There are some wonderful events taking place this weekend in Pittsburgh. Starting off with light up night Friday evening, to ice skating with area mascots, to a holiday kids play activity day, you’ll want to rest up for a busy three days of fun and excitement.

Photo JC McGreehan Photography

Photo JC McGreehan Photography

Friday Nov. 18th

Comcast Light Up Night


If you’re like Kevin McCallister from Home Alone and Christmas trees are your thing, head downtown to tree lightings all day long. From the courthouse tree lighting to the One Oxford Centre tree lighting, it’s the biggest holiday party of the year! Fireworks end the night so you’ll want to stick around for those. Free, for information on Light Up Night in Pittsburgh Click HERE.



A trans South American performance art duo heads to the Warhol Museum. The event partners with the Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Arts & Society and School of Art. The artists’ performance includes nursery rhymes and spoken word as well as stand-up comedy and even some fashion thrown in. The performance goes from personal to political and covers everything in between. $12-$15, for information on this event at the Warhol Museum, click HERE.

Saturday Nov. 19th

Mascot Skate at PPG Place


This one is a great event to take the kids to. Over 30 area mascots head to ice skate at a holiday skating party at the rink at PPG Place. From 1-3 p.m. you’ll have so many options for some pretty awesome selfies. Adults are $8 and children and seniors are $7, for information on skating at PPG click HERE.

Preserve Your Wedding Dress Clinic


Did you get married this past spring or summer and are not sure how to preserve it? This clinic at the Heinz History Center will help you figure out the best way to pack and store your dress. You’ll learn things like a demonstration of techniques and materials used to preserve garments and more. $20 for History Center members and $25 for non-members, for information on this event at the Heinz History Center, click HERE.

Sunday Nov. 20th

Holiday KidsPlay


Fun for children of all ages offers free activities like comedy workshops, arcade crafts, holiday films, storytime and more. There’s a free “holly” trolley too for rides to all downtown holiday happenings. Free, for information on Holiday KidsPlay click HERE.

Chatham Baroque: The Art of the Trio

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with classical pieces from J.S. Bach to chamber music from Versailles, France at this relaxing concert at the Campbell Chapel. This annual trio concert includes a newly composed work written for Chatham Baroque that premiered in Vermont. $10-$30, for information on Chatham Baroque click HERE.



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