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This week’s Untapped events will be sure to get you ready for Thanksgiving. Besides the Macy’s Day Parade, we’ve got a Seinfeld Thanksgiving trivia, a Thanksgiving cheese event and ways that you can provide Thanksgiving feasts for New York City families in need.
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Monday, November 23rd
“My father was a stern man. He forbade us to participate in any activities that he thought were associated with the common man. The Thanksgiving Day Parade was first on the list.” If you’re a Seinfeld fan, show off your knowledge at Slattery’s Midtown pub for their “Seinfeld Thanksgiving Trivia.” You can prepare for the event by studying this list of Seinfeld film locations.
The Fraunces Tavern Museum is hosting a dinner honoring those involved with achieving American Independence. The British Army evacuated America on November 25, 1783, thus the event is appropriately called, Evacuation Day Dinner. It will be hosted by The Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York.
Tuesday, November 24th
Give back this Thanksgiving by joining Feeding NYC on Tuesday as they prepare holiday feasts for over 35,000 New York City families in need. Figure out how to volunteer or donate here.
Check out the city’s holiday markets, from the Brooklyn Pop-Up Holiday Market in Bushwick, Long Island City Flea & Food Holiday Market, and the famous holiday markets at Union Square, Bryant Park and Columbus Circle.
Wednesday, November 25th
If you love cheese as much as we do, you will not want to miss Murray’s Cheese’s Cheese 101: Thanksgiving Edition! in the West Village. Concluding the end of their cheese courses, the Turkey Day festival guides you through seven families of cheeses, accompanied with wine tastings and “plate of [their] favorite cheeses at peak perfection.”
Thursday, November 26th
Friday, November 27th
We all know Black Friday can be a deadly madhouse as people trample over one another for the best deals and savings. This Black Friday, skip the department stores and check out this list of Manhattan’s best consignment, thrift and vintage clothing stores to score a deal.
Saturday, November 28th
Take a stroll down GingerBread Lane at the New York Hall of Science. On Saturday, you can also watch GingerBread Genius Jon Lovitch construct one of his famous GingerBread houses from scrap, using homemade gingerbread and icing.
Sunday, November 29th
After exploring the Museum of the City of New York’s, Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks, you can create a personalized map of your borough and your favorite spots in the city during the museum’s special event, Mapping Me.