Things to Do the Weekend of 10/13

Friday, October 13, 2017
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What to do in New York City this weekend.

Black Tie for School Supplies Gala

October 14, 8 p.m.

404 Event Space, 404 10th Avenue

Eat, dance and drink the night away while providing school supplies to thousands of local New York students. There will be a live DJ, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffles and more. For more information visit here.

Outside the Shell

October 14, 2-6:30 p.m.

Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Place

Edible Manhattan hosts this delicious event featuring some of the tastiest mollusks from the East End alongside cocktails from celebrated spirit brands. Tickets are $79. For more information visit here.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

October 14-15

Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage, 881 Seventh Avenue

The world renown orchestra returns to Carnegie hall to perform works inspired by over 5,000 years of Chinese civilizations. For more information visit here.

NYC Wine and Food Festival

Through October 15

Various venues

Eat, drink and learn all about cuisine from your favorite chefs. Events include the Blue Moon Burger Bash, a Pie vs. Cake Party with Duff Goldman, a Greenmarket Brunch with Geoffrey Zakarian and more. For more information visit here.

Open House New York

October 14-15

Various venues

Explore New York’s architecture with over 200 historical buildings open for visits, tours and talks. New spots include The Bridge at Cornell Tech and the Minetta Lane Residence. For more information visit here.

Bob Schulenberg: The Secret Cinema

October 13-19

Patrick Parrish Gallery, 50 Lispenard Street

The Tribecca gallery will display the New York Social Diary Guest Diarist’s original sketches and photos during the mid-1960s. For more information visit here.

The 10th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival

October 13-20

Various venues

Be the first to experience new and experimental works that merge the art and science worlds together. There will be feature films, short films, live cinema performances, discussions and more taking place across Manhattan. For more information visit here.

Night of the Living Dead

Through October 26

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

Get into the Halloween spirit while watching George A. Romero’s iconic 1968 classic that paved the way for zombie films thereafter. For more information visit here.

The Home Place

Through November 19

Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 West 22nd Street

Follow the love triangle between a father, son and their “chatelaine” in this colonial play directed by Charlotte Moore. For more information visit here.

Beyond Suffrage

Through Summer 2018

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

Check out this brand new exhibit which explores a century’s worth of female leadership, political influence and activism in New York. For more information visit here.


Escapism Empire

Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads Star in Jimmy Buffett’s new Broadway musical


Escape the Room—If You Want To

Rachel Lee Hovnanian explores Nature Deficit Disorder


Barry Cord Shows His Champagne Dreams

The jewelry and accessory designer shows his photographs in Millbrook

by AVENUE insiderPhotographed by Billy Farrall