Enjoy Fall Events On The High Line

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Even though it’s officially fall, there is still time to enjoy the outdoors!  Don’t miss the chance to explore the High Line before it’s too late. Here are some activities taking place on the High line during the fall season:

Public Tours:

When: Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm, and Saturday at 10 am between May 4th and September 29th.

Location: On the High Line at the Gansevoort Street entrance

If you are interested in learning more about the history of the High line, this tour is perfect for you. Every Tuesday tours will be given by trained volunteers covering the parks history, design and landscape. The tours are 75 minutes long and it is recommended that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior.

Garden Tours:

When: Thursday October 8th 2015 from 9:00 am-10:00am

Location: Provided through the High Line’s RSVP list, which is listed on the website.

Come admire the beautiful flowers that have been cultivated on the High Line. You will learn all about the High Line’s various perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees.

Art High Line Tour:

When: Monday September 28th 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Gansevoort Street entrance of the High Line.

If you are interested in art, you don’t want to miss this tour. From sculptures to murals the High Line is packed with exceptional art. Melanie Krauss, who is the High Line curatorial fellow, will be conducting the tour. There is an RSVP for this event which can be found on their website.

Stargazing:

When: Tuesday from May to October 27th beginning at dusk to 11:00 pm.

Location: 14th street entrance of the High Line.

Dinner dates are overrated. Change it up a bit and admire the stars with your special someone. Telescopes will be provided by the Amateur Astronomers Association and this event is free and open to all ages. There will also be a very special event on September 27th, which is the Super moon solar eclipse! On this day, the Earth will pass between the sun and the moon for two hours. From Earth, the moon will look slighter larger than it usually does. There will also be a cash bar on the Sundeck which will feature acoustic music.

Meditation:

When: Every Wednesday from June to September at 8:30-9:30 am

Location: 22nd Street seating steps, West 42nd street

Ditch the coffee one morning and wake up with meditation on the High Line which will be lead by the Integral Yoga Institute, and the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center.

Haunted High line:

When: Saturday October 24th from 11:00am-3:00pm

Location: West 14th street to West 17th street on the High Line

Halloween is just around the corner so get in the spirit with the High Line’s Haunted Halloween Event. This will be a free full day event that features family-oriented community events such as photo booths, face painting and a scavenger hunt.

Additional events taking place on the High Line can also be found here. 

-by Samantha Rice