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Well, itโ€™s finally getting cold out there! But itโ€™s not all bad, there are plenty of fun indoor activities, and some outdoor ones if youโ€™re brave enough.

Friday, October 19th

Nightfall at Greenwood Cemetery (500 25th St @ 8 PM)

Roaming a graveyard at night never seems like a great idea, but the event set up by the Green-Wood Historic Fund sets up the perfect October landscape. With walkways lit by candles, this gothic cemetery is sure to get you in a Halloween mood. They have moving images, music and even storytellers to spin you a scary ghost story.

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New Sounds Live: David Bowie's Berlin Trilogy (230 Vesey St @ 7:30 PM)

David Bowie had a long and powerful music career, with songs that anyone could enjoy. Brooksfield place in Manhattan has curated a special free event to honor three of his albums. On the 19th is a live performance of his album โ€œLowโ€ from 1977, performed by a collection of musicians from many popular indie rock bands.

davidbowie NEW NACHOS VIDEO FOR "HEROES" ANNIVERSARY - โ€œTomorrow Belongs To Those Who Can Hear It Comingโ€ - The absurdly talented Nachos has created another of his superb edits to mark the 41st anniversary of the release of the "Heroes" album. He has created a piece based around Bowieโ€™s performance of the single on AVRO TopPop, recorded on this day in 1977 at Hilversum in the Netherlands. The performance was broadcast on 12th November 1977. Nachos has included the photo session and presentation of gold discs to Bowie in the studio beforehand and a couple of other interesting bits. You can read his background piece regarding this event beneath the video here: http://smarturl.it/NachosHeroesTopPop - #BowieHeroes

New York Whole Bead Show (401 7th Ave, 18th Floor @ 10 AM)

Beads, gemstones, glasswork, silver, have we said enough? If youโ€™re into jewelry of any kind, you canโ€™t miss out on an event like this lasting a whole weekend.

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Elton John Live (4 Pennsylvania Plz @ 8 PM)

Another music icon, we probably shouldnโ€™t have to convince you to go see Elton. But if you need convincing, itโ€™s Elton John live at the Garden. With plenty of tickets available, its all about what kind of seats youโ€™re looking for.

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Saturday, October 20th

Gowanus Open Studios (Multiple Locations @ 12 PM)

More than just an art exhibit, this open studio tour allows the public to get a glimpse of what itโ€™s like to be an artist in the 21st century. With firsthand views of art in progress, studio tours and the chance to meet some artists, this is a rare chance to delve deep into the art world.

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Giant Pumpkin Weekend (2900 Southern Blvd @ 10 AM)

Itโ€™s not October if there arenโ€™t pumpkins, and these are the biggest! New York Botanical Garden puts on a show, inviting pumpkin growers from around the country to come and show off their monstrosities. Meet the growers and learn everything it takes to grow a huge pumpkin.


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Harvest Festival (Pier 6 Lawns @ 11 AM)

Brooklyn Bridge Park is already an entertaining spot, but this weekend is a Fall festival kicked off by a brass band led parade! Very family friendly, this event does its best to include everything that makes Fall amazing.

brooklynbridgepark Countdown to our 9th Annual HARVEST FEST! On Sat, Oct 20th, weโ€™ll celebrate the change of seasons with a full-day of #fallfun for the fam. The day kicks off with a brass band parade, followed by interactive activities, food, music, and games by amazing partners - face painting, spin art, a live animal station, pumpkin decorating, family-friendly square dance, story time, badminton, spike ball, and loads more. Sat 10/20, 11am - 2pm, Pier 6. Photo: @etienne_fro #BBPHarvestFest

Oaxaca: A Culinary Mixtec Experience (1 Bowling Green @ 2 PM)

At the National Museum of the American Indian, authentic food from chef Olga Cabrera brings an experience of learning with great taste. 100% authentic ingredients preserve the tradition of not only making the food but the culture that comes with it.

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Sunday, October 21st

Halloweentown and Pumpkin Carving (308 Bedford Ave @ 5 PM)

A Halloween cult classic, Halloweentown is the movie from your childhood that now includes alcohol. Each ticket comes with a pumpkin and a carving kit for you to design your own pumpkin while watching the movie!


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Jets vs Vikings (1 MetLife Stadium Dr @ 1 PM)

Every week it seems rookie quarterback Sam Darnold gets a better hold on this offense. The Vikings are legit playoff contenders so a win for the Jets would mean big things for New York. as an added bonus, itโ€™s a Jets Hulk bobblehead giveaway!

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Old Home Day (441 Clarke Ave, @ 10 AM)

Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island is full of everything that made New York what it is today. Historic foods, music, crafts, demonstrations and even sweets are all available. Learn about New Yorkโ€™s traditional culture and have fun at the same time. 

historicrichmondtown Old Home Day is just a few short weeks away!!!! Sunday, October 21, 2018 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Come home to Historic Richmond Town! A family favorite for generations, Old Home Day returns this October featuring historic trades demonstrations, music, food, crafts, and sweet treats. The world of the past comes aliveโ€”and you may even rekindle your own memories of Richmond Town! The village is alive with the smell of fresh bread baking in the kitchen of the historic Guyon-Lake-Tysen farmhouse. Enjoy hearty soup served in the rear-yard of the Tavern. Visit with the tinsmith, leather-worker, carpenter, blacksmith and basket-maker to discover how household items were made in the 18th and 19th centuries. Weavers, quilters and tailors complete the image of a county seat from centuries passed. #historicrichmondtown #nyc #newyorkcity #timeoutnewyork #cbsnewyork #nbc4ny #abc7ny #fox5ny @hhtnyc @nycparks @nyculture @visitstatenisland #livinghistory #livinghistorymuseum #livinghistoryfarms #MyHistoricPlace #preservation #restoration #nyclandmarks #museumlife #thisplacematters #oldhomeday #oldhomeyay #autumnwithhht #oldhouselove #Oldhomedreams #archtober @archtober

Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar (100 W 77th St, @ 10 AM)

Who doesnโ€™t like sweets? This bazaar features some of NYCโ€™s best dessert makers, taking to the time to handcraft these treats just for this event! Donโ€™t miss out on all the truffles and rainbow cookies, because chocolate goes fast.

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Pumpkins and pumpkin spices, this weekend is full of both Fall events and Fall treats! Thinking of going apple picking? Check out our guide for a few tips and tricks for the best Granny Smithโ€™s. 

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