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Wind down with a wine tasting

It's Friday Jr., so celebrate with a wine tasting. Sample Bersotti wines from Italy's Piedmont region at Lidia's first monthly wine tasting of 2018.

Where: Lidia's Pittsburgh at 1400 Smallman St. (Strip District)

When: January 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much: $25

Discover ‘American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition’

In this new History Center exhibit, travel back in time to the era of flappers, suffragists, bootleggers and temperance workers. See a Prohibition-era “rum runner” motorboat, a re-created speakeasy and original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st Amendments. The exhibition will explore Pittsburgh's connections to Prohibition through historic artifacts. Fun fact: The term "speakeasy" was coined just outside of Pittsburgh in McKeesport. The exhibit opens Feb. 10.

Where: Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. (Strip District)

When: February 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Learn how to prepare the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Hear from Sam Wholey and WQED-TV personality Chris Fennimore about the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, ahead of Christmas Eve. Try some samples and learn how to create the feast yourself. What is the Feast of the Seven Fishes? We learned about its history and its popularity in Pittsburgh with expertise from Heinz History Center.

Where: Wholey's Fish Market at 1171 Penn Ave. (Strip District)

When: December 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

How much: Free

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