Where to taste sweet delis from France, buy cute French clothes or books, and meet French people in a fun environment ?
The Lycée Francais de New York is opening its doors to the public this week-end for its 2012 Fall Festival. Spread between Friday evening, November 9th and Saturday, November 10th, participants will enjoy various tastings of cocktails, high end chefs, a book fair, a vendors’ fair as well as many fun activities for children.
Friday Night: TASTING SOIRÉE: Friday, November 9th, 7pm - 10pm
This Tasting Soiree cocktail party (for adults only) gathers more than twenty top New York City restaurants and caterers including: Ajna Bar, Bar Italia, Canyon Road, Cuis’in, DBA Bareburger, Fleur d’Oranger, Le Gamin, Great Performances, Kayser, Lactalis Deli, La Grande Pomme, la Marina, Moulin à café, Orsay, Pernod Ricard, Pinkberry, Sushi Shop, Vegan divas, etc…
Adults only. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Ticket price includes food tasting and open bar.
FAMILY & SHOPPING DAY: Saturday, November 10th, 10am - 4pm
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping
Free admission and open to the public. Featuring more than 40 vendors selling a variety of items for every age and every taste including:
Jewelry, fashion accessories: Two B’s Accessories, Avenue Chic, Minh-thu Le Roy, Violette, Gabrielle Vallarino, Bonnie Jennifer, Diane Rihs, L’atelier, Sugar and Vine, Bridget Gem’s, Tru Tru Design, Nathalie Regnault Sann, Blu Aura by Monica & Saide LLC
Adult and children’s clothing: IL GUFO, MUNY DESIGN INC., Kidini, Alessandra Battistoni, Busayo, Untuckit
Food: Alain Milliat, Canele by Celine and Kusmi Tea, Le Palais Des Thes, Fleur D’Oranger, Simply Gourmand, Antonia Ressle, Macaron, Cuis’in
Books: William Hall/High Valley Books, Krystel Abimeri, Bayard Presse
Toys and children’s items: Raphaele Guerin, Patrick Martinez, Clafoutis, Little Pim
Beauty: Caudalie Spa
Movies: vente de tickets pour le Festival In French with English Subtitles
The Fall Festival vendor list wouldn’t be complete without the French Book Fair. This popular booth features new books for both adults and children including pictures books, atlases, novels, comic books, first readers, and many more. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the books go directly to the Lycée Français.
Finally, children will be entertained with a variety of activities and classes for kids of all ages including: music classes, basketball, dance, soccer, yoga, story time, djembe, Brazilian bracelet making and many more.
For more information on the Fall Festival, please contact: Marysella Castillo firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 439-3853