Places to Go
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 October 2021 03:14
OCTOBER 1 - 2
FLEA MARKET - The Ladies Guild of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will hold its annual flea market on Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. The church is located at the corner of Sixth Street and Marne Avenue in Monongahela. There will also be a bake sale and food including kielbasa or hot dogs with sauerkraut, haluski made with dumplings, ham barbecue, and pizza. For more information, please call 412 655-1668.
FALL FLEATIQUE ON THE MON – Saturday, October 2, from 8am until 3pm. Main street, Route 88, Monongahela and New Eagle, PA. Largest street sale in southwestern Pennsylvania. Three miles long, attended by thousands. Includes businesses, homeowners and churches. Worth the trip ~ easy to find. Rain or shine. Free parking & free admission. For more information call 724-258-5919. or visit www.monongahelaareachamber.org
MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE - Saturday, October 2, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Mt. Lebanon, Hoodridge Hilands Area. Rain or Shine. (1/2 off what is left from 12-2pm). Directions: Connor Rd to Marshall Dr.
PUMPKIN FESTIVAL - The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. is sponsoring a Pumpkin Festival on Friday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center and the outdoor Central Plaza. The community is invited to visit the festival for lunch and seasonal shopping. Menu items offered include Pumpkin Soup, Loaded Baked Potato, Turkey Croissant, Caramel Cobbler and Cider. In addition, the festival will feature the sale of fall decorations including colorful garden mums, pumpkins in all sizes and bales of hay. Parking is free. Proceeds from the Auxiliary's festival are used to benefit the Hospital's patients and visitors. For more information, contact the Gift Shop at 724-258-1167.
YOUTH PHEASANT HUNT - The Rostraver sportsmen located at 539 Cedar Creek Rd. in Belle Vernon, Pa. will hold their annual youth pheasant hunt on Saturday October 9, 2021. To register for this event use the game commission website.
ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW – The South Park Women’s Club (SPWC) will hold their annual Craft Show, on Saturday, October 9 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM at the Broughton Fire Hall, in South Park township. The club moved their venue from South Park County Park, to the firehall 2 years ago. Unfortunately, last years’ show had to be cancelled at the firehall due to Covid. Over 50+ crafters (no vendors) will be on hand to display their wares and goods. There are a few spaces left for a crafter. If interested, call Kathy at 412-833-1266 or send an email with a photo of your craft(s) to SPWC.firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to all the crafters, the SPWC sponsor a raffle, Chinese Auction, lunch, refreshments and bake goods to enjoy while at the show or to take home. Come to Broughton Fire Hall and start your shopping early. All proceeds benefit South Park Women’s Club on-going community activities and three scholarship funds.
FALL FANTASY DANCE - Sponsored by the Carroll Township Volunteer Fire Company will be held at the Carroll Township Social Center on Saturday, October 9 from 7:00 – 10:00pm. The DJ is Ralph Trilli. Beverages and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10 and they can be purchased either early or at the door. For tickets and more information call 724-379-5050.
TEEN ZOMBIE FEST - Tuesday, October 12 from 3:30-5:30 PM. Learn how to create spooky effects such as fake guts, blood, scar wax and techniques for zombie make-up. Participants are encouraged to come dressed as a zombie. Door prizes, refreshments and more! Location: Brennan Plaza. Online registration is required at www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org or call 412-882-6622.
ROSARY CRUSADE - The public square rosary crusade will have a public rosary on Saturday October 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM at the Epiphany of Our Lord Church located at 44 Pennsylvania Blvd. in Monessen, Pa. 15062. Please dress for inclement weather and bring a chair. For more information call 724-684-7099.
FALL RUMMAGE SALE - Spencer United Methodist Church will be holding a ‘Fall Rummage Sale’ on Friday, October 15 (9 am - 3 pm) and Saturday, October 16 (9 am – 12 pm). Shop for great bargains on Fall/winter clothes, small appliances, kitchenware, bedding/linens, jewelry, pictures/frames, games/puzzles, toys, holiday decorations, etc. Bring a friend or two. You never know what treasure you may find. Spencer United Methodist Church is located at 117 Spencer Ave., Pittsburgh 15227. If you have any questions, please call Pam Ozanich at 412-881-4000.
