Hanukkah and Christmas may be over, but the 2015 holiday season isn’t done yet: Saturday December 26 through Friday January 1 marks Kwanzaa, a week long commemoration of African heritage and culture. At this family-friendly fest you can catch dance, theater and a unbelievable beat-box performance by Doug E. Fresh; peruse arts, crafts and food vendors at an International Marketplace; and learn about the 48-year-old holiday at a screening of Maya Angelou–narrated documentary The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration, introduced by director MK Asante and followed with a tribute to Angelou.
|Venue name:||American Museum of Natural History||Contact:|
Central Park West at 79th St
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am–5:45pm|
|Transport:||Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 79th St|
|Price:||Free with museum admission, vendor and food prices vary|