Get Yourself Weekend Ready

Ready for the weekend? I usually am by 10:30 Monday morning.  This weekend looks like it has a handful of live shows worth checking out, some interesting fitness classes, and more. Start your planning!

Friday March 4

Burpees/Brews

  • Where: Pittsburgh North Fitness- Wexford
  • When: 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Cost: $35
  • Sponsored by Pittsburgh North Fitness, this event is raising money for Make-A-Wish. Get your workout on and sample some beer-all for a great cause! Check out the link for details on registering.

The March of Ides Festival

  • Where: Hollywood Theater- Dormont
  • When: 7:00pm
  • Cost: $10
  • Head out to Dormont for an evening with some great Pittsburgh bands and comics. The show is all ages, and will feature Andre Costello & The Cool Minors, Chrome Moses, Derek Minto, Holly Price, and many others!

Miller and The Other Sinners w. Terrance Vaughn Band

  • Where: Pittsburgh Winery- Strip District
  • When: 9:00pm
  • Cost: $15
  • The Pittsburgh Winery has been killing it with its schedule lately, and this show keeps that up. Miller and The Other Sinners is a band from Buffalo, NY that combines blues, Americana, and more into their “Southern Soul” style. Also with them, Terrance Vaughn Trio from Pittsburgh features covers of popular songs with a funk twist.

Saturday March 5

Strange, Rare, and Unusual Sightings

  • Where: Cabela’s – Wheeling, WV
  • When: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • AKA Bigfoot Convention. I attended with my dad 2 years ago, and this event features presentations from enthusiast groups from the Tri-State area discussing their experiences. There will also be a presentation on the more scientific side of the idea of existence of Bigfoot. Either way, it is really a fascinating event, and it is definitely family friendly.

Cocktail Lab

  • Where: Mixtape- Strip District
  • When: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Cost: $35
  • Learn how to craft 3 classic New Orleans cocktails. In this hands-on class, you’ll craft and drink Milk Punch, Sazerac, and Hurricane cocktails. You’ll also receive recipes to take home to help recreate your masterpiece.

Sunday March 6

Tetto Tiki

  • Where: Sienna Mercato- Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District
  • When: 4:00pm
  • Cost: FREE
  • Sienna Mercato’s rooftop beer garden is getting a Polynesian twist on Sundays. Enjoy Polynesian cocktails and food in their tropical atmosphere!

Wine Dinner- Irish Fare with a Twist

  • Where: The Upper Crust Italian Bistro- Washington
  • When: 4:00pm
  • Cost: $50 a person, reservations required
  • The Washington Winery and The Upper Crust Italian Bistro are partnering up to bring you their second wine dinner. The chef will create 5 specialty Irish dishes with a little change up, and each dish will be paired with a new wine. Click the link for information on how to make your reservations!

Women of Ireland

  • Where: The Palace Theater- Greensburg
  • When: 7:30pm
  • Cost: Tickets starting at $24
  • If you are a fan of Celtic music/dancing, this show is a must see. The step dancers in the show are former lead dancers from Riverdance and Lord of the Dance , and there will of course be some crazy fiddle playing. Check out the link for more information and a sample video of the show!

 


 

As always, if you have any events you want to feature let me know! I’m always on the look out for new things to share! On the agenda for us this weekend is probably cleaning and packing for the upcoming move (we have a hard time staying in once place for long!). Hopefully what you have planned is a little more exciting!

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