Now's your chance to see a bar-busting hatchet, snap a photo with gangsters, and brush up on some 1920s lingo, as Heinz History Center's new Prohibition-themed exhibit opens today. The exhibition, “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition,” chronicles America’s complex link with booze and brings the roaring ’20s to life through rare artifacts and immersive displays. Here are the 13 must-see features in this riveting and often unbelievable dive into American history.
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At this all-breed cat show, see cats being judged and on exhibit, chat with breeders and shop from vendors with cat-related items. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Monroeville Convention Center — South Hall at 209 Mall Plaza Blvd. (Monroeville)
When: February 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to February 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
How much: $8
In celebration of its new Tropical Forest Cuba exhibit, Phipps Conservatory is hosting a festival featuring entertainment and food inspired by one of the world's most botanically and culturally rich rainforest regions. Learn how to salsa dance, explore Cuban foods, discover the fascinating stories behind some of Cuba’s unique plant life and, of course, explore the new exhibit designed to transport visitors to the colorful and culturally rich landscapes of the Caribbean island.
Where: Phipps Conservatory at One Schenley Park (Squirrel Hill)
When: February 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much: Activities included with museum admission
Cupid’s Undie Run — a “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a party — seeks to raise $290,000 to find a cure for neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 children born. Organizers encourage undies as running outfits, but costumes are also welcome.
Where: McFadden's at 211 N Shore Dr. (North Shore)
When: February 10, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much: $40
With the motto "Keep it real, keep it local," this food tasting offers a chance to savor winter offerings from local farms, food producers, wineries, breweries and distilleries. At "For the Love of Pittsburgh Local Food Tasting," chat with local small business owners in a relaxed environment.
Where: August Wilson Center at 980 Liberty Ave. (Downtown)
When: February 10, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
How much: $25
A homebrew competition to benefit the Edgewood Symphony, Rhapsody in Brew features homebrews, live music and food truck fare. Brewers will compete for homebrew superiority.
Where: Union Project at 801 N. Negley Ave. (Highland Park)
When: February 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $35