Brews, Book Clubs And Reel Culture Coming This February

Shadows film by John Cassavetes (1959)
Shadows film by John Cassavetes (1959)

The shortest month of the year is packed with Downtown events for every age. Skim our list for what’s happening below Chambers Street in February:

NYC Must-See Week (January 21-February 9)
NYC & Company’s annual 2-for-1 ticket winter special features Fraunces Tavern, One World Observatory, 9/11 Tribute Museum and more.

Chinese New Year Family Festival (February 2)
Kick off the Year of the Rat with a family-friendly afternoon of lion dances, interactive storytelling, music/art workshops hosted by the China Institute.

American Mystery Classics Book Club (February 3)
The Mysterious Bookshop book club — NYC’s only bookstore dedicated to mystery and thriller book genres — will discuss Craig Rice’s quirky title, “Home Sweet Homicide.”

Exploring the African Burial Ground Memorial (February 4)
In celebration of Black History Month, guest speaker T. Rasul Murray will present an overview of Lower Manhattan’s sacred burial ground, which honors African Americans and informs visitors of their hardships and significance in America.

Best Brews: The Subway Series (February 5-13)
Brookfield Place’s Winter Garden transforms into a biergarten oasis wherein post-work revelers sample offerings from local breweries and vote on their top sips.

Friday Night Art House Classics: “Shadows” (February 7)
Battery Park City’s gritty cult film series features John Cassavetes’s award-winning film “Shadows” (1959).

Dock to Dish Dinner (February 12)
Temple Court’s going the extra mile in creating the freshest four-course, beverage-paired dinner menu around that morning’s fresh catch. Reservations are required to secure your seat.

George Washington’s Birthday Open House (February 15)
Enjoy $1 access to Fraunces Tavern Museum all holiday weekend long to celebrate ol’ Washdog’s bday!

Formaggio & Vino: A Cheese and Wine Tasting with Eataly’s Experts (February 18)
Toast one of the best culinary BFFs since bread met butter at Eataly Downtown’s delicious, decadent, blissful cheese-and-wine pairing event.

Slow Wine Tour 2020 (February 24)
Now in its third year hosted by Eataly Downtown, the U.S. Slow Wine Tour gives exclusive access to a walk-and-snack wine tasting featuring more than 100 Italian wines.

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