From the Beers of the Burgh Winter Warmer to a Jack Daniels 5k run, there’s a lot happening in Pittsburgh this month!
Friday, November 2
Dia de los Muertos at the Kimton Hotel
You’ll find cuisine, live entertainment, and cocktails to celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Kimpton Hotel downtown. Tickets start at $11, and can be purchased on the event page.
Saturday, November 3
St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church Pierogi Fest
For the third year in a row, St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in Brighton Heights will be hosting their annual Pierogi Festival, featuring seven varieties of pierogies, including sauerkraut, Farmer’s Cheese, Lekvar, Jalapeno, and more. Read more about the event online.
Beers of the Burgh Winter Warmer
The annual Beers of the Burgh Winter Warmer is back at the Hunt Armory in Shadyside, with more than 30 western Pennsylvania breweries coming together to share unlimited samples of their favorite brews. Tickets start at $49.
Farm to Table Harvest Tasting at The Block Northway
Celebrate local food at The Block Northway, with products and samples from more than 50 local farms, food producers, wineries, distilleries and breweries. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $10 for children. More information can be found online.
Monday, November 5
The Community Pour at Lorelei
Lorelei, along with sister bars Independent Brewing Company and Hidden Harbor, are hosting a Community Pour event, which will benefit that Tree of Life synagogue. Sixteen breweries and cideries, including Arsenal Cider House, the Brew Gentlemen, Grist House, Hitchhiker, Roundabout, Threadbare, and more have donated kegs to the event, which means that 100% of all beer and cider sales will be donated.
TasteBuds at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Best Buddies’ annual event pairs more than 20 of Pittsburgh’s best chefs with sous chef “buddies,” who will help them create and serve tasty dishes. Tickets to this event are $100 per person, and are available online.
Tuesday, November 6
Scratch’s Election Day Pot Luck
Scratch is giving their full staff a paid day off for Election Day, and that means they’re hosting an “everyone-is-welcome” potluck. Bring a dish to share, and spend the evening with friends.The bar will be open with guest bartenders who will donate their tips to the Tree of Life Synagogue. Find out more on the event page.
Wednesday, November 7
Make Your Own Tincture Workshop at Pavement
Head to Pavement Boutique in Lawrenceville to learn how to make your own herbal infusions and tinctures, made using vodka and elderberry clove or Tulsi rose. Tickets start at $60, and can be purchased on the event page.
Wigle Cinnamon Release Party
Wigle has created their very own cinnamon whiskey, and they’re celebrating with a party! Head to the distillery from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. for samples, Amor de Açúcar cinnamon desserts, live music and cinnamon cocktails. The event is free to attend, and more information can be found on the event page.
Saturday, November 10
Craft Beer Tasting at Dormont Fall Festival
Ten breweries are participating in the Dormont Fall Festival, which will feature beer, food, live music and more. Tickets are $30 and more information can be found online.
Sunday, November 11
412 Food Rescue Sunday Supper
412 Food Rescue’s annual signature fundraiser will feature five top chefs from around the country, five local chefs, and four tasting experts, all led by chef Jamilka Borges, from Lorelei, Independent Brewing Company, and Hidden Harbor. The dinner is $200 – $240 per person, and more information can be found online.
Monday, November 12
80s Cocktail Dinner with HOME
Smallman Galley’s HOME is hosting their very own 80s-themed cocktail party, with two specially-crafted cocktails paired with nostalgic bites like cocktail franks, Swedish meatballs, Sloppy Joes, Deviled eggs and more. Tickets are $59 per person, and can be purchased on the event page.
Tuesday, November 13
Food Truck Roundup to Benefit Tree of Life Synagogue
More than a dozen of Pittsburgh’s best food trucks, including Blue Sparrow, PGH Sandwich Society, Franktuary, Pub Chip Shop, Revival Chili, PGH Po Boy, South Side BBQ and more are teaming up for a food truck festival at Beacon&Bartlett, with all the proceeds benefiting the Tree of Life Synagogue. Find out more on the event page.
Thursday, November 15
Fall in the Burgh Autumn Beer Dinner at Willow
This four-course beer dinner will pair cuisine by Willow with beers from Burgh’ers Brewing. This event is $65 per person, and more information can be found on the event page.
Saturday, November 17
Jack Daniels Hot Toddy 5k
This 5k race course starts and finishes at Tequila Cowboy, and features a scenic route around the North Shore – and a free Jack Daniels Hot Toddy, too. Registration ranges from $25 to $35. Find out more on the registration page.
Friday, November 30
21+ Workshop: Kombucha Brewing
Assemble is hosting an adults-only Kombucha brewing class with Red Star Kombucha, where attendees can learn how to brew their own kombucha, and will take some home with them. Drinks, food, and all project materials will be provided. Tickets are $15 to $35 per person, and can be purchased online.
Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2
The Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour in Lawrenceville
More than 45 (!!!) businesses in Lawrenceville will be participating in their annual Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour starting on Friday, November 30. Stop by businesses on the list (you can find the full list online) for a cookie sample, and some shopping specials, too.