With the returns of Northside Sandwich Week, Huszar Bacon Roast and the Northside Farmer’s Market, this weekend is looking pretty epic.

By: NSC Staff


Thursday, May 17

F.I.N.E Art Residency: Merav Kamel at the Children’s Museum

In part of the Children’s Museum’s F.I.N.E Art Residency program, Israeli soft sculptor Merav Kamel will be on site from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. to help teach an interactive session. For more information, visit the museum’s event page.

Northside Sandwich Week Kick-off

Get ready to loosen up your belts, the 7th annual Northside Sandwich Week Sandwich Sampler returns to The Grand Hall in The Priory at 6 p.m. Will Chateau Cafe and Cakery defend their title? Or will a new challenger be crowned Sandwich King (or Queen) of the Northside? Tickets are $35 and include 2 adult beverages. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Friday, May 18

Virtual Gaming at the Woods Run Library

Looking to nerd out this weekend? The Woods Run Library is hosting a virtual reality game night from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, the library will be hosting a superhero movie matinee at 2 p.m. For more information, visit the library’s event page.

The Local Record Release Party at Get Hip

Get Hip Record Store in Chateau will be hosting an album release party for The Local at 7 p.m. The alt-folk group will perform songs from their debut EP “Reverie,” which will also be available for purchase. Attendees can also expect performances from Some Kind of Animal and DJ Kyle Adams. For more information, visit Get Hip’s event page.

Allegheny Commons Park Farmer’s Market

It’s that time of year again, the weekly Northside Farmer’s Market returns this Friday. Swing down to Allegheny Commons Park from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and support your local small businesses and farmers. For more information, visit the Allegheny Commons’ event page.


Saturday, May 19

Bacon Roast at Huszar

Bacon, booze, fire and music — what’s not to love? Huszar is hosting a bacon roast from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy Szalona Sutes (the bacon), Hungarian brandy, Karlovacko beer (a Croatian pilsner), and of course live entertainment. For more information or to reserve a seat, visit Huszar’s event page

Joel Pace Organ Trio at Bier’s Pub

The Joel Pace Organ Trio will be performing at the War Streets Brewery Taproom inside Bier’s Pub from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Tom Kurlander at City Books

Classic rock artist Tom Kurlander will be performing at City Books in Allegheny West at 7 p.m. Kurlander will be performing songs from his second studio album “Sugar Burn Sessions.” For more information, visit City Books’ Facebook page.

Art About PGH Neighborhood Cleanup in Chateau

The Art Car will be making a stop in Chateau this weekend from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. In part with a Three Rivers Heritage Cleanup effort from Friends of the Riverfront, Great Lakes Brewing and Allegheny Cleanways, Art About PGH will be on site helping re-purpose the “waste” into a trash-into-art project. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page

Yoga In The Park

Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh is offering FREE Yoga in the Park every Saturday at 10:30AM April 28th – September 29th in Allegheny West Park at Brighton Rd. and Ridge Ave. For more information, visit the Facebook event.

Sunday, May 20

Stair and Cider Sipping at Threadbare

Get your stairs on and celebrate with an ice cold glass of cider afterward. Threadbare Cider and Mead will be hosting a walking tour of Spring Garden and Troy Hill’s staircases and hidden pathways. The event starts at 11 a.m., and participants will receive a complimentary flight of cider at the conclusion of the tour. For more information, visit the Threadbare’s event page.

The Day the Earth Stood Still at Rangos Giant Cinema

It is Sci-Fi Sunday — that’s a thing, right? Well, it is now, at least. Rangos Giant Cinema will be hosting a special screening of the 1951 classic, “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” Pittsburgh-based musician Ben Opie will be on site and will perform the movie’s introductory theme with the theremin, an electronic instrument used to compose a majority of the film’s score. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the cinema’s event page.

Merry Month of May Concert at California Coffee Bar

California Coffee Bar in Brighton Heights will be hosting a Merry Month of May Concert with performances from Paz and Ukulele Eddie. The show is free to attend and begins at noon. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Anime Club and Sahaja Meditation at Allegheny Library

Stop in and share your enthusiasm for manga, anime and Japanese culture during the Allegheny Library’s Anime Club from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The library will also be hosting the weekly Sahaja meditation classes from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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