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5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: Oct. 25-27

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
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“Jurassic World Live Tour” comes to PPG Paints Arena Oct. 24-27 with an immersive adventure featuring more than 24 live action, life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the “Jurassic World” movies.
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Amanda Cochrane and Yoshi Nakano in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s 2016 staging of “Giselle.”
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Comedian Marlon Wayans will be performing Oct. 25-26 at the Pittsburgh Improv in The Waterfront in Homestead.
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The "Love is Love" LGBTQIA+ wedding expo is Oct. 27 at Nova Place on the North Side.
A view at Market Square downtown Pittsburgh which will host Fright Up Night on Oct. 26.

It’s the final weekend of October. There’s plenty to do as Halloween approaches.

Prehistoric times

Dinosaurs seem to come to life in “Jurassic World Live Tour” this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at PPG Paints Arena, Uptown. See more than 24 gigantic animatronic and performer-operated dinosaurs.

Details: jurassicworldlivetour.com

Laugh out loud

Comedian Marlon Wayans will be performing Friday and Saturday at the Pittsburgh Improv at the Waterfront in Homestead.

Wayans starred for two seasons on the NBC sitcom “Marlon.” His most recent work is the Netflix movie “Sextuplets,” which tells the story of Alan (Wayans), a man embarking on a personal journey to meet his birth mother before the arrival of his first child.

Details: facebook.com/marlonwayans

Love is love

The LGBTQIA+ Love is Love Wedding Expo is Sunday at Nova Place on the North Side. Produced by Divine Celebrations, it features LGBT-friendly wedding vendors. Part of the proceeds benefits PGH Equality Center, which supports gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families in Western Pennsylvania.

Details: loveisloveweddingexpo.com

Be scared

Fright Up Night is Saturday in Market Square, part of the final Night Market of the season. Area restaurants will have live music. Drink specials abound. There will be face painting and costume contests between 7 and 8:30 p.m, with winners announced at 9 p.m.

Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2520045758215144/

Giselle ballet

To open its 50th anniversary season, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre presents “Giselle” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Benedum Center, Downtown. It is also the final season for longtime artistic director Terrence Orr.

The ballet takes place in a village on the Rhine River in Germany where grapes are grown for wine. The local Count take a fancy to a lovely peasant maiden, Giselle …

Details: pbt.org/the-company/artistic/repertoire/giselle/

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 412-320-7889, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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