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OUT IN THE ELEMENTS FESTIVAL: Andy Warhol Museum, featuring Occidental Brothers Dance Band, Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens, Meeting of Important People. Thurs.-Fri. $8-$20. 412-237-8300.
KISS First Niagara Pavilion, Thurs., 6:30 p.m. $20.50-$125. 1-800-745-3000.
LORDS OF ACID: Diesel, Thurs., 7 p.m. $20. 1-888-718-4253.
BROOKS & DUNN/GARY ALLAN: First Niagara Pavilion, Fri., 7:30 p.m. $65.50-$16.50. 1-800-745-3000. (Sold out)
BETWEEN THE TREES: Diesel, Fri., 7 p.m. $12-$14. 1-888-718-4253.
CHUCK PROPHET: Club Cafe, Fri., 8:30 p.m. $17-$19. 1-866-468-3401.
INCENDIO: South Park Amphitheatre, Fri., 7:30 p.m. Free. 412-835-4810.
TED NUGENT: Trib Amphitheatre, Fri., 7:30 p.m. $75-$25. 1-800-745-3000.
BUILT TO SPILL: Mr. Small's, Sun. 8 p.m. $22. 1-866-468-3401.
JOHN MAYER/TRAIN: First Niagara Pavilion, Sun., 8 p.m. $30-$63.50. 1-800-745-3000.
L.A. GUNS/ FASTER PUSSYCAT, JOHN CORABI: Altar Bar, Sun., 7 p.m. $18-$20. 1-800-745-3000.
JAMIE MCLEAN BAND: Club Cafe, Sun., 8 p.m. $10. 1-866-468-3401.
YO LA TENGO: Hartwood Acres, Sun., 7:30 p.m. Free. 412-767-9200.
TODD CAREY: Club Cafe, Tues., 7 p.m. $8-$10. 1-866-468-3401.
SICK PUPPIES: Diesel, Tues., 6:30 p.m. $17. 1-888-718-4253.
CHIDDY BANG: Altar Bar, Wed., 7:30 p.m. $16-$18. 1-800-745-3000.
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
BEDFORD COUNTY FAIR Through Sat. Bedford County Fairgrounds, 814-623-9011.
CALIFORNIA-KIRKBRIDGE NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Tues. from 4 to 9 p.m., 1800 block of Brighton Place.
CHILDREN'S SERVICES RESOURCES FAIR More than 80 resource tables offering useful information for families of children and youth. Sponsored by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Allegheny Juvenile Court. Fri. July 30 from noon to 5 p.m., Circuit Center and Ballroom, International Brother of Electrical Workers Building, 5 Hot Metal Bridge St., South Side. Free. Information: 412-350-6697.
EAST HILLS COMMUNITY FUN FEST Sat. from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. East Hills Park.
FAYETTE COUNTY FAIR Thurs. though Aug. 7. Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar. 724-438-0502 or 724-628-3360.
HAZELWOOD UNITY DAY Sat. from 2 to 6 p.m. Burgwin Field.
LINCOLN PLACE NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Mon. from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot at 5800 Buttermilk Hollow Road.
SPRING HILL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT FESTIVAL Tues.from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Rockledge Street.
STRIPFEST 2010 Sat., 2 to 6 p.m., Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar, 23rd and Railroad streets. Live music, food, etc. Information: www.rightbynaturemarket.com or www.cioppinoofpittsburgh.com
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AESOP'S ADVENTURES Classic tales come to life on a unique outdoor stage! South Park Children's Theatre, Corrigan Dr. at Brownsville Rd. Through Aug. 4; Mon.-Wed. 6:30 p.m.; Tues.-Wed. 10 a.m.; $2; www.southparktheatre.com; 412-831-8552.
***A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT'S DREAM Shakespeare's masterpiece in a park setting. Poor Yorick Players, Monroeville Park, Tilbrook Road., Monroeville. Fri.-Sun. 7-9 p.m., free. 412-856-1006.
ALMOST, MAINE Saint Vincent Theatre, Performing Arts Center, St. Vincent College, Route 30, Unity. Through Aug. 15; Thurs.-Sat. 8:10 p.m.; Sun. 2:10 p.m. $15-$21; students $10; 724-537-8900.
AT HOME AT THE ZOO Edward Albee's award winning play, (adult subject matter). Ghostlight Theatre, 5061 Wm. Flynn Highway, Route 8, Hampton. ends Sat.; Through July 31; Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; $15-$10; 724-444-8844.
CHARLOTTE'S WEB A musical tale of Charlotte and her friend Wilbur the pig. Johnny Appleseed Children's Theatre at Apple Hill Playhouse, 275 Manor Road, Delmont. ends Fri., Fri. 11 a.m. $7-$8, season passes available; 724-468-5050.
CITY OF ANGELS A musical comedy set in 1940's Hollywood. Stage 62 at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie. Ends Sun.; Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.; $15-$12; 412-429-6262.
THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Young people fall in love in Italy but must overcome a family secret in Lucas & Guettel's award-winning musical. The Theatre Factory, Cavitt Ave. & Third St., Trafford; Ends Sun.; Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.; $18-$16; 412-374-9200; www.TheTheatreFactory.com.
FaustUS James E. Rohr Building at 805-807 Liberty Avenue. Wed.-Sun. 8 p.m.; $25.50. 8 p.m. 412-456-6666 or www.pgharts.org.
HAIRSPRAY Trendsetting Tracy Turnblad has big dreams and big heart. Pittsburgh CLO at the Benedum Center, Downtown. Ends Sun.; Thurs.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 2 and 8 p.m.; $26.50-$70.50; 412-456-6666.
***THE STUDENT PRINCE A very bored Prince Karl sets off to finish his studies far away from the kingdom. Pittsburgh CLO at the Benedum Center, Downtown. Tues. through Aug. 8; Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 and 7:30 p.m.; $26.50-$70.50; 412-456-6666.
THE MOUSETRAP Agatha Christie's murder mystery. South Park Theatre, Near South Park Fairgrounds, Corrigan Drive at Brownsville Road. Through Aug. 7; Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m.; $12-$6. www.southparktheatre.com; 412-831-8552.
GIGGLE, GIGGLE, QUACK Children's Musical theatre, Looking Glass Theater at Little Lake Theatre, Route 19 S. North Strabane. Ends Sat.; Fri.-Sat. 1:30 p.m.; $8-$9; 724-745-6300 or www.littlelake.org.
***TWO DUMB DOGS Children's Musical theatre, Looking Glass Theater at Little Lake Theatre, Route 19 S. North Strabane. Wed. through Aug. 21; Wed. 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 1:30 p.m.; $8-$9; 724-745-6300 or www.littlelake.org.
