October 2015 events calendar for New York City

Plan your month with our events calendar of the very best activities, including Halloween activities and our picks from theater, the arts and music



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Let’s be honest: There are lots of cool things to do in October—we love Open House New York and the CMJ Music Marathon—but we’re just getting ready for Halloween festivities at the end of the month. Use our events calendar to find the best Halloween NYC events, along with our favorite theater and music events.

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October 2015 events calendar for New York City

Secret Meeting

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Each week, Eli Yudin (SNL "Weekend Update" contributor) and Nick Mullen (Thought Catalog) host this stand-up showcase followed by karaoke.

  1. Pine Box Rock Shop 12 Grattan St, between Bogart St and Morgan Ave, 11206
  2. Thu Nov 27 - Thu Oct 8
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  • Critics choice

Experience the life of a sub pilot at “Submerged,” an interactive exhibit where you’re encouraged to explore the Growler, the only strategic missile submarine in the United States open to the public. The 40-foot-long sub is located in the museum’s hands-on gallery, the Exploreum Interactive Hall. Climb onto the bunks where sailors slept, check out the old mess hall, and act like you’re navigating in the engine room by using the periscope. Visitors also get a lesson in how submarines

  1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, Twelfth Ave, at 46th St, 10036
  2. Thu Nov 27 - Fri Jan 1
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Fuerza Bruta: Wayra

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Fuerza Bruta: Wayra. Daryl Roth Theatre (see Off Broadway). Conceived and directed by Diqui James. With ensemble cast. Running time: 1hr 20mins. No intermission. Wayra: In brief Fuerza Bruta returns in the third installment of the De La Guarda trilogy. If it's anything like the first two, you can expect a visually impressive dance-rave thrill ride that merges striking imagery with techno music and aerial showboating. Wayra: Theater review by David Cote When the sensory-wraparound rave known as

  1. 101 E 15th St, at Union Sq East
  2. $99
  3. Thu Nov 27 - Thu Dec 31
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