NYC Steampunk Social Calendar

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sun, Nov 27
  • Mon, Nov 28
  • Tue, Nov 29
  • Wed, Nov 30
  • Thu, Dec 1
    Secret Science Club
    Sounds of Life! Secret Science Club Online presents Karen Bakker and the Smart Earth Project, free
    8:00 p.m.
    Online, email for Zoom link
  • Fri, Dec 2
    Drop-in Drawing at the Met
    experience The Met collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists, free with Museum admission
    6:00 p.m
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gallery 534, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Sat, Dec 3
  • Sun, Dec 4
    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, Dec 5
  • Tue, Dec 6
    Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy
    80s theme, tickets: $10.00
    7:00 p.m
    The Loft, 177 Prince Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan
  • Wed, Dec 7
    SciCafe at the Museum of Natural History
    cocktails and conversation about cutting-edge science topics - "Hunting Ancient Bat Fossils in Colombia" - free, RSVP required
    6:30 p.m
    Cullman Hall of the Universe, West 81st Street, Manhattan
  • Thu, Dec 8
    Weaving Witchcraft
    salon discussion about the historical entanglement of textiles and witchcraft with lace specialist and textile historian Elena Kanagy-Loux, free
    6:00 p.m
    Online
  • Fri, Dec 9
  • Sat, Dec 10
    Oddities Holiday Market
    natural history items, taxidermy, jewelry, one-of-a-kind art, bizarre flair, strange literature, anatomical curiosities, and more, tickets: $22.85+
    11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
    Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, Manhattan
    Drop-in Drawing at the Cloisters
    experience The Met Cloisters collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists, free with Museum admission
    1:00 p.m
    The Cloisters, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan
  • Sun, Dec 11
    Holiday Nostalgia Train
    ride a vintage subway car
    10:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
    express stops along the 1 line from Chambers Street to 137th Street, Manhattan
    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
    Winter Family Fair
    annual display of the original manuscript of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, performances, crafts, activities, and more
    2:00 p.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
  • Mon, Dec 12
    Secret Science Club
    neuroscientist Xiaosi Gu on the "Social Brain," free, 21+
    8:00 p.m
    The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn
  • Tue, Dec 13
    Caroling at the Cloisters
    The Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School's vocal ensemble performs a cappella versions of sacred and secular winter holiday songs, free with Museum admission
    11:30 a.m
    The Cloisters, Fuentiduena Chapel, 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan
  • Wed, Dec 14
    Watercolor Cards
    learn to paint your own nature-inspired holiday cards, tickets; $11.00
    6:00 p.m.
    Prospect Heights Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Thu, Dec 15
  • Fri, Dec 16
    Agatha Christie and Archaeology
    explore how writer Dame Agatha Christie weaved together her personal archaeological experiences, and travels in Mesopotamia, into thrilling mysteries, free, RSVP required
    12:30 p.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
  • Sat, Dec 17
  • Sun, Dec 18
    Holiday Nostalgia Train
    ride a vintage subway car
    10:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
    express stops along the 1 line from Chambers Street to 137th Street, Manhattan
    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, Dec 19
  • Tue, Dec 20
  • Wed, Dec 21
  • Thu, Dec 22
  • Fri, Dec 23
  • Sat, Dec 24
  • Sun, Dec 25
    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
  • Mon, Dec 26
  • Tue, Dec 27
  • Wed, Dec 28
  • Thu, Dec 29
  • Fri, Dec 30
  • Sat, Dec 31


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