Today’s Events—Saturday, October 20

Free Massages, Free Yoga & Potluck for 2018 Third Root Open House
Third Root Community Health Center, Brooklyn

$1 Books at the 2018 Big Brooklyn Book Sale

Wizard Fest 2018 Harry Potter Dance Party—Costume Contest & Theme Drinks

Margaret Cho & Dan Savage Benefit for Lady Parts Justice

2018 Court-Smith Street Soup Festival

Discounted Big Apple Circus Tickets (Through Sunday, November 4)

2018 My Dog Loves Central Park Fair with Games, On-Site Vet & Free Workshops
Naumburg Bandshell, Manhattan

Brownstoners of Bedford-Styuvesant 40th Annual House Tour

Psychedelic Glow in the Dark Halloween Funhouse

Participate in a Collaborative Civic Art Project
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

Volunteer During 2018 New York Cares Day for Schools

Jake Gyllenhaal & Zoe Kazan Present Screenings of 'Wildlife' (Through Sunday, October 21)
IFC Center, Manhattan

2018 Gowanus Open Studios (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 LES Arts Weekend (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Malaysia Food Fest + Free Food (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Brooklyn Marathon

Janeane Garofalo

'Electoral Dysfunction' Political Comedy Talk Show (Saturdays Through November 10)

Open Bar Painting Classes (Through Saturday, October 27)

2018 Crafts in Chelsea Fair

2018 Spectacle Shriek Show Film Series
Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn

NYC 'Walking Dead' Scavenger Hunt

Ballet Based Off of 'The Little Mermaid'

2018 Marco Polo Festival with Free Performances & Marionette Procession

Democracy and Voting Rights in the United States: A Contested History (Saturdays Through November 10)
Jefferson Market Library, Manhattan

Cheap NYC Ghost Walking Tours (Saturdays Through December 30)

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Tomorrow’s Events—Sunday, October 21

2018 Halloween Howl Doggie Costume Contest & Healthy Hound Fair
Carl Shurz Park, Manhattan

2018 Casserole Takedown
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Brooklyn

Potions and Tinctures 101
Catland, Brooklyn

'Nosferatu' Screenings + Live Score
Videology, Brooklyn

Portland Cello Project Performs Radiohead's 'OK Computer'
(le) poisson rouge, Manhattan

MoMA PS1 2018 Fall Open House
MoMA PS1, Queens

2018 Japan Food Town

Free Film: 'The Big Lebowski'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn

Trees of Inwood Hill Park
Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

NYC Gospel Music History & Architecture Tours (Sundays Through December 29)

Trending: Halloween, Samhain, free & cheap films, concerts, Talks

Ending Today

Immersive 'Fate Still Rests' Blends Live Performance & Silent Film (Through Saturday, October 20)

2018 EFA Open Studios (Through Saturday, October 20)

2018 BRIC JazzFest with Antibalas, Films & More (Through Saturday, October 20)
BRIC Arts | Media House, Brooklyn

2018 Garment District Arts Festival (Through Saturday, October 20)

2018 Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale (Through Sunday, October 20)
Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan

2018 New York African Restaurant Week with Menus from $20 (Through Sunday, October 21)

Celebrate Mexico Now 2018 Arts Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

$50 Spa & Wellness Treatments During Spa Week Fall 2018 (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Architecture & Design Film Fest (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Chelsea Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 Crown Heights Film Festival + Cocktail Parties (Through Sunday, October 21)
FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn

2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival Celebrates Cultural Diversity (Through Sunday, October 21)

2018 New York Musical Improv Festival (Through Sunday, October 21)

Dessert Goals 2018: NYC Dessert Fest (Weekends Through October 21)


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NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tours (Through Saturday, December 29)

31-Foot Chihuly 'Rose Crystal Tower' Rises in Union Square (Through October 2018)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

Greenwich Village Haunted Walking Tours (Through Sunday, December 30)

'Day Drinking' Brunch Musical + 3 Drinks (Through Sunday, November 18)

Hilarious History of Drinking Paired with 3 Cocktails (Through Wednesday, November 21)

'The Golden Girls Live' Parody (Through Sunday, October 28)

1/2 Price Central Park Bike Tours (Through December 2018)

Haunting Huma Bhabha Installation on the Rooftop of the Met (Through Sunday, October 28)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

