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55th Annual Pittsburgh Light Up Night

Tonight’s 55th Annual Light Up Night is the official kick off to Pittsburgh’s holiday season—even if some national retailers started the holiday season the day after Halloween. Highlights include several tree-lighting ceremonies, ice skating at PPG Plaza, Fireworks (Warhol Bridge, 9:38 p.m.), free horse-drawn carriage rides (Fourth Ave.), 6 – 9 p.m.), and several Santa appearances. There’s also top-notch local entertainment featuring Beauty Slap, Jeff Jimerson and Airborne, The Stickers,  Nomad, MCG Jazz All Stars with guest vocalist Tania Grubbs and Dane Vannatter,  Joe Grushecky and the Houserckers, and

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Allegheny County Music Festival w/Rusted Root, Beauty Slap, and More

1) The 16th Annual Allegheny County Music Festival promises a balanced survey of local music. Headlining are Pittsburgh world music royalty, Rusted Root. Depending on how old you are, you know their music, specifically “Send Me On My Way,” from their energetic live shows at the late Metropol, from the Matilda soundtrack, or from car rental commercials. The band still records and tours and seeing them live is a must for your Pittsburgh Bucket List. Openers include Beauty Slap. The

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