See the debut of The Butterfly Project

What The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is debuting The Butterfly Project Pittsburgh exhibit, a part of the global Butterfly Project. The exhibit will feature two original art installations showcasing 875 butterflies painted by Pittsburghers from 20 different schools and organizations during 2016-17. The Butterfly Project is a San Diego-based international organization which aims to paint 1.5 million ceramic butterflies — one for each of the 1.5 million children lost in the Holocaust. Hana Kovanic, a local survivor who was in the Theresienstadt camp, will give remarks.
Where Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh at 826 Hazelwood Avenue (Greenfield)
When September 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
How much $5 suggested donation | students and survivors are free

There will be beer in milk jugs at Oktoberfest

What It's the city's biggest Oktoberfest celebration, featuring music, German food and, yes, the traditional beer in milk jugs. Penn Brewery's Oktoberfest runs on the weekends of Sept. 15-17 and 22-24. Fest hours are 5 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, and noon to 10 p.m. Sundays. Lederhosen encouraged. So what's it like to host the city's biggest fall fest? We found out.
Where Penn Brewery at 800 Vinial Street (Troy Hill)
When September 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm to September 17, 2017 at 12:00 am
How much Free admission

Make a date with a maker at MakerDate

What At this fundraiser for Assemble, guests can bid on "dates" with craft makers, designers, technologists and innovators, who will work with the winning bidders to make art or technology or to learn a new skill. The event also includes drinks, appetizers, dancing, a silent auction and a wearable circuit activity.
Where Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)
When September 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
How much $30