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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.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Great Weather Weekend, Bronx River Alliance Fun Run, Stage Garden Rumba, Fordham Road Food Fest, Bronx Night Market, Golfing, NY Botanical, Zoo & Rosh Hashanah begins Sunday

bronx things to do bronx* September 27, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be between 75 - 85 all weekend. The temperature lows will be between 60 - 70 all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 30% chance of 1/10 of an inch of rain Saturday evening between 9 pm and midnight, but likely no rain for the weekend. Winds will be around 10 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be around 45% Friday, 70% Saturday and 55% Sunday. Click for Bronx Weather.

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

* The photo at right was taken at Yankee Stadium last weekend. The Yankees clinched the American League East title and are now a full game behind Houston, so likely will not have the home field advantage.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend by attending the Native American Festival on Randall's Island, 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 - Bronx River Alliance Fun Run, Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows fans flocking to Yankee Stadium last weekend. As mentioned above, the Yankees clinched the American League East title and are now a full game behind Houston, so likely will not have the home field advantage.

* Friday, September 27, 2019 from 4 - 8 pm - Bronx River Alliance Fun Time - Enter Concrete Park at the Westchester Avenue Park entrance in Longwood. On the last Friday of the month the BRA hosts foodway tours, free paddling and art workshops. Free. Not a street fair, but rather community activities - just north of Hunts Point and just west of Soundview.

* 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 - Stage Garden Rumba at PRTT, Fordham Road Food Fest, Bronx Night Market, Golfing & Biking

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows a woman dressed in an American Indian robe with headress. This Sunday at Pelham Bay Park there is the Native American Festival - see details below.

* Beginning at 2 pm at the Pregones Puerto Rican Theater at 571 Walton Street there's Stage Garden Rumba which is a FREE indoor / outdoor live art series entertaining the question of what makes the South Bronx.

* Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10 am - 6 pm. Fordham Road Food Festival - Along Fordham Road from Valentine to Tiebout and from Creston to Grand Concourse. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.

* Saturday, September 28, 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 - Bronx Rosh Hashanah, Native American Festival, Botanical Garden & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* Rosh Hashanah. The photo at right is by Rabbi Yitzchok who depicts traditional Jewish life as seen in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

* Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday evening. Happy New Year.

* Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 12 noon - 4 pm. Bronx Native American Festival - In Pelham Bay Park in the south picnic area. Master of Ceremonies Bobby Gonzales [Taino], The Silvercloud Singers and Thunderbird American Dancers [both of latter groups are inter-tribal]. Street fairs & festivals in the Pelham Bay Park neighborhood of the East Bronx.

* 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. ONLY 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.

 

Week Beginning 9.30.19 - TBD

TBD.

 

Bronx Things To Do, Farmers Mkts & Street Fairs

* September 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.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Great Weather Weekend, Run the River 5K Randall's Island, Climate Strike Friday Noon Manhattan, Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, Bronx Night Market, Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxSeptember 19, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 80 all weekend. The temperature lows will be in the 60's all weekend. Precipitation.There isn't any rain in the forecast for the weekend. Winds will be around 5 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 50% - 60% all weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

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

The photo at right was taken of Yankee Stadium in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. Last night the Yankees clinched the American League East Baseball title for the first time since 2012. The Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 9 - 1, but it wasn't all good news last night, as one of the Yankee lead pitchers, Domingo German, was placed on leave for an alleged domestic violence incident involving the mother of his two children.

Enjoy yourself this weekend by attending the Bronx Puerto Rican 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 - Climate Strike Friday Noon Manhattan, Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxThere's a Climate Strike being held down at Foley Square just north of City Hall in Manhattan beginning at noon. It's preceded by a parade from Trinity Church and followed by a rally in Battery Park at 5 pm where Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will speak.

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.

The photo at right shows a giraffe enjoying lunch at the Bronx Zoo earlier this year.

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 - Run the River 5K Randall's Island, Bronx Night Market, Zoo, Botanical Gardens

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows a map of Randall's Island found on the island and put there by the Randall's Island Park Alliance. Icahn Stadium is the dark oval object in the middle and to the left.

