NY Working Families GalaCooper Union Great Hall, 7 East Seventh St.
6-9 p.m. $10+ donation
Visit the Cooper Union Great Hall to hear keynote speaker Bernie Sanders speak at the Working Families Party’s 18th Annual Gala
‘Chelsea Girls’ — 50th Anniversary 16mm ScreeningJefferson Market Library,
425 Avenue of the Americas
Exactly 50 years after the film’s premiere “Chelsea Girls” will be shown as Andy Warhol originally intended — on two 16mm projectors running side by side!
Austrian Cultural Forum Travel Diaries6 p.m. $10 cover
The Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St.
Edith Lettner and Beate Reiermann bring an intersectional night of Austrian jazz by combining their inspiration through travel, study and performance
Moon Festival Cocktail FeastThe Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery
9 p.m. $50 general admission; $88 VIP
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at the Bowery Hotel while sipping on Asian ingredient-inspired cocktails
‘The Nice Guys’Hudson Park Library, 66 Leroy Street
Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck private eye in 1977 Los Angeles in this 2016 feature by Shane Black. Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a hired enforcer who hurts people for a living.
Dichterliebe/Divine Bitches The Kitchen, 512 West 19th St.
Sept. 16 & 17, 8 p.m. $20
Featuring texts by Emily Sundblad and Juliana Huxtable, an erotic and elegiac collage operetta punctuated by original songs, lieder from Robert Schumann’s song cycle Dichterliebe, and current hits rearranged (by Pete Drungle) as classical choral compositions. Huxtable is only performing on Sept. 17.
First OktoberFest 2016 WeekendPier 15, South Street Seaport
Noon. Free, general admission; $60, two-hour beer tasting
Celebrate the first of three consecutive weekends of OktoberFest at the Watermark Bar
Bâtard Tasting at The WeekBâtard, 239 West Broadway
12:30-3 p.m., 6:30-9 p.m. $125 lunch and cooking class; $150 dinner/curated tasting menu
Meet and speak with Markus Glocker, the chef of Michelin Star restaurant Bâtard, while tasting a variety of his award-winning recipes
Andy Puddicombe Book SigningTribeca Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren St.
6-8 p.m. Free with Puddicombe book purchase
Engage in a discussion with Andy Puddicombe about his third book, “The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness” and stay afterwards to get your book signed.
Night of Headline LaughterGreenwich Village Comedy Club, 99 MacDougal St.
9:45 p.m. $22
Join James Mattern, Elsa Waithe and many more for a night of laughter at the Greenwich Village Comedy Club
Lower Manhattan TourFree Tours by Foot, 26 Wall St.
9:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Pay what you want
Learn the history of the lower city by joining the tour that covers everywhere from the Trinity Chapel to the New York Stock Exchange.
Dan Slater in conversation with David SamuelsThe Half King, 505 West 23rd St.
Slater discusses his new book, “Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel,” with essayist Samuels.
Farm Fresh Food Pick UpMRG.NYC, 125 Maiden Lane
3-5 p.m. Free
Find and network with a community of food-minded people when you check out and buy fresh produce at the MRG.NYC Financial District office
Motorexpo at Brookfield PlaceBrookfield Place, 230 Vesey St.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free
Check out all the latest vehicles on display at the New York Motorexpo that spans the whole week