Chanukah Bazaar 2018. Get all your holiday shopping done here with time to spare, with a variety of local vendors, homemade fare, and an abundance of latkes. 10 a.m. Sun., Nov. 11. Rodef Shalom Gift Corner, 4905 Fifth Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412-621-6566 or rodefshalom.org
Beginner's Chanukah Encounter. First time? There's nothing to be nervous about. Learn about the history and traditions behind this beloved holiday with songs, prayers, recipes, and delicious Hanukkah food. 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17. Temple Emanuel, 1250 Bower Hill Road, South Hills. Free.
Hanukkah. Sundown. Sun., Dec. 2. Your house/friend's house.
Hanukkah PJ Library Story Time. For the youngsters, join librarians Sam Siskind and Mimsie Leyton for a night of Hanukkah stories, arts and crafts, and pizza, which isn't Hanukkah related, but is very good. Pajamas welcome. 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 2. Lippman Library, 4905 Fifth Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412-621-6566 or rodefshalom.org
Menorah Parade. As self-explanatory as it is fun: cars with menorahs on top riding through the streets, spreading Hanukkah cheer. 4:45 p.m. Tue., Dec. 4. Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412-621-6566 or rodefshalom.org
Chanukah Festival 2018. Live music, food, games, Hanukkah. What's not to love? 5 p.m. Tue., Dec. 4. Homestead Grays Bridge, Waterfront.
*The holiday has multiple spellings. They're listed here as they appear on the organizers' websites.