NYC Steampunk Social Calendar

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sun, July 31
  • Mon, Aug 1
  • Tue, Aug 2
  • Wed, Aug 3
  • Thu, Aug 4
  • Fri, Aug 5
  • Sat, Aug 6
  • Sun, Aug 7
  • Mon, Aug 8
  • Tue, Aug 9
  • Wed, Aug 10
  • Thu, Aug 11
  • Fri, Aug 12
  • Sat, Aug 13
    Design Your Own Hand-Held Fan
    make your own unique fan with supplies contained in a free kit
    1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m.
    Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, Manhattan
    New Amsterdam Walking Tour
    discover the life of pirates and prostitutes living in the scrappy Dutch colony of New Amsterdam long before New York was New York, tickets; $25.00
    1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m.
    meet outside Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park, Manhattan
    Revolutionary Spirits Trolley Tour and Tasting
    tour the graves of 18th-century distillers, followed by tour and tasting at Fort Hamilton Distillery, 21+, tickets: $45.00-$50.00
    3:30 p.m.
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Sun, Aug 14
    Sunday Afternoon Classical
    Students from Manhattan School of Music perform a variety of classical offerings in the Gilbert Court during the Morgan Cafe brunch, free with museum admission
    1:00 p.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
    Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy
    16mm film festival, tickets: $10.00
    7:00 p.m
    The Loft, 177 Prince Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan
  • Mon, Aug 15
  • Tue, Aug 16
  • Wed, Aug 17
    The Great Fire of 1835 and the Emergence of Modern New York
    learn about the fire that destroyed hundreds of buildings at this outdoor lecture with historian Daniel S. Levy, free
    8:30 p.m
    Outdoor Reading Room, Bryant Park, 42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, Manhattan
  • Thu, Aug 18
  • Fri, Aug 19
  • Sat, Aug 20
    Battle of Canoes Gowanus
    learn the History of Gowanus while enjoying a sunset voyage of Gowanus Bay and lower Canal, tickets: $29.00
    10:00 a.m.
    meet at Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, 19th Street Launch, 2 19 Street, Brooklyn
    Foraged Food and Medicine Weed Walk
    guided walk through Central Park to explore native plants traditionally used for food and medicine, tickets; $20.00
    12:00 p.m
    meet at Central Park West near the 96th Street B/C subway, Manhattan
  • Sun, Aug 21
    Sunday Afternoon Classical
    Students from Manhattan School of Music perform a variety of classical offerings in the Gilbert Court during the Morgan Cafe brunch, free with museum admission
    1:00 p.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
  • Mon, Aug 22
  • Tue, Aug 23
  • Wed, Aug 24
  • Thu, Aug 25
  • Fri, Aug 26
    Battle of Brooklyn Walking Tour
    join local historian Professor William J. Parry for a neighborhood tour to see the sites of the Battle of Brooklyn, tickets: $12.00
    5:30 p.m.
    meet at Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park, northwest corner, Brooklyn
  • Sat, Aug 27
    Prison Ships Martyrs Memorial Ceremony
    remembering those who were held and the many who died as prisoners of war in British-occupied New York during the Revolutionary War, free
    11:00 a.m.
    Prison Ships Martyrs Monument, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
    Maryland 400 Remembrance Ceremony and Re-enactment
    remembering the brave regiment who fought and died at the Battle of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War, free
    12:00 p.m.
    Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street, Brooklyn
    Murder at the Seaport Walking Tour
    explore the historic Seaport District and see why it was once known as the "Wickedest Ward," tickets; $25.00
    1:00 p.m
    meet at the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse, at the corner of Fulton Street and Water Street, Manhattan
    Revolutionary Spirits Trolley Tour and Tasting
    tour the graves of 18th-century distillers, followed by tour and tasting at Fort Hamilton Distillery, 21+, tickets: $45.00-$50.00
    3:30 p.m.
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Sun, Aug 28
    246th Commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn
    parades, cannon fire, cavalry, re-enactments, and historic cooking, and more, free, RSVP requested
    11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
    Sunday Afternoon Classical
    Students from Manhattan School of Music perform a variety of classical offerings in the Gilbert Court during the Morgan Cafe brunch, free with museum admission
    1:00 p.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
  • Mon, Aug 29
  • Tue, Aug 30
  • Wed, Aug 31
  • Wed, Sep 1
  • Thu, Sep 2
  • Fri, Sep 3


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