The Week Ahead: November 26-30 on the AVENUE

Monday, November 26, 2018
Manhattan and Empire State Building from above

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

Winter’s Eve

Though the temperatures may have made it feel like the eve of winter was a few weeks ago, it’s formally on Monday night at Lincoln Square. The event, which features tastings, performances and a tree lighting to celebrate the season, will be held rain or shine along Broadway.

Monday, November 26, 5:30-9 p.m.

Along Broadway from Columbus Circle to 70th Street

All Aboard!

The Holiday Train Show Family Benefit is a private viewing of the New York Botanical Garden’s annual event. The afternoon will feature a festive family dinner and a special appearance by Chef Carla Hall.

Wednesday, November 28, 4–8 p.m.

New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

Israel in Egypt

MasterVoices will present a one-of-a-kind choral event: a multimedia production of Israel in Egypt, designed to bring Handel’s gorgeous music to life while underscoring the timely and troubling themes of the piece. 

Wednesday, November 28, 6 p.m.

Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting

The 86th annual Rockefeller Center tree lighting is here! The event will be broadcasted on NBC, and the tree will remain lit through January 7.

Wednesday, November 28, 8-10 p.m.

Rockefeller Plaza between West 48th and 51st Street

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

Lincoln Center’s annual Fashion Gala will honor Coach’s creative director Stuart Vevers. The celebration will include a special performance by Chaka Khan. The gala benefits the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, which raises crucial, unrestricted financial support for 10 constituent arts organization on the Lincoln Center Campus. 

Thursday, November 29, 6 p.m.

Alice Tully Hall, Broadway at West 65th Street, New York

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


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