Eat Drink Local Week
September 27 to October 4 The Edible magazines and their partner restaurants, including many of New York's finest, are sponsoring a week of meals that celebrate the bounty of our local Greenmarkets. A portion of proceeds will go to the Youth Education Project, a program of the Council on the Environment of New York City, to help city kids learn to eat well. Prices vary. Locations vary; event website
Oysters at Jimmy's No. 43
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. As part of Eat Drink Local Week and their weekly oyster celebration, Jimmy's No. 43 will be serving Mystic oysters tonight. For each oyster sold, 25 cents goes to the Peconic Land Trust. $5 for 3 oysters. Jimmy's No. 43, 43 East 7th Street; website
Harvest Fest at the Stone Barns Center
Saturday, October 3, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. While a trip to Stone Barns usually involves a four-figure meal at Blue Hill. But once a year, this agriculture center in Pocantico Hills throws a family-friendly fall celebration, with a pie bake-off, hayrides, and a market with participants such as Balthazar Bakery and Red Jacket Orchards. $30/adults, $20/ ages 6-14, $10/ under 6. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY; event website
Manhattan Cocktail Classic: The Preview
Saturday, October 3 to Sunday, October 5 While the main event won't be until May, the October fall preview of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic has plenty to offer—seminars with Sasha Petraske and Julie Reiner; chats with bartenders from Death and Co., Employees Only, and PDT; and the "Sunday Night Spectacular," a formal event at the New York Public Library's Astor Hall. Ticket prices vary. Various locations; event website
Meet & Eat: Lesley Townsend, Manhattan Cocktail Classic
Street fairs in Brooklyn, Pickle Day, and more—after the jump.
Sunday, October 3, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The thirty-fifth annual Atlantic Antic brings music, pony rides, street vendors, and much, much more to this long stretch of Boerum Hill. To eat? Everything from jerk chicken to fried Twinkies. Atlantic Avenue, between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue; event website
Sunday, October 4th, 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Down on the Lower East Side, get your pucker face on with more samples of free pickles than you could ever imagine. Participants include everyone from the classics (Guss's Pickles) to the new classics (Rick's Picks) to the newbies (Brooklyn Brine) to the not-quite-pickles (Roni-Sue's Chocolates, Saxelby Cheese.) Broome Street between Essex and Ludlow; event website
The Big Apple Bog
Tuesday, October 6 to Thursday, October 8, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Not too many cranberry bogs show up in Manhattan, but Ocean Spray will bring more than 2,000 pounds of berries to Rockefeller Center for a three-day exhibition. 30 Rockefeller Plaza
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