holiday events

handmade arcade aerialHandmade Arcade is Saturday, December 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the David Lawrence Convention Center. Admission is free, but if you’d like to start shopping at 10 a.m. and leave with a goodie bag, you can purchase an Early Bird ticket for $15. For more information or to purchase the Early Bird tickets, visit


The Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club is holding its eighth annual Holiday Market, Saturday, November 12, from 9 to 2 at the Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road. The market features vendors, crafters and a bake sale. Please bring canned goods and other non-perishables for a local food pantry.


POINSETTIA SALE Cross one more thing off your holiday to-do list. The Dormont-Mt.Lebanon-Castle Shannon Rotary Club’s Poinsettia Sale will be at Mt. Lebanon Library on Monday, November 28.  Cost is $10 for a 6½-inch  foil-wrapped pot of red, pink or white (while supplies last). Sales benefit the Mt. Lebanon, Castle Shannon and Dormont libraries.


HOLIDAY BREAKFAST Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services will hold a holiday breakfast to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. The breakfast will be on Friday, December 2, at the Crowne Plaza on Fort Couch Road. Tickets for the breakfast are $20 and can be purchased at the event or by calling 412-833-5405 ext. 254. Doors open at 8:30 and breakfast is served at 9:30.