Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

There’s a lot going on this weekend. There’s the Brooklyn Heights Association’s Third Annual Dog Show Sunday, starting at 1:00 p.m., on Montague Street between Henry and Hicks. Then there’s the Brooklyn Book Festival, which is already underway, but continues through Sunday. It’s also a foodies’ delight, as The Brooklyn Local, an artisinal market to raise funds for City Harvest, will be on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, and Smorgasburg returns to the Tobacco Warehouse on Sunday.

The Brooklyn Historical Society will present another in its series of tours of its historic, landmarked building at 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) starting at 3:00 p.m. Saturday. More details are here.

Bargemusic, moored to the Fulton Ferry Pier at the foot of Old Fulton Street has a concert in the Masterworks series Saturday evening starting at 8:00 featuring works by Beethoven, Ravel, Bartok, and Mendelssohn performed on piano, violin, and cello. It also has a concert in the There and Then series Sunday afternoon at 2:00, featuring “Arthurian romance and courtly song [of] the latter middle ages” performed by Asteria. More details here. Admission for either of the concerts is $35 ($30 seniors, $15 students). You may reserve seats by e-mailing and pay at the door with cash or check, or you may buy tix in advance at the box office. Bargemusic will also have a free, family oriented Music in Motion concert Saturday afternoon at 3:00 (doors open at 2:30; no reservations are taken).

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) will be showing Arbitrage and Robot & Frank, with a special screening of the 1986 David Lynch classic Blue Velvet Saturday at 11:30 p.m. Showtimes are here.

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  • AL

    There’s 101 Clark Street’s HUGE sidewalk sale this Sat and next (9 – 5). Rain date Sunday.