We get it–the holidays are over and it’s getting colder faster than you can say seasonal depression. How much longer can you stay in the house without going stir crazy?! Luckily there are some cool events coming up to begin the new year. Some of which include an icehouse, biceps and brunch, and Pittsburgh restaurant week. Cheers to a new year of events! 

East End Brewing: Grains to Glass Brewery Tour

January 11th

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Photo Credit: Nathan J Shaulis, Porter Loves Photography

Go behind the scenes for an hour long tour of how beers are made. Along the way you can sample East End Brews and taste the ingredients–the tour also includes a free growler full of fresh local beer. Educational and fun! Always good! $25

Cavanaugh’s Bridal Show

January 11th & 12th | Wyndham Grand 

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It might be winter but we all know that so many weddings are just around the corner. You can prepare for the upcoming wedding season with Pittsburgh’s largest bridal show. Check out over 140 wedding professionals. There are stations everywhere–from wine and build a bouquet to cake and dessert. It’s all here. $10

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week 

January 13th – 19th

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Photo Credit: Patch

Hungry for some new restaurants?! Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is serving up special menus from over 80 restaurants, dishing out a variety options. You can find new dishes while eating sustainably, along with byob and online reservations. Celebrate Pittsburgh restaurants!

Biceps and Brunch

January 19th | Tequila Cowboy

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Back by popular demand, Biceps and Brunch allows you to have a professional workout and enjoy a great brunch. The January edition features Shape Training. Registration is at 9:30, class is at 10, and brunch is at 11. One free drink is provided and BYOB (buy your own brunch). If you want to see what Biceps and Brunch is all about, head to our IG and check out our highlight called “Biceps & Brunch.”

Cool Down for Warmth

January 23rd & 24th | Market Square

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This is the coolest house ever! The 1,000 square-foot ice house benefits local families in need of utility assistance. The house is a multi-room ice structure, which features an attached garage with a car, appliances and counters carved from ice, and ice selfie wall! You can also warm up with the Bowls for Warmth Soup Tasting, which includes 20 local restaurants providing soup for $10 donation. There are giveaways too! 

Science After Hours: Breaking Bad

January 24th, 6:00-10:00pm | Carnegie Science Center 

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Photo Credit: Carnegie Science Center

If you enjoy chemistry and the hit show Breaking Bad then this is your night. Science After Hours is an adult themed night featuring explosive chemical reactions called “Breaking Science.” Learn how to create homemade and battery car chargers, discover the effects of carbonation in homemade brewed beer, and have some beverages. $15advance, $20 door

Boozin’ In Your Onesie Bar Crawl

January 25th

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Photo Credit: Groupon

This has to be the most comfortable bar crawl you’ll ever attend, right?! And what a sight it’s going to be as you and your friends go from bar to bar in a onesie. What is happening? Either way it’s going to be a one of a kind experience. $14.99-$29.99  

Yoga Expo

January 26th | Pittsburgh Opera Building 

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Get refreshed and motivated for the new year! The Pittsburgh Yoga Expo features workshops, demonstrations, special deals from local studios, and vendor giveaways. Classes begin at 10am! $20-$35

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
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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