This weekend in Pittsburgh: Improv Festival, Vegan Brunch & Fashion Films

The Rickmobile is rolling into town, afternoon dance parties, vegan brunch for the whole bunch and lots of other things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend. 

by Lindsay Patross
September 19, 2019

Walking all the dogs // We sat down with Annie Rumbaugh to learn about how she scaled up Peachy Paws, a professional dog walking business

Yes, and… all weekend long // The first-ever Steel City Improv Festival is this weekend. Get ya laughs on. Improv groups from 14 states will be performing in Pittsburgh this weekend.

It’s a hoot // It’s an antique shop, art gallery, and vegan restaurant. From antiques to an affordable brunch buffet, our latest video offers a look inside The Zenith Cafe and the owl-themed bathroom.

Observatory Hill Haze // Our beer of the week is a collaboration effort between Bear Dog Bicycles and Allegheny City Brewing. Using local hops harvested in Observatory Hill, this IPA just entered the Allegheny City lineup. Also available in 4-packs of cans.

The most fashionable films // September 20-26 is the first-ever fashion film fest at Rowhouse Cinema in Lawrenceville. Style 412 is focused on elevating the local fashion scene and they plan to screen movies including “The True Cost,” “Halston,” “Clueless,” and “Zoolander.”

Head east for Craft Beer Week // Greensburg Craft Beer Week starts on Friday. There are nine days of events at breweries in and around Greensburg. Westmoreland County is just east of Pittsburgh and features lots of breweries. Check out our profile on Fury Brewing in North Huntington.

Fancy eats // Station in Bloomfield is accepting reservations for a five-course dinner (with wine pairings) that allows Chef Curtis Gamble to flex his culinary creativity.

Even more things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend

Friday 9/20

The Rickmobile at East End Brewing

The #RickMobile from the popular show Rick and Morty will make a stop at East End Brewing in Larimer along its national tour.

Saturday 9/21

Point Breeze Yard Sale

Point Breeze will have its annual neighborhood yard sale this Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.

Sunday 9/22

Lookout Party in Mount Washington

The inaugural Lookout Party is a mass dance party in Mount Washington and features a collection of talented Pittsburgh DJs and performers.

Monday 9/23

52 restaurants open for dinner on Mondays

“Pittsburgh Magazine” food critic Hal B. Klein has compiled Pittsburgh’s guide to eating out on a Monday. Fifty-two restaurants open on Mondays so you can round out a whole year of Monday dinners.

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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