This Saturday, June 1, Penn Brewery will host the 17th annual PA Microbrewers’ Fest. The beer fest will be held over two, three hour sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature around 30 local brewers as well as live performances by the Flow Band and Big Leg Emma along with a food tent featuring Penn Brew food favorites like pulled pork sandwiches, grilled sausages, and hot kraut.
Tickets are $45 each and can be purchased here or at the door on Saturday. If ordered online tickets must be picked up at… Read the rest
After a week off, here’s your list of things to do this week. My calendar is a little thin at the moment, but feel free to post a comment and I’ll update the post!
Wednesday 6p, Free
Big Idea Bookstore, Bloomfield
This 2012 documentary film tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. After the movie, there will be informal discussion about the movie and cooperative owned businesses.
More information: (412) 687-4323
Pitts-burrrrgh Drowned Hog Swim
Saturday 11a, Charity Event
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So the dilemma was this: New Year’s Eve was approaching and I had nothing to do that I hadn’t done before. When suddenly out of the sky falls Bar Marco’s niche bash, including all-you-can-drink, all-you-can-eat, and a burlesque show… problem solved.
Having only been to Bar Marco once, I had only somewhat of an idea what the clientele and drink selections were. I arrived to a swanky cocktail party filled with people dressed to the nines. The upstairs hall was subtly-lit with red spotlights and candles on a bunch of small tables. For the first time in recent memory, this… Read the rest
Here’s your weekly events for your pre-holiday fulfillment. If anybody knows of a cool end-of-the-world party going on, let me know and I’ll write about it! firstname.lastname@example.org
PGH Vinyl Con Happy Hour (21+)
Wednesday, Dec 19 6p-12a
Drinks on the first floor, live DJ’s on the second, and vinyl vendors on the third! What more could you want? Oh yeah, there’s no cover. I’ll be there.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/434313089960519/
It’s A Wonderful Life
Tuesday, Dec 18 thru Saturday, Dec 22
Tue-Fri 8p, Sat 5p & 8p
Regent Square Theater
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Holiday Lunchtime Concerts
Monday through Friday, Noon
Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown
Enjoy live musical performances from some of Pittsburgh’s favorite artists as they bring the sounds of the season to life each day at Noon. Admission is free.
More info, including this week’s line-up: 412-456-7800
Monday, Dec 10 6p-7:30p
Why should kids and teens have all the fun in the Library? Join the First Floor on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month (beginning October 22nd) for video games, board games, easy drop-in art projects, book discussions and more! Admission is free.
More info: http://www.carnegielibrary.org/events/details.cfm?event_id=78061
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