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Fall Forest Weekend

fall forest weekend

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2019

New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard
New York    + Google Map

Free with admission

Explore the magnificent fall colors of the Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City. Hear NYBG Composer-in Residence Angélica Negrón’s newly commissioned, site-specific work, an original series of interactive choral experiences and rich, layered soundscapes that give a voice to the surrounding trees. (1 & 3 pm). Also meet inhabitants including live mammals, reptiles, and birds (12 & 2 pm), watch woodcrafting and more autumnal activities. Head to the Children’s Adventure Garden to see the enormous tree cookies of a giant sequoia and a white oak, participate in other hands-on fun, and take indoor breaks with themed books and toys.

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

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