Summer in the ‘Burgh

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: July 30-Aug. 5, 2018

Happy birthday, Andy Warhol.



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Updated 12:45 p.m. Aug. 1

From art to artifacts and crafts to competition, there’s a little something for everybody this week. Also coming up: Trivia, body positivity, and a house tour.

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Incline events

🚌 5 p.m. Aug. 8: Nominate under-40 innovators for our inaugural Who’s Next: Transit class.

Partner events

🥂 2 p.m. Aug. 11 (North Shore): At PNC Park’s All Star Craft Beer Wine & Cocktail Festival, sample unlimited beverages, snap a photo in the Pirates dugout, walk the bases, and get two tickets for a future game. Incline readers get 10 percent off any ticket using promo code INCLINE.

Other events you’ll love

Monday, July 30

❓ 8 p.m. Monday (Troy Hill): Test your knowledge of random facts at Geeks Who Drink trivia. If you’re into trivia, here’s a full round-up of the trivia nights to check out in Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, July 31

🐱 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (South Side): Attention, pet pawrents: Learn how to paint a picture of your pet at Painting with a Twist.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

🚲 6 p.m. Wednesday (Squirrel Hill): Explore the basics of biking, such as what gear you’ll need and where you should go, at this Venture Outdoors workshop.

Thursday, Aug. 2

🍓 7 p.m. Thursday (Lawrenceville): Sip on a Bumbleberry beer while watching “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” at Row House Cinema.

Friday, Aug. 3

6 p.m. Friday (Garfield): Celebrate body positivity at “Body of Art,” a new exhibition at BOOM Concepts.

Saturday, Aug. 4

🎉 10 a.m. Saturday (North Side): Party all day at the Warhol museum in honor of Andy Warhol’s 90th birthday.

🥕 11 a.m. Saturday (North Side): Eat green at Veg Fest, a festival of all things vegan.

💥 11 a.m. Saturday (Downtown): At Living History: Artillery and Artificers, learn how artillerists prepared for cannon firings to defend the Point in the 18th century.

🌿 2 p.m. Saturday (Mt. Lebanon): Make your own macramé plant hanger at this DIY workshop.

🎶 6 p.m. Saturday (Downtown): At WYEP’s Singer-Songwriter Competition, watch what’s basically a Pittsburgh version of American Idol.

Sunday, Aug. 5

🏡 11 a.m. Sunday (North Side): Experience “funky chic” design at the Manchester House Tour.

These events were lovingly curated in Pittsburgh by Rossilynne. To have your event considered for future listings, send a link to your event to — subject line: Event listing — at least two weeks in advance.

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