Saturday, October 6
Fri Sep 21 2012
Photograph: Courtesy John Capo Public Relations
FREE Little Red Lighthouse Festival
Tour Manhattan's only remaining lighthouse and learn how to fish in Fort Washington Park.
FREE Czech Street Festival
Soak up some Central European culture with marionettes, a dulcimer band and stilt-walking theater.
The History of Toys: 1880s--1980s
Score half-price tickets to this interactive experience in honor of the Toy Museum of NY's grand reopening. $5.
FREE Pumpkin Patch and Oktoberfest
Pick out and decorate a gourd, groove to live music and nosh on German food in Sunnyside Gardens Park.
Meet a first-grader and her mythical friend in this new musical at El Museo del Barrio. $28--$35.
FREE Open House New York
See art and architecture up close as city institutions open their doors to families.
The Spooktacular Pumpkin Party
Prepare to be thrilled at the New York Botanical Garden's Halloween shindig. Free with all-garden pass.
Surround yourself with over 500 tropical, winged creatures at AMNH. $25, seniors and students $19, children ages 2--19 $14.50, children under 2 free.
"The Rammellzee Galaxseum"
Tour CMA's new collection of works by the local rapper and join an art workshop. Free with museum admission.
FREE Harlem Harvest Festival
Little ones enjoy pumpkin carving, yoga, a gardening workshop and face painting, while parents can participate in African dance classes and sample food from Harlem's top restaurants.
FREE First Saturdays for Families: How to Create a History
Kids learn how artists interacted with their neighborhood and create their own personal archive, inspired by the New Museum exhibit "Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery 1969--1989."
Run wild (or maybe waddle) on the Coney Island boardwalk at this 5K walk/run benefitting walruses and other animals. $30, children ages 4--12 and seniors $20.
FREE Pumpkin Day
Scoop up a gourd from McCarren Park's patch and decorate it; live music, food and other crafts are also in the mix.
The Magic Garden Concert to Benefit The New York Children's Theater Festival
Carole Demas and Paula Janis perform signature songs and tell behind-the-scenes stories from the iconic New York television series. $30, children under 12 $20.
See all Saturday events.
Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get our event picks delivered straight to your in-box.