Get Out: Sewickley Gallery Walk, Zumbathon & Lemoncello Lessons
Patch gives you a look ahead at area events this weekend.
It’s Friday, and you're still trying to decide what to do for the weekend. You're in luck. Sewickley Patch is here with 10 ideas to keep your weekend eventful. Check out our picks, and tell us about yours.
When/Where: 6 to 9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 419 Beaver St., and various other galleries and stores in the Sewickley village.
Why Go: Why not? A list of galleries are hosting free opening receptions and new exhibits. Free metered parking will also be available.
Admission: Free. Click here for a list of galleries.
When/Where: noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Alumni Gym, Sewickley Academy.
Why Go: the second annual Zumbathon supports the Kurt Cerny Memorial Fund for Students and is open to the public for ages 12 and up. Light refreshments will be provided, but be sure to bring water, a towel and maybe a small snack.
Admission: Donations will be collected at the door Just show up and wear exercise clothing.
When/Where: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Sewickley United Methodist Church.
Why Go: Join the celebration as Sewickley’s oldest African-American church marks 155 years. Historical photos and other information will be on display. The two day celebration continues withh an 11 a.m. service Sunday at St. Matthews.
Admission: Free and casual.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.
Why Go: Learn Civil War history in real time during this day of history and activities as part of the continuing sesquicentennial remembrance. Encampment starts on Friday. The event includes music, a fashion show and artillery demonstrations.
Admission: Most events are free and open to the public. Click here for more.
When/Where: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Fern Hollow Nature Center, Sewickley Heights.
Why Go: Bring a 1 quart glass container with a lid [mason jars are perfect] and you’ll go home with the beginnings of the national drink of Italy. Lemoncello is a natural infusion of lemons in alcohol. Keeping it local, participants will use Pennsylvania’s own Boyd and Blair vodka made from local potatoes. Registration is required and seating is limited.
Admission: $65 non-members/ $50 for members. If you are just interested in learning, the program fee is $35 for non-members /$25 for members. Co-sponsored by the Italian Garden Project.
When/Where: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sewickley Public Library.
Why Go: Who said art has to be one dimensional? Join the Children's Department at the librar and Create art with texture and pizzazz using a variety of materials to make projects that explode beyond the frame.
Admission: Free. Family program. Click here to register or call 412-741-0937.
When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Gallitzin Academy in Baden
Admission: $20 to join a team in tournament. Sign-ups are open to the public and welcome on the morning of the event.
When/Where: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. James Church, Sewickley.
Why Go: Pick up fresh and homegrown goods at this weekly event, which runs from spring until autumn.
When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Moon Township Public Library.
Why Go: This blood drive, which will benefit the Central Blood Bank, will be held Saturday morning in the library's Sky Room and is open to the community.
When/Where: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sewickley Valley YMCA.
Why Go: Join the Sewickley Valley YMCA for a time of family fun. In addition to finger printing, balloon animals, kid’s hamster ball, fun house, face painting and healthy snacks, parents can get their kids signed up for summer day camp.