QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens

Courtesy of Queens Theatre

Enjoy these holiday-themed events around the borough this weekend.

Friday, Dec. 16

Cucala Holiday Party  (Cucala Dance Company)

Happy Holidays! Cucala Dance Company is hosting their first annual Holiday Party! There will be an open bar, finger foods, performances, and music of ALL genres! Come party and celebrate dance, community, and the Holiday season! 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. 47-10 32nd Place. Admission: $30 

Santa Is Coming to a Boost Mobile near you!

Santa is Coming to Town! Bring the family, take a pic with Santa, and receive a free toy while supplies last! There will be gifts, special promotions and free tablets and phones for those who qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program. Don’t miss having your children take a picture with Santa. 2 – 6 p.m. 148-02 Jamaica Ave #105

Saturday, Dec. 17

Kwanzaa STEAM Workshop: Masking Tape Sculptures (Lewis Latimer House Museum)

Habari gani? Kwanzaa! Join another year of masking tape sculptures celebrating Kwanzaa with teaching artist Gregory Valentine. This year they will create crafts to represent this seven-day holiday in a special way! Kwanzaa honors African African-American culture by intertwining Swahili, symbolic colors, imagery & tradition. Join all the fun! 34-41 137th Street. 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

Christmas Celebration 

Purchase your tickets for you and your family to meet Santa and enjoy fun family holiday games! Bring your entire family, it’s only $20 per child and adults are free. Professional Photo with Santa available! Hot Chocolate and other refreshments/snacks will be available as well. See you there. 120 Beach 19th St. 1 – 6 p.m. 

Sunday, Dec. 18 

Sunnyside Ballet Studio The Nutcracker ~ A Magical Night 2022 (Queens Theatre)

Enjoy the holiday party at The Stahlbaum with Clara and Fritz and then, they will take you to the Magical Land of Sweets, traveling through a beautiful Snow forest. Over 150 performers from Sunnyside Ballet Studio will be on stage to meet you! All ticket sales are final. We look forward to seeing you! 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. at 14 United Nations Avenue South

Astoria Holiday Market (Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden)

Swing by Bohemian Hall’s main hall to snag that perfect handmade gift for your loved ones. There will be a whole house of fantastic vendors, where you’ll find art, jewelry, toys, chocolates, body care, handbags, clothing, stationery, scarves and hats, pottery, and more! 29-19 24th Ave. 12 – 6 p.m. 

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