Food column_ feast on german, italian and african foods, beer and wine

Penn Brewery Oktoberfest: Penn Oktoberfest beer and other Penn brews, live oompah music, and German food served both indoors and on the terrace, including grilled brats, German meatball sandwiches, hot sausage sandwiches, schweinebraten with sauerkraut and German potato salad, pretzels with hot cheese dip, pumpkin pierogies and more. Italian sausage soup recipe 5 p.m. Italian sausage and peppers pasta recipe to midnight Friday through Sunday at Penn Brewery, North Side. Recipe for italian sausage and pasta VIP packages available with exclusive food and beer and private seating. Italian sausage and kale soup recipe

Washington Italian Festival: Grape-stomp contest, Italian food and music, bocce demo, merchandise, games, kids’ activities. Spaghetti recipe with italian sausage Noon to 9 p.m. Homemade italian sausage recipes from italy Saturday in Downtown Washington, Pa. Mild italian sausage slow cooker recipes (search on “The Washington Winery”).

Tropical Forest Congo Festival: Live African music and food demos plus food samples from Cafe Phipps.

Pasta italian sausage recipe 11 a.m. Italian sausage pasta recipe jamie oliver to 4 p.m. Recipe italian sausage pasta Sunday at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, Oakland. Italian sausage pasta bake recipe Free with Conservatory admission. Homemade italian chicken sausage recipe

Brews in the Park: Kennywoods’ first craft beer festival with samples of more than 100 varieties, live music, food and rides. Italian turkey sausage recipes 2 p.m. Italian sausage and potato soup recipe Saturday at Kennywood Park, West Mifflin (beer pouring starts at 4 p.m.). Recipe mild italian sausage $49.99; ages 21 and up only. Mild italian sausage recipes for dinner

“Wine”aPalooza Pittsburgh: Samples from Pennsylvania wineries, food samples and chocolate. Italian sausage recipe fennel Three sessions — 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Italian sausage recipe pasta and 2 p.m. Italian sausage bowtie pasta recipe Sunday at Rivers Casino, North Shore. Traditional italian sausage recipe Tickets start at $29. Italian sausage recipe oven

Farm to Fork Green County: Food samples from local and regional restaurants using local ingredients, live music, hayride through the vineyards, cooking demos, booths and artisans, wine by the fireside. Best homemade italian sausage recipe 7 p.m. Recipe italian sausage soup Friday at Thistlethwaite Vineyards, Jefferson. Mild italian sausage pasta recipe $25; $45 for VIPs (includes pre-reception at 6 p.m. Spicy italian sausage soup recipe and winery tour). Italian sausage with pasta recipe

Mother Earth News Fair: Sustainable lifestyle fair with demos and workshops on small-scale agriculture, gardening and local food issues as well as renewable energy, natural health and more. Pork italian sausage recipe Noon to 7 p.m. Italian sausage penne pasta recipe Friday; 9 a.m. Italian sausage pasta recipes with alfredo sauce to 7 p.m. Recipe for making italian sausage Saturday; and 9 a.m. Easy italian sausage pasta recipe to 5 p.m. Robert’s homemade italian sausage recipe Sunday at Seven Springs in Champion. Easy spicy italian sausage pasta recipe $35 at the gate; free for ages 17 and under; discounts for online advance tickets at

Gary Lincoff Mushroom Foray: Guided mushroom walks, presentations, auction, book signing, mushroom feast. Italian turkey sausage recipes dinner 8 a.m. Emeril italian sausage recipe to 7 p.m. Spicy italian turkey sausage recipe Saturday at Rose Barn, North Park. Recipe italian sausage $35 for members; $55 for nonmembers; $15 for students and ages 11-18; free for ages 10 and under. Italian sausage pasta recipe food network

Hogtoberfest: Special menu and festivities featuring the best of the hog from Blackberry Meadows Farm. Best italian sausage recipe Today through Saturday at Scratch Food & Beverage, Troy Hill. Italian sausage recipe with pasta 412-251-0822.

SIX x ATE Dinner: Dinner made with “rescued” surplus food, plus performances by six artists working with the ideas of sustainability and reuse. Homemade mild italian sausage recipe Part of Pittsburgh’s monthlong Re:NEW Festival. Italian pork sausage recipe 6 p.m. Italian sausage pasta recipes food network Saturday at US Steel Tower, Downtown. Johnsonville mild italian sausage recipes $42; $21 for students and artists. Recipe using italian sausage and pasta

Porktoberfest: Chef de Cuisine Robert Carter works with Fat Heads Brewery to pair pork dishes and beers; dishes include bratwurst, trout with pork-fried tofu, chicken paprikash with cavatelli goulash and garlic kielbasa, braised short rib with polenta, and cherry sorbet for dessert. Ground mild italian sausage recipe 6 p.m. Beef italian sausage recipe Wednesday, Sept. Baked italian sausage recipe 28, at Osteria 2350, Strip District. Italian sausage soup recipes $60 per person; beer pairings $15 extra. Italian sausage zucchini pasta recipes Reservations required: 412-281-3090.

Chipotle THON fundraiser: Mention “THON” at the register and 50 percent of your total will go to the Penn State University fundraiser supporting those impacted by childhood cancer. Italian turkey sausage recipe 11 a.m. Recipe ground italian sausage to 10 p.m. Italian sausage bow tie pasta recipe Sunday at Chipotle locations across Pennsylvania.

Beyond the Menu with Josephine Oria: The owner of La Dorita, a homemade dulce de leche company and shared commercial kitchen space in Sharpsburg, shares how her Argentine roots influenced her path into the food industry and discusses her food enterprise incubation efforts. Italian sausage pasta recipes 3 p.m. Italian sausage recipes food network Oct. Italian sausage soup recipe olive garden 2, at Smallman Galley, Strip District. Sweet italian sausage soup recipe Come early for brunch if desired. Potato and italian sausage recipe Presentation is free, but reservations are required. Italian sausage meat recipe (search on “Josephine Oria”).