What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2018

Happy little trees, a scary sing-along, and famous pups

When are the leaves ever going to look like this?

When are the leaves ever going to look like this?

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Rossilynne Culgan

Updated 9:37 a.m. Nov. 3

Uh … apparently it’s November this week? When did that happen? We just celebrated New Year’s yesterday, right?

Make the most of these warp-speed days with some memorable events, handpicked for you.

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Incline event

🗳 8 p.m. Nov. 6 (South Side): Vote — and then come hang out with reporters from The Incline and Pittsburgh Current at Local Bar + Kitchen. Join us for food and drink specials, games, and door prizes.


Partner event

🥃 6 p.m. Wednesday (Downtown): At Witches and Whiskey, help raise money for Allegheny Center for Digestive Health and Allegheny Cancer Institute to support Talia GM Melissa Maffei’s nomination into Women and Whiskey. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, drink specials, and a chance to win prizes. Costumes encouraged.


Other events you’ll love

Monday, Oct. 29

🌳 6 p.m. Monday (Lawrenceville): Paint some happy little trees in honor of Bob Ross’ birthday at this Paint Monkey party where Bob Ross wigs are encouraged.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

🎤 7 p.m. Tuesday (South Shore): Sing along to monster-themed and Halloween-influenced songs from the Broadway stage and beyond (think “Wicked,” “Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Phantom of the Opera,” and “Rocky Horror”) at Hard Rock Cafe.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

👑 11 p.m. Wednesday (Lawrenceville): Celebrate Halloween at A Nightmare on Butler Street, an open mic night hosted by drag queen Bambi, a Who’s Next: Art honoree.

Thursday, Nov. 1

🍺 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Strip District): Poetry & Pints stays true to its name: “Nothing but poetry love and a good pint – a reading series that’s all about the work.” Bring something to read or just sit back and listen to others.

Friday, Nov. 2

💤 7:30 p.m. Friday (Millvale): Spend the night at Carnegie Science Center for the museum’s first adults-only sleepover dubbed the “Murder Mystery Sleepover Adventure.”

Saturday, Nov. 3

🖥 9 a.m. Saturday (Friendship): Learn the basics of WordPress to make your own website.

🤓 11 a.m. Saturday (Oakland): Dive into the past at Carnegie Library’s Historic Pittsburgh, which will feature historical treasures, Pittsburgh trivia, and preservation tips.

🐶 1 p.m. Saturday (Downtown): Meet Pittsburgh’s canine social media stars, such as Lu-SealNaaraHenry and Penny, and River during the Pittsburgh Pet Expo.

🎃 1 p.m. Saturday (Shadyside): Bring your old pumpkins to Shadyside Worms, where they’ll be smashed and composted into healthy soil. Also remember to bring a charitable gift for the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh.

⚗️ 8 p.m. Saturday (Downtown): Midnight Radio is reanimating Mary Shelley’s masterpiece, “Frankenstein,” as never before with the audience as part of the action.

Sunday, Nov. 4

🛍 10 a.m. Sunday (Downtown): Shop for your favorite local goods, meet local authors, and hear mini talks throughout the day at the Creatively Pittsburgh pop-up vendor fair.

Correction: The neighborhood for the Creatively Pittsburgh event has been corrected.


“Other Events You’ll Love” are curated by The Incline’s editorial staff. To have your event considered, send an event link to [email protected] — subject line: Event listing — at least two weeks in advance.

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