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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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peanuts christmasWe hope everyone has a great holiday week! Relax, spend some time with family and loved ones and take in all of the Christmas spirit you can handle!  If that’s not enough for you, here are some more events going on around Pittsburgh this week.

1. Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey. It’s a great week for hockey!  The Penguins play twice at home this week – Tonight against the New Jersey Devils and Wednesday, December 23 against the Ottawa Senators.  Give yourself an early Christmas present and head over to the Mellon Arena to catch a game.  Stop by the Carlton for a pregame meal or drink.  If you’re not going to the game, come over to the Carlton and watch it with us in our lounge!

2. A Cool Yule. This is a fun activity for the family.  Tonight at the Frick Art and Historical Center families with kids of all ages can enjoy stories, interactive tours and holiday art-making.  Take away a hand-made ornament for your tree and a family photo in your own frame!  Call 412.371.0600 for more information.

3. Spend Time with The Family. It’s Christmas – get together with your relatives and enjoy some family time.

4. Harlem Globetrotters. Always a family favorite, the Harlem Globetrotters, the “Magicians of Basketball” return to the Mellon Arena Saturday, December 26. Make it an evening and visit us before the show for dinner!

5. Serious Comedy Show. There’s no better way to end the week than with a good laugh!  Modestly daring and poignantly ridiculous, The Serious Comedy Show takes sketch and improv comedy to new widths on Saturday, December 26 at Cabaret at Theater Square and Backstage Bar.

Pittsburgh Penguins Pre-Game

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Sidney Crosby Stanley CupThere’s nothing like hockey season in Pittsburgh.  The Penguins are off to a great start and the glimmer of another Stanley Cup run is quite strong!  The Carlton staff and I love seeing all of the fans come in before, during and after every Pittsburgh Penguins home game to help cheer on our team, and that’s why I want to personally invite all of you to come down for tomorrow’s game vs. the Boston Bruins!

Even if you are fortunate enough to have tickets, stop in for for some pre-game drinks.  Remember, our happy hour prices are all day, every day in the lounge!  And we are only a few blocks from the arena so you there’s no driving necessary!  We hope to see you here!