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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - August 23-August 25


Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: Shannon McGee/Flickr 


New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

Sceneless Scene Showcase - North Music Venue
August 23, 2019 - Patchogue

What is Sceneless Scene Showcase? A musical festival meets art show meets flea market extravaganza, dedicated to showcasing local Long Island crafts, goods & talent!

Grand Central Food Block Party - On 41st Street from 3rd - Lexington Ave
August 23, 2019 - New York

NY locals and tourists take to the streets of our great city to meet, greet and enjoy what summer in N.Y. is all about. One of the few, FREE things, left to do in NYC. Street Fairs are a Welcome break for all to enjoy the streets without cars, bikes and construction sites that plague our usual day to day. Experience the 20+ Authentic food booths, Browse the 50+ merchandise booths that sell a huge variety of goods that range from handmade metal statues to African baskets to the year's hottest trends in jewelry & fashion accessories and much more. Bring the dog along too!

For Teens by Teens - Gravesend Public Library
August 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join the team of friendly teens to plan and do teen activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Sign up as a Summer Book Buddy to get volunteer credit. Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Sceneless Scene Showcase - 89 North Music Venue
August 23, 2019 - Patchogue

What is Sceneless Scene Showcase? A musical festival meets art show meets flea market extravaganza, dedicated to showcasing local Long Island crafts, goods & talent!

Friday Night Fireworks - Coney Island Beach
August 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us every Friday night from June 21st until August 30th for a spectacular show that lights up the Coney Island skyline. Looking for the best seat in the house? Anywhere on the Boardwalk from West 10th to Stillwell has a great view!

Friday Night Fireworks - Coney Island Beach
August 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us every Friday night from June 21st until August 30th for a spectacular show that lights up the Coney Island skyline. Looking for the best seat in the house? Anywhere on the Boardwalk from West 10th to Stillwell has a great view!

Joseph A - Tokyo,Japan
Through August 23, 2019 - Tokyo, Japan

19th Edition World Pathology Week, August 22-23, 2019 | Tokyo, Japan Pathology Conferences | Japan Pathology Conferences | European Pathology Conferences | Pathology Conferences UK | Pathology Congress All the experts in the arena of Pathology are welcomed to attend the CME accredited 19th Edition on World Pathology Week (Pathology Week-2019), going to be held at Tokyo, Japan during August 22-23, 2019. The Theme of the conference is; Path to future of Pathology. The Pathology Conference 2019 brings together the pathologists, Doctors, Researchers, Professors, Assistant Professors, Laboratory staff, Scientists & Pathology & Cancer Epidemiology Lecturers from both Industry and academia to discuss the advancements and challenges in the broad sector of Pathology but not limited to Molecular Pathology, Gynaecological pathology, Hematopathology, Cytopathology, Immunopathology, Histopathology, Pathology Imaging, Clinical Pathology, Breast Pathology, Cancer Pathology, Microbial Pathology and Infections, Forensic Pathology, Chemical Pathology and all other allied fields. This Pathology Congress comprise of Plenary talks, Industry Presentations, Panel discussions, Q&A Rounds, Oral pr... (read more)

Earth Avengers Camp (Grades 6–8) - New York Botanical Garden
Through August 23, 2019 - Bronx

Campers make a difference at NYBG! Learn about native and exotic plant and animal species. Campers can advocate for natural habitat restoration by creating seed "bombs," bird and bat houses, and insect hotels. Grounds Admission is available to NYC Residents Only; proof of residency required and may only be purchased onsite. Grounds Admission includes access to outdoor gardens and collections, including the Everett Children's Adventure Garden. Grounds Admission is free to everyone regardless of residency, all day on Wednesdays and from 9–10 a.m. on Saturdays.

Lake George Music Festival - Lake George
Through August 23, 2019 - Lake George

Listen to chamber music and orchestral pieces alongside the calming waters of Lake George. Daily concerts, informational talks, open rehearsals, and public receptions will be held at various locations throughout the Lake George region. The "Late Night Concert" on Saturday, August 17 takes place right on Lake George, aboard the Minne-Ha-Ha. Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, among others, are some of the talented artists who will perform at the festival. August 11–23; Lake George; Daily concerts range from $15–30; Festival pass is $199.

