Troy Hill Pigtoberfest, Troy Hill Citizens Park, Troy Hill, Oct. 6
If you still want to burn more calories, hoof it up Rialto Street (aka Pig Hill) for Troy Hill Pigtoberfest on Oct. 6. Held rain or shine in Troy Hill Citizens Park, the event will feature live music, local vendors, raffle items and food from Rollin BBQ, Robin’s Burgers, Hilda’s Soul Food, Maddie Ann’s Perogies, Curly’s Tin Rizzi, Pear and the Pickle and St. Michael’s Church. After you pig out, grab a cold Penn Brewery beer to wash it down.
Aurochs Gluten-free Oktoberfest, Avonworth Community Park, Avonworth, Oct. 6
Are you on a gluten-free diet and feeling left out of the Oktoberfest fun? Aurochs Brewing Company is raising a glass to you! On Oct. 6, the brewers — who make all of their beers using alternative grains such as quinoa and millet — will host a gluten-free Oktoberfest celebration. Enjoy beer brats, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, hot apples with cinnamon and pretzel rolls along with the Emsworth-based company’s signature brews, without any wheat, rye and barley getting in the way.
Ok-TEA BEER-fest, Grant Avenue, Millvale, Oct. 13
What do you get when you combine two of the world’s most popular beverages? Ok-TEA BEER-fest! Now in its second year, the event will be held on Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. along Grant Avenue in Millvale. Sample tea-infused concoctions from local homebrewing clubs T.R.U.B. and T.R.A.S.H., A Few Bad Apples Cider Collective and Red Star Kombucha. Or grab one of Yetter’s Candy’s famous beer milkshakes or a non-alcoholic offering from Teamo, a locally-based Peruvian tea maker. German-style food will be available from Sprezzatura, Tupelo Honey Teas, Howard’s Pub and Cousins Lounge.