BK Horror Club
Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Oct. 24; 9 p.m.
Throne Watches, 29 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn
Blending the feel of a punk rock show with a film screening series, BK Horror Club is a scary film fest that takes place over the course of three nights leading up to Halloween, sponsored by Throne Watches and taking place at the brand’s showroom in Brooklyn. The series kicks off this Saturday with “The Strangers,” followed by “It Follows” on Oct. 14 and “Scream” on Oct. 24. Attendees receive 10% off Throne Watches merchandise; tickets also come with free beer and popcorn.
Sept. 25, 10 p.m.-midnight
Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery
See what gin can do at Bombay Sapphire’s annual moon festival, LuckyRice. This late-night event of decadent bites and specially curated cocktails from guest mixologists celebrates Asian culture and food. There will also be a DJ setting the tone of the indoor/outdoor party.
Sept. 25, 8 p.m.
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave.
If you’re unable to make it out to The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, this Thursday to see The Decemberists live after their recent four-year hiatus—never fear. They’re also playing right in the heart of the city at Radio City Music Hall this Friday night. The band will be playing a mix of popular hits from the past decade, as well as new material from their latest album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.” The songs are described as more personal than their early work – in a wonderful way.
Global Citizen Festival
Sept. 26, 4-10 p.m.
Central Park Great Lawn, Between 79th and 85th streets
Good deeds are their own reward, but this weekend the powers that be are throwing in an exclusive celebrity concert. Tickets are available for donations and activism to fight poverty worldwide. Hosts include Stephen Colbert, Hugh Jackman and Kerry Washington, with music by Beyonce, Pearl Jam, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran.
Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Eighth Ave. from 14th-23rd sts.
Chelsea Eats promises to step up the city’s street fair game with a half-mile of food, entertainment and arts Sunday. The pop-up will feature performances from the Joyce Theater, Music Underground New York and Mad Libs LIVE! Venues along the route will also be participating with outside food and beer gardens.
Strut Your Mutt
Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hudson River Park’s Pier 26, West St. at N. Moore St.
You can still register for this weekend’s Strut Your Mutt, a fundraising event for homeless dogs and cats hosted by “Girls” actress Zosia Mamet. Walk with your pup to contribute funds or just enjoy the gathering of happy humans and their four-legged friends at a festival on Pier 26 including pet portraits, doggie yoga, pet massage, music, giveaways and more.
Sept. 27, noon-6 p.m.
Atlantic Avenue, between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn’s largest street fair takes place this Sunday across four neighborhoods along Atlantic Avenue, with more than 500 vendors of crafts, wares, food and drink, in addition to 10 stages for music, dance and live performances.
Sept. 29, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall, 89 E. 42nd St.
Beautiful though it may be, Grand Central Terminal is not associated with peace of mind. But you can be at one with yourself at the station’s Vanderbilt Hall on Tuesday at this pop-up expo, with 12 booths of yoga products and services from participants like Athleta, Viva Coco, Juice Press and MAC. Or take the ultimate challenge and try to find your zen at one of six free yoga classes.
‘What Are You Afraid Of?’
Sept. 30, 8 p.m.
Over the Eight, 594 Union Ave., Brooklyn
Everyone is afraid of something, and those phobias can be anything from the understandable (flight, spiders, Donald Trump) to the irrational (clowns, dolls, parties). This is your chance to commiserate with some famous people who get candid about what raises their heart rate.
Taste Normandy’s Terroir Pop-Up
Sept. 30, noon-6 p.m.
The Cheeses of Europe, 26 W. 39 th St.
A free cheese tasting party featuring the flavors of Normandy sounds like it would trump just about anything else you have to do during your lunch hour on a typical Wednesday. And you’ll have that opportunity if you can get to The Cheeses of Europe in Midtown next week between noon and 6 p.m. Featured French cheeses will include Camembert, Livarot, Pont L’Eveque and Neufchatel. Experts will be on hand to explain the differences — and, most importantly, they’ll be selling your favorites at half-price.