We are halfway through our final month of the year and yet there is still so much to do!

While you’re not hastily Christmas shopping this weekend, come check out some of these cool events that are available for you.

December 14th

Art After Dark (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Manhattan @ 9 PM)

guggenheim Tickets to #ArtAfterDark on December 14 are on sale! Celebrate the coming holidays with a performance by @DJmOma, a cash bar, and a private viewing of #HilmaAfKlint. Buy tickets at guggenheim.org/AADTickets. –– Photo: Scott Rudd #Guggenheim

Enjoy art? Been to the Guggenheim? Well, you’ve never been there like this! Come check out an after-hours viewing of current exhibitions while enjoying a live set performance by DJ Moma.

Guests will also have access to the cash bar which serves wine and beer for all to drink for a small donation. Enjoy your Friday night with friends and the works of Hilma af Klint!

Tickets are available online only, make sure you snag one before they sell out.

West Coast Craft NYC Holiday Pop Up (271 Canal Street 5th floor, Manhattan @ 5 PM)

westcoastcraft Chicago-based @citiesindust will be joining us for our NYC holiday pop up this weekend! Grab a pair of their rad earrings for yourself or for a friend (or both)! #westcoastcraft #wccxnyc

If you can’t refuse a great holiday sale when you see one. The pop-up shop is here for one weekend only so take advantage of this great opportunity.

There will be over 30 vendors selling clothes, cosmetics, antiques, jewelry, ceramics, books, you name it.

Visitors can also enjoy a delicious cup of eggnog while getting their gifts wrapped for FREE. This event is great for that last second gift you didn't remember and need to make a quick purchase (and we have ALL been there before).

4th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater and Coquito Party (Confetti Party Place, The Bronx @ 8 PM)

confettipartyplace This Friday, 8-11pm 4th Annual Ugly Sweater & Coquito Party! Unlimited Food, Coquito, and Fun! Comedy Show with @imaginecomedian Music by @dj_nemesis @sweets_spices by Rebecca All we need is YOU in an #UglySweater! Click here for tix: https://uglycoquito2018.eventbrite.com #holidayfun #holidayparty #uglycoquito #uglychristmassweater #bronxevents #bronx_events #bronxdoesitbetter #bronx #bronxsupportsbronx #bronxstrong #pelhambay #hayparty

Find your ugliest Christmas sweater and head to the Confetti Party Place where there will be a live DJ, comedy show, food, and coquito tastings! 

This will be a festive and exciting gathering of people partying together while also having a chance to win incredible prizes (reminder to wear that ugly Christmas sweater if you’re looking to win.) There will be desserts and sweets to purchase as well, so be sure to come out!

The Brooklyn Nutcracker (Kings Theatre, Brooklyn @ 7 PM)

brooklynballet Did you get your tickets yet?! Meet these beautiful dancers at the Kings Theatre, Friday Dec 14th. Tickets available at Ticketmaster now! #bknut

In support of The Brooklyn Ballet, this event will raise money and receive donations as it honors world-wide dance traditions, providing accessibility to the art of dance.

This rendition of a holiday favorite includes hip hop, ballet, and other dances from all over the world in a vibrant illustration of the melting pot that is Brooklyn. Step into a world of elegance and creativity as you swoon over the incredible dancers who come from all over to perform in this jaw-dropping performance.

December 15th

TMS Makeup Shop (123 West 18th St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)

themakeupshow The Makeup shopping event of the holiday season is almost here! Click the link in our bio to get more info about TMS Makeup Shop #NYC! And thanks to @makeupairbrush for sharing this pic from #TMSLA! #regram

Christmas is coming early for beauty lovers this year.

On December 15th and 16th, TMS Makeup Shop will be returning to New York City! This luxury beauty sale gives you the chance to score exclusive deals and discounts on makeup, skincare and hair care products from over different 40 brands.

Your ticket also grants you access to seminars, a lip art bar, and complimentary cocktails, so this makeup event is sure to make you feel extra merry and bright.

The Japanese House (Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn @ 9 PM)

thejapanesehouse Lol. ! Look how happy this tour has made me. Sinclair tonight, MA xx x

After touring and opening with The 1975, the British singer-songwriter has her eyes set on her debut album “Good at Falling” coming out in March. Get ready for a performance that will make you a fan.

The Japanese House (neé Amber Bain) is winning over ears and hearts during her short American tour, thankfully making a stop in Brooklyn for us all to come and listen to a string of moody synth-pop EPs and songs that will be in her anticipated album.

