Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free


Leaf peeper map of NYS What little there is left, we have here, and we’re at peak leaf (according to the News, we owe that information to the city’s official foliage monitor, Cori Carl). Local foliage tours are here.


Free tour, discount beer, Chelsea Brewery

Build candleholders in Roger Morris Park

Fall harvest festival, Crotona Park

Carnival book of dreams, Rockefeller Center

Trinity Children’s Fall Fair

Kew Gardens fall flea market

Greenpoint beer festival

University Place fall festival

Urban stargazing
in Inwood Park


Madison Ave holiday festival

Schoolhouse Rock Live at the Hall of Science (w/admission)

Build a kite and fly it with the DUMBO kite flying society

Queens Interfaith Walk from a Hindu temple to a Muslim temple, sponsored by an interfaith committee of Catholics, Muslims, Hindus and Jews. Refreshments to follow

Beta Spaces art festival, Bushwick

Bikram Yoga for kids on Allen St ($10 suggested donation benefits the LES Girl’s Club)

Young artist’s program, Williamsburg

Samurai sword handling demonstration at the Met (w/admission). FYI, the Kurosawa screenings start next Friday.

All weekend

Ice Skating starts at Bryant Park with performances, and the Holiday Shops are open

King Con graphic artist and animator convention
, Brooklyn (w/admission)

USS New York tours

Mandala, the Perfect Circle at the Rubin (w/admission)

La Perla sample sale

Visit the Magna Carta at Fraunces Tavern ($10 adult, $5 seniors and kids)

Jane Austen at the Morgan (w/admission)

Rocket mini golf at the Hall of Science ($6 adult, $5 seniors and kids)

Guest event posting from local hero Steven Thrasher” target=”_blank”>Housing is a Human Right.” The series of photographs and audio interviews is on display through the weekend at the Wash and Play Lotto Laundromat, located at 81 Lafayette in Fort Greene. It’s funded through a grant from


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