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Art Festival on Walnut

8/23/2019

This festival of fine art started out as a neighborhood street fair and has gained a reputation as one of the top shows in Pennsylvania. This weekend art show hosts over 140 artists that create original hand-made artwork. There will be painters, potters, jewelers, photographers and much more. Here is your chance to speak directly with the artist and understand the inspiration behind each unique...Read More

There's Still Time for Outdoor Activities in Pittsburgh

8/21/2019

Some schools have opened; others will open soon. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head out for an unforgettable evening of free cinema under the stars!For more information, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493. WEATHER UPDATES: Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow...Read More

Squirrel Hill Night Markets - Aug 24 and Sept 28

8/19/2019

Inspired by pop-up night markets in Asia and around the world,the Squirrel Hill Night Market is a free, outdoor streetfestival that's fun for adults and kids of all ages!- 80+ "I Made It!" Market artists selling handmade wares.- Local live bands, art, & performers.- Offerings from your favorite Squirrel Hill restaurants.- Over 15 unique food trucks.- Activities for children.Contact the...Read More

Find Your Next Outdoor Adventure

8/16/2019

Venture Outdoors has a wide variety of interesting activities. Many of the warmer weather activities take advantage of our proximity to water, including Wake Up Paddles and Lunchtime Fishing. The photo at left is from the still new park along the Allegheny in Aspinwall.Click Venture Outdoors for activities, schedules, costs. Options change with the seasons so keep an eye out for...Read More

Need a Piano?

8/13/2019

The Pittsburgh Opera receives annual loans of new Yamaha pianos for rehearsals, coaching and performance needs. Pianos are then sold at institutional prices not normally available in retail stores. In addition to the pianos on loan there will be grands, uprights, digital, hybrids, Disklavier player pianos. The loaned pianos have been expertly maintained; both loaned and new pianos come with...Read More

Quantum Production

7/30/2019

July 13- - Aug 25"We’ve erected a tent – a Quantum first – in Frick Park, representative of Violeta’s peñas – where music and dancing, food and drink provided cover for activism. Make an evening of your experience by dining pre-show with our restaurant partner, Larder, or picnic in beautiful Frick park. Food Trucks will be on-site during select performances starting 2 hours before performance...Read More

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch

7/25/2019

Only three more Sundays left for this popular free event at Mellon Park in Mellon ParkMusic provided by:July 28 - North Pittsburgh Symphonic BandAugust 4 - Allegheny Brass BandAugust 11- East Winds Symphonic BandTime: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Location: Mellon Park, Fifth and Shady AvenuesFood: Coffee Tree Roasters will provide food on site, or you can bring your own picnic basket (alcohol...Read More

Pittsburgh Festival Opera - thru July 28

7/24/2019

Pittsburgh Festival Opera celebrates the telling of stories through music. Whether in the form of grand opera of European heritage, musical theater from America's commercial theater, or arias and songs from across genres; innovative programs in a variety of venues.Among the highlights of this year's festival is a production of two operas ( 7:30 on July 25) composed by Fred Rogers. Yes, that Fred...Read More

Lawrenceville Summer Saturdays - July 27 and August 31

7/23/2019

Shop, sip and stroll through Lawrenceville! On the last Saturdays of July and August from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Featured businesses will offer up a unique promotion: sidewalk sales, food trucks, pop-up markets, specialty cocktails & more! Grab dinner or drinks and then get shopping–select retail stores will be open late ’til 8. Scroll down for a list of participating businesses. This page...Read More

Picklesburgh  July 26-28

7/22/2019

"This is the 5th year for a typical Pittsburgh event. Nothing screams "Pittsburgh" more than shutting down streets and an entire bridge in order to fly a giant Heinz pickle balloon and host a multi-day festival that celebrates all things pickled. For its fifth year, Pittsburgh has doubled in size - a great thing, because you won't have to be so close to strangers when you inevitably feel queasy...Read More

Summer Fridays at the Frick - thru August 23

7/19/2019

The park is open at 5. Each Friday there is a different group performing that run from 6:30 to 9:00. Admission is free. Gather some neighbors, a blanket, the kids and some snacks! You can dine at The Café, grab a quick bite, glass of wine, or beer from The Café Wine Bar, sample fare from a variety of local food trucks, or picnic on the Frick grounds. Bring your own blanket and picnic basket or...Read More

Tango with the Pittsburgh Symphony

7/18/2019

The sultry sounds of South America will fill Heinz Hall as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and conductor Andrés Franco perform gorgeous tangos, one of the most influential and famous dances in history. Originating in the streets of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, the lush romantic melodies and fascinating rhythms of tango will dare you to stay in your seats. Tickets: $25 for adults, $10 for...Read More

August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean" - Previews start Aug 16

7/14/2019

August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean features the potent power of Aunt Ester, Wilson’s gatekeeper to spiritual matters, and the hearts of the Hill residents she loves. When Aunt Ester opens her home at 1839 Wylie Avenue to the troubled Citizen Barlow, a recent migrant from the rural South, a battle ensues not only within Citizen, who begs Aunt Ester to “wash his soul,” but also between Citizen and...Read More

Fireworks: Where and When

7/1/2019

This year, Pittsburghers can experience the city’s annual EQT-sponsored “Flashes of Freedom” fireworks display, beginning at 9:35 ppm at Point State Park. The fireworks will be choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack, produced by Starfire Corporation for the third consecutive year.Can’t make it downtown for the holiday? No worries, there are lots of other celebrations in the area throughout the...Read More

Squirrel Hill Night Market

6/21/2019

The popular Night Market returns to Murray Ave June 22, August 24 and Sept 28.The Market features over 100 I Made It! artists selling handmade wares; live bands, art and performers; food from nearby restaurants and 15 food trucks. The Market will be on Murray Ave between Forbes and Beacon Streets.Dogs on a leash are permitted.Please consider volunteering to help with cleanup and earn service hours...Read More


For the archive of our blog posts 2018 and earlier, visit http://pittsburgh-homes.blogspot.com/.


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