1) Our battlin’ Buccos take the diamond again today against the Cincinnati Reds. It’s also Kids Day, with a Family Fun Zone outside the ball yard beforehand, and all fans 14 and under receiving a kids fitness band and a chance to run the bases after the game. First pitch is at 1:35 p.m. Next up for the Pirates is a four-game home series against the Chicago Cubs beginning tomorrow. PNC Park, 115 Federal St., North Shore.
2) Lawrenceville’s sixth annual Rock All Night Tour, aka RANT, now stretches over the weekend before Labor Day. Butler Street and its adjacent boulevards are home to some of the ’Burgh’s hottest spots: bars, restaurants, and Arsenal Lanes. Many of these spots, including the bowling alley, are festival venues. It began 6 p.m. Friday at Bay 4 at the Foundry, a new venue and former warehouse. The festival ends today with an acoustic brunch at 11 a.m. at Hambone’s followed by more bands, such as Nox Boys, at Arsenal Lanes. For a complete list of performers, performance times, and venues, be sure to visit the festival’s website. Free. Lawrenceville. (CM)