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Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park, Indigenous People's Celebration, Jerome / Gun Hill St Fair, Bronx Doc Film Series on Women, Golfing, NY Botanical, Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* October 11, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the high 60's and the temperature lows in the low 50's all weekend including Monday. Precipitation. There's a 50% chance of a brief bit of rain [1/10th inch] expected sometime between 8 pm Sunday evening and about 1 am Monday morning. Winds will be 20 mph Friday and then simmer down into the low / middle single digits for the rest of the weekend including Monday. The Humidity will be about 60% all weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

* MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

* The photo at right was taken at the Morris Park Columbus Day Parade in the Bronx in 2016. The parade returns on Sunday and there's a very, very short video of it from 2016 when it was raining quite steadily - see details below.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend by visiting the Indigenous People's Celebration, watch the Columbus Day Parade, shop at one of the Bronx farmers markets, go golfing at Mosholu, Van Cortlandt or Pelham Bay Park - all Bronx golf courses - or just bike around in the Bronx this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday & Weekend - Indigenous People's Celebration, Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows the Bronx Doc Film Center in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx last weekend while attending a film from their Womens Series on AOC. The series continues with other films on Saturday - see details below.

* Friday thru Monday, October 11 - 14, 2019. Times vary but likely fit into one of the two following categories: from 11 am - 5 pm on weekend & 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays - Indigenous People's Celebration - On Randall's Island at Ward's Field. St fairs & festivals on Randall's Island.

* There's golfing at Mosholu Golf Course, Van Cortlandt Golf Course and Pelham Bay / Split Rock Golf Course throughout the summer [sports / prices last year were roughly $27 / $46 / per person].

* The New York Botanical Garden, located at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods, is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free / www.nybg.org].

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history / www.wavehill.org].

 

Saturday - Jerome / Gun Hill Street Fair, Indigenous People's Celebration, 'After Maria' at Bronx Doc Film Series on Women, Golfing & Biking

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right was taken at Yankee Stadium last Saturday while they were playing Game 2 with the Twins. The Yankees swept the Twins 3 - 0 to win the American League East Championship for the first time since 2012. The Yankees will face off against the Houston Astros beginning Saturday and the winner of that series will go on to face either the Washington Nationals or the St. Louis Cardinals who began competing for the National League Championship Friday night.

* Friday thru Monday, October 11 - 14, 2019. Times vary but likely fit into one of the two following categories: from 11 am - 5 pm on weekend & 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays - Indigenous People's Celebration - On Randall's Island at Ward's Field. St fairs & festivals on Randall's Island.

* Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am - 6 pm - 17th Annual Jerome / Gun Hill Street Festival - Along Jerome Avenue from Gun Hill Road to Mosholu Parkway. Bronx street fairs in Norwood hosted by the Jerome Avenue BID.

On Saturday, October 12th, beginning at 6 pm, the Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a presentation of a film entitled After Maria, which is directed by a Bronx woman about the aftermath of the Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico [film / $10 / $5 / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org].

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history / www.wavehill.org].

* See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for links to Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals links below.

 

Sunday - Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park, Indigenous People's Celebration, Botanical Garden & Zoo

* The following is a VERY, VERY SHORT video taken at the Columbus Day Parade in the Morris Park neighborhood of the Bronx in October 2016.

* Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Columbus Day Parade begins assembly at 11 am & marching begins at 12 noon. Since 1977 - 43rd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade - Along Morris Park Avenue beginning at White Plains Road. Parades in the Morris Park neighborhood of the East Bronx. Morris Park street fairs & street festivals in the Bronx.

* Friday thru Monday, October 11 - 14, 2019. Times vary but likely fit into one of the two following categories: from 11 am - 5 pm on weekend & 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays - Indigenous People's Celebration - On Randall's Island at Ward's Field. St fairs & festivals on Randall's Island.

* There's golfing at Mosholu Golf Course, Van Cortlandt Golf Course and Pelham Bay / Split Rock Golf Course throughout the summer [sports / prices last year were roughly $27 / $46 / per person].

* The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200. Wednesdays free. Coming soon Brew at the Zoo - click Bronx street fairs link below.

* See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for links to Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

Week Beginning 10.14.19 - Indigenous Peoples' Celebration, Columbus Day & Democrats Debate

bronx things to do bronx* Monday is Columbus Day which is a national holiday.

* Thru Monday, October 14, 2019. Times vary but likely fit into one of the two following categories: from 11 am - 5 pm on weekend & 7 am - 4 pm on weekdays - Indigenous People's Celebration - On Randall's Island at Ward's Field. St fairs & festivals on Randall's Island.

* On Tuesday, October 15th the fourth Democratic Debate will occur in Westerville, Ohio beginning at 8 pm on CNN. It will be the first time the candidates will be on one stage, as over a half dozen of them didn't make the cut for this one. The candidates making the cut are: Joseph Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Andrew Yang, Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, Pete Buttigieg, Tom Steyer, Tulsi Gabbard and Beto O'Rourke.

