Winter is almost over–Thank u, next. And on that sweet note we bring in the March events — from Pierogi Palooza and the Cocktail Classic to the Made in PGH sports trivia night and Burning Bridges comedy festival. You guys, Spring is definitely around the corner.

Home and Garden Show | David Lawrence Convention Center

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Spring is the air–get prepared with the Home and Garden Show! Over 10 acres of everything you’ll need for your next home project, along with advice from the experts. $10 Adult, $4 Child 6-12, 5 and under Free.

Check out our article on the upcoming Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show!

Pittsburgh ‘Bleed Black and Gold’ Tattoo Expo | Station Square Sheraton

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The best tattoo artists from all over the country converge for ink ecstasy. Trust us, it’s a much better way to get your first tat instead of a 3am drunk excursion with friends. No regurts! There’s also live bands and the Miss Pittsburgh Pin Up Contest. Tickets will be sold at the door only. $25 door, $50 3-day pass, $40 Saturday and Sunday pass, Under 12 free with paying Adult, military discount: $10 off 3 day pass only.

St. Practice Day Pierogi Contest and Pub Tour

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Who wants to wait until St. Pat’s Day anyway? Start the bar crawl a week early as you journey across a ton of Carson Street bars filled with $1 pierogies, discount Miller Lite and “The Green Mojo,” the official shot of St. Practice Day. Early bird tickets include T-shirt- $10 while supplies last, $15 after March 2nd, Early bird- $5 while supplies last, $10 after March 2nd.

PGH Sports Trivia with Post-Gazette Team hosted by Made in PGH | Stack’d Shadyside

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Here’s some trivia: What’s the best night to show off your Pittsburgh sports knowledge and win amazing prizes?! You guessed it—the first ever Made in PGH sports trivia night! The winning team will receive four Penguins tickets. Your team can also enjoy free wings, drink specials, Stack’d gift cards, and Made in PGH merch. The event is hosted by Post-Gazette sports writers including writer Sean Gentille, editor Tyler Batiste and more!

SHAPE Training Empower Hour Boxing Bootcamp | Ace Hotel

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Celebrate Women’s history month with an inspired round of boxing bootcamp. The event is fun and motivational, which “acknowledges all of the hard-working women who strengthen our community and empower them through a high-intensity, uplifting boxing workout experience.”  The event is free. You can sign up here

Burning Bridges Comedy Festival

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How often can you see the best local comics in the Burgh all in one weekend?! The third annual festival features stand up comedy from over 50 performers, both national and local. Venues include Hambones, Club Cafe, and Arcade Comedy Theater. Laugh, drink, and laugh some more. Tickets – $10

LUPEC Art Show

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LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails) is an all women’s, all local gallery show–featuring cocktails while talking about women’s history. Admission and parking is free. The event takes places at Monks on Penn Ave. All proceeds go directly to the artists!

Wine Shine ‘n Spirits Pierogi Palooza

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Now this has some serious Burgh-esque qualities. Pierogies? Check. Beer? Check. An all day event featuring wine sampling? Check!! The Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe will be packed with local wineries, distilleries, pierogi palooza buffet, and shopping vendors. Online ticket $10 ($5 ticket, $5 glass) $15 at door.

Cocktail Classic

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This brand new event at The Pennsylvanian showcases 20 of the cities best bars and bartenders. The $45 ticket gets you 10 craft cocktail samples and a complimentary food voucher to be redeemed at one of the five on site food vendors. A portion of the proceeds benefit the 412 food rescue. Tickets $20 designated driver ticket, $45

Josh McCann

Josh McCann is a contributing writer for Made in PGH, where he writes about events and music. He's a Point Park University alumnus, musician, and founder of the music blog Where The Bands Are. His writing on rock and roll has appeared in the Globe and the Northside Chronicle.

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