Fall is here. But before you break out the pumpkin spice in this record heat, keep pretending it’s summer with these fun events this week in New York.
Le District knows a thing or two about cheese—it carries more than 100 distinct cheeses from all over the world—and now the food hall wants to share its knowledge with you. At Cheese 101, Le District’s Stephanie Nino will teach you about a variety of cheese classifications so you’ll be better equipped to make a tasty macaroni and cheese dish or host a memorable wine and cheese pairing night with your friends. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Get tickets here. Le District, 225 Liberty St., New York.
Do you think you know everything about food and cocktails? Then head to the Museum of Food and Drink to test your knowledge at trivia night. Your ticket includes three drink tickets, trivia, and light snacks. Winners will receive some tasty prizes, like a complimentary round of beer or wine from Pete’s Candy Store. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Get tickets here. MOFAD, 62 Bayard St., Brooklyn.
Don’t miss the largest sake-tasting festival in the U.S., taking place Wednesday at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. At The Joy of Sake New York, enjoy award-winning sakes from the U.S. National Sake Appraisal, plus sake-inspired appetizers to snack on while you sip. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Get tickets here. 125 West 18th St., New York.
Oysterfest is back for its third year in a row, and you’re invited. Join Time Out New York and Blue Point Brewing Company at Freehold in Brooklyn for unlimited oysters and Blue Point beer, plus additional light bites and music. 6-10:30 p.m. Get tickets here. 45 South 3rd St., Brooklyn.
Kick off fall with a drink in hand at Eataly’s fall edition of Drinkeasy, a late-night speakeasy-style event, where you can sip on fall-themed cocktails from Kelvin Slush Co. after Eataly closes to the public for the night. Email [email protected] to request the password (you can’t attend without it) and don’t forget to include your name and the number of spots you’d like to reserve. 11:55 p.m. to 2 a.m. Get more information here. 200 5th Ave., New York.
Coffee lovers, don’t miss your chance to attend the NYC Craft Coffee Festival, taking place today in Williamsburg. Head to Villian to sample your favorite caffeinated beverage from 20 curated roasters and coffee shops. Live music will keep the party going all day long. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (various sessions). Get tickets here. 307 Kent Ave., Brooklyn, NY