Saturday, February 18, 2017
Fiddlesticks Family Concert - Around the 'Burgh!
Fiddlesticks loves the music from his hometown of Pittsburgh! Explore the rich musical history of our city with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Your toes won’t stop tapping to music by Henry Mancini, Billy Strayhorn and more. Fiddlesticks will also welcome some of his favorite local artists to the stage to celebrate Pittsburgh!
PNC Pops: Broadway Standing Ovations
The biggest showstoppers – from nearly two dozen smash Broadway hits! It's a tribute to "Broadway's Standing Ovations." Jack Everly leads the Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops in your favorites from Oklahoma!, Camelot, South Pacific, West Side Story, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and more.
Tropical Forest Congo Festival
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on Sat., Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for a celebration and exotic fun at our Tropical Forest Congo Festival. The Festival will feature family-friendly activities, entertainment, food and more inspired by one of the world’s most botanically and culturally rich rainforest regions. Pot plants, make crafts, enjoy live entertainment and African inspired food samples from Café Phipps. The activities are free with admission.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will raise tolls another 6% in January, for the 10th year in a row resulting in a 2017 trip from Ohio to New Jersey now costing $55 and $39.25 for E-ZPass users. The increases are in part due to the Turnpike's requirement since 2007 to pay PennDOT $450 million to help subsidize public transit. State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale wants to eliminate or reduce the payments to PennDOT fearing commercial trucking firms and motorists will avoid the Turnpike and use non-toll roads.
Would you approve repealing Obamacare, and possibly waiting up to two years for a replacement program?