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EVENTS HAPPENING IN PITTSBURGH THE WEEKEND OF 2/10/17:
CREATIVES DRINK 7 @ THE CMOA
Thursday February 9th, 6-9pm - Oakland
Awesome networking event for creatives in Pittsburgh. I went to CD6 at the Ace Hotel in August and had an awesome time. Quite the opposite of any stuffy networking event you've been too. Free local booze and free local creativity. More information can be found on the Facebook event page.
INDEPENDENT BREWING 3RD BIRTHDAY
Friday February 9th - 10th - Squirrel Hill
Hunter S. Thompson - themed 3rd birthday party at Independent Brewing company all weekend.
LOVE LOUNGE DESSERT BUFFET @ THE FAIRMONT
Friday February 10th,7pm - Downtown
$19 all-you-can-eat dessert bar by the Fairmont's pastry chef James Wroblewski. From cookies to cheesecake, cake pops, crème brûlée, macarons, and even gluten free options, they have it all. No reservation necessary, more information on Visit Pittsburgh's website.
ANIMAL INSTINCTS VALENTINE'S DINNER @ THE ZOO
Friday February 10th & 11th, 6-9pm - Highland Park
For $70 enjoy appetizers, drinks, dinner, and dessert at the Zoo. The event includes a presentation on exotic animal mating rituals. More information on the Pittsburgh Zoo's website.
FRIDAY NIGHTS OF WINTER LIGHTS @ THE PHIPPS
Every Friday until February 26th, 5-10pm - Oakland
Due to the popularity of their holiday light show this season, the Phipps has decided to extend the show until February 26th. Spend the evening strolling through the gardens of the Phipps and enjoy the beautiful holiday lights. More information on the Facebook event page.
WINE AND CHOCOLATE TASTING @ SMALLMAN GALLEY
Friday February 10th, 8-10pm - The Strip
Amy Rosenfield of Mon Aimee Chocolat is bringing chocolate samplings from all over the world to Smallman Galley this Friday for a wine and chocolate pairing. Tickets include 9 different wine and chocolate pairings. More information and the link to buy tickets can be found on the Yelp event page.
MY SNARKY VALENTINE @ THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Friday February 10th, 6:30-9:30pm - North Side
21+ craft night at the Children's Museum. Make shriky dinks, gold-leaf valentines, recycled bouquets and more. More information and the link to buy tickets can be found on the Facebook event page.
HISTORY UNCORKED @ HEINZ HISTORY CENTER
February 10th, 7-11pm - Downtown
The annual young professional fundrasising event at the Heinz History Center will happen this Saturday. Tickets are $65. A full list of activities and the link to purchase tickets can be found on the Heinz History Center's website.
CUPID'S CHASE 5K @ PNC PARK
Saturday February 11th, 10 AM - North Shore
Nationwide event in support of people with disabilities. Pittsburgh's Valentine's Day 5k will be held at PNC park . More information and the link to sign up can be found on the Facebook event page.
VALENTINE'S BRUNCH @ BLACK FORGE COFFEE HOUSE
Saturday February 11th, 10-3pm - South Side
Black Forge Coffee is hosting a special Valentine's Day brunch this Saturday, featuring crepes from Bluegrass Kitchen. Gluten-free and vegan options. More information can be found on the Facebook event page.
I MADE IT SWEET MARKET @ MCCANDLESS CROSSING
Saturday February 11th, 11-6pm - North Hills
The sweets version of the I Made It Market will be held this Saturday at McCandless Crossing. Over 50 local vendors will be selling handmade trinkets and desserts! More information can be found on the Facebook event page.
BLOOMFIELD WINTER MARKET
Saturday February 11th, 11-2pm - Bloomfield
Winter version of the wonderful Saturday market in Bloomfield. More information can be found on the Bloomfield Development Corporation's website.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH SOUL LINE DANCING @ CPL DOWNTOWN
Saturday February 11th, 2:30-4:30pm - Bloomfield
Learn several traditional and contemporary line dances in honor of Black History Month at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Downtown. More information on the Carnegie Library website.
CUPID'S UNDIE RUN @ MCFADDENS
Saturday February 11th, 12-4pm - North Shore
Another Valentine's Day charity run, but this one is sans-pants. Mostly a party with about a mile of running in the middle. Proceeds go to the Children's Tumor Foundation. More information, and the link to register can be found on the Facebook event page.
VALENTINE'S DAY ADOPT-A-THON @ ANIMAL FRIENDS
Saturday February 11th & 12th - North Hills
This Saturday and Sunday all adoption fees are are being covered by High Hopes so every adoption is "truly priceless." More information can be found on the Facebook event page.
VALENTINE'S DAY IN THE BASEMENT @ SCAREHOUSE
Saturday February 11th, 5-10pm - Etna
A very spooky Valentine's Day event, the famous haunted house in Etna, Scarehouse, is opening for one night only this weekend. More information and tickets on Pittsburgh Scarehouse's website.
ANTI VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY @ SIENNA MERCATO
Saturday February 11th, 4pm-2am - Downtown
If you hate Valentine's Day, you're in luck. There is an anti-Valentine's Day party at Sienna Mercato this weekend. More information on the Facebook event page.
LOVEFEST WITH JAMES BUCKLEY @ NIED'S HOTEL
Saturday February 11th, 7pm-12am - Lawrenceville
James Buckley is hosting a special Valentine's Day love and music fest at Nied's Hotel this Saturday. More information can be found on the Facebook event page.
BREAKFAST IN BED @ THE MATTRESS FACTORY
Sunday February 12th, 11am-2pm - North Side
Boozy brunch and free admission to the Mattress Factory. More information on the Facebook event page.
LUNAR NEW YEAR PARADE
Sunday February 10th, 11am-1pm - Squirrel Hill
The Lunar New Year celebrations in Squirrel Hill are culminating this weekend with a parade up Murray at 11am. Over 30 groups are participating. More information on the Uncover Squirrel Hill website.
HAPPENING ALL WEEKEND:
- Twelfth Night play @ O'Reilly Theatre
- Historic Pittsburgh - Happy 200 photo exhibit @ Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History
- Amazing Butterflies exhibit @ Carnegie Museum
- Ice rink @ PPG Place
- Alice in Wonderland ballet @ Benedum
- Herve Tullet's Art Explosion @ Children's Museum
- Orchid and Tropical Bonsai show @ Phipps
- Iris van Herpen @ CMOA
Do you have any events happening this weekend or next? Let me know! firstname.lastname@example.org