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Saturday, Dec. 21 (See map view)

Big Apple Circus is bigger, better, and back with a brand new show under the big top, at Lincoln Center for its 42nd season! Featuring thrilling new acts from around the world and more immersive than ever before, BAC42 is more than a show, it’s an experience you won’t ever forget! Why just watch, when you can join the circus! So step into the ring, your circus awaits!

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Join the world-famous Rockettes® and the entire cast (including Santa!) for the stunning sets, costumes and the kind of breathtaking stage effects that have earned Radio City Music Hall® the title "Showplace of the Nation." With perennial favorites like the show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the majestic “Living Nativity,” this is the holiday treat your …

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Visitors are transported to a miniature wonderland as model trains zip through an enchanting display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods, acorns,and cinnamon sticks. New replicas of Central Park’s iconic architectural features include Belvedere Castle, the Dairy, the Old Bandstand, the Angel of the Waters sculpture atop the …

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for days and times

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Skate through the holidays having fun with the whole family at their pop-up ice skating rink! The pop-up ice skating rink is not real ice, but instead is made of synthetic material which is easier for young ones and first time skaters. Admission includes skates and a one hour skate session. Check website for theme nights.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Watch this classic holiday story that never gets old. As the clock chimes midnight, a brave young girl turns the tide in a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice, and a blizzard of ballerinas reveals a wonderful world of confection.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Come ice skating at the pop-up rink throughout the month to skate with characters like Mickey & Minnie, Mr. Freeze and more.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Mr. Dickens Tells A Christmas Carol recreates the famous performance tour by Charles Dickens in 1867 with his classic tale bringing the travails of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim to life. Taken from the original script, actor Mikel Von Brodbeck plays Charles Dickens and tells the well-loved tale as guests journey through the main floor of the beautifully decorated Lyndhurst mansion, meeting …

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, Check website for times

Shop local selections from small farms and artisan food makers. There’s something for everyone.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 8:30am–1pm

The delicious buffet breakfast includes a visit with Santa and his elf and photo opportunities with Frosty the Snowman, Stripes the Tiger, & Thirsty the Penguin. After breakfast take a carousel ride!

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 8:30–10am

No matter the weather outside, The Maritime Aquarium guarantees a snowy forecast inside every day in December, thanks to a special snow machine that produces a fun flurry on the hour every day.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10am–4pm

Kids can step inside the colorful world of Trolls in this interactive exhibit in New York City. Pick out your favorite Troll hairdo, then head out on a scavenger hunt to get ready for Poppy’s Best Day Ever party. Step inside the confetti Caterbus, climb around Critter Creek, and don 3D Glitter Goggles to let loose at the big event.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10am–6pm

Children of all ages can explore the wonders of science and nature in our outdoor 12-acre garden. Climb the boulders and view the landscape below from your high perch, dash through Beth’s Maze, and check out the cattails and lily pads at Habitat Hub.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10am–5:30pm

Use flower petals and other natural materials to create celestial scenes that capture light on the longest night of the year. Celebrate the balance of night and day by coming together to tell stories and create poetry to welcome winter and invite dormancy, rest and snowy nights. Create a three-dimensional light catcher infused with your own found poetry.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10am–1pm

Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti and pet cat, Tinsel Kitty, on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountaintop nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun, but also learns the value of friendship.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:30am

Get a head start on reading! Learn a new nursery rhyme by singing, watching and pointing, then do a craft. Rhymes focus on a specific letter and sound and can be practiced at home!

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 11am

Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 11am–3pm

Lasdon Park’s annual Holiday on the Hill features holiday model display, decorated main house, meet and greet with Santa, holiday conservatory exhibit, fire pits and holiday music.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 11am–4pm

Join the community path for environmental education. This is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. Specially-trained “Trail Ninja” volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Topics vary each week.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 11:30am–12:15pm

Come to the Bruce and get hands-on with art. Art Adventures explore and create for themselves scenes of winter.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 1–3pm

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice celebrates the spirit of the holidays within the extraordinary acoustics of New York’s greatest Cathedral. This multi-media event features musicians, vocalists and the 25 dancers and drummers of the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre. A dazzling extravaganza of music and dance, the performances offer a contemporary take on ancient solstice rituals, when people …

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 2pm & 7:30pm

Acclaimed organist Kathryn Jones performs a Holiday recital on the 1830 Erben, among the nation’s oldest working pipe organs, accompanied by soprano. Arrive early, at 12:30pm, for a talk about the historical development of Christmas as a holiday in America.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 2pm

Nutcracker Dream is a beautiful interpretation of the beloved holiday classic. This show brings families and friends together around the essence of what the story represents, namely, the beautiful balance between Marie’s childhood playfulness and her coming of age in the midst of her own circle of family and friends.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 3pm & 7pm

Celebrate the longest night of the year at the Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center. The winter solstice has long been observed in many cultures around the world. The longest night of the year symbolizes winter, but also the returning of the light as the days begin to lengthen. Go on a scavenger hunt for the hidden Yule Log and then cheer on the lengthening days with a bonfire, snacks and …

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 3:30–5:30pm

Celebrate the holidays close to home! Westchester’s Winter Wonderland is a one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring the Santa Experience, unlimited skating on an outdoor ice rink, the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, your favorite holiday rides at FUNderland Village, great food and beverage options, and a bigger and brighter Lights of Wonder show!

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 4–10pm

This updated version of the classic story unveils the villain’s perspective, from her tragic childhood to her quest for revenge. So how did the story really go? Join all seven quirky dwarves, a tongue-tied prince, a sassy mirror, a dancing chicken, and of course Snow White, in a tale about beauty, friendship, and happily-ever-afters with a twist. Featuring actors ages 6 and older.

When: Saturday, Dec. 21, 7–9pm

Wednesday, Dec. 25 (See map view)

Visitors are transported to a miniature wonderland as model trains zip through an enchanting display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods, acorns,and cinnamon sticks. New replicas of Central Park’s iconic architectural features include Belvedere Castle, the Dairy, the Old Bandstand, the Angel of the Waters sculpture atop the …

When: Wednesday, Dec. 25, Check website for days and times

Join the world-famous Rockettes® and the entire cast (including Santa!) for the stunning sets, costumes and the kind of breathtaking stage effects that have earned Radio City Music Hall® the title "Showplace of the Nation." With perennial favorites like the show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the majestic “Living Nativity,” this is the holiday treat your …

When: Wednesday, Dec. 25, Check website for times

Watch this classic holiday story that never gets old. As the clock chimes midnight, a brave young girl turns the tide in a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice, and a blizzard of ballerinas reveals a wonderful world of confection.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 25, Check website for times

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