Yule Need a Santa Suit for This Saturday – SantaCon, Handmade Arcade & More

Good morning Pittsburgh!  While the weather outside might be frightful – 5 days of rain is headed our way – there is plenty of holiday fun to keep you busy this weekend!  Here are all the details with lots of links to more information for the events we shared on WDVE radio this morning.  You can listen to our weekend picks Friday mornings t 6:45 am.

Have an event you think we should know about?  Please submit it to our events calendar here.

Unblurred on Penn Avenue

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation on the Big Screen

  • Friday & Saturday
  • 10pm @ The Oaks Theater

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

  • Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Registration starts at 7am, Run/Walk starts at 10am
  • Holiday dress is strongly encouraged

2009 Richmond Jingle Bell Run/Walk

2009 Richmond Jingle Bell Run/Walk (Photo credit: rogercarr)


Pittsburgh  SantaCon 2012

  • 8th Annual Pittbsburgh Santa Bar Crawl
  • the fun starts at 2pm sharp in Market Square
  • Santa is forgoing the sleigh and has chartered a boat for 2012
  • Follow @DamnSanta on Twitter for updates
  • Facebook Event Link


Santacon 2012

Handmade Arcade

  • Biggest, baddest and crafiest sale in Pittsburgh
  • Saturday, December 8, 2012 @ David Lawrence Convention Center
  • 11am-7pm
  • Over 150 artists from Pittsburgh and all over the country – you can check out a map of the vendors here.
  • Crafty activitites for kids of all ages
  • Live music and DJ’s all day long

Handmade Arcade (Pittsburgh)

Handmade Arcade (Pittsburgh) (Photo credit: Leigh (Rhymes with Twee))

Roller Derby: The Penn Bruisers take on the Mon Monsters

  • Sunday, December 9th, 2012,
  • Romp N Roll in Glenshaw: 1661 E. Sutter Rd, Glenshaw, PA 15116.
  • Doors 5:00, derby action 6:00.
  • $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Kids 10 and under get in FREE!!
The Steel City Derby Demons are recruiting new skaters – find out more here.

Battle of the Burgh

Winter Flower Show @ Phipps

  • Phipps is decorated for the holiday season – the best of the outdoors – all inside a cozy, dry location.
  • Sunday, December 9 – Brunch in Bloom – special monthly brunch at Phipps

Phipps Winter Flower Show

Phipps Winter Flower Show (Photo credit: jennandjon)


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Lindsay has been writing about Pittsburgh for as long as she has been blogging - but fortunately there are lots of great things about Pittsburgh to share. She likes pretzels from the Pretzel Shop on Carson St., used book stores, her rollerblades and she hopes to learn to skateboard someday soon. Lindsay is also working on BlogLocal which is building a map of blogs with local content.

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