Things To Do in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – November 2013

Looking for something to do this November in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? Check out this list of things to do!

2013 Pittsburgh Pet Expo

  • November 02, 2013 – November 04, 2013

  • Venue: David L. Lawrence Convention Center

  • Address: 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

  • Contact: Rocco Lamanna

  • Phone: (412) 310-7781

  • Email:

The 7th Annual Pittsburgh Pet Expo will be held the weekend of November 1st, 2nd & 3rd in Downtown Pittsburgh at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.The Pittsburgh Pet Expo is one of the largest consumer Pet Expos on the East Coast! We are an unbeatable, locally produced, one-stop venue for pet products and services! In addition to the more than 200 exhibits of pet-related products & services there will be fun entertainment and hands-on attractions for the whole family, covering almost 2 acres of indoor space. New This Year!- We are excited to announce the addition of a fully-sanctioned Grooming Competition at the 2013 Pittsburgh Pet Expo! We are partnering with International Judges Association (IJA) to conduct a Rescue Rodeo Round Up Competition Championship.

NCJW Designer Days

  • November 08, 2013 – November 10, 2013

  • Producer: National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section

  • Location: Monroeville Convention Center

  • Address: 209 Mall Plaza Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146

  • Contact: Linda Wills

  • Phone: (412) 421-6118

  • Email:

  • General Admission Adult: Free

NCJW Designer Days returns this November with your favorite designer labels up to 80% off retail!Find great deals on gently-worn designer and name brand clothing, handbags, shoes, and accessories for the whole family. PREVIEW SALE • $20Friday, November 8th11:00am-4:00pm PUBLIC SALE • FREE Saturday, November 9th10:00am-5:00pm HALF OFF SALE • FREE Sunday, November 10th10:00am-4:00pm Monroeville Convention Center 209 Mall Plaza Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146 Visit us on Facebook for updates and sneak peeks at this year’s amazing selection!

A project of the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section. Proceeds fund our community service programs and advocacy efforts; specifically, our work toward improving women’s economic independence and security in our region. Visit for info.

City and Colour

  • November 05, 2013

  • Producer: PromoWest North Shore

  • Location: Stage AE

  • Address: 400 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

  • Contact: Ali Maternowski

  • Phone: (412) 229-5483

  • Email:

  • Fully Accessible: Yes

  • General Admission Adult: $29.50 Advance/$32.00 Day of Show

City and Colour—acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green—will embark on an eight-week U.S. tour this fall. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, April 12, with a pre-order available tomorrow (April 9).

150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

  • November 19, 2013

  • Producer: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

  • Address: 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

  • Contact: Jamie Pavlot

  • Phone: (412) 621-4253 x 226

  • Email:

Free Public Event. Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, November 19, 2013 6-9 p.m.Event includes: New Exhibit: Gettysburg Hero, Major Gouverner K. Warren’s sword and artifacts, displayed for the first time publicly. Performances: Soldiers & Sailors 6th Reg. USCT Drum Corps President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address

‘Reclaiming Landscapes’: A photographic exhibition by artist Christopher Sprowls

  • October 18, 2013

  • Producer: International Images Ltd.

  • Event Category: Arts + Culture

  • Location: International Images Ltd.

  • Address: 514 Beaver Street, Sewickley, PA 15143

International Images, ltd., Sewickley’s premier art gallery, invites the Pittsburgh community to the anticipated exhibition, “Reclaiming Landscapes” by our First Annual Student Show winner Christopher Sprowls. The show will take place at International Images, Friday, October 18th, 2013 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.‘Reclaiming Landscapes’ is a new and invigorating series provided by the mind and eye of emerging photographer Christoper Sprowls. The gallery will continue to feature work from artists Wen Gao, Andrew Mayer, and Christian Breitkreutz on the second floor. ‘Reclaiming Landscapes’ will show until November 15th, 2013.

28th Annual Polishfest

  • November 10, 2013

  • Producer: Polish-American Community

  • Location: Cathedral of Learning

  • Address: 5th Avenue And Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15260

  • Contact: L. Kozlowski

  • Email:

  • Fully Accessible: Yes

  • Children: Yes

  • General Admission Adult: FREE

  • General Admission Child: FREE

  • General Admission Senior: FREE

POLISHFEST’13 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013- 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm. – The Pittsburgh Polishfest Is A Family Oriented “FREE TO THE PUBLIC” Festival Celebrating An “Old Fashioned Polish Christmas” With Polish Music, Song, Dance, Religion, Polish Kitchen – Ethnic Foods, Folk Arts & Crafts, Cooking Demonstrations, Children’s Craft Area And Holiday Gift Mart. Local Folk Dance Groups Will Entertain, And The Festival Guests Will Have The Opportunity To Dance To A Variety Of Polkas, Obereks And Mazurs. The FREE Festival Will Be Presented At The University Of Pittsburgh Cathedral Of Learning, Commons Room, 5th Avenue & Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh (Oakland), Pa. Proceeds To Benefit The University Of Pittsburgh Polish Room Scholarship Fund. For More Information Contact:

Arthur J. Rooney Sr Courage House Luncheon

  • November 05, 2013

  • Producer: Holy Family Institute

  • Venue: Heinz Field

  • Address: 900 Art Rooney Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15212

  • Contact: Michelle Zaffary

  • Phone: 412.766-9020 x439

  • Email:

Here’s your chance to have lunch with the Steelers and support a great cause! Join us for the 21st annual Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Courage House Luncheon on November 5 at 10:30 AM at Heinz Field – East Club Lounge. Chaired by Greta K. Rooney, this event is your chance to meet current and former Pittsburgh Steelers, Head Coach Mike Tomlin, and Steelers President Arthur J. Rooney II. The Courage House Awards are given annually to a Holy Family Institute alum and a Pittsburgh Steeler who have shown courage in their personal or professional life. The cost for individual tickets is $200 and sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds benefit the children and families of Holy Family Institute. Tickets and sponsorships may be purchased online at For more information, contact Michelle Zaffary at 412-766-9020 x439 or

Holiday Pie Hike

  • November 29, 2013

  • Producer: Venture Outdoors

  • Venue: Settlers Cabin Park

  • Address: 1225 Greer Rd., Oakdale, PA 15071-3317

  • Phone: (412) 255-0564

  • Email:

  • General Admission Adult: $16.00 non-member / $12.00 member

  • General Admission Child: $8.00

Looking to get a little fresh air after the holiday? Come join Venture Outdoors for a great 4-5 mile hike through the local forests just before they go to sleep for the winter. After the hike we’ll finish up with pumpkin pie, apple pie, and a special pear-cranberry pie! Registration for this program closes on Wednesday, November 27 at 4:00 p.m. The VO Office is closed on Thanksgiving Day and the day after.

For more information on these events and others in Pittsburgh, go here.

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