Two major events will bracket Brooklyn Heights this weekend. To the north, the DUMBO Arts Festival will be going on Friday through Sunday. To the south, the Atlantic Antic is happening Sunday from noon until 6:00. Also, on Saturday from noon until 5:00, the Brooklyn Historical Society will honor Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day by allowing free admission to its galleries. Looking to get some exercise and accomplish something useful in the process? Join other volunteers in helping to maintain Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Harbor View Lawn on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Bargemusic, moored to the Fulton Ferry Pier at the foot of Old Fulton Street has three concerts in the Masterworks series this weekend. The first, on Friday evening starting at 8:00, features works on violin by Bach, Carter, and Bartok. The second, Saturday evening starting at 8:00, features works for cello and piano by Beethoven. The third, on Sunday, presents works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Gideon Klein, and Garth Knox on violin, viola, and cello. Admission for the Friday and Saturday concerts is $35 ($30 seniors, $15 students); for the Sunday concert it is $40 ($35 seniors, $20 students). You may reserve seats by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org 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 1920 silent horror classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Sunday at 7:45 p.m., accompanied by music composed and performed on synthesizer and guitar by Cinema owner Kenn Lowy. Showtimes are here. Looking ahead to Monday, there will be a special, free screening of Gasland, sponsored by City Council Member Steve Levin, starting at 6:45 p.m.