Coffee Festival and Comic Con: How to spend a weekend in New York (October 7-9)

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Coffee Festival and Comic Con: New York Weekend Experience (October 7-9)

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What: Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx ZooWhen: Friday-Sunday, October 7-9

Where: Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society | Bronx, NY 2300 Southern Blvd Bronx 10458

Read more:Dinosaur Safari invites zoo visitors to walk through a wooded area filled with 52 life-sized dinosaurs and pterosaurs, where they will see the largest flying animal that has ever lived (Quetzalcoatl), as well as a Tyrannosaurus Rex and Omeisaurus.

Price: $0-42


What: Coffee Festival

When: Friday-Sunday, October 7-9

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

More:The legendary coffee festival is back. Witness live demonstrations of latte art, sip cocktails at the Coffee Cocktail Bar, or take a front row seat at the Coffee Masters NYC, a worldwide barista tournament. With an exceptional intoxicating drink, delicious street food and coffee cocktails, no coffee connoisseur should miss this event.

Price: From $12


What: New York Comic Con

Coffee Fest and Comic Con: How to spend a weekend in New York (October 7-9)

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When: Friday-Sunday, October 7-9

Where:Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Manhattan, New York City 10014

More:Comic Con is a convention for comic book fans, as well as a festival of various events for them: meetings with publishers, writers and artists, themed games, cosplays, and more. This festival brings together hundreds of creators of comics, films and pop culture trends, including thousands of their fans.

Price: From $35


What: The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

When: Friday-Sunday 7- October 9

Where: Various Locations

More: The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze returns this year with surreal creations , such as the giant pumpkin dragon and the New York skyline, each made up of hundreds of pumpkins.

This year, New Yorkers will enjoy 2 light shows at once – Blaze: Hudson Valley (at the Van Cortlandt estate in Croton-on-Hudson) and Blaze: Long Island (at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Old Bethpage).

< p>The upcoming show is bigger and better with thousands of hand carved pumpkin lanterns illuminating ornate historic landscapes.

Blaze Hudson Valley will span 54 nights (September 16th to November 20th). Blaze Long Island will take place over 28 nights (September 30 to November 6).



What: St. Andrew Cemetery Tour

When: Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9

Where: St Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, 280 Main St, South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

Read more: Want to get out of the house on a beautiful fall weekend? Join the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center for tours of St. Andrew's Cemetery and Mausoleum, the Fisher Family Cemetery, and St. Andrew's Memorial Church.

Price: From $0


What: Charity dinner in support of Ukraine

Coffee Festival and Comic Con: How to spend a weekend in New York (7-9 October)

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When: Saturday, October 8, from 18:00< /p>

Where: Ukrainian East Village Restaurant 140 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10003

More:Dinner and charity evening in honor of the 58th anniversary of Empire City MC and in support of the Ukrainian charity Razom. The $50 entry includes a 3-course dinner.

Price: $50


What: Ukrainian film screening

When: Sunday, October 9, from 14:00

Where:< /b> Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075

More: The film “My thoughts are quiet” tells the story of Vadim. He just got lucky and got a chance to get his dream job, but first he has to go on a trip with his mother.

Cost: $10-20


Dear readers! Please note that due to the coronavirus epidemic, some events may be canceled or rescheduled to other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the organizers' websites.

But we have collected many interesting online events for you:

  • we offer you to go on one of 11 virtual tours of New York
  • if you have long wanted to visit the best museums and theaters, now do it without leaving your home – just follow this link
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  • Read this post on how to make the most of your weeks at home during quarantine
  • Here – 50 free courses on a variety of topics
  • by clicking on this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
  • we have collected dozens of free resources for not boring self-isolation here

In addition, interesting Look for events for each day of the week in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends. Before visiting, check the organizers' websites for details and venues, as they may change.

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