THE PINTER CELEBRATION Six of Harold Pinter's plays including the rarely seen "The Hot House" will be performed in this rare festival with 13 actors including David Whalen, Richard McMillan and Sam Tsoutsouvas. Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theater at the Charity Randall and Henry Heymann Theaters, Stephen Foster Memorial, Oakland. Through Aug. 22; Tues. 7 p.m.; Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 and 7 p.m.; some exceptions. Visit www.picttheatre.org for schedule; Ind. tickets. $20-$50; Program blocks, $20-$32; 412-394-3353.
***PITTSBURGH CLO LATE NIGHT CABARET The best in local and regional late night entertainment. Thurs.: Pittsburgh Improv Jam $3; Fri.: Salsa Fridays with Los Ciegos Del Barrio, $10; Sat.: The Serious Comedy Show $5; (free with Cultural trust ticket); doors open at 9:30 p.m.; 412-281-3973.
***THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Smash musical hit comedy for the family. Black & White Theatre Co., The Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square east, North Side. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m. $10-$15; 1-888-71-TICKETS.
S'WONDERFUL: THE NEW GERSHWIN MUSICAL A singing and dancing celebration of the music of George and Ira Gershwin. Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret, Penn Ave., Downtown. Through Sept. 5; Wed.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Thurs. 1 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m.; $34.50-$39.50; 412-456-6666 or 412-325-1582 (group sales).
SWINGTIME CANTEEN A musical journey. Comtra Theatre,, Route 19, Cranberry. Through Aug. 7; Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; $15; 724-773-9896.
***THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION Aaron Sorkin's drama about the race to invent television in 1929. Little Lake Theatre, Route 19 South, North Strabane. thurs. through Aug. 14; Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.;$12-$15. 724-745-6300.
***SUMMERTIME Bring Your Own Bard Reading Series, Pittsburgh Shakespeare, at the Te Cafe, 2000 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill. Thurs. 7 p.m.; $10; 412-422-8888.
***THE HOWLING MILLER Based on the novel by Finland's Arto Paasilinna adapted by Karla Boos and Peter Duschenes. Quantum Theatre, Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd., Thurs, through Aug. 22; Wed.-Sun. 8 p.m.; $30-$45; 1-888-718-4253.
***WHO? MAID? WHO? David Lassig's farce about a man having an affair. Mountain Playhouse, Route 985, Jennerstown. Through Aug. 8; Tues. through Sat. 8 p.m.; Wed. and Fri. 2 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m.; $15-$32; 814-629-9201 or www.mountainplayhouse.com.
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park: Riverview Park, Observatory, Sat.; West End/Elliott Overlook, Tues. Dusk. 412-422-6426.
BANDSLAM Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park: Brookline Memorial Park, Oakridge Street, Thurs.; Arsenal Park, 39th and Butler streets, Lawrenceville, Fri.; Grandview Park, Bailey Avenue, Mount Washington, Sat.; Flagstaff Hill, Schenley Park, Sun.; Beatty Street, East Liberty, Mon. Dusk. 412-422-6426 or www.citiparks.net.
FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL Rave Cinemas North (formerly Showcase Cinemas North). "Shorts." Tues. and Wed. 10 a.m. Free. www.ravemotionpictures.com.
FREE KIDS SUMMER FILM FEST SouthSide Works Cinemas. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid." Tues. 11 a.m. Free. www.sswcinema.com.
G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park: Flagstaff Hill, Schenley Park, Wed., dusk. 412-422-6426 or www.citiparks.net.
THE HILLS HAVE EYES Moonlit Matinee Film Festival at Oaks Theater, Oakmont. Fri. 10 p.m.; Sat. midnight. $8. 412-828-6311.
I'M ALL RIGHT, JACK Battle of Homestead Foundation movie series, Pump House, Waterfront Drive, Munhall. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Free. 412-831-3871 or http://battleofhomesteadfoundation.org.
OKLAHOMA! Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Summer Vacation series. Regent Square Theater, Edgewood. Sun. 8 p.m. 412-682-4111.
THE PRINCESS BRIDE Strand Theater, 119 N. Main, Zelienople. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $4-$5. 724-742-0400 or www.thestrandtheater.org.
TO SIR WITH LOVE Denis Theater's Last Saturday Cinema, outdoors on Parse Way, Mt. Lebanon. Sat. 9 p.m. Free. www.denistheatre.org.
FIBERART INTERNATIONAL An exhibition of contemporary fiberart representing 84 artists from 14 countries will be held at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and Society for Contemporary Craft, through Aug. 22. Information: www.fiberartinternational.org.
AMERICAN JEWISH MUSEUM JCC Building, Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8011. "Celebration," AAP artists 100 year celebration, through Aug. 28; Opening reception, Aug. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Daily.
ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM North Side, 412-237-8300. "Twisted Pair: Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol," through Sept. 5; Permanent collection with more than 500 works of art drawn from the Warhol's collections. Closed Mon.
AUGUST WILSON CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE Downtown, 412-258-2700. Ongoing exhibits depicting African-American life. Daily.
BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART Youngstown, Ohio, 1-330-743-1711. "Jackson Pollock: Silver and Black," through Dec. 31, 2010; Closed Mon.
CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART Oakland, 412-622-3131. "Associated Artists of Pittsburgh," group show, through Sept. 19; Forum 65 Gallery: "Jones, Koester, Nashashibi/Skaer: Reanimation," through Oct. 30; "Life A Journey Through Time," Frans Lanting's epic photographic project with 64 images from organisms to vast landscapes, through Jan. 9, 2011; Hillman Hall "Pittsburgh Adorned: Classic to Contemporary," 80 pieces from private collections, through Oct. 17; Alisa Mellon Bruce Galleries: Featuring decorative arts from around the world; "Design Competition: New Cottages at Fallingwater," through Aug. 22; Permanent collections throughout. Docent tours available. Closed Mon.
FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER Point Breeze, 412-371-0600. "Small but Sublime," Intimate 19th Century American Landscapes," 20 American artists from the Hudson River School to American impressionism are represented in the collection, through Sept. 5. Permanent collections of paintings and gilded decorative arts from the Frick private collection. Private tours available. Closed Mon.
MATTRESS FACTORY MUSEUM North Side, 412-231-3169. "Nothing is Impossible," new works by Karl Burke, Rhona Byrne, Brian Griffiths, Bea McMahon and Dennis McNulty, through Aug. 8; Permanent installation art by Greer Lankton, Yayoi Kusama, Winnifred Lutz, James Turrell and others on display. Visit www.mattress.org. Closed Mon.
SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Altoona, 1-814-946-4464. "Washed in the Blood: The Paintings of Ben Jones," through Aug. 21; "Forbidden: Forever Cuba," through Aug. 14; Closed Mon.
SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Johnstown, 814-269-7234. "An American Landscape: Interpretations of the Artist," through Sept. 10; Closed Sat.-Sun.
SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Ligonier. "Brian Ferrell and Lauren Adams: The Aesthetics of Nature," through Oct. 30; Closed Mon.
SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM OF ART Loretto, 1-814-472-3920. "An American Landscape: Interpretations of the Artist," through Sept. 10. Closed Mon.
***TOONSEUM Bruno Building, Downtown, 412-232-0674. Sat.: Reception, 7-9:30 p.m.; "Cartoon Canines," through Sept. 19, original works by Charles M. Schulz (Snoopy); Disney production sketches and more, through Sept. 19; Permanent collection and exhibits on the history of cartooning. Closed Mon.-Tues.
WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART Greensburg, 724-837-1500. "Cutting Our Own Paths: Contemporary Works on Paper," An exhibition of work by The Guild of American Papercutters, through Sept. 4; "Born of Fire: The Valley of Work," contemporary work that represents the Steel Era, ongoing; Permanent collection of American art. Closed Mon.-Tues.
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CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY 724-938-5244. "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente," through Aug. 24. Closed Sun.
ELAN FINE ART GALLERY Sewickley, 412-324-1996. "James Shipman's Sculpture," through Aug. 27. Closed Sun.-Mon.
EVERYONE AN ARTIST Lawrenceville, 412-681-2404. Permanent works by artists with disabilities. Closed Sat.-Sun.
FE GALLERY Lawrenceville, 860-6028. Scott Turri: "Cocoons and Mobile Homes," through Aug. 14. Closed Sun.-Wed.
FEIN ART GALLERY North Side, 412-321-6816. Fri.: "Paintings and Photographs" by Tazim Jaffer, curated by Kathleen Zimbicki, through Aug. 13. Closed Mon-Wed.
FILMMAKERS GALLERIES Oakland. "Interstitial," a group photography show by local artist collective Ag Works, through Aug. 1; Daily.
GALLERY 30 Sewickley, 412-741-4405. "Doug Brown, Winter Paintings," through Aug. 31; Closed Sun.-Mon.
GALLERY ON BAUM Oakland, 412-621-2286. "The Political Art of Dr. Seuss," WWII cartoons by Theodor Geisel, through Sept. 4. Closed Sun.-Mon.
***GALLERIE CHIZ Shadyside, 412-441-6005. Fri.: "AAP Centennial Exhibit," through Aug. 28, opening reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Closed Sun.-Mon.
GALLERY SIM South Side. "In and Out of the Studio," pastels and oils by Daniel Wise, ends Sun.; Closed Mon.-Wed.
LATROBE ART CENTER Latrobe, 724-537-7011. "As I See It," works by William Perry, through Aug. 28. Closed Sun.
MANCHESTER CRAFTSMEN'S GUILD North Side, 412-322-1773. "Photonomics," works by Jo-Anne Bates, Alexis Dillon, John Dorinsky, John A. Fobes, Denise Suska Green, Howard Grill, Aaronel deRoy Gruber, Jeanine Hall, Vanessa Kettering, Dan Mohan, Jay M. Ressler, Wesley Smith, Richard Stoner and William Wade, through Sept. 3; Closed Sat.-Sun.
MERRICK ART GALLERY New Brighton, 724-846-1130. Permanent historical collections. Closed Sun.-Mon.
MICHAEL BERGER GALLERY South Side, 412-441-4282. "Selections from the Foundation Collection," through Aug, 14. Open Wed. and Sat.
MENDELSON GALLERY Shadyside, 412-361-8664. "2010 AAP Salon Des Refusee," through July 31. Closed Sun.-Tues.
PANZA GALLERY Millvale, 412-821-0959. "David Grim: The Book of Life," ends Sat.; Closed Sun.-Tues.
PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR THE ARTS Shadyside, 412-361-0873. "Interplay," A collaborative show with works by AAP and PF/PCA, through Aug. 22; "Fiberart 2010," an exhibition of contemporary fiberart representing 84 artists from 14 countries, will be held through Aug. 22. www.pittsburgharts.org.
PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER Friendship, 412-365-2145. "Hot Stuff," An exhibition of glass art by John Miller, through Sept. 26. Closed Sun.
SAINT VINCENT GALLERY Latrobe, 724-805-2010. "Art Reflecting Nature: Wildlife in the Northeastern United States," coverlets and quilts, through Sept. 5. Closed Mon.-Tues.
SILVER EYE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY South Side, 412-431-1810. "Three Strange Adventures; The Art of Maggie Taylor," through Aug. 21; Permanent collections. Closed Sun.-Mon.
SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT Strip District, 412-261-7003. "Fiberart 2010," a exhibition of contemporary fiberart representing 84 artists from 14 countries will be held at the through Aug. 22. www.fiberartinternational.org.
709 PENN GALLERY Downtown, 412-456-6666. "Tar Baby Jane and Doo-Wop: Everything Useful for Your Modern Household," through Aug. 29; Daily.
WORLD WEST GALLERY Washington, 724-225-4663. "Honoring Charles C. Pitcher, 1927-2009" Works by Forquer, Pitcher, Basatoni, Marsula and more, through Sept. 13. Closed Sun.
WOOD STREET GALLERIES Downtown, 412-456-6666."Outer Body/Inner Experiences," multi-media artwork by Jim Campbell, Luc Courchesne, Airan Kand and more, through Sept. 23; Closed Mon.-Tues.
BACH, BEETHOVEN AND BRUNCH Edgewood Symphony Orchestra. Sun., 10:30 a.m. to noon, Mellon Park, Fifth and Shady avenues, Squirrel Hill/Point Breeze
METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER ENCORE SERIES IN HD Bizet's "Carmen." Thurs. at noon at Cinemark at Settlers Ridge, 2100 Settlers Ridge Center Drive, Robinson; and at 1 p.m. at Cinemark at Pittsburgh Mills, 425 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 and seniors and $15 for children.
PITTSBURGH NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE Program includes music by Radiohead and a world premiere of a newly commissioned work by composer Ned McGowan . Fri and Sat. , 8 p.m., City Theater, 57 South 13th St., South Side. General admission tickets are $20; seniors and students pay what they can; first timers admitted free. For more information, 412-431-CITY (2489)
ST. PAUL CATHEDRAL SUMMER SERIES OF ORGAN CONCERTS Nicole Cochran from Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, a 2010 graduate of the Julliard School. Sun., 4 p.m., St. Paul Cathedral, Fifth Avenue and Craig Street., Oakland. Free, donations accepted. For more information, 412-621-6082, email@example.com
BELLYFEST Two-day bellydance and music tribute to Woodstock. Mini-workshops, open-stage, vendors, performance, Fri. 5 to 10 p.m., Grandview Park, 499 Bailey Ave., Mount Washington. "Peace, Love & Tribal Fusion" workshop with Umata. Sat. 1 to 6 p.m., Zafira Dance Company Studios, South Side. Tickets, $10. www.karimerlina.com/bellystock.
