“Miracle on 34th Street” closes the 2022 season at the Little Lake Theater in Canonsburg with performances taking place at 7:30 p.m. 8-10. December and 15-17 December and at 2 pm on December 3, 11 and 17. For tickets, visit littlelake .org.
“A Christmas carol on the radio of the 1940s” will be presented by The Old Schoolhouse Players through Sunday, December 11. Performances will be on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 11th at 3:00pm at 20 Wabash Ave. in Hickory. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit osptheater.com.
“The Nutcracker” will be performed by Pittsburgh Ballet Theater from Friday, December 9 through Wednesday, December 28 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh. PBT is also offering a number of “Nutcracker”-themed programs for children from Sunday, November 20 to Tuesday, December 27. For concert tickets or more information about the program, visit pbt.org.
“The Nutcracker,” produced by the State Theater Center for the Arts in Uniontown, is scheduled for Friday, December 9 at 19.00, Saturday 10 December at 14.00 and 19.00 and Sunday 11 December at 14:00. centuries performing the classic tale by Tchaikovsky. For tickets, visit statetheatre.info.
“The Nutcracker,” featuring the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra and Texture Contemporary Ballet, comes to the Palace Theater for 11am and 3pm performances on Saturday 10 December. For tickets, visit thepalacetheatre.org.
“School house rock! Live” will be shown at the Metropolitan Theatre, 371 High St., Morgantown, West Virginia, at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 10th. Seating is limited for the child-friendly exhibition. For tickets or more information, visit wvpublictheatre.org.
“A Christmas Carol,” The Charles Dickens story of holiday redemption, will be performed at the Palace Theater in Greensburg on Sunday, December 11 at 18:00. For more information, visit westmorelandculturaltrust.org.
“Amahl and the Night Visitors” and “The Ballad of the Brown King” will be presented by Resonance Works on Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. each day and Sunday, December 18 at 3 p.m. Performances will be in New York. Hazlett Theater on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Victory Brinker, a young opera singer from Latrobe who recently appeared on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” is making her Resonance Works debut as Amahl. More information is available at www.resonanceworks.org.
“The Polar Express 3D” is showing in the Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Cinema from Friday, November 25 through Sunday, January 1 on select dates. Tickets will be sold up to four weeks in advance. Visit carnegiesciencecenter.org for more information.
Liberty Magic in Pittsburgh has added some elements to dazzle and surprise. Performances for the 2022-23 season include: Harry Evans in “The Enchanted Cards of Buenos Aires” from Nov. 2-Dec. 4; Ran’D Shine in “Evidence of Things Unseen” from 7-30. December; Steve Valentine in “Life and Other Illusions” from January 4 to February 12; Noah Sonnie in “Trust No One” from March 1 to April 9; Lucy Darling in “Indulgence” from May 3-11. June and Jimmy Ichihana in “The Cards” from July 5-Aug. 13. Performances run from Wednesday to Sunday weekly. More information is available at trustarts.org.
Student art exhibition runs through December 9 at Waynesburg University. The school’s students will show their artwork in the Benedum Gallery. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment.
A virtual festival for painting and sipping at festivals, sponsored by the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA (MGA), Thursday, December 8 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will receive the supplies needed to create their own snowflake-inspired art and two bottles of wine from Kavic Winery in Carnegie. A link to the event will also be sent to participants. For more information, contact MGA at [email protected] or by phone at 412-566-1545.
“Native Narratives: Modern and Contemporary Native Artists in North America” is on display until December 16 at the Verostko Center in St. Vincent College in Latrobe. The works include sculptures by Jemez Pueblo and Cliff Fragua; figurative bronzes by famed modernist Allan Capron Houser and his son, Philip Haozous; and a piece of Mata Ortiz pottery by Gloria Hernandez. The center is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
“Andy Warhol’s Social Network: ‘Interview, Television and Portraiture'” is now open at the Andy Warhol Museum. The exhibition, which runs until February 20, looks at the intersection between Warhol’s long-running project, Interview magazine, his portrait photography and his television shows with “Fashion”, “Warhol TV” and “Warhol’s Fifteen Minutes”. A free public opening celebration is planned for opening day starting at 8 p.m. Reservations are required at warhol.org.
27th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Council for the Arts will be held at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Ligonier Valley through February 5th. The exhibit features works by artists from 19 southwestern Pennsylvania counties in a variety of media. SAMA will host an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. The reception is open to the public free of charge. For more information, call the museum at 724-238-6015.
The Duncan & Miller Glass Collection, 100 Ridge Avenue, Washington, is open seasonally. Working hours are Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment. See the website duncan-miller.org for more information.
Uniontown Art Club 86, located at 86 W. Main St., Uniontown, is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Art Club has an online sale Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on the club’s Facebook page, facebook .com/uniontownartclub. For more information, visit uniontownartclub.org.
The Frick offers a variety of free virtual exhibits, including Gilded Age fashion, a look at 11 masterpieces in its collection, and a comprehensive collection of early 20th-century artefacts for fine dining and home entertainment. Check out the offerings online at www.thefrickpittsburgh.org.
