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Living Pittsburgh’s Free & Affordable Friday

July 1, 2011 6:30 AM

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It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday! The ladies of LivingPittsburgh.com, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas have uncovered some of the best free or very affordable ways to spend your Fourth of July weekend, including free live music, shows, kids activities and so much more!

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Fourth of July Celebration at Heinz Field

Heinz Field
100 Art Rooney Drive
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212
Deal details from LivingPittsburgh.com

Head to Heinz Field this 4th of July for free live music, family-friendly activities, and of course a great way to see the fireworks! Click here for more information from the the Steelers’ website!

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KidsPlay at Market Square

Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Deal details from LivingPittsburgh.com

Bring your preschooler or elementary-aged kids to Market Square on Fridays for free fun and educational programs this summer. There’s free treats as well! This week, it’s Reading with Rover, with a canine-focused approached to literacy brought to you by Animal Friends. Click here for more information from the Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership’s website!

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Free Pittsburgh Symphony Performances

Hartwood Acres, 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh, Pa. (412) 767-9200
South Park, Buffalo Drive, South Park, Pa. (412) 835-4810, 4809, 5710
Deal details from LivingPittsburgh.com

The world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Hartwood Acres and at South Park for FREE this 4th of July weekend. Click here for more information from Allegheny County’s website!

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Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta

Various locations around Point State Park and the North Shore
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Deal details from LivingPittsburgh.com

Celebrate the holiday weekend at the largest inland regatta event in the United States, and you can enjoy it all for FREE! From the largest sand sculpture that the ‘Burgh has ever seen, to aerial stunt performers, kids activities, fireworks, and of course boat races, there’s something for everyone. Click here for more information from the Regatta’s website!

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First Fridays at the Frick

Frick Art & Historical Center – on the Great Lawn
Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15208
(412) 371-0606
Deal details from LivingPittsburgh.com

Enjoy a very affordable live music performance on the Great Lawn in front of Clayton on the First Friday of each month through September. Food is available for purchase, but you can bring your own picnic as well! Click here for more information from the Frick Art & Historical Center’s website!

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