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Things to Do This October On The Upper West Side

September 25 2019

October is here! If you're planning a fall visit, make time for these five events held on the Upper West Side, all just a short walk or train ride away from Hotel Beacon.

Celebrate Bee & Honey Day at 77th Street Green Market

Oct. 6
The 77th Street Green Market is holding a live honeybee and honey extraction showcase on October 6 at 11am. Be sure to check out the rest of the market for fresh food, artisanal goods, and hot cider.

Visit the Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History

Oct. 12
The American Museum of Natural History's annual butterfly conservatory is back on October 12! Walk among thousands of butterflies of varying shapes, sizes, and colors as experts discuss their evolution, anatomy, and origin. Butterflies from three families, including sulphurs, swallowtails, and morphos.

Listen to the Red Room Orchestra Play Music from Horror Movies

Oct. 31
A live orchestra plays all your favorite scary-movie scores at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre on October 31. Dress up as your favorite on-screen villain and enjoy a cocktail for this night of freaky fun. See details.

Attend an Outdoor Yoga Class in Sheep Meadow

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Make your way to the Sheep Meadow in Central Park for an invigorating outdoor yoga class, suitable for all levels of practitioners. Class is held every Tuesday and Thursday through the end of October, and focuses on asana alignment, breathing techniques, and mindfulness. Namaste!

Marvel at Fall Foliage in Central Park

Don’t forget about the best part of fall — the foliage! Just because you’re in the city doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the leaves changing color. Check out our favorite spots for viewing here.

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