Looks like the Northside has gone Hollywood, for a weekend at least, with casting calls at Wigle Whiskey, Deutschtown Music Festival performers in Market Square and the grand premiere of Pittsburgh-filmed “Living While Black” web-series.
By: NSC Staff
Thursday, June 7
Trivia at Bier’s Pub
The War Streets Brewery Taproom inside Bier’s Pub will be hosting a trivia night at 6 p.m. Guests can form teams up to 4 and will compete in 5 rounds of trivia. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Gilligan’s Sorbet Tasting at Allegheny City Brewing
ACB will be hosting a special tasting of Gilligan’s Sorbet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gilligan’s will be offering up two selections that will each be paired with an ACB beer. The orange pineapple sorbet will be matched with the Hullabaloo Hefeweizen and the chocolate sorbet will be paired with the Northside Buzz Coffee IPA. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
“Mindhunter” Casting Call at Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse
Looking for your big Hollywood break? Casting agents for the hit Netflix show “Mindhunter” will be holding open casting calls for Season 2, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden. The show is primarily filmed in Pittsburgh. Registration is free. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Friday, June 8
Riverview Park 5K Walk/Run
Why not kickoff Riverview Park’s Heritage Day weekend with a little exercise? Observatory Hill Inc. (OHI) will be hosting the race which will lead participants throughout Riverview Park. The race starts at 7 p.m., volunteers can register online or at the event. Observatory Hill Inc. will also be hosting Observatory Hill’s Heritage Day on Saturday, June 9 from noon to 4 p.m. For additional information on Heritage Day, visit OHI’s event page.
Northside Farmer’s Market
The Northside Farmer’s Market made its return last week. Every Friday, local vendors will be on site in East Allegheny Commons Park from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
“Living While Black” Premiere at Alloy 26
“Living While Black” is a comedic web-series filmed and set in Pittsburgh and will air a debut episode at 7 p.m. in Alloy 26. The show is centered on Nia, a young African-American woman who is trying to make sense of relationships, societal strains and mental health issues as an African American woman in White America. The comedy is created and produced by Brittany Boyd. For more information on the viewing party, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Saturday, June 9
Junk in the Trunk Flea Market
The Emmanuel Christian Church in Brighton Heights will be hosting the first in their monthly Junk in the Trunk Flea Market event series at 8 a.m. The market will be open until 2 p.m. and refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Deutschtown Goes Downtown
Can’t wait for the Deutschtown Music Festival? Swing down to Market Square for a special preview featuring performances from BBGuns, Clara Kent, Devin Moses and his Imaginary Friend, and DJ KantiKasa Williams. The show starts at 5 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Rummage Show at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish
Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Troy Hill will be hosting a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Bicycle Heaven Annual Bike Show and Swap
The annual Bicycle Heaven Bike Show kicks off at 9 a.m. and will run until Sunday, June 10. Guests will be able to view and purchase rare bikes, bike parts or even swap their favorites with other cyclists! For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Archie and the Bunkers at Get Hip Records
After the bike show, swing down to Get Hip Record Store for live performances from Archie and the Bunkers, Nox Boys and Spectres. The show starts at 7 p.m., with beverages provided by Rock Bottom Brewery. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, visit Get Hip’s event page.
Vinyl Record Night at The Park House
Vinyl Record Night is back from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Bring your favorite records in and get a chance to spin them for the crowd. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Ludovia at Allegheny YMCA
City of Play is hosting a weekly Ludovia class from 2 p.m to 3 p.m. Ludovia is a fitness class that combines martial arts, dance, theater and parlor games to help enhance wellness and social communication. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Sunday, June 10
Kathleen George at Arnold’s Tea
Pittsburgh-based author Kathleen George will be at Arnold’s Tea from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. promoting her new book, “The Blues Walked In.” George published the novel earlier this year and will be doing a book reading and discussion. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Spring Concert at Calvary United Methodist Church
The Calvary United Methodist Church will be hosting a performance from the Ellwood City Area Civic Chorale. The free concert starts at 4 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.