XVI So Much Fun, Hope to See You Next Year!

So it was hot and humid but no rain for the annual fundraiser for Collier Friends of the Panhandle Trail! This event is what helps to keep the trail in shape for everyone who uses it, so thanks everyone who … Continue reading

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Noblestown Road Detour for Rock the Quarry

Noblestown Road in Walkers Mill closed Monday August 22 for two months. This is the main road from Carnegie and I-79 to reach the trailhead in Walker’s Mill. PennDOT’s detour Traveling eastbound (from Oakdale area) From Noblestown Road, turn left … Continue reading

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SCRR Grand Prix Race #2- Rock the Quarry 5K/Kids Fun Run

Join the Steel City Road Runners on the Panhandle Trail from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Saturday August 29 for race number two of the SCRR Grand Prix Race Series. This is a family affair! We’ve added the Kids Fun … Continue reading

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Updated Band Schedule for RTQ XV

The music is what makes it for two nights and Saturday afternoon for Rock the Quarry. The Bill Ali Band is the headliner for Friday night. Check the schedule for all the other music from classic rock to indie rock … Continue reading

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Donations for RTQ Basket Raffles

Part of what supports RTQ and the trail itself is donations to our basket raffle and other prizes for activities. Do you or your business have anything you could donate? Here are some ideas: gift certificates new tools or household … Continue reading

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Rock the Quarry XV – August 28 and 29!

Music, food, science demo, games, raffles, bonfire, fire trucks, fun for all ages. For 15 years, Rock the Quarry (RTQ) has been an annual tradition. RTQ features two days of music, food, and fun. Each year, RTQ showcases up-and-coming local … Continue reading

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5k Fun Run & 1 Mile Saturday, August 24

The Steel City Road Runners joins us on Saturday morning before RTQ begins at noon for a nice easy run! Rock the Quarry XIII 5k Fun Run & 1 mile Panhandle Trail Collier Township Saturday August 24, 2013 Start time: … Continue reading

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Thanks Lane Construction for RTQ Support!

Thanks to Lane Construction for sending this photo! They’ve posted this banner on three of their trucks to help advertise RTQ. Don’t miss it—read more about Rock the Quarry XIII

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Rock the Quarry XIII – August 23 and 24

Music, food, science demo, games, raffles, campfire, fun for all ages. For over ten years, Rock the Quarry (RTQ) has been an annual tradition. RTQ features two days of music, food, and fun. Each year, RTQ showcases up-and-coming local musical … Continue reading

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New for Rock the Quarry XII: Antique Car Show and Botanic Garden Presentation

Antique Car Show This year, visitors to RTQ can enjoy an antique car show on both days. Just look for the cars! Botanic Garden Presentation The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden will also have a presentation about the garden and its progress … Continue reading

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