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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - January 24-January 26

Holidays and Specials in New York City This WeekendPhoto: Shannon McGee/Flickr 

New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows at Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't want to miss a thing. If there was ever a city that knew how to celebrate the season, it's the Big Apple. Here are all the holidays and specials in New York City going on this weekend. Don't skip a beat!

LI'S HOTTEST NEW PARTY: EVERY THURSDAY FROM JANUARY 2020 starting 10pm til late in the brand new wing of Mulcahy's $4 drinks deals including White Claws, Bud Lights, mixed drinks and weekly shot specials - Mulcahy's Pub and concert hall
January 24, 2020 - Wantagh

The Little Mermen makes their debut at Mulcahy's. Don't miss the Ultimate Disney Cover Band. Free Admission with costume, best costume wins 2 Tickets to broadway play.

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 24, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Great Moments in Weed History - The Bell House
January 24, 2020 - Brooklyn

Launched in 2017, the Brooklyn Podcast Festival is a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them.

Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend

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Lunar New Year Celebration - Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
January 25, 2020 - Staten Island

Come welcome the Year of the Rat with a Lunar New Year Celebration! You and your family will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.Building P LobbySnug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301General Admission: Adults: $10 | Children: $7 | Children under 3: FreeBUY TICKETS HERE: https://snug-harbor.org/event/lunarnewyear2020/Your family will love: Storytelling: Listen to the legend of Nien, hear about the Chinese zodiac, learn the many ways we celebrate the 15 days of the Lunar New Year, and discover the traits of 2020s Rat. Crafts: Kids can make a lions head to ward off evil spirits, create a hong bao envelope to give and receive special treats, and practice writing chun lian and fu dao with Chinese characters. Parade: Families can join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholars Garden (weather permitting) and hear cymbals, drums, and pop-it firecrackers scare off evil spirits. Food: Enjoy a tasting of traditional foods like dumplings, spring rolls, and chrysanthemum tea.Adults without kids can also participate in this immersiv... (read more)

Lunar New Year Celebration - Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
January 25, 2020 - Staten Island

Come welcome the Year of the Rat with a Lunar New Year Celebration! You and your family will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.Building P LobbySnug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301General Admission: Adults: $10 | Children: $7 | Children under 3: FreeBUY TICKETS HERE: https://snug-harbor.org/event/lunarnewyear2020/Your family will love: Storytelling: Listen to the legend of Nien, hear about the Chinese zodiac, learn the many ways we celebrate the 15 days of the Lunar New Year, and discover the traits of 2020s Rat. Crafts: Kids can make a lions head to ward off evil spirits, create a hong bao envelope to give and receive special treats, and practice writing chun lian and fu dao with Chinese characters. Parade: Families can join the parade to the NY Chinese Scholars Garden (weather permitting) and hear cymbals, drums, and pop-it firecrackers scare off evil spirits. Food: Enjoy a tasting of traditional foods like dumplings, spring rolls, and chrysanthemum tea.Adults without kids can also participate in this immersiv... (read more)

Chinese New Year Celebration at Westfield Annapolis - 2002 Annapolis Mall
January 25, 2020 - United States

Celebrate the new Year of the Rat and learn about Chinese culture!

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 25, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Raise Your Glass Beer/Wine/Spirits Festival - Nycb Live
January 25, 2020 - Uniondale

Raise your glass, Long Island, and let us fill it up with samples of wine, beer, spirits, sangria and cider. Souvenir tasting cup and samples are included in the price of admission.

Brooklyn Cassoulet Cook Off - Biba of Williamsburg
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Our 12th Annual Cassoulet Cook Off will take place on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 in Willamsburg, Brooklyn!Cassoulet is the ultimate winter dish - French traditions meet New England baked beans, Texas BBQ brisket burnt ends and beans, California vegetarian beans casserole, and many other chef driven styles.

Martinis and Murder - The Bell House
January 25, 2020 - Brooklyn

Martinis & Murder is Oxygen's weekly true crime podcast hosted by John Thrasher and Daryn Carp.

Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend

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Rachelle Garniez: 'Farewell Party' (4th annual) - Pangea NYC
January 25, 2020 - New York

Rachelle Garniez: "Farewell Party" (4th annual)Come celebrate the Fourth Annual Farewell Party at Pangea, a salute to dear departed artists of the past year. 2019s panoply includes Doris Day, Ric Ocasek of The Cars, Robert Hunter, Michel LeGrand, Dr. John, Leigh Harris, Leon Redbone, Peter Tork, and Stanley Donen, among others.

The New York Antique Ceramics Fair - Bohemian National Hall
January 26, 2020 - New York

The New York Antiques Ceramics Fair proudly carries on the tradition of the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair. An international destination for serious collectors, connoisseurs, and the academic and museum communities, next year's fair will be presented in a smaller "boutique" format for 2020. The fair will feature many of the same top antique ceramics dealers from the United States and from around the world.The fair will be held at the Bohemian National Hall - on the third floor - and admission is complimentary. The dates for the fair are Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. An invitation-only intimate opening night celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Hello Panda Festival @ CITI FIELD - The Largest Lantern Festival In North America - Citi Field
Through January 26, 2020 - Queens

New York City will shine even brighter this winter with the debut of the Hello Panda Festival, the largest international lantern, food and arts extravaganza celebrating culture and diversity. Held at Citi Field and spanning 750,000 square feet, the multisensory event will showcase over 120 Instagrammable lantern exhibits, 60 international food vendors curated by The Worlds Fare and numerous cultural arts experiences including live performances, modern art exhibits, a holiday market and traditional crafts.

Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow - Theater for the New City
Through February 02, 2020 - NEW YORK CITY

A Pow-Wow is more than just a spectator event: it is a joyous reunion for native peoples nationwide and an opportunity for the non-Indian community to voyage into the philosophy and beauty of Native culture. Traditionally a gathering and sharing of events, Pow-Wows have come to include spectacular dance competitions, exhibitions, and enjoyment of traditional foods. Highlights will also include storytelling by Matoaka Eagle (Santo Domingo/Chickahominy), a Hoop Dance by Marie Ponce (Cherokee and Seminole) and Matt Cross (Kiowa) that will be set to flute music for the first time, a Deer Dance (from the Yaqui Tribes of Southern Arizona) with Ciaran Tufford (Mayan/Cherokee) and Carlos Ponce (Mayan), and various ensemble dances: a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes), a Fancy Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes) and a Robin Dance and Smoke Dance (from the Iroquois). As the audience enters the theater, they will be serenaded by the Heyna Second Son Singers (various tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance/Frien... (read more)

Kingston Proud Award - John H. Fisher, P.C.
Through February 15, 2020 - Kingston, NY

The John H. Fisher Kingston Proud Award will give one lucky winner the chance to give back to the community by selecting their favorite charity to receive $500. Nominate someone or a business you know in Kingston who is making a difference in the community to win this award. Nominations will be accepted until February 15. To nominate, fill out the form on the Kingston Proud Award page.

Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend

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Annual Holiday Train Show - New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex & Store
Through February 23, 2020 - New York

Every holiday season, the New York Transit Museum's Grand Central Gallery plays host to a city within a city with the display of a miniature electric railroad running over, through, and beneath some of New York's most magnificent landmarks.

Holiday Express from the Jerni Train Collection - The New-York Historical Society
Through February 23, 2020 - Manhattan

The trains from the Jerni Collection, accompanied by theatrical lighting and an audio soundscape, are a holiday tradition at the New-York Historical Society.

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park - The Lodge by Urbanspace - Bryant Park
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

After its successful debut last year, The Lodge by Urbanspace returns to Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park featuring a festive cocktail bar surrounded by a full range of eateries and an outdoor beer garden. The aprs skate-escape will host a mix of returning vendor favorites like The Stackery, and new ones like Ovenly, designed to fulfill the cravings of New Yorkers and visitors alike from morning until night. This cozy winter destination with a dozen new and classic NYC restaurants such as Casa Toscana, The Lodge Bar, The Lodge Biergarten by Stout NYC, Mayhem Smokehouse, Ovenly, Pierogi Boys, S'mores N'more by Renegade, The Stackery, and Two Tablespoons. Beginning in January 2020, head to The Lodge by Urbanspace for live music and other special events. The Lodge by Urbanspace is open daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., from October 31, 2019-March 1, 2020. To learn more about The Lodge by Urbanspace, vist: wintervillage.org.

Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend

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Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park - Free Skating - Bryant Park
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

Head to the only FREE admission skating rink in NYC between October. 31, 2019 and March 1, 2020 at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park offers high quality rental skates, free skating shows, Broomball pick-up games, Exerskate classes as well as other special events and activities for both children & adults. For more information and the most up to date schedule of events at The Rink during this years Bank of America Winter VIllage at Bryant Park, go to: wintervillage.org.

Daniel Buren on the High Line - The High Line
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

High Line presents En Plein Air, a group exhibition that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition is on view along the length of the park from April 2019 to March 2020. It will bring together work by eight artists, including French artist Daniel Buren, who will string his signature stripe piece The Gardland over the elevated walkway

Blythe Doll - New York
Through November 29, 2021 - City Guide

BLYTHE DOLL CUSTOMIZATION PANELWhen the worlds of fashion enthusiasts and doll collectors collide, Blythe dolls are at the center. These wide-eyed darlings are beloved as a creative dress for fans who love to pose and style their dolls. But with so many fashion options, how does one get started making custom Blythes? Youll learn just how at our Blythe doll customization panel!Ever wonder how to sew your own Blythe doll clothes, resculpt her face, or style her hair? Our panel will take fans through the basics of coordination and customization. With the mini petite Blythe, middie Blythes or even the moveable Neo Blythe doll, you will learn how to make your doll special.From her humble beginnings in the 70s to her modern resurgence in the past few decades, Blythe is about bringing together the style-savvy. Almost every aspect of her can be customized. Her hands, ears, and faceplate can be swapped out to add attitude and personality. Her hair and eyes can be changed to a rainbow of colours and styles to fit any aesthetic. And, of course, there are as many options for her clothing as fans can dream of.With so many choices, a Blythe doll is a blank canvas for the fashio... (read more)


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