We’re nearing the end of summer, but there is still so much to do in Pittsburgh this weekend! Whatever you choose to do on this list, we hope you enjoy it!
Friday Aug. 25th
Studio: Play with Clay on the Pottery Wheel!
Work in 15-minute increments at the Children’s Museum. Kids can work one-on-one with a ceramic artist and learn how to work with clay. Artwork can be picked up in three weeks and the final product is food, microwave and dishwasher safe. Sign up begins at 10 a.m. in the museum gift shop. 2 p.m., included with museum admission, for more information click HERE.
The Second City’s Summer Blockbuster
Chicago’s longstanding comedy troupe is back for just three shows at the O’Reilly Theater. Expect to see a lot of Saturday Night Live-style sketch comedy, crazy songs and more. This is the same troupe that brought us Tina Fey, Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Farley and more. 8 p.m., $35-$60, for more information on the show click HERE.
Saturday Aug. 26th
Wellness in Your Studio Practice
Wellness for Makers’ Missy Graff Ballone will be showing basic stretching and massage techniques that can be incorporated into daily studio practice. Learn how knots develop in the body, ways to increase blood flow and flexibility, simple stretching and more. Self-care tools will be given out, such as a trigger point ball. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $100, for more information on the event click HERE.
Rum, Rock and Reggae Block Party on Forbes
Transport yourself to a Caribbean-themed block party sponsored by Pirata Caribbean Cuisine x Rum Bar and Revel + Roost. Forbes Ave. will turn into an island retreat with live music all night. Themed cuisine and drinks will be available, as well as crafts by street vendors. 21+ only, FREE, for more information on the party click HERE.
Sunday Aug. 27th
Red, Ripe and Roasted Tomato & Garlic Festival
Celebrate two of summer’s most bountiful crops with the 13th annual festival. There will be cooking demonstrations and tastings at Phipps’ Conservatory, as well as homegrown tomato contests, local vendors and fun activities for kids. FREE, for more information on the festival click HERE.
UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH
BikePGH has teamed up with the American Cancer Society to raise money to fight for a world that is cancer-free. There are plans for record attendance in this 24th edition of this iconic Pittsburgh event. The more funds you raise the more perks like t-shirts and stickers. $60, for more information on the event click HERE.