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For 09/17/2022

31st Annual Wild Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival

Outdoor
Downtown Erie
Family friendly
Festivals/Fairs
Food
Pet-friendly
09/17/2022 | 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

This festival features National Touring, Award Winning BBQ Cooking Teams, local and regional entertainment, works by artisans and craftsmen, vendors, business booths, service groups, festival foods and treats, specialty acts, beer on the plaza and safe inflatable rides.

Albion Area Fair

General
09/17/2022

The biggest little fair around!

Erie Irish Festival

General
Festivals/Fairs
Family friendly
Outdoor
09/17/2022

CELEBRATE AN IRISH WEEKEND IN ERIE, PA!

Erie Playhouse presents "The Sound of Music"

09/17/2022 | 07:30 PM

The hills are alive, with the sound of music!

Candlelight Ghost Walks: Haunted Girard

09/17/2022 | 08:00 PM

May - October 2022 in Girard, Pennsylvania

Pier 6 Rooftop Summer Music Series

Downtown Erie
Outdoor
Concerts
09/17/2022 | 08:00 PM

Join us for live music on our East Deck!

Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture present: Bernadette Peters with the Erie Philharmonic

Arts and Culture
Concerts
09/17/2022 | 07:30 PM

A multiple Tony and Grammy Award winner admired for her peerless performances of Stephen Sondheim's work, Bernadette Peters has been a radiant presence on Broadway, film, television, and the solo concert stage for over fifty years.

Johnson Estate Winery Great Grape Walks

Outdoor
Seasonal
Wineries
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Enjoy a self-guided walk through the vineyards first planted by Fred Johnson in 1961 - over sixty years ago!

Secret Garden Tea Party

Arts and Culture
Family friendly
Food
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

A fun morning of tea etiquette with The Cork and the expERIEnce Children's Museum!

Gallery Night

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
09/17/2022 | 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Gallery Night is a citywide celebration of art taking place at various art galleries.

Mazzmosa Weekends at Mazza Vineyards

Wineries
Adults only (21+)
09/17/2022

You are invited to enjoy Mazza's take on this light, delightful beverage while visiting them on Saturdays or Sundays at the South Shore Wine Company or Mazza Vineyards.

Gallery Night Artist’s Reception: “Wonders” by Susan Stone

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
09/17/2022 | 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Glass Growers Gallery presents: “Wonders” by Susan Stone

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
09/17/2022

Come experience Glass Growers Gallery’s beautiful new exhibit “Wonders” featuring the work of Susan Stone

Asbury Woods Story Book Walk

Outdoor
Family friendly
Educational
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

The storybook walk is an opportunity to read the book The Birdwatchers by Simon James as you meander a short trail loop adjacent to the Wasiesky Teaching Pavilion, near the Nature Center.

From Hive to Honey: The Honey Bee Story

Family friendly
Educational
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

From Hive to Honey celebrates the wonderful honey bee and the vital role it plays in agriculture, pollination, and the food chain.

Cherry Bomb Live at Oliver's Beer Garden!

09/17/2022 | 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

ComiCon Erie 2022

Bayfront District
Family friendly
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

PACA presents: MAURITIUS by Theresa Rebeck

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
09/17/2022 | 07:30 PM

Stamp collecting is far more risky than you think.

Sissons Pumpkin Patch

Seasonal
Outdoor
Family friendly
09/17/2022 | 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

The Mazza family welcomes you to explore 3 unique locations in Lake Erie Wine Country. Sip and savor award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company, both located in North East, PA, and be sure to visit their combination winery, distillery and brewery, Mazza Chautauqua Cellars/Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing, in nearby Westfield, NY.

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Dobbins Landing

Located on the southeast shore of Lake Erie, the Port of Erie has been promoting industrial, commercial, and recreational opportunities on the waters of Lake Erie since 1959.

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Poverty Knob Farmhouse Ales

Stop by Port Farms to check out the newest addition, Poverty Knob Farmhouse Ales. We offer hand-crafted beers and delicious sharable food year-round. The brewery is family and dog friendly with both indoor and outdoor spaces. We offer games, music and entertainment for all ages!

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ASCEND Erie - Climbing | Fitness | Yoga

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Tia Book Cellar

Tia Book Cellar is an independent bookstore offering new and bargain books, unique gifts, puzzles, and games for all interests and ages. Located across from Gibson Park in North East, their brand embodies the local business model and the local grape heritage. Tia's believes that "there is always … local, an alternative, and a story." They look forward to helping you discover your next read or gift here.

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Millcreek Mall

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The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern

The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern is sure to give you an unforgettable and care-free dining experience. Enjoy a nautical atmosphere with a beautiful view of Presque Isle Bay.

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U Pick 6 Craft Beer Pubs & Restaurants

Erie’s own local craft beer pubs are a must-visit! With 4 great locations, just pick one that’s convenient for you! A casual, family friendly dining experience with something for everyone! To view our menu, check out what’s on tap, or get to directions to our pubs, learn more now!”

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UPMC Hamot - See What Makes Us Different

UPMC Hamot is a 458-bed hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital serves as a regional referral hub and is the only accredited trauma center in the region.

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814 Photo

Showcasing the incredible year round beauty of the City of Erie and its surrounding areas, commonly referred to as its area code "the 814". Explore some of Erie County's most breathtaking landscape photography.

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Farmhouse Retreat

Your “Home Away from Home” short term rental sleeps 8 and is in a great location close to Erie Sports Center, Splash Lagoon, shopping and restaurants, as well as Steelhead Fishing. This restored 1881 Farmhouse is located on 10 private acres. Reminisce about bygone days when life was slower and simpler. With a long driveway and large yard, kick back by the firepit, watch wildlife or enjoy a beautiful Erie sunset from the back patio.

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The Cork 1794

Open for Lunch and Dinner. Get ready for an experience like no other. An atmosphere where uncommon style, comfort and service seamlessly meld. Where food and beverages are expertly crafted to be beautiful, satisfying and truly special. A place that makes every day feel like a reason to celebrate.

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Two45 Waterfront Grille Now Open!

Savor an exquisite waterfront dining experience at Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, where culinary excellence meets panoramic views. This signature restaurant invites you to indulge in a delectable journey with a menu showcasing locally sourced ingredients and global inspirations while overlooking the serene waters of Lake Erie.

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Voted Erie’s Choice Best Hospital for eight years in a row

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Experience family summer fun on more than 100 great rides, slides and attractions at Waldameer!

One stop convenience.

Fill your tank, pick up fresh food from local brands, and a six-pack to go in 40 regional locations.

Soak in the fun!

Experience 84 degrees all year at one of the top water parks in the country.

Just for fun!

Experience family summer fun on more than 100 great rides, slides and attractions at Waldameer!

Award-Winning Compassionate Care

Voted Erie’s Choice Best Hospital for eight years in a row

Ante-up, Erie.

Find true action with slots, table games, sports book, and horse racing.