Pittsburgh's On-line Monthly Weekend Planning Guide Magazine

December  Edition 2017

December 15th-17th, 2017

Updated every weekend

@Rex Theatre

Saturday 12/16/2017 9:00 PM


Aqueous’s groove rock sound stems from Buffalo NY. They have built a name for themselves nationally, following years of touring and high profile sets at major festivals. The band is as strong in composing as they are at communicating and improvising during their shows.

Their onstage persona is infectious and undeniable; their lifelong friendship stands as a testament to the tightness of the music. While the band is relatively young, they are polished - check them out as soon as you can, and discover firsthand what the buzz is all about.  . . . more at December Saturdays click here

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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
The Nutcracker
@Benedum Center

Friday, December 1, 2017
through Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Complete with flurrying snow, a colossal Christmas tree and magic tricks galore, this holiday spectacular features over 100 dancers, 200 costumes and Tchaikovsky’s exultant score. Since its 1892 premiere, The Nutcracker has held a special place in holiday traditions all over the world. PBT adds its own spin to the time and place with a turn-of-the-century setting incorporating Pittsburgh’s own landmarks, historical figures and personality.
 . . .more at December Fridays click here

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Andres Franco
Highmark Holiday Pops
@Heinz Hall

December 15th -17th, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—a spectacular concert of holiday music for the whole family. Take a “Sleigh Ride” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Broadway sensation Ryan Silverman, and Santa Claus, too! It’s Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday tradition.
[Tickets click here]



How The Grinch
Stole Christmas
@Heinz Hall

Playing Now through December 24, 2017

Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Whos, an endlessly cheerful bunch bursting with holiday spirit. Celebrate the holidays with the show The New York Times calls "100 times better than any bedside story!" [Tickets]

Pittsburgh's Weekend Planning Guide
is edited by  Jeffery  W. Menendez
Managing Editor Weekend America Networks