Harmony Singers from Pittsburgh will present “Sing of a Merry Christmas” on Friday, December 9 at 7:30 pm at Brightwood Christian Church, 5044 West Liberty Ave., Bethel Park. The concert is free and open to everyone.
Jackie Evancho will perform holiday favorites in a Christmas concert at the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall in Munhall on Saturday, December 10 at 20:00. Tickets for the all-ages show are available at librarymusichall.com.
“Christmas Memories” concerts by the Washington Festival Chorale, will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 10 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau Street in Washington and at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 11 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 105 Gateshead. Road in McMurray. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any choir member, at the Washington Citizen’s Library or at the door. Tickets are free for ages 16 and under.
Christmas concert will be held on Saturday, December 10th from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at Waynesburg University, 51 W. College St., Waynesburg. During the concert, the Choir of the Lamplighters and the Symphony Orchestra will perform. Free and open to the public.
Community Christmas Cantata will take place at the First Christian Church of Charleroi, 61 Walnut Ridge Road, Charleroi, on Sunday, December 11 at 15:00. The featured music will be “Love Came Down” by Stan Pethnel, with narration by Mark Cabaniss. The choir includes members from the host church and various churches around Mondalin. Admission is free. For more information call 724-489-9014.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis will celebrate 35 years since the first Christmas album. The concert features multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting on Tuesday, December 13 at 8pm at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh.
“The Miracles Holiday and Hits Tour” with Kenny G comes to the Palace Theater on Wednesday, December 14 at 19:30. The saxophonist will perform a number of hits during the show. Tickets are available through the theater or latshawproductions.com.
Jim Brickman: A Very Merry Christmas comes to the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall in Munhall on Friday, December 16 at 19:30. Tickets for the show are available at librarymusichall.com.
The Old Time Fiddlers Jamboree will take place on Sunday, December 18th from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Fayette County Fairgrounds. The house band will play a few tunes followed by an Open Mic. Music will be provided by Common Faith Bluegrass and Second Wind. There will be jamming so bring an instrument.
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas brings Bradlee’s holiday format to Carnegie from Homestead Music Hall in Munhall on Sunday, December 18 at 20:00. For tickets or more information, visit librarymusichall.com.
Trust Cabaret at the O’Reilly Theater in Pittsburgh, a number of artists are scheduled to perform during the 2022-23 season. Performances, all Mondays, include LaChanze on February 6th, Carole J. Bufford on March 27th and Norm Lewis on May 8th. More information is available at trustarts.org.
Santa’s wagon coming to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum 10-11 December, 17.-18. Visitors will have the opportunity to climb aboard a restored streetcar that will take them around the museum’s two-mile circuit. While on board, guests get to meet Santa. Santa’s train departure times will be available on the museum’s website, www.patrolley.org.
Craft and sales fair will be held on Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Mount Morris VFD, 295 Mount Morris Road, followed by a Christmas Parade at 4:00 p.m.
Small town Christmas will be held Saturday, December 10 from noon to 3:00 p.m. at The Ice Plant, 342 Stoney Hill Road, Greensboro, featuring cookies, holiday tunes from the Mapletown Junior/Senior High band and horse-drawn carriage rides. For more information, visit iceplantrestaurant.com.
Festive craft bomb is set to air on Sunday, December 11th from 10am to 4pm at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 107 Fairgrounds Road, Waynesburg. More information can be found at natgreene.org.
Craft festivals will be held on Thursday, December 16th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Flenniken Public Library in Carmichaels. The craft is a found snowflake ornament. More information can be found on the library’s Facebook page.
A Christmas Cornhole Tournament will be held on Saturday, December 17th from noon to 5:00pm at the EQT Rec Center, 40 EverGreene Drive, Waynesburg. Registration is $20 per team. Call 724-627-2739 for more information.
Washington County PA Train Pass will operate its Christmas Model Train Show at the Washington Crown Center Mall, 1500 W. Chestnut Street, Washington. Opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 14:00 to 19:00 and Sunday from noon to 17:00 and Christmas Eve from 13:00 to 16:00. Opening hours are similar until December 30, then closed until January 14. Admission is free; Donations are accepted and sent to local charities.
Table games is invited to the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland for monthly play dates from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Players ages 10 and up and all experience levels can play historical board games and war minigames. The next meeting is on Saturday, December 17. More information can be found at www.soldiersandsilorshall.org/museum.
Carnegie Science Center A holiday camp will be offered for children aged 6 to 11 from Tuesday 27 December to Friday 30 December. The camp will explore the universe, robotics, space exploration, 3D modeling, gravity and more. Select booths will highlight experiences from the science center’s brand new 7,400-square-foot exhibit, “Mars: The Next Giant Leap,” opening in November. Registration is open at carnegiesciencecenter.org through Wednesday, December 21st. Information is also available by calling 412-237-3400.
Monongahela River, Rail & Transportation Museum, 412 Church St., Brownsville, is open Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon or by appointment. Call 724-880-5960 for more information or to make an appointment.
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