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Travel back in time with these history walks and lectures. Learn about the city's epic past, and visit some of its less-known relics. Want to learn more? Visit our Parks History page.

History Events

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sep22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep22

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get lost in nature without ever leaving the city on this tour of the Ramble, a serene 36-acre 'wild garden' in the middle of Central Park.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Sep23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep23

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Sep23

New York, The Neoliberal City

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
After reviewing how exactly we arrived at neoliberalism, we will unpack its current role in New York City. We will discuss its function and then ask: Can neoliberalism ever be useful?

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Sep24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep24

Central Park Tour: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservancy staff and learn about the history of the park’s statues and monuments and how the Conservancy cares for them.

Sep24

Can Development and Conservation Co-Exist in NYC and How?

at CUNY School of LawQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join our exciting line up of community representatives and subject matter experts for a lively discussion on this most pressing and complex topic.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Sep25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep25

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Sep25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep25

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Sep25

'Ballpark: Baseball in the American City' Lecture & Book Signing

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Hear from architectural historian and critic, Paul Goldberger, as he discusses the history of baseball through the stories of vibrant and ever-changing ballparks.

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep26

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sep26

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep27

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sep27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Sep27

Movies Under the Stars: Love in the Time of Cholera (R)

at Maria Hernandez ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! Love in the Time of Cholera (R) Set In late 19th century Cartagena, Colombia, this…
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep28

Hispanic Heritage Family Day 2019

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We will celebrate Hispanic culture and history with Latin dance workshops, arts and crafts, sports, and a Latin Jazz concert with Ray Mantilla.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Horticulture Tour of Riverside Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Riverside Park Conservancy Zone Gardener to explore nature, learn about the park, and discuss special topics in urban horticulture. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Sep28

Snug Harbor Art & Architecture Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about our 28 historic buildings dating from 1833, including six of the first New York City Landmarks and one of the finest collections of Greek Revival architecture.

Sep28

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sep28

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep28

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sep28

Paranormal Historical Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting with resident paranormal investigators while possibly communicating with some of the mansion's former residents.

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep29

Living History at Fort Totten Park

at Bayside Historical Society (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enter the camp of Company K of the 67th NY Infantry for a day of Civil War Living History at Fort Totten Park.
Free!

Sep29

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Sep29

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sep29

35th Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town; visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels. The festival concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep29

The Bronx Native American Festival

at South Picnic Area (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy music by The Silvercloud Singers (Inter-Tribal), arts and crafts, storytelling, food, and dance in Pelham Bay Park, with a special appearance by Cetiliztli Nauhcampa (Indigenous Mexican Dance Troupe)!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep29

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sep29

Fall Feast

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the fall harvest at Prospect Park with gardening, cooking, music, and storytelling!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep29

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Sep29

Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria Tour

at Museum Of Moving ImageQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Astoria's shadowy past is filled with tragic Hollywood film stars, voodoo, potter’s fields, grisly murders, poltergeists, hidden treasure, and deadly waters.

Must See
Event

Monday, September 30, 2019

Sep30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sep30

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sep30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 1

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Oct 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 2

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Oct 2

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 2

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Oct 2

Central Park Tour: East Meadow Tree Walk

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stroll through the idyllic East Meadow, appreciating some of the most beautiful beech trees in Central Park, and others that give the area its character.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Oct 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 3

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Oct 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 3

Places that Innovate: Reimagining Historic Sites

at King Juan Carlos I of Spain CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Drawing from innovative sites across the United States, this illustrated conversation will profile intriguing new models for adapting to the rapidly-shifting role museums must play in..
Free!

Friday, October 4, 2019

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 4

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservancy staff and learn about the history of the Park’s statues and monuments and how the Conservancy cares for them.

Oct 4

Snug Harbor Ghost Tour: Tale of the Matron

at Matron's House (Building K) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 5

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct 5

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan's only remaining lighthouse with readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 6

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Oct 6

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct 6

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct 6

Historic New York: Green-Wood Cemetery

at Green-Wood Cemetery

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs and mausoleums of this historic cemetery. Registration is required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 7

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Oct 8

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Oct 9

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Oct 9

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Oct10

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct10

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Oct11

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct12

400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite the community to gather with us to nationally acknowledge and reflect upon the 400 years since Africans were first brought to Jamestown to be sold into bondage.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Fall Festival 2019

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Play games, make corn husk dolls, churn butter 19th-century style, press your own apple cider, interact with a historic interpreter, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Oct13

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct13

Queens Park of the Month: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park is a 50+ acre natural oasis that straddles the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Join us to explore this incredible natural resource.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct13

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct13

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time and see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined residential enclave into a busy commercial center.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Oct14

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Oct15

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Oct16

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Oct16

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Oct17

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct17

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Oct18

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct19

Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This memorial was built in the center of Fort Greene Park in 1908 as a tribute to the 11,000 men, women, and children who died on British Prison Ships during the Revolutionary war.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct19

Open House New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tucked away on the northeastern edge of Queens is a rare remnant of New York City’s past that many don’t even know exist. Join the Rangers for a tour of this historic landmark in Queens.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct19

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct19

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct19

Open House New York: Little Red Lighthouse

at 181 Street and Riverside Drive (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a tour of this historic landmark.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Oct20

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct20

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage!
Free!

Oct20

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Oct21

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Oct22

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Oct23

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Oct23

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct24

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct24

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Summer on the Hudson: Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

at W 72nd Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmsted gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks.
Free!

Oct26

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct26

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Oct27

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Oct27

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Oct27

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct27

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to see how the neighborhood surrounding the Merchant's House evolved from a refined residential enclave into a busy commercial center.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Oct28

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Oct29

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Oct30

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Oct30

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct31

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Oct31

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Friday, November 1, 2019

Nov 1

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Summer on the Hudson: Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

at General Grant National Memorial (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmsted gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks.
Free!

Nov 2

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Nov 2

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Nov 3

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Nov 3

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Nov 3

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Nov 4

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Nov 6

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Nov 9

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Nov10

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Nov10

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Nov10

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time and see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined residential enclave into a busy commercial center.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Nov13

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov16

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Nov17

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Nov17

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nov20

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Nov23

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Nov24

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!

Nov24

Fall Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open-hearth kitchens.

Nov24

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to see how the neighborhood surrounding the Merchant's House evolved from a refined residential enclave into a busy commercial center.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Nov27

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dec 4

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Dec11

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Dec18

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Dec25

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Free!

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