5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: Oct. 25-27
It’s the final weekend of October. There’s plenty to do as Halloween approaches.
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.
Check out these fun facts about one of the vegetarian stars of #JurassicWorldLiveTour.
— Jurassic World Live Tour (@jwlivetour) October 15, 2019
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.
PITTSBURGH I’m coming for you! THIS WEEKEND! @ the IMPROV IN PITTSBURGH. GET YOUR TIX NOW! Hurry they’re going fast! https://t.co/iiAKLOjwul
— marlon wayans (@MarlonWayans) October 23, 2019
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.
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.
— Downtown Pittsburgh (@DowntownPitt) October 22, 2019
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 …
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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