The NYCGrind Art Bash (1001 Irving Avenue, Queens @ 7 PM)

thenycgrind We are so excited for this Saturday! It’s going dooooown! Creatives from all spectrums of the art world will be present. It’s going to be a night you will not forget. Dec 15th Doors Open at 7pm. Get your tickets 🎫 link in bio See you this Saturday . . . . . #nycevents #nyc #party #newyork #newyorkcity #brooklyn #manhattan #queens #nycnightlife #events #nycparties #love #longisland #bronx #eventplanner #birthday #nightlife #event #fashion #wedding #longislandcity #eventplanning #nyceventplanner #nj #harlem #nycevent #eventdecor #statenisland #thenycgrind #hot97

Everyone has talent in one way or another. Recognize and acknowledge them while coming out to Art 

Bash for an exciting event to network and entertain in this fun night out! Whether you rap, paint, sing, write poetry or create just about any type of art possible, this place is for you.

This event will include live performances, body painting, DJs, and artwork that can be purchased right there on the spot.

Click here for tickets!

Take Back The Mic (Think Coffee 248 Mercer Street, Manhattan @ 6 PM)

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Hosted by The Trans Trenderz is a new queer open mic night for up and coming queer artists to come out and showcase their writing, dancing, singing, and other talents. 

The safe and supportive environment is a judgment-free zone welcoming all people with food and drinks for a night of absolute fun and entertainment.

Sign up for a slot at the link above. 

Manhattan Adoption Event (Boris and Horton, Manhattan @ 12 PM)

nycacc Her foster writes: "Freckles loves attention, cuddles and naps with you. She'll even give you a nudge with her nose to remind you she's there. She super well behaved in the house. In two weeks we didn't have 1 accident or chewed up shoe! She even patiently waits for you to give her a verbal go ahead before diving into her food bowl."⠀ ⠀ Email foster@nycacc.org if you are interesting in adopting!⠀ http://nycacc.org/adopt/freckles-45655⠀ #nycacc #boroughbred

Look at this pup’s little face. 

Now imagine a room full of animals just like him. Come and play with the cats and dogs and possibly adopt one!

The Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) have set up an adoption station for people to come and find the best friend they never had. 

All adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an ID tag, and a dog collar to get all people started the right way and in god hands. #AdoptDontShop here and find the warmth in your heart this holiday season.

December 16th

Not Quite Midnight (Littlefield, Brooklyn @ 8 PM)

courtmaginnis 🎄NOT QUITE MIDNIGHT is BACK BABY!🎄 @realchriscal and I put together a real special one for ya this December 16th @littlefieldnyc LOOK at this lineup!!!!🎄TICKET LINK IN BIO!!!🎄

We all love to tell jokes, but are you good at doing so? Or do you like to sit back and be made fun of for humor? No matter what you love doing, this is the spot for you!

Hosts Chris Calogero and Courtney Maginnis are calling all comedians to the stage to have you almost pee yourself from laughing. At this 21 and over event, audience members will get the chance to watch comedians like Kate Willett, Josh Gondelman, Casey James Salengo, and Emily Winter. 

Come out and have a chuckle or two with friends! Doors open at 7:30 PM.

Unsilent Night (Washington Square Park, Manhattan @ 5:45 PM)

unsilentnite It's that time of the year again! 📻✨ All around the world cities are getting ready for this year's @unsilentphil Unsilent Night events. Check out our current schedule to see if there's an Unsilent Night happening near you - link in bio! ✨

Expect anything but silence during this event! 

From the West Village to the East Village, composer Phil Kline will lead participants in a walk while playing different atmospheric tracks all at the same time. 

Numerous boomboxes, CDs, and now an Unsilent Night app which people can download and sync up to play the same music will add so much noise to the streets of NYC and be filled with a good time.

Brooklyn Cookie Takedown 2018 (Lot 45, Brooklyn @ 3 PM)

thetakedowns It’s here!!! The Cookie Takedown is Dec 16 for the holidays!!! Detes in the bio! And thanks for the unholy resurrection poster, @quigleysmagicshop !!!!

Chocolate chip! White Macadamia Nut! Oatmeal Raisin! Sugar! Rainbow! THIS IS A COOKIE MELTDOWN!

Santa Clause shouldn’t be the only one eating cookies this holiday season, have as many as you want while you vote for the best one!

This event will fill you up, and you will leave more satisfied than ever.

Check out their website here and sign up if you think you have the best cookie recipe.

NBC’s Brooklyn Nine Nine Party with the Precinct (445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn @ 4:30 PM)

Get ready for this one, because this one night only event is something you don’t want to miss!

Credit: Giphy


See your favorite stars of the popular NBC sitcom, Brooklyn Nine Nine at this screening of fan-favorite episodes with exclusive never before seen content! Does this sound cool, cool, cool, cool, cool, cool? It gets cooler….IT’S FREE ADMISSION!! No charge for admission and you get to have fun and hang with these awesome people! Sounds like a win to me!