What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Nov. 5-11, 2018


The week in view.

The week in view.

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Rossilynne Culgan

One of the most important days of the year is on Tuesday: Election Day.

Catch up on the issues here and here and then vote on Nov. 6. After you cast your ballot, join us in the evening to watch results come in.

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Incline event

🗳 8 p.m. Tuesday (South Side): Vote — and then come hang out with reporters from The Incline and Pittsburgh Current at Local Bar + Kitchen. Join us for food and drink specials, games, and door prizes.

🎟 7-11 p.m. Saturday (Allegheny Center): Never Grow Up at this STEAM-themed 21+ night at the Children’s Museum, complete with interactive activities, entertainment, food and libations. Proceeds support the museum’s mission and Museum Lab expansion.

Other events you’ll love

Monday, Nov. 5

❤️ 6 p.m. Monday (Strip District): Explore the Jewish community’s tradition of caring for Pittsburgh at this Heinz History Center tour. Admission is free and open to the public, and registration is encouraged. The History Center is home to the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives, which you can learn more about here.

Tuesday, Nov. 6: Election Day

🇺🇸 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday: Vote. Find your polling location here.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

🚀 2 p.m. Wednesday (North Shore)Meet NASA astronaut Mike Fincke. Bring all your questions for the expert.

Thursday, Nov. 8

☑️ 6 p.m. Thursday (Larimer): Recap the election, celebrate the record number of women on the ballot, and learn to have civil conversations at this nonpartisan League of Women Voters event at East End Brewing.

🍺 7 p.m. Thursday (Lawrenceville): Try a cayenne chai porter at Full Pint in honor of Porter Craft Beer Tours’ second birthday. Here’s more about this local brewery tour company.

Friday, Nov. 9

👑 8 p.m. Friday (Downtown): Wind down after the workweek at After Werk! Schwa’s Drag Cabaret at Arcade Comedy Theater. Here’s more about Pittsburgh-based drag performer Schwa de Vivre.

Saturday, Nov. 10

🛍 10 a.m. Saturday (Lawrenceville): Score some classic finds, from clothes to home goods to vinyl, at the Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer.

📖 11 a.m. Saturday (Strip District): Honor World War I veterans on the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice by exploring a collection of scrapbooks and other historical items donated from Pittsburgh families to Heinz History Center.

📚 1 p.m. Saturday (Squirrel Hill): Hike through Frick Park while taking breaks to talk about your favorite books. At the end of the hike, sip a hot drink and swap a book with a new friend.

🔊 7 p.m. Saturday (Allegheny West): Listen to the Tree of Life Memorial Reading at City Books. Proceeds benefit HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society). Here’s what else you can do to help following the Tree of Life massacre.

🎄 Multiple showtimes Saturday (North Shore): Get into the holiday spirit with a screening of The Grinch on the BIG screen at the Rangos Giant Cinema.

Sunday, Nov. 11

🇵🇱 12 p.m. Sunday (Oakland): Celebrate at the annual Polish Festival, featuring folk dance, folk music, cooking demos, cultural exhibits, and a craft and gift mart, at the Cathedral of Learning.

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

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