16 Things To Do In New Haven


Taste New Haven! Don’t Miss Restaurant Week, 11/5 – 11/10
31 of downtown New Haven’s award-winning and internationally diverse restaurants are featuring $17 lunch and $34 dinner prix fixe menus. Participating restaurants will offer multi-course, prix fixe menus typically consisting of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Reservations recommended, so book your tables early! Eat all about it here: connecticutrestaurantweek.com


Denis Leary at College Street Music Hall! 11/13
Doors: 7 pm / Show: 8 pm, Tickets: $35.
  It’s time for someone to stand up and make us all smell the covfefe. Dr. Denis Leary is that guy. With WHY WE DON’T SUCK, Denis is on a devoted mission to #MakeAmericaLaughAgain. Get all the intel here: collegestreetmusichall.com


Some Sunday-Funday Family Time! Stories & Art  11/12, 1 pm Yale University Art Gallery  Stories of distant times and faraway lands that inspire children of all ages to view art in new ways. No registration required. Info here: artgallery.yale.edu/education


The Chosen: A Moving Family Drama, Long Wharf Theater 11/22 – 12/17  Adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Chaim Potok. Set against the backdrop of 1940s Brooklyn and the specter of war, Posner’s adaptation of Chaim Potok’s award-winning novel is a story of fathers and sons, tradition, modernity, and the difficult choices one must make to achieve understanding. Check it out: longwharf.org/chosen


Movies & Mimosas! Gone With The Wind on the Big Screen! 11/04 & 11/05, 11:30 am, Criterion Theater. Frankly, my dear, I do give a damn and can’t wait to see Margaret Mitchell’s best-selling novel and one of the most beloved movies of all times, told in nearly four hours’ worth of screen time. More info here: bowtiecinemas.com/movies


NYC Comedy Invades New Haven @ Anna Liffey’s
11/17, 7:30- 9:30 pm Tickets are $15 online, $20 at the door
Jordan Raybould presents the best monthly comedy show in New Haven featuring professional, touring comedians based out of NYC. Join us for a hilarious night in the showroom of Anna Liffey’s once a month! Go! Laugh! Get tickets here:  eventbrite.com/e/nyc-comedy


Celebrate Geronimo Tequila Bar and Southwest Grill’s 10-year anniversary, 11/8 at 5 pm   Festivities include food, drink specials, live entertainment, outdoor pig roast, a scorpion-themed corn hole game, a special visit by Cuco the donkey. 7:30 pm Tequila Toast with the Mayor of New Haven! Get info here: geronimobarandgrill.com/events     


SantaLand Diaries by David Sedaris at The Schubert
Performed by Ian Galligan as Crumpet, 11/24-11/26
Kick off your holiday season with this wickedly funny one-man-show by NPR humorist David Sedaris. For “mature elves” only (ages 14 & up). More info here: shubert.com/shows


Jazz Fans Night Out! Gerald Albright with special Guests Alex Bugnon and Marc Antione, 9/18, 8 pm, John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts $35
Two concerts in one with this double bill of talented artists! Gerald Albright is a skilled master musician and Grammy-nominated saxophonist. Alex Bugnon is an accomplished keyboardist along with the guitar style of Marc Antoine.  Check it out here: tickets.southernct.edu


Make Haven WoodBlock Printmaking Class,  9/9, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm,  $35 – $40 Learn the ancient art of WoodBlock printing. You will take home multiple prints, your block, and a resource guide with instructions and a shopping list so that you can continue to practice on your own. Find out more here: eventbrite.com/e/woodcut


The Sound of Music At The Shubert! 11/8-11/12 
One of the world’s most beloved musicals returns home to the legendary Shubert Stage where the original production made its World Premiere in 1959! Find out more here: shubert.com/shows-events


Wine On 9; Ninth Square Event – 11/3 5:45-9 pm
Meet up at Baobab Tree Studios, 71 Orange St., New Haven  The Town Green District and The Wine Thief present an evening to remember with Wine On9. Visit 9th Square merchants & restaurants and sample over a dozen wines selected with the holiday season in mind. Free parking! Raffle Prizes! Zero ticket fees! Click here for tickets: squadup.com/events/wine-on9


Knit New Haven Workshop, 11/5, 10 am-5 pm, $125 (includes lunch) Melissa Leapman, one of the knitting world’s most original, prolific, thoughtful designers will host an all-day, two-color double knitting intensive learning day focusing on the ins and outs of knitting reversible, two-color fabrics. Note: Early signup is essential – can’t promise there is still room! Check it out here: knitnewhaven.com/classes


Free Backstage Tour! Shubert Theatre, 11/4,  11-12 pm
The Shubert’s hour-long tours are the perfect activity for any theater or history enthusiast – you’ll be amazed by the incredible history of the legendary Shubert. Meet at the main lobby doors – no reservations required! Information at: www.shubert.com


Master Pie Making at Katalinas Bakery, 11/4, 3-5 pm, $125
Pies are the classic American dessert — learn to demystify the baking process with the art of homemade pie dough, plus a range of fillings; Apple, Pumpkin, Bourbon Pecan and Apple Blackberry Ginger. The class is limited to 10. The class is for adults, but teens over 14 are welcome. Get intel here: katalinasbakery.com


Get Down To Business – The Impact of Social Media On Business-To-Business Selling, 11/28 5:30pm-9pm University of New Haven
Learn how leading companies are changing their go-to-market strategies to win more business. Be introduced to new approaches that will challenge your thinking on the interaction between sales and marketing teams and the impact on sales and marketing budgets, and more. Info here: newhaven.edu/academics/centers