5 Hot Happenings

Charlotte DeFazio | October 17, 2016 | Feature Features National

Here are five can't-miss October events in NYC.
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1. TEFAF New York Fall Art Fair
The European Fine Art Foundation hosts more than 93 leading art dealers to exhibit antiquities from the early 20th century Oct. 21 to 26. The opening night reception will benefit The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Tickets from $75; opening night tickets from $300. Park Avenue Armory

2. Take Home a Nude
The annual art auction and party Oct. 24 celebrates the New York Academy of Art’s 25th anniversary, and this year honors art collector, film producer and Warhol superstar Jane Holzer. Cocktail tickets from $175; dinner tickets from $1,000. Sotheby’s

3. The Blood Ball
This Halloween-inspired fundraiser Oct. 27, themed “Dark Glamour,” benefits DKMS in the fight against blood cancer. Attendees will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and more. Tickets from 500. Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel

4. Hulaween
On Oct. 28, the New York Restoration Project hosts its annual star-studded masquerade ball with a Hawaiian twist in honor of the home state of its founder, Bette Midler. The NYRP marks its 20th year of enhancing the quality of life in NYC’s environment by revitalizing gardens and parks, planting trees and more. Tickets from $650. Waldorf Astoria

5. Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway
On Oct. 30, Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer star in Christopher Hampton’s play, based on Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in 18th century France. Tickets from $77. Booth Theatre


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