“Pippin,” a musical about a young price looking for passion and adventure, is the first of two Summer at the State performances at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown. The show will be performed Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10. “Beauty and the Beast,” based on the Disney movie about Belle, the Beast and a castle full of animated furnishings, will be performed Friday, July 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31. For tickets, visit statetheatre.info.
“Lend Me A Tenor,” the second show of St. Vincent College’s Summer Theatre’s season, will be performed from Tuesday, July 12 through Sunday, July 17. Performances for the show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 p.m. matinees will be performed on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. For tickets or additional information, call 724-537-8900 or visit www.stvincent.edu/summertheatre.
“Wings Over Water,” an IMAX film showcasing the importance of the Prairie Wetlands, is at the Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Giant Cinema through Friday, Sept. 30. The film is family-friendly and has a run time of 45 minutes. For information, go online to WingsOverWaterFilm.com, or CarnegieScienceCenter.org.
Pittsburgh CLO’s Summer of Musicals schedule includes a number of performances through Aug. 14. Among the slated musicals are “Kinky Boots,” July 5-10; “Godspell,” July 12-17; “A Chorus Line,” July 26-31; and “Sister Act,” Aug. 9-14. All performances run Tuesday through Sunday, and tickets can be purchased at pittsburghclo.org.
Pittsburgh CLO’s Kara Cabaret series returns to the Greer Cabaret in Pittsburgh with “Puffs” June 10-July 31. Tickets are available at pittsburghclo.org or by calling 412-456-6666.
Liberty Magic in Pittsburgh has added several shows to dazzle and amaze. Newly announced shows include: Paige Thompson in “Pages of Time” from July 6-31; Guy Hollingtonworth in “The Expert At The Card Table” from Aug. 10 to Oct. 2. Performances run Wednesday through Sundays weekly. For more information, visit trustarts.org.
The Emerald Isle comes to the Steel City with the documentary “Ireland” at the Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Giant Cinema through July. It’s being shown in 3D and 2D and offers an immersive experience of Ireland. For information go online to carnegiesciencecenter.org or call 412-237-3400.
The “Fields, Fragments and Fictions” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Heinz Architectural Center in Pittsburgh celebrates the work of Greek artist Zoe Zenghelis through July 24. For more information, visit cmoa.org.
“Worship + Work,” an exhibit at the Verostko Center for the Arts at St. Vincent College runs through Aug. 19, featuring photographs centered on Benedictine life by Gordon Parks and Pittsburgh-based artist Dominic McDuffie. It includes photographs Parks created for Life magazine in 1955 that document the monks of Saint Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, and 30 rarely-shown photos that have been loaned by the monks of Saint Benedict’s for the exhibit. Summer hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
Docents from the Peters Creek Historical Society will welcome visitors to the Enoch Wright House, 815 Venetia Road, Venetia, on Sundays, July 10, July 24, Aug. 14 and Aug. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m.; and Wednesday, July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in Latrobe is hosting a photo exhibit by Jim Jeffries entitled “Spirit of the Hummingbird.” The exhibit features portraits of hummingbirds found in North, Central and South America from Jeffries’ travels and runs through July 31.
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is welcoming back the exhibit “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit” through Sunday, Aug. 28. The exhibit was created by the Children’s Museum in partnership with Fred Rogers Productions, producers of the PBS series “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.” Advance tickets are highly recommended. For additional information call 412-322-5058 or go online to www.pittsburghkids.org.
“Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World” has opened as an exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center. This exhibit showcases nearly 70 acoustic, electric, historical, and unusual guitars, including the world’s largest playable electric guitar – 43 feet long and weighing as much as a small car. For more information, visit carnegiesciencecenter.org.
The Duncan & Miller Glass Museum, 100 Ridge Avenue, Washington, Pa., is open for the season. Hours are Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and by appointment. See the website duncan-miller.org for more details.
Greensboro Pottery will be part of a display at the Benedum Fine Arts Gallery at Waynesburg University from through Sept. 2. The gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the public is invited to view the exhibit.
