The To-Do List: Things To Do in NYC, November 8 - 10 (Some Are FREE!)

November 8, 2019
The Rockettes

The weather may have cooled down, but that doesn't mean your weekend has to! You've done enough adulting for the week, now's your chance to relax with the best food, drinks, shows, and music the area has to offer. Skip surfing the internet because WCBS-FM has your weekend plans here:

New York Comedy Festival

The New York Comedy Festival is a seven-day festival featuring more than 200 comedians performing in more than 100 shows at venues throughout the city. The festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway and whether it features big names or up and coming comedians, any show you attend is guaranteed to bring the laughs. This year features some heavy hitters such as Stephen Colbert, Tom Segura and Trevor Noah. 

Where: Varies

When: November 710, Time varies

Cost:  Varies

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Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival  

Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival is back for its November Fall Edition! New York Wine Events transforms Industry City into an East Coast Napa Valley alongside a huge lineup of some of the finest artisanal culinary delights to complement the fall-inspired wine selections. Attendees will get the chance to sample a curated selection of incredible wines, ciders and delicious hors-d’oeuvres from all over.

Where: Industry City, Brooklyn

When: Saturday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $46.75

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Christmas Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes

It's opening weekend at Radio City Music Hall. It transforms into an immersive, winter wonderland for the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. The spectacular 90-minute show features more than 140 performers and an original musical score, and combines singing, dancing, and humor with traditional scenes.

Where: Radio City Music Hall

When: Starts Friday, November 8, show times varies

Cost: Varies

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CiderFeast NYC

Celebrate NY Cider Week at this all-inclusive event that features cider tasting, cured ham, apple pie, Spanish foods, live music, and more! Celebrate this iconic American beverage with 15 brands, demos, and a cider book!

Where: Biba of Williamsburg - 110 Kent Avenue

When: Saturday, November 9, 1:00 PM – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $55

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Winter Village at Bryant Park

Winter Village at Bryant Park is Manhattan’s winter wonderland. The centerpiece is the 17,000 square foot ice skating rink which features free admission ice skating, holiday shops, and a bar and food hall. Bank of America cardholders receive 20% off skate rentals and express skate when they use their card at the rink. This year, you can reserve your skate time online. Don’t forget to bring your own lock!

Where: Bryant Park

When: November 8-10, 10 a.m - 8 p.m.

Cost: Free admission free, skate rentals $18 – $33

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Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg Winter Market

Brooklyn Flea has grown into one of New York City’s top attractions, operating flea markets every weekend of the year that features over 75 top vendors of furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles, jewelry, and crafts by local artisans and designers. The Flea also operates Smorgasburg’s giant all-food market, showcases the best of Brooklyn’s artisanal food scene.

Where: 25 Kent Ave. - 8th Floor in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

When: Saturday, November 9, Sunday November 10, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cost: Free 

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2nd Annual Grand Wine Tour of Italy

Meet and greet some of Italy's best winemakers at this unique walk-around tasting event where you will have the opportunity to taste over 30 wines and purchase these delicious labels at a special discounted rate. Tickets are available for two separate tasting times and include tasting wines and enjoying seasonal antipasti and great company!

Where: Sorellina - Hoboken, NJ

When: Saturday, Novemeber 9, 5:30 .p.m. -7:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Cost: $50

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Wildlife Weekends at Queens County Farm

Wildlife Weekends are packed full of fun for the entire family including pony rides, hayrides, animal feeding, and the always entertaining Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show. Add to the fun with The Moogician Show! Admission includes: Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show, The Moogician Show, hayride, animal feeding and pony ride

Where: Queens County Farm

When: Saturday, November 9, Sunday, November 10, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $12 all ages

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Apple Cider Donuts at Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm

Pumpkin and apple picking season may be over but you can still enjoy some late fall activities at the Wilkens farm. They have three shops open daily where you can pick up some delicious fresh baked pies or their famous apple-cider donuts. There is also a vineyard on the premises. The White Hill Vineyard at Wilkens is a former apple cider bottling plant and on weekends turns into a cozy tasting room for enjoying wine with friends and family. 

Where: Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm - Yorktown Heights, NY

When: Saturday, November 9, Sunday November 10, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cost: Free 

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The holiday season has officially begun in New York City. Celebrate the arrival of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree this Saturday. Celebrate at Rockefeller Center concourse with holiday face painting, balloon art, the rock and roll playhouse and more.  The festivities begin at 11 a.m.

Where: Rockefeller Center

When: Saturday, November 9, 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

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Today the 2019 #RockefellerCenter Christmas Tree begins its journey to the Plaza! Hailing from the Village of Florida in Orange County, NY, the 77 foot Norway spruce will arrive at Rockefeller Center this Saturday, November 9, where it will remain throughout the holiday season.

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