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5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, Oct. 6-8

| Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
'Price is Right Live' is coming to Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall on Oct. 17, 2017.
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
'Price is Right Live' is coming to Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall on Oct. 17, 2017.

The calendar may say October but the weather feels more like July. Take advantage of these waning days of warmth and spend a few hours in the 'Burgh this weekend.

Behind closed doors

Ever wonder what's inside those iconic city buildings? Now's your chance to find out.

Koppers Building


What would it be like to tour the Koppers Building or the mayor's office or to walk through some of Downtown's storied hotels? Oct. 7 and 8, you can gain access to those icons — the Kopper's Building, the mayor's office, a few storied hotels — thanks to Doors Open Pittsburgh.

Over the course of two days, various architectural beauties in the Strip District, Downtown and the North Side will open their doors to visitors to give a sneak peek inside. Be sure to reserve your ticket in advance. General admission for one or both days are currently on sale here.

Hip to be square

Market Square will spring to life with a pop-up Saturday Night Market featuring hand crafted items such as art, jewelry, apparel and much, much more.

The Saturday markets are 5-10 p.m. and will run weekly through Oct. 28.

Homegrown happiness

Red Ribbon sodas from Natrona Bottling


The Senator John Heinz History Center will stir some new additions into Western Pennsylvania's melting pot of ethnic foods and flavors at its sixth annual Hometown-Homegrown Oct. 7.

Sample a bottle of Blume Honey Water or Red Ribbon's Almond Cream Soda. Local Yokels Fudge Co. will satisfy a sweet tooth. Allegheny City Farms' hot sauces will kick it up a notch. And there's sure to be tastes from all over the culinaty map. Come hungry.

The food and fun is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Classy or sassy, take your pick

Pittsburgh Symphony presents "Chopin & Rachmaninoff" at Heinz Hall. The Oct. 6 performance is at 6 p.m., with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Oct. 8.

If that's not your cup o' tea ... head over to Stage AE Oct. 6. There you'll find country star Cole Swindell. Show starts at 6 p.m.

All fun and games

Who among us hasn't dreamed of coming on down and playing Plinko?

Live that dream when "The Price is Right Live" hits Heinz Hall. It's the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to win prizes may include appliances, vacations and even a brand-new car! Get lucky starting at 8 p.m. Oct 7.

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