Get Out: Wash-n-Wine, Tony Campbell or Penguins on Parade

Larry's Laundromutt, Sweetwater and the Pittsburgh Zoo are all options for your weekend.

It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Sewickley Patch is coming to the rescue. Check out our ideas to explore, and tell us about yours.


1. Wash-n-Wine: Be My Fur'ever Valentine 

When/Where: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Larry's Laundromutt, 201 Ohio River Blvd., Edgeworth.

Why Go: Volunteers will wash and dry your dog (a $22-$45 value) while you relax and enjoy wine or cider, snacks and hors d'oeuvres.  No dog?  No problem. Everyone is welcome. Enter for a chance to win gift baskets or a free dog wash for a year.

Admission: $10 donation benefits the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.

2. Tony Campbell

When/Where: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad St., Sewickley. 

Why Go: Enjoy jazz on Fridays all month long at Sweetwater. Saxophonist Tony Campbell plays straight ahead jazz inspired by Coltrane, Parker and Turrentine

Admission: $10-$15 in advance $12-$18 on the day of the event. Purchase by calling the Sweetwater office at 412-741-4405 or by visiting the Sweetwater office. 


3. Pancake Breakfast

When/Where: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Saturday Feb. 9 at St. Matthews Church, corner of Walnut and Thorn streets.

Why Go:  The public is invited each Saturday morning in February to enjoy pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange juice in good company.

Admission: Freewill offering.


4. Penguins on Parade

When/Where: noon Saturday, Feb. 9 at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

Why Go: See the penguins step outside to enjoy the chilly winter. Kings, gentoos and macaronis will waddle down the hill outside of PPG Aquarium, then back up to the top. 

Admission: Free with zoo admission.


5. Wine and Chocolate Experience

When/Where: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Old Economy Village, 270 16th St., Ambridge.

Why Go: Visit 20 merchants to enjoy a taste of wine and chocolate treats. Social event begins at 5 p.m. with music and prizes at Old Economy Village.

Admission: $15 per person or $25 per couple.


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