HARTWOOD ACRES Hampton, 412-767-9200. Sun.: Yo La Tengo, 7:30 p.m.
MEGAN INTERMISSION SUITE & COURTYARD Palace Theatre, Greensburg, 724-836-1123. Thurs.: Bad Boy Blues Band, 6 p.m.
RESERVOIR OF JAZZ Highland Park, 412-255-8975. Sun.: Tribute to Gene Ludwig, 5 p.m.
SOUTHSIDE WORKS South Side, 412-481-1750. Sat.: The Sparrows, 6 p.m.
SUMMERSOUNDS Robertshaw Amphitheater, St. Clair Park, Greensburg, 724-838-4323. Fri.: Laurie Morvan, 7 p.m.
IN THE CLUBS
ALTAR BAR Strip, 412-263-2877. Thurs.: Coldplayers (Coldplay tribute band), Killer (The Killers tribute band), 8 p.m., $8 in advance, $10 at the door; Fri.: Berlin Way, Long Time Darlings w/Casino Bulldogs, Erik William Bothwell, Ready Room, 10 p.m., $10 in advance, $12 at the door; Sat.: A Vision With, The Fisticuffs, 10 p.m.; $8 in advance, $10 at the door.
AROUND THE CORNER BAR & GRILL Millvale, 412-821-0747. Fri.: The Dave Iglar Band, 9:30 p.m.
BILLY'S ROADHOUSE McCandless, 724-934-1177. Tues.: Hewlett/Anderson, 5 p.m.
BRILLOBOX Lawrenceville, 412-621-4900. Fri: Bear Cub, The Chad Sipes Stereo, Triggers, 9:30 p.m., $5; Sat.: Nik Westman and the Central Plains, Roger Bryan and the Orphans, Ghost Shirt, 9:30 p.m., $5.
CEDAR GROVE Avella, 724-587-0809. Sat.: Daniels & McClain, 9 p.m.
DIESEL CLUB LOUNGE South Side, 412-431-8800. Fri.: Gold Motel, 7 p.m., $12 in advance, $14 at the door.
DOWNEY'S HOUSE Robinson, Allegheny County, 412-489-5631. Sat.: Jack Rabbit Slim, 9:30 p.m.
FRANKIE I'S Washington, Pa., 724-743-3636. Fri.: Tres Lads; Sat.: Ruff Creek, 10 p.m.
FRESCOS McCandless, 724-935-7550. Fri.: The Edgell Brothers, 8:30 p.m.
GARFIELD ARTWORKS 412-361-2262. Tues.: Unter Null & The Twilight Garden, 8 p.m.
HARVEY WILNER'S TAVERN West Mifflin, 412-466-1331. Sat.: King Friday, 9:30 p.m.
HOULIHAN'S Robinson, Allegheny County, 412-787-7050. Fri.: The RPG's, 9 p.m.
JOEY D'S BAR & GRILLE Harmar, 412-828-0999. Sat.: King's Ransom, 9:30 p.m.
JUMPER'S JUNCTION North Franklin, Washington County, 724-206-0080. Sat.: Two Thumbs Up, 8 p.m.
MR. SMALL'S FUNHOUSE Millvale, 1-866-468-3401. Sun.: Built To Spill w/ Fauxbois, 8 p.m.
MOLLY BRANNIGAN'S Mt. Lebanon, 412-341-7827. Sat.: Brad Wagner & the Bar Flys, 10 p.m.
PACER'S LOUNGE The Meadows, Chartiers, 724-503-1200. Fri.: 8 p.m.; Sat.: 8 p.m.
SEWICKLEY HOTEL 412-741-9457. Wed.: Hewlett/Anderson, 8 p.m.
31ST STREET PUB Strip, 412-391-8334. Fri.: Porno Tongue, Solar Burn, Chai Buba, 10:30 p.m.; Sat.: The Kobanes, Down Another Day, Red Rockets, 10:30 p.m.
THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Sat.: Jones for Revival/Backstabbing Good People, 10 p.m.; Sun.: The Rocketz w/The Hot Rod Hillbilles, 9 p.m.; Tues.: Adam Ezra Band, 9 p.m.; Wed.: A Lull, 8 p.m.
WOOLEY BULLY'S New Brighton, 724-494-1578. Thurs.: Dave Granati, 10 p.m.
WRIGHT'S SEAFOOD INN Heidelberg, 412-279-7900. Fri.: Asbury Daze, 8 p.m.; Sat.: Jimbo and the Soupbones, 9 p.m.
INN TERMISSION LOUNGE South Side, 412-381-3497. Sat.: Chizmo Charles and the Rhythm Aces 4 p.m.
JAY'S SPORTS BAR Cecil, 724-746-2250. Sat.: Sonic Blues Band, 4 p.m.
LINDEN GROVE Castle Shannon, 412-882-8687. Fri: Souled Out, 9:30 p.m.
MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Sat.: Mahajibee, 9 p.m.
PAPARAZZI'S South Side, 412-488-0800. Wed.: Muddy Kreek Blues Band jam session, 9:30 p.m.
SKYVUE LOUNGE West Mifflin, 412-469-1119. Wed.: The Jaminators dance/jam, 9 p.m.
SAWDUST SALOON Penn Hills, 412-241-9101. Thurs.: Strange Brew, 8 p.m.
THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Fri.: Lubriphonic, 9:30 p.m.
VALLEY HOTEL Jefferson Hills, 412-233-9800. Sat.: Ms. Freddye & Blue Faze, 9:30 p.m.
ALAN AND RUBEN'S BAR AND GRILLE Washington, Pa., 724-223-1038. Wed.: The Dan Baker Group, 5 p.m.
ANGELO'S RESTAURANT Washington, Pa,, 724-222-7120. Fri.: The Dan Baker Group, 9 p.m.
C.J.'S Strip, 412-642-2377. Thurs.: Roger Humphries jam session 8 p.m.; Sat.: The Kevin Howard Band, 9 p.m.
DiSALVO'S STATION Latrobe, 724-539-0500. Fri.: The TBJ Project, 9 p.m.
FRESCOS McCandless, 724-935-7550. Sat.: Salsamba, 7:30 p.m.
