Weekend Whets

Eating our Emotions:  The History of Food in Funerary Traditions, Sunday, October 7, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Queens Historical Society, Queens:  An interesting talk on the role of food in early American as well as religious and ethnic funerals.

Plate by Plate, Friday, October 5, 2012, 8:00 p.m. to 11 p.m., Astor Hall at the New York Public Library, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan:  A charity and fundraising event benefitting Project by Project featuring chef tastings from popular New York restaurants.

Queens County Farm Museum Apple Festival, Sunday, October 7, 2012, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Queens:  Try some apple cider and go for a hayride at this autumn festival.  They will be baking the nation’s largest apple cobbler.  There’s also a corn maze and pumpkin patch on site.

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