November is upon us! Late fall in New York State is filled with beautiful foliage, festivals and holiday fun. Here's just a handful of the amazing things to do in New York this month.

Bad Theatre Fest

5th Annual Bad Theatre Fest
Exercise your funny bone at this weeklong affair in Brooklyn. A collection of odd, funny, short plays will keep you on your toes and spur many giggles. Brooklyn; Through Nov 5; $15
 Red Hook & The Chocolate Festival

Red Hook & The Chocolate Festival
It's a full day of chocolaty fun in the streets of Red Hook in the Hudson Valley. There will be tastings, food demonstrations, live music and the much more! Red Hook; Nov 5; free

Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival

Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival
Looking to chill out before the holiday madness hits? This festival is for you. Practice traditional and emerging styles of yoga and take advantage of the crisp mountain air in Hunter. You'll be glad you did, and your body will be, too. Hunter; Nov 4 - 6; ticket prices vary

LARAC Fall Arts Festival
Featuring more than 75 local artisans displaying an eclectic selection of handcrafted pieces--from pottery to fiberglass to foodstuffs--this arts festival is the perfect weekend family affair. Children's entertainment and live music are on offer throughout. Queensbury; Nov 5 - 6; $5

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees
Combine holiday history with beautiful displays in Canandaigua, home of the period Granger Homestead mansion, decked out in hundreds of holiday decorations, including wreaths, mantle pieces and, of course, trees. Canandaigua; starts Nov 11; $6

Saratoga Holiday Art Fair
Stock up on unique holiday gifts at this showcase of arts and crafts from some of the top artisans in New England. Admission is free and refreshments are included. Saratoga Springs; Nov 12 - 13; free

 Glimmerglass Film Days

Glimmerglass Film Days
As the weather grows colder, warm up indoors at this film festival in Cooperstown. Check out works by New York filmmakers, then hear what directors have to say after the screenings. Cooperstown; Nov. 10 - 14; $7 and up

Holiday Valley's Beer and Wine Festival
Sample more than 100 hand-crafted beers and wines at the Holiday Valley Resort. The event brings local breweries and wineries to one place for your tasting pleasure. Ellicottville; Nov 11 - 12; tickets start at $55
 Fish & Sips

Fish & Sips
More than 20 Long Island wineries join together for the ninth annual edition of this event, which includes tastings, live music and delicious hors d'oeuvres. Riverhead; Nov 18; $49.95

Fatima Shrine Festival of Lights
Enjoy over 75 beautifully lit holiday displays at the Fatima Shrine. Climb to the top of the Basilica for the "angel's view." Lewiston; starts Nov 19; free

Wine Tasting at Thousand Islands Winery

Wine Tasting at Thousand Islands Winery
Head to Alexandria Bay for a wine tasting adventure that'll keep your warm and your taste buds dancing. The region is known for its varietals of grapes that can withstand cold climates, so go browse the vineyards to see these sturdy vines in person. Alexandria Bay; all month long; prices vary