Weekend Fun

Weekend Plans in NYC: December 6–8, 2019

Jingle all the way to Carroll Gardens.

Photo courtesy of Leyenda/Facebook

Play and sley all weekend long.

Theater

A group of teenage girls gathers in an abandoned tree house to summon the ghost of cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar: Call it Narcos meets Euphoria. Playwright Alexis Scheer and director Whitney White’s roller-coaster ride through edgy adolescent girlhood, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, has been extended to January by the producer, WP Theater. Through Sunday, January 5; 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street), Upper West Side

Photo courtesy of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord/Facebook
Eating + Drinking

Why settle for a honey-baked ham this holiday season when you can have pan de jamón instead? Settle down for a festive farm-to-table Navidad with Venezuelan chef Mercedes Golip inside Brooklyn’s cutest cookbook shop. Saturday, December 7; 7–9:30 p.m.; Archestratus Books & Foods, 160 Huron Street, Greenpoint

Photo by Patrick Dolande/Courtesy of Archestratus Books & Foods
Immersive Art

New York–based artist, writer, and curator Alan Michelson’s exhibition, “Wolf Nation,” spotlights the history and legacies of Native cultures through works of video, print, and augmented reality that mimic the indigenous people’s concepts of time and space. Through Sunday, January 12; Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street (between Tenth Avenue and Washington Street), Chelsea

Nightlife

Carroll Gardens’s charming cocteleria, Leyenda, turns up this season with its annual holiday pop-up, Sleyenda. All we want for Christmas is its special menu of festive cocktails that look just as good as they taste. (See for yourself!) Through Monday, December 30; 221 Smith Street, Carroll Gardens

Photo courtesy of Leyenda
Holiday Shopping

The city’s longest-running independent craft fair returns to Industry City, representing more than 150 women-owned companies that will help you fill those stockings with the best in handmade gifts. There will also be classes run by female artisans and creatives! Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8; 11 a.m–7 p.m.; 268 36th Street (Factory Floor), Sunset Park

Photo courtesy of Industry City

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