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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - July 13-July 15

July 9, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: Shannon McGee/Flickr 

New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

Go Africa Harlem 2018 Street Festival - Go Africa Network Inc
July 14, 2018 - New York

Positively 8th Street Festival - Village Alliance Inc.
July 14, 2018 - New York

Positively 8th Street Festival is a FREE family friendly celebration of the rich cultural history, businesses and institutions of 8th Street and features live music, food, pop-up parks, arts, and family fun. Kick back and relax on two massive real grass pop-up parks, while listening to live music from Village favorites including Richard Barone & Friends, Coyote & Crow, The Angry Kickin' Feet, The Bailsmen and many more! Watch the colorful sights and sounds of the Village pass by while dining outside as Eighth Street restaurants throw open their doors. Enjoy over a dozen Eighth Street takeout options at the seating areas dotted along the block. Then, visit the many Eighth Street lifestyle retailers and check out special Positively 8th Street in-store activities and offers. For the creative minds of all ages there will be arts and crafts workshops, create collages, learn life drawing with the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, build model cities, and even create your very own Washington Square Arch mobile with Scribble Art Workshop! If you would rather be on the receiving end of creativity, there will be face painting and caricature drawing. Once fini... (read more)

Catskills Irish Arts Week - Irish Cultural Center
Through July 14, 2018 - East Durham

Artistic Director, Reidin O'Flynn has put together another Fantastic lineup for Catskills Irish Arts Week 2018. A week long celebration for all ages with workshops in music, song, dance, language and crafts amidst a genuine Irish village – East Durham, NY. Over 100 events by 60+ world class performers. 40+ Workshops for All Ages, Nightly Concerts, Sessions, Listening Rooms and Ceilis. Don't miss our TRAD FEST FINALE – Saturday, July 14th. An Exciting all day world class feast of Traditional Irish Music, Song, Dance, Poetry, Food and Vendors!

Nicholas K Sample Sale - Nicholas K Studio
Through July 31, 2018 - New York

Up to 80% off apparel and accessories. Shop runway samples and overstocks items including outerwear, leather jackets, dresses, pants, tops, shoes and more. Cash and credit card accepted. All sales final.

Lowercase Summer Popup - Wythe Hotel
Through July 31, 2018 - Brooklyn

We are an independent eyewear brand born and bred in NYC. With every single model designed and manufactured at our workshop in Brooklyn Army Terminal, each frame embodies its own particular story. Inspired by music, location, history and events of the city, you truly are wearing a piece of the city. The details of the frames are purposeful and play to each theme. From bold lines to underlying detail, the designs are unique and allow artistic expression for each individual. Please come and check out our summer pop up at the gorgeous space in Wyeth Hotel. We’ll have our full collection available including our newly released collaboration with NU SWIM. Browse the full collection on

Epic New York Beer Tour - Bars, Taprooms, Breweries - Empire State Building
Through December 22, 2018 - New York

The Beer Adventures app offers 150+ highly curated tours in 75 cities around the globe. Currently in 25 US cities, we take you to all of the best bars, taprooms and breweries in town giving you a day out to remember on your own terms. For this 'Epic New York Beer Tour' we invite you to join us in NYC as we hit up to 10 venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn in one day. This is one of our favourite Beer Adventures and it's done best by a combination of walking, subway and whatever else mode of transport is for you! Starting by the Empire State Building you'll pass loads of famous landmarks, go over and under the East River, hit both villages (Greenwich and East) and of course visit all the very best beer bars NYC has to offer. Come thirsty, hungry and ready to make a day of it! HOW IT WORKS: Search for 'Beer Adventures' in the Apple appstore or Google Play and download for free. You can then select the city and tours you want in-app. The Beer Adventures app acts as a magical mystery tour directing beer fans around a city at the touch of a few buttons. Available on iOS and Android, we offer highly curated, built in itineraries in most major cities. STARTING O... (read more)

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