After a week that felt like a throwback to winter, Cranberry Patch is ready for some fun in the sun this weekend—and the forecast is looking good. In fact, weather forecasters are predicting temperatures to reach close to 80 degrees on Sunday. With that in mind, here’s what’s happening around the community.
When/Where: 7 p.m. at , 415 E Grandview Ave, Zelienople.
Why Go: Attention, singles. Here’s an opportunity to potentially meet your other half. Lessons will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. followed by general dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. Beverages, sandwiches, desserts and lessons are included in admission.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh.
Why Go: Although the Patch you can still catch the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s performance of Coppelia this weekend. Featuring its own lifesize dancing dolls, the classic ballet tells the story of an inventor who creates the beautiful mechanical Coppelia and the confusion that ensues when villagers mistake her for lovely Swanilda—and vice versa.
Price: Tickets range in price from $22.75-$90.75 and can be purchased online at www.pbt.org or by calling 412-456-6666.
3. Third Annual Megan Durst 5K Run and Family Walk
When/Where: Registration is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the The race begins at 10 a.m.
Why Go: To honor Cranberry mom Megan Durst’s memory. All proceeds benefit Megan's Mission, a nonprofit that supports and nurture local families, especially families in need. Participants may sign up online until today on www.megansmission.org or in person on the day of the race. Donuts, bagels and fruit will be available before and after the event. There also will be basket raffles.
Price: $20 per person. Paying participants also will receive goody bags and race T-shirts.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh.
Why Go: Seneca Valley will celebrate at Heinz Hall with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A special concert will begin at 8 p.m. followed by an SV Foundation reception. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Price: Ticket prices range from $30 to $115. Order tickets by clicking here. For questions, call Denise Ferguson at 724-452-6040, ext. 0.
When/Where: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Porter House Brew Shop, 1284 Perry Highway, Portersville.
Why Go: No need to go out for beer when you can brew your own. This is a hands-on brewing experience for the beginner or novice. Experienced brewers will demonstrate how easy it can be to brew your own beer.
Price: $25 per person includes light snack and samples. Class sizes are limited. Call 724-368-9771 for reservations or sign up online at www.porterhousebrewshop.com.