Peruse furniture, jewelry, china, glassware, home decor, sports equipment, art, books, toys, handyman items, holiday decor and more at the Friends of Family Hospice Treasure sale! The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 14, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 50 Moffett Street. www.FamilyHospicePA.org
Go to the zoo in costume, watch the animals, play with pumpkins, trick-or-treat with the kids and enjoy haunted houses at Zoo Boo! Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, October 21, 22, 28 and 29. Halloween activities are included with the price of general admission. www.PittsburghZoo.org
Voices from the Attic
Imagine clearing out your family’s attic and discovering hundreds of letters written during the Civil War. This happened to Carleton Young, author of Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War, which tells the story of the historical journey that began when the letters were uncovered. Presented by the Historical Society of Mount Lebanon, Young will talk about his experience at Mt. Lebanon Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 11. www.LeboHistory.org
Dracula at the Ballet
See PBT at its spookiest with Dracula, October 27-29, at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. Based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic novel and set to Franz Liszt’s classic score, the ballet will incorporate flying, levitation and pyrotechnics to make the choreography even more climactic. www.PBT.org
Get a Clue at Little Lake
Just 20 minutes away from Mt. Lebanon, Little Lake Theatre is a fun night out any day of the week. Clue: The Musical is running weekends at Little Lake from October 12 to 28. This comical musical will bring the popular board game to life, and audiences will play along in answering the question of who killed Mr. Boddy. www.LittleLake.org
Joe Negri Concert
Jazz guitarist and Pittsburgh icon Joe Negri is performing his jazz-inspired Mass of Hope at Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 7. The concert, a fund-raiser for the library, will also include a choir, soloists and some instrumentalists from the composition’s 2008 premiere. www.CarnegieCarnegie.org
Make A Pumpkin
Pittsburgh Glass Center is offering a Halloween-themed glass-blowing class on Friday, October 20, from 4 to 9 p.m. Make your own blown or fused glass pumpkin or a ghoulish pendant in the flame shop. Make-It-Now prices are $35 for the blown pumpkin or $25 for the pendant or the fused pumpkin. www.PittsburghGlassCenter.org
Fun for all the family at Phipps Conservatory on Friday, October 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.! Adults can enjoy the beautiful gardens decked out with carved pumpkins and fall flowers, while the kids can come in costume, get their faces painted and enjoy kid-friendly activities throughout the night! www.Phipps.Conservatory.org
The MT. LEBANON JUNIOR WOMEN’S CLUB HOLIDAY MARKET is Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road. The juried show features handmade goods, gifts and art from local artisans and crafters. Bake sale and a 50/50 raffle. Attendees can donate canned goods to the Wallace Food Pantry and have lunch from one of the two food trucks (can’t say which ones yet, but they’ll be pretty awesome.
WOMEN HELPING WOMEN Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Bower Hill Community Church will host the Women Helping Women Craft and Vendor Show from 10 to 3 on Saturday, November 4, at 70 Moffett Street. Clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, home décor and more. Food, Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds go to Southwestern Pennsylvania Family Promise. 412-276-2446 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THE HOLY CROSS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH’S AUTUMN FOOD FAIR and Yiayia Joan’s Attic starts Wednesday, October 4 and runs until Friday, October 6. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 123 Gilkeson Road. Visit www.holycrosspgh.org for more information.