Summer still has a lot in store for you to do this weekend in Pittsburgh.

Friday, August 16: Celebrate Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh International Airport
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
On the final day of this free festival showcasing all things Burgh, you can watch a powerhouse performance by Airborne, meet Penguins mascot Iceburgh, sample locally-made snacks and more — all while keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground.

Pittsburgh International Airport

Lovebettie performing with the Pirates Pierogies. Courtesy of the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Friday, August 16: Little Italy Days in Bloomfield
Noon-9 p.m.
Friday’s edition of the city’s largest heritage festival will showcase musical theater from Megan & Jacob, oldies rock by the Magic Moments, loads of vendors and special deals at the local business lining Liberty Ave.

Friday, August 16: Frickstock at The Frick Pittsburgh
5-9 p.m.
It’s been 50 years since Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, New York hosted the most famous rock concert ever. Relive the magic on the lush Frick lawn when Pittsburgh band theCAUSE performs music by Woodstock legends and food trucks keep you nourished (flower power garb highly encouraged!).

Carnegie Science Center

Courtesy of Carnegie Science Center.

Friday, August 16: 21+ Night: Game Night at Carnegie Science Center
6-10 p.m.
Ever wonder about the science behind poker, Pac-Man or Monopoly? Learn about the history and future of gaming as you compete in Mario Kart 8 tournaments and game show challenges, experiment with virtual reality and challenge your friends to rounds of roulette.

Friday, August 16: Front Porch Theatricals’ Fun Home at the New Hazlett Theater
8 p.m.
Don’t miss this groundbreaking, five-time Tony Award-winning musical — opening tonight for an eight-show run — chronicling the remarkable story of graphic novelist Alison Bechdel in a thought-provoking production exploring identity, memory and family.

Front Porch Theatricals

Essence Stiggers as Joan and Nuala Cleary as Medium Alison Bechdel in Fun Home. Photo by Deana Muro of Deana Muro Photography.

Saturday, August 17: Historic Hill Run, Walk and Ride in the Hill District
8 a.m.
Explore local landmarks and recent revitalization projects throughout Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District — on two feet or two wheels — during this fun 5k event that’s open to all levels.

Saturday, August 17: H2Oh! River Weekend at Carnegie Science Center
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Find out why water literally is life during an entire weekend packed with aquatic fun. Create a “flinker” that neither sinks nor floats, become a citizen scientist, observe microscopic organisms and meet live fish, reptiles and amphibians that live in our local rivers.

Saturday, August 17: Summer Family Fun: Women in the Military at Soldiers & Sailors
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Meet brave women veterans at this free family event, where you can also make cards for service members, check out fascinating museum artifacts, join a scavenger hunt — and, if you’re 16 or under — receive a personalized dog tag.

Saturday, August 17: Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh BBQ
12-4 p.m.
Co-hosted by The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation, the city’s first-ever Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh BBQ will showcase the cultural contributions of Black artists, celebrate grantees past and present, and offer live music, performances and games.

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh artists join The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation staff at a recent ABAP gathering.

Saturday, August 17: Little Italy Days in Bloomfield
12-9 p.m.
Experience “la dolce vita” with nine hours of festive fun, including performances by former “Voice” contestant Mia Zanotti, authentic Italian opera, dancing and accordion music, youth rock bands and plenty of Old World cuisine.

Saturday, August 17: Sun Fest at Community Forge
1-11 p.m.
Wilkinsburg-based Community Forge is hosting a trifecta of free events all day long, including its annual neighborhood BBQ, the Sun Fest celebration of music and art, and Official Entertainment’s Back-to-School Giveaway. Don’t miss a minute.

Saturday, August 17: Jam on Walnut in Shadyside
5:30-11 p.m.
Rock out at this 1990s-themed block party that will benefit Humane Animal Rescue and spotlight the eclectic Walnut Street business district.

Saturday, August 17: Dr. Iguanatron’s Medicine Show at Arcade Comedy Theater
8-9:30 p.m.
Have your maladies cured and your funny bones tickled when Dr. Iguanatron’s Medicine Show (aka comedy duo Greg Gillotti and Brian Gray) takes audiences on a fast-paced adventure through bits, games and musical numbers — all while delving into strange history, peddling tinctures and warding off evil.

Sunday, August 18: Little Italy Days in Bloomfield
12-6 p.m.

Pittsburgh’s largest heritage festival wraps up Sunday with performances by Pittsburgh’s premiere teen song and dance ensemble, pizza stretching demonstrations with the Caliente crew, a 50th anniversary concert by Bob Scullion & The Mystics, and much more.

Weather Permitting

Courtesy of Weather Permitting.

Sunday, August 18: Weather Permitting at Shadyside Nursery
5-9 p.m.
Weather Permitting is the perfect way to wind down your weekend. Amidst cozy Shadyside Nursery, you can enjoy live music by the Turpentiners and Truth & Rights, libations from Dogfish and A Few Bad Apples, and games with the kiddos.

Sunday, August 18: Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Various times

Sunday night is the perfect time to let Pittsburgh’s rock star chefs cook for you. See why our region’s food scene is attracting international attention as you savor multi-course meals and specials for just $20.19 at culinary hotspots all over the city.

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