Italian multimedia artist Paola Pivi is coming to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh April 22 through Aug. 15. Pivi’s work has been exhibited at museums and institutions in Tokyo, London, Paris and New York. The exhibit “Paola Pivi: I Want It All,” will be accompanied by a new commission with the Warhol. An installation will be made from 250 pairs of shoes, of which 125 pairs will remain pristine and unworn, while the other 125, identical matches to the first batch, will be heavily worn. When the exhibit opens, all the footwear will be secured to the wall like trophies.
Uniontown Art Club’s Gallery 86, located at 86 W. Main St., Uniontown, is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art club has online sales Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on the club’s Facebook page, facebook.com/uniontownartclub. For more information, visit uniontownartclub.org.
The Frick offers a variety of free virtual exhibitions, including fashion in the Gilded Age, a peek at 11 masterpieces in its collection and a detailed collection of early 20th century objects for refined dining and home entertainment. Check out the offerings online at www.thefrickpittsburgh.org.
“Bach, Beethoven and Brunch” has returned on Mellon Park in Shadyside on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. through July 31. The line-up is: Allegheny Brass Band, July 10; Aeolian Winds, July 17; West Hills Symphonic Band, July 24; East Winds Saxophones, July 31. For additional information, go online to wqed.org.
The National Comedy Center and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership are teaming up on the eve of this year’s Picklesburgh festival for the “Pickles & Giggles Comedy Showcase.” Admission to the Thursday, July 14 event at the Byham Theater will include $10 Dollar Dills to spend at Picklesburgh plus half off admission to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y. The show starts at 8 p.m. For information go online to TrustArts.org or call 412-456-6666.
The BNY Mellon Jazz Live series, at 5 p.m. every Tuesday at Backyard at 8th and Penn in Pittsburgh includes a number of upcoming performers, including: David Throckmorton Quartet, July 12; Roger Humphries and RH Factor, July 19; Theron Brown Trio, July 26. For information, go online to trustarts.org.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is set to return to The Palace Theatre in Greensburg on Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m. The band features five saxophone players, four trumpeters, four trombonists and three rhythm musicians on piano, bass and drums. Two vocalists will also perform individually and as part of The Moonlight Serenaders vocal group. Tickets range from $20 to $59 and are on sale now at www.thepalacetheatre.org and by contacting The Palace Theatre Box Office at 724-836-8000.
The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA will hold its 7th annual Comedy for a Cause to benefit the organization’s free patient support services. The event is slated for Saturday, July 16 at the Elements Venue, 3000 Commerce Loop, Suite 3201, North Huntingdon. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. and the show at 7:30 p.m. Headliner is Tom Anzalone and featured comic is David Kaye. Admission is $50. To purchase tickets visit www.slapsticksproductions.com or call the MGA office at 412-566-1545.
The Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown has a number of shows scheduled this season, including: The Doobie Brothers, Saturday July 9; Dead & Company, Tuesday, July 12; Thomas Rhett, Thursday, July 14; Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, Saturday, July 16; Morgan Wallen, Thursday, July 21; Chicago and Brian Wilson with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, Friday, July 22; Outlaw Music Festival: Willie Nelson, ZZ Top and Gov’t Mule, Sunday, July 31; Rob Zombie and Mudvayne, Tuesday, Aug. 2; Kid Rock and Foreigner, Saturday, Aug. 6; Alice in Chains and Breaking Benjamin, Wednesday, Aug. 10; Jason Aldean, Friday, Aug. 26; Shinedown and Jelly Roll, Friday, Sept. 9; Styx and REO Speedwagon with Loverboy, Saturday, Sept. 10; Five Finger Death Punch and The Hu, Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Four Chord Music Festival at Wild Things Park in Washington will be held for two days this year, with a lineup of bands including Jimmy Eat World and Bad Religion. Tickets are now on sale for the festival, to be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10. For a full lineup of bands and to purchase VIP or regular tickets, visit fourchordmusicfestival.com.
PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh has a number of upcoming shows, including Kevin Hart, Sunday, July 17 at 7 p.m.; New Kids on the Block, Salt-n-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue, Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Shawn Mendes, Wednesday, July 20 at 7 p.m.