 

Bronx Things To Do, Farmers Mkts & Street Fairs

* October 2019 - Click here for work in progress reports about Bronx farmers markets, Bronx things to do and Bronx street fairs.

Click here for free summer movies in the Bronx, free summer theater in the Bronx and free summer concerts in the Bronx. Click for details of New Years parties in the Bronx or here for Bronx holiday events & markets and Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

MOSTLY DONE. Asterisked events have been updated.

The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street opened [May 8] Smells Like Teen Spirit which is a collection of various works by NYC teens. There are currently three exhibits currently on display including the aforementioned. A sculptureal exhibit is entitled Useless Machines for Dreaming, Thinking and Seeing [thru September 1] described as, "... [the exhibit] presents a selection of curious machines created by artists with the goal of stirring dreams, feelings, critical thinking, and ironies; for seeing what microscopes, telescopes and cartographies cannot show; for flying without taking-off; in short, for doing the impossible. Such are some of the uses of art." There's a video exhibit, Video Ergo Sum, by Peter Campus who is an early artistic videographer, whose work shows natural surroundings [thru July 22nd]. [art / free / www.bronxmuseum.org].

Andrew Freedman Home & Bartow Pell Mansion & Bronx River Alliance & Bronx Doc Film.

The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Paper Trail, will runs from April 13 - May 25th, 2019. The exhibit is described as, "Paper Trail focuses on works on paper by seven Latinx artists presenting paintings drawings, each which explore and manipulate the materiality of paper itself ..." [art / music / dance / www.bronxartspace.com / free]. They are open from 12 noon to 6.30 Wednesday through Friday and until 5 pm on Saturdays - except for special events.

Monday through Friday, August 19 - 23, 2019 from 10 am - 3 pm daily - BAAD Bronx Intensive. A five day workshop with three classes each day. It's a dance intensive for intermediate and advanced dancers, including dance choreography and technique workshops [$15] and body awareness [$10]. You can do drop ins for the prices noted, or do the whole week for $200. Bronx Academy of Arts & Music is located at 2474 Westchester Avenue in Westchester Square.

Author Julie Satow talks about her new book, The Plaza, at the Bartow Pell Mansion in Pelham Bay Park from 3 - 4 pm. She'll be there to sign books and light refreshments will be served after [$10].

Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 4 pm - 10 pm. Bronx Night Market - In the Fordham Plaza at 189th Street and Washington Avenue, which is just south of the Fordham train station next to the University. There will be 50 Bronx vendors there selling food and beverages. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Good Weather Weekend, Bronx Doc Film Series on Women, New York Pizza Festival, 'The Plaza' Book Signing, Mosholu Parkway Renaissance Festival, Bronx Night Market, Golfing, NY Botanical, Zoo

bronx things to do bronxOctober 4, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be between 60 - 70 all weekend. The temperature lows will be between 45 - 65 all weekend with Friday night / Saturday day being the coolest. Precipitation. No rain is expected this weekend, but some coming Monday. Winds will be between 7 - 15 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 45% and 65%, with Saturday being the dryest. Click for Bronx Weather.

MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

The photo at right was taken at the New York Pizza Festival last year. The NY Pizza Festival returns to Crescent Street [adjacent to Arthur Avenue] in Bronx Little Italy this weekend - see details below.

Enjoy yourself this weekend by visiting the New York Pizza Festival in Bronx Little Italy, shop at one of the Bronx farmers markets, go golfing at Mosholu, Van Cortlandt or Pelham Bay Park - all Bronx golf courses - or just bike around in the Bronx this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday & Weekend - Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows fans flocking to Yankee Stadium a couple of weekends ago. The Yankees begin their battle for the World Series tonight, taking on the Minnesota Twins.

There's golfing at Mosholu Golf Course, Van Cortlandt Golf Course and Pelham Bay / Split Rock Golf Course throughout the summer [sports / prices last year were roughly $27 / $46 / per person].

The New York Botanical Garden, located at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods, is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / Weekend tickets are $30 / $28 / $18 and weekedays $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free / www.nybg.org].

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history / www.wavehill.org].

 

Saturday - Mosholu Parkway Renaissance Festival, Bronx Doc Film Series on Women, The Plaza Hotel Book Signing, NY Pizza Fest, Bronx Night Market, Golfing & Biking

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows the Bronx Night Market in the Belmont / Fordham neighborhood. The Bronx Night Market offers a variety of food and beverage tastings from about 50 Bronx vendors - see details below.

Mosholu Parkway Renaissance Festival runs from 11 am to 3 pm at the Kossuth Playground along East Mosholu Parkway between Van Cortlandt Avenue East & Jerome Avenue. It's free, all ages welcome and the event includes music, games, drinks and food. They encourage folks to come in costume.

