Harry Potter Film & Cultural Festival

February 16 - 28, 2018

For 13 days, Row House Cinema & Bierport are transporting fans to the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Film Information
Event Locations & Age Requirements
Schedule of Films & Events
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Planned in the extravaganza is your chance to see all 8 Harry Potter films while enjoying wizard-themed food and beverages (We have hot and cold alcoholic and non-alcoholic Butter Brew - our hot version is an actual recipe from the 1500's!) at The Leaky Keg, Sorting Hat ceremonies, Fortune-Telling & Terrarium-making activities, a wizard-inspired fashion showcase, and so, so, so, so much more!

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Film Information



Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone

British orphan Harry Potter discovers he is a wizard and is whisked away to attend the magical Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where adventure and new friendships abound. (2001)
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Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets

Harry, Ron, and Hermione return for their second year at Hogwarts to face new challenges in the form of a mysterious dark force that is petrifying students. (2002)
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Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban

Sirius Black has escaped from Azkaban prison. The notorious follower of Lord Voldemort (the dark wizard who killed Harry’s parents) is rumored to have his sights set on ending Harry’s life. (2004)
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Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire

Hogwarts hosts the dangerous Triwizard Tournament between three magical schools. Harry is picked to compete even though he’s underage raising suspicions that more sinister games are afoot. (2005)
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Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix

Outside wizarding politics permeate Hogwarts’ walls when the Minister of Magic takes over the school in an attempt to stem Harry’s claim that Lord Voldemort has returned. (2007)
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Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince

Harry discovers a powerful spell book owned by the “Half-Blood Prince” and finds himself learning more about Voldemort’s past and his curious interest in horcruxes. (2009)
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Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 1

Harry, Ron, and Hermione leave Hogwarts on a mission to destroy Voldemort’s horcruxes. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. (2010)
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Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2

The final battle awaits as Harry and the Order of the Phoenix prepare to face Voldemort and his Death Eaters for the biggest showdown between good and evil the wizarding world has ever seen. (2012)
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Event Locations & Age Requirements

Harry Potter Film Screenings

Location
Row House Cinema, 4115 Butler Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201

Hours of Operation
Row House Cinema will be open the duration of the festival, from 11:00 am - 10:00pm unless noted

Age Requirements
All film screenings and events at Row House Cinema are ALL AGES for all times.

Description
We’ll be serving Non-alcoholic Flying Cauldron Butterscotch Soda Bottles, Fresh & homemade chilled alcoholic Butter Brew, Chocolate Frog, Jelly Slugs, Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans, Wizard cookies independently created and conceived by local baker, Yummyholic, and Butter Brew ice cream independently made by Millie's Homemade Ice Cream

The Leaky Keg

Location
Bierport (next to Row House Cinema), 4115 Butler Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201

Hours of Operation
The Leaky Keg will be open the duration of the festival, from 11:00 am - 10:00pm unless noted

Age Requirements
All standard times and events at The Leaky Keg are 21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID, with the following exceptions:
- Wizard Weekend February 24 from 10am-5pm - ALL AGES
- Wizard Weekend February 25 from 10am-4pm - ALL AGES

Description
Head to the downstairs of Bierport for our version of a old timey witches pub. Serving up cold “adult” butter brew and Flying Cauldron soda bottles every day, plus our special ancient of hot alcoholic butter brew on select dates (see schedule for availability). Plus wizard themed pub games, music, and mischief

Magically Made Market

Location
Belvedere’s, 4016 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Age Requirements & Hours of Operation
- Wizard Weekend February 24 from 10am-5pm - ALL AGES
- Wizard Weekend February 25 from 10am-4pm - ALL AGES

Description
A Magically Made Market with a carefully-curated selection of local vendors with magical items for sale: wands, home goods, jewelry, clothing, fine art. etc.

Chef Sprout

Location
Reed and Company, 4113 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Age Requirements & Hours of Operation
- Wizard Weekend February 24 from 10am-5pm - ALL AGES
- Wizard Weekend February 25 from 10am-4pm - ALL AGES

Description
Smoothies, juices, and concoctions put a pep in your step and available to the public for purchase. Also, City Grows will be hosting a special Terrarium making activity (sold out) – make an enchanted terrarium to take home!


Schedule of Events



Saturday - February 17


Midnight Friday - 24 Hours of Harry Potter MarathonRow House Cinema
SOLD OUT
ALL AGES
- Awards for people who complete all eight
- Complimentary Coffee & Tea
- Lots of door prizes, swag, trivia, and tons of fun throughout the day.

