What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Sept. 10-16, 2018

‘The Office’ trivia, Shakespeare in the park, and Sazerac school

That late-summer glow.

That late-summer glow.

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This week, treat yourself this week to a Sazerac, some decadent corn-on-the-cob, and food truck fare. After you’ve filled your stomach, fill your mind with “The Office” trivia, Shakespeare in the park, and a meditative hike.

Looking ahead to next week, mark your calendar for our 2nd Birthday Bash! We’re throwing a party featuring some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants, celebratory drinks, and lots of fun in the event coolest space in town. Get your tickets here now.

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Incline events

🥟 11 a.m. Thursday: Pick the championship contenders in our Ultimate Pittsburgh Pierogi Bracket. Vote here.

🍾 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20: Celebrate The Incline’s 2nd birthday with us. Get your tickets here.


Partner event

🏭 10 a.m. Sept. 18 (Washington, Pa.): Talk with policymakers, public officials, business owners, and residents about the “Potential Regional Economic Impacts of the Beaver County Ethane Cracker Plant” at this symposium presented by the Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management, in partnership with the Local Government Academy.


Other events you’ll love

Monday, Sept. 10

🥃 6 p.m. Monday (Downtown): Learn how to make the perfect Sazerac in this hands-on class at Wigle Whiskey’s Downtown tasting room.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

📽 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Downtown): Have a ghoul’s night out at the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Rooftop Shindig, featuring a classic George Romero film.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

📝 8 p.m. Wednesday (South Side): Test your knowledge of “The Office” at this trivia night, and remember to be a “Determined. Worker. Intense. Good worker. Hard worker. Terrific.”

Thursday, Sept. 13

🌽 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Shadyside): Indulge in two ears of freshly picked corn with butter, parmesan, parsley, crema/cotija, bacon, and homemade compound butters at this Sweet Corn Roast by Weather Permitting.

Friday, Sept. 14

🎨 6 p.m. Friday (East Liberty): Bid on “dates” with craft makers, designers, technologists and innovators at Assemble’s MakerDate to learn how to make a piece of art, a personalized piece of technology, or practice a new skill.

Saturday, Sept. 15

🎵 11 a.m. Saturday (Polish Hill): Hear live music at this daylong reggae festival.

🍼 Noon Saturday (North Side): Attend or donate to Bey-B Shower: Everything Is Love, A Community Baby Shower intended to “distribute baby supplies, provide prenatal educational workshops to pregnant black people in our community, and to celebrate black life.”

🎭 2 p.m. Saturday (Lawrenceville): Experience Shakespeare in the park at a performance of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Arsenal Park.

🚚 2 p.m. Saturday (North Shore): Dine on food truck fare at the Food Truck-a-Palooza, featuring 40 trucks.

📷 7 p.m. Saturday (Bloomfield): Check out the pop-up art show Don’t Quit Your Day Dream, featuring the work of two artists and two photographers at Songbird Artistry.

Sunday, Sept. 16

🌳 8:50 a.m. Sunday (Squirrel Hill): Be present at this guided meditative hike through Frick Park.


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