What to Do the Weekend of 12/8

Friday, December 8, 2017

What to do in New York City this weekend. 


December 9, 10 a.m.

Starting location revealed on SantaCon Eve

Spread joy during the holiday season! Santacon is a charitable, non-commerical, non-political convention to celebrate the holidays. For more information visit here.

Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting

December 9, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

Wander the 10 Atlantic Avenue blocks filled with holiday-themed events, treats and workshops. For more information visit here

Live Sonic Arcade Performance

Through December 10

Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle

Watch artist Julianna Swartz and vocalist Ali Dineen’s 45 minute performance using Swarz’s “Sine Body” installation. For more information visit here


December 10, 10 a.m.

Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a latke making lesson at Ben’s Deli, menorah lighting and delicious holiday food. For more information visit here.

Naples 44

Through December 12

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

Francesco Patierno’s classic film paints the portrait of the southern Italian city during World War II. For more information visit here.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Through December 31

New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street

Prepare to be blown away by the Ailey company’s expansive repertoire during the month of December. Tickets are $29-$159. For more information visit here.

Hundred Days

Through December 31

New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East Fourth Street

Watch Abigail and Shaun Bengson showcase their folk-punk music in their newest work about taking a leap and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. For more information visit here.

Wreath Interpretations Exhibit

Through January 4

Arsenal Gallery, 830 Fifth Avenue

Check out the 35th annual exhibit of holiday wreaths. More that 40 fine artists and designers will be displaying their unique work. For more information visit here.

David Hockney

Through February 25

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue

Celebrate the British artist’s 80th year by looking back at his paintings, drawings, photographs and videos since 1960. For more information visit here.

Mod New York

Through April 1

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue

Explore 1960s fashion trends with over 70 garments, jewelry, shoes, handbags and photographs. For more information visit here.


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