By Stacey Leigh DiPillo - For Weekender

Heading to New York City? Here are 10 things to check out

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Enjoy a weekend in NYC.

There is so much for everyone this weekend, it’s going to be tough to squeeze in all your want to do. Choose from festivals, art, comedy, crafts, shopping and more.

The Annual NYC Beerathon: Just one week after the NYC marathon, why not honor the feat of strength with a feat of fun? Enjoy 26 bars and 26 beers on this annual event for beer athletes. The fun begins at noon on Saturday, Nov. 14, check out more info.

Savor the Bronx: Think Restaurant Week but for the Bronx. This week-long food celebration features cuisines ranging from Japanese to European to American. Pre-fixe lunch and dinner menus start at $17.

Cider Week NYC: Through Nov. 15, NYC will put the orchard in the glass for cider makers throughout the state. Cider lovers can expect tastings, dinners, classes and more.

NY Comedy Festival: Through Nov. 14, you can expect to see the best comedians take stages across NYC, bringing you laughs and more. Some already confirmed names include Sarah Silverman, Billy Crystal, Bill Maher, Judd Apatow and more.

Murder, Mayhem and Disasters Trolley Tour: Some of us can’t give up on the spooky, scary fright that comes along with Halloween quite yet. At 1 p.m., Nov. 14, you can head over to the Greenwood cemetery for a spooky, historic tour.

Live Art Exhibition and Wine Tasting: On Friday, Nov. 13, join other art lovers in experiencing the process of art being created right before your eyes. There will be drinks and snacks and more.

Renegade Craft Fair: Independent, hand-made, DIY crafts are showcased at this craft fair in Brooklyn. Jewelry, furniture, housewares, beauty products and more at the Metropolitan Pavilion, Saturday & Sunday.

BAM Next Wave Festival 2015: Starting back in September, this festival runs through November. Choose from cutting edge theatre, music and dance performances at the historical Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Comedy at the Knitting Factory: Sundays at the Kitting Factory are switching up from music to comedy. Created by Hannibal Buress and hosted by Will Miles, Clark Jones and Kenny DeForest, weekly guests rotate and do not disappoint.

The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park: I know what many of you are thinking- Halloween just ended! It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet! However, those holidays do creep up and if you end up getting your last minute gifts at the local Walgreens every year, you might want to check this out while you’re in town. Also, there’s ice-skating, food, drinks and more.

Stacey Leigh is a creative and an educator living in Brooklyn, New York. You can email her at [email protected]

By Stacey Leigh DiPillo

For Weekender

Enjoy a weekend in NYC. a weekend in NYC.

Stacey Leigh is a creative and an educator living in Brooklyn, New York. You can email her at [email protected]