11 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend (7/6-7/8)

VIDEO: Furries return to Anthrocon

Here are 11 things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh: 

Anthrocon Furry Parade

For the second year in a row, the Furries will be showing off to the public starting at 3 p.m. as they make their way in and out of the convention center.

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The popular boy band O-Town will be performing Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe at Station Square.

The Neighborhood Flea

The event in the Strip District is back for its fifth year and takes place the second Sunday of every month through October. There will be food trucks, vendors, workshops and more.

You better believe we're back THIS SUNDAY for the big, bad July FLEA! We are willing the sun to be there and want you to be there, too!

Posted by The Neighborhood Flea on Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Chris Jamison concert

Chris Jamison will perform at the South Park Amphitheater as part of the 2018 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series. There will also be food trucks and craft beer at the event.

2018 Summer Concert Series

The 2018 Summer Concert Series Lineup is here! 🎶 Get ready for a summer full of great performances, food trucks, and craft beer. For the full lineup and more information, visit www.alleghenycounty.us/summer

Posted by Allegheny County on Wednesday, May 2, 2018

9th annual Purple Rain Dance & Movie Party

This 21+ event at Spirit Hall in Lawrenceville will include a dance party, a cash bar with Prince-inspired cocktails, purple raspberry chocolates and Prince artwork on display. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at 9 p.m.

Italian Heritage Day

The eighth annual Italian Heritage Day is happening this Sunday at Kennywood. The day includes food, entertainment and festivities.

Dollar Bank will have free movies in several Pittsburgh parks through Aug. 31.

Friday - "Wonderstruck" at Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville.

Saturday - "Wonderstruck" at Grandview Park in Mt. Washington and "Jumanji (2017)" at Riverview Park in Observatory Hill.

Sunday - "The Star" at Schenley Park at Schenley Plaza.

Farmers' markets in and around the city

With the warmer months upon us, that means our favorite farmers' markets are back with fresh produce!

Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails at the Children's Museum

This family fun exhibit includes familiar faces such as Thomas, Percy and Gordon. Kids can learn the inner workings of an engine, take pictures with Thomas, use problem-solving skills to fit freight onto a train car and much more.

All aboard! Journey to the Island of Sodor at opening weekend of Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! Learn all about...

Posted by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh on Friday, May 18, 2018

Allegheny County pools and spray parks

Boyce Park Wave Pool, North Park Swimming Pool, Settler Cabin Park Wave Pool & Dive Pool and South Park Wave Pool are now open through the summer.

The pools at the Allegheny County Parks are opening in just a few short weeks! Be sure to get your season pool pass before the season starts. Click the link below to get yours. https://apm.activecommunities.com/alleghenyparks/Membership

Posted by Allegheny County on Friday, May 18, 2018

Steel City Beer Tours

The three-hour brewery tours are held every Saturday. There are tastings at three different breweries. Tours are $40.

Got to try some amazing beer at Grist House, Cinderlands Beer Co., & Couch Brewery. Book one of our upcoming brewery tours at steelcitybeertours.com

Posted by Steel City Beer Tours on Sunday, June 3, 2018