LITTLE ATHENS Sewickley, 412-741-1230. Sat.: The Vince Anthony Duo, 9 p.m.
LITTLE E'S JAZZ CLUB Downtown, 412-392-2217. Thurs.: Jessica Lee 5:30 p.m.; Fri.: The Alton Merrill Trio, 8:30 p.m.; Sat.: The Brett Williams Trio, 8:30 p.m.; Tues.: Sean Jones 9 p.m.; Wed.: The Reni Monteverde Trio, 9 p.m.
LOCKHOUSE 6 Vanport, 724-773-8091. Wed.: Vince Anthony, 7 p.m.
NIKO'S COFFEE HOUSE Robinson, Allegheny County, 412-329-6939. Thurs.: Clem Rolin/Kevin Clark and Friends, 7:30 p.m.
RIVERS CASINO North Shore, 412-231-7777. Sun.: The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents the 'Burgh Big Band, 6 p.m.
ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH McCandless, 412-366-1983. Sat.: North Suburban Big Band, 7:30 p.m., $10.
SCHENLEY PLAZA CAFE Oakland, 412-343-9555. Sun.: Frank Cunimondo & Pat Skala, noon.
THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Mon.: The Ernest Dawkins New Horizons Trio, 8 p.m.
VFW South Side, 412-904-2842. Mon.: Puttin' On the Ritz Big Band, 7:30 p.m.
WOODSIDE GRILLE Franklin Park, 724-934-3000. Fri.: Vince Anthony Duo, 8 p.m.
CLARK'S RESTAURANT Moon, 412-269-2400. Sat.: Johnny Vann, Jack Pettit, Bernie Sendro, 8:30 p.m.
D'IMPERIO'S Wilkins, 412-823-4800. Fri.: NightStar, 8 p.m.; Sat.: The LaVelles, 8 p.m.; Tues.: David Cremonese, 7 p.m.; Wed.: Thom Book, 7 p.m.
LOUNGE AT LEMONT Mount Washington, 412-431-3100. Fri.: Dr. Zoot, 8 p.m.; Sat.: Phil & Roxy, 8 p.m.
GYPSY CAFE South Side, 412-381-4977. Thurs.: Gypsy Strings 8 p.m.
JACKSONS RESTAURANT Moon, 412-329-1405. Fri.: Jamaican Me Jacksons (steel drum), 5 p.m.
JEFFRIES LANDING Bridgewater, 724-728-7878. Sat.: The Sidewinder Band, 9:30 p.m.
ZANDER'Z SPORTS BAR Plum, 724-387-2444. Sat.: Michael Christopher, 9 p.m.
REGINA ELENA SOCIAL CLUB Sharpsburg, 412-781-0229. Sat.: NightStar, 9 p.m.
AVA LOUNGE East Liberty, 412-363-8277. Mon.: Open stage with the Interval Trio, 9:30 p.m.
BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE TAVERN South Side, 412-381-BREW. Thurs.: 10 p.m.
BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE TAVERN 4412 Liberty Ave., 412-682-8611. Tues.: Calliope Songwriter Open Stage, 9 p.m.
BRADFORD LOUNGE Washington, Pa., 724-225-3200. Thurs.: Acoustic open mic hosted by Tom Terling, 9 p.m.
CLUB CAFE South Side, 412-431-4950. Mon.: AcoustiCafe Open Stage, 7 p.m.
D'VINE BAR & LOUNGE Pine, 724-933-5533. Wed.: Open Stage, 7:30 p.m.
GENO'S Lawrenceville, 412-781-3432. Wed.: Acoustic Open Stage, 8 p.m.
HILLTOPPERS PUB Troy Hill, 412-322-3676. Sat.: Open stage hosted by Yinzide Out, 9 p.m.
HOT ROD LOUNGE Murrysville, 724-327-1660. Thurs.: Mark Cyler 9:30 p.m.
HOULIHAN'S Robinson, Allegheny County, 412-787-7050. Wed.: Open stage featuring Michael Christopher, 8 p.m.
HQ 132 South Huntingdon, 724-722-4450. Tues.: Randall and Gil, 8:30 p.m.
MOONDOG'S Blawnox, 412-828-2040. Wed.: Open Stage w/J.J. Burner, 9 p.m.
PD'S PUB Squirrel Hill, 412-422-5027. Tues.: Dan Eaby Project, 9 p.m.
SHADOW LOUNGE East Liberty, 412-363-8277. Wed.: Open stage with Dawn Canon, 9 p.m.
SHAFTON FIRE HALL North Huntingdon, 724-863-7918. Thurs.: Gil's Blues Power, 8 p.m.
THUNDERBIRD CAFE Lawrenceville, 412-682-0177. Wed.: Poogie Bell, 9:30 p.m.
VENUE AT HARMONY RIDGE Ambridge, 724-266-2010. Wed.: Acoustic Affair Songwriter Spotlight & Open Stage, 8 p.m.
WRIGHT'S SEAFOOD INN Heidelberg, 412-279-7900. Tues.: 7:30 p.m.
DOWNEY'S HOUSE Robinson, Allegheny County, 412-489-5631. Thurs.: Juan Vasquez & Erika, 9:30 p.m.; Fri.: Juan Vasquez, 7 p.m.
ELKS LODGE North Side, 412-321-1834. Wed.: Pittsburgh Banjo Club, 8 p.m.
ISTANBUL GRILLE Lawrenceville, 412-683-1623. Thurs.: Tone/Overtone, 7 p.m.
MULLANEY'S HARP & FIDDLE Strip, 412-642-6622. Thurs.: 8 p.m.; Fri.: Tim & John, 5:30 p.m.; Sat.: 9 p.m.
PADDY'S POUR HOUSE Carnegie, 412-279-0770. Fri.: 9 p.m.; Sat.: 9 p.m.; Mon.: Acoustic Jam 7 p.m.; Wed.: Potters Reel 7 p.m.
STEEL CITY SALOON Coraopolis, 724-218-1438. Thurs.: Corey White 7 p.m.
MORE Oakland, 412-621-2700. Fri., Sat.: Judy Marlowe, 8:30 p.m.
FUNNY BONE Radisson, Green Tree, 412-920-4242. Chris Coccia, Fri.- Sat. 8 & 10:15 p.m.
PITTSBURGH PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER Downtown, 412-621-4445. Fri.: Mon-Stars of Comedy vs. Cancer, 8:10p.m.
BALLROOM American Legion, White Oak, 412-672-7994. Mon.: Mikey Dee Band, 8 p.m.
BALLROOM Elks, Buttermilk Hollow Road, 412-461-3322. Fri.: Mikey Dee Band, 8:30 p.m.
BALLROOM Monaca VFW, 724-774-3449. Fri.: 7:30 p.m.
