This week’s Priceless Things To Do will have you diving into a plate of oysters, welcoming Fall and rocking with the Jersey Boys. There’s only 52 weeks in a year, make sure this one is priceless!

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Photo Credit: Sarah Shaker / Bright Lights, My City

Photo Credit: Sarah Shaker / Bright Lights, My City


Grab Some Oysters At Desnuda

Date: Monday, September 22

Stop by Desnuda on South First Street in Brooklyn this Monday and dive into their all-day $1 oyster special. Also consider the ceviche menu’s Ceviche de Langosta. Maine lobster is marinated in coconut milk, citrus juice, ginger and jalapeño, and topped off with mango pico de gallo for $28. Be sure to wash down whatever you order with a glass from their comprehensive wine menu that ranges from $9-$11 or $36-$40 for a bottle. Desnuda is open from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Photo Credit: Thinkstock


Celebrate The First Day Of Fall

Date: Tuesday, September 23

September 23rd is the official start of fall in New York City. Time to put away your sandals and bust out your hoodies. To celebrate the changing of the season, head to the New York Botanical Garden for the Haunted Pumpkin Garden exhibit. The grounds overflow with pumpkins and gourds in all shapes and sizes. Activities for the kids include playtime in the Pumpkin House, showtime in the Pumpkin Puppet Theatre and a special pumpkin-themed scavenger hunt! Children under two get in free and kids from two to twelve cost $8 each. Students and seniors cost $18 and regular adult admission is $20.

Photo Credit: Crocodile Lounge

Photo Credit: Crocodile Lounge


Test Your Trivia Knowledge At The Crocodile Lounge

Date: Wednesday, September 24

Put your trivia knowledge and your stomach to the test this Wednesday at the Crocodile Lounge on E. 14th Street. Every drink you buy comes with a free personal pizza all day, every day. While you’re throwing back brews and slamming down pies, take part in the lounge’s rowdy trivia contest. Each player writes down his or her answer but you’re going to have to shout it out loud if you want to win one of the free shot rounds offered sporadically throughout the night. First place wins a $50 bar tab, second wins a $30 bar tab and third takes home a $20 bar tab. All the fun starts at 8:30 p.m.

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival

Photo Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival


Go For A Ride With Twenty One Pilots

Date: Thursday, September 25

Two-man music group Twenty One Pilots is playing Terminal 5 on West 56th Street this Thursday. These natives of Columbus, Ohio put out their first studio album in 2013 after being signed by the label Fueled by Ramen the year before. Twenty One Pilots has been nominated for MTV VMA’s Artist to Watch Award as well as the AP Music Awards Breakthrough Band of the Year. Musically the band uses a mix of piano, synthesizer, drums, vocals and the occasional ukulele solo. Their first radio hit, “Holding on to You,” reached number 11 on the Billboard Alternative Songs Chart. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. and general admission tickets cost $67.

Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images


See Jersey Boys At The August Wilson Theatre

Date: Saturday, September 27

The jukebox musical, Jersey Boys, is performing at the August Wilson Theatre on West 52nd Street. Jersey Boys tells the story of the rise and fall of the ’60s Rock & Roll group, The Four Seasons. The story is told in a documentary style format with all four band members taking turns narrating the story from their own unique point of view. Musical numbers include classic songs like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” Show starts at 2:00 p.m. and tickets go for $84 and up.

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Matt Weiss is an associate producer for CBS Local’s Best Of and Travel sections. Follow him on Twitter.

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