This weekend on the Northside


Each Thursday, The Chronicle will highlight a few weekend events on our blog. Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed so you never miss the best Northside happenings!

Saturday, June 2

What: Microbrewers’ Fest
Where: Penn Brewery
When: All day
Penn Brewery will host the 16th annual Microbrewers’ Fest on Saturday, June 2, 2012.  More than 25 microbreweries will be on hand to serve samples of their finest beers at two separate sessions: 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm.   The Fest also features a buffet meal, souvenir glasses, and live music.  Tickets go on sale beginning in April.  Be sure to check for updates at

Sunday, June 3

What: Observatory Hill House Tour
Where: Observatory Hill
When 1-5 p.m.
On Sunday, June 3rd neighbors in Observatory Hill are hosting a spring house tour that features ten houses and two churches. All the homes included this year have beautiful views: of the park, of the city, or of the streets where we live. Starting at Riverview United Presbyterian Church on the corner of Riverview Avenue you’ll drive North to Garvin and Franklin stops then continues south to Waldorf, Baytree and Orleans, and close with visits on Oak Park, Norwood, Marshal Road and nearby Perrysville Avenue. Tickets are priced at $10.00 through May 31, and $15.00 on tour day. You can read more about the homes on tour or purchase tickets at

What: Bicycle Heaven Annual Bike Show, Swap meet and Party
Where: Bicycle Heaven in the R. J. Casey Industrial Park
When: 9 a.m. to ??
Swing by the bike museum to see some awesome, vintage bikes and enjoy food, live music and the beautiful June weather!

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