First Weekend in November Guide 🍁🍂🍁

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Halloween is behind us, but don’t get sucked into those Christmas commercials just yet. November has so many opportunities to experience a New York Fall.

Thanksgiving is coming up fast, don’t you want to be thankful for not wasting your November?

Friday, November 2nd

Bring Us Your Bib! (867 Broadway @ 11 AM)

guidingeyes This Sunday, November 4th, our President & CEO Thomas Panek will run the @nycmarathon guided by our friend, ultrarunner @ScottJurek. Scott will guide Tom through the entire 26.2 miles!⠀ Make sure to leave your well-wishes for the team below!⠀ 👟👟⠀ Picture Description: Tom warms up for the run guided by guide dog Gus, a yellow Labrador retriever in harness, to run the 5-mile race a few days prior to the Boston Marathon back in the spring. Scott Jurek runs alongside the guide dog team, matching his pace easily and keeping a close eye on the team.⠀ Picture Credit: @gettyimages for Guiding Eyes for the Blind⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #NYCMarathon #GuidingEyes #GuidingEyesForTheBlind #RunningGuide #GuideRunner #Blind #VisualImpairment #VisuallyImpaired #NYMarathon #NYCMarathon2018 #ScottJurek #RunToInspire #RunningCommunity #RunHappy #InstaRunners #InstaRun #AdaptiveAthlete #IAmAdaptive #IAmAdaptiveArmy #RunChat #FurtherFasterStronger #RunnersOfInstagram #ShareEveryStep #InstaRunner #RunnersCommunity #RunningMotivation #FurtherFasterForever #TheSweatLife #NewYorkMarathon #NewYorkMarathon2018

Want a special good luck charm for the marathon? Well at Paragon sports in Manhattan, if you bring in your marathon bib, that’s exactly what you’ll get! Free stuff for running, everyone wins there.

First Fridays (1 E 70th St @ 6 PM)

frickcollection Who is joining us TONIGHT (10/5) for the first #FrickFirstFridays of the season? (FREE, 6-9pm) Talks, Music, and Sketching… and musician John Zorn and guests! Be sure to follow along with us on Facebook LIVE and with our featured Instagramers Hunter College Arts Ambassador Amireh Rezaei-Kamalabad (@artsathunter) and Alexander Partridge (@alexteachesfrench). #frickcollection #frickprograms

The Frick Collection celebrates the beginning of the new month with free admission to their gallery. In addition to being able to see their extensive collection, all special exhibits and talks will also be free, with live music and performances to boot.

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert (57th St and Seventh Ave @ 8 PM)

ghibli.movies 📷: Howl’s Moving Castle

Performing at the illustrious Carnegie Hall, Joe Hisashi and his symphony will be performing music from the Studio Ghibli films by beloved director Hayao Miyazaki. Accompanied by scenes from the films, Hisashi performs some of the best scores from the wide collection of movies.

Opening Reception (15 Gramercy Park S @ 7 PM)

nationalartsclub This week in NAC Chat Charlotte Kent sits down with Robert Yahner the registrar and unofficial curator at the National Arts Club to discuss how the club amassed the largest private collection of 20th-century American Art, his curatorial philosophy, and how he found himself at The NAC to begin with. . . . . #nacchat #robertyahner #registrar #curator #20thcenturyart #americanart #museum #privatecollection #artcollection #artgallery #modernart #impressionism #120anniversary #nationalartsclub #nac

If you’re feeling like you haven’t done enough fancy art world cocktail parties then you’re in luck. Celebrating 120 years, The National Arts Club is throwing a party to look at art, enjoy drinks and hors-d’oeuvres, and listen to the Stan Gilbert Band.

Saturday, November 3rd

Macy's Balloon Fest (1 MetLife Stadium Dr @ 9 AM)

madforo Now that is how you give side eye. #IlluminationsTheGrinch #DrSeuss #TheGrinch #MacysParade #MacysBalloonfest #mediablitz

It may not be Thanksgiving yet but the balloons are getting ready. 

