Down in Front!

A white and gree christmas tree with pink ornaments looking through a window, reflections on the window

Editors’ pick: Holiday Window Display

Through Monday, January 1.

Get lost in the ’50s at the Mt. Lebanon History Center, 794 Washington Road. Enjoy a village scene with stars formed using Glass Wax, a decorative technique often used in the 1950s. Stop by any time! The display can be seen from the outside, in the window on the left side of the building.


people dancing on the set of the nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Friday, December 8 through Thursday, December 28

It’s a holiday classic! This year, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will also welcome local celebrities in cameo roles on select dates.  See The Nutcracker at the Benedum Center.


a tracker with a wreath hung on the front of it and Santa wearing sunglasses riding behind it and wavingChristmas On the Farm

Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3
Visit Freedom Farms in Valencia from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy more than 50 craft vendors and fresh, locally sourced Christmas trees and wreaths. Plus, see Santa! Admission is $5/person, free for kids 3 and under. Admission includes a tractor ride, the animal barn, swings and face painting.




Santa Paws: Art Fur Animalsa collection of home made dog toys sprawled out on a table

Saturday, December 9
For those furry friends in your life! A seasonal workshop for all ages. Create toys that are both pet-safe and creative for dogs, cats, and even rabbits! Take the toys home or donate them to Animal Friends. 10 a.m. to noon, Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Avenue.





Sound of the Season

Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16

The South Hills Chorale performs its holiday concert Sound of the Season at Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park under the direction of Music Director Skylar Bunk, who’s debuting a choral arrangement he wrote in celebration of the ensemble’s 60th anniversary. Tickets are $25 which can be bought at the door or online: