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Food-Friendly Events, October 4-11

Authors: EatingInTranslation

St. Nicholas Greek Festival
Thursday, October 4, 6:00-10:00; Friday, 6:00-midnight; Saturday, noon-midnight; Sunday, noon-10:00
Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, Queens
www.StNicholasFlushing.org
Free admission

Have Your (Batter) Cake and Eat It, Too
Friday, October 5, 2:00-4:00
Merchant's House Museum, 29 East 4th St. (Lafayette St.-Bowery), Manhattan
www.NYCGovParks.org/events/2012/10/05/have-your-batter-cake-eat-it-too-19thcentury-food-tasting
Free admission

Nigeria Independence Day Parade and Festival
Saturday, October 6, 11:00-???
The parade, which begins about 1:00, proceeds from 54th St. to 44th St. down Second Ave. and past the festival site on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th St., Manhattan
www.OANweb.org/nidc-2012
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2009/10/nigeria-independence-day-festival.html
Free admission

Korean Festival and Parade
Saturday, October 6, 11:00-4:00
The parade, scheduled for noon, proceeds from 38th St. to 27th St. down Sixth Ave. and past the festival site on 32nd St., Manhattan
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2009/10/korean-festival.html
Free admission

Czech Street Festival
Saturday, October 6, noon-5:00
73rd St. between First and Second Aves., Manhattan
http://New-York.CzechCentres.cz/program/event-details/czech-street-festival1
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2007/10/czech-independe.html
Free admission

Panamanian Pre-Independence Day Parade and Street Festival
Saturday, October 6, 11:00-5:00
The parade, which begins around noon, proceeds from from Bergen St. to President St. along Franklin Ave.; the festival is a block west, on Classon Ave. near President St., Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2008/10/panamanian-pre-independence-day-parade.html
Free admission

Dutch Delights at Lott House
Saturday, October 6, 11:00-3:00
Hendrick I. Lott House, 1940 East 36th St. (near Fillmore Ave.), Marine Park, Brooklyn
www.NYCGovParks.org/events/2012/10/06/dutch-delights
Free admission

Brooklyn Pour
Saturday, October 6, two sessions: 1:00-4:00, 6:00-9:00
Skylight One Hanson, One Hanson Pl. (at Flatbush Ave.), Fort Greene, Brooklyn
http://microapp.VillageVoice.com/brooklyn-pour/2012
Tickets: $45 per session; food available for purchase; ages 21 and over only

Foodways of the Past
Saturday, October 6, 10:00-4:00
Valentine-Varian House, 3266 Bainbridge Ave. (at East 208th St.), Bronx
www.NYCGovParks.org/events/2012/10/06/foodways-of-the-past-free-house-tours
Free admission

Harvest Fest at Stone Barns
Saturday, October 6, 10:00-3:00, rain or shine
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills, New York
www.StoneBarnsCenter.org/products/harvest-fest.html
Tickets: adults, $40; children ages 2 to 14, $20; proceeds support education programs for students and beginning farmers

Ukrainian Festival
Saturday, October 6, 11:30-7:00
Ukrainian American Center of New Jersey, 60 North Jefferson Rd., Whippany, New Jersey
www.UACCNJ.org/Events/2012/Festival/uaccnj%20festival%202012%20flyer.pdf
Free admission

Garlic and Harvest Festival
Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 10:00-5:00
Bethlehem Fairgrounds, entrance at 304 Route 61 (Main St. North), Bethlehem, Connecticut
www.GarlicFestCT.com
Admission: adults, $7; seniors, $6; children under 12, $1

Association of Indians in America Deepavali Festival
Sunday, October 7, noon-8:00
Vicinity of South Street Seaport, Manhattan
www.The AIANewYork.org/content/highlights-0
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2010/10/association-of-indians-in-america-deepavali-festival.html
Free admission

Serious Eats Pie and Wine Social
Sunday, October 7, 1:00-3:00
Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th St. (Driggs Ave.-Roebling St.), Williamsburg, Brooklyn
www.PieAndWine.eventbrite.com
Tickets: $49; a portion of proceeds benefits Edible Schoolyard

Indonesian food bazaar
Sunday, October 7, 10:00-4:00
Outside the Al-Hikmah Mosque, 48-01 31st Ave. (at 48th St.), Astoria, Queens
http://Chowhound.Chow.com/topics/844436
Previously: www.EatingInTranslation.com/2011/05/indonesian-food.html
Free admission

Queens County Farm Museum Apple Festival
Sunday, October 7, 11:00-4:00
Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, New York
www.QueensFarm.org/events.html
Free admission

Eating Our Emotions: The History of Food in Funeral Traditions
Sunday, October 7, 2:30-???
Queens Historical Society, Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37th Ave. (near Parsons Blvd.), Flushing, Queens
www.FourPoundsFlour.com/upcoming-events
Free with museum admission: adults, $3; seniors and students, $2

Richmond County Craft Beer Festival
Sunday, October 7, two sessions: noon-3:00, 4:00-7:00
Killmeyer's Old Bavaria Inn, 4254 Arthur Kill Rd. (at Sharrotts Rd.), Staten Island
www.RCCBF.com
Tickets: per session, $45; ages 21 and over only

Dushahra Festival
Sunday, October 7, 1:00-9:00; rain date October 14
Lake Pappaianni Park, Edison, New Jersey
www.Dushahra.com
Free admission

Pumpkin Pickin'
Sunday and Monday, October 7 and 8, noon-3:00
Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers, New York
www.MuscootFarm.org/calendar.htm
Free admission; proceeds from hayrides and pumpkin sales benefit Friends of Muscoot

Lopate and Locavores: Made in New York
Tuesday, October 9, 7:00-???
The Greene Space, 44 Charlton St. (at Varick St.), Manhattan
www.TheGreeneSpace.org/events/thegreenespace/2012/oct/09/lopate-locavores-made-new-york
Tickets: $17.50

Taste Our Local Harvest
Tuesday, October 9, 6:00-9:00
Westchester Country Club, 99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, New York
http://FoodBankForWestchester.isecuresites.com/product/Taste-Our-Local-Harvest
Tickets: $75; proceeds benefit the Food Bank for Westchester

Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony
Wednesday, October 10, 7:00-9:00
National Museum of the American Indian, Diker Pavilion, 1 Bowling Green (at Battery Pl.), Manhattan
www.FoodSovereigntyPrize.org
Free admission; online registration required

Apples Far and Near: From Prehistory to Modern Genome Projects
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30-???
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, 417 East 61st St. (First-York Aves.), Manhattan
www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/274324
Tickets: $40; reduced for CHNY and MVHM members

History of Pizza
Thursday, October 11, 5:30-???
67th St. Library, 327 East 67th St. (First-Second Aves.), Manhattan
www.NYPL.org/events/programs/2012/10/11/history-pizza
Free admission

Brooklyn Boozehounds
Thursday, October 11, 7:00-???
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. (at Clinton St.), Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn
http://etm.patrontechnology.com/o/BHS/p/o/BHS/p/run_module.php?__module__=3045
Tickets: $10; free for BHS members

Taste of Sheepshead Bay
Thursday, October 11, 7:00-???
Baron DeKalb Knights of Columbus, 3000 Emmons Ave. (at Nostrand Ave.), Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/278098
Tickets: $25 advance/$35 door

New York City Wine and Food Festival
Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, October 14, various times
Various locations
www.NYCWineAndFoodFestival.com
See website for details

Call for entries:Amateur Chili Cook-Off, October 14; The Mac-Off, October 21; Apple Pie Bake-Off, October 21

Ongoing:Hester Nights, Thursdays; Chelsea Triangle French Market, Fridays and Saturdays; Smorgasburg in Williamsburg, Saturdays; Smorgasburg in Dumbo, Sundays; Hester Street Fair, Saturdays (no fair October 6); Red Hook Food Vendors, Saturdays and Sundays; Fulton Stall Market, Saturdays and Sundays; Brooklyn Flea, Saturdays and Sundays; New Amsterdam Market, Sundays; Hudson Square Food Trucks, Tuesdays through Thursdays; UrbanSpace Meatpacking Market, daily; Mad. Sq. Eats, daily; New York Greenmarkets, various days; Community Markets, various days; Lunch Hour NYC, daily except Sunday

Classes: See the schedules of the Astor Center, The Brooklyn Kitchen, the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Haven's Kitchen, the Institute of Culinary Education, the International Culinary Center, the Japanese Culinary Center, Murray's Cheese, the 92nd St. Y, La Scuola di Eataly, and the Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center, and the roundup of classes on CourseHorse

Walking tours: Tag along with Big Onion, the Institute of Culinary Education, Jeffrey Tastes, Joe DiStefano, NoshWalks, NYC Discovery Walking Tours, Urban Oyster, and "Wildman" Steve Brill

Tickets on sale:The Future of Jewish Food, October 13; Roots of Soul Food, October 13; United Noshes: Congo, October 14; Brooklyn Bacon Takedown, October 14; Taste of Sunnyside, October 15; Edible Escape, October 17; NYC Food Film Festival, October 17-21; Eric Asimov: How to Love Wine, October 18; Brooklyn Brewery Oktoberfest, October 18 (free, RSVP required); An Evening in Good Taste, October 18; Das Best Oktoberfest, October 20; Immigrant Foodways Public Market Tour, October 20; Brooklyn Curry Experiment, October 21; The Mac-Off, October 21; Youth in Food Publishing Workshop, October 22; Spain's Great Match, October 24; Farm-to-Table Sauces, October 24; The Cookbook Book: Why Books and Benchmarks Matter, October 25; Brooklyn Bounty, October 25; Brooklyn Wort, October 27; Adapting to a Changing Climate: Managing Our Cities and Food Supply, October 29 (free, registration required); The Pearl Harbor Sandwich, November 8; International Great Beer Expo, November 10

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