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2019 RADical Days: Sept 19 - Oct 13


I'm sending this out a little early because one of events is already full.This year's RADical Days events span 25 days to celebrate 25 years of RAD (Regional Asset District). RAD sponsors a wide variety of programs and most are free. Click to see the full schedule and make reservations.Contact the experienced agents at RE/MAX Realty Brokers with your questions about selling or buying real estate.

Back-to-School Calendar from Macaroni Kids


Go to the link Macaroni Kids for a broad selection of activities for children and families in Pittsburgh. The organization is national so friends/families in other areas can also find local information.Contact the experienced agents at RE/MAX Realty Brokers with your questions about selling or buying real estate.

Art Festival on Walnut


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...

There's Still Time for Outdoor Activities in Pittsburgh


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...

Squirrel Hill Night Markets - Aug 24 and Sept 28


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...

Find Your Next Outdoor Adventure


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...

Need a Piano?


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...

Quantum Production


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...

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch


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...

Pittsburgh Festival Opera - thru July 28


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...

Lawrenceville Summer Saturdays - July 27 and August 31


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...

Picklesburgh  July 26-28


"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...

Summer Fridays at the Frick - thru August 23


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...

Tango with the Pittsburgh Symphony


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...

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


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...

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