Events In Queens: Dec. 1-7, 2017

SPOTLIGHT-WinterCon

WINTER CON (see below)

FRIDAY 12/1
Winter Con
This comic and sci-fi expo includes cast reunions of the original Blade Runner and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, plus actors from Game of Thrones, an art gallery, vendor room, costume contest, Star Wars garbage compactor, Star Trek captain’s chair and light saber fight. Winter Con runs through Dec. 3. Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica, http://bit.ly/2hZa0J7.

Fairy Tale
Flushing Town Hall will present music inspired by traditional Korean poems and songs and performed on traditional Korean instruments, such as the daegum, geomungo and haegum. 8 p.m. General admission is $16, while students pay $10. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2zJHyXn.

SATURDAY 12/2
Great Northeast Cheese Fest
This third annual event features great regional creameries and some of New York City’s best chefs, including Hugue Dufour, of Long Island City’s M. Wells Steakhouse, who will make a fondue parmigiana with Cabot clothbound cheddar. Fifth Hammer Brewing Company will pour craft beers. $60, 6 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2Ag1u0G.

Happy Henson Holidays
The Museum of the Moving Image will screen holiday-themed Jim Henson programs, including classic adaptations, TV specials, 25th anniversary screenings and a 40th anniversary screening. Schedule: John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together at 1 p.m. on Dec. 2 and 3 and 11 a.m. on Dec. 10; A Muppet Family Christmas at 1 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 10; The Muppet Christmas Carol at 1 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 17; Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas at 1 p.m. on Dec. 23; Christmas Eve on Sesame Street at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24; Bear in the Big Blue House at 1 p.m. on Dec. 30; and The Christmas Toy at 1 p.m. on Dec. 31. $15. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, http://bit.ly/2n9E5eJ.

The Wonders Of Woodside
A Noshwalk stroll with cuisine from Mexico, Colombia, Korea, Ireland, El Salvador, Bolivia, Bhutan and Philippines. Tickets are $57, which includes tastes, but not personal beverages, or $20 for children, ages 6 to 12. The event is free for children under age 6. 1 p.m. Meet at the triangular park at 52nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue, http://bit.ly/2k2a7YL.

Wreath-Making Workshops
Learn how to make an evergreen wreath. No experience necessary. Sessions on Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $25. Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Glen Oaks, http://bit.ly/2AID1B0.

It Can Happen Here
Sunnyside artist Judith Sloan works on a theatrical performance developed from stories of anguish and defiance in the face of xenophobia and repression. This is a work in progress and the audience can participate. 3 p.m., York College Fine Arts Gallery, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, http://bit.ly/2zJIedQ.

Hands-On History: Pomanders
Make clove-studded citrus items that were used as decoration during winter for hundreds of years. Free, 1 p.m., King Manor, King Park, vicinity of 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, http://bit.ly/2ibeBMp.

SUNDAY 12/3
“Sleeping Beauty”
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia offers a lavish version of a classic Grimm Brothers fairytale. Fifty dancers tell the story of a handsome young prince who toils to free a beautiful maiden from an evil spell. Admission is $23 to $42. 2 p.m. Queens College’s Colden Auditorium, vicinity of Reeves Avenue and Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, http://bit.ly/2ib0cja.

Christmas In The Garden
Get into the spirit with Rough Dozen Acapella Music, blowout sales, photos with Santa, a wreath-making workshop, holiday crafts and a tree-lighting with carols. Free with some activity fees. Noon. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2AegNad.

“From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler”
ArtsPower’s musical follows Claudia Kincaid and her brother up the stone steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and into a captivating adventure. $14, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. S., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, http://bit.ly/2zIXjO7.

A New York Christmas
Tour guide Sibyl McCormac Groff, also known as The Spirited New Yorker, lectures on the history of Christmas, New York City observances and other seasonal items. Admission is $5 or $3 for seniors and students. 2:30 p.m. Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2n8OOpz.

Interfaith Breakfast And Discussion
Food, open mic for poetry and songs and a presentation on domestic violence by Naheed Samadi Bahram from Women for Afghan Women. 8:30 a.m. Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2AcGsT3.

Sunday Service: Camilo Godoy Presents
Artists from various disciplines explore ideas of “difference.” Free, 7 p.m. Knockdown Center, 52-10 Flushing Ave., Maspeth, http://bit.ly/2hx6s4t.

Elizabeth Korn: Her American Half Life
A reception and talk with curator Larry Qualls on the new exhibit on Korn (1900-1979), an illustrator, visual artist and educator who left Germany for the United States in 1939. 2 p.m. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2lfRJIs.

Forest Hills Speakeasy
The Gavroche Jazz Band performs and attendees are encouraged to wear flapper dresses and other 1920s designs. Admission is $50, which includes food, beverages and a wine glass keepsake. 4 p.m. The Church-in-the-Gardens, 15 Borage Pl., Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/2zuB6D1.

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