Fall in the ‘Burgh

What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Oct. 1-7, 2018

This week is going to be so fetch.

Autumn in Pittsburgh.

Autumn in Pittsburgh.

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Rossilynne Culgan

Hello, October.

This week, embrace the season at a ghost hunt or at the Pittsburgh Freaky Fair — or both. Also this week is “Mean Girls” trivia — your friends from the Incline will be there, so join us and bring your A-game.

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Incline events

🗳 5 p.m. Oct. 8: Nominate rising leaders for our third Who’s Next: Politics class.


Partner events

🔌 Noon Saturday (Various locations): Sign up for PennFuture’s annual Pittsburgh Solar Tour, a three-hour guided bus or electric bike tour, and meet some local home and business owners to see how solar power works here.

✨ 7:30 p.m. Saturday (North Shore):  Experience “Illumination,” an evening of dramatic light, cocktails, and food, produced by LUXE Creative at Carnegie Science Center to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.


Other events you’ll love

Monday, Oct. 1

⛵ 9 a.m. Monday (Station Square): Explore replicas of Christopher Columbus’ historic Nina and Pinta ships.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

📓 6 p.m. Tuesday (North Oakland): Learn the basics of bookbinding at Prototype PGH and create a journal to take home.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

🎀 7 p.m. Wednesday (Spring Garden): “On Oct. 3, he asked me what day it was.” “It’s Oct. 3,” and it’s time for “Mean Girls” trivia at Wigle’s Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden. Remember to wear pink. It’s going to be so fetch.

Thursday, Oct. 4

💃 7:15 p.m. Thursday (North Side): Try out your best dance moves at this Big Band Dance at the Elks — don’t worry, dance lessons will be provided.

Friday, Oct. 5

🛍 4 p.m. Friday (North Side): Shop the work of more than 20 artists at the “I Made It! Market.”

👗 6:30 p.m. Friday (North Shore): Support Dress for Success Pittsburgh at Women Rock Pittsburgh, a celebration featuring cookie tables, pierogies, parking chairs, and Terrible Towels.

Saturday, Oct. 6

🖥 11 a.m. Saturday (Oakland): Nerd out over the power of data at Carnegie Library’s Data Day.

😈 11 a.m. Saturday (South Side): Check out the Pittsburgh Freaky Fair, Pittsburgh’s premier craft fair for eerie, strange or unusual art and handmade/vintage goods — and check off an item on your Incline Fall BINGO card.

🙏 6 p.m. Saturday (Shadyside)Pay tribute to Mac Miller at this 60-minute donation-based Amazing Yoga class, aimed at honoring and celebrating “a gentle soul who inspired people around the world through his music, relatability and willingness to share his struggles.”

🕺 9 p.m. Saturday (Lawrenceville): Grab your scrunchie, and get ready for this ‘90s party at Belvederes.

👻 9 p.m. Saturday (Carnegie): Take a three-hour ghost hunt with Steel City Ghost Hunters, which will equip you with a flashlight and a ghost net.

Sunday, Oct. 7

🏡 8:30 a.m. Sunday (Lawrenceville): Explore the Lawrenceville 2018 Hospitality House Tour and take home some ideas for your own home.


“Other Events You’ll Love” are curated by The Incline’s editorial staff. To have your event considered, send an event link to [email protected] — subject line: Event listing — at least two weeks in advance.

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