We’re entering the holiday kickoff weekend! Head out to Light Up Night to get into the spirit, or perhaps venture down to the Waterfront to enjoy their celebrations. We hope you have a magical, Pittsburgh Beautiful weekend!  Here’s this week’s list of things to do in Pittsburgh.

Friday Nov. 17th

PittStop Lindy Hop Dance

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The PittStop Lindy Hop Exchange are dances that happen throughout the weekend. Music this evening will be from the Boilermaker Jazz Band. You’ll hear swinging sounds of the jazz age come roaring back. $20, For more information on the event click HERE.

Light Up Night

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Officially kick off the holiday season at the annual extravaganza featuring live shows, unveiling of the holiday decorations and more. FREE, For more information on light up night, click HERE.

Saturday Nov. 18th

Pittsburgh VegFeast

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Enjoy Pittsburgh’s annual plant-based Thanksgiving dinner, benefitting the Humane Animal Rescue Wildlife Center and Justice for Animals. The menu will be sponsored by Pittsburgh’s best vegan restaurants. For more information on the vegfeast click HERE.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Show and Cookie Walk

Things to do in Pittsburgh

For just $2, enjoy unique gifts from over 50 vendors, perfect for all your holiday shopping. There are candles, ornaments and anything else you’ll need for the holiday season. You’ll also be able to shop for delicious homemade cookies, all at St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church in Franklin Park. For more information on the event click HERE.

Sunday Nov. 19th

Let it Glow Christmas Celebration

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Get into the holiday spirit at the Waterfront. Santa comes at 3 p.m. and will pose for pictures with his elves. Enjoy a mini cupcake tour and live music, strolling carolers and more to get you into the holiday mood. FREE, For more information on the event click HERE.

Let’s Make Mozzarella

Things to do in Pittsburgh

If you’re a cheese lover, you’ll enjoy this class all about making fresh mozzarella. You’ll prepare three simple dishes at the Istituto Mondo Italiano, Pittsburgh’s premier center for anything and everything Italian. $45, for more information on the event click HERE.

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