Updated 3:11 p.m. June 19
It’s felt like summer for a while now, but this week it’s actually honest-to-goodness summer, for real. The summer solstice arrives Thursday, and there are plenty of events to celebrate the sunny season.
Other things this week: It’s World Refugee Day and Juneteenth. There’s a blues concert, a drag comedy show, and plenty of rosé.
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🍹 5:30 p.m. June 25 (Allegheny Center): Meet our Who’s Next: Food and Drink class.
🍦 Vote in the championship round of the Ultimate Pittsburgh Frozen Treat bracket by 10 a.m. June 26.
❓ Choose our next Peculiar Pittsburgh story by voting through June 26.
🖥 Submit a nomination for Who’s Next: Technology by July 10.
Sunday, June 17
🏎 3 p.m. Sunday (Robinson): Celebrate Father’s Day at an exotic car show.
Monday, June 18
🥃 6 p.m. Monday (Downtown): Get hands on with old fashioneds at this Wigle class.
Tuesday, June 19
📽 6 p.m. Tuesday (East Liberty): On the eve of World Refugee Day, see the documentary “Something Like Home.”
Wednesday, June 20
📣 11 a.m. Wednesday (Downtown): Witness a citizenship ceremony for 10 immigrants at the World Refugee Day & Immigrant Heritage Month celebration.
🎵 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oakland): Relax mid-week with a free blues concert at Flagstaff Hill.
Thursday, June 21
🍷 All day Thursday (various locations): Toast to summer with #LongestDayOfRose
🌞 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Highland Park): Welcome the season of sun with 108 sun salutations.
💫 8 p.m. Thursday (North Side): Celebrate summer under the stars at SkyWatch.
Friday, June 22
💃 4 p.m. Friday (Wilkinsburg): Dance to advocate for safer streets.
🏡 5 p.m. Friday (North Side): Sip wine while exploring Allegheny West homes.
🌳 5 p.m. Friday (Stanton Heights): Now that it’s officially summer, party with Tree Pittsburgh.
🎭 8 p.m. Friday (Downtown): Attend a drag comedy show with Schwa de Vivre.
Saturday, June 23
👟 10 a.m. Saturday (South Side): Bring your walking shoes to this South Side house tour.
🔎 10 a.m. Saturday (Avella): Take an insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with an expert.
🍻 11:30 a.m. Saturday (Bethel Park): Try some new brews at the Philadelphia Invades Pittsburgh Beer Fest.
✨ Noon Saturday (Tionesta): Trek to the Pennsylvania wilds for the annual Firefly Festival.