12:01am - HP 1: Sorcerer's Stone
3:00am - HP 2: Chamber of Secrets
6:10am - HP 3: Prisoner of Azkaban

8:30am breakfast break

9:30am - HP 4: Goblet of Fire
12:40pm - HP 5: Order of the Phoenix
3:30pm - HP 6: Half Blood Prince

6:00pm dinner break

7:00pm - HP 7: Deathly Hallows Pt. 1
9:45pm - HP 8: Deathly Hallows Pt. 2
Link for more information



Sunday - February 18


10:15am - Magical Drag Queen Storytime & 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer’s StoneRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Storytime begins at 10:15am
- Film starts at 11:15am
- Must have film ticket to attend the storytime
- Tickets are $7
Link for more information
Link for tickets

2:30pm - 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
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6:00pm - 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
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9:00pm - 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
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Monday - February 19

Gryffindor House Day at Row House!

12:30pm - 🎥 HP 5: Order of the PhoenixRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:30pm - 🎥 HP 7: Deathly Hallows Part 1Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:30pm - 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer's StoneRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


7:00pm - Trivia (SOLD OUT)The Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- Trivia, Butter Brew, & other Leaky Keg Fun! SOLD OUT

9:30pm - Gryffindor Party with 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Meet the loyal house Drag Queen!
- Get $1 off at concessions if you wear Gryffindor colors! (though all houses welcome)
- Take a picture with the house drag queen and enjoy a special introduction to the film
- Tickets are $9
Link for more information
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Tuesday - February 20

Hufflepuff House Day at Row House!

12:45pm - 🎥 HP 6: Half Blood PrinceRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:50pm - 🎥 HP 8: Deathly Hallows Part 2Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:00pm -> 9:00pm - Fortune Telling & Coloring NightThe Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
Break out the crystal balls and the crayola for a night of fortune telling, butter brew, coloring, and magical times.
- Sign up sheet when you come in. First Come First Served
- No Cover: $10 per reading & coloring is free!
Link for more information

6:30pm - 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


9:45pm - Hufflepuff Party with 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Meet the lovable house Drag Queen!
- Get $1 off at concessions if you wear Hufflepuff colors! (though all houses welcome)
- Take a picture with the house drag queen and enjoy a special introduction to the film
- Tickets are $9
Link for more information
Link for tickets



Wednesday - February 21

Ravenclaw House Day at Row House!

12:30pm - 🎥 HP 7: Deathly Hallows Part 1Row House Cinema
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3:30pm - 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer's StoneRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:30pm - 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


7:00pm - Trivia (SOLD OUT)The Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- Trivia, butter brew, & other Leaky Keg Fun! SOLD OUT

9:30pm - Ravenclaw Party with 🎥 HP 5: Order of the PhoenixRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Meet the clever house Drag Queen!
- Get $1 off at concessions if you wear Ravenclaw colors! (though all houses welcome)
- Take a picture with the house drag queen and enjoy a special introduction to the film
- Tickets are $9
Link for more information
Link for tickets



Thursday - February 22

Slytherin House Day at Row House!

12:35pm - 🎥 HP 8: Deathly Hallows Part 2Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:15pm - 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:30pm - 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


9:30pm - Slytherin Party with 🎥 HP 6: Half Blood PrinceRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Meet the cunning house Drag Queen!
- Get $1 off at concessions if you wear Slytherin colors! (though all houses welcome)
- Take a picture with the house drag queen and enjoy a special introduction to the film
- Tickets are $9
Link for more information
Link for tickets



Friday - February 23


12:00pm (Noon) - 🎥 HP 8: Deathly Hallows Part 2Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


2:45pm - 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


5:45pm - Sorting Hat Ceromony & 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer’s StoneRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- ⚡️
- Anyone who wants to be sorted will be sorted, adults and children!
- A few special attendees will be chosen to be sorted on stage!
- The hat will be voiced by the booming Sean Collier
- Film starts at 6:15pm
- Tickets are $9
Link for more information
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8:30pm -> 11:00pm - Live Wizard-Themed Music: Hawthorn & HollyThe Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- No cover; but does get packed quickly
- Hot butter brew, cold butter brew, and Flying Cauldron soda available
Link for more information

9:15pm - 🎥 HP 6: Half Blood PrinceRow House Cinema
Link for tickets




Saturday - February 24

All Ages Wizard Weekend!

