Briefs: Museum Day tickets available online
Several Western Pennsylvania museums are offering free admission Sept. 28, thanks to Smithsonian magazine's annual “Museum Day Live!” event. This region's participating attractions are the Compass Inn Museum in Laughlintown, Westmoreland County; the Frick Art & Historical Center in Point Breeze; Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Beaver County; Photo Antiquities in the North Side; Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District; ToonSeum, Downtown; and Westmoreland Museum of American Art, at its temporary location in Unity. Museum Day tickets provide admission for one person and a guest, and only one ticket per household is allowed. Tickets can be used for only one museum. You can download and print out the museum pass at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday
Opera singers to perform at Downtown market
Shoppers at the Market Square Farmers Market, Downtown, will be serenaded by resident artists of Pittsburgh Opera, midday Thursdays for three weeks, starting Sept. 26.
The lunchtime concerts will feature some of opera's most popular repertoire, including “O mio babbino caro” by Giacomo Puccini, “Habanera” by Georges Bizet, “Largo al factotum” by Giacomo Rossini and “Sull'aria” (Letter Duet) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The outdoor performances kick off the opera company's 75th anniversary season. The farmers market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 31.
The performances will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and 10 at the Market Square Farmers Market, Downtown.
Details: 412-281-0912 or downtownpittsburgh.com.
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