There's a 5K run organized by Randall's Island Park Alliance, that journeys around some of the island pathways, beginning and ending at Icahn Stadium. The race begins at 9.30 am, but the site opens at 7.30 am and there's a children's fun run at 10.30 am. The online registration has closed but you can register on site for $50 as long as open slots are available.

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 4 pm - 8 pm. Bronx Night Market - At 2413 Third Avenue in the Fordham Plaza at 189th Street and Washington Avenue. There will be 35 Bronx vendors there selling food and beverages. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.

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 - Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade

The photo at right was taken of a Puerto Rican Day Parade celebration in NYC in a prior year. The Puerto Rican Day Parade returns to the Grand Concourse Sunday, following a brief hiatus last year - see details below.

bronx things to do bronxSunday, September 22, 2019 line up at 10 am and kick off at 12.30 pm - Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade - Along the Grand Concourse from 164th to 173rd Street. Bronx Parades near Mott Haven, Melrose and the Concourse neighborhoods of the Bronx.

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.

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.

 

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 9.23.19 - The United Nations is in Session

The UN is in session all week in Manhattan at 1st Avenue between 42nd & 48th Streets.

 

Bronx Things To Do, Farmers Mkts & Street Fairs

September 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.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Bronx Puerto Rican Day Festival, Boogie on the Blvd, City Island Arts & Crafts Fair, Bronx Night Market, Golfing, Horticulture, NY Botanical & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* September 12, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the low 70's Friday, the high 70's Saturday and the low 80's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be in the low 60's Friday, and around 70 the rest of the weekend. Precipitation. There's a 50% chance of about a half inch of rain late Saturday night / early Sunday morning - so if things don't change, it shouldn't interfere with your weekend. Winds will be around 10 - 12 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be 80% Friday and in the 60 - 70% range for the rest of the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

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

* The photo at right was taken of the Boogie on the Blvd celebration in the Bronx a couple of years ago. The street celebration returns Sunday - see details below.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend by spending some time at the Boogie on the Blvd near the Bronx Museum, shop at one of the Bronx farmers markets, view the arts & crafts at the City Island arts & crafts show, 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

* 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.

* 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 - City Island Arts & Crafts Fair, Bronx Puerto Rican Day Festival & Bronx Night Market

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows the Puerto Rican Parade in NYC in a prior year. There's a Bronx Puerto Rican Day Festival in Mullally Park, but the parade isn't until next week - see details below.

* Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12 noon - 3 pm - Bronx Puerto Rican Day [Parade] Festival in Mullaly Park at 164th & 165th Streets / Jerome Avenue. Live entertainment, food and shopping. The parade isn't until next weekend.

* Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2019 from 11 am - 7 pm - City Island Arts & Crafts Fair - Along City Island Avenue between Fordham and Carroll Streets. Hawkins Street Park is the epicenter. The fair is unique with paintings, photography, jewelry, stained glass, native crafts, bath & body products, clothing, face painting, fishing trophies and more. Street fairs festivals in the City Island neighborhood of the East Bronx.

* Saturday, September 14 & 28, 2019 from 4 pm - 8 pm. Bronx Night Market - At 2413 Third Avenue in the Fordham Plaza at 189th Street and Washington Avenue. There will be 35 Bronx vendors there selling food and beverages. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.

* 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 - Boogie on the Blvd & City Island Arts & Crafts Fair

bronx things to do bronx * The photo at right was taken at the City Island Arts & Crafts Fair in the City Island neighborhood of the Bronx a couple of years ago. The City Island art fair returns Sunday - see details below.

* Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2019 from 11 am - 7 pm - City Island Arts & Crafts Fair - Along City Island Avenue between Fordham and Carroll Streets. Hawkins Street Park is the epicenter. The fair is unique with paintings, photography, jewelry, stained glass, native crafts, bath & body products, clothing, face painting, fishing trophies and more. Street fairs festivals in the City Island neighborhood of the East Bronx.

* Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 2 to 6 pm - Boogie on the Blvd - Along Grand Concourse from 162nd to 170th Streets. Music, art, dance, health, fitness and shopping. Bronx street fairs organized by the Bronx Museum.x

* 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.

* 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.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ONLY 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.

 

Week Beginning 9.16.19 - TBD

TBD.

 

Bronx Things To Do, Farmers Mkts & Street Fairs

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

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