Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Light up Night in Sewickley

Friday, November 30, 2012
From 5 until 9 pm. 

Stroll the streets of the Village while enjoying food from street vendors, free horse drawn carriage rides, and live holiday entertainment on two stages from No Bad JuJu, Dancing Queen and many local dance groups.  Local stores and restaurants will be open for shopping and dining.  The lighting of the village to start at 6:30pm and will be followed by a fireworks show.  There will also be free carriage rides and free parking.

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Holiday Brown Bag Concert at Pittsburgh Opera

Location: 2425 Liberty Avenue, in the Strip District
Date: December 8, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (Doors open at 11:30)
Cost: FREE

This one-hour concerts features our Resident Artists in the George R. White Opera Studio at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters in the Strip. Bring a friend and bring your lunch!   The concert features holiday music old and new, and there will be goodie bags and activities for the kids.

The Pittsburgh Opera garage is available only for handicapped parking and a reservation is necessary. PARKING RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4:00 PM FRIDAY, December 7. Click here to reserve a handicapped parking spot for the December 8 Brown Bag.

For more information:

Pittsburgh Opera
RE/MAX Realty Brokers

Monday, November 19, 2012

It’s not just about Turkeys.

Let someone else monitor the pop-up on your turkey and bring friends and family to Pittsburgh’s National Aviary.

Check out these discounts!

Tot Tuesdays – 1/2 Off Admission for Kids Five and Under: Children five years and younger receive half priced admission with a paying adult on Tuesdays. Enjoy a special story time and activities just for little ones. Tuesdays at 10:15 am and 12 pm. Presented in part by Today’s WISH 99.7.

Senior Days - $2 Off Admission for Seniors on Wednesdays: Seniors 60 years and older receive $2 off General Admission price on Wednesdays. Presented by BNY Mellon and WJAS 1320am.

Active duty military - Active duty military receive FREE General Admission to the National Aviary every day!

National Aviary
Allegheny Commons West
700 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

For more information:

National Aviary 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

A Nutcracker Holiday Party

Free Family-Friendly Open House!
Sunday, November 18, 2012
12-3 p.m.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Studios, 2900 Liberty Ave

Unleash the magic of the holidays with a festive, family-friendly open house at the PBT Studios. Dance The Nutcracker with PBT School instructors, view performances from the production, enjoy Nutcracker sweets and bring along your camera for a photo with characters from this beloved holiday tradition. Bring to life your own visions of Sugarplum Fairies, Nutcracker Princes, and other colorful characters with crafts courtesy of the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse. Special guest Radio Disney will kick off the event with holiday hits, prizes and games!
In the spirit of the holidays, PBT encourages attendees to bring a food item to donate to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. All who donate will be entered into a drawing for a Nutcracker gift basket featuring tickets to the production.

This event is free and open to the public.

Visit the PBT website for more information.

Friday, November 9, 2012

2012 Pittsburgh Veterans Day Parade

Location: Downtown Pittsburgh
Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 am start time

The Veterans Day parade in Downtown Pittsburgh is FREE to attend!  
The parade begins on Grant Street & Liberty Avenue, proceeds down Liberty Avenue to Stanwix Street, down Boulevard of the Allies to Commonwealth Place. 
This information is made possible by the generous support of the Urban Redevelopment Authority. Please support their programs.

For more information

Allegheny County Website






Wednesday, November 7, 2012


Event: 52nd Annual Light Up Night & First Holiday Saturday
Location: Various locations throughout Downtown Pittsburgh
Date: Friday, November 16 through Saturday, November 17, 2012
Times: 5-10pm Friday, noon-8pm Sunday
Cost: Free

Free and open to the public, this is Pittsburgh’s official kick-off of the Holiday season. For up to the minute Light Up Night – Light Up Weekend goings-on, please visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's website. Enjoy lots of live performances on multiple stages, the Bridge Party over the Allegheny River, the ceremonial lighting of six trees, an all new stage show – Celebrate Santa, and, of course, a grand fireworks finale.

This information is made possible by the generous support of the Urban Redevelopment Authority. Please support their programs.