House of Yes’ holiday market brings you seasonal, handmade, artisan ethical, vintage, and upcycled jewelry, crafts, clothing, goods, arts, textiles, festival wear, costumes, menswear and more. Tunes by DJ Dropkat. Free.
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.
Celebrate the launch of Street Cuts—a growing collective of celebrated street artists from around the world who are turning their art into sharable digital stickers. The launch party will include a scavenger hunt, give-aways, and original work by the app’s featured artists — City Kitty, The Primate, HISS, Belowkey, Abe Lincoln Jr., and K-Nor — who will also be in attendance.
The 30 Year Old Virgin is an hour of stand up told as one long story. Doyle grew up in a conservative Christian home and was saving himself for marriage. He got engaged but called off his engagement a month before his wedding and woke up in New York City, a 30 year old virgin. This show was previously seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. $10.
Call & Response artist Kiran Chandra presents an interpretive reading of Mark Twain’s controversial 1905 text “The War Prayer.” When Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a resident in Wave Hill House at the beginning of the 20th century, he built a treehouse on the property. Chandra’s reading commemorates Twain’s tree structure and the writing he created at Wave Hill. Free with admission to the grounds. $8 for adults, $4 for children and seniors.
In Illo Tempore Vignettes is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile. The performers parade through relentless streams of invisible stimuli in a voyage between presence and absence. The piece addresses the innumerable stories of the exiled, the ones that are visible and the ones that take place in a vacuum.
The Strange Ones, Scandinavia House (Murray Hill), 1pm, $7 for members, $10 general admission.