NYC Steampunk Social Calendar

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sun, Dec 1
  • Mon, Dec 2
  • Tue, Dec 3
  • Wed, Dec 4
  • Thu, Dec 5
  • Fri, Dec 6
  • Sat, Dec 7
  • Sun, Dec 8
  • Mon, Dec 9
  • Tue, Dec 10
  • Wed, Dec 11
  • Thu, Dec 12
    Unexplained and Unexplored: Searches for the Ark of the Covenant with historical maps and modern imaging techniques, free, RSVP required
    6:00 p.m.
    The Explorers Club, 46 East 70th Street, Manhattan
  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Sat, Dec 14
    Sketching in the Gallery
    draw inspiration from the masterpieces; supplies included, free with museum admission
    11:00 a.m
    Morgan Library, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan
    Victorian Holiday Party
    tree-trimming, caroling, a holiday photo booth, mulled cider, and Victorian costume contest with prizes, tickets: $8.00-$10.00
    12:00 p.m
    Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, Manhattan
    Living History: 19th-Century Travelers in New York
    Learn about the European tourists and what went into a 19th-century garment bag, free with museum admission
    12:00 p.m.
    New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street, Manhattan
    Dead Distillers Trolley Tour and Tasting
    tour the graves with whiskey connections, followed by tour and tasting at Kings County Distillery, 21+, tickets: $35.00-$40.00
    2:00 p.m.
    Green-wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Mon, Dec 16
    Secret Science Club
    marine biologist and explorer David Gruber, free, 21+
    8:00 p.m
    Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn
  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Thu, Dec 19
  • Fri, Dec 20
    Grand Victorian Christmas
    historically-accurate Victorian Christmas celebration, with music, caroling, parlor games, photos with Santa, historic drinks and treats, tickets: $25.00-$70.00
    8:00 p.m
    Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum, 421 East 61st Street, Manhattan
    Astronomy Live: Winter Solstice
    tour around the Sun and preview important astronomical and scientific happenings, tickets: $12.00-$15.00
    7:00 p.m
    Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, West 81st Street, Manhattan
  • Sat, Dec 21
    Living History: 18th-Century Winter Traditions
    historical interpreters demonstrate winter traditions in 18th-century America, free with museum admission
    12:00 p.m.
    New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street, Manhattan
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Mon, Dec 23
  • Tue, Dec 24
  • Wed, Dec 25
  • Thu, Dec 26
  • Fri, Dec 27
  • Sat, Dec 28
    Living History: Trades of the New Nation
    reenactors and historical interpreters demonstrate tradework of milliners, apothecaries, and bookbinders, free with museum admission
    12:00 p.m.
    New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street, Manhattan
  • Sun, Dec 29
    Museum of Interesting Things Secret Speakeasy
    photography theme, tickets: $10.00
    6:00 p.m
    The Loft, 177 Prince Street, 3rd Floor, Manhattan
  • Mon, Dec 30
  • Tue, Dec 31
    Inferno Steampunk Ball
    proceeds help to end child trafficking, tickets: $60.00-$80.00
    9:00 p.m
    Holy Apostles Gallery, 296 Ninth Avenue, Manhattan
  • Wed, Jan 1
  • Thu, Jan 2
  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Sat, Jan 4


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