BALLROOM SNPJ Crystal Ballroom, Sewickley Township, 724-832-2687. Sat.: lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8:30 p.m.
BIG BAND Coraopolis VFW, 412-771-5247. Sun. 8 p.m.
CAROLINA SHAG Irwin Moose, 412-561-7777. Sat.: lesson, 8 p.m., dance, 9 p.m.
CONTRA Swisshelm Park Community Center, 412-654-7529. Fri.: lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.
COUNTRY Brothers Grimm, Robinson, Allegheny County 412-788-0890. Thurs.: lesson, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.
COUNTRY RPM's, Bridgeville, 412-221-7808. Wed.: 8:30 p.m.
COUNTRY LINE Palisades, McKeesport, 412-672-2001. Fri. 8:30 p.m.
DANCE, Brothers Grimm, Coraopolis, 412-788-0890. Sat.: 9:30 p.m.
DANCE, Connolly Club, Sheraden, 412-777-9700. Sat. 9 p.m.
ENGLISH COUNTRY Friends Meeting House, Oakland, 412-683-2669. Sat.: lesson, 7:15 p.m.; dance, 7:30 p.m.
IRISH SET & CEILI Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle, Strip, 412-642-6622. Tues.: lesson, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.
LINDY HOP SWING Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Shadyside, 412-421-1767. Fri.: lesson, 8 p.m.; dance, 9 p.m.
LINE Dance, Palisades, McKeesport, 412-672-2001. Fri.: 7 p.m. lesson; 8 p.m. dance
OLDIES Brentwood VFW, 412-881-9934. Sat. 8:30 p.m.
OLDIES Palisades, McKeesport, 412-672-2001. Sun. 4 p.m.
SALSA Dance, Cafe, Ross, 412-401-6499. Fri.: 10:15 p.m.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY Grace Episcopal Church, Mount Washington, 412-260-2531. Sat.: lesson, 7 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.
SQUARE Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Monroeville, 412-372-6285. Sat.: 8 p.m.
SWING Wightman Dancehall, Squirrel Hill, 412-341-0292. Sat.: lesson, 8 p.m.; dance, 9 p.m.
WEST COAST SWING Absolute Ballroom, Larimer, 412-526-0399. Tues.: lesson, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8:30 p.m.
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BEECHWOOD FARMS NATURE RESERVE Fox Chapel, 412-963-6100. Five miles of trails, open daily.
CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131. Exhibits: "Lord of the Crane Flies," photographs, illustrations, specimens and videos on crane flies by CHMH associate curator of invertebrate biology Chen Young (through Oct. 1); "Pittsburgh Adorned: Classic to Contemporary," 60 pieces of jewelry from museum and personal collections (through Oct. 17) ; and "Journey Through Time," nature photographer Frans Lanting traces the earth's development and celebrates biodiversity (throughJan. 9). Permanent exhibits: Population Impact, Dinosaurs in Their Time; Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems; Hall of North American Wildlife; Benedum Hall of Geology; Hall of African Wildlife; Polar World; Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians; Botany Hall. Earth Theater: "Dinosaur Prophecy," "Night of the Titanic," "Amazon Voyage," "Ovirap Tour." Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. $15 adults, $11 children 3-18, $12 seniors. Admission includes same-day access Carnegie Museum of Art.
CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER One Allegheny Ave., North Shore, 412-237-3400. Michael Jackson laser show Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m., Led Zepplin Friday and Saturday at 11 p.m. and Pink Floyd, Friday and Saturday at midnight. $8 general admission, $2 for members ($13 when paired with another laser show). Omnimax films (call or check the website for times): "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure" (through Sept.6), "Animalopolis" (through 2010) and "The Ultimate Wave Tahiti" Center hours: Sun.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Center admission: $17.95 adults, $9.95 children Omnimax films: $8 adult non-member, $6 child non-member, $7 adult member and $5 member.
***CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH Allegheny Center, 412-322-5058. "Curious George: Let's Get Curious" exhibit through Oct. 3 Meet Curious George Live, Sat., 2 to 2:30 p.m. and Wed. , 11:30 a.m. to noon. Studio Music, create an artistic masterpiece in the studio with ensembles from the Center for Young Musicians providing inspiration, Thurs., 11 to 11:30 a.m. "We Can: Golf!" learn fundamental skills of the game with The First Tee of Pittsburgh, recommended for ages 5 and older, Fri. from 1 to 3 p.m.; "Game On," traditional games of childhood -- sack racing, hopscotch, water balloon toss, Sun. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We're Holden Puppets, Sun. . 1 at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., with puppet making between shows. Solar Concert Series featuring Bill Toms and Marc Reisman, Wed. , 12:15 to 1 p.m. At the Curiosity Table, examine various items - such as sharks' teeth, fossils and turtle shells - from the educational collection of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, daily from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Museum hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $11 adults; $10 kids 2-18; under 2 free. Parking $3 for members, $5 nonmembers.
FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER Point Breeze, 412-371-0600. Tours of Clayton, the 23-room turn-of-the-20th-century Frick mansion. Antique Car Museum and Grounds. $12 adults; $10 s/s military. Closed Mon.
***GATEWAY CLIPPER FLEET Station Square, 412-355-7980. Captain's Dinner Dance Cruise (Saturdays through December), Moonlight Dinner Cruise: Friday Night Jamz (Fridays through Sept. 3), Chicken & Ribs Dinner (Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 31) , Rivers Casino Lunch Cruise (Mondays), One Hour Sightseeing Cruise, (weekdays thought September), Good Ship Lollipop Excursion Cruise (weekends through August), Sunday Ice Cream Social Cruise (through Sept. 5), Kids Show Cruises (select Wednesdays and Saturdays through August); Oldies Dinner Dance Cruisewith The Vogues, Fri.; Luncheon Cruise, "A Portrait of Patsy" with Cathi Rhodes, Fri. ; Lock and Dam Cruise, Thurs. July 29; and Family Fun Cruises: "Pirates of the Mon," Sat. and "Adventures of the Monongahela Mermaid," Wed.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE BIKE RENTAL 600 First Ave., Downtown. Bicycle rental on the Eliza Furnace Trail. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 412-600-0675, www.bikepittsburgh.com.
***HEINZ HISTORY CENTER Strip District, 412-454-6000."Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon" ends Sun.; "Pittsburgh: A tradition of Innovation," ongoing; "Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $9 seniors; $5 students with ID and children 6-18; free to members and children under 6.
IDLEWILD PARK AND SOAK ZONE Ligonier, 724-238-3666. Open through Aug. 29, and Sept 4-6.
