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CHEAP AND FREE WEEKEND: Medieval Festival, Oddities Flea Market, Questlove

Sept. 30,  Saturday

THINGS TO DO

SOCRATES FARMERS MARKET, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), 8am – 4pm

This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm. Free.

HATTIE CARTHAN COMMUNITY SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET, Hattie Carthan Garden (Brooklyn), 9am – 2pm.

The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is opening for its ninth season of healthy food, activities, education and food justice programming. Free.

Butt and Gut, Soldiers’ and Sailors’Monument (Riverside Park), 10:30am – 11:15am

Join this class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes. Throw in cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.

SHAPE UP NYC, Poe Park Visitor Center (Bronx), 10am – 11am.

Why not try a zumba class?

ODDITIES FLEA MARKET, Brooklyn Bazaar, 11am – 6pm

You’ll find an assemblage of vendors selling all sorts of peculiar items such as medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, jewelry and one of a kind art. $3 at the door.

NYC PAGAN PRIDE DAY, Battery Park, 11am – 5pm

Activities include a tribal belly dance and a traditional Indian dance. With intermissions for drum circle sessions. Free.

RIDGEWOOD FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL, The Footlight (Queens), 12pm – 6pm

Vendors include Sabba’s Spicery, Sweet Dreams by Jen, Ceja Designs and ELuv Cheesecakes. There will also be a jazz band playing during the event. Free.

Crossing the Line Festival: Corbeaux (Crows), Brooklyn Museum, 12 pm and 4pm, Sun. 3pm.

Witness the New York premiere of Corbeaux (Crows), a new dance performance by Moroccan choreographer Bouchra Ouizguen. Free with museum admission.

Bronx Brewery Oktoberfest, The Bronx Brewery, 12pm – 8pm

Tickets start at $5.

RED HOOK REGATTA, Valentino Pier, 1pm – 5pm.

Pioneer Works presents the third annual Red Hook Regatta, where homemade boats navigate the rough seas of New York City’s shipping harbor. To kick off this year’s race is the launch of Hope Floats, a robotic raft that calls your Congressperson on your behalf around the clock.

Strictly Tango, Greenbelt Recreation Center (Staten Island), 1pm – 3pm

Spend a special afternoon with a Taste of Tango. Enjoy a dance class for and open dance for all. Strictly Tango NYC Dance School, brings you the “authentic Buenos Aires Tango feeling.” Free.

Capoiera for Beginners, Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens), 1pm – 2pm

This six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

FILM

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2, Monsignor McGolrick Park (Brooklyn), 6:30pm

IN THE PARLOR: THE FINAL GOODBYE (WITH Q+A), Merchant’s House Museum, 6:30pm

COMING TO AMERICA, Brower Park (Brooklyn), 6:45pm.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977), Basketball courts in Dry Dock Playground, 7pm.

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, ARROW Community Center (Queens), 7pm

I KNOW THE SUNSET, 845 West End Avenue, 7pm. $10.

WONDER WOMAN (2017), Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, 7:30pm

SING, Grant Park (Bronx), 7:30pm

MUSIC

QUESTLOVE’S 4-HOUR FAMILY DANCE PARTY (HURRICANE IRMA AND MARIA BENEFIT), Brooklyn Bowl, $10 suggested donation. 11am.

Zachery Allan Starkey, ELSZ, CULTTASTIC, Space Meow Doll, 99 Sense, Pianos (LES), 7PM. $10.

DAWSON RUTLEDGE, Garden Bar, 7pm. Free.

COUPLE HUNDO, ORIGINAL SHARKS, BLAME SHIFTERS, PATCH KID, Goldsounds (Brooklyn), 8pm

SALT CATHEDRAL, FUFANU, MAMMUT, Knitting Factory (Brooklyn), 8pm. Free.

MUSIC FOR THE MASSES: A NEW WAVE PARTY, Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn), 11pm. Free until midnight. RSVP.

THE SUN PARADE, GOODFIGHT, Mercury Lounge (LES), 7pm, $10.

BROOKLY WHITE, QUEEN TUT, JADE, Silent Barn (Brooklyn), 8pm. $8 – $20.

COMEDY

SAM EVANS, AMINAH IMANI, CONNOR CREAGAN, JOE BELL HOSTED BY CHARLES BLYZNIUK, LOCAL 138 (LES), 6pm. Free. RSVP.

WHODAT? COMEDY AND PIZZA PARTY FEAT. JESSE MARTIN, MADDY SMITH, MARLON JEAN-BAPTISTE, SETH BYRD, MARIE FAUSTIN, TEDDY SMITH, HOSTED BY STEPHANIE HOLMES, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza (Brooklyn), 10pm. $3 online, $5 at the door.

 

Oct. 1, Sunday

THINGS TO DO

33RD ANNUAL MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Oct. 1 (Sun), 11:30am – 6pm

Fort Tryon Park gets transformed into a medieval market town. Mingle with jesters and watch jousts between knights on horseback. Free.

KICKOFF TO FALL AT QUEENS COUNTY FARM, Queens County Farm Museum, Oct. 1 (Sun), 11am – 4:30pm

Celebrate the autumn season on a farm. Buy apples, fresh cider and pies from Hudson Valley merchants. Country western music by Savannah Sky. Happening every weekend in October. Free.

DISCOVERY DAY AT FRESHKILLS PARK, Freshkills Park (Staten Island), 11am – 4pm

Explore parts of Freshkills Park that are normally closed. Join guided tours and get free bike rentals. Free shuttles to and from the event at Staten Island Ferry Terminal and 350 Wild Avenue. Free.

MUSLIM HISTORY WALKING TOUR, 12pm – 2:30 pm

Learn about nearly 400 years of Muslim history in New York City From turn-of-the-century Bengali sailors to celebrations of a Senegalese saint. Tour starts at the Adam Clayton Powell Statue at 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. Free. RSVP.

EYE TO EYE, 1 Bowling Green (Lower Manhattan), 1pm – 5:30pm

Sit down and make eye contact with a stranger. This is part of The World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017: Global Event coordinated by The Liberators International in cities all over the world.

A LA CALLE BLOCK PARTY, Ballet Hispanico (UWS), 2pm – 6pm

Activities include dance performances by the Ballet Hispánico Company, live music by Los Hacheros and dance classes for adults and children. Free.

NYC PLANT SWAP AND CHAT, Lululemon Fifth Avenue, 2:30 – 5:30pm

Bring a pest-free plant, or two or three for trade. Ticket sales will benefit the Espiritu Tierra Community Garden in Williamsburg. Free. RSVP.

MUSIC

BLIND PROPHET, CRAZY BALDHEAD, ZION TRAIN, The Kymberle Project (Brooklyn), 2pm. Free before 5pm, $10 after.

LPR PRESENTS: ALL BOY/ ALL GIRL, OFFICE CULTURE, DAISY THE GREAT, Union Pool (Brooklyn), 7pm, $10-$12.

SELECTOR DUB NARCOTIC, 75 DOLLAR BILL, GONG GONG GONG, Sunnyvale (Brooklyn), 8pm. $10.

COMEDY

BRING YA MAMMA: CLEAN STAND UP COMEDY SHOW, Village Lantern Comedy Club, 2pm, $10.

PEDRO SALINAS, SYDNEE WASHINGTON, MADDY SMITH, ERIC NEUMANN, NEKO WHITE,  Rebecca’s (Brooklyn), 6pm. Free.

TOO SOON? COMEDY SHOW, 135 Eldridge Street (LES), 8pm. Free.

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