Erie PA Events Calendar

Upcoming Events for Erie and the Surrounding Region

Week Of January 15th, 2017 - January 22nd, 2017
Sun
15
  • Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational 
    All Day Event
    Address: Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier
  • Erie Friends Worship Group 
    From 10:30am to 11:30am

    Erie Friends Worship Group (Quaker) meets on Sundays from 10:30-11:30AM in the Community Room of the Whole Foods Co-Op at 1341 West 26th Street, Erie, PA, 16508 (on the South Side of the Street at the intersection of Brown Avenue and West 26th Street)

    Address: Whole Foods Coop Community Room at 26th & Brown
  • Cheap & Easy 
    From 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Cheap ‘n Easy will be back for an encore performance. Cheap ‘n Easy specializes in songs you know by artists you know such as Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Revival, Rolling Stones, and even Johnny Cash. Lunchtime fare, craft beer and premium wine available for purchase. For more information about this family friendly, please call 814-725-1079 or email info@arundelcellars.com

    Address: Arundel Cellars, 11727 E. Main Road (Rt. 20), North East, PA 16428
  • Mug Club Party 
    From 1:00pm to 5:00pm
    Address: The Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W. 14th St.
  • Lake Erie Eagles 
    Starts at 1:30pm
    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • Bare the Barrels Weekend 
    All Day Event
    Address: Various Locations
  • Blackalicious 
    From 6:00pm to 11:00pm
    Address: Basement Transmissions, 145 W. 11th St.
Mon
16
Tue
17
  • Masterpiece Theater Game Night 
    From 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Watch Victoria on WQLN TV Masterpiece Theatre on Sunday night and then come to the library to play board games themed around Masterpiece Theatre Shows on Tuesday night.

    Address: Peninsula Room Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St., Erie, PA 16507
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration Keynote: Naim 
    From 6:00pm to 7:00pm
    Address: Tippie Alumni Center, 520 N. Main St.
  • I Love the 90’s 
    From 7:30pm to 10:30pm
    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • One Piece Film: Gold 
    Starts at 7:30pm
    Address: Cinemark Tinseltown, 1910 Rotunda Dr.
Wed
18
  • Tinker the T-Rex Comes to the TREC 
    From 10:00am to 6:00pm

    Ongoing through Feb 24, 2017

    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • The Imagination Expotarium 
    From 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Also at 2 to 5 p.m. 

    Address: Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier
  • Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 
    Starts at 11:00am

    Ongoing through Mar. 3, 2017

    Also showing at 1 & 3 p.m.

    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West 
    Starts at 12:00pm

    Ongoing through Mar. 3, 2017

    Also playing at 4 p.m.

    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Sergei Isupov: Hidden Messages 
    All Day Event

    Ongoing through April 2, 2017 

    Address: Erie Art Museum, 411 State St.
  • Outside the Window: Getting Little Feet Wet 
    From 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Color and Possibility by Gail Beem 
    All Day Event

    Ongoing through Feb.14

    Address: Glass Growers Gallery, 10 E. 5th St.
  • Journey to Space 
    Starts at 2:00pm

    Ongoing through Mar. 3, 2017

    Also playing at 5 p.m.

    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Mood Swing Review: A solo exhibition by Ron Bayuzick 
    All Day Event

    Ongoing through Feb. 11

    Address: Erie Art Museum, 411 State St.
  • Repurposed by Ronald Gonzalez and Richard Sadlier 
    All Day Event

    Ongoing through Feb. 5 

    Address: Mercyhurst University Cummings Gallery, 501 E. 38th St.
  • Feed the Animals Trivia Bowl 
    Starts at 6:00pm
    Address: Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club, 1402 State St.
  • Evening of One Acts 
    Starts at 7:30pm
    Address: Erie Art Museum, 411 State St.
Thu
19
  • The Imagination Expotarium 
    From 12:00pm to 3:00pm
    Address: Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier
  • Repurposed by Ronald Gonzalez and Richard Sadlier Reception 
    From 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Both artists display works in mixed media that draw from recycled and repurposed materials. Gonzalez, who teaches art at the State University of New York at Binghamton, works in sculpture, assemblage and site-specific installation. His steel armatures are made of recycled materials. Burke is professor of art at Mercyhurst. His recent work focuses on reclaiming, reusing and repurposing impermanent materials while exploring painting approaches and narratives. Cummings Gallery, located in the lobby of the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 814-824-2092 or email gallery director Heather Dana at hdana@mercyhurst.edu.