KENNYWOOD PARK West Mifflin, 412-461-0500. Oldest wooden roller coasters, merry-go-round, kids kingdom, Lost Kennywood and more. Open through Aug. 24 and weekends through Sept. 19.
NATIONAL AVIARY West Park, North Side. 412-323-7235. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.- Sat., and noon-5 p.m., Sun. $12 adults; $11 seniors; $9.50 kids 2-12; under 2 free.
NATIONALITY ROOMS Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, 412-624-6000. Oakland. Narrated tape tours are available, without prior reservation, Mondays through Saturdays 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; and Sundays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $3 adults; $1 children 8-18.
PHIPPS CONSERVATORY AND BOTANICAL GARDENS Schenley Park, 412-622-6914. "Gargoyles in the Garden," the summer flower show runs through Sept. 12; "Up, Up and Agave," and "Butterfly Forest," several species of butterflies return to the gardens for the summer (through Sept 6). Daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. until 10 p.m. $12 adults; $11 students with ID and seniors 62 and older; $9 children 2-18, under 2 free.
***PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM Highland Park, 412-665-3639. Open daily 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; gates close 4:30 p.m. $13 adults; $12 seniors (60 and older); $11 children 2-13; children under 2 free. Note: gates close at 3 p.m. on Friday and the zoo closes at 4 p.m. this Friday
SANDCASTLE 1000 Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead, 412-462-6666. Water park and slides, attractions for kids and adults. Open through Aug. 22; and Aug. 28-29, Sept 4-6.
SCHENLEY PLAZA Next to Carnegie Library, Oakland. Lunch time music Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. (through October); yoga, Mon. at noon and Sat. at 10 a.m. Cardio Bootcamp, Sun. 11 a.m. through August). Merry-go-round, concessions.
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AIR HERITAGE MUSEUM & AIRCRAFT RESTORATION FACILITY Beaver County Airport, Beaver Falls, 724-843-2820. Historic planes displayed, restored and flown. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free, donations accepted.
BAYERNHOF MUSEUM 225 Charles Place, O'Hara, 412-782-4231. A 19,000-square-foot mansion formerly owned by Charles Brown III featuring a collection of restored roll-operated music machines and large music boxes from the Gay '90s and Roaring '20s. Guided tours for groups of two to 12 by reservation only. $10 per person.
FORT PITT BLOCK HOUSE Point State Park, Downtown. Built as a redoubt of Fort Pitt in 1764. A national historic landmark and Pittsburgh's oldest building. Open to the public. Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
BUSHY RUN BATTLEFIELD Jeannette, 724-527-5584. Historical site of August 1763 battle between the British and American Indians that paved the way for settlements in Pennsylvania. Interpretive exhibits, visitor center, guided tours. Park open year-round Wed.-Sun. $4-$5.
CALVARY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Allegheny Ave., North Side, 412-323-1070. Group tours of the 107-year-old church and its priceless three 30-foot-high Tiffany windows; tours by appointment. Free.
DEPRECIATION LANDS MUSEUM 4743 S. Pioneer Road, Hampton, 412-486-0563 or DepreciationLandsMuseum.org. "Exhibits on pioneer living in Western Pennsylvania. Tues., Thurs., Sat. noon-3 p.m.; Sun. 1-4 p.m. $2 adults, $1 children; special event days $5 adults, $3 children.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sixth Ave., Downtown, 412-471-3436. Tours include 13 Tiffany stained-glass windows, after 10:45 a.m. Sun. service. Group tours available.
FAYETTE CENTRAL RAILROAD SCENIC TRAIN RIDES Through the coal and coke region of the Laurel Highlands foothills. Sat.: depart Uniontown for Dunbar 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; departs Dunbar 12:30 p.m. Sun: depart Uniontown for Fairchance 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Fairchance 12:30 p.m. 1-877-321-3277 or www.fayettecentralrailroad.com.
FORT PITT MUSEUM Point State Park, 412-281-9285. Museum of Colonial life in western Pennsylvania. Historical models, educational programs on the French and Indian War. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students and children 4-17, and free 3 and under
FORT LIGONIER Ligonier, 724-238-9701. A full-scale, on-site reconstruction of the 1758-17 66 original. $8 adults, $5 children ages 6-14. Open April 15 - November 15 Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sun. noon-4:30 p.m.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S FALLINGWATER Route 381 South, Mill Run, 724-329-8501. "Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Celebrating 100 Years I," juried exhibition of works created by AAP members in a variety of media inspired by Fallingwater architecture and environment, through Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fallingwater Visitors Gallery, $8 admission includes Fallingwater grounds pass. Guided tours of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Edgar Kaufmann house on Bear Run. Thurs.-Tues. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lectures Thursdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. at The Barn (through November). Cafe museum shop and 20 miles of hiking trails available. Closed Wed. Tours: $18 adults, $12 ages 6-12, $8 grounds-only pass, $65 in-depth tour, $110 sunset tour, $115 brunch tour. Reservations essential. Call visitor services for additional information. www.fallingwater.org.
HARMONY MUSEUM Near Harmony, Butler County, 1-888-821-4822. Exhibits on American Indians, Washington's 1753 mission, German Separatists and more. Tours 1-4 p.m. daily, except Mon. Guided tours: $5 adults; $2 children. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students, free under 6.
HARTWOOD ACRES Allegheny County Park, 412-767-9200. 22-room Tudor mansion, former home of John and Mary Lawrence, features teas, daily mansion tours and other events. Grounds include hiking and walking trails, dog park, open dusk to dawn.
HISTORIC HANNA'S TOWN 809 Forbes Trail, Greensburg, 724-532-1935. Reconstructed Robert Hanna Tavern/Courthouse and Jail, late 18th-century log houses, a reconstructed Revolutionary-era fort, blockhouse and more. Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun. from 1 to 4 p.m. Guided tours, $4 adults and $3 for children and seniors.
JIMMY STEWART MUSEUM 724-349-6112. Family portraits, film awards, costumes and film clips. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m.
KERR MEMORIAL MUSEUM Oakmont, 412-826-9295. Guided tours of the restored Victorian home. Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $8 adults; $7 seniors; $6 students.
LEMOYNE HOUSE Washington, 724-225-6740. First National Historic Landmark of the Underground Railroad. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. by appointment.
LOWRIE SHAW HOUSE Butler, 724-283-8116. Circa 1828 home restored by Butler County Historical Society. Tours Sun. 1-3 p.m.
MARIDON MUSEUM Butler, 724-282-0123. "A Collector's Passion," exhibit of Chinese and Japanese art and artifacts covering the Neolithic era to modern times. Also large collection of Meissen porcelain. Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $4 adults; $3 students, seniors.
