Come to the Nationality Rooms holiday open house on Dec. 8

Philippine Nationality Room decorations

This year’s annual Holiday Open House at the Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning will be from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8. 

Travel through all 31 Nationality Rooms with Quo Vadis tour guides talking about each country’s holiday traditions. Tours are free during the open house.

International foods and goods will be available for purchase. Song and dance performances in the Cathedral’s Commons Room will include Pitt FRESA, Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance, Philippine-American Performing Arts, Temple Sinai Choir and more. 

The Nationality Rooms will be decorated for the holidays through Jan. 18, 2020. Audio-guided tours are $4; $2 for children, and are available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays. First-come, first-served guided tours are available from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 26 to. There are no tours Dec. 24 or 25 or Jan. 1.

More information about Nationality Room tours is available online.