The 2nd Annual New York Pizza Festival returns to Crescent Street [between 187th & 183rd Streets] in Bronx Little Italy in the Belmont neighborhood. The event runs from 12 noon to 5 pm [serving beer / wine ceases at 4 pm] is hosted by the Belmont BID and the Pizza Academy Foundation. Tickets 3 slices / $25 or 6 slices $35 or drinks 3 for $20 or 5 for $30 may be purchased at www.nycpizzafestival.com - see video of the event last year below.

On Saturday, October 5th, beginning at 6 pm, the Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a presentation of a film entitled Knock Down the House. The film is the work of a cultural anthropologist about lives of women in threatening adversity in contemporary situations [film / $10 / $5 / rsvp at www.bronxdoc.org].

Author Julie Satow talks about her new book, The Plaza, at the Bartow Pell Mansion in Pelham Bay Park from 3 - 4 pm. She'll be there to sign books and light refreshments will be served after [$10].

Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 4 pm - 10 pm. Bronx Night Market - In the Fordham Plaza at 189th Street and Washington Avenue, which is just south of the Fordham train station next to the University. There will be 50 Bronx vendors there selling food and beverages. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there are generally weekend programs including concerts and talks [$8 / $4 / $2 / parks / history / www.wavehill.org].

See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for links to Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals links below.

 

Sunday - 2nd Annual New York Pizza Festival, Botanical Garden & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxDoc Film Center. The photo at right was taken last year at the Doc Film Center in Melrose. On Friday they begin their annual Women's Film series - see details below.

The 2nd Annual New York Pizza Festival returns to Crescent Street [between 187th & 183rd Streets] in Bronx Little Italy in the Belmont neighborhood. The event runs from 12 noon to 5 pm [serving beer / wine ceases at 4 pm] is hosted by the Belmont BID and the Pizza Academy Foundation. Tickets 3 slices / $25 or 6 slices $35 or drinks 3 for $20 or 5 for $30 may be purchased at www.nycpizzafestival.com - see video of the event last year below.

There's golfing at Mosholu Golf Course, Van Cortlandt Golf Course and Pelham Bay / Split Rock Golf Course throughout the summer [sports / prices last year were roughly $27 / $46 / per person].

The Bronx Zoo is located at 2300 Southern Blvd in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission $70 / $40 for designated drivers. The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200. Wednesdays free. Coming soon Brew at the Zoo - click Bronx street fairs link below.

See events posted above that run thru Friday & Weekend and scroll down for links to Bronx Farmers Markets and Bronx Street Fairs and Festivals.

 

MOSTLY DONE. Asterisked events have NOT been updated.

* The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street opened [May 8] Smells Like Teen Spirit which is a collection of various works by NYC teens. There are currently three exhibits currently on display including the aforementioned. A sculptureal exhibit is entitled Useless Machines for Dreaming, Thinking and Seeing [thru September 1] described as, "... [the exhibit] presents a selection of curious machines created by artists with the goal of stirring dreams, feelings, critical thinking, and ironies; for seeing what microscopes, telescopes and cartographies cannot show; for flying without taking-off; in short, for doing the impossible. Such are some of the uses of art." There's a video exhibit, Video Ergo Sum, by Peter Campus who is an early artistic videographer, whose work shows natural surroundings [thru July 22nd]. [art / free / www.bronxmuseum.org].

* Andrew Freedman Home & Bartow Pell Mansion & Bronx River Alliance & Bronx Doc Film.

* The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Paper Trail, will runs from April 13 - May 25th, 2019. The exhibit is described as, "Paper Trail focuses on works on paper by seven Latinx artists presenting paintings drawings, each which explore and manipulate the materiality of paper itself ..." [art / music / dance / www.bronxartspace.com / free]. They are open from 12 noon to 6.30 Wednesday through Friday and until 5 pm on Saturdays - except for special events.

* Monday through Friday, August 19 - 23, 2019 from 10 am - 3 pm daily - BAAD Bronx Intensive. A five day workshop with three classes each day. It's a dance intensive for intermediate and advanced dancers, including dance choreography and technique workshops [$15] and body awareness [$10]. You can do drop ins for the prices noted, or do the whole week for $200. Bronx Academy of Arts & Music is located at 2474 Westchester Avenue in Westchester Square.

 

Week Beginning 10.7.19 - Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of Atonement, begins at sundown Tuesday, October 8th and ends at sundown Wednesday, October 9th.

 

Bronx Things To Do, Farmers Mkts & Street Fairs

October 2019 - Click here for work in progress reports about Bronx farmers markets, Bronx things to do and Bronx street fairs.

Click here for free summer movies in the Bronx, free summer theater in the Bronx and free summer concerts in the Bronx. Click for details of New Years parties in the Bronx or here for Bronx holiday events & markets and Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

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