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Events Calendar

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Oct
1
Sun
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holiday Cards @ The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Oct 1 – Dec 25 all-day
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holiday Cards @ The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Help find a cure for blood cancer while showing your friends, family, and associates how important they are. Give a gift in their honor this holiday season by purchasing your holiday cards through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The 2017 holiday card entitled “Mt. Washington Overlook,” is an original watercolor designed by Pittsburgh artist, Mary Lois Verrilla. Most often referred to as “The Lady Who Paints Pittsburgh,” Verrilla is a Pittsburgh treasure known across the country for her unique works.

This stunning painting features a winter scene of the Grandview Avenue overlook on Mt. Washington. With a breathtaking view of downtown, including PPG Place, Fifth Avenue Place and the Fort Duquesne Bridge, this work of art captures the unique beauty of the city as sightseers gather at the scenic viewpoint to take in the Pittsburgh skyline and all of its wonder

All of these cards have been created exclusively for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. They can be ordered with a greeting inside or blank, and can even be personalized for you or your business for an additional fee. This year’s message reads, “May the beauty of the season continue to inspire wonder and joy now and throughout the New Year.”

For nearly 70 years, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has passionately led the fight against blood cancer in significant ways: funding groundbreaking research, advocating for important public health policies and providing patient services and programs. Your support is truly appreciated and will help in our research efforts.

For fastest service, order online at www.llsholidaycards.org, or you can contact Breanna Smith by calling (412) 395-2873 or emailing Breanna.Smith@lls.org.

Nov
17
Fri
In Bed By Ten Dance Party: November Edition @ Spirit
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In Bed By Ten Dance Party: November Edition @ Spirit | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

We don’t know about you, but we’re THANKFUL FOR DANCING! Meet us at Spirit Friday, November 17th at 6pm to dance out your pre-holiday season feelings and help raise money for Book’Em (Pittsburgh’s Books To Prisoners). Your $5 cover will go towards reading and educational materials that will be sent to prisoners across the state to turn time served into a period of growth and education. As always, plan on showing up early to grab a few slices and a few drinks before sliding out onto the dance floor!

Nov
25
Sat
Sleeping Beauty Holiday @ Gemini Children's Theater located in the Ryan Arts and Culture Center
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 3:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty Holiday @ Gemini Children's Theater located in the Ryan Arts and Culture Center | McKees Rocks | Pennsylvania | United States

“Sleeping Beauty Holiday” is a modern, original, interactive, musical spin off of Charles Perrault’s ‘The Beauty in the Sleeping Wood,’ with music and lyrics by Lani Cerveris Cataldi. Performances are held on Saturday’s and Sunday’s at 1:00pm and 3:30pm at the Ryan Arts and Culture Center at 420 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Tickets are $12.

“When Sleeping Beauty finds herself in our modern world, she can only get back home with the help of Cindy, a little girl whose imagination zapped Aurora into the future. As they try to figure out how to re-write the story, all the fairies, including Malfeasance, blast themselves into the future to find Aurora and save her. This original, interactive musical is full of fun and humor for the entire family!”

Nov
28
Tue
Give Big Pittsburgh @ Online
Nov 28 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Give Big Pittsburgh @ Online

Give Big Pittsburgh will raise money for local nonprofits through a single online donation platform, providing a simple way to connect donors to the charitable causes they care about most and encourage them to take action. This 24-hour online fundraising effort hosted by the Pittsburgh Magazine in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Foundation and local sponsors, will offer our area of nonprofits the chance to raise funds to support their critical missions.

Dec
1
Fri
LET THE MEN COOK! DURING SEWICKLEY’S LIGHT UP NIGHT @ Sweetwater Center for the Arts
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LET THE MEN COOK! DURING SEWICKLEY’S LIGHT UP NIGHT @ Sweetwater Center for the Arts | Sewickley | Pennsylvania | United States

Sewickley Light Up Night is a longstanding holiday tradition! Bring the whole family to Sweetwater on December 1 for our Let the Men Cook Fundraiser! Enjoy holiday music, Holiday mART shopping, and a gourmet meal provided by our all male volunteer-chef team! The evening menu includes many original family recipes that won’t disappoint! All ages welcome!

*Shopping extended until 10:00pm.

