TODAY'S PAPER
64° Good Evening
64° Good Evening
Entertainment

NYC weekend picks: 20 things to do

Don't have any plans for the weekend? We're here to help.

There are plenty of reasons to get out of the apartment and experience real life.

Here are our picks for things to do in your city this weekend.

FAD Market (June 23-24)

FAD Market is back with more than 40
Photo Credit: FAD Market

FAD Market is back with more than 40 independent designer/makers, who will be selling their handcrafted jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings. While spring is the focus of the first pop-up in April, May's event will be organized in conjunction with NYCxDESIGN, with a selection of items by cutting-edge designers/makers. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Invisible Dog Art Center 51 Bergen St., Boerum Hill)

Prospect Park Soiree (June 23)

This evening of dining and dancing under the
Photo Credit: JGrassi

This evening of dining and dancing under the stars returns to Brooklyn's backyard. The Prospect Park Alliance provides the tables, chairs, music and lighting. You bring the food, the beverages, the table decor and the snazzy attire. Tickets for this rain-or-shine event are available on the website only. Open to those age 21 and older. ($50, 5 to 10 p.m., Prospect Park, Brooklyn, soiree.prospectpark.org)

Get (re)married and meet Karamo from 'Queer Eye' (June 23)

Sonos is teaming up with Karamo Brown of
Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi

Sonos is teaming up with Karamo Brown of Netflix's "Queer Eye" to celebrate Pride. Brown will emcee the event from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. while visitors can get married or remarried inside Sonos' listening rooms that resemble miniature chapels. Officiants will be there or you can bring your own. (Free by RSVP, noon to 5 p.m., 101 Greene St., sonos.com)

River to River Festival (through June 24)

About 40 sites across lower Manhattan will be
Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger Photography

About 40 sites across lower Manhattan will be home to the 17th River to River Festival, which this year celebrates New York City's historic and geographic breadth. See a variety of performances and events in dance, music, theater and visual arts, such as It's Showtime NYC!, The Supper Club and LES Citizens Parade. See website for performance schedule. (Free, lmcc.net)

Pride Place (through June 22)

The 5-day experiential Pride Place wraps up Friday.
Photo Credit: Samsung

The 5-day experiential Pride Place wraps up Friday. The pop-up from Samsung 837 includes a "What Pride Means to Me" video booth, a communal art piece (on which you can leave your own rainbow thumbprint) and, on June 22, a Galaxy photo session with Leslie Lohman (at the Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art, 2 p.m.). RSVP at samsung.com.

Join the NYC Pride parade (June 24)

Last year, more than 450 organizations showed up,
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Dimitrios Kambouris

Last year, more than 450 organizations showed up, 110 floats rolled by and thousands of people marched in NYC Pride. This year, there's a new route, the same energy and more pride than ever. Grand marshals reigning over this year's march are Billie Jean King, Lambda Legal, Tyler Ford and Kenita Placide. Note the new route of this annual civil rights demonstration. (Free, noon, at 16th Street and Seventh Avenue to Christopher Street, and up Fifth Avenue to 29th Street, nycpride.org)

'Daydream' Pride party at Dream Midtown (June 24)

Celebrate at Dream Midtown with the cast of
Photo Credit: FX / JoJo Whilden

Celebrate at Dream Midtown with the cast of "Pose" and Shangela from "RuPaul's Drag Race." Hosted by NYLON & Frankie Sharp, the party will have sets by DJs P_A_T, 2Face, ANTITWINK, Logan's Run and Juan Garcia. (Free, 3 to 10 p.m., 210 W. 55th St., phdterrace.com/home)

An 'Evening of Wonder' (Through Sept. 30)

After successfully stumping magicians Penn & Teller, illusionist
Photo Credit: Joshua Feist

After successfully stumping magicians Penn & Teller, illusionist Vitaly Beckman is making his Off-Broadway debut with his own blend of art and illusion for a limited engagement. Penn Jillette characterizes the performer as "an ingenious inventor, full of charming surprises." ($89, Westside Theatre Upstairs, 407 W. 43rd St., Manhattan, eveningofwonders.com)

NYC Barbershop Museum

Antique barbering tools, from brushes to blades and
Photo Credit: NYC Barbershop Museum

Antique barbering tools, from brushes to blades and more, are on display at the new NYC Barbershop Museum on the Upper West Side. The 670-square-foot space, which will also double as an actual barbershop, will show off vintage tools like brushes, blades, razors, barber poles and signs, barbering chairs, stations and other memorabilia from as far back as the early 1900s, including the founder's great grandfather's tools and a chair that might have been used by James Dean. Read more about it here. (290 Columbus Ave. on the Upper West Side, reamir.com)

Sunday Bubbles (every Sunday, starting June 17)

Things to do this weekend include a new
Photo Credit: Moxy Times Square

Things to do this weekend include a new weekly Sunday Bubbles event at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge at Moxy Times Square.

