Events

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Community,
Family

Hike-A-Thon Presented by UPMC Health Plan

Sep 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022
Hike, bike, birdwatch, or explore from wherever you are, and support the National Aviary’s work to save birds and protect their habitats! READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh: Downtown Neighborhood Event

Oct 1, 2022 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Go behind the scenes, get unique access or just savor the opportunity to explore a large collection of buildings – theaters, government offices, artist spaces, hotels, commercial-residential and more! READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Creepy Crawly Preschool Adventures

Oct 5, 2022 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Investigate insect parts and behavior through song and dance and make bug antennae to take home! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Film & Movies

“Bruno Sammartino” Film Screening

Oct 6, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and the History Center’s Italian American Program for the Pittsburgh premiere of “Bruno Sammartino,” a documentary on the legendary Pittsburgh-raised Italian wrestler READ MORE
Family,
Free event,
Workshops & Classes

Creative Conversations - Frozen

Oct 6, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Get the inside scoop on the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh performances with Creative Conversations presented by the Trust Arts Education Department. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

3D Printing 101 Workship

Oct 7, 2022
Learn to design and print on Fab Lab’s 3D printers and explore the technology of 3D printing using a 3D printing pen. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

International African Penguin Awareness Day

Oct 8, 2022 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate African Penguins and learn about this endangered species through expert talks and fun, interactive programming! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Hip-Hop Camp: Street Art and Graffiti Workshop

Oct 8, 2022
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is proud to present its last Hip-Hop camp sessions with Hip-Hop Camp: My Name My Place Street Art and Graffiti Workshop. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Hip-Hop Camp: DJ Edition

Oct 8, 2022 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is happy to bring back Hip-Hop Camp: DJ Edition with educator, Keygen Bryant (DJ KB). READ MORE
Family,
Free event

Frozen Dance Party

Oct 8, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join the Cultural Trust for a fun dance party featuring Frozen themed games, snacks, and songs! READ MORE
Family,
Free event

Carnegie Science Center RAD Day!

Oct 9, 2022 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct. 9 is a RAD Day to visit Carnegie Science Center! General admission is FREE at the Science Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus

Oct 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
THE PEKING ACROBATS are part of a time-honored Chinese tradition, rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk art. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Basic Circuitry and Soldering 101 Workshop

Oct 14, 2022
Learn to solder a basic LED circuit at Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center. READ MORE
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 15, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocols! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Dining with Toni Tipton-Martin

Oct 15, 2022
Prepare your palette for an exclusive culinary experience featuring two-time James Beard Award-winning author Toni Tipton-Martin READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival

Heinz History Center's Hometown-Homegrown Food Fest

Oct 15, 2022 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Senator John Heinz History Center's popular Hometown-Homegrown food festival, presented in partnership with GoodTaste! Pittsburgh, returns with over 40 local food vendors and cooking demonstrations by Pittsburgh's premier culinary experts. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Ready to Rocket Family Adventures

Oct 15, 2022 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join Carnegie Science Center instructors on a special tour of exhibits, followed with hands-on activities and experiments fit for the whole family! READ MORE
Family,
Festival

Hometown-Homegrown

Oct 15, 2022 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Yinz hungry? Come enjoy a taste of the ‘Burgh at the Heinz History Center’s ninth annual Hometown-Homegrown™ food festival READ MORE
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 16, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocols! READ MORE
Family

Autumn Brunch

Oct 16, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Savor a delicious autumn harvest with dishes prepared by Chef Josef Karst Atria’s Specialty Catering. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Music

Hocus Pocus in Concert

Oct 19, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Accidentally brought back to life in Salem on Halloween night, three witches, known as the Sanderson sisters, attempt to steal the life essence from the town’s children so they can have eternal life. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

The Price is Right Live

Oct 20, 2022 | 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
If you're a fan of The Price Is Right Live™ on TV, you'll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show! READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Laser Cutting 101 Workshop

Oct 21, 2022
Learn to use the 40W laser at Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center to safely cut and etch your own designs! READ MORE
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 22, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocols! READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Creepy Crawly Preschool Adventures