MEADOWCROFT ROCKSHELTER AND HISTORIC VILLAGE Site of North America's oldest site of human habitation as well as recreations of a 17th century Native American settlement and life in a 19th rural community. Wed.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m., and Sun. from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission, $10 for adults, senior citizens, $9; children, ages 6-16, $5; children under 6 and Heinz History Center members, free. For group rates or for more information, 724-587-3412.
MERCER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 119 South Pitt St., Mercer, 724-662-3490. Sat. 10 to 3 p.m.
***OLD ECONOMY VILLAGE 270 16th St., Ambridge, 724-266-4500. Deadline for reservations for Aug. 7 garden party sponsored by the Friends of Old Economy Village is Tuesday, 724-266-4500, ext. 101 or firstname.lastname@example.org .A landmark that preserves the history and culture of the successful 19th-century religious communal society. Guided tours, Fri-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and self-guided tours, Tues-Sun., 10 a.m.-5p.m. $9, ages 12-64; $6, youth; $8, seniors; free 3 and younger.
OLD ST. LUKE'S CHURCH Scott, 412-851-9212Open house each Sun. 1:30-4 p.m. through August. Displays 1823 pipe organ and features graves of French and Indian War and Revolutionary War. Free.
OLIVER MILLER HOMESTEAD South Park, Stone Manse Drive, off the circle, 412-835-1554. www.olivermiller.org. Whiskey Rebellion landmark. Docents in period dress provide information and help with self-guided tours, demonstrate pioneer crafts. Site includes original Stone House, Spring House and a reconstructed log house, forge and demonstration shed, barn and gardens. Sun. 1:30-4:30 p.m. $1, $2 on special event days.
PENNSYLVANIA TROLLEY MUSEUM Washington, Pa., 724-228-9256, www.pa-grolley.org. . Display building with 30 trolleys from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and Brazil. Weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; weekends 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $9 adults, $8 seniors (62+) and $5 for children 3-15, free under age 3. Family rate $30. Information, call 724-228-9256 or visit the website at www.pa-grolley.org.
PHOTO ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ART North Side, 412-231-7881. "The History of Photography, 1839-1939" and "Women in Photography, 1840-1940," ongoing. Closed Sun. and Tues. Admission.
PROVIDENCE PLANTATION FOUNDATION LIVING HISTORY CENTER 300 Textor Hill Road, Evans City, 724-538-8818, frontier-history.org. Re-enactments of frontier life in Western Pa. during the 18th century. $10 adults; $5 under age 12. Appointment only.
RACHEL CARSON HOMESTEAD 613 Marion Ave., Springdale, 724-274-5459. Birthplace and first home of ecologist Rachel Carson. Homestead grounds and gardens open year-round. Tours of the house year-round by appointment. $5 adults; $3 seniors, children 5 and older; under 5 free.
RIVERS OF STEEL Homestead, 412-464-4020 or riversofsteel.com. Preserves, interprets and manages the historic, cultural and natural resources related to Big Steel and its industries. Bost Building exhibits: "Common Canvas: Pennsylvania's New Deal Post Office Murals" through Aug. 12 Restored rooms from 1892, when Bost Building was the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers headquarters during the Homestead Lockout and Strike. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission for members; others: $3 adults, children $1.
ST. NICHOLAS CROATIAN CHURCH 24 Maryland Ave., Millvale. Murals painted by Maxo Vanka. Guided tours: Tues., Thurs., Sat., Sun. from 1 to 4 p.m. and by appointment. 412-681-0905 or 724-845-2907. Information, www.vankamurals.org
SEWICKLEY HEIGHTS HISTORY CENTER 1901 Glen Mitchell Road, Sewickley 412-741-4487, sewickleyheightshistory.org. Showcases the country homes and equestrian lifestyle of Pittsburgh's early industrialists with photos, film, antique cars and carriages. Weekdays 3-5 p.m.; Sat. noon-2 p.m. Tours by appointment. Free admission.
SOLDIERS & SAILORS MEMORIAL HALL AND MUSEUM Oakland, 412-621-4253. Exhibit: "Slave to Soldier," addressing slavery, abolition, the underground railroad, United States Color Troops and black veterans, whose GAR Post 209 gathered at Soldiers & Sailors Hall for meetings. Largest memorial building in the United States dedicated solely to America's fighting personnel, representing all branches of service. Historical displays, uniforms, documents, docent tours available. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 adults, $3 veterans, seniors; children under 10, free.
WESTINGHOUSE CASTLE 325 Commerce St., Wilmerding, 412-825-3000, www.wilmerdingrenewed.org. George Westinghouse headquarters that housed the general offices of the Westinghouse Airbrake Company. Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., for tours of the building, art gallery, museum and 0-gauge train display. $5 adults, $8 family, $3 seniors, kids, students.
WEST OVERTON MUSEUMS Scottdale, 724-887-7910. Pre-Civil War rural industrial village including the Overholt homestead, distillery museum and birthplace of Henry Clay Frick. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. $7 adults, $4 seniors 65 and older and children 6-11, under 6 free.
WOODVILLE PLANTATION Bridgeville, 412-221-0348, www.woodvilleplantation.org. 18th-century home of Gen. John Presley Nev
ille. Historical artifacts, furniture and documents show how Pittsburgh's wealthiest citizens lived from 1780-1820. Guided tours Sun. 1-4 p.m. $5, $10 per family; under 12, free
BATTLE OF HOMESTEAD FOUNDATION Charles Kernaghan delivers Bernie Kleiman lecture, discussing the global economy, contemporary sweatshops and labor conditions. Sat., 1:30 p.m., Pump House, Waterfront Drive, Munhall. Free. For more information, 412-831-3871 or www.battleofhomesteadfoundation.org.
LIGONIER BAND CONCERT East Winds Symphonic Band, Sun. at 7 p.m. at the Ligonier Diamond (in case of rain, Town Hall auditorium). Also antique automovile display (weather permitting). Free.
MELLON SQUARE CONCERT SERIES Thurs. from 11 a.m. to noon. at the park. The Rooftop Trio will perform at noon.
RESERVOIR OF JAZZ A tribute to the late Gene Ludwig. Jay Willis on tenor sax, Mark Strickland of guitar, Tom Wendt on drums and Tim Jenkins on pianon. Sun. from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Highland Park Resevoir.
STARS AT RIVERVIEW JAZZ SERIES Tania and Jeff Grubbs. Sat. from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Riverview Park, North Side.
THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE PLAYERS For "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward, at the theatre, Mt. Pleasant Twp. Community Center, 20 Wabash Ave., Hickory. Aug. 1 from 1-3 p.m. and Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m.; Cold readings from the script and prepare a one minute monologue. Headshot and resume requested. Information. 724-745-5543.
First Published July 29, 2010 2:38 pm