High Line Art Installation Examines Art & Public Space (Through March 2019)
The High Line, Manhattan

Save $5.75 on Movie Tickets

'Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color' (Through Sunday, January 13)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

'Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco' (Through Sunday, November 25)
The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

Discounted Tickets! 'Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i' Exhibit Blooms with Rare Works at NYBG (Through Sunday, October 28)

'Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics' (Through Sunday, January 6)
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn

'Rebel Women' Who Defied Victorian Era Expectations (Through Sunday, January 6)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'Me the People: The Trump America Musical' (Through Tuesday, November 6)

Favorite Verses on Parade in MTA's Free 'Poetry in Motion at 25' Exhibit (Through Sunday, October 28)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Discounted Tickets to Interactive M.C. Escher Exhibit in NYC (Through Sunday, February 3)

'Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color' (Through Saturday, January 5)
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan

The Amazing 3-Acre 'Maize Maze' 2018 (Weekends Through October 27)
Queens County Farm, Queens

'Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis' (Through Sunday, April 28)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' (Through Sunday, February 3)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

'Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995' (Through Monday, December 17)
Sculpture Center, Queens

Cheap Tickets to 'Sleepy Hollow' Musical (Through Sunday, October 28)

Jerome Robbins ('West Side Story') & New York (Through Saturday, March 30)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Manhattan

2018 Pirate-Themed Halloween Harvest Celebration at Luna Park (Through Sunday, October 28)

2018 New York International Fringe Festival (Through Wednesday, October 31)

Free NYC Architecture Talks & Tours During Archtober 2018 (Through Wednesday, October 31)

Speaking Truth to Power 2018—Screenings & Talks (Through Saturday, December 8)
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

Art & Design of the Women’s Movement in New York (Through Sunday, December 2)
41 Cooper Gallery, Manhattan

Cheap Indoor Ice Skating in Brooklyn (Through Monday, December 24)

'Obsessorize' Exhibit Turns Unique Accessories Into Public Art (Through Friday, October 26)

2018 Art in Odd Places Featuring Works of Female & Non-Binary Artists (Through Saturday, October 27)

'Harry Potter' Exhibition Brings Rare Manuscripts & Magical Objects to NYC (Through Sunday, January 27)
New-York Historical Society, Manhattan

'Tablescapes: Designs for Dining' (Through Tuesday, April 16)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

Central Park Secrets (Through Sunday, December 2)

Discounted NYC Haunted House Tickets (Through Saturday, November 3)

Free NYC Pumpkin Picking + Halloween Hay Rides & Corn Maze (Through Sunday, October 28)

Discounted Admission to Surreal, Insta-Worthy 'Wonder World NYC' Exhibit (Through Tuesday, October 30)

Discounted Tix to See Aasif Mandvi ('Daily Show') in 'Sakina's Restaurant' (Through Thursday, November 1)

SPECTO8ER 2018 Horror Film Festival (Through Saturday, October 27)
Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn

Velvet Underground NYC Experience (Through Sunday, December 30)

Cheap NYC Dessert Tours (Through Friday, December 21)

Halloween-Themed Short Play Festival: BOO 2018 (Through Sunday, October 28)

Super Cheap Tickets to NYC Dueling Pianos (Through Friday, November 30)

'It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200' (Through Sunday, January 27)
The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan

'Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura' Questions Eastern & Westerns Notions of Gender (Through Sunday, January 13)
Japan Society, Manhattan

Cheap Theatre Walking Tours of The Met (Through Friday, December 21)

Prix Fixe Deals & Giveaways During International Curry Week 2018 (Through Sunday, October 28)

The Rare Art of Dr. Suess, Including Never-Before-Seen Works (Through Thursday, November 15)

Prix Fixe Meals from $14 During 2018 Dine in Queens (Through Friday, November 2)

10th Annual H.P. Lovecraft Festival—1/2 Price Tix (Through Sunday, October 28)

2018 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (Through Sunday, October 28)

L Train Shutdown-Themed Haunted House + Performances (Through Saturday, November 3)

2018 Gravesend Inn High-Tech Haunted Hotel (Through Wednesday, October 31)
Voorhees Theatre, Brooklyn

East Village in the 1980s (Through Thursday, November 1)
Tompkins Square Library, Manhattan

Bach to the Future Classical Concert Series (Sundays Through October 28)

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