Rockefeller Center® Greenmarket Farmers Market Returns This Summer - Rockefeller Center Plaza
Through August 23, 2019 - Manhattan

Rockefeller Center’s annual open-air farmers market returns this summer with a wide variety of specialty products from regional farms spanning New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont. The market will be open Wednesday, July 17 through Friday, August 23, Wednesday-Friday of each week from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at Rockefeller Center Plaza, located between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan. Shoppers will find fresh produce, flowers, meat, eggs, baked goods, cheeses, wine, spirits, and more. Additionally, special programming and demonstrations will take place each Thursday from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The market is organized by GrowNYC and is free and open to the public. For more information, including a schedule of events, visit rockefellercenter.com and follow @RockCenterNYC on Twitter and Instagram and Like Rockefeller Center on Facebook. Join the conversation by using #RockCenter

Red Wedding, Miracle Sweepstakes, The Rainbows - Gold Sounds Bar
August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

Red Wedding Miracle Sweepstakes TheRainbows TBA

Krimer FT. Og Nixin + More - Sunnyvale
August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

KRIMER ft. OG NIXIN + MORE

Eighth Avenue Festival - On 8th Avenue from 42nd - 57th St
August 24, 2019 - New York

NY locals and tourists take to the streets of our great city to meet, greet and enjoy what summer in N.Y. is all about. One of the few, FREE things, left to do in NYC. Street Fairs are a Welcome break for all to enjoy the streets without cars, bikes and construction sites that plague our usual day to day. Experience the 50+ Authentic food booths, Browse the 500+ merchandise booths that sell a huge variety of goods that range from handmade metal statues to African baskets to the year's hottest trends in jewelry & fashion accessories and much more. Bring the dog along too!

Blues Bbq Festival - Pier 97 in Clinton
August 24, 2019 - New York

Hudson River Park's beloved Blues BBQ Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this season! Join the party to close out your summer with a fantastic lineup of artists from across the United States. Enjoy barbecue from local New York City favorites, and sip on beverages while you listen to one of our most exciting lineups ever!

Afropunk Fest Brooklyn 2019 - Commodore Barry Park
August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

AFROPUNK FEST BROOKLYN 2019 Commodore Barry Park Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25 LINEUP TO BE ANNOUNCED TICKET INFORMATION • Once you purchase your ticket, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of The AFROPUNK Festival. Your ticket will be emailed to you at a later date. Make sure to print them out, or download them to your phone, so you can have your ticket scanned at the gate. • IMPORTANT: If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder. • If you have any technical issue's with your order, click here to contact Eventbrite. • All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges. We are not able to change dates if purchased in error. • The event is rain or shine. • Artists are subject to change. **Only purchase from official AFROPUNK page. If you purchase from another source, you risk purchasing a counterfeit or invalid pass. AFROPUNK is not responsible for passes purchased from unofficial sources.

'Wings of Summer' Walks: Butterflies, Dragonflies, & Birds - New York Botanical Garden
August 24, 2019 - Bronx

Bring your binoculars and walk the Garden grounds with a bird expert. Tours introduce visitors and families to the diverse insects and birds that reside at NYBG during the summer months, highlighting plants that attract and sustain them.

Celtic Festival & Gathering of the Clans - Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau
Through August 24, 2019 - Mayville

Come join us for Caber Toss, Bagpipes, Several Klans attending, Plus Kilted Throwers club - Food & Craft Vendors, Beer & Wine Garden. Free Parking.

