Nice Weather This Weekend; Anything to Do?

The weather forecast is encouraging, but with so many institutions, like Bargemisic, which is in good physical shape but still lacks Con Ed power, coping with the aftermath of the Sandy/nor’easter one-two punch, what is there to do if you’re in town? There’s the penultimate Smorgasburg of the season this Sunday, November 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Tobacco Warehouse, Water Street at New Dock Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District (I once described it as being in DUMBO and caught holy heck from the Fulton Ferry Landing Association). The final Smorgasburg of the season will be the following Sunday, November 18.

Homer Fink’s Hidden Heights Walking Tour – Pop Up Edition to benefit Sandy Relief Sunday 11//11 at 11 am. Info here.

Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) will be showing The Sessions and A Late Quartet. Showtimes are here.

The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton) will have another of its tours of the Society’s historic building on Saturday, November 10, starting at 3:00 p.m. Details are here. Looking ahead to Thursday, November 15, starting at 7:00 p.m., BHS will present a lecture by independent scholar and author Andrew Coe, “Spilt Milk: the Bloody Food Rackets of 20th Century New York,” about how gangsters controlled much of food distribution in New York City in the first half of the past century. Details are here.

Know of anything else interesting happening in Brooklyn Heights or nearby this weekend or in the near future? Add a comment to this post.

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  • http://www.grumpybert.com grumpy bert

    We’re having a grand opening reception, this Saturday at 7pm for my new shop in Boerum Hill. Details: http://www.grumpybert.com/blogs/blog/6811772-grand-opening-boerum-hill-brooklyn

  • Princess

    Saturday, November 10 at 1:30pm. Theater 2020, FREE reading of HAMLET. Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights resident professional theater company (www.theater2020.com) run by Breukelen residents Judith Jarosz and David Fuller continues its outreach to the Brooklyn community with a FREE reading of a trimmed version of William Shakespeare’s “HAMLET” featuring professional actors from the company, on Saturday, November 10th at 1:30pm, in the first floor theater room at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the NY Public Library. Doors will open to public at 1pm, and the reading will begin at 1:30pm sharp. Running time is approximately 2 hours with a brief intermission. The space is wheelchair accessible and no reservations are necessary.

  • http://www.ps8brooklyn.org Ansley Samson

    Come join the PS8 Garden Committee and Brooklyn Botanic Garden volunteers tomorrow (Saturday, November 10, from 10am-noon) to mulch, compost and plant flower bulbs in the street tree pits surrounding PS8. There will be kid-friendly activities including making sub-irrigated planters out of 2-liter bottles; bring your own bottle — we supply the seeds!

  • anon