Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour: Visit 40 businesses along Butler Street and Penn Avenue, sampling cookies and collecting recipe cards. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in Lawrenceville (individual business hours might vary). Free. lvpgh.com/cookietour2017.
Santa’s Live Reindeer: Two of Santa’s reindeer, Dasher and Dancer, will visit, and kids can feed them for a tiny concession to a Homeless Children’s Education Fund. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday during Wholey’s, Strip District. Free admission. wholey.com.
Holiday Open House: Sample dishes from around a world, watch performances by opposite racial communities, and suffer a Nationality Rooms flashy for a holidays. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday during a Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Oakland. Free admission. nationalityrooms.pitt.edu.
Holiday Cookie Extravaganza: Senior citizen residents of Baldwin and Whitehall are invited to name and take home holiday cookies done by students in consumer scholarship classes as good as worker bakers and suffer holiday song performances by students. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11, during Baldwin High School. RSVP compulsory by job 412-885-6603.
Bellevue Holiday Market: The Bellevue farmers marketplace is holding a pop-up holiday marketplace with maestro and new vendors. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday during The Center of Bellevue, 2 North Sprague Ave. bellevuemarket.org.
All-Clad Seconds Sale: Discounts of adult to 70 percent off All-Clad cookware from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday during Crate in Scott. Also, a giveaway demo cooking category for a initial 40 business who pre-register will be hold from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11. cratecook.com.
Heavenly Cookie Shoppe: Homemade cookies, Rada cutlery, pecans, banking books and more. 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in a Christian Life Center during Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park. Proceeds advantage United Methodist Women goal projects. christumc.net.
Wigle Spectacular Christmas Tree Sale: Register to get a giveaway prohibited cocktail and representation of St. Nick Whiskey with a tree purchase; kids get giveaway cider. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 9, and Sunday and Dec. 10, during Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse, Spring Garden. Tree sales advantage Biggies Bullies Rescue. Register during wiglewhiskey.com (click on “Events”).
One Day One Dollar: Eat ’n Park business on Saturday can supplement $1 to their checks for a Caring for Kids Campaign, and Nestle Professional Vitality will compare a initial $5,000 in donations. The income will go to internal children’s hospitals. eatnpark.com/CaringForKids.
Gingerbread houses: Parents can build gingerbread houses with their children in dual opposite classes on Sunday. The category for relatives and “small fry” (ages 5 to 8) starts during 11 a.m. and a category for relatives and tweens (ages 9 to 12) during 2 p.m. Both classes are $30 for a parent-child group and will be hold during Giant Eagle Market District in Robinson. eventbrite.com (search for “Gingerbread Houses”).
Sourdough Bread Baking Workshop: Learn a fundamentals of sourdough bread baking and leave with a jar of sourdough starter. 6 p.m. Tuesday during Beatty House on a Chatham University campus in Shadyside. $50 includes light refreshments. chatham.edu/alumni/events/.
Repeal Day Soiree: Celebrate a finish of Prohibition with whiskey tastings, 1930s costumes and live song by a Boilermaker Jazz Band. 10 p.m. Saturday during The Commoner, Downtown. $10. eventbrite.com (search for “3rd Annual Repeal Day Soiree”).
Breakfast with Santa: Breakfast smorgasboard with Santa and special gifts for kids. 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23 during Hard Rock Cafe, Station Square. $17.95 for adults; $12.95 for ages 2 to 11; giveaway for kids underneath age 2. facebook.com (search for “Breakfast with Santa 2017 during a Hard Rock Cafe”).
Rebecca Sodergren: email@example.com; @pgfoodevents.