A Weekend of Events to Skate into the Holiday Season

PPG Place

PPG Place (Photo credit: joseph a)

Like it or not the holiday season swings into gear – today!  Can we please go back to calling it Sparkle Season?  Celebrate light up night downtown this evening or at one of the many other light-up-night-like events around Western, Pa in the month of November.  Share your photos with us by using the hashtag #lunPGH.

Here are the links for the events we shared on WDVE this morning plus a few more.Lots of great ways to explore Pittsburgh this weekend.  Just a reminded that you can find more events on our events page here.

PS – I didn’t get a chance to mention it on air this morning but be sure to check out the Yelp Helps Event on Monday, November 19 – the Yelp Pittsburgh crew throws a great party with lots of tasty snacks and this is a great way to learn about some of Pittsburghs amazing non-profit organizations and how you can get move involved in volunteering with them.


Light Up Night – Downtown Pittsburgh

Beardfest @ Future Tenant

  • Friday, November 16, 2012
  • 7-10pm
  • A celebration of facial hair to benefit prostate cancer research
  • prizes for best beard
More Light Up Nights 

Photo from the Verona Chamber of Commerce


East End Book Exchange Grand Opening

  • The East End Book Exchange is a new book store opening on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield
  • Will be selling used books and new books by local Pittsburgh authors
  • Grand Opening – Friday, November 16, 2012, 6-8pm
  • Regular hours start on Saturday

eatPGH Cooking Demo & Book Signing @ Market District

PittStop Lindy Hop – Swing Dance weekend

  • Friday, November 16-Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • A whole weekend of swing dances – 7 dances planned around Pittsburgh
  • Live music from the Boiler Maker Jazz Band and more
Breakfast & a Movie @ Hollywood Theater in Dormont – Sabrina

  • Breakfast from Sugar Cafe
  • Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • 11am Breakfast
  • 11:30am Movie Screening – Sabrina 1954
Sabrina (1954 film)
Yelp Helps Event 

  • Monday, November 19, 2012
  • 6-9pm
  • The Public Theater
  • Meet & Greet followed by a panel discussion with some of Pittsburghs most innovative non-profit organizations
  • Snacks from Franktuary, Om Nom Nom Bake Shop, Oh My Grill and more
  • Beverages from Wigle Whiskey & Great Lakes Brewing
  • Free to attend but you must follow the RSVP instructions here
Schenley Rink is Open for the Season

  • Pittsburghs largest outdoor skating rink
  • Now open 7 days a week
  • For more information, call 412-422-6523 or visit www.SchenleyRink.com.


Schenley Park Ice Skating

Schenley Park Ice Skating (Photo credit: daveynin)

Last weekend for the Three Rivers Film Festival



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