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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: July 15-21, 2019

Celebrate the vintage this week — classic cars, antique photography, local history, and some old-school fun.

Here’s what else is on tap for the next seven days.

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Incline events

🤖 July 31: Meet the up-and-comers shaping Pittsburgh’s tech scene (Strip District)

Other events you’ll love

Monday, July 15

🚗 Gawk at rare, classic, and exotic cars along Walnut Street (Shadyside)

📷 Have your photo taken as a Tintype, a 19th century process (Troy Hill)

🍹 Learn how to make the perfect Long Island Iced Tea (Downtown)

Tuesday, July 16

🍑 Pick up some fresh produce at this farmers market in Arsenal Park (Lawrenceville)

🌳 Help maintain the Iron Gate Trail at Frick Park (Squirrel Hill)

🚗 Cruise — car cruise, that is — at the Pittsburgh Grand Prix’s Waterfront Car Cruise (Homestead)

🌝 Gaze at the full moon at Carnegie Science Center’s SkyWatch (North Shore)

Wednesday, July 17

🚙 Take a long lunch break to watch the Grand Prix car parade (Downtown)

📚 Hear from the author of “Late Migrations,” a bittersweet portrait of a family (Bloomfield)

🎊 Bring your knitting, crocheting, or other crafting for an evening of “rowdy discussions” at the library (Oakland)

Thursday, July 18

💬 Discuss how to compare histories of various communities without trivializing each one’s suffering at “Jim Crow South and Nazi Racial Science” (Hazelwood)

🗝 Venture behind the scenes during the Arts & Grounds Tour at Carrie Furnaces (Swissvale

🎤 Remember Jimmy Wopo’s legacy at this Spirit party (Lawrenceville)

Friday, July 19

⚡️ Head to Hogwarts (er, Carnegie Museum of Natural History) for Potterfest After Dark (Oakland)

🌕 Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission at Carnegie Science Center with archival footage, stargazing, and Tang (North Shore)

🍺 Take the bar crawl vertical on this drinking / stair-climbing adventure (Spring Garden)

💕 Flirt and sip drinks at the Ace Hotel during Crush Hour, “a happy hour for Pittsburgh’s queer ladies” (East Liberty)

👖 Prepare your all-denim outfit for BEEF at Belvedere’s: Britney vs. Justin (Lawrenceville)

Saturday, July 20

🎉 Listen to music, make art, and dance at August Wilson Community Day (Downtown)

🛍 Turn trash into treasure at the Friendship Yard Sale (Friendship)

💛 Root for the home team at the Steel City Roller Derby double-header (Cheswick)

📜 Get free admission to Meadowcroft Rockshelter and learn about amazing local history through Sunday (Avella)

🔭 Touch a real meteorite, meet an astronomer, and ask all your questions about outer space at Space Out Astronomy Weekend through Sunday (North Shore)

Sunday, July 21

🎼 Bring your own brunch for a morning of classical music (Point Breeze)

☕️ Get caffeinated at the grand opening of Black Forge Coffee House’s second location (McKees Rocks)

🐶 Drink beer, help dogs at Pints for Paws (Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar)


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