This Weekend in Pgh – History UnCorked, Beer Hike, Roller Derby, Empty Bowls and More!

The last few weekends of winter!  Spring is almost here (just a reminder that it is spring forward weekend and you’ll loose an hour of sleep on Saturday night).  There are lots of events to distract you from these last few winter days.

There are just 75 days until primary election day in Pittsburgh! On May 21, 2013, Pittsburghers will cast their votes for mayor, city council, school board and more.  Please make sure you are registered to vote and learn about the candidates before election day.

cellhelmet on Shark Tank

  • Pittsburgh startup cellhelmet which makes cases for iphones will be on ABC’s Shark Tank
  • Watch Party – Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:30 pm @ Rick’s Sports Bar in Murrysville
History Uncorked: Peace Love and Rock n’Roll

  • Friday, March 8, 2013
  • 7pm-11pm
  • Heinz History Center
  • Annual party at the History Center – this years theme celebrate the History Center’s 1968: The Year That Rocked America exhibition 
TechShop Open House

  • Saturday, March 9 & Sunday, March 10, 2013
  • 10am-6pm
  • Get a tour of the new TechShop facilities and learn more about how you can become a member and take classes – TechShop has all sorts of cool equipment (from Plasma cutters, 3d printers and industrial sewing machines)
Venture Outdoors Spring Seasonal Beer Tasting Hike

  • Saturday, March 9, 2013
  • 2-5pm
  • 3-4 mile hike, followed by a beer tasting at Hough’s in Greenfield
Steel City Roller Derby Season Opener

  • Saturday, March 9, 2013
  • Romp N’Roll, Glenshaw
  • Doors open at 6pm, bouts start at 7pm
  • Tickets $10 advance (available here)/ $15 at the door
Empty Bowls Dinner

  • Sunday, March 10, 2013
  • Rodef Shalom Congregation
  • 2-6pm
  • $20 for soup in a handmade bowl 
  • proceeds benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • You can also bid on bowls signed by celebrities like Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), Canned Heat, Franco Harris, Stevie Nick and more!
Film Kitchen

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2013
  • Pittsburgh Filmmakers – Melwood Screening Room
  • 7pm 
  • Monthly event featuring short films by local filmmakers

 

Lindsay

About Lindsay


Lindsay has been writing about Pittsburgh for as long as she has been blogging - but fortunately there are lots of great things about Pittsburgh to share. She likes pretzels from the Pretzel Shop on Carson St., used book stores, her rollerblades and she hopes to learn to skateboard someday soon. Lindsay is also working on BlogLocal which is building a map of blogs with local content.

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