    Address: Mercyhurst University Cummings Gallery, 501 E. 38th St.
  • Mercy Street 
    Starts at 6:00pm
    Address: Compton Hall Room 107A, 210 E. Normal St.
  • Winter Wonderland: Wine Dinner 
    From 7:00pm to 11:00pm
    Address: The Cork 1794, 17 W. Main St.
  • Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big 
    Starts at 7:00pm
    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • Dan Cummins 
    Starts at 7:00pm
    Address: Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club, 1402 State St.
  • Presque Isle History Month: History of Winter Recreation 
    From 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Cosmos: War of the Planets (1977) 
    From 8:00pm to 11:00pm
    Address: Erie Movie House, 3424 W. Lake Rd.
Fri
20
  • Coffee and Consultation Day 
    From 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Startups, Freelancers, Contractors, and any small business, new or old, can come in for pro-bono assistance. Need to incorporate? Hire? Switch to business banking? Refresh you business plan? Just don't know what you don't know? Come learn how to get to the next step. No signup required. Appointments available but not necessary. Q's: contact@radiusco.work

    Address: Radius CoWork, 1001 State St, Suite 907
  • Storytime with Gretchen 
    Starts at 10:00am

    Fun Storytime with our amazing volunteer Gretchen! Crafts set up for after storytime and a playroom for the littles to have some fun after!

    Address: The Family Shop, 2501 W 12th St, Erie PA 16505
  • Soyeon Kate Lee 
    From 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    “Live from Studio Q”, the live performance series on WQLN Radio’s Classics with Brian Hannah (9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. M-F, 91.3FM/Erie), will welcome multiple award winning pianist Soyeon Kate Lee for a free ‘Master Series’ concert and preview of her guest solo in the Erie Philharmonic’s performance of Bartok’s Piano Concert No. 3. This concert is free and open to the public. 

    Address: WQLN Radio, 8425 Peach St / 91.3FM / WQLN.org/ListenLive
  • Earth Stories 
    All Day Event

    Ongoing through June 11

    Address: Erie Art Museum, 411 State St.
  • The Vendettas 
    From 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    The Vendettas return to the Bullfrog Bar. No cover charge! Great food & Drinks!

    Address: Bullfrog Bar, 3866 Peach St. Erie, PA
  • Unified 
    From 6:00pm to 10:00pm
    Address: Basement Transmissions, 145 W. 11th St.
  • Art, Jewels and Jazz: A Tribute to Nina Simone 
    From 6:00pm to 11:00pm
    Address: Erie Movie House, 3424 W. Lake Rd.
  • Dan Cummins 
    Starts at 6:45pm

    Also at 9:30 p.m. 

    Address: Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club, 1402 State St.
  • Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big 
    Starts at 7:00pm
    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • The Lion King Jr 
    Starts at 7:00pm
    Address: Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10 St.
  • Erie Stands Together A Show with a Cause 
    From 8:00pm to 2:00am
    Address: Sherlocks, 508 State St.
  • The Division Street Machine 
    Starts at 9:00pm
    Address: Presque Isle Downs, 8199 Perry Hwy.
  • Paolello and Gone with special guest Jonathan Nolan 
    From 9:30pm to 12:30am

    Live music. Groove driven backporch blues. (at the former Bay County Hotel)

    Address: Darcy's Pub, 3746 W. 12th, Erie PA
  • Gem City Revival, Zack Orr and The Honest Mistakes 
    From 10:00pm to 2:00am
    Address: Kings Rook Club, 1921 Peach St.
Sat
21
  • Cross Country Ski Clinics 
    From 10:30am to 12:30pm
    Address: Asbury Woods Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Rd.
  • Erie March for Life 
    From 11:00am to 12:30pm

    People for Life invites you to participate in the Erie March for Life. Gather at the pavilion in west Perry Square by 10:45 a.m. The March will begin at 11 a.m. and conclude by 12:30 p.m. with a brief program in Perry Square. This is a great opportunity to be a voice for the voiceless and a witness for the sanctity of human life right here in northwestern Pennsylvania. For more information call (814) 882-1333.

    Address: Perry Square, 568 State St.
  • Reading Buddies with the Erie Playhouse 
    From 11:00am to 12:30pm

    FREE EVENT! Join United Way of Erie County, Erie Playhouse and the Erie County Public Library for Reading Buddies. Learn helpful, everyday tips for reading with your child! Training for parents and other caring adults. Activities for kids provided by the Youtheatre cast of The Lion King. Join us and receive: Free tickets to the Erie Playhouse Youtheatre Production of The Lion King, Free lunch and Chance to win a $25 gift card or Hallmark Story Buddy. SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE RSVP by emailing Joanna Peters at joanna@unitedwayerie.org or calling 814-456-2937 x233.

    Address: Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St.
  • Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big 
    Starts at 11:00am

    Also at 3 & 7 p.m.

    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • Winter Bocce Classic 
    Starts at 12:00pm
    Address: The Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W. 14th St.
  • Dinosaur Exhibit Tours 
    From 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Met Live in HD: Romeo et Juliette 
    Starts at 12:55pm
    Address: Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, 501 E. 38th St.
  • Writing and Self Publishing Workshop 
    From 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Jim DeHaven, local author, will present some basic, easy to understand techniques that will assist you in both writing and self-publishing. He has lots of experience and inspiration to get you started and you could be the next self-published author in the area! Please sign up in person or call 451-7085.

