Top Free & Affordable Finds In The ‘Burgh

July 15, 2011 6:44 AM

It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday! The ladies of, 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 happenings this weekend!

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Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District

Between 6th and 10th Streets on Penn & Liberty Avenues in the Cultural District Downtown
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
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Enjoy this free quarterly showcase of art & entertainment in the heart of the Cultural District! You’ll find gallery exhibits, music, performances and lots of fun packed into roughly three square city blocks. Visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s website for more information!

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South Side Works Exposed

Town Square at South Side Works
In front of South Side Works Cinema and the Cheesecake Factory
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15203
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The annual “Southside Works Exposed” event features local artists from I Made It! Market, musicians and bands on two stages, food vendors, sales and fun activities. Plus it’s free to attend! Visit the South Side Works website for more information!

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Fresh Fridays at the Northside Farmers Market

At the corner of Cedar and E. North Avenue, East Allegheny/Deutschtown
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212
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Enjoy free cooking demonstrations by local chefs, family art projects presented by neighborhood cultural institutions, and the 2011 Alcoa Environmental Series, featuring a variety of environmental organizations at this weekly summer event at the Northside Farmers Market! Visit for more information!

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Culture Club

Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Avenue in Oakland
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213
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Join arts professionals for cocktails and conversation focusing on a new topic each month. The $10 admission price includes your admission and two drink tickets! Visit the Carnegie Museum’s website for more information!

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Stars at Riverview

Riverview Park in Observatory Hill, off of Perrysville Avenue
Riverview Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15214
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Catch free live jazz concerts in Riverview Park all summer long, right in front of the Allegheny Observatory! Visit the City of Pittsburgh’s website for more information!