A FRENCH RENDEZVOUS The For a Day Foundation
Le Bar @ Le District 225 Liberty St.
7 p.m. Starting at $125 per person
A silent auction hosted by Jenna Edwards, Beverly Crocker, Sam Vinograd, Morgan Outages benefiting children with cancer.
Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the HolocaustEdmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place
8 p.m. Members, $108; $126, non-members; membership and ticket $146
Young Friends Light Up the Night Hanukkah Event.
A Christmas Carol the musicalThe Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St.
7 p.m. $32-$52
The classic Dickens tale reimagined by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell
The Nutcracker Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 230 Vesey St.
Dec. 4: 7 p.m. performance, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. photo opportunity; Dec. 5: 1 p.m. performance, 11 a.m.–noon photo opportunity; 7 p.m. performance, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. photo opportunity
The dance company presents its one-hour, kid-friendly The Nutcracker, with a chance before each show for audience members to take photos with their favorite character.
Outdoor Tree Lighting, Advent FairSt. Peter’s Chelsea, 346 West 20th St.
11 a.m.–5 p.m., indoor advent fair, 5 p.m. outdoor tree lighting
Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl Register at Bar None, 98 Third Ave.
Put on your ugly sweater and crawl from Bar None to Bait & Hook to Pinks Bar, and then Coyote Ugly, and East Village Social.
2015 Native Art MarketSmithsonian’s National Museum of the American, Diker Pavilion, 1 Bowling Green
Dec. 5–6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free
The Indian the Native Art Market offers one-of-a-kind, handmade, traditional and contemporary items directly from acclaimed Native artists of North, South and Central America.
Advent ConcertMarble Collegiate Church, Fifth Avenue at 29th Street
2:30 p.m. General admission, $35; students & seniors, $25. $5 discount for advance purchase
The church presents its annual concert, this year called “Love Divine,” with the church choirs and orchestra.
chadd Presents Ms. Bonnie Schinagle: Harnessing the Power of the LawThe Church of St Thomas More, 65 East 89th St.
6-7:30 p.m. Free, with a $10 donation requested.
Join us for an exciting evening where you will learn about your legal rights and those of your school-aged child.
Take CareThe Flea, 41 White St., between Church and Broadway,
9 p.m. $15–$35
Take Care, a participatory performance by Niegel Smith and Todd Shalom, investigates the ways we respond to present and imminent danger. It includes individualized prompts for audience participation alongside scripted moments for The Bats.
THE MUSEUM OF FEELINGS
230 Vesey St.
11-9 p.m. Free
Open to the Public/Free of Charge
Combining smell and art to create and stunning expression of human emotion.
Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in PyongyangBow Tie Chelsea, 260 West 23rd St.
9:40 p.m. $15.48, w/service fee)
Showing as part of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, this documentary chronicles former NBA basketballer Rodman’s friendship with leader Kim Jong-un. 212-864-1760. nyadiff.org/adiff-ny-2015-presents-dennis-rodmans-big-bang-pyongyang/
THE MORAL ANIMAL: VIRTUE, VICE & HUMAN NATURE
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center
7-8:30 p.m. Starting at $5
Philosophers Susan Neiman and Christian Miller join forces with science writer Michael Shermer dive into Tolstoy’s novella, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” to see moral ecology and what this means for human nature.
THE CROSS-BORDER CONNECTION: IMMIGRANTS, EMIGRANTS, AND THEIR HOMELANDSThe City of New York University, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave., Sociology Student Lounge
4:30-6 p.m. Free
Roger Waldinger, istinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, speaks as part of CUNY’s Immigration Seminar Series. A reception will follow the event.