Celebrate the frozen H2O at the 25th annual Ligonier Ice Fest. There will be more than 50 ice sculptures to goggle at, some carved while you watch. Also, live music and fun food, like kettle corn. Jan. 23-24. Diamond area, Ligonier. www.ligonier.com
Winter is the perfect time to explore Emerald View Park, a hilltop park-in-progress that spans Allentown, Mount Washington and Duquesne Heights. The leaves are gone, the air is clear and crisp, and the views are spectacular. Get a trail guide at www.mwcdc.org/park.
Embrace the season with a snowshoe hike, led by Venture Outdoors. Upcoming destinations include Oil Creek and Gallitzin State Forest. Never walked on snowshoes? Sig