Get Out: Gallery Walk, Spirit Walk or Olympian Crawl
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Here are five things to do in the Sewickley area and surrounding communities to make this a memorable weekend.
When/Where: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at St. James Church, Sewickley.
Why Go: Bring the entire family and have a good time for all. Enjoy music entertainment, children’s games and tractor rides, or have some cocktails with ethnic favorites like kielbasa, sauerkraut, German potato salad and German chocolate cake. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Admission: $10, adults, $5 youth (grades 8 to 12), and $3 children (grades 7 and under).
When/Where: Downtown Sewickley, 5 p.m to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Why Go: Enjoy live music or take a self-guided tour and stop by the galleries, retail shops and spaces in the heart of the Village to see more than 30 artist exhibits. Many of the artists will be present to answer questions and discuss their artwork. Click here for more details.
When/Where: 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Saturday, Crazy Mocha, Sewickley.
Why Go: Singers, musicians and songwriters come together in a friendly performing atmosphere to showcase their skills, share songs or be introduced to live performance. Play your original music, play a cover song or improvise with other musicians. If you’re not a musician, stop by to listen.
When/Where: 11 a.m. Saturday, Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley.
Why Go: Participants are encouraged to wear costumes during this Olympian-themed tour of Sewickley. Stop by Penguin at 11 a.m. to get locations on a map, answer a mythological riddle, visit an ancient coin museum, and more. Look for the Read & Be Wise owls on storefronts around town.
When/Where: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Sisters of St. Joseph, 1020 State St., Baden, PA
Why Go: Take a fun, family-friendly stroll through the wooded 88-acre campus in Baden with a 1- or 1.5-mile Spirit Walk. The path will be open from 9 a.m. to noon.
Admission: $15 for the walk; children ages 12 to 18 are $5 and children under 12 walk for free. Adjoining wellness fair is free.