10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Take on this weekend with an appetite for food and culture. Between NYC Restaurant Week, the NY Boat Show and many exhibitions or plays, the options are endless! Check out the best 10 activities for this weekend below.

Winter Antiques Show

January 20 – 29

Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue

Take in a unique array of antique jewelry, paintings, books, maps, armor, rugs, ceramics, glass and much more. The event benefits East Side House Settlement in the South Bronx. Entry is $25. For more information visit here.

A Clockwork Orange

January 27, 9:55 p.m.

IFC Center, 323 6th Avenue

Stanely Kubrick’s classic adaptation of the Anthony Burgess novel is a must see satire into the future. Don’t miss the change to view this film and all its glory on the big screen with an incredible surrounding sound system. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.

Winter Jam

January 28, 11 a.m., 3 p.m.

Bandshell area in Central Park (enter at 72nd Street)

Celebrate the winter with a free winter sports festival in Central Park. Fresh snow will be blow into the park for visitors to enjoy snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and more! For more information visit here.

Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

January 28, 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Grand and Chrystie Streets

Celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year! There will be performances, lion dances, craft vendors, food and giveaways. Don’t miss the main event, the Firecracker Ceremony where the Better Chinatown Society will set off 600,000 firecrackers at noon. For more information visit here.

Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man

January 29, 11 a.m.

209 W. Houston Street

The 1951 classic is a kid friendly movie with both horror and comedy. The film follows detective school graduates through there first complicated murder case. Tickets are $8. For more information visit here.

New York Boat Show

Through January 29

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street

This annual event highlights all things boating! Whether you’re looking for that new yacht, enjoy water sports and fishing or just take interest in admiring boats, the New York Boat Show is a must-see. There will be hundreds of luxury yachts to explore, fishing seminars, a boat repair shop, new technologies and much more. Admission is $16. For more information visit here.

NYC Restaurant Week

Through February 10

Various restaurants

It’s that time of year again! NYC Restaurant Week is back to celebrate fine dining at affordable prices. With more than 350 restaurants participating the options are endless. Featured restaurants include Tavern on the Green, Nobu New York, 21 Club and SushiSamba. For more information visit here.

The Oregon Trail

Through February 12

WP Theater at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway

Get lost in the parallel story of the Bekah Brunstetter’s new Off-Broadway play. A teenage girl goes on a peculiar journey through her computer game and her characters spring to life! Tickets are $24. For more information visit here.

Portraits from the Whitney

Through February 12

Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street

View more than 200 artists paintings and photographs in this unique exhibit. The exhibition explores the definition and different interpretations of a portraiture. For more information visit here.

Ring Twice for Miranda

Through April 16

Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, 131 West 55th Street

A tragic comedy set during a time of economic trouble. The new play by Alan Hruska follows a man, Sir, who’s harsh rule is conflicted by his interest in a chambermaid. Tickets are $79-$99. For more information visit here.


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by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Griffin Lipson and Hunter Abrams/