Oct 22, 2022 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Investigate insect parts and behavior through song and dance and make bug antennae to take home! READ MORE
Family

Owl-O-Ween

Oct 23, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Trick or Treat! Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun with enhanced safety protocols! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Rivers Club Princess Brunch

Oct 23, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Calling all princesses & Princes, Rivers Club will be hosting a Princess & Prince Brunch. READ MORE
Family,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Storytime Spotlight Series

Oct 25, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This Storytime Spotlight will feature the book, Hey Brown Girl, by Lisa Joy Stevens. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies,
Nightlife

Silence of the Lambs Night

Oct 28, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Join us in celebrating Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum’s brush with classic cinematic horror at The Silence of the Lambs Night taking place on Friday, October 28th. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

3D Design for the Laser Workshop

Oct 28, 2022
Using 2D design software and the laser cutter, explore the mathematics behind designing and creating 3d shapes using flat sheets of material. READ MORE
Family

Harvest Brunch

Nov 20, 2022 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Savor a delicious autumn harvest with dishes prepared by Chef Josef Karst Atria’s Specialty Catering. READ MORE
Family

Harvest Brunch

Nov 20, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Savor a delicious autumn harvest with dishes prepared by Chef Josef Karst Atria’s Specialty Catering. READ MORE
Family,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan

Nov 24, 2022
Get ready to Turkey Trot LIVE this Thanksgiving day! The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan will be back to a live start line on Thursday, November 25! READ MORE
Family

Holiday Brunch

Dec 11, 2022 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get in the holiday spirit with chef Josef Karst of Atrias Specialty Catering during Holiday Brunches! READ MORE
Family

Holiday Brunch

Dec 11, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Get in the holiday spirit with chef Josef Karst of Atrias Specialty Catering during Holiday Brunches! READ MORE
Family

Holiday Brunch

Dec 18, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies,
Music

Madagascar The Musical

May 12, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto The Benedum Stage in this live musical spectacular. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family

Storytelling In Motion

Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022
Pittsburgh Ballet Theater's 22 – 23 season kicks off with a taste of the world in Pittsburgh, highlighting innovative, thought-provoking and athletic performances. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Music

Frozen

Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022
From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America and the critics rave, “It’s simply magical!” READ MORE
Family,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

May 4, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join Bike the Burgh while you cruise through the streets of the financial and cultural district, explore the Strip District and check out the North Shore. READ MORE
Family,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation,
Tours

Insider Northside Bike Tour

Sep 30, 2022 | 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Our most Insider Tour! Discover some hidden treasures beyond the Allegheny river and get a good understanding of what the Northside, that is located across Point State Park in Downtown, used to be. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Liberty Magic: Guy Hollingworth in THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE

Aug 10, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022
Concentrate as you may, those hands are too darned quick. A full-time barrister practicing intellectual property law, Guy Hollingworth has become world famous for his night job! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor

Gateway Clipper Fleet Chicken & Ribs Lock & Dam Dinner Cruise & Tour

Aug 4, 2022 - Oct 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chicken & Ribs Lock & Dam Cruise & Tour BBQ, Music, & Beautiful Sights! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Sunset Dinner Cruise & Tour

Sep 16, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022
Enjoy Fabulous Dining as you cruise & tour Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers! READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Fab Lab Open Workshops at Carnegie Science Center

Oct 1, 2022 - Oct 29, 2022
Fab Lab is open for makers ages 8 and up to work on projects using their rapid prototyping technologies. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Entertainment,
Family,
Outdoor,
Tours

Pittsburgh's Drunken History Walking Tours

Jul 30, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us for a fun, family-friendly tour to learn about Pittsburgh's boozy past with the help of a few characters along the way! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Tours

PG-13 Comedy Bus Tour on the Burgh Bus

Sep 1, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022
Hop aboard Pittsburgh’s one and only transportainment bus where local comedians will guide yin on a journey through 'tahn. Your black and gold chariot awaits. READ MORE

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