10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Visit the Rose Garden, watch the Met Orchestra or experience Drums Along the Hudson. Whatever you choose to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered. Check out our top picks for this weekend below. 

Brooklyn Go Red For Women Luncheon

June 2, 10 a.m.

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge 

Honor the women who have made a powerful impact on the lives of women and heart health at the 3rd annual Go Red For Women Luncheon. For more information visit here.

The Met Orchestra

June 3, 3 p.m. and June 6, 8 p.m.

Carnegie Hall, West 57th Street and Seventh Avenue

Esa-Pekka Salonen, renowned Finnish conductor will conduct the second of three-concert series at the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. June 3 will be Rhenish symphony and Mahler’s Das Lied Von Der Erde while June 6 will be Mahler and Sibelius. Tickets are $26-$150. For more information visit here.


June 3-4

Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street

Calling all bookworms! This year’s bookcon features various author meet-and-greets, autograph sessions, screenings and more. The lineup includes Kevin Hart, Margaret Atwood, Bill Nye, Jeffrey Tambor and Janet Mock. Tickets are $30-$45. For more information visit here.

Rose Garden Weekend

June 3-4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard 

Experience a vibrant garden filled with every size, shape and color of a rose known to man! There will also be live music, rose care seminars and a rose plant raffle. Tickets are $28. For more information visit here.

Figment NYC

June 3-4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Governors Island

Figment presents a hands on exhibit where viewers are encouraged to touch, smell, paint, talk and play with the art being shown. There is a variety of performances, lectures, installations, participatory projects and mini golf. Entry is free. For more information visit here.

Drums Along The Hudson

June 4, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Inwood Hill Park, 218th Street and Indian Road

Come one, come all! The 15th annual Native American Festival is presented by Lotus Music & Dance and celebrates multiculturalism. There will be performances by the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers as well as a mix of dance and drumming from other cultures. For more information visit here.

World Science Festival

Through June 4

Various venues

The 10th annual World Science Festival is equipped with an exciting lineup of performances, lectures, discussions, demonstrations and more. Featured guests include Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Joshua Bell and Pilobolus. For more information visit here.

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

Through June 11

Tony Kiser Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street

Obie award winning director Lisa Peterson presents a story of single mom and her experience juggling her family, her career and of course her online dating profile. Don’t miss this raved-about new musical starring Valerie Vigoda and Wade McCollum. Tickets are $89-$109. For more information visit here.

Julius Caesar

Through June 18

Delacorte Theatre, Central Park

It’s that time of year again! Free Shakespeare in the Park is here for the summer. Julius Caesar will kick of the season at 8pm every evening. For more information visit here.

The Lubitsch Touch 

June 2-15

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

Don’t miss the two week series celebrating German-American director Ernst Lubitsch’s 125th birthday. The film series features 31 of his comedies, musicals and dramas. Titles include Ninotchka (1939) and That Uncertain Feeling (1941). Tickets are $14. For more information visit here.


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