Where, when, and how to beat the end-of-summer blues—and embrace the start of autumn in NY.

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Jazz Festival
September 1-30
Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, NYC
jazz.org/events/all/month/2015/09

With the fashion runway in the spotlight, don’t forget about the other major event spanning the month of September: The Generations in Jazz Festival. Vocalists and instrumentalists are bringing the music to Manhattan almost every night, and you can grab a front-row seat.

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Lower East Side Opening Night & New York Fashion Week
September 7
Details TBA
lowereastside.org/special-events/opening-night
newyorkfashionweeklive.com

Step into Fashion Week with this free event featuring gallery openings, live music, a block party, and a “Looks of the LES” fashion show selected by Cosmopolitan.com’s editor Amy Odell. Fashion Week continues until September 17th.

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Vendy Awards
September 12
Governor’s Island
vendyawards.streetvendor.org/newyorkcity

Labor Day may be behind us and school may be in session, but you can still enjoy a beautiful day out with the whole family. At the Vendy Awards, an outdoor showdown between street vendors, you’ll find not only culinary prowess, but bites from over 25 vendors, live music, and an all-you-can-drink bar.

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Wine Riot
September 18-19
69th Regiment Armory, NYC
secondglass.com/event-categories/wineriot/NYC-2015

Berry Cabernets, plum Pinot Noirs, caramel Chardonnays…250 wines from around the world await at this year’s ultimate wine tasting party that’s “two parts education and one part revolution.” A ticket grants you entry to expert insights, crash courses, temporary tattoos, and a photo booth, all pulsing to the vibrant tunes of an on-site DJ.

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New York Film Festival
September 25-Ocotber 11
Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC
filmlinc.org/nyff2015

Founded in 1963, the New York Film Festival is one of America’s oldest movie celebrations. Get exclusive access to the screening of Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk on opening night September 25th by purchasing a subscription package or VIP pass. Screenings continue until October 11th.

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