Hollywood Casino at The Meadows in Washington has a number of upcoming concerts scheduled throughout the coming months: Commodores, Saturday, July 16; Ultimate Aldean, Saturday, July 23; Five for Fighting, Friday, July 29; Vicki Lawrence, Friday, Aug. 5; Aaron Lewis, Saturday, Aug. 6; Tusk – the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Saturday, Aug. 13; Tower of Power, Saturday, Aug. 27; Sara Evans, Saturday, Sept. 17; Rick Springfield, Saturday, Oct. 1, En Vogue, Saturday, Oct. 8; WAR, Saturday, Oct. 15. All performances will take place in the Hollywood Meadows Events Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., with show at 8 p.m. For more information, visit hollywoodmeadows.com.
Billy Joel returns to Pittsburgh for the first time in six years for an Aug. 11 show at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster.com.
Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts come to PNC Park in The Stadium Tour on Friday, Aug. 12. The show was rescheduled was last year. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com.
Metallica will play one of two stadium shows this summer PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Aug. 14 show features rock band Greta Van Fleet and heavy metal band Ice Nine Kills. Tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster.
The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg has several upcoming concerts in July: The Psychedelic Furs, Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Hanson, Tuesday, July 26 at 8 p.m.; Happy Together Tour, featuring The Turtles, The Association, The Grass Roots, The Box Tops, Classics IV and The Cowsills, Friday, July 29 at 8 p.m.
The Carnegie Science Center will be looking at Pittsburgh’s three rivers during the H2Oh! River Weekend Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. All activities are included in a general admission ticket. For additional information, call 412-237-3400, or go online to CarnegieScienceCenter.org.
Dr. Michael Brown, professor of planetary astronomy at the California Institute of Technology, is July’s guest speaker at the Carnegie Science Center’s Cafe Sci. “The Search for Planet Nine” Cafe Sci presentation will take place via Zoom Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. The lecture is free but pre-registration is required at members.carnegiemuseums.org.
Jacktown Fair runs from Tuesday, July 19 through Saturday, July 23 at 440 W. Roy Furman Highway, Wind Ridge. For a schedule of events and contest entry information, visit jacktownfair.org.
Greene County Fair runs Sunday, Aug. 7 through Saturday, Aug. 13 at 107 Fairgrounds Road, Waynesburg. For a schedule of events and contest entry information, visit greenecountyfair.org.
Fayette County Fair returns Thursday, July 28 through Saturday, Aug. 6 at the fairgrounds in Dunbar. For a schedule of events, visit fayettefair.com.
The Rain Day Festival hits Waynesburg on Friday, July 29 with a number of events throughout the day during the annual event. For a full slate of activities, visit raindayfestival.com.
Peters Creek Historical Society is holding tours of the Enoch Wright House, 815 Venetia Road, Venetia on Wednesdays July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to visit this National and State Historic Site.
Historic Hanna’s Town has opened for the season in Westmoreland County, offering guided tours Wednesdays through Sundays. Call 724-836-1800, x210 to reserve a spot or for more information.
Hands on History day camp will be held at Bradford House Museum Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m. to noon daily. The camp is for children who have completed grades 3-5. Students will experience 18th century living through activities, crafts, games, food, lessons and clothing. Registration can be done through Eventbrite.com.
Registration for summer camps at the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History are now open. The Carnegie Museum of Art camps run through Friday, Aug. 19, and Carnegie Museum of Natural History camps happen through Friday, Aug. 26. Full-day camps are available for campers aged 6-13 at both museums, and campers who are aged 14-18 can find workshops at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The Carnegie Museum of Natural History offers half-day camps for children who are aged 4 and 5. Information is available at camps.artandnaturalhistory.org.
The Fiddlers Jamboree at the Old Time Fiddlers Building at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, 120 Pechin Road, Dunbar, will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, and Dec. 18. During the Fayette County Fair, the Fiddlers will hold a jamboree on Saturday, July 30. The July 17 jamboree is the annual picnic, which is free for members and $10 for non members. All other jamborees include free admission and free parking. A concession stand will sell drinks, sandwiches and snacks. Membership is $10 for anyone who wants to join. For more information, call 724-277-0352.
The Monongahela River, Rail & Transportation Museum, 412 Church St., Brownsville, is open Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon or by appointment. Call 724-880-5960 for more information or appointments.
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