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Explore Pittsburgh history with a cocktail

Tour the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park after dark at the site's first-ever 21+ night. Sip cocktails, sample a historically-inspired menu, take a lantern-led tour of eerie exploration through Point State Park after dark, and learn something new in a docent-led tour of the Fort Pitt Museum.

Where: Fort Pitt Museum at 601 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)

When: October 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much: $25


A festa Italiana at the History Center

Heinz History Center is hosting a celebration of all things Italian, featuring bocce, crafts, live cooking demos, music and food. Guests can explore their family tree, practice Italian vocabulary and learn the Italian card game scopa. Prepare for the event by reading up on Pittsburgh's pizza history with expertise from the history center's director of the Italian American Program.

Where: Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. (Strip District)

When: October 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

How much: $16


Become a Pittsburgh history buff

Geek out over Pittsburgh's fascinating history with this in-depth tour of the city. It's described as a "jaw-dropping, rousing, and hilarious" walking tour. The tour is open to the first 25 people who sign up via email, and it's free.

Where: The City-County Building at 414 Grant St. (Downtown)

When: August 26, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

How much: Free for the first 25 to sign up