All Weekend: November 15-17
The Western Pennsylvania Railroad Museum’s Holiday Train Display
Explore this magical holiday train display at this classic railroad museum in Gibsonia
Times: Fridays 6-9pm, Saturdays and Sundays 11-5pm
Cost: $6/adult, $4 children under 12
Location: 5507 Lakeside Dr, Gibsonia, PA 15044
Friday Night: November 15
Hamilton Church Preschool Movie Night: Despicable Me
Hamilton Church Preschool is having their monthly free movie night. This time they’ll be showing Despicable Me! Refreshments are available for purchase. You do not need to be a member of the preschool to participate in this event.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 4500 Hamilton Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236
Saturday and Sunday: November 16-17
The Winter Festival of Lights at Oglebay Resort
This nationally-renowned holiday light display covers more than 300 acres over a six-mile drive throughout the resort.
Times: Thursdays-Sundays until 1opm and Fridays Saturdays until 11pm
Cost: A per car donation is requested and is valid for the entire festival season
Location: 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
Saturday: November 16
Polar Bear Birthday Party at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Celebrate the Pittsburgh Zoo’s polar bears at a special birthday celebration. Enjoy cake, do crafts, and listen to entertainment.
Cost: Included in admission to the zoo
Location: 7340 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Saturday Crafternoons at Assemble
This week at “Crafternoons”, children will be working with local journalist Eric Liji to “run a community newsroom at Assemble. A mysterious event will require the services of kid reporters, who will investigate the incident and publish a newspaper of their findings.” Sounds cool! For children aged 5-10
Location: 5125 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
“Light Up the Wall” in Aspinwall’s Business District
Get in the holiday spirit in Aspinwall’s business district by listening to Christmas music, eating FREE Christmas cookies, visiting with Santa, participating in a Christmas Fairy Hunt, and enjoying fireworks at 6pm!
Location: Brilliant Avenue, Aspinwall
Sunday: November 17
Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater Production of “A Time for Fun” by Handmade Theater
A St. Petersburg troupe create a magical world of trains, sailboats, ticking clocks, clocks of birds, and lots more. Interesting lighting design and interlocked limbs create recognizable shapes and words. Sounds really interesting! If you can’t make it this weekend, there are more performances at various locations throughout the city during the next week, too!
Cost: $9.50/person online. Definitely buy your tickets in advance!
Location: Byham Theater, 101 6th St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Pine Holiday Dazzle
This event will have Santa and his elves, carriage rides, crafts, ice carving, a parade, tree lighting, a holiday movie, a bonfire with marshmallows, musical entertainment, and fireworks.
Cost: $3 presale tickets, $5 at the door
Location: Pine Community Center, 100 Pine Park Drive, Wexford PA 15090
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