Happy spring Pittsburghers! Now that the really cold weather seems to be over, we bring you another weekend of springtime activities in this lovely city of ours. We hope you have fun at these and of course, keep on taking those beautiful photos of Pittsburgh for us! Here’s a great list of things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend!
Friday March 31st
This storytelling sensation has been growing steadily since co-producer Alan Olifson brought it to the ‘burgh in 2013. It’s now become a staple of the city’s literary and theater scene. Best of all, the show is currently looking for submissions! Performers are paid $100 for their work. $25, complimentary beer and wine, doors open at 7:30, for more information click HERE.
Stevie Nicks at PPG Paints Arena
The famed singer will make an appearance in Pittsburgh Friday night for her 24 Karat Gold Tour with special guests The Pretenders. The show starts at 7 p.m. Ticket price varies, for more information click HERE.
Saturday April 1st
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
The musician will be at Stage AE touring for his new album Zombies on Broadway, featuring the hit single “Fire Escape.” Opening acts include Atlas Genius and Night Riots. Doors open at 6:30. $26 in advance, $28 for day of, for more information click HERE.
Speak Up! Pittsburgh
PROGRESS at CMU is holding an interactive negotiation workshop for girls ages 7-13+ with their partners at Duquesne University from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Drop off your girls and watch them learn to become good leaders of tomorrow. Pay what you can, for more information on the event click HERE.
Sunday April 2nd
Color Out Cancer 5k
University of Pittsburgh student group P.A.C.T. is holding their second annual “Color Out Cancer 5K” in Schenley Park. Participants have a choice of doing a normal 5k or a color-based fun run. Registration opens at 10 a.m. and the standard 5k is at 11 with the fun run immediately following at 12 noon. $10-$30, for more information on the event click HERE.
7th Annual Cookies4Chris Luncheon & Vendor Show
The 7th annual affair that honors Chris Sapienza, a Pittsburgh native who succumbed to colon cancer and was an avid baker and cookie lover. Enjoy a traditional Pittsburgh cookie table and Chinese and silent auction items. The event has raised over $150,000 over the past few years in their fight against colon cancer. $40, for more information on the event click HERE.
Be sure to check back each week for a great list of things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend!