Still looking for something to do this weekend?
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Screening
When: Saturday, November 23, 2pm
Where: Freddy’s, 627 5th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Street
What: We’ve got another Doctor Who Anniversary party happening in the hood! Watch the special with the gang at Freddy’s Saturday afternoon, and be sure to grab one of their “Sonic Screwdriver” drink specials.
How much: Free!
Cookbook Tasting Series With Melissa Vaughan
When: Saturday, November 23, 4pm to 5pm
Where: Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave, between 11th and 12th Street
What: You can’t get much better than a cookbook signing with tasty food! Melissa Vaughan, author of The New Brooklyn Cookbook will prepare dishes from the cookbook BALABOOSTA. Einat Admony, author and owner of the NYC restaurants Balaboosta, Taim, and Bar Bolonat, will also be on-hand to sign copies of her book.
How much: Free, but RSVP is requested. Email RSVP@POWERHOUSEon8th.com or visit the Powerhouse on 8th website.
When: Sunday, November 24, 7pm
Where: Barbes, 376 9th Street at 6th Avenue
What: End your epic weekend with a little music from Combat Jazz, who Barbes says “investigates the nexus between world music, garage rock and modal jazz, with an emphasis on improvisation.”
How much: A $10 (very strongly) suggested donation.
Mac And Cheese Showdown
When: Sunday, November 24, 4pm
Where: Mary’s Bar (708 5th Avenue at 22nd Street)
What: Mary’s continues their cook off Sundays this weekend with a mac and cheese showdown. The contest is free to enter. You bring in the food, the people will judge, and prizes will be awarded. Sunday’s mac and cheese champion will walk away with a $25 bar tab, second place receives a $15 bar tab, and third place gets to sip on a draft beer. The contest kicks off at 4pm. For more information, contact Mary’s Bar at 718-499-2175.
How much: Free!
Image via Chef Einat Admony