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ONLY. $15/adult, $5/children 12 & under

Holiday mART is a fundraiser. As a nonprofit organization, Holiday mART proceeds support Sweetwater’s numerous art programs and scholarships for children and adults held throughout the year in addition to providing support to participating artists.

Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm
Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It’s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition.

Concert Times and Locations:

Friday, December 1, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday December 3, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Sounds of the Season @ Ingomar United Methodist Church
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm
Sounds of the Season @ Ingomar United Methodist Church | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It’s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition.
Facebook event (Friday): https://www.facebook.com/events/123943541695374/

Dec
2
Sat
Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm
Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It’s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition.

Concert Times and Locations:

Friday, December 1, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday December 3, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Dec
3
Sun
Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm
Sounds of the Season @ Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Board a train, plane or sleigh to journey into the holiday season – from the North Pole to Bethlehem itself! Come hear the Sounds of the Season, our ever-popular December concert. Holiday classics, traditional carols, and seasonal selections make this your new favorite tradition. It’s a joyful time of year to bring everyone together to make this your treasured holiday tradition.

Concert Times and Locations:

Friday, December 1, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday December 3, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. – Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Franklin Park, PA

Dec
5
Tue
Krampusnacht in Market Square @ Market Square
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Krampusnacht in Market Square @ Market Square | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Krampus in Pittsburgh invites all to celebrate this ancient European holiday! Enjoy the restaurants, performers, and holiday shops with the whole family on this night of old world festivities and magical surprises.

KRAMPUS WILL ARRIVE AT 7:00PM – DON’T MISS HIM!
Be at the main stage at 7:00 sharp to see Krampus. Get your picture taken on his lap.

Live music – Krampus band “Sleigher” at 7:30

Krampus Krawl bar crawl sponsored by Straub Beer after Sleigher

What is Krampusnacht?

The Feast of St. Nicholas is celebrated in parts of Europe on 6 December.On the preceding evening of December 5, Krampus Night or Krampusnacht, the Krampus appears on the streets. Sometimes accompanying St. Nicholas and sometimes on his own, Krampus visits homes and businesses.The Saint usually appears in the Eastern Rite vestments of a bishop, and he carries a golden ceremonial staff. Unlike North American versions of Santa Claus, in these celebrations Saint Nicholas concerns himself only with the good children, while Krampus is responsible for the bad. Nicholas dispenses gifts, while Krampus supplies coal and the ruten bundles.
In German-speaking Alpine folklore, Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure. According to traditional narratives around the figure, Krampus punishes children during the Christmas season who have misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts.

Dec
10
Sun
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale Sing @ St. Brendan’s Church
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale Sing @ St. Brendan’s Church | Sewickley | Pennsylvania | United States

A much-loved Christmas tradition offered by Pittsburgh Concert Chorale and St. Brendan’s Church, Franklin Park. We invite all those in the Greater Pittsburgh area who love to sing, or to listen, to come with family and friends to recreate selections from Handel’s sacred masterpiece. With 14-piece orchestra and soloists, Under the baton of PCC Music Director, Dr. Susan Medley. This event features the audience performing choruses (and some solos), singing with great fervor and robust sound – without rehearsal!

Music scores will be loaned to those who do not have a copy. A cookie reception at intermission will provide a time to rest the voice and to mingle with the singers and instrumentalists.

No tickets, no admission fee, no reservations. (Baskets will be provided for a free will offering.) Come early and sit with your voice section or join others just to listen!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/146058142790589/

Jan
12
Fri
PEMF Winter Carnivale @ Ace Hotel Pittsburgh
Jan 12 all-day
PEMF Winter Carnivale @ Ace Hotel Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

One magical night of play to benefit the Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation.

The Gym at Ace Hotel Pittsburgh transforms for one night only into a winter playground for gown ups. Carnival games galore, special appearances, winter spectacles, and whimsical performances are just the beginning. Warm your bellies playful takes on winter treats and carnival fare from the Whitfield and hot spiked cocktails.

Our medical professionals and EMT workers help each and every one of us year round. Kick off 2018 by supporting these innovative and courageous men and women in Emergency Medicine at the PEMF Winter Carnivale.

*Dress for the ski lodge with a twist. Think cozy sweaters, fuzzy boots and hats, or cocktail attire paired with your best ski goggles. Anything goes at the Winter Carnivale.