Martin Short in the MIAC Live series: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst University, 501 E. 38th St. Comedic Actor of stage and screen, Short has won awards in television, film and theater since his breakout season on Saturday Night Live won “More than 30 years ago. $ 40- $ 65. 814-824-3000, miac.mercyhurst.edu/events
“Shades of Bublé: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé”: Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7.30 p.m., Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10. St. Concert for the reopening of the Playhouse doors and with Erie’s Michael Valentine in the lead role. The evening gala includes a cocktail hour. $ 21.75 plus adult taxes and fees and $ 12 plus student taxes and fees for the matinee; $ 31.50 plus taxes and fees for the evening. 814-454-2852, erieplayhouse.org
Appearance at Kellar: Comedy magician Trino, as featured in the CW Network’s Masters of Illusion, will perform at Kellar’s: A Modern Magic & Comedy Club, 1402 State St. Friday and Saturday at 7pm. Tickets are $ 30 and all guests must be at least 21 years of age older. Trino has also appeared on shows on Fox, The Verge and ABC. 814-461-0911, kellersmagic.com
It’s all an act theater: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 pm and Sunday, 3:00 pm, 652 W. 17th St. Production of “Blood Relations,” a mystery / drama about Lizzie Borden. $ 15 for adults, $ 12 for seniors / students, and $ 5 for children ages 6-11. Also planned for October 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th and 10th. 814-450-8553, 814-449-6554, allanact.net
Collective alliance of performing artists: Friday and Saturday, 8pm, PACA, 1505 State St. Production of “Alabaster”, a darkly comical southern drama about love and art
and the power of women. $ 15. Also planned for October 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th 814-616-7222, paca1505.org
Show button: Saturday, 9 am-5pm and Sunday, 10 am-2pm, Bel-Aire Hotel, 2800 W. The 8th St. Pennsylvania State Button Society’s Fall Show, hosted by the French Creek Valley Button Club, features vintage buttons, vendors, and children’s workshops and adults. $ 3 entry. 814-746-5008.
LEAF Open Market: Saturday, 10am to 2pm on the West Eighth Street side of Frontier Park. Includes vendors selling fresh bread and pastries, fruits and vegetables, oils and vinegars, honey, herbs, fresh flowers and plants, coffee and tea. Sometimes local artisans, artists, cider, beer and more too. leaferie.org/openmarket
2021 Big grape hikes: Enjoy a self-guided walk at Johnson Estate Winery, 8419 W. Route 20, Westfield, New York. Saturdays: September 25th and October 2nd and 9th at 10am and 10.30am; Sundays: 26.09., 03.10. and 10.10., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. Try up to 13 grape varieties from our own cultivation. The participants receive grape baskets and borrowed clippers to fill. After the walk, the elderly can try wines made from the estate’s grapes, paired with a small cheese and sausage board, in the outdoor dining area. Advance reservations are recommended. $ 35 per adult. bit.ly/2YIWZwb
Sidewalk Sunday Hill District Flea: Sunday 10 am-4pm, Erie historic Federal Hill area near West 26th Street and Peach Street. Music, food trucks, fashion, retailers, more. Participate for free. shoponthehill.org, bit.ly/3kgIUhD
Taste of the Arts neighborhood art market: Until Tuesday. Virtual fundraiser for the Inner-City Neighborhood Art House provides the opportunity to view, shop, and bid on artwork by students and local artists. 814-455-5508, neighborhoodarthouse.org
Activities in Erie PA – Erie Times-News
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