What to do this week in Pittsburgh: March 18-24, 2019

Sip Irish coffee, write poetry, and shop for vintage treasures.

River reflections.

River reflections.

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Rossilynne Culgan

Make something this week, like … an Irish coffee, new connections, or poetry.

Also this week, celebrate women’s history, indulge in all things maple, check out an art exhibit, and shop for vintage treasures. Here’s what’s going on in Pittsburgh for the next seven days.

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Incline events

🎺 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 (Allegheny Center): Celebrate the honorees of Who’s Next: Musicians at our happy hour. Meet the class here.

🌱 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 (Allegheny Center): Find ways to give back at Spring into Action, a volunteer fair hosted by Pittsburgh Cares and The Incline.


Partner events

📚 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 (Oakland): Put your literary knowledge to the test during Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Battle of the Books: After Hours Edition. Put together a team in advance or show up to witness the scholarly smackdown.


Events you’ll love

Monday, March 18

☕️ 6 p.m. Monday (Downtown): Learn how to make the perfect Irish Coffee in this cocktail class at the Wigle Whiskey Tasting Room.

Tuesday, March 19

🤝 5 p.m. Tuesday (Allegheny Center): Meet local entrepreneurs during Work Hard Pittsburgh’s “Net-Work Hard” at CoLab, then continue the fun with drinks at Federal Galley.

Wednesday, March 20

👩‍⚖️ 5 p.m. Wednesday (Downtown): Celebrate Women’s History Month with a screening of the documentary “RBG” about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hosted by Ellevate Pittsburgh.

Thursday, March 21

🎨 8 p.m. Thursday (Oakland): Strike a pose and dance to DJ sets at Carnegie Museum of Art’s Third Thursday: Museum Joy.

Friday, March 22

📸 11 a.m. Friday (Downtown): Experience the debut of the multimedia exhibition We Are All Related, which explores common humanity through photography, recordings, and text narratives. It’s on view at 937 Gallery through May 12.

Saturday, March 23

🎤 9 a.m. Saturday (North Shore): Dive into topics like entrepreneurship and innovation at the daylong Going Deep Summit and hear from newsmakers like Gisele Fetterman and Kenny Chen.

🛍 10 a.m. Saturday (Strip District): Shop ’til you drop at Heinz History Center’s Vintage Pittsburgh, where you can find classic clothing, old-school accessories, mod home décor, and vinyl records.

🎶 Noon Saturday (East Allegheny): Shop for some new (or old) vinyl while listening to live music at the grand opening of Pittsburgh’s newest record store, The Government Center.

✏️ 2 p.m. Saturday (East Liberty): Learn to write poetry in a workshop at the East Liberty library as part of the “I Too, Am Pittsburgh” poetry bus campaign.

💥 6 p.m. Saturday (Garfield): Celebrate five years of BOOM Concepts at an anniversary mixer, which kicks off a campaign to raise $5,000 for the creative hub’s programming.

Sunday, March 24

🥞 11 a.m. Sunday (Spring Garden): Indulge in the sweet taste of maple at Threadbare Cider House’s Maple Fest and Pancake Brunch — yes, there will be maple-infused cocktails.


“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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