Artscape: Circus Oz: The Big Birthday Bash

Christmas cheer doesn’t have to end on the 25th. Extend the magic of the holidays with these still-festive events that you were most likely too busy shopping to see until now.

If you’re on the other side of the fence and have exhausted your holiday cheer, then check out our Holidaze collection of un-seasonal events that will help ease you out of 2012 to the New Year.


The Barber of Seville – Holiday Presentation

Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher’s production of "The Barber of Seville" is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can ...

A Christmas Story, The Musical

Though it closed December 30, 2012, "A Christmas Story, The Musical" is nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards for Best ...

A Civil War Christmas

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive) weaves a rich tapestry of a beleaguered and divided nation, ...

Angela Harriell’s Nutcracker: Rated R

"Nutcracker: Rated R" cracks open the heart of the classic children’s ballet to uncover drugs, sex, family secrets and all ...

The Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Glorious music in a perfect setting. The choir performs "O Magnum Mysterium: O Great Mystery"; settings of the "O Magnum ...

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

The museum continues a longstanding holiday tradition with the presentation of its Christmas tree, a favorite of New Yorkers and ...

Hot Cider Walking Tour

Meet at Eldridge Street for hot cider and then eat your way through Lower East Side history on this delicious ...

Circus Oz Holiday Show

Starring jaunty jugglers, astounding acrobats, teasing trapeze artists and sassy ringleaders who manage the whole irreverent mob, this all new, ...

Currier & Ives and Other Winter Tales

New York printmakers Currier & Ives’ iconic winter scenes of skaters in Central Park, along with bucolic scenes of snow-covered ...

Elf

"Elf" is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is ...

Grand Central Holiday Train Show

In a brand new layout built by Lionel, model Metro-North and New York Central trains depart from a miniature Grand ...

Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection

This holiday season, the New-York Historical Society will exhibit selections from the Jerni Collection, the largest and most comprehensive collection ...

Holiday Train Show

From November 19-January 16, the holiday model trains zip over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of ...

Ice Skating at Bryant Park

The ice skating season is even longer this season at Bryant Park, where the free rink Citi Pond forms the ...

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition "WWII & NYC," New-York Historical Society’s inaugural film series will show a broad scope ...

The Original ‘A Christmas Story’ by Charles Dickens

Every holiday season, the Morgan displays Charles Dickens's original manuscript of "A Christmas Carol" in Pierpont Morgan's historic library.

Kwanzaa 2012: First Fruits of the Harvest

Join the museum’s 34th annual Kwanzaa celebration to experience the rich traditions of Kwanzaa and honor the holiday’s seven guiding ...

Kwanzaa at The Apollo

The Apollo celebrates Kwanzaa with the renowned and energetic New York-based dance company, Abdel Salam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.

Origami Holiday Tree 2012

The theme of this year’s 13-foot tree is Museum Collections, with ornaments inspired items by permanent halls, current exhibitions, and ...

Radio City Christmas Spectacular, with the Rockettes

The famous Rockettes kick off the holiday season in this 85th anniversary show. It features live music, dances, and a ...

Twelfth Night Festival

Early music for the season of Christmastide.