OCTOBER 16 and 23
HOBGOBLIN HIKES - The only free events of their kind in our area, these haunted walks are sponsored by Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation. The Hobgoblin Hikes alternate between four regional parks every year; in 2021, Hobgoblin Hikes will be offered only at Cedar Creek Park on Saturday, October 16, and at Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, October 23. Hikes run continuously from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will only be cancelled due to dangerous and severe weather. Recommended for ages eight and over, the Hobgoblin Hikes are half-mile guided outdoor walks through the haunted woods of the park. Visitors can expect to be led through tunnels and cemeteries, and past more than 100 zombies, ghosts, and monsters. No two Hobgoblin Hikes are exactly the same and each park has unique haunted scenes. The Hobgoblin Hikes are a safe family alternative to conventional trick-or-treating. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. Monetary donations are greatly appreciated! For more info, please call Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation at (724) 830-3950 or visit our website at www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/parks.
OCTOBER 22 - 23
‘FILL A BAG FOR $5’ BOOK SALE - The West Newton Library will hold their final fundraiser, ‘Fill A Bag for $5’ Book Sale, on October 22 and 23 outside in the parking lot at 124 N. Water Street in West Newton, Pa. This event is being held from 8:00am to 2:00pm. The library has purchased a large storage container and it is filled with the donations they have received since their last sale, plus they will be acquiring books from the Norwin Library to make this a truly large sale!
CARD PARTY - Pittsburgh South Hills Elks will be holding a Card Party on October 23. Cost is $20 per person. Doors open at 11:30 A.M., and lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. There will also be a Chinese Auction. Funds raised will be used for our charity projects. The South Hills Elks is located at 2789 South Park Road, in Bethel Park, PA 15102. To purchase tickets, call 412-831-0616.
SPOOKY HALLOWEEN PROGRAM - A program of Halloween thrills and chills is in store for the ghosts and goblins of Peters Creek Historical Society and guests on Monday, October 27 at 7:30 pm, at Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road in Venetia. Mr. James Ahearn will present a program of self produced film clips sure to be a treat to capture the spirit of the season. The clips feature a range of interest to include English cyptids in Wolds Panther to a few of the famous and infamous female persona in Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757-1854), socialite, philantropist and wife of founding father, Alexander Hamiton and duelist Helene Hoffmon Cole (1893-1919). The public is welcome!
GOBLIN HUNT - Rostraver Township will be holding a ‘Goblin Hunt’ event on Saturday, October 30 at 1:00PM at the John DiVirgilio Sports Complex, Recreation Drive, Rostraver Township. Please join us for a Goblin Hunt while you search for treats and take a chance to win prizes.
MONESSEN'S CITY-WIDE TRICK OR TREAT - Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and the 8th Annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ will be held from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Monessen City Park Walking Track. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the park's upper parking lot off of Euclid Drive. The Trunk or Treat is being sponsored by the Monessen Amphitheater Committee, Monessen Community Development Corporation, and the Monessen Recreation Board.
39TH ANNUAL CARPATHO-RUSYN CELEBRATION – St. John the Baptist Church in Uniontown, will hold the 39th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration on Sunday, October 31. The festival will be held in the Parish Social Hall and parking lot from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. or until sold out. Divine Liturgy for the day will be 9:00 a.m. Food items available in the Social Hall will be TAKE OUT ONLY and the menu includes: Ethnic Platter (2 pirohi, 1 holubki, halushki, and kolbasi)- $10, Kolbasi Sandwich - $4.50, Halushki - $3/pint or $6/quart, Pirohi -$10/dozen (limit 1 dozen), Holubki -$12 half dozen (limit 1 dozen). Baked goods including Long Rolls (Nut, Poppyseed, Apricot, and Pineapple Cottage Cheese), Kolachi, Cookies, Cakes, Breads, and more; and Raffle items will be available in parking lot behind church/school building. Handicapped accessible. Subject to change. Admission is free. For information call 724-438-6027, M-F 9AM-3 PM, (leave message). Email: email@example.com. Please check the parish website http://www.stjohnbaptist-byzcath-uniontown.org/ the week of the event for a possible changes. St. John the Baptist Church in is located at 201 E. Main Street in Uniontown.