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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2019

We know you’re excited about the kick off to Christmas shopping, but events this week are all about the “poul-tree.” Design a Thanksgiving centerpiece, party on Turkey Day-Eve, and turkey trot for a good cause.

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Partner events

🎄 Nov. 30: Get into the holiday spirit with live music while you sniff soaps, try on jewelry, and admire artwork at Kimpton Hotel Monaco’s Wintermarket (Downtown)


Other events you’ll love

Monday, Nov. 25

😉 Remember it’s “Miss Chandler Bong” at “Friends” trivia (Mt. Washington)

🎄 Drive through a Christmas light show  — through Jan. 5 (Butler)

🌼 Elevate your Thanksgiving table with a DIY floral centerpiece (Downtown)

Tuesday, Nov. 26

🎻 Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and author J. R. Krause for a symphonic reading of Dragon Night (Downtown)

♻️ Attend a community forum to keep Downtown clean and safe (Downtown)

🎤 Sing along to Disney classics (Greentree)

📸 Prep your holiday cards with this free photoshoot (Upper St. Clair)

Wednesday, Nov. 27

👟 Stretch your legs on a three- or five-mile group run (Squirrel Hill)

🎉 ‘Make Sure You Have Fun’ on Thanksgiving Eve (Lawrenceville)

🥃 Try Wigle Whiskey’s newest booze, Rudolph Release (Strip District

🎂 Celebrate the anniversary of the classic film “Sixteen Candles” (Homestead)

Thursday, Nov. 28 — Happy Thanksgiving!

👟 Race to help food security for those in need during the 21th annual YMCA Turkey Trot (North Shore)

Friday, Nov. 29

💗 Feed the soul and help pack one million meals of hope (Downtown)

🎄 Be merry during Etna Light the Night and parade (Etna)

✨ Admire the holiday decor at the Frick (Point Breeze)

🤘 Rock out with the Semi-Supervillains (South Side)

🇬🇧 Try speed dating UK style (South Side)

Saturday, Nov. 30

🐧Snap a pic of Santa and his helper penguin (Allegheny West)

🍺 Taste surprise draft beers at Abjuration Brewing’s anniversary party (McKees Rock)  

🛍️ Support black business with this Black Friday shopping experience (Homewood)

🥂 Create a tipsy tree wine holder (South Side)

🍂 Shop handmade wares at I Made It! for the holidays (South Hills)

💖 Burn off holiday cookies while shopping on Small Business Saturday (Downtown)

🕯️ Be merry and bright with holiday wreath and candle party (East Liberty)

Sunday, Dec. 1

💖 Help break stigma on World AIDS Day (North Shore)

🇺🇸 Salute this free patriotic holiday concert (Oakland)

🛍️ Shop at a handmade and vintage market (Lawrenceville)

😻 Vaccinate your pets for a low cost (Homewood West)

🏈 Huddle for hunger to feed those in need (online event)


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