10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lincoln Center (65th Street & Broadway)
See and add to a a 40-foot-long scroll of NYC’s five boroughs inspired by China’s most renowned painting and created by city schoolkids. Also see live performances and an interactive mass dance with audience participation by the National Dance Institute and China’s Dancing into the Future program, a gallery exhibit of 150 award-winning children’s artworks from a national contest in China conducted by CAFA, live performances by members of the New York Philharmonic and its Very Young Composers program, a message from Lang Lang and a live performance by Lang Lang International Music Foundation’s Young Scholar Program, as well as a sugar painting demo, interactive arts and crafts, and so more. Free tickets to the New York Philharmonic Lunar New Year Concert on Feb. 20 will be given to 100 lucky draw visitors.
Eats & Treats: Pick up some decadent pastries or almost as delicious salads at Epicerie Boulud across Broadway at 64th Street and feast in the shady grove by the library, on the roof-top lawn, or sitting around the famous fountain. In the summer, enjoy creamy gelato at the L’Arte Del Gelato stand.
- 70% Off Big Apple Circus Tickets Monday, November 26–Thursday, December 20 All Day
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Tuesday, December 11 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Big Apple Circus Wednesday, December 12 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Wednesday, December 12 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Big Apple Circus Thursday, December 13 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Thursday, December 13 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Big Apple Circus Friday, December 14 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
- George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Friday, December 14 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Big Apple Circus Saturday, December 15 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
- New York City Ballet Children’s Workshops Saturday, December 15 12:45 pm–1:30 pm