Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Astorian Weekend Edition 10.01.09

It's official, fall is here! Bundle up and check out some of the great events happening around town this weekend. On Sunday, head over to Autumn Fest. This locally produced event features handmade artists and designers selling things like house wares, stationery, accessories, body & beauty products, vintage items, handbags, candles, and decor! 32-33 31st street between Broadway and 34th avenue in Astoria, 11am-5pm.

Also on Sunday, check out the EAF09 Panel at Socrates Sculpture Park where the SS staff and artists will be on hand to discuss the EAF09 exhibition. Call 718. 956.1819 x 14 to register.

Also don’t miss the NY Art Book Fair- this amazing event hosts over 200 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, and independent artist/publishers presenting a diverse range of the best in contemporary art publications. Opening benefit and book preview is on Thursday, October 1st and continues throughout this weekend. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave.

Need to do some retail therapy? Head over to KrisTees and check out all the lovely new fall clothes just in or to Loveday 31 to see the collection of new fall boots, sequined tops and of course the fabulous end of summer sale on dresses & tops and all shoes are 20% off!

In need of a cocktail? Try charming Rest-Au-Rant and try one of their delicious St. Germain based cocktails or nibble on one of their many cheese plates, all reasonably priced.

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