All Weekend, November 8-10
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Enjoy the “Greatest Show on Earth” Dragon-style!
Times: Friday-7pm, Saturday-11am, 3pm, and 7pm, Sunday 1pm and 5pm
Cost: Various ticket prices depending on location.
Location: 1001 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Opening Weekend of “Canary’s Call” at the National Aviary
Explore the National Aviary’s new exhibit, which showcases four signature bird species (canary, rainbow lorikeet, Guam rail, rhinoceros hornbill), a number of other birds from around the world and the Malayan flying fox. The new exhibit “showcases birds as the storytellers to illustrate human impact in five areas: overpopulation, pollution, habitat loss, invasive species, and overconsumption.”
Cost: Adult $13, Children $11, Members Free
Location: 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Friday Night, November 8
Overnight Adventures: “Dinosaur Encounters” at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Learn about dinosaurs while spending the night at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Adults chaperones required and children should be at least 6 yo
Times: 7pm Friday-9:30am Saturday
Cost: $35/person, Advance Registration required
Location: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Saturday and Sunday, November 9-10
Opening Weekend of the 26th Annual Holiday Train Display at the Western Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
Come enjoy the magic of the huge holiday train display at this Railroad Museum in Gibsonia.
Cost: Adults $6, Children $4
Location: 5507 Lakeside Drive, Gibsonia PA 15044
Saturday, November 9
Crafternoons at Assemble
Kids (aged 5-10) can learn how to make cyanotypes (or blueprints) with local photographer Jeffrey Krsul. Snacks and materials provided.
Location: 5125 Penn Avenue (Garfield)
Kids Corner at Marty’s Market in the Strip District
A new program offered by Marty’s Market in the Strip District. Kids (aged 5-11) can participate in a variety of fun activities with staff while parents can relax in the coffee shop (and get 25% of your beverages!) or shop.
Location: 2301 Smallman St. Pittsburgh PA 15222
Parent’s Night Out at the Carnegie Science Center
Kids (aged 6-12) can enjoy a night of fun at the Carnegie Science Center including pizza, an Omnimax movie, laser show, science and science activities while parents can enjoy a night out!
Times: 5-10pm (can extend 1 hour for $10 more)
Cost: $35 members $40 nonmembers
Location: One Allegheny Ave.Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Sunday, November 10
RADical Days: Free Admission to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium for free! Also, several musical performances throughout the day.
Times: 9am-5pm (gates close at 4pm)
Location: One Wild Place (Highland Park)
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