FRI: Elks Lodge Bartender George Martin’s 92nd Birthday Celebration

Bartender to pour 92 drinks to celebrate his 92nd Birthday

by Lindsay Patross
January 30, 2020

You have probably heard about the Allegheny Elks Lodge on the North Side. Even if you aren’t a member, Lodge #339 has gained some local and national attention for hosting Banjo Night every Wednesday.

Meet the oldest bartender in the ‘Burgh

Banjo Night has got nothing on George Martin. George has been a member of the Allegheny Elks Lodge #339 for over 60 years and has been involved in all aspects of the Lodge. George is also the oldest regularly scheduled bartender in the Pittsburgh region.

To celebrate his 90th birthday, George served 90 beers. To celebrate his 91st birthday, George served 91 beers. George will be pouring drinks behind the bar at the Elks Lodge this Friday to celebrate his 92nd birthday. Proceeds from the bar will benefit the Elks Charities and the upkeep of the Elks Lodge building. You can learn more about George Martin and his work with the Elks Lodge in this 2019 interview with the weekly paper, the Pittsburgh Current.

The local news and the County Executive stopped by to celebrate with George….

George Martin’s 92nd Birthday Celebration Details

This event is open to the public, don’t be afraid to ring the doorbell if you have to.

  • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020.
  • Time: 6-11pm
  • Location: Allegheny Elks Lodge #339
  • Facebook event
  • Parking Situation: Street parking, park in the Giant Eagle lot at your own risk, it is not a public parking lot
Elks Lodge
Getting there
400 Cedar Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
Mon-Tue Closed
Wed 7–11pm
Thu Closed
Fri 6–10pm
Sat-Sun Closed
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Interested in learning more about the Elks Lodge? Take a look at our video on Honky-Tonk Jukebox which got its start at the Elks Lodge.

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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