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By: Kristin Heise
We’re keeping our fingers crossed for another “mild” winter (so far, so chill). As we await spring’s imminent thaw, here are our top March events—from fashion forward pop-ups to pop-culture screenings—happening around Lower Manhattan. Bookmark Downtown NYC’s official Events calendar to stay on top of new additions throughout next month.
Brunch Becomes Her 2 Year Anniversary – Mar. 2 @ 1p
Fabulous femme fatale Blake Deadly celebrates the second anniversary of “Brunch Becomes Her,” a cabaret drag show hosted the first Saturday of each month at the Cowgirl Seahorse in the Seaport District. Blake will be joined by special guest Vinny Gaga, so arrive early to secure a good seat for their song, dance and comedy sets.
Jeff Lake Camp pop-up – Mar. 3 @ 3p
Summer camp takes over 6 River Terrace for a fun-filled afternoon with tie-dye, make your own s’mores, crafts, games and more! Free to attend and ideal for children ages 4-13.
ace&jig retail pop-up – Mar. 7-10 @ 10a Thurs.-Sat., 12p Sun.
Score the latest styles in sustainable fashion when ace&jig debuts its Spring 2019 collection at Brookfield Place. Designers Jenna Wilson and Cary Vaughan partner with textile artisans in India to create their signature, striped style using only hand-dyed, woven fabrics.
Salon Songbook: Baby, Dream your Dream – Mar. 9 @ 7:30p, tickets start at $29
Just in time for National Women’s History Month: Schimmel Center pays homage to timeless showtunes and song classics by the theatre industry’s female pioneers. This musical event will be hosted by Deborah Grace Winer and feature performers Jenn Gambatese, Kenita Miller, Linda Purl, and Margo Seibert, John Oddo and more!
Doctor Who: Logopolis screening – Mar. 13 @ 7p, tickets are $12.50
Grab your top companion(s) and set your TARDIS’ coordinates to the Regal Battery Park 11 movie theater for a one-day screening of Tom Baker’s “Logopolis” adventure and new interview with stars Tom Baker, Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton.
St. Patrick’s Day Booze Cruise – Mar. 16 @ 9:30p, tickets start at $20
Listen up: if you want to dance like no one’s watching, keep your hearing intact AND have a lucky beer, this is the ride around Manhattan that you deserve. Party revelers will receive Quiet Events headphones to tune into the three live DJs spinning all evening. The boat leaves promptly at 10:30p from Pier 15, so don your best shade of green and get out to sea.
St Patrick’s Day on Stone Street – Mar. 17 @ 12p
Good vibes runneth over when the restaurants and bars of Stone Street kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a block party brunch. Dress to eat and drink (responsibly) outside and cheer with fellow revelers at this historic destination.