Around NYC Today (12/3) Native Art Market, Fort Greene Tree Lighting

Renegade Craft Fair, Industry City – Brooklyn, 11am – 6pm

Explore a curated selection of modern design, including jewelry and accessories, art, apparel, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, apothecary and cookware. Featuring local food trucks, DJ sets with Black Gold, photo ops, screen printing workshops with Sheepshead Design and all-around good times. Free.

Native Art Market, National Museum of the American Indian – Lower Manhattan, 10am

Buy traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—from some of the finest Native American artists. Free.

Gifted and Talented Holiday Pop-Up Market, Grand Bazaar NYC – UWS, 10am

The Gifted & Talented Holiday Market is the first and only market in the city dedicated to gifts made exclusively in New York City. Buy locally-made, handcrafted selections including leather goods, jewelry, scented candles, chocolates, jams and hot sauces from over 30 vendors. Free.

Fort Greene Park Holiday Tree Lighting, Myrtle Avenue Plaza in Fort Greene Park, 4pm – 6pm

Stop by to take a picture with Santa Claus, enjoy free hot cocoa from Castro’s Restaurant and cookies from Brooklyn Sweet Spot and Peck’s, listen to Manifest choir, and watch the tree light up at 5:00 p.m. Bring new, unwrapped toys to benefit Fort Greene SNAP and Whitman Resident Association’s annual toy drive. Free.

 

ONGOING

Arts and Crafts Fair, Alice Austen Park – Staten Island, Until Dec. 25, 11am -5pm, Free.

Grand Central Holiday Fair, Grand Central Terminal – Midtown, Until Dec. 24, 10am to 8pm.

‘Volez Voguez Voyagez’ Louis Vuitton Exhibition, 86 Trinity Place – Lower Manhattan, (Mon to Sat – 10 am to 8pm; Sun – 11am to 7pm), Free. RSVP.

Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, Until January 2, Weekdays – 11am to 8pm, Weekends – 10am – 8pm, Free.

Union Square Holiday Market, Southern side of Union Square Park, Until December 24 (Weekdays – 11am to 8pm; Sat. – 10am to 8pm; Sun. 11am to 7pm), Free.

 

FILM

Cocked, Videology – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free, RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Winter Sonic, Bowery Electric – LES, 6pm, $8 – $10.

Cleric (Retrocausal Release Show), Needle Driver, Torrential Downpour, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Danae Greenfield, Bowery Electric – LES, 9pm, $8 – $10.

The Penthouse Band, The Sweet High, Mercury Lounge – LES, 5:30pm, $10.

Austin Crute, Jack Laboz, Mercury Lounge – LES, 8pm, $10.

Toxic Crew, Total Downer, Plaid Dracula, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8 – $10.

Bottlenose, Kangaroo, Sharkswimmer, The Safari Room at El Cortez – Brooklyn, 7pm, $9.

Scout Harris, 8/7 Central, DJ Silky Smooth, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Will Miles, Clark Jones, Kenny DeForest, Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Danny Tamberelli, Mike Maronna, Reformed Whores, Union Hall – Brooklyn, 7:30pm, $6 – $8.

Paradise Comedy, Hosted by Rufat Agayev, June Bar – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

Around NYC Today (10/28), Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Winter Village

THINGS TO DO

Brooklyn Synth Expo, Main Drag Music, 11am

The Brooklyn Synth Expo returns! Tons of synths plugged into headphones. Free. RSVP.

Day of the Dead Festival, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery – East Village, (Also on Oct. 27 – Sun), 12pm – 6pm

Remember departed loved ones by bringing copies of photographs to be part of the ofrenda (altar) during the three-day celebration. This event is in honor of victims of recent earthquakes in Mexico. Free.

Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park – Queens, 11am – 3pm

The Socrates season always goes out with a BANG with our Halloween Harvest Festival! This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with a vibrant procession and dance performance presented by Ballet Folkrico Mexicano de Nueva York. Enjoy food from vendors Fresco’s Cantina, What’s the Dillaz and Val’s Cookie Canvas. Free.

Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 11:30am – 1pm

Time for the annual festooning of Brooklyn’s dogs! The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog. Free.

Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival, Fort Greene Park – Brooklyn, 12pm – 3pm

Get your costumes ready and come to Fort Greene Park for the 17th Annual Halloween Festival. This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more. Free.

Opening Day at Bryant Park’s Winter Village, Bryant Park – Midtown, 12pm – 3pm

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park opens October 28! The first 100 visitors in line at The Rink receive free skate rentals, free gloves from Bank of America, and free hot chocolate from Public Fare.

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Screening, Athens Square – Queens, 1pm – 3pm

Join a day of Halloween-themed fun. Activities include crafts,  games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and more. Screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk. Free.

 

FILM

My Tai Chi Story, Flux Factory, 2pm, Free.

Beetlejuice, Canal Street Market – SoHo, 2pm, Free, RSVP.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Ghostbusters (2016), Bensonhurst Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.

Monsters, Inc., Hansborough Recreation Center – Harlem, 6pm, Free.

Hocus Pocus, Virginia Park – Bronx, 6:30pm, Free.

Psychotic! A Brooklyn Slasher Film, Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, 7pm, $5.

 

MUSIC

Stringer as Pavement, Yucky Duster as ABBA, gobbinjr as Justin Timberlake, 
Estro Zombies (mem. of Fits and Venus Envy) as The Misfits, DJ Brandon K, The Glove – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Xetas, Big Quiet, Scupper, Street Stains, Sunnyvale – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

A Shadow of Jaguar (record release), Them Fangs, Tongues Unknown, Union Pool – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Monogold, Holly Overton w/ Midnight People, Monograms, Sooner, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8.

Nick Hook, Jubilee, Theatre of Disco, HDLSS, Bianca Oblivion, WildKatz, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.

Alien Trilogy, Street Smells, Nocturne – Brooklyn, 10pm, Free.

Synthwave Halloween Party w/ DJ Valentine, DJ Faith in the Glitch, DJ Aeon Rings, Le Matos, Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, 11pm, $0 – $15.

 

COMEDY

Sam Jay – Comedy Central Album Recording, The Stand – Gramercy Park, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Olivia Grace, Matt Leary, Martin Urbano, Kath Barbadoro, Joe List, Legion Bar – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Popped Collar Comedy w/ Dan Lamorte, Molly Ruben-Long, Chike Robinson, Liz Barrett, Dario Joseph, Dan Wickes, Host: Zilla Vodnas, The Platform – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, Free, RSVP.

The Human Citizen Comedy Show w/ Nick Pupo (AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire), Aimee Rose Ranger (The Ranger Zone), Matt Koff (Daily Show Writer), Trey Galyon (Getting Doug With High), Albert Kirchner (Bridgetown Comedy Fest), Art Cafe + Bar – Brooklyn, 9pm, $5.

Last Stop Laughs, QED – Queens, 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden, Friendship Garden – Sugar Hill, Every Monday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!

 

 

 

Around NYC Today (10/21) Tompkins Sq. Park Halloween Dog Parade, Harvest Day

tompkins sq park dog parade

THINGS TO DO

Hester Street Fair’s Harvest Day, Intersection of Delancey and Essex Street (LES), 11am – 6pm

Celebrate the changing of the seasons with fall-friendly vendors and seasonal activities like pumpkin painting, apple pies. Five Boroughs Brewing Co.’s IPA will be on tap. This week’s vendors roster include Chokola’s, Gab and Down East Lobstah, Free.

Arts in the Park, Central Park, Oct. 21 (Sat), 12pm – 3pm

NYC Parks is transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Art in the Parks program.

Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade, Tompkins Square Dog Run (East Village), Oct. 21 (Sat), 12pm – 3pm

Thousands of costumed canines will march on Tompkins Square Park for the country’s largest Halloween Costume Parade for dogs. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the maintenance and upkeep of the newly restored Tompkins Square Dog Run. $5 suggested donation.

Howl-een Pooch Parade, Allan Kivlehan Playground (Staten Island), 12pm

There will be treats, a costume contest, obstacle course, and a pet adoption event. Free.