See 'Teenage Dick' at The Public Theater (through July 15)

Shakespeare's revenge tale
Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Shakespeare's revenge tale "Richard III" is reimagined in a new play by Mike Lew, in a joint production from the Ma-Yi Theater Company and the Public Theater. "Dick" is portrayed as a 16-year-old with cerebral palsy who wants to be elected president of the senior class. (From $50, The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., Manhattan, publictheater.org)

LIC Flea & Food (June 23-24)

The LIC Flea & Food is opening this
Photo Credit: LIC Flea & Food

The LIC Flea & Food is opening this weekend. Part food festival, part flea market, part beer garden, there's plenty to do at the waterfront. At its center are more than 80 "carefully curated" vendors selling artworks, furniture and clothing, while the outskirts feature local food artisans and restaurants vending lunch. (Be on the lookout for free samples.) A DJ spins near the beer garden, which has locally brewed beer on tap, and you can easily spend a day relaxing on the riverside AstroTurf. Other dates include July 7-8, Aug. 4-5. Sept. 1-2, and Oct. 13-14. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City)

Appreciate the Hitchcock that Truffaut knew at a MoMA matinee

Francois Truffaut's 1967 book on Alfred Hitchcock, titled
Photo Credit: MoMA

Francois Truffaut's 1967 book on Alfred Hitchcock, titled "Hitchcock/Truffaut," based on 50 hours of interviews, serves as inspiration for this ongoing series of screenings and readings devoted to the British master. Among the films shown is "The Paradine Case" (1947), a lesser-known film featuring a dizzying courtroom scene that would seem to be physically impossible to shoot. ($12, The Museum of Modern Art, 11 W. 53rd St., Manhattan, moma.org)

Aloha Nights (Saturdays)

Celebrate the culture and artistry of the Hawaiian
Photo Credit: New York Botanical Garden

Celebrate the culture and artistry of the Hawaiian Islands with an after-hours viewing of "Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawai'i," an interactive hula lesson that blend storytelling with rhythm and motion on the Conservatory Lawn, lei-making demonstrations and live music. And, choose from with an array of refreshments for purchase, from poke bowls to a signature cocktail, Passiflora Punch. ($38, 6:30 p.m. on June 9,16, 23; July 7, 21; Aug. 4, 18, 2900 Southern Blvd., The Bronx, nybg.org)

Catch a movie under the stars

Enjoy a summer outdoor movie screening this weekend.
Photo Credit: Randall's Island

Enjoy a summer outdoor movie screening this weekend. Here's what is playing:

June 22: "Wonder Woman" (rain date: June 29) on Roosevelt Island, 7 p.m.; "La Bûche" by Danièle Thompson at Transmitter Park (Brooklyn), sunset; "The Gospel of Eureka" at New Design High School on the Lower East Side, 8 p.m.; "Wonder Woman"

at Randall's Island Park, 8:30 p.m.; "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water" at Seaside wildlife Nature Park, 8 p.m.; "Yogi Bear" at Farber Park, 8 p.m.

June 23: "En El Séptimo Día" at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park (free), 8 p.m.; "Dunkirk" at Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field, 8 p.m.

June 24: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" at Sheepshead Playground, 8:30 p.m.

Here's a full lineup of movies this summer.

Alberto Giacometti's works the Guggenheim (through Sept. 12)

The Guggenheim Museum will be home to about
Photo Credit: © 2018 Stiftung Ernst Scheidegger Archive

The Guggenheim Museum will be home to about 175 sculptures, paintings and drawings by the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti& this summer, including some drawings never before exhibited in the United States. ($25, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave., guggenheim.org)

Island Fridays

Sit back for some Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Sit back for some Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown and Kenny Chesney tunes at Opry City Stage at this free, weekly concert series. Teaming up with Broadway's "Escape to Margaritaville," Opry City Stage is opening its doors to the public for free for these concerts. Attendees will get special drink deals on margaritas, as well as participate in live giveaways for tickets to the new Broadway hit. (Free entry, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., 1604 Broadway, oprycitystage.com)

Go roller skating

Roller skating is back! Most rinks now have
Photo Credit: Dreamland Roller Rink / William Farrington

Roller skating is back! Most rinks now have adult-only skate nights so you can revive your backward and crossover moves while socializing with friends. Check out Dreamland Roller Disco, the Pier 2 Roller Rink, RollerJam USA, BKLYN Skates and more while the weather is warm.

Queens International Night Market (Saturdays)

Now in its fourth year, this food and
Photo Credit: Sharon Medina-Chavez

Now in its fourth year, this food and art market in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park features live performances, too. New bites for 2018 include Thai roasted crickets, Moldovan waffle rolls and Wenzhou-style fried chicken feet. Shop for trinkets like vintage brooches, stationery and Mexican handicrafts, too. (6 p.m. to midnight, near 47-01 111th St., Queens, queensnightmarket.ticketleap.com)

Free day at the Whitney Museum (Fridays)

Pay what you want to get into the
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Pay what you want to get into the Whitney on Friday evenings. The museum has 63,000 square feet of exhibition space and has about 15,000 pieces of work by artists like Willem de Kooning, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe and others. (7 to 10 p.m., 99 Gansevoort St., facebook.com)

More Entertainment