At least four airports throughout the country have sent StuckatTheAirport.com a heads up on events taking place in the terminals next week and into October.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) will host a series of music and dance performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15.
At DCA, events take place on Wednesday afternoons from noon until 2 p.m. in National Hall, opposite Il Viaggo Restaurant.
Sept 20: Argentinian music with T Trifilio Tango
Sept 27: Peruvian dance and music with Papalca
Oct 4: Folk music with Cecilia Esquivel of Canto Sur
Oct 11: Mexican dance with Los Quetzales
These same groups will perform at Dulles airport on Thursdays from noon to 2 pm on the upper level of the Ticketing area.
Sept 21: Argentinian music with T Trifilio Tango
Sept 28: Peruvian dance and music with Papalca
Oct 5: Folk music with Cecilia Esquivel of Canto Sur
Oct 12: Mexican dance with Los Quetzales
There’s also a full schedule of events – live music, special guests, food samples and other treats – scheduled at both Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) from September 18 to 22, courtesy of Fraport USA.
Celebrate Cleveland will welcome Cleveland Indians’ mascot Slider, Professor Wylde’s traveling show from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Cleveland’s Singing Angels to the airport.
Malley’s Chocolates and Mitchell’s Ice Cream will also treat travelers to complimentary treats during the week as well.
Pittsburgh International Airport is teaming up with Airmall Pittsburgh for the third annual Discover Pittsburgh week and the 25th anniversary of the airport.
PIT will welcome Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, The National Aviary and the Pittsburgh Zoo in addition to Iceburgh, the Pirate Parrot, and other mascots.
Daily food sampling will take place at the Strip Market and bands will perform in the airport’s Center Core.