The To-Do List: Things To Do in NYC, November 1-3 (Some Are Free!)

October 30, 2019
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The weather may have cooled down, but that doesn't mean your weekend has to! Now's your chance to relax with the best food, drinks, shows and music the area has to offer. Skip surfing the internet because 1010 WINS has your weekend plans here:

New York City Marathon 2019

The New York City Marathon is one of the world's biggest and most popular marathon, with over 50,000 finishers in 2018! The marathon starts in Staten Island, makes its way through all five boroughs before reaching the finish line in Central Park. There are plenty of good viewing locations to cheer on the runners. You can track the runners on the app and navigating the crowds is easy if you follow this viewing guide.

Where: All 5 boroughs

When: Race begins at 8:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

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Halloweekend Harvest - Beer Festival

Celebrate Craft Beer and Halloween with an all out bash! There will be approximately 75 breweries and 150 craft beers to choose from. Enjoy unlimited tastings of craft beer, spirits, ciders, and hard kombuchas! Mingle with the brewers, shop the vendors, and try some tasty food. There are two days and three sessions to choose from and Halloween costumes welcome and encouraged!

Where: Union West, 535 West 28th Street

When: Friday, November 1st, 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 2nd, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., or 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Cost: $55

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Union Square Autumn Fair

Locals and tourists can hit the city streets to enjoy the Union Square Autumn Fair. Experience over 20 authentic food booths, browse through more than 50 merchandise booths that sell a huge variety of goods that range from handmade metal statues to the year's hottest trends in jewelry & fashion accessories. Don't forget to bring the dog!

Where: On Broadway from 17th - 23rd Street

When: November 2, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

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Autumn Harvest
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Love Vibe Pop Up 

Bring your couple photos to a new level at the Love Vibe Pop Up. A team of visual artists, interior designers, and photographers obsessed withmmersive art experience have created seven rooms that resemble ing the seven stages when people falling in love. A perfect place to capture and share dreamy moments on Instagram and Facebook.

Where: 326 Canal Street, Manhattan

When: Varies

Cost: $25 - $60

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Freestyle Love Supreme

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings another spectacular evening to Broadway. Six talented performers provide fast-paced, nonstop action throughout the evening by spinning audience cues into instantaneous songs, humorous bits, and fully realized musical numbers. Performers sing, rap and beat-box, with remarkable freestyle flow. Guests must secure all phones, smart watches, etc., in a lockable pouch that will remain in your possession throughout the performance.

Where: Booth Theatre, 222 West 45th Street

When: Friday November 1st, Saturday November 2nd, Sunday November 3rd - Time varies

Cost: $59 - $199

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Pumpkin Smash 2019

Bring your pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns to Corlears Hook Park in Manhattan for a Smashing Good Time! You come in and smash them and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. You can also bring your jack-o-lanterns to a food scrap drop-off site near you. There will also be refreshments provided, as well as arts and crafts activities for the kids.

Where:  Corlears Hook Park,  397 FDR Drive

When: Sunday, November 3, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

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Day Of the Dead
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Day of the Dead/Día de Los Muertos

El Día de Los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is a festival observed by people in Mexico, parts of Central and South America as a way to honor family and friends who have passed away. The tradition originates from the Indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica, including the Mexica (Aztec) and Maya. Join in the museum’s annual celebration with dances and music, a community “ofrenda” (altar); and hands-on activities for all ages.

Where:  National Museum of the American Indian in New York, 1 Bowling Green

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

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Marc Anthony at Barclays Center 

Latin crooner Marc Anthony heads to Brooklyn on Saturday for a stop on his Opus Tour. Bearing the name of his most recent album, the Grammy winner will perform his musical repertoire, a mixture of salsa, ballads and pop hits in Spanish and English with the powerful voice that millions of fans flock towards. 

Where: Barclays Center

When: Saturday, November 2, 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Varies

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New York Irish Whiskey Festival 2019

The first ever New York Irish Whiskey Festival is coming to NYC this Saturday. Guests can taste and experience over 25 Irish Whiskeys while savoring delicious bites, and enjoying the live entertainment.

Where: Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Place

When: Saturday, November 2nd, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 Cost: $75

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Kevin James at Tarrytown Music Hall 

Best known for playing the role of Doug Heffernan, on the hit sitcom King of Queens, Kevin James heads back to his stand-up comedy roots in his home state of New York. His great gift for physicality, observation and a routine that is never mean-spirited or foul-mouthed makes him popular with all audiences.

Where: Tarrytown Music Hall

When: Sunday, November 3, 7:00 p.m.

Cost: Price varies

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