Friday Dec. 30th
Three Rivers Classic College Hockey Tournament
The second of two days of NCAA Division 1 Men’s Hockey featuring teams from Robert Morris University, Boston College, Quinnipiac University and Ferris State University. The fun starts at 4:30 p.m. at PPG Paints Arena and group sales are available for the whole family. $16.75-$38, for more information on the tournament click HERE.
New Work by Jonelle Summerfield
Head to the Gallery on 43rd St. to check out a gorgeous collection of oil paintings by Jonelle Summerfield revolving around the idea of home. There are paintings inspired by cities like New York, Tuscany and Paris and of course, everyone’s favorite, Pittsburgh. There’s also Summerfield’s hometown of Indiana, PA. The show runs through tomorrow. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., for more information on the art show click HERE.
Saturday Dec. 31st
Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2017
Dubbed a must-see in our holiday events guide, Highmark’s First Night Pittsburgh is 14 blocks of pure fun. Come dahntahn to ring in 2017 with outdoor performances, artists, dancing, magic and kids activities. Best of all, for those who can’t hang until midnight, there are two Zambelli fireworks displays—one at 6 p.m. and another at midnight! $10, 6 p.m.-midnight, for more information on the event click HERE.
New Year’s Eve at the Penthouse
Everyone deserves to have a fancy New Year’s Eve at least one in their lives. Make this year your year! Head to COTERIE Pittsburgh at the Frick Building Penthouse for a Great Gatsby themed night. Ladies, come dressed in your 1920s best and men, black-tie is requested. This event is a splurge, so save that holiday cash! It’s worth it though, with incredible views of the ‘burgh, tons of champagne, live action dinner stations, professional dancers, tarot cards and more. $275-$375 for two or $175 for one ticket, for more information click HERE.
Sunday Jan. 1st
South Hills YMCA First Day 5K
Start of 2017 on a good foot with this New Year’s Day race. Beginning bright and early at 9 a.m., the race will begin and end at the South Hills YMCA. All proceeds from the day will go toward the Y’s mission to provide services to the community, regardless of a member’s ability to pay. The race will also support the YMCA Camp AIM for children with special needs. $22-$27, for more information on the race click HERE.
New Year’s Day Bloody Mary Bar
If taking things easy on New Year’s is more your thing, you’ll want to go to Andy’s at the Fairmont Pittsburgh for a Bloody Mary bar. Starting at $11, you can drink house-made Bloody Mary’s with house-infused vodkas and all the garnishes you want (we’re looking at you green olives and shrimp!). Continue your celebration of 2017 with some delicious cocktails! $11, for more information click HERE.