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. A comedic performer on stage and screen, Short has won awards in television, film and theater since his exceptional season on “Saturday Night Live” over 30 years ago. $ 40 to $ 65. 814-824-3000, miac.mercyhurst.edu/events
MIAC live:Martin Short brings iconic comedic skills to the Mercyhurst Live Series opening on September 23
“Shades of BublÃ©: A tribute to three men to Michael BublÃ©”: Saturdays, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10th St. Concert event celebrating the reopening of the doors of the Playhouse and featuring Erie’s Michael Valentine. The evening gala includes cocktail hour. $ 21.75 plus taxes and fees for adults and $ 12 plus taxes and fees for morning students; $ 31.50 plus taxes and fees for the evening. 814-454-2852, erieplayhouse.org
Reopening:Erie Playhouse set to open to the public in September for live performances
Appearing at Kellar’s: Comedy Magician Trino, as seen on The CW Network’s âMasters of Illusionâ, will appear at Kellar’s: A Modern Magic & Comedy Club, 1402 State St., Friday and Saturday at 7 pm. Tickets are $ 30 and all guests must be 21 years of age or older. Trino has also appeared on shows on Fox, The Verge, and ABC. 814-461-0911, kellarsmagic.com
All act theater: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., at 652 W. 17th St. Production of “Blood Relations”, a mystery / drama about Lizzie Borden. $ 15 for adults, $ 12 for seniors / students and $ 5 for ages 6 to 11. Also scheduled for October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. 814-450-8553, 814-449-6554, allanact.net
Future :Busy live theater season ahead for Erie, including reopens. Here is what we know.
Collective alliance of performing artists: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., at PACA, 1505 State St. Production of “Alabaster”, a dark and comedic Southern drama about love, art
and the power of women. $ 15. Also scheduled for October 1, 2, 8 and 9. 814-616-7222, paca1505.org
Button display: Saturday, 9 am-5pm and Sunday, 10 am-2pm, Bel-Aire Hotel, 2800 W. Eighth St. Pennsylvania State Button Society’s Fall Show hosted by the French Creek Valley Button Club featuring vintage buttons, vendors and children’s workshops and adults. $ 3 entry. 814-746-5008.
LEAF Free Market: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the west side of Eighth Street in Frontier Park. Includes vendors selling fresh bread and pastries, fruits and vegetables, oils and vinegar, honey, herbs, fresh flowers and plants, coffee and tea. Sometimes also local craft vendors, artists, cider, beer and more. leaferie.org/openmarket
Leaf Market – Lake Erie Arboretum
The Grandes Marches du Raisin 2021: Enjoy a self-guided walk at Johnson Estate Winery, 8419 W. Route 20, Westfield, New York. Saturdays: Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 and 9 at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sundays: Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 and 10, at 10 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Taste up to 13 grape varieties grown at the estate. Participants will receive baskets of grapes and borrowed clippers to fill them. After the walk, the older ones can taste wines made from these grapes from the estate accompanied by a small board of cheeses and cold meats in the outdoor dining room. Advance reservations are recommended. $ 35 per adult. bit.ly/2YIWZwb
More events:Drama, nature and more round out September’s entertainment in the Erie region
Sunday Hill District Flea sidewalk: Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in historic Federal Hill in Erie, near West 26th and Peach streets. Music, food trucks, fashion, vendors, more. Free to attend. shopsonthehill.org, bit.ly/3kgIUhD
Taste of the Arts district art market: Till Tuesday. Virtual fundraiser for Inner-City Neighborhood Art House offering the opportunity to view, buy and bid on artwork created by local students and artists. 814-455-5508, quartierarthouse.org
Things to do in Erie PA – Erie Times-News
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