Summer Shorts 2019 - Series A - 59E59 Theaters B
Through August 24, 2019 - New York

Applauded by The New York Times as "shamelessly clever and deeply satisfying!" this acclaimed festival of short plays returns to 59E59 Theaters for a thirteenth consecutive season allowing audiences to get reacquainted with some of their favorite American playwrights and discover new talent. Featuring two separate series (A & B) of three plays each, running in rotating repertory, Summer Shorts offers a diverse range of voices, styles, and subject matter. Series A HERE I LIE By COURTNEY BARON Directed by MARIA MILEAF INTERIOR By NICK PAYNE Directed by RORY MCGREGOR THE BRIDGE PLAY By DANIELLE TRZCINSKI Directed by SARAH CRONK Series B PROVIDENCE By NANCY BLEEMER Directed by IVEY LOWE APPOMATTOX By NEIL LABUTE Directed by DUANE BOUTTÉ LUCKY By SHARR WHITE Directed by J.J. KANDEL

The Sunday Matinee - Coney Island Museum
August 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. Admission is only $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 online, or at the door. 75 tickets sold per performance. Advance online purchase recommended. There are no extra fees for online purchases.

Green-Wood Commemorates the Battle of Brookyln - Green-Wood
August 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Green-Wood will commemorate the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day of living history. Fought on August 27, 1776 across Brooklyn, including land that is now part of The Green-Wood Cemetery, it was the first battle of the American Revolution to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In terms of the total number of British and American troops poised and ready to fight, this was the largest battle of the Revolution. • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Trolley Tour: Join Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman for a tour of Green-Wood’s Revolutionary War-related sites. This is a separate, ticketed tour, not included in general registration for the Commemoration events. Reservations are required, and tickets are $20; $15 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and the Brooklyn Historical Society. For tickets, visit https://www.green-wood.com/event/battle-of-brooklyn-trolley-tour-2019/. This tour sells out fast. • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Life on the Battlefield: History comes to life on Green-Wood’s meadow as re-enactors demonstrate revolutionary weaponry and tactics. Meet soldiers and other historic figures of Colonial America. • 12:30 p.m.... (read more)

Summer Brunch & Shop - Grand Bazaar NYC
August 25, 2019 - New York

Summer + Seafood + Shopping = a perfect Sunday at NYC's biggest curated weekly market, Grand Bazaar NYC, part of our 3-part Summer bunch series. Sip fresh oysters, bite into a juicy lobster roll, spoon into delicious seafood Pallela dish, snack on grilled octopus or eel skewers, or enjoy scrumptious shrimp tacos with your friends while exploring the Bazaar's 150+ vendors! Many you can't find elsewhere. You never know what great finds and deals you'll make!!! Come hungry and ready to shop from talented local artisans and independent dealers! 100% of Grand Bazaar NYC's profits are donated to four local public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children.

Sumaq Peruvian Food Festival - Cradle of Aviation Museum
Through August 25, 2019 - Garden City

SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival has become one of the most anticipated culinary events of the year, attracting food enthusiasts from all over the tri-state area Over 20 food vendors, a mixture of local and award-winning chefs from Peru, will be participating in this year's festival. You will also have the opportunity to learn cooking techniques from top chefs, such as Jose Luis Chávez, Ezequiel Valencia and Miguel Aguilar! Our mission along with Peru's gastronomic association, APEGA is to help disseminate Peruvian cuisine and culture in NY, which is why we are devoted to offering the highest quality and variety of Peruvian food.

45th Annual HARLEM WEEK Festival - W. 135th Street
Through August 31, 2019 - Harlem

On Saturday, July 28, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will kick off its 45th annual HARLEM WEEK in celebration of Harlem’s rich cultural, political, and economic heritage. This celebration - Sunday, July 28th and run through Saturday, August 31s - will celebrate its 45th anniversary and pay homage to Harlem’s influence across the world through its through its 2019 theme “Our Local History Creates A Global Impact”. Attracting over two million attendees from all over world each year, HARLEM WEEK offers over 100 free and low-cost events at renowned venues across Harlem and beyond. From July 28 through August 24, attendees can enjoy cultural events ranging from culinary, health and wellness, technology, arts, entertainment and more celebrating 45 years of HARLEM WEEK and Harlem’s rich history and influence across the world. Festival highlights include: -A Great Day in Harlem - HARLEM WEEK kicks off with a full day of family-friendly activities, including performances by world-renowned musicians and performers, hundreds of vendors exhibiting food, arts and crafts, and more. -Youth S.T.E.A.M. Hackathon - Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics confere... (read more)

