What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Nov. 11-17, 2019

We’re still a few weeks away from Turkey Day, but you’ll be stuffing your calendar with events this week. Pair gluten free beer with vegetarian fare, get sci-yinzy at Yinzer Friendsgiving, and give support at a holiday tree auction benefit. 

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Partner events

🍹 Nov. 12: Mix and mingle with marketers at the American Marketing Association’s monthly happy hour (Squirrel Hill)

🔭 Nov. 15: Get sci-yinzy n’at at Science After Dark: Yinzer Friendsgiving (North Shore)


Other events you’ll love

Monday, Nov. 11

🏢 Examine the construction projects of the ‘50s and ‘60s and the contentious legacy of buildings (Oakland)

🇺🇸 Honor veterans at one of the largest Veterans Day breakfasts in Pennsylvania (Uptown)

Tuesday, Nov. 12

🎮 Find out what it takes to create a video game and learn about the video game industry in Pittsburgh (Downtown)

📖 Hear from local author Damon Young at the social justice lecture series (Homewood)

🎶 Say bienvenidos to the Pittsburgh Opera’s first Spanish-language opera — multiple dates in November (Downtown)

Wednesday, Nov. 13

💪 Network with powerful women at Grlpwrpgh’s monthly happy hour (Strip District

🍺 Pair gluten free beers and ciders with delicious vegetarian fare (Lawrenceville)

💥 Discuss how to keep momentum going for local startups with leading regional funders and accelerators (East Liberty

✏️ Meet local storytellers and journalists the My Story is the Pittsburgh Story celebration (East Liberty

😂 Laugh out loud at this nationwide brewery comedy tour — also on Dec. 11 (Troy Hill)

Thursday, Nov. 14

💛 Celebrate our favorite neighbor with sweater-y crafts at a Museum Lab 21+ event (Allegheny Center)

🎤 Join award-winning poets Marilyn Nelson and Sonia Sanchez for conversations and poetry (Oakland

🎨 Find out how to get involved in the Three Rivers Arts Festival (Downtown)

📸 Crack open the legendary photography archive of George Lange (Shadyside)

Friday, Nov. 15

🐶 Sit, stay, heel at the 2019 Pittsburgh Pet Expo — through Nov. 17 (Downtown)

📓 Listen to poetry and meet Jody Bolz and Jan Beatty (Bloomfield)

🖥 Co-work for free at Alloy 26 (Allegheny Center

🚗 Live life a quarter mile at a time during Fast Fest 2019, an epic week featuring all 8 Fast and Furious films on screen and amazing events — through Nov. 21 (Lawrenceville)

💭 Get some space — headspace, that is — with these mindfulness and meditation experiences — through Saturday (Oakland)

🎭 Experience stories of passion and identity with performances by local and Grammy-nominated artists (Allegheny Center)

Saturday, Nov. 16

🌲 Support the National Hemophilia Foundation at the Take A Bough holiday tree auction benefit (Banksville)    

🍺 Eat, drink, and party at the Hops and Vines Wine & Beer Fest (North Shore)

💃 Watch Pittsburgh’s premiere bhangra dance competition, Bhangra in the Burgh (Oakland)

🌽 Sample local food and drink at a farm to table harvest tasting (Mt. Lebanon

🖼 Make Warhol-style silkscreen portraits during this sensory friendly event for teens and young adults (North Shore)

Sunday, Nov. 17

✨ Don’t miss this unique kid’s drag and talent show devoted to gender fluid and trans kids and their friends (North Shore)

📜 Discover the hidden stories in Heinz History Center’s archives (Strip District)

🇺🇸 Be inspired and entertained with the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band’s free concert (Munhall)

✒️ Write poems and discuss the works of Yona Harvey (Bloomfield)

💪 Try a free barre class in celebration of The Bar Method Wexford’s six-month birthday (Wexford)


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