10 things to do this weekend in NYC

Head to Union Square’s Urbanspace Holiday Market this Sunday for a day of doggy-themed fun. (Courtesy Union Square Partnership)

Weekend warriors, we’ve got your back.

There are plenty of reasons to get out of the apartment so you don’t have to realize your fear of missing out. Here are our picks for things to do in New York City this weekend.


Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco is open for the Winter at City Point in Brooklyn. (Courtesy Dreamland Roller Disco)

Visualize NYC by the numbers at MCNY

A new multimedia exhibit on the importance of the census will opens at the Museum of the City of New York on Friday called “Who We Are: Visualizing NYC By The Numbers.” The exhibit is filled with old maps, documents, info graphics and photographs relating to the census in order to help viewers decipher the importance the population count, including a reproduction of a page from the 1790 U.S. Federal Census for New York where Aaron Burr’s name and family information were taken down. Find out more here. ($20 includes admission to the museum; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 1220 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; mcny.org/exhibition/who-we-are)

Step into a ‘SuperDisco’ at Avant Gardner

Wear your wildest outfit to Avant Gardner, which is throwing a “heart-pumping” disco with the sounds of Baby Prince, Midnight Magic (DJ Set), and Till Von Sein. (Free with RSVP; 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.; 140 Stewart Ave., Brooklyn; eventbrite.com)

Celebrate ‘Friendsgiving’ for a good cause

Williamsburg’s brewpub Randolph Beer is giving 20 percent off all beer from its self-serve Beer ATM all day and $1 buffalo and Korean hot wings and house pints from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday to Sunday. 100% of the proceeds will go to Bank for New York City. (104 South Fourth St., Brooklyn; randolphbeer.com)

Channel Beyoncé at this roller disco

Dreamland Roller Rink at City Point is throwing a Beyoncé -themed disco night on Friday, where skaters can glide around the 10,000-square-foot rink as Queen Bey’s music pumps. Dress up in your best skating outfit and hit the floor. ($18 with skate rental; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.; City Point, 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn; eventbrite.com)


Pop into Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery’s pop-up

For one day, the Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery is hosting a pop-up show with Lady K-Fever’s DSNY recycling Art Truck onsite and the official launch of the “I love Graffiti” Clothing Series: NYC Graffiti Kings and Graffiti Herstory.” Each series features design collaborations with legendary graffiti writers and Hip-Hop artists, including limited-edition shirts, hoodies, tote bags, mugs and accessories, as well as spray painted canvas artworks, hand-crafted bags, jewelry and more. (Free entry; noon to 8 p.m.; Scrapyard NYC, 300 West Broadway, Bronx; ediblebronx.ediblecommunities.com)

Head to the Sugar Chalet at Bryant Park

Popsugar is building a holiday hideaway at the Overlook at Winter Village at Bryant Park that will have seasonal sweets, a wellness retreat, makeovers, shopping, yoga and more on Saturday only. (Free; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; West 40th Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Manhattan; popsugar.com/sugarchalet)

Check out Angel Olsen’s Spotify pop-up

Angel Olsen and Spotify are celebrating Olsen’s new album with an “immersive audio journey” called “Behind All Mirrors.” The pop-up takes visitors through a guided tour inside a labyrinth of “otherworldly” spaces and sounds. (Free; 3:30 to 8 p.m.; Villain, 307 Kent Ave., Brooklyn; behindallmirrors.splashthat.com)

Watch ‘Medium Cool’ with John Sayles

Academy at Metrograph is presenting a special screening of “Medium Cool,” a film starring the late Robert Forster, who plays as a a television news camera operator who, shooting in Chicago during the summer of the Democratic National Convention, experiences a political epiphany. The film will be introduced by John Sayles, who directed “Matewan” and “Lone Star.” ($15 ; 2:30 p.m.; 7 Ludlow St., Manhattan; metrograph.com)


Indulge at the Brooklyn Chocolate Fest

Sample all kinds of chocolate from vendors, including pudding shots, spicy hot chocolate, chocolate stuffed wontons, vegan truffles and much more at the Brooklyn Chocolate Festival. The Mesi Chefs, a cooking comedy show, will also perform for this family-friendly event. ($10; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Aviator Sports & Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn; eventbrite.com)

Celebrate the ‘Pawlidays’ with your doggo

The Urbanspace Holiday Market is hosting a night called “Happy Pawlidays,” where customers can shop with their dogs, take professional holiday portraits with them, meet rescue dogs with Social Tees, relax with New York Therapy Animals, and enjoy a performance by The Jingle Belles. There will also be special giveaways for both pets and their humans. (Free entry; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Union Square, Manhattan; urbanspacenyc.com)

Take your doggo to Union Square on Sunday for a professional photo of you both. (Courtesy Union Square Partnership)