1) Wise-cracking actor/comedian Joel McHale, currently starring in the popular NBC drama, Community, about a group of slightly dysfunctional community college students, brings his stand up act to the ‘burg. A native of Seattle, he also has a regular gig as a satirical pop culture commentator on E! cable networks’s, The Soup. McHale recently starred opposite Seth McFarland in the movie Ted. Special guest CJ Toledano. 8 p.m. Carnegie Library Music Hall. 510 E. 10th St., Munhall.
2) Legendary Texas guitarist Johnny Winter brings his brand of rock and blues to South Side’s Rex Theatre tonight. Winter is touring in support of his latest album, the Grammy nominated I’m A Bluesman. 8 p.m. 1602 E. Carson St.
3) One of the Steel City’s biggest bashes is happening tonight, History Uncorked: Peace, Love & Rock ‘n’ Roll . This party takes place on all levels of the Heinz History Center. In addition to the great exhibits and museum displays, there will be food from various restaurants and Common Plea Catering, entertainment from DJ Mad Maxx and the performance art band, Chupacabra, raffles, chair massages, and- featured beverages from Penn Brewery and Clique Vodka. 6:30 p.m. (VIP), 7 p.m. (regular admission). 1212 Smallman St,Strip District.
4) A spontaneous dance mob is sure to break out on the floor tonight at Jergel’s as band, Dancing Queen plays the jams. 9 p.m. 285 Northgate Dr., Warrendale.
5) The 32nd annual Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show continues today through Sunday. Billed as the “largest home event in Pennsylvania,” the show is held every year at the David Lawrence Convention Center. The Home and Garden show features over 1,600 exhibitors and twice daily, jazz performances by the CAPA High School House Band (6:30 and 8 p.m.). Also see the Gettysburg 150: Travel Back in Time with a Union Army encampment from Pittsburgh’s own Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum. 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Downtown.