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.