Want to know what else will be happening in Pittsburgh and Its Countryside when your group is here? The easy-to-use Events Calendar will tell you about the performances, festivals, and exhibits that will be in town at the same time you are.
With features like Falling Water, Forbes Field, and Leap-the-Dips, the Miniature Railroad & Village® is more magical than ever before! Be amazed as speeding locomotives travel historic western Pennsylvania’s miniature landscape while the seasons and days pass in the matter of minutes. This extraordinary exhibit features more than 2,000 miniature replicas and more than 100 animated characters and scenes. Come see why the Miniature Railroad continues to be a long-standing Pittsbur... More Details
Join us for a conversation with the One Book, One Community featured book editor and This I Believe executive director, Dan Gediman. Hear about the rich history of This I Believe and how the books, radio show and organization have made an impact worldwide collecting and sharing the core personal philosophies of people from all walks of life. Local essayists will be featured at the event. Bring your brown bag lunch. Drinks and desserts will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. ... More Details
Double Door Gallery holds events every Weds. evening in the gallery. Events include Figure Drawing/Painting sessions, Open Mic Night, Chinese calligraphy, Still Life Drawing and much more. Most events are free and all are open to the public.
Spend some quality time with the best dressed residents of the National Aviary! Participants learn about penguins’ natural history, adaptations, feeding and nesting habits, and the challenges they face surviving in a rapidly changing environment. Best of all, it’s a once in a lifetime chance to touch and present toys to one of the Aviary’s African penguins. A photo opportunity is provided at the end of the program. Information and Pricing: $40 per participant; $35 for Aviary me... More Details
Stop by for the Pittsburgh Banjo Club's regular open rehearsal and enjoy their wonderful music for free. Food and Refreshments are available. Founded in 1988, the Pittsburgh Banjo Club is an all-volunteer band and organization that uses banjos, trumpets, tubas and bass to perform popular music from the 1920s and 1930s. Call (412) 321-1834 for more information. Reservations for groups is suggested.
The Ailsa Mellon Bruce Galleries will boast an enhanced reinstallation of the museum’s collection of decorative arts, design, and craft, selectively integrated with prints, architectural drawings, and paintings. The reinstallation includes a prominent display of Carnegie Museum of Art’s important collections of Western Pennsylvania furniture and contemporary objects made from glass and aluminum—two materials deeply associated with the region. Objects will be arranged chronologi... More Details
Carnegie Science Center is home to the world's largest permanent robotics exhibition, so gear up for a bot-tastic time with more than two dozen exhibition stations about robots! Learn how 'bots sense, think, and act and explore dozens of interactive exhibit stations in this one-of-a-kind robotics experience. Challenge a binary being in a game of air hockey or basketball, and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s most famous robots. It's the ultimate robot gathering, right here in Pittsburgh... More Details
We pledge allegiance to it, we parade it, and we display it on occasions both solemn and celebratory. The American flag represents the nation and its people, patriotism, and pride, even during times of war and strife. The Senator John Heinz History Center’s major exhibition, Stars & Stripes: An American Story, sponsored by BNY Mellon, details the stories of the people behind the more than 200 year history of our nation’s most enduring symbol. The 7,000 square foot exhibit was dev... More Details
An exhibition of four, original, interactive artworks that are “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Play with a giant kaleidoscope, activate a sculpture with your voice and more! This exhibit is supported by a grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Sciences.
Dive into physics aboard the USS Requin submarine. Discover the science that let 80 sailors live beneath the sea in the U.S. Navy’s first radar picket submarine.
Discover what it takes to care for, feed and train more than 600 birds in this hands-on immersion experience. Participants spend a full day working alongside trainers assisting with food preparation and feedings, performing weight checks on the Aviary’s owls, falcons and hawks, and doing a bit of housekeeping for the National Aviary’s African penguins. Other highlights include participation in afternoon feeds in the Aviary’s walk-through exhibits where flamingos, starlings, pel... More Details
Dive into science aboard a real Cold War-era submarine! Learn how 80 men used their expertise, humor, and sheer ingenuity to carve out a rough and adventurous life during Requin's lengthy defense and scientific missions, some of which are still classified to this day!State-of-the-art and battle-ready when she set out just days before the end of World War II, USS Requin holds the distinction of being the Navy's first Radar Picket submarine. Interactive kiosks and recreated living quarters give v... More Details
Live Weekly Trivia Hosted by Last Call Pittsburgh! Join a live, interactive host for a free game of trivia and compete with others to win gift cards. Drink and food specials for teams. Check out lastcallusa.com for more information
Join Caitlyn for weekly trivia at Buffalo Wild Wings in Robinson! Compete against other teams for gift cards and bragging rights. Ask Caitlyn how to join our league and compete for a $1000 grand prize! Show starts at 7pm, Sign up starts at 6:30p. Hope you can make it!
Join Derek at Smokin Joe's in the South Side for an evening of fun, drinks and prizes. Weekly live trivia shows get bargoers to compete against each other for gift cards and bragging rights - in addition, Smokin Joes often gives away all kinds of special items. Show starts at 8:30. Sign up starts at 8p. Hope you can make it! Talk to Derek about joining our league and competing for a $1000 grand prize!
This is a bi-weekly workout, temperature must be above 20 degrees by noon. In the event of snow, cross-country skiing will be available. You can run, walk, bike, geocache, snowshoe or cross-country ski. Event is ongoing till further notice. Wednesdays - Monroe Rd. Trailhead Sundays - Sarver Rd. Trailhead
Enjoy a museum unlike any other. A place where you can enjoy the great works of Maz and Mario. Art and Arnie. Roberto and Franco. Suzie and Swin. A place where you can relive the moments that made them all great. The Immaculate Reception. The Home Run. Olympic gold. Super Bowls. World Series. Stanley Cups. The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a state-of-the-art museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center, features a stunning collection of one-of-a-kind sports artifacts and interactive exh... More Details
Come enjoy the biggest and best whiskey, bourbon and scotch collect in Pittsburgh by coming to Whiskey Wednesdays. Featured whiskeys with delicious food pairings by chef Brian Volmrich.
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. March 6th, the Toonseum will host an opening reception for the exhibit; the reception will begin at 7pm. Free for members; $7 reception price for non-members.
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. TOONSEUM IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS! In many ways, Will Eisner's career is the history of the comic book. An enterprising teen when he founded one of the first packaging entities for comic book companies in the 1930s, Eisner would go on to change ... More Details