The Week Ahead: November 19-23 on the AVENUE

Monday, November 19, 2018

Here’s what’s going on this week in New York:

Origami Holiday Tree Opening

Visit the American Museum of Natural History to see the Origami Holiday tree, a holiday tradition for more than 40 years. The colorful display opens Monday and is on vies through January 13. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Origami,” with models inspired by the special exhibition Unseen Oceans.

November 19-January 13

American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York

Handel’s Water Music

Perfect for Thanksgiving week with family and friends! Savor Handel’s celebratory Water Music, created for King George I’s barge cruise on the River Thames. Its festive and tuneful melodies will transport you like royalty, too. Emmanuelle Haïm leads the Orchestra in this lively program of Baroque favorites. The performances run November 21, 23 and 24

November 21, 23 and 24

David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

Truffle Day!

Wondering what to bring to Thanksgiving? Eataly NYC Downtown has you covered. Wednesday, November 21 is truffle day, where Italian white truffles are at the lowest price of the season—only $5.90 per gram.

Wednesday, November 21

Eataly NYC Downtown, 101 Liberty Street, New York


Give thanks for all that you have by celebrating with family and friends. Once Santa crosses Herald Square at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the holiday season begins!

Thursday, November 22

Black Friday #OptOutside

Yes, the door buster deals start on Thanksgiving and there’s more to be had during the day. But, for people increasingly turned off by the rampant consumerism, the #OptOutside movement has recently gained traction. If you find yourself on the East End, the Surfrider Foundation will be hosting a beach cleanup at the Montauk Lighthouse beginning at 1 p.m.

Friday, November 23

And for more things to do, be sure to check out Avenue’s Social Calendar.


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