November's Around Town: NYC


As promised, New York City's November highlights...

November 1
*NYC Marathon finish Central Park - 9:30am. There are bleachers for the last few hundred meters of the race; tickets for the bleachers are sold here: http://www.ingnycmarathon.org/flb.htm

*6th Avenue Autumn Fair - 10am-6pm. Plenty of great foods, commercial vendors plus entertainment and music celebrating the season. Takes place along Sixth Avenue between 34th and 42nd Streets. http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

November 7
*University Place Fall Fair - 10am-6pm. Over 250 trendy, international food, art, craft, antique and merchandise exhibitors will create a midway along University Place from Waverly to 14th Streets. http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

November 8
*Madison Avenue Holiday Expo - 10am-6pm. Over 500 authentic and/or original creators featuring arts, crafts, artisans, antiques, collectibles and fashion merchandise exhibitors will be on view to create a balloon arch covered pedestrian midway along Madison Avenue from 42nd to 57th Streets.http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

November 11
*Veteran's Day Festival - 10am-6pm. Plenty of foods, vendors and ceremonies honoring our Nation's veterans. Broadway from Battery Place to Fulton Street. http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

*Veteran's Day Parade & Block Party - 10am-6pm. Plenty of foods, commercial vendors and ceremonies honoring our Nation's veterans. Watch in awe and support as active officers, floats, marching bands, military vehicles and Veterans all push through the New York City streets in a symbol of true freedom. 56th Street at Madison Avenue. http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

November 12 - 15
Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival - $12 and up. 2pm. The longest-running, premiere showcase for international documentaries in the United States, encompassing a broad spectrum of work, from indigenous community media to experimental nonfiction. Entrance for screenings is on 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue at the American Museum of Natural History. http://www.amnh.org/programs/mead/2009/

November 14
*Times Square Holiday Fair - 10am-6pm. Features fun for the entire family including authentic ethnic foods, art, craft, antique, jewelry and merchandise just in time for holiday shopping. 45th Street from 5th - 7th Avenue. http://www.nycstreetfairs.com

*Peg-Leg Pete’s Scavenger Hunt - 2pm. Take a step back in time to the bouwerie, or farm, of Peter Stuyvesant, aka Peg-Leg Pete, while participating in a scavenger hunt inspired by the colonial history of Dutch Manhattan. Meet in front of the Stuyvesant vault in the East Yard of St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street. RSVP 212.228.2781, info@smhlf.org http://www.5dutchdaysnyc.org/home.html

November 15
Baby Loves Disco Pajama party - $18 per walker. 12-3pm. Celebrate BLD's 5th birthday in your jammies at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker Street. http://www.babylovesdisco.com/locations/manhattan/

I'll be posting Thanksgiving highlights soon!

*free or free with admission
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