🍻North Hill Home Brew Fest
The Pittsburgh Shrine Center in Cheswick is hosting the annual homebrewers battle this Saturday starting at 5 p.m. with a VIP private tasting and judging; general admission is 6 p.m. The winner will get their recipe produced at Penn Brewery. Tickets are $5-45.
☀️Spirit Summer Recess Food & Music Festival
Indie music lovers and local foodies can fill up on fun at Spirit in Lawrenceville on Sept. 9. The all-ages daytime party is 2 p.m. - 9 p.m., and the 21+ afterparty is 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Come hungry for vendors like Spirit Wood Fired Pizza, Caffe D' Amore, Pittsburgh Taco Boys, The Fat Butcher, Pure Grub, Piebird, Scratch & Co., and Sultan Doner Gyro. Tickets are $5-20.
Didn’t make it to VegFest this year? Find vegan eats at Velum Fermentation in the South Side on Sept. 16, plus beer, music, live music and dance, skeeball competition, and Halloween-themed art. It’s free!
Pittsburgh Brewing is hosting its first annual Oktoberfest from 3 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30 in Creighton. The celebration will have live music from Barons and Polka Meisters, German food, limited release lagers, merch, and more. Tickets are $25.
☕ Pittsburgh Coffee Week
Oct. 15-21 will be a weeklong celebration uniting "professionals, coffee enthusiasts, local businesses, and communities" with events and drink specials. It’s all thanks to a sponsorship from La Marzocco and Oatly. Stay tuned for more details.
- 🎧 For a taste of what’s to come, check out our City Cast Pittsburgh episode on last year’s coffee week.