Happy Easter and Passover, Pittsburgh Beautiful readers! We hope you will enjoy this weekend with friends, family and loved ones. If you have family or friends visiting town this weekend for the holiday or for Spring Break, or are just looking for what to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, these are just a few of the many things to do in this amazing city of ours.
Friday April 14th
Showing at Heinz Hall through Sunday, Fun Home tackles the feat of seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. The Broadway musical won five Tony Awards in 2015 and is based on Alison Bechdel’s memoir. 8 p.m., tickets start at $26, for more information on the show click HERE.
Victory Family Church in Cranberry is holding their annual Easter Eggstravaganza, a free family event for children 12 and under. There will be inflatables, balloon artists, fire trucks, a puppet show, princesses and laser tag. Best of all, there are 100,000 eggs to be hunted, so there will surely be some for everyone! Free, for more information click HERE.
Saturday April 15th
Saturday Silver Screen: Moana
Head to the Carnegie Library for a free screening of Moana, the latest Disney movie that was released over the holiday season. The mythical adventure is set 2,000 years ago in the South Pacific. Moana heads out with demi-god Maui for the adventure of a lifetime. The fun starts at 2:30 p.m. Free, for more information on the screening click HERE.
Full & Half Marathon Course Preview Run
Head to Market Square for the annual Pittsburgh Marathon and half marathon course preview run. The routes plan to tour 10 miles of the half marathon and 20 of the full marathon. All runners are welcome, so feel free to bring a friend! There will also be hydration stations with water, Gatorade and energy gels. Check in begins at 7:45 a.m. in Market Square and the run starts at 8:30 a.m. Free, for more information on the run click HERE.
Sunday April 16th
83rd Annual Northside Easter Sunrise Service
A community tradition for 83 years and counting, the outdoor Easter sunrise service in Riverview Park will be held just outside the Allegheny Observatory. The service will begin promptly at 6:30 a.m. with music by Risen to Save. All are welcome. If there is bad weather, the service is to be held in the Riverview Presbyterian Church. Free, for more information on the service click HERE.
Don’t miss this showcase on its last day! The Pittsburgh Glass Center will be showing rising and evolving talents in kiln-glass. It’s organized by the Portland, Oregon based Bullseye Glass Company. Free, for more information on the exhibit, click HERE.
Be sure to check back each week for what to do in Pittsburgh this weekend!
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