This weekend, we’re doubling up on events from Wigle Whiskey and East End Brewing Company…. Cheers!
Friday, December 9
Foraged Pennsylvania Pommeau Release Party at Wigle Whiskey
412 Food Rescue and Wigle Whiskey have joined forces to use foraged apples in a delightfully alcoholic way. On Friday, they’ll be releasing Foraged Pennsylvania Pommeau, a spirit distilled using foraged apples and proofed down with apple cider. The event is free, and registration is available online.
Saturday, December 10
Crafts and Drafts Holiday Market at East End Brewing Company
Local makers will be selling their wares at this East End Brewing Company event. Plus, enjoy food from Leona’s Ice Cream Sandwiches, PGH Po’boy, La Palapa, and free tastes of East End’s Snow Melt Winter Ale. For more information, visit the event page.
Lawrenceville Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl
Four Lawrenceville locations are participating in this holiday-themed pub crawl, starting at Bierport (4115 Butler Street) at 7:00 p.m. Sam Adams brews are $4 at each location, and prizes will be given out for the ugliest holiday sweater. For more info, visit the event page.
Italian Christmas Celebration at Wigle Whiskey
Join Wigle Whiskey at the Barrelhouse for an Italian Christmas Celebration, with the release of their Grappa Fatto a Mano. They’ll be joined by the folks from Grapperia, who will be serving up porchetta along with Grappa cocktails. Wigle will also be selling Christmas trees all weekend long, with free hot cocktails for anyone who purchases a tree, and free hot cider for all kids. For more information, visit their event page.
Christmas Brunch at Black Forge Coffee with Bluegrass Kitchen
Celebrate the holidays and have brunch at Allentown’s Black Forge Coffee with the Bluegrass Kitchen. Bluegrass will have a full menu of vegetarian/vegan dishes, including lots of crepes, and they’ll also be selling their new line of spices. Brunch sold out in two hours the last time these two got together, so get there early. Black Forge Coffee House (1206 Arlington Avenue)
Squirrel Hill Wine Walk
Join Uncover Squirrel Hill for a self-paced wine tasting walk from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. Sample a variety of red and white wines, mulled ciders and treats at different Squirrel Hill businesses. Tickets are $20 for one person, and $35 for two. For more information, visit their event page.
Sunday, December 11
Dinner with Santa at Ten Penny
Grab your favorite little ones for dinner with Santa at Ten Penny from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Take photos, and tell him your wish list for the holiday. Reservations are recommended. Call 412-318-8000 for more information. (Ten Penny, 960 Penn Avenue)
East End Brewing Company Beer Belly Yoga
Enjoy a 45 minute yoga class in East End Brewing’s taproom, plus a free glass of beer for only $25 at East End’s Beer Belly Yoga class. Class size is limited to 40 students, and doors open at 10:00 a.m. Find out more online.