When/Where: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, .
Why Go: Meet the authors of the book, "Food Lovers' Guide to Pittsburgh" during a meet and greet at the book store. Bloggers Julia Gongaware, Mandy McFadden, Sarah Sudar and Laura Zorch will celebrate their first signing event.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Broad and Beaver streets in.
Why Go: From food and activities to music and shopping, there's something for everyone at the annual festival. Be sure to bring a friend.
When/Where: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8 at 753 Chestnut Road, .
Why Go: The 11th annual sale is a local tradition. Take a gander at furniture, architectural itemss, antiques and other treasures at the Barn of Chestnut Hill.
When/Where: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at , 801 Beaver St.
Why Go: Held in conjunction with the , the rummage sale is the perfect way to find bargain items.
When/Where: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the .
Why Go: Visit the library to purchase bargain books. On Sunday, fill a bag for $5.
When/Where: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the .
Why Go: All donated items and proceeds for this event benefit missions. The huge yard sale features antiques, furniture, sporting goods, children's activities and concessions.