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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Nov. 4-10, 2019

As daylight saving time ends, events this week shine bright. Manage the time change with an adult spelling bee, the vegan expo, or indulge in wine tasting with wild animals.

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Other events you’ll love

Monday, Nov. 4

😋 Explore the gastronomic qualities of fine cider paired with eclectic cuisines (Spring Garden)

♻️ Attend the world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood and district-scale sustainability, EcoDistricts Summit 2019 (Downtown)

Tuesday, Nov. 5

🎨 Meet author Aanda Ross-Ho at a free art lecture (Oakland)

👂 Listen up, it’s Opera Night in Pittsburgh (East Liberty

🍻 Raise a glass and sing along with beer, pop, and hymns (Carnegie)

Wednesday, Nov. 6

🇺🇸 Hear two veteran political commentators engage in a spirited pre-election conversation (North Shore)

📷 Celebrate women veterans at this photography exhibit and reception (Strip District)

🎤 Experience poetry readings with Keith Talor and local poets (Bloomfield

🍻 Laugh and drink with Pittsburgh Young Professionals (Homestead

🎸 Thrash to metal with Slayer fans and the Repentless Killogy (North Shore)

💥 Be awed by three-time world champion spoken word artist Buddy Wakefield (McKees Rocks)

Thursday, Nov. 7

📝 Listen to the best stories ever told at this Story Slam, featuring our very own director (Downtown)

📖 Join NPR’s Lulu Miller for a special reading with Q-and-A session (Point Breeze)

💛 Be kind in the neighborhood with conversations around the legacy of Fred Rogers (Allegheny Center)

🍷 Taste more than 25 wines from across the globe paired with small bites and cigars (North Shore)

🐝 Join or watch the buzz of Civically’s 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee (East Liberty)

Friday, Nov. 8

👻 Attend a comedic murder mystery play — through Nov. 9 (Carnegie)

🎭 Don’t miss Shakespeare’s “Will” and its exploration of feminist themes — through Dec. 1 (Homestead)

🍷 Sip and swirl wine at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium (Highland Park)

🎬 Watch probing documentaries, animated shorts,and more at the Three Rivers Film Festival

— through Nov. 23 (Pittsburgh)

Saturday, Nov. 9

🎷 Groove to “Sweet Jazz with Mike Tomaro (Oakland

💎 Score some vintage gems  at the PGH Vintage Mixer (Allegheny Center

🌿 Lettuce know if you attend the Pittsburgh Vegan Expo & Convention (Monroeville)

🍸 Drink up at the Deutschtown Bar Crawl (Allegheny East)

🎉 Celebrate local cultural institutions at the PGH Museums Launch Party (Spring Garden)

🎵 Check out The Smallest Show in Town, an evening of music, comedy, storytelling, and grilled cheese (Downtown)

📽 Watch We Are Here, a four-channel video installation about social justice issues (Larimer)

Sunday, Nov. 10

➡️ Take part in the Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility Conference — through Nov. 11 (Oakland)

🇺🇸 Calling all veterans and service members for free workshops at Pittsburgh Glass Center (East Liberty)

❤️ Get in formation at Self-Love Sunday: You Are A Badass (Bakery Square)

🐶 Bring your pets for a holiday photo shoot with the Grinch (Allegheny East)


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