Outdoor Performance: Joiri Minaya “Containers,” Wave Hill (Bronx), 2pm

Watch an outdoor performance artist Joiri Minaya. Performers in tropical print body-suits will move through a variety of poses, in response to the site-specific audio narratives emanating from the garments. Complementing the tropical plants and the history of the Monocot Garden, these narratives will focus on human and plant camouflage and hyper-visibility. Free with admission to the grounds. $8 adults, $4 students and seniors.

Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan, Queens Botanical Garden, 3:30pm

Sitar and tabla Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan will perform a blend of Indian classical and folk music. He will be joined by his fusion group “East Meets West.” $6 for adults, $4 for seniors, students and children over 4.

 

FILM

Queer Girl Movie Night, Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 6pm, Free.

The Haunted Mansion (2003), Marcus Garvey Park (Harlem), 6pm, Free.

Frankenweenie, Maria Hernandez Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

The Addams Family, Fort Greene Park (Brooklyn), 6:15pm, Free.

Hotel Transylvania 2, Bronx Park, 6:30pm, Free.

 

MUSIC

Cool Company, Capyac, Josh The Word, Malcolm Voltaire, Bowery Electric (LES), 7pm, $8.

Strawberry Runners, Radiant Baby, The Human Fly, Trans-Pecos (Queens), 7pm, $8 – $10.

Centaurus, Belle-Skinner, LAPeCHE, Cape House (Brooklyn), 7pm, $10.

Geena Davis, Live Ones, The Tracys, Pianos (LES), 7:30pm, $10.

Lowry, Ancient Cities, Jessi Robertson, Our Wicked Lady (Brooklyn), 7:30pm, $10.

Plastic Picnic EP Release Show, Future Heart, Berlin (East Village), 8pm, $10.

Cover Your Idols, The Riot Gang, The Applecores, Union Hall (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

The Please Please Me, Novelty Daughter, Absent City, C’mon Everybody (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8 – $10.

The Unders (Tape Release), Pop Empire, Looming, Greasy Hearts, the Night Screams, Pet Rescue (Brooklyn), 8pm, $5.

Rhys Langston, Big Breakfast, Lion’s Cage, Illusion, Brooklyn Bazaar, 8pm, $8.

The Messenger Birds, The Grasping Straws, The Nuclears, Toranavox, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

No Funeral, Black Tomb, Dutch Guts, Mourned, Bar Matchless (Brooklyn), 8pm , $10.

Sleeping Pills, Woven In, Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 8pm, $8.

Deeper, Big Bliss, Plain Dog, Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, Alphaville (Brooklyn), 8pm, $10.

Benjamin Cartel Album Release Show, Rockwood Music Hall (LES), 8:30pm, $10 – $20.

Blaha (Blind Shake), Lily Lake, King Pussy Face, Anni Rossi,  Muchmore’s (Brooklyn), 9pm, $5.

Jaw Gems, Bae Bro, Mercury Lounge (LES), 10:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Diego Lopez, Monarey Martinez, Brian Kim, Stephen Rubino, Hosted By Pedro Salinas, Local 138 (LES), 6pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy Outliers feat. Tim Dillon (NY Comedy Festival), Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show), Rebecca O’Neal (Laugh Factory), Wil Slyvince (NBC), Sean’s Bar and Kitchen (Midtown), 7pm, $10 – $15.

Edward Farrell (Edward Farrell’s Diet Coke Reviews on Yelp), Adam Foster (Hilarious), Isabel Hagen (Lantern), Hosted by Katharyn Henson (The Pear), Old Man Hustle (LES), 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Dope Comedy Show, The Park View (Inwood), 9:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Last Stop Laughs, QED (Queens), 10:30pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Socrates Farmers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), Every Saturday until Oct. 28, 8am – 4pm, Free.

Saturday Farmers Market, Hattie Carthan Community Garden (Brooklyn), 9am-2pm, Free.

Women With Wings Art Exhibit, Maggie’s Garden (Sugar Hill), Every Friday until Oct. 31,  2pm – 4pm, Free.

Eating Bitterness Art Exhibit, 384 Broadway (Tribeca), Until Oct. 27, Tuesday to Friday 2pm – 8pm, Weekends 11am to 7pm, Free.

Gettin’ Wet with Miss Guy: The Photography of Guy Furrow, Art-on-A (East Village), Until Nov. 2, Free.

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!