Quite the spread this weekend with Lenten Fish Fries, a new Children’s Museum exhibit and special performances at New Hazlett Theater and St. Anthony’s Chapel
By: NSC Staff
Thursday, February 15
Wines of the New World at The Priory
The Priory Hotel will be hosting a wine tasting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is hosted by Joe Barsotti and will feature a light food pairing for each wine. Selections will feature three South American wines and one North American wine. For additional information on the event visit The Priory’s event page.
Traditional Oriental Painting at CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County will be hosting an instructional Oriental painting class from 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The class is hosted by Elaine Bergstrom and will teach participants how to properly illustrate wild orchids, bamboo trees, and landscapes using ink and watercolors. For more information visit the event’s FB page.
Her Ladyship at Scratch F&B
Her Ladyship will be performing at Scratch F&B from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The folk band will be playing every Thursday night at Scratch until April 19. Scratch’s kitchen will also be serving from their new late night menu starting at 10 p.m. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page.
Friday, February 16
Opening Day of ‘The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh: A Mo Willems Exhibit’
The Children’s Museum will be hosting the grand opening of its newest exhibit, The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh. The grand opening celebration starts at 10 a.m. and will include a special story time theater reading with Mo Willems-created characters, Elephant and Piggie along with a limited number of autographed books. The museum’s MAKESHOP will also be creating Mo Willems-inspired art from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit the museum’s event page.
Year of the Dog Celebration at Threadbare
Threadbare Cider and Mead will be holding a Chinese New Year celebration from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The kid-friendly event will feature a specialized ‘red envelope’ that awards guests with either a fortune or a prize. For more information on the event visit Threadbare’s event page.
“Holmes and Watson” at the New Hazlett Theater
The New Hazlett Theater will be premiering Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Holmes and Watson” play at 8 p.m. The production will run from February 16 thru March 4. Tickets are $20, for more information visit the theater’s event page.
With Lent season upon us a number of local churches and community groups will be hosting seasonal Friday fish fries, below is a quick round-up.
- Javor Croatian Hall – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Take-out is also available, for more information visit their Facebook page.
- Allegheny Elks Lodge – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Riverview Presbyterian Church – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Take-out is available, for more information visit their Facebook page.
- Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- St. Cyril/Northside Catholic School – 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Take-out is available, for more information call 412-761-1552
- Teutonia Männerchor – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Take-out is available, for more information, visit the club’s event page.
- St. Peter Parish – 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Take-out is available, for more information, visit the church’s event page.
Saturday, February 17
Penn Brew U 101
Penn Brewery is hosting their introductory craft-brewing class. The session is part of the brewery’s Penn Brew U. During the class participants will learn about different beer styles, how to properly taste and cook with beer. The class also includes a tour of Penn Brewery. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets visit the brewery’s event page.
Bridal Showcase at Flashlight Factory
The Flashlight Factory in Allegheny West will be hosting a Bridal Showcase from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free to attend and will feature a number of vendors in addition to the current seasonal decor for the Flashlight Factory’s wedding venue. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page.
Sweaty Already String Band at Bier’s Pub
Northside’s Sweaty Already String Band will perform at Bier’s Pub from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information visit the event’s Facebook page.
Sunday, February 18
Marty Wilson-Piper and Friends at Get Hip Record Store
Get Hip Records will be hosting a concert from singer/songwriter Marty Wilson-Piper along with an opening act from Zack Keim. The show starts at 7 p.m. for more information visit Get Hip’s event page.
‘Saints and Singers’ at St. Anthony’s Chapel
Pittsburgh Festival Opera is sponsoring a special performance and chapel tour from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The show will feature performances from Meghan DeWald, Brian Doherty, Joel Goodloe, Anqwenique and Nicholas Will. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Article was last updated on February 15, 2018 at 1:50 p.m.