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Outdoor Events to Look Forward to This Week

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It's Friday and that means it's time to look ahead to some of the opportunities for outdoor fun, in the days ahead.

UPMC's "Sunset Music Series" kicks off next Wednesday, June 11.  The lineup for the first concert features Ruby Port and City Love Story.

This year, the Presque Isle Partnership is bringing us 2 acts, every Wednesday night.

"There are so many great bands in and around the Erie area, we just wanted to accommodate as many people as we could," said Preqsue Isle Partnership Executive Director, Jon DeMarco.  "By having 2 bands per week, we can showcase 12 bands, total."

Another event to look forward to is the next Downtown Erie Block Party.  It will happen next Thursday at Sullivan's Pub and benefits the A.N.N.A Shelter.

Then, Erie's own legendary punk rockers "The X-Whites" are reuniting for their first live show in 5 years.  You can head to Sherlock's at 10 p.m. on Saturday, to catch that show.

And from punk rock, to rock opera, the Erie Playhouse's production of  "Jesus Christ Superstar" premieres this weekend.  The Playhouse cast will give their take on the Andrew Lloyd Weber, Tim Rice Musical with a show set for 7:30, Friday evening.

Jesus Christ Superstar will have a 4 week run at the Playhouse on West 10th street.

Then for the kids, it's "Equipment Day" at the Erie Zoo.  Kids can get up close and personal with heavy duty machinery, including: dump trucks, fire trucks, and tractors.  That takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the first 500 kids get a yellow construction hat.
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