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Enroll in Sewing 101

Ever wanted to learn how to sew? Now's your chance. Learn basic sewing skills, such as how to cut fabric, use a simple pattern, perform a few different stitches and operate a sewing machine. You'll leave class with a hand-crafted pillow to show off.

Where: Workshop PGH DIY School at 5122 Penn Ave. (Garfield)

When: November 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

How much: $40

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with these women designers

Small Business Saturday kicks off the beginning of four weekly PennStyled pop-ups this holiday season. Trusst Lingerie will turn into a holiday pop-up showcasing four local women designers: Kiya Tomlin of Uptown Sweats, Gillian Preston of Broken Plates, Nisha Blackwell of Knotzland and Shannon Pultz of Blak Rust, with Sophia Berman and Susan Banerjee of Trusst Lingerie.

Where: Trusst Lingerie at 5125 Penn Ave. (Garfield)

When: November 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Explore “Unblurred”

Stroll Penn Avenue between the 4800 and 5500 blocks to meet artists, shop, enjoy live music and create your own art.

Where: Penn Avenue Arts & Commercial District at Penn Avenue from Mathilda Street to Negley Avenue (Garfield)

When: July 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

An evening of hip-hop

Dozens submitted entries for this hip-hop showcase. Thursday's event offers a chance to meet the artists behind the music.

Where: BOOM Concepts at 5139 Penn Ave. (Garfield)

When: June 29, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

How much: Free

Explore the Feminist Zine Fest

It's the second Feminist Zine Fest in Pittsburgh. Come to check out a variety of zine vendors, both local and from elsewhere.

Where: The Irma Freeman Center for Imagination at 5006 Penn Ave. (Garfield)

When: June 17, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free

Celebrate Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ artists and makers

It's Pride weekend in Pittsburgh, and the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh is celebrating local LGBTQ artists and makers. “Smoke and Mirrors” takes place at more than a dozen venues along Penn Avenue and includes performances, a craft market, a bake sale and more.

Where: Various venues

When: June 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to June 11, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

An outdoor market … at night

The family-friendly Garfield Night Market turns five this year. Head over for art, clothes, food and jewelry and live music from the band Insides.

Where: 113 N. Pacific Ave. (Garfield)

When: June 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: Free

Learn about August Wilson’s childhood home by painting it

Local artist Ryan Ian McCormick will lead a painting and mixed-media workshop based around August Wilson's childhood home in the Hill District. Admission includes painting supplies. No experience required. BYOB.

Where: Assemble at 4824 Penn Ave.

When: May 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

How much: Free to Garfield residents | $30

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