No matter your age, there's a fun way for you to ring in the New Year with family and friends this weekend. Read on to see Patch's top picks of New Year's Eve celebrations in the area.
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- Harry Funk
Saturday, December 29, 2012
1. First Night What: This annual event sponsored by Highmark and run by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is a family-friendly celebration that has something for everyone. From crafts to live music and even a fireworks celebration, First Night is a great way to please the whole family. Where/when: Downtown Pittsburgh in the Cultural District, New Year's Eve, 6 p.m. until after midnight. Events include a fireworks display, parade and performance by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Admission: Buttons that admit you to all activities and events are $8/person in advance or $10 on the night of the event. Visit First Night's website for more information. 2. New Year's Eve Family Celebration What: Ring in 2013 with the whole family at Phipps Conservatory …
The lunchtime concerts, held in Allegheny Square, are produced by the New Hazlett Theater and the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Did you know that the good 'ol middle-age star we call the sun can provide power for live music concerts? In its fourth summer season, Pittsburgh's first "green" concert series is back and bigger than ever. Produced in collaboration with the New Hazlett Theater and Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the Solar Concert Series reflects SLB Radio Productions' mission to present innovative and accessible audio-based programming, and to unite its broad audience with local talent. Of the nine concerts in the series, seven remain, and all are powered by a solar-energy sound system. The concerts, held in Allegheny Square, feature some of the region's most talented musicians. How does it work? The eco-friendly system captures the sun's rays through …