Monthly Archives: February 2020

Feb 17

Tickets on sale now! Syria Shrine’s 2020 Sportsman’s Bash

public welcome! , Shrine News

Outdoorsmen and sportsmen of all kinds, dust off your gun rack and gas up your pickup because our yearly pavilion party is almost here.

Due to the ongoing stay at home order for all Pennsylvanians, and our consequent inability to effectively sell tickets, the 18th Annual Sportsmen's Bash, scheduled for Saturday, June 20, has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 5 at the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Pavilion, 1877 Shriners Way Cheswick, PA 15024 this June 20th, 2020 from 12pm-5pm. The Early Bird Drawing has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 11.

FOR TICKETS: Click here or contact Kenneth Stuart (412) 716-3159 - Make Checks payable to: “Syria Shriners”

Guns & Fun

Sponsored by the straight shooters of the Syria Gun Club, this 'Saturday Afternoon Special' is one of the Syria Shriner’s most popular annual fundraising events. There’ll be plenty of fun and guns again this year under the pavilion.

Celebrate with the Shriners

The crowd will be buzzing with excitement as each number is read. Food, Beer and Refreshments are included. Bring your appetites as well!

Ticket Donation Pre-sale: $30.00 / At Gate: $35.00. Doors open at 11:00 A.M. Free parking, beautiful June weather and non-stop excitement!

Incredible Prizes

Over 100 hundred chances to win amazing prizes including cash and firearms. 1 gun will be given away every 10 minutes. Don’t miss the table raffles, gun tables and our many Units, Clubs and Caravans who are sponsoring their own prizes.

FOR TICKETS: Click here

The 2020 prizes include: 

  • 12:00 $500 Cash
  • 12:10 Ruger American 6.5 Creedmoor
  • 12:20 Mossberg 500 Combo 12 GA
  • 12:30 Smith & Wesson 442 38 SPL
  • 12:40 Savage B-Mag Fluted Heavy Barrel 17 WSM
  • 12:50 Kimber Micro 380 Two Tone
  • 1:00 $500 Cash
  • 1:10  Ruger AR-556 5.56mm
  • 1:20 Benelli Nova 12 GA
  • 1:30 Marlin 336 30-30 Win
  • 1:40 Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9MM
  • 1:50 Smith & Wesson 637 Stainless 38 SPL
  • 2:00 $500 Cash
  • 2:10 Rock Island Armory 1911 45 ACP
  • 2:20 Remington 870 Express 12 GA
  • 2:30 Winchester XPR 308 Win
  • 2:40 Ruger LCP 380 ACP
  • 2:50 Henry Golden Boy 22 LR
  • 3:00 $500 Cash
  • 3:10 Glock 4X 9MM
  • 3:20 Taurus Judge 45/410
  • 3:30 Century Arms AK47 7.62x39
  • 3:40 Remington Model 700 7mm Mag
  • 3:50 Ruger American 22 WMR
  • 4:00 $500 Cash
  • 4:10 Tri-Star 12 GA O/U
  • 4:20 Savage 110 300 Win Mag w/Scope
  • 4:30 Springfield Hellcat 9MM
  • 4:40 Kel-Tec PMR-30 22 WMR
  • 4:50 Kimber 84M Hunter 280 Ackley
  • 5:00 Grand Prize - $10,000


1 Number Per Ticket - 3,500 Tickets Sold.

Guns Provided By Sportsman Supply Co. 724-287-4294 - Coors Sponsored Event.

All Unsold Tickets Become the Property of Syria Shriners.

Must have Ticket to Enter Sportsman’s Bash – Winners need not be present.

FOR TICKETS CONTACT: Kenneth Stuart (412) 716-3159 - Make Checks payable to: “Syria Shriners”

Prizes void after 30 days. Not responsible for typographical errors. Continuous Raffles all day long include Table Raffles, Gun tables, 50/50, etc.

*All proceeds benefit the Pittsburgh Syria Shriners and are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution.

FOR TICKETS: Click here

Prizes void after 30 days. Not responsible for typographical errors. Continuous Raffles all day long include Table Raffles, Gun tables, 50/50, etc. *All proceeds benefit the Pittsburgh Syria Shriners and are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution.

Feb 03

North Hills Home Brew Fest returns to the Pittsburgh Shrine Center on Aug. 29th

public welcome!

Our area’s best home brewers return to compete at the 2020 North Hills Home Brew Fest, rescheduled for Saturday August 29th. The Pittsburgh Shrine Center in Cheswick, PA is the perfect host for this annual homebrewers battle. 

The North Hills Home Brew Fest is an evening of homebrewed beers, tasty food trucks, prize raffles and fun activities. Attendees will sample and vote on dozens of brews. The Brew Fest begins at 5:00 pm with a VIP Private Tasting and Judging. The winning recipe will be brewed at Penn Brewery! General Admission opens at 6:00pm. VIP tickets are limited to 100 attendee judges.

Home brewers excited

"We always look forward to the North Hills Home Brew Fest. It's very well attended by patrons and brewers. The event is very organized, and always fun. We attended 10 to 14 Brew Fest a year and this one is always at the top for us."
-Nacho Average Brewing.
"The North Hills Brew Fest is a fun night for home-brewers and craft beer drinkers to get together and enjoy delicious and creative beers for a noteworthy cause. Each year this event seems to get bigger and better but is always awesome!"   
- Jolly Goodfellow Brewing

“This is my 3rd year Participating in the North Hills Brew Fest. I love being able to discuss and share my beer with people, as well as try the other awesome beer from the other home brewers.  I am amazed by the brewers takes on traditional and modern styles creating beers you can’t get anywhere else.  The excitement and energy in the building is exhilarating.”
– Bopp Brewing
If you like beer, and if you like helping children, then we have the event for you! This year the 2020 North Hills Home Brew Fest is going to be the biggest one yet. We have partnered with many of the same brewers and have added new brewers looking to show off their talents.

**Home brewers interested in participating should complete and submit this form found here.

Awesome Food & Prizes

We'll have a wide variety of prizes to win and incredible food trucks (Fat Cats Subs & Oakmont Barbecue Company). 

The North Hills Home Brew Fest is raising money for Pittsburgh’s Syria Shriners, who provide many services for youth within our communities. We are excited that their amazing events facility will serve as a platform for amateur home brewers to show off for the thirsty crowds!

4th Annual North Hills Home Brew Fest

August 28th, 2020 6:00-9:00pm (VIP Tasting begins @5pm)
Pittsburgh Shrine Center Pavilion
1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, PA 15024
$35 VIP early admission includes food truck voucher, blind taste test
$25 General Admission
$30 Painting with a Twist
$5 Designated driver

The North Hills Home Brew Fest is produced by not-for-profit group that raises money and awareness for local charities. This year our focus is on the Shriners who do amazing work with children. For more information please visit
For more information on how you can schedule your next special event at The Pittsburgh Shrine Center, you can reach Paulette at or at 724-274-7000.

**This event does not benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. The event is for the benefit of Pittsburgh Syria Shriners and is not tax deductible as a charitable contribution.