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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of June 28th.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

Pirates vs. Phillies. Your Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, July 1st- Sunday, July 4th.  Visit PNC Park to cheer on the home team. Thursday is free T-Shirt day!

Free Friday Walking Tours. A FREE one-hour guided walking tour, compliments of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, which offers tours May through September with a different tour each month. In July, you can explore the Penn-Liberty Cultural District. For more information visit PHLF.

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. The 33rd annual Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta begins Saturday, July 3 through Sunday, July 4. The tri-state comes alive in one fun-filled and FREE festival of air, land and water entertainment. Featuring skydiving, B.A.S.E. jumping and paragliding by the extreme Redbull Airforce Team. And, Regatta hosts the Powerboat Superleague North American Championships! July 4, see the the EQT “Flashes of Freedom” Fireworks Fantasia, renown as one of the best pyrotechnic displays in the country… plus, music for every age and appetite.  North Shore and Point State Park… it’s the summer’s largest and FREE family extravaganza! Visit the Three Rivers Regatta for more information.

The Fourth of July. Celebrate your patriotism this July 4th for our nations birthday.

Three Rivers Art Festival

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Beautiful Point State Park and the surrounding city blocks get an artistic makeover for ten days this June for the annual Three Rivers Arts Festival. Artists, musicians and vendors celebrate the art in Pittsburgh and invite you to join from June 4th-13th!

The 50th anniversary marks the long awaited return of Three Rivers Arts Festival to the newly revitalized Point State Park, where the Dollar Bank Main Stage, an expanded Artists Market footprint and the Children’s Area are located. Through the continued use of Gateway Center and the addition of the gallery-and-theater network found in the Cultural District, thousands will discover–as they journey from exhibition spaces to restaurants, theaters, live stages and gathering places–why Pittsburgh is credited as one of the strongest cultural destinations in the country. For more information visit Arts Festival.

Concert in the City

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If you’re looking for a fun night out in the city tonight, stop by The Carlton Restaurant for some fine dining and then let us take you to the Benedum Center via limo for the Jim Brickman concert. Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of Adult Contemporary music with his pop-style solo piano and the romantic popular song. Tonight’s concert is part of a tour inspired by his world travels and memorable experiences of music bridging borders and cultural divides.Tickets start at $20.50; to order, call (412) 456-6666. You won’t be disappointed!