Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free
Stinky Cheese Man author Jon Scieszka and five others read at Books of Wonder
Hayrides at the Carl Schurz Park Harvest Festival
Mask making at Kate's Paperie
Craft fair, Chelsea, with PS11 and a group of local Etsy sellers
Madison Square Fall Kids Fest, with clowns, music, halloween activities and a costume swap for parents
Make a pirate ship at the South Street Seaport Museum, free with admission
Oktoberfest, now indoors, with free pumpkin decorating
Opening day of the renovated Museo del Barrio, with live music and tours
Oktoberfest at Snug Harbor
Judge the First Annual Craig Murphey Memorial Hummus Cookoff with a $5 tasting ticket. Benefits the New York City Coalition Against Hunger
Uptown Treasures a day of free events at ten northern Manhattan locations, including live music tours, re-enactors at Trinity Church Cemetery, and fresh apple cider at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Times Square Dog Costume Contest Animal Haven will have pets for adoption onsite.
Harvest Festival with crafts, pony rides, costume making and a petting zoo in Park Slope
Apple Day on (go figure) Orchard Street
The original art from Where the Wild Things Are, at the Morgan (with admission)
Diwali and Where the Wild Things Are at the Brooklyn Children's Museum (with admission)
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