Dumbo Arts Festival 2010

Begins Friday, September 24 – Dumbo, Brooklyn

This year, the Dumbo Arts Festival is bigger and better than ever. The Dumbo Arts Festival is “a three-day celebration of music, art, dance and performance. 500+ artists, 100+ studios, 50+ galleries, family-friendly programs.” The festival has something for everybody.

For more info: dumboartsfestival.com/

Click here to download the Official Schedule of events for the DUMBO Arts Festival 2010.

13 Colonies Wine Tasting Series

Friday, September 24 7PM–9PM – 65 Jumel Terrace, Uptown

Join the Historic House Trust at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, a 1765 mansion in northern Manhattan—home to the lively Madame Jumel—for a wine-tasting event that will showcase the regional nuances of the original New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
Registration required: (212) 923-8008

For more info: nycgovparks.org/

Historic House Festival Weekend

Saturday, September 25 12 PM–4PM – 65 Jumel Terrace, Uptown

Come celebrate the 3rd annual Historic House Festival and enjoy free admission and events including docent led tours, and scavenger hunts of the Mansion.

For more info: nycgovparks.org/

Bike to Five Historic Houses

Sunday, September 26 10:30AM4:30PM – Dyckman Farmhouse Musuem

Tour begins at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (204th Street and Broadway). Visit five historic house sites in Manhattan, from Inwood to Greenwich Village, on HHT’s first-ever bike tour! Historic House Trust staff will give you the inside scoop on these architectural gems, including their history and restoration.

Reservations required, please email: [email protected]

For more info: nycgovparks.org/

Jimi Hendrix Lives…

Saturday, September 25 1PM4pmMorrison Hotel Gallery 124 Prince St

Gered Mankowitz, one of the greatest rock photographers of the last 50 years, is holding a book signing at Morrison Hotel for his new book “The Experience: Jimi Hendrix at Masons Yard.” The book features photos taken by Mankowitz, including Hendrix classics and some images that have never before been seen.

For more info: mankowitz.com/

Bowling for Beats

Sunday, September 26 8PM–1AM Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Avenue

Since you may already be in Brooklyn for the Dumbo Arts Festival, what better way to end the weekend than with bowling to a soundtrack of Pete Rock, Prince Paul and Psycho Les on the wheels of steel?

For more info: brooklynbowl.com/

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