Special Events

Upcoming Events

 

Monday, May 29th (After the Parade, ETA of 11am) – Memorial Day Parade – Hot Dog Sale:  Immediately following the South Hills Memorial Day Association’s parade, we will have fresh, hot grilled hot dogs and cold drinks available for a bargain price.  What better way to celebrate the start of summer and Memorial Day with a hot dog off of the barbecue grill!  As usual, all proceeds will benefit a charity that is still to be determined.


 

PEACH TRUCKSunday, June 4th (8 am – 10 am): The Peach Truck is Coming to our store!  The Peach Truck will be returning to our store this summer.  These delicious Georgia Peaches are plucked days before and rushed up to our location and a few others in the Pittsburgh area.  The Peack truck will start selling in our parking lot at 8 am (before the store is open) and will continue to sell until 10 am or when they run out of peaches.  Sold by the box only.  Credit card is preferred for payment.  Don’t miss out on this wonderful summertime treat!


 Notable Past Events

4/1/17 – Complimentary Paint Color Consultation:  PPG color consultant and interior designer, Dee Dubell, stopped by to offer her expertise totally free of charge.  Recap:  We had a great turnout and all those who came were able to spend time with Dee.  Questions were answered and suggestions were provided.  We hope that those who attended found her advise helpful!  For more information on Dee and her services, please check out her website: http://www.ddubelldesigns.com/

11/11 – 11/13 – Holiday Open House:  Thanks to all that stopped by and helped to make this one of our most fun weekends all year.  Recap: Hot cider and cookies were enjoyed by many.  Our raffle winner for the Department 56 house was excited, so it was a win all the way around.  We hope that you are all having a great start to the holiday season!

8/13/16 – Adopt a Pet Day:  Every summer we look forward to this exciting day at our store!  The Western PA Humane Society was here along with a variety of dogs and cats that were looking for a new loving home.  Golden Retrievers in Need were also able to attend.  Recap:  We were delighted to learn that 3 puppies were adopted this past weekend from the Humane Society.  The attendance from all of you was fantastic and we thank you all that stopped by to make this event a huge success once again.  Also, the Golden Retrievers in Need were excited to receive 3 applications from individuals looking to adopt a Golden Retriever from their shelter.  We hope that leads to another 3 adoptions in the local area!!  Big thanks for all of those that attended, to those that donated, and for the groups that help support this day at our store.  We can’t wait to do it all again next August.

7/23/16 – Georgia Peach – Fresh from the Farms Sale – 11 am to 1 pm:  The Peach Truck made its second and final stop to our store and the turn-out was great!  Thanks for all of those that stopped by.  80 more boxes were sold than three weeks prior and we were the most popular stop for the Peach Truck in the Pittsburgh area.  Hopefully you all got enough peaches to last the summer!

7/9/16 – Big Green Egg Demo Day – 11 am to 2 pm:  We were grilling pizzas for about 3 hours.  We hope you had a chance to stop by and to get a look at the Big Green Egg in action.  Recap:  The pizzas from the grill were as tasty as ever.  Doug was a one-man kitchen outside, rolling out the pizza doughs, sprinkling the toppings, and baking them in the oven.  The Big Green Egg creates a create convection baking enviroment with the addition of its ConvEggtor accessory that deflects all of the heat to the edges and prevents burning of the crust.  Pizzas are one of our favorite items to cook on the Big Green Egg, and we hope that you were able to enjoy some of our creations.

6/11/16 – Weber Grill Demonstration Day:  Jeremy from Weber was here grilling up some tasting food on the Weber Genesis E-310 grill.   Recap:  First it was pizza, then it was pierogies, then it was cookies and buffalo chicken dip!  Everything was delicious, so we hope that you got a little sampling of just how versatile a Weber gas grill can be and just how easy it is to control the heat depending on what you are cooking.

5/30/16 – Memorial Day Hot Dog Sale:  Immediately following the South Hills Memorial Day Association’s parade, we will have fresh, hot grilled hot dogs and cold drinks available for just $1.50.  All proceeds will benefit Puppies Behind Bars, an organization dedicated to training service dogs to help disabled and wounded veterans, as well as explosive detection sniffing dogs for lawn enforcement.  Recap: All 500 grilled hot dogs sold and with your generous donations, we were able to raise $800 for Puppies Behind Bars.  We thank everyone that was able to stop by and make this great event a success once again!  We look forward to keeping this tradition alive year after year.

4/16/16 – Jonathan Green and the New American Lawn:  An educational day filled with a bunch of questions and answers, not to mention perfect weather for getting a start on your lawn this spring.  Recap: The President of the Jonathan Green company helped customers in our lawn and garden department throughout the afternoon and provided us all with some great information!  The New American Lawn program is the only lawn fertilizer program that feeds both your lawn and your SOIL.  This is the new and improved way to look at lawn care and building a lawn that is green and sustainable, year after year.  Stop in to our store to learn more, or visit the Jonathan Green website.