The Balloon Fest is a test flight of all of the giant balloons that’ll be in the Macy’s parade. See them now before they ever get to 34th street.

Craft Beer and Cider Fest (7 Rivington St @ 10 AM)

loreleynyc Now THIS is how #Monday should always look. 😜🍺 #LoreleyNYC 📍: @loreleynyc 🏙: Lower East Side, NYC 👇🏼 TAG YOUR FRIENDS! 👇🏼

Loreley Beer Garden is certainly in an Autumn mood, unveiling an assortment of craft beers, pumpkin ale, hard cider, mulled wine and Fall cocktails. 

Come at 1 PM for a ceremonial cider keg tapping, the best part is, it’s free to go!

Smorgasburg Winter Market (625 Atlantic Ave @ 11 AM)

little.bliss.y #brooklyn #brooklynflea #smorgasburgmarket #smorgasburg #smorgasburgwintermarket #nyc #ny #newyork #newyorkcity #fleamarket #vintage #antique #브루클린 #뉴욕 #플리마켓 #빈티지

The grand opening of Brooklyn’s wonderful Smorgasburg Winter Market is here! Don’t you just love the cold weather? 

The number of delicious varieties of food cannot be accurately described here, so that’s something you’ll have to see for yourself. Did we mention they’re combined with Brooklyn Flea? This just became a whole day excursion!

Free First Saturdays (200 Eastern Pkwy @ 5 PM)

brooklynmuseum Have Something to Say? The General Election is less than two weeks away and we're proud to be a polling site for our community. Be sure to double check your polling site (link in bio) in advance of November 6, and show up to make your voices heard! ✔️ote!⠀ ⠀ Installation view Something to Say, Brooklyn Museum, October 3–June 30 (Photo Jonathan Dorado).

Target sponsors the Free First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum, and they are a blast.

So many different activities are all going on, from concerts to dances, curator talks and hands-on activities. But don’t forget to go and see the art!

The museum has just recently refurbished a few of their galleries, creating an immersive art experience.

Sunday, November 4th

New York Rangers vs Buffalo Sabres (4 Pennsylvania Plaza @ 7 PM)

nyrangers 🔙2️⃣🔙

A winter showdown of two New York teams seems like an ideal way to kick off November. 

Two teams with a lot of New York pride are eager to show that they are the team to beat.

Staten Island Food Truck Festival (2655 Richmond Ave @ 1 PM)

nyspooniversity Mozzarella and Nutella sound like they shouldn’t go together, but it W O R K E D 😍 people kept asking me where i got what I was eating, and I was happy to send them over to the @empanadamonster truck 😍 the Nutella mozzarepa was definitely my favorite item from the #statenislandfoodtruckfestival at the Staten Island mall 👍🏻👌🏻

The $5 entry gets you all day access to big-name food trucks. 

Hosted by the Staten Island Mall (since that is where the event is being held), you can spend the rest of your day shopping if you get too full.

Ethnic Jewish Food Festival (10616 70th Ave @ 4 PM)

martinzalman #shabatshalom #challah #challahbread #bread #bakery #jerusalem #instajew #instajerusalem #faith #shabat #shabbat #shabbatshalom #judaism #jewishfood #jewishway #israel #israel 🇮🇱 #israeloftheday #jerusalemoftheday #diversity #food #foodporn #instafood #israelifood #bakerylife #cooking #jerusalem24_7

Only familiar with Matzo ball soup?

Explore the colors and flavors of Jewish food across various ethnic kitchens including Bukharian, Kurdish, Yemenite, Ethiopian, Moroccan.

The event will be set up as a vibrant multiethnic market with culinary booths for a unique and delicious experience.

Tenacious D Live (1027 Flatbush Ave @ 8 PM)


Tenacious D is so much more than Jack Black’s music career.

A hilarious duo that can rock out with the best of them can put on performances that will leave you with a satisfied concert-going experience.

Winter may be coming but Fall has only just begun. Enjoy the seasonal changes either out in the leaves, inside with the heaters or maybe try and get colder watching hockey. November is a season of its own. 

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