The Week Ahead: Nov. 27-Dec. 1 on the AVENUE

Monday, November 27, 2017
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What’s going on this week in New York:

Kevin Look Alike Contest and Tree Lighting

Monday, November 27, 5 p.m.

The Plaza Hotel, Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York

Arrive at The Plaza Hotel in your best Kevin McAllister holiday apparel for a chance to win a complimentary night stay to experience The Plaza’s Home Alone 2 package. The winning Kevin will also have the honor or lighting The Plaza’s tree that evening at 7 p.m.

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Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Center

Monday, November 27, 5:30 p.m.

Broadway, between 63rd and 70th Streets

Join legendary artists, up-and-coming musicians, dancers, street performers and more as we welcome the holiday season and light up the Upper West Side with an evening of music, food, dancing and fun for everyone.

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23rd Annual Art Walk New York

Wednesday, November 29

Spring Studios, 50 Varick Street, New York

ARTWALK NY brings together hundreds of artists, art-lovers and other compassionate New Yorkers to celebrate the role of “artist-as-activist” and raise awareness about the issues of homelessness, poverty and social justice, benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless. 

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

Wednesday, November 29, 7-9 p.m.

Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 56th Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues

The 2017 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, a worldwide symbol of the holidays in New York, will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 29, with live performances from 7–9 p.m., at Rockefeller Plaza.

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Central Park Holiday Lighting

Thursday, November 30, 5:30 p.m.

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue

Celebrate the season at our 21st Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The event concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer.

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