Poliform Summer Kitchen Sample Sale - Poliform Showroom
Through August 31, 2019 - New York

From now through the end of August, Poliform is hosting a special sales event at their Madison Avenue (112 Madison Ave) and A&D Building (150 E 58th St.) showrooms. The sample sale offers patrons the opportunity to purchase some of the brand's luxury, high-design kitchen systems including Twelve, My Planet, Artex, and Phoenix, at 30% off and beyond. The showroom also offers customization services to assist buyers in retrofitting the kitchens into different space layouts in metropolitan homes. 112 Madison Ave. Showroom Hours: Monday to Friday - 10AM to 6PM Saturday - 11AM to 5PM A&D Building Showroom Hours: Monday to Friday - 9AM to 5PM Saturday, Sunday - CLOSED

Great New York State Fair - Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds
Through September 02, 2019 - Syracuse

Experience one of the largest & oldest state fairs in the United States! Delight in traditional fair favorites such as agriculture displays, livestock demonstrations, and Ferris wheels. Want something served on a stick? Eat up delicious fried fare and wash it down with a New York State brew or the world renowned "wine-slushie". The Great New York State Fair offers a variety of family fun activities along with cultural presentations and world famous entertainment acts!

Dig! Plant! Grow! Pollinator Pals - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 08, 2019 - Bronx

he garden is a-buzz with our favorite insects: pollinators! Learn all about the relationships between a flower's life cycle and bees, bugs, and butterflies. Explore an apiary and taste local honey. Each season offers a new theme to investigate through hands-on activities and take-home projects at the Edible Academy!

Theater for the New City's Dream up Festival 2019 - Theater For the New City
Through September 15, 2019 - New York

The festival is available to both performance groups and individuals. Plays, dance theater, solo works, and interdisciplinary material will all be welcome so long as they can co-exist in repertory with other productions in the festival lineup. Technical requirements and the use of production effects will need to be limited. Scenic elements are welcome but one or more of these elements will have to be used in an inventive way.

Kids Create like Burle Marx! - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 20, 2019 - Bronx

Kids channel their innate curiosity and creativity as they learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. In the Children's Adventure Garden, they can start their own indoor garden by potting up a fantastic philodendron plant, design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Burle Marx, and compare plants growing in the Bronx and Brazil to understand more about plant diversity.

Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 29, 2019 - Bronx

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94) was a force of nature in Brazil—through his bold landscapes, vibrant art, and passionate commitment to plant conservation. His powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during our Garden-wide exhibition of lush gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.

Putting down Roots: Celebrating 30 Years of Bronx Green-Up - New York Botanical Garden
Through September 29, 2019 - Bronx

NYBG's community gardening outreach program is commemorating its 30th anniversary with a photo exhibition in Ross Gallery. Bronx Green-Up supports more than 200 local greening groups, schools, and community organizations in their missions to improve their neighborhoods through greening projects. In honor of this anniversary, four teen photographers from the Bronx Documentary Center's Bronx Junior Photo League document the activity of these organizations, from planting, weeding, and composting to harvest and celebration. Their dynamic photographs celebrate the community-building and activism taking place all across our borough.

Edible Academy Fresh from the Garden Tastings - New York Botanical Garden
Through November 03, 2019 - Bronx

Cooking demonstrations, presented by Whole Foods Market®, encourage families to get hands-on with healthy cooking. New recipes featuring plants grown in the Edible Academy are offered each week. Edible Academy staff will demonstrate family-friendly recipes using seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Kids and adults alike will learn how garden-to-table cooking is not only nutritious, but fun, too.

Daniel Buren on the High Line - The High Line
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

High Line presents En Plein Air, a group exhibition that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition is on view along the length of the park from April 2019 to March 2020. It will bring together work by eight artists, including French artist Daniel Buren, who will string his signature stripe piece The Gardland over the elevated walkway


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