Free & Affordable Events, Sales & More This Weekend!

October 28, 2011 5:30 AM

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Whether you’re looking for a free family Halloween event, great designer clothes for a discount, or even the love of your life, you’ve picked the perfect weekend to get out there and enjoy the best of what Pittsburgh has to offer… for less of course!’s bargainistas Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth highlight some of the best free and affordable ways to enjoy this Halloween weekend in the ‘Burgh!


Halloween Mayhem

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
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Date: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Time: 12-4 p.m.

Enjoy another madcap, interactive afternoon of music, performances and merriment at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty. Kids can make masks with Creative Reuse, meet Mr. McFeely, and show their costume in the Costume Parade on the scariest day of the year! Best of all, this event is absolutely free – just show up and enjoy! Visit the Halloween Mayhem website for more information!

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Carnegie Library Halloween Parties & Events

Various Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Locations
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LOADS of Carnegie Library locations are having Halloween events and parties this weekend! You can enjoy Halloween parties at the West End, Hazelwood and Allegheny (Northside) locations, create a Halloween craft at Mt. Washington, and listen to Not So Scary Halloween stories at Knoxville. You can also Celebrate Halloween at the Homewood location, enjoy a Harvest Party at the Hill District branch, or partake in a Teen Halloween Party at the Main Branch. Best of all, these Halloween events are FREE! Visit the Carnegie Library website for more information!

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Lisdoonvarna Irish Matchmaking Event

Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle
2329 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
Time: 7 p.m.

Mullaney’s Lisdoonvarna Festival was voted by Pittsburgh Magazine as the #1 matchmaking event in the city. Throughout its 15 year history, over 70 couples have met at the Harp & Fiddle and “lived happily ever after.” Just walk up to one of the matchmakers and let them know who you fancy, and they would be happy to help you see if you can find, “Love at Lisdoonvarna!” Five dollars is totally worth the price to find the love of your life, don’t you think? Visit Lisdoonvarna’s website for more information!

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Soergel Orchards Fall Festival Finale

2573 Brandt School Road
Wexford, PA 15090
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Date: Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30, 2011
Time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hurry! It’s your last chance to enjoy all the Fall fun at Soergel Orchards. Enjoy hayrides to the pumpkin patch, face painting, hay tunnel, cornstalk maze, bouncy house, balloon typhoon, and much, much more! It’s free to attend, and each activity has a small cost associated with it. Visit Soergel Orchards’ website for more information!

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Designer Days 2011

Monroeville Convention Center
209 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146
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Date: Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30, 2011
Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Find great deals on gently-worn designer and name brand clothing, bags, shoes and accessories for the whole family at this popular, annual consignment sale! It’s free to attend on Saturday and Sunday! Visit the National Council of Jewish Women’s website for more information!