543862_calendarFriday, July 1
What: John Adams and his John Denver Tribute Band
Where: Park House, E. Ohio Street
When: 9:30 p.m.
Love John Denver songs, like Take Me Home, Country Roads and Rocky Mountain High? Colorado-based John Adams and his John Denver tribute band perform one night in Pittsburgh, while traveling between gigs in Colorado, Ohio and West Virginia. Launch your Fourth of July weekend with this unique musical appearance.

Saturday, July 2
What: Craft Show in the Park
Where: Allegheny Commons Park between Arch and Federal streets
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There will be crafts, jewelry, food, homemade doggie treats for your pet, Shea butter, greeting cards with original photographs and much more.

Monday, July 4
What: Science Center Fireworks Blowout
Where: Carnegie Science Center, North Shore
When: 6 p.m.
Attendees will learn about the science of fireworks with live demonstrations, see an Omnimax movie and patriotic laser show, and watch the Pittsburgh fireworks from one of the best locations in the city for the price of $35 per person.