With all of its incredible events and attractions this winter, New York is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, and this January antiques fans anticipate the 57th Annual Winter Antiques Show. If you love antiques, this is the event for you with its displays of hundreds of relics and art deco items from days gone by. You will not only have an opportunity to see rare antiques, but you can also sit in on various lectures about antiques during this event. The Winter Antiques Show will take place January 21-30 at the Park Avenue Armory. To fully experience the event, attend the Opening Night Party at the same location on January 20 at 5 p.m.
For those who enjoy television, be sure to take the NBC Studio Tour while you are in the Big Apple. During this tour, you can observe what happens behind the scenes during a live broadcast of the Today Show. You can also visit the sets of some of your most beloved NBC shows, like Saturday Night Live and Dateline NBC. The tour lasts a little over an hour, and families should be aware that children under the age of six are not permitted.
If you are a fan of folk music or literature, you will be delighted by the Edgar Allen Poe Greenwich Village Walking Tour, which will take you by sites made famous by literary figures and musicians like Edgar Allen Poe, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan and the Velvet Underground. On this tour, you will visit important landmarks like Washington Square Park and Arch, Stonewall Inn, and the Home of Edgar Allen Poe. This two hour walking tour is something that any music and literature fan will love!