Summer in the ‘Burgh

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Aug. 6-12, 2018

Karaoke, comedy, bocce, and ice cream.

Soak up these summer days in Pittsburgh.

Soak up these summer days in Pittsburgh.

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Rossilynne Culgan

Updated 8:45 a.m. Aug. 11

This week: Cheer, laugh, play, and relax. Here’s your Pittsburgh to-do list for the week.

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Incline events

🥟 11 a.m. Wednesday: Help us build the Ultimate Pittsburgh Pierogi Bracket.

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


Partner events

🥂 2 p.m. Saturday (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, Aug. 6

🙏 Noon Monday (Oakland): Quell your manic Monday with some yoga at Schenley Plaza. While you’re feeling zen, check out our guide to Pittsburgh’s weird yoga classes.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

🎤 9 p.m. Tuesday (Lawrenceville): As the event listing states: “Sing your beautiful heart out” at Belvedere’s Karaoke w T$. If you’re into karaoke, btw, check out our full list of Pittsburgh karaoke spots.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

🚲 5 p.m. Wednesday (South Side): At Walk & Roll, bike from Downtown to the South Side with other transit enthusiasts, then talk transit during happy hour at Double Wide Grill.

Thursday, Aug. 9

🔊 8 p.m. Thursday (Millvale): At We are the Weirdos, expect an “uncensored, unapologetic and unbreakable” night of stories by women.

Friday, Aug. 10

🤣 9 p.m. Friday (Downtown): It’s a homecoming show for Danny Palumbo, a Pittsburgh native returning from L.A. for a stand-up show at Arcade Comedy Theater.

Saturday, Aug. 11

🇮🇹 11 a.m. Saturday (Strip District): Cheer on your favorite bocce team while eating Italian cuisine to benefit Heinz History Center’s Italian American Program.

⚡ 11 a.m. today (Bellevue): Get out your wand, and head to WizardVue for a day of Harry Potter-themed fun for all ages.

🍦 Noon Saturday (Downtown): Eat ice cream. Listen to music. At the daylong Dream On Festival, it’s all about those two things.

🍻 5 p.m. Saturday (North Side): Check out Fresh Fest, Pittsburgh’s — and the nation’s — first festival for black brewers.

🎯 6 p.m. Saturday (Point Breeze): Try your hand at classic lawn games from croquet to corn-hole at the Frick’s The Great Lawn Game Night, a 21+ event.

💫 8 p.m. Saturday (North Shore): See the night sky through a high-powered telescope at Carnegie Science Center’s SkyWatch.

Sunday, Aug. 12

🛍 10 a.m. Sunday (Strip District): Score some fabulous vintage finds at the Neighborhood Flea.


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

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