Monday, November 2, 2009

Date Night

Before I had kids my husband and I always said, "oh, we'll always go on a weekly date, no matter what". Yes, that was BEFORE we had kids.
Then our child was born and 3 months went by and we realized we hadn't been on a date.
Then, when we wanted to go on a date, who do we ask to baby-sit?
Then, we find a baby-sitter and if we pay the baby-sitter then that uses up our date money...

Does this sound familiar to anyone else???!

Well, now we are lucky enough to [ I THINK ] have found a solution. Another family with kids and us will swap baby-sitting and date nights (though it will be once a month!) I hope everyone can find something like this that works for them! And who knows, you may find that other family through our play group. :)

So, here is a unique date night (ok, it's more daytime!) option if you're into music -
The Pittsburgh Opera is proving to our city that high caliber culture doesn’t always have to come with high ticket prices. They are offering the...
Brown Bag Concert Series
The second Saturday of each month
September 2009 – April 2010 at 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters
2425 Liberty Avenue, in the Strip
FREE and open to the public.

In the cozy new performance space at Pittsburgh Opera’s headquarters (2425 Liberty Avenue) in the Strip District, friends, families and Pittsburghers of all ages are invited to come enjoy an intimate concert of some of opera’s most popular arias as well as a mix of Broadway, musical theater and other surprises. These concerts are a wonderful opportunity for an informal introduction to opera. Guests can even meet the performers after the show! Bring a lunch or order a gourment boxed lunch from Right By Nature. Gourmet lunches start at $9 for adults and $5 for children. Lunches must be ordered in advance. Call (412) 454-6200 to pre-order. Click HERE to view a menu.

Brown Bag Concert Dates:

Saturday, November 14
Saturday, December 12
Saturday, January 9
Saturday, February 13
Saturday, March 13
Saturday, April 10

For those of you who aren't interested in taking in a full opera, this sounds like it will be a mixture of different styles, with some Broadway and musical theater offered as well.
So, whatever you choose to do, I hope you are able to take that date night and enjoy it!

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