Events


Last updated: 12/6/17MCG Jazz is a hidden gem at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild on the North Side, hosting live jazz concerts each year in a season that runs from fall through spring. These concerts bring in some of the best names in jazz today, from vocalists to instrumentalists, and from Broadway stars to Grammy Award winners. Booking.com Despite living a few blocks from this one for several years, we never knew it existed...

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Last updated: 12/4/17If you love cooking or know anyone who does, the All-Clad Seconds Sale at the Washington County Fairgrounds should be on your radar. Booking.com This semi-annual event offers up deep discounts on “seconds” quality pots and pans from this high end cookware brand from Canonsburg, PA, and is one event we try to make at least once every year to pick up something new. In this one we want to share everything...

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Last updated: 11/29/17In Pittsburgh, the start of the holiday season is not ambiguous. Booking.com It is not after Halloween when department stores put out Christmas decorations (or do they do it before now?). It is not the day after Thanksgiving that many traditionally observe. It is also not the first snow sighting, December 1st, the fall time change, or any other arbitrary benchmark. This one particular instance should not be up...

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Last updated: 11/23/17The end of summer is marked with several annual events in the Pittsburgh region, and one that has been a favorite in the Laurel Highlands for many years is none other than the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival! Booking.com We have been to many Renaissance Festivals elsewhere in the past, but our recent visit to Pittsburgh’s festival was a first- and it delivered the nostalgic experience we were looking for....

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Last updated: 11/23/17The Three Rivers Regatta is one of Pittsburgh’s largest annual events and attracts over half a million people to the city during its three days. Booking.com The event historically was held on the Fourth of July; however, as of 2016 was moved to August to stand on its own. We’ve visited this one many times throughout the years and have barely just begun to scratch the surface of all of the cool events...

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Last updated: 11/23/17Open Streets Pittsburgh (or OpenStreetsPGH, as the organization is called) is an outdoor event that has a very simple premise- to encourage you to get outside and be active! Booking.com The event is part of a global movement called Ciclovia which is said to have begun in Bogota, Colombia, in the mid-1970s. Here, the main roads of the city are shut down for several hours on Sundays and public holidays in order to...

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