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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - October 13-October 15

October 9, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: 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 on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

Spirit of Ireland Gala - Irish Arts Center
October 13, 2017 - New York

Simchat Torah Dinner Under the Stars - 92Y
October 13, 2017 - New York

A night filled with wonder! Celebrate the joyful holiday of Simchat Torah and welcome Shabbat in our beautiful rooftop sukkah with singing, dancing, family and friends.

Diwali: Festival of Lights - Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center
October 13, 2017 - Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr, the NYC Commission on Human Rights and members of the Hindu Community host "Diwali: The Festival of Lights", on October 13th at 6:30pm. The festival is a significant holiday for Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists, and marks the last harvest of the year before winter. The program includes a welcome by local leaders, prayers, lighting of diyas, dancing, singing, poems and award presentations. Vegetarian meals and dessert will be served. Please RSVP by emailing bkemraj@bronxbp.nyc.gov or call 718-590-2653.

Oktoberfest Nyc: Sausage Fest Climax Party - Loreley Beer Garden
October 14, 2017 - New York

Ceremonial Keg Tapping at 2pm! Oktoberfest Specials All Day & Night! Sausage Festival ALL Weekend Long! 12 Different Kinds of Sausages Available! Platters of 3, 5, 7, 9 & 12!! Happy Hour Wednesday, 6pm-10pm! FREE Admission, NO Cover!

Shababa Saturdays / All Ages - 92Y
October 14, 2017 - New York

Sing, dance and celebrate as a community! A playful and soulful Shabbat experience for the whole family, filled with music, puppets, art and creative prayer. No experience celebrating Shabbat necessary!

NYC Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar - Grand Bazaar NYC
October 15, 2017 - New York

Come discover and meet 25 of the best "sweet" makers in New York City. Shop and enjoy the best artisanal macaroons, spiced pumpkin pies, freshly baked cupcakes, experimental ice cream sandwiches, and the most mouthwatering truffles and chocolates you ever had. Everything will be to scream for! In addition, explore the over 100 vendors of Grand Bazaar NYC's weekly market. Entrance is free. Discover + Shop + Eat & Be Social! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Grand Bazaar NYC is the city’s largest curated weekly market. Open every Sunday, indoors and outdoors, with over 100 amazing vendors offering the finest and most distinctive goods (e.g., antiques, vintage collectibles, art, jewelry, artisanal foods). Grand Bazaar NYC donates all proceeds to four neighborhood public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children.

Oktoberfest Nyc: Sausage Fest - Loreley Beer Garden
October 15, 2017 - New York

Sausage Festival ALL Weekend Long! 12 Different Kinds of Sausages Available! Platters of 3, 5, 7, 9 & 12!! Happy Hour Wednesday, 6pm-10pm! FREE Admission, NO Cover!

The Beacon of Hope Festival - National Lighthouse Museum
October 15, 2017 - Staten Island,

Couture and Doll Show, Fall 2017 - Gadson Gallery
Through October 15, 2017 - New York

The Harlem Aesthetic Presents: Couture and Doll Show, Fall 2017 Sat. Oct. 14th & Sun. Oct 15th 2017 12pm-6PM Gadson Gallery 225 West 134th Street, New York NY 10030 Artists Laura R Gadson – Wearable Fiber Fabulosity Shimoda Accessories- Beaded elegance & adornments. Ona Ottie- Artful Fashions Matthews Hats Ashea Natural Body Products Francine Haskins - Doll Art & More Betty Baines – Angel Dolls Dolls by MonteQ Contact Person: Laura Gadson Contact Number: 212-694 -0262 Website: www.TheGadsonGallery.com www.Shimoda-Accessories.com

Life Energy and Momentum - America’s Holistic Doctor
Through October 25, 2017 - New York

What if I told you that you have a certain finite amount of life energy and that the success you have in managing it either results in long-term peak performance or the greater risk of illness and an earlier death? Your active response to this truth will either help to set you free or produce undesirable consequences. What is the primary secret that if acted upon will set you free to build and sustain health over your lifetime? It is the creation and multiplication of positive momentum. Momentum in this case is the force of your life in motion in a given direction.

MAGNUM New York Returns to NYC for Second Year - MAGNUM New York, Meatpacking District
Through October 31, 2017 - New York

MAGNUM New York returns for the second year, bringing together the worlds of premium chocolate and ice cream in an indulgent, interactive store experience unlike any other. MAGNUM New York features a one-of-a-kind premium chocolate and ice cream experience. Guests create a custom MAGNUM Bar at the “dipping bar” by selecting silky vanilla bean or rich chocolate ice cream bars to be hand-dipped in a choice of dark, milk or white chocolate – each made with decadent Belgian chocolate. They then can choose three custom toppings from 20 premium ingredients such as rose petals, gold crystal candy and crispy fig.

What Comes Next? Child Development Discussion - 92Y
Through November 10, 2017 - New York

Learn more about what comes next in your child's development. Free for current Parkbench parents.

Pumpkin Pie Cake Shake & Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Available at Junior’s Restaurant this Fall! - Junior’s Restaurant and Bakery Brooklyn
Through November 30, 2017 - Brooklyn

Pumpkin fans rejoice! This fall, Junior’s Restaurant is debuting a Pumpkin Pie Cake Shake — an Instagram-worthy milkshake featuring your favorite fall flavors. Vanilla ice cream with cinnamon and brown sugar is blended with fresh milk and placed in a Junior’s signature glass adorned with crushed graham crackers and vanilla frosting. To top it off, this milkshake is crowned with an entire slice of Junior’s newest offering, Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake. This cheesecake starts with a graham cracker crust with freshly grated cinnamon and nutmeg. Next, Junior’s Original Award-Winning New York cheesecake is baked atop a generous layer of homemade pumpkin pie filling and finished with a layer of pumpkin mousse rosettes. The shake is then finished with a heaping helping of whipped cream. This decadent milkshake will be available for $15.95 at all Junior’s Restaurant locations during the months of October and November. If you’re in the mood for just the cake, the Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake will also be available at all Junior’s Restaurant locations as well as for nationwide shipping at https://www.juniorscheesecake.com/ About Junior’s Restaurants Since 1950, Junior’s Restaurant has been famo... (read more)

Pumpkin Pie Cake Shake & Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake available at Junior’s Restaurant this Fall! - Junior's Restaurant
Through November 30, 2017 - Brooklyn

Pumpkin fans rejoice! This fall, Junior’s Restaurant is debuting a Pumpkin Pie Cake Shake — an Instagram-worthy milkshake featuring your favorite fall flavors. Vanilla ice cream with cinnamon and brown sugar is blended with fresh milk and placed in a Junior’s signature glass adorned with crushed graham crackers and vanilla frosting. To top it off, this milkshake is crowned with an entire slice of Junior’s newest offering, Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake. This cheesecake starts with a graham cracker crust with freshly grated cinnamon and nutmeg. Next, Junior’s Original Award-Winning New York cheesecake is baked atop a generous layer of homemade pumpkin pie filling and finished with a layer of pumpkin mousse rosettes. The shake is then finished with a heaping helping of whipped cream.  This decadent milkshake will be available for $15.95 at all Junior’s Restaurant locations during the months of October and November. If you’re in the mood for just the cake, the Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake will also be available at all Junior’s Restaurant locations as well as for nationwide shipping at https://www.juniorscheesecake.com/  About Junior’s Restaurants Founded by Harry Rosen almost seven decades a... (read more)

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