9:00am - 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


10:00am -> 5:00pm - ALL AGES Leaky KegThe Leaky Keg
ALL AGES
- Elixir Lab in the Taproom
- House Sorting with the Sorting Hat
- Nonalcoholic cold butter brew
- Cold alcoholic butter brew for 21+ only
Link for more information

10:00am -> 5:00pm - Magically Made MarketBelevederes
ALL AGES
- MC'd by Queen Bebe Beretta
- A carefully-curated selection of local vendors with magical items for sale: wands, home goods, jewelry, clothing, fine art. etc.
- Food trucks: The Coop Chicken and Waffles & Sinkers and Suds
- Witch and wizard inspired fashion show from local vendors
Link for more information

10:00am -> 5:00pm - Good-For-You GrubReed & Company
ALL AGES
Juices, antidotes, tonics, and concoctions to put a pep in your step
Link for more information

10:30am - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed & Company
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


11:45am - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed & Company
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


12:00pm (noon) - 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer's StoneRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


1:00pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed & Company
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


2:15pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed & Company
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


3:15pm - 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:30pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed & Company
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


6:30pm - 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


9:30pm - 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
Link for tickets




Sunday - February 25

Harry Potter, All Ages Wizard Weekend!

10:00am -> 4:00pm - ALL AGES Leaky KegThe Leaky Keg
ALL AGES
- Elixir Lab in the Taproom
- House Sorting with the Sorting Hat
- Nonalcoholic cold butter brew
- Cold alcoholic butter brew for 21+ only
Link for more information

10:00am -> 4:00pm - Magically Made MarketBeleveres
ALL AGES
- MC'd by Queen Bebe Beretta
- A carefully-curated selection of local vendors with magical items for sale: wands, home goods, jewelry, clothing, fine art. etc.
- Food trucks: The Coop Chicken and Waffles & Sinkers and Suds
- Witch and wizard inspired fashion show from local vendors
Link for more information

10:00am -> 4:00pm - Good-For-You GrubReed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
Juices, antidotes, tonics, and concoctions to put a pep in your step
Link for more information

10:30am - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


11:00am - 🎥 HP 5: Order of the PhoenixRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


11:45am - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


1:00pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


2:00pm - 🎥 HP 6: Half Blood PrinceRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


2:15pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


3:30pm - 🌿 Hands-on, 1-hour Terrarium Making Activity (SOLD OUT)Reed's Greenhouse
ALL AGES
- Make a small terrarium - Learn all about the plants and how a terrarium thrives
- Green thumb elixir samples from Reed & Co to get going
SOLD OUT


5:15pm - 🎥 HP 7: Deathly Hallows Part 1Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


8:20pm - 🎥 HP 8: Deathly Hallows Part 2Row House Cinema
Link for tickets




Monday - February 26


12:15pm - 🎥 HP 7: Deathly Hallows Part 1Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:15pm - 🎥 HP 3: Prisoner of AzkabanRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:00pm - 🦉 Live Owl Presentation with 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
ALL AGES
- Meet a live owl, presented by the Humane Animal Rescue
- Fall in love with the magical & majestic beauty of the owl
- 🦉 = 😍 - Guests will not be able to touch or hold the owl
- Tickets are $12 ($3 going to support the Humane Animal Rescue)
Link for more information
Link for tickets

7:00pm - Trivia (SOLD OUT)The Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- Trivia, butter brew, & other Leaky Keg Fun! SOLD OUT

10:00pm - 🎥 HP 5: Order of the PhoenixRow House Cinema
Link for tickets




Tuesday - February 27


12:00pm (Noon) - 🎥 HP 2: Chamber of SecretsRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:15pm - 🎥 HP 4: Goblet of FireRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:00pm -> 9:00pm - Fortune Telling & Coloring NightThe Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
Break out the crystal balls and the crayola for a night of fortune telling, butter brew, coloring, and magical times.
- Sign up sheet when you come in. First Come First Served
- No Cover: $10 per reading & coloring is free!
Link for more information

6:30pm - 🎥 HP 6: Half Blood PrinceRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


7:00pm - Wizard Themed Dinner Party (SOLD OUT)The Vandal & The Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- Four-course, intimate evening of Wizard inspired food & drinks.
- Exclusive VIP access to The Leaky Keg without the crowds
- Complimentary adult butter brew (hot or cold)
- Fortune Telling: professional tarot card readers
- Coloring!
SOLD OUT
9:45pm - 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer's StoneRow House Cinema
Link for tickets




Wednesday - February 28


12:15pm - 🎥 HP 1: Sorcerer's StoneRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


3:30pm - 🎥 HP 5: Order of the PhoenixRow House Cinema
Link for tickets


6:30pm - 🎥 HP 7: Deathly Hallows Part 1Row House Cinema
Link for tickets


7:00pm - Trivia (SOLD OUT)The Leaky Keg
21+ ONLY WITH VALID ID
- Trivia, butter brew, & other Leaky Keg Fun!
SOLD OUT

9:30pm - Weasley Sweater Party with 🎥 HP 8: Deathly Hallows Part 2Row House Cinema
ALL AGES
Festival Closing Party - Last Film & Event
- Everyone in their best ugly sweater gets $1 off concessions. - Free small popcorn to anyone in an actual Weasley sweater! - Tickets are $9
Link for more information
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