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10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, September 22, 2016
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New York City is known as the city that never sleeps for a reason, there is always something to do! This weekend is jam packed with exciting activities ranging from concerts and wine tastings to exhibitions and plays. Whatever your interests may be,  we’ve got you covered! Check out this weekend’s to do list:


SummerStage presents Lucius/ JD McPherson/ Big Thief


September 23, 5-10 p.m.


Central Park, Rumsey Playfield


Summer is not technically over yet! SummerStage is bringing another exciting concert to Central Park this weekend. Dance the night away with Lucius, JD McPherson and Big Thief. Tickets are $35. For more information visit here.


Wine Riot


September 23-24


69th Regiment Armory, 68 Lexington Avenue


Taste hundreds of new wines from around the globe this weekend at the Wine Riot Festival. Along with the delicious wines, guests will be able to visit interactive booths with crash courses on the various wines of the world. Not to mention, there will be a live DJ, dance floor and photo booth! For tickets and more information visit here.


Free Museum Day


September 24


Varying locations


Receive a free ticket for two people to visit one of 103 museums around New York state this weekend! For the list of museums click here.


Feast of San Gennaro


Through September 25


Along Mulbery Street, Grand Street and Hester Street


The Feast of San Gennaro is back for the 90th consecutive year! Visit the streets filled with Italian treats to carnival fare, parades, musical performances, a cannoli eating contest and the feat day Mass and procession. Entry is free, andiamo!


For more information visit here.


Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk


September 25


Begins in Ikea Parking Lot, 1 Beard Street, Brooklyn


As the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks just passed, it is important that we pay homage to those who perished. This Sunday is the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K where thousands of people gather to retrace firefighter Stephen Siller’s footsteps on the day of the attacks. The goal of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to continue Stephen’s legacy by supporting our nation’s first responders and service members. For more information visit here.


John Varvatos Presents “From New Heights”


Through September 30


In honor of his new retail store opening at Westfield World Trade Center, John Varvatos presents an exclusive digital exhibition titled From New Heights. The exhibit features images of the NYC skyline shot by photographer Karsten Staiger. Don’t miss this last weekend before closing! For more information visit here.


Twelve Angry Women


September 22 – October 1


The Roebuck Theater, 300 W 43rd Street


Based on the courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men, Twelve Angry Women features an all female jury at Times Square Arts Center. For tickets and more information visit here.


The Associates and Aldrich


Through October 6


Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street


The world renown American director, Robert Aldrich, responsible for some of the meanest yet funniest movies of his time is getting a 22-film retrospective. Popular films Kiss Me Deadly, The Dirty Dozen and The Longest Yard will be shown. Tickets are $15.


For more information visit here.


Celebrating 100 Years of Einstein


June 28 – October 16


The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue


The Morgan Museum presents an intriguing exhibition to honor the late Albert Einstein. The pop-up exhibition features three Einstein items including a letter from Einstein to astronomer Erwin Finlay Freundlich confirming the general theory. For more information visit here.


Another Land: After Noguchi


Through January 8


The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road and Vernon Blvd, Queens


In a half dozen photographs of multiple Noguchi sculptures, artist Leah Raintree puts the pieces in new perspectives. The show follows the theme from Noguchi’s 1986 work titled Another Land. For more information visit here.




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