    Address: Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester RD Erie PA 16505
  • Color and Possibility by Gail Beem Reception 
    From 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Address: Glass Growers Gallery, 10 E. 5th St.
  • Winter Stroll in the Park: Graveyard Pond Trail 
    From 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    Address: Perry Monument parking area in Presque Isle State Park, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Ski Patroller Open House 
    Starts at 1:00pm
    Address: Peek’n Peak Resort, 1405 Olde Rd.
  • Snowshoe Clinics 
    From 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Address: Asbury Woods Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Rd.
  • The Lion King Jr 
    Starts at 2:00pm

    Also at 7 p.m.

    Address: Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10 St.
  • Erie Women’s March 
    From 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Address: Erie County Courthouse, 140 W. 6th St.
  • Kids Dino Hour 
    From 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • I Hate Heroes, Ford the River, SITM, Tear from Grace and BIF 
    From 5:30pm to 10:00pm
    Address: Basement Transmissions, 145 W. 11th St.
  • Dave VanAmburg and Friends 
    From 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Address: Anchor In at Oasis Pub, 3122 W. Lake Rd.
  • Dan Cummins 
    Starts at 6:45pm

    Also at 9:30 p.m. 

    Address: Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club, 1402 State St.
  • Juicy Dating 
    From 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Attention singles!! The Juice Jar is the perfect environment to make that perfect match...come for our first speed dating event! Suggested ages for this event are 21-35. Limited to 10 men and 10 women. Wine tasting by 6 Mile Cellars, icebreaker by Escape Room and refreshments by The Juice Jar...including our signature juice for this event (Love Potion #9). Cost is only $20...call (814)450-0074 to reserve your spot!

    Address: The Juice Jar, 2620 W. 8th Street
  • Frank Singer Trio ft. James Madden 
    From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
    Address: 814 Pub and Grill, 1325 State St.
  • Sibelius 
    From 8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Address: Warner Theatre, 811 State St.
  • Tyler Smilo 
    Starts at 9:00pm

    Music Saturday night during Molly's Happy Hour 

    Address: Molly Brannigans Irish Pub, 506 State St.
  • Geek Army 
    Starts at 9:00pm
    Address: Presque Isle Downs, 8199 Perry Hwy.
  • The Bees Trees 
    From 10:00pm to 2:00am
    Address: Kings Rook Club, 1921 Peach St.
Sun
22
  • Annual Soupfest 
    From 11:30am to 2:00pm

    Description: Come sample a variety of delicious soups provided by area restaurant and chefs. Cost: No cost. All donations benefit the Alexander Findley Community Library and support future events and/or activities.

    Address: Alexander Findley Library Community Center, 2338 North Rd. Findley Lake NY
  • Dinosaur Exhibit Tours 
    From 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • National Theatre Live: No Man’s Land 
    Starts at 12:55pm
    Address: Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, 501 E. 38th St.
  • Champion Cheer Central Cheer and Dance Championships 
    All Day Event
    Address: Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier
  • SAS Acoustics ft. Kayti Stalder 
    From 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Enjoy the sounds of "SAS Acoustics (feat. Kayti Stadler)" at this FREE event in the beautiful setting of Arundel's restored barn. Keep cozy and warm by the large stone fireplace while enjoying their Estate wines and craft brews. Food available.

    Address: Arundel Cellars, 11727 E. Main Rd.
  • A Day in the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper 
    From 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Address: Presque Isle Lighthouse parking area in Presque Isle State Park, 301 Peninsula Dr.
  • Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big 
    Starts at 2:00pm
    Address: Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St.
  • The Lion King Jr 
    Starts at 2:00pm
    Address: Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10 St.
  • Concerto/Aria Competition 
    Starts at 3:00pm
    Address: Walker Recital Hall, 501 E. 38th St.
  • Kids Dino Hour 
    From 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Address: Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Dr.
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Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 2
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Warner upgrades highlight an optimistic outlook for 2017 and beyond.

Cultivating a woman’s spirit of entrepreneurism

Red, wild, and blue

Join Erie Reader photojournalist Maitham Basha-Agha, and local photographer Erica Whiting on a two-hour photo exhibition.

Erie’s own pop punk quartet, Jurassic Skatepark, are releasing their latest EP, Dog Years.

IN THIS ISSUE

Warner upgrades highlight an optimistic outlook for 2017 and beyond.

Cultivating a woman’s spirit of entrepreneurism

Red, wild, and blue

Join Erie Reader photojournalist Maitham Basha-Agha, and local photographer Erica Whiting on a two-hour photo exhibition.

Erie’s own pop punk quartet, Jurassic Skatepark, are releasing their latest EP, Dog Years.

Yuri quickly establishes itself as an incredibly enjoyable record from the beginning.

Ron Bayuzick brings a grand gesture to the Erie Art Museum.

Tommy in Toon: Weather

28 North takes the gastropub high road

Michael Plasha: yoga teacher