This weekend in New York City:
- Explore Elvis’ old stomping grounds. chashama, located at the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal, is open to the public for touring this weekend. Tour the studios, meet the artists, and experience the rich cultural history of the Brooklyn Army Terminal buildings. A private, guided tour is available tonight by the Municipal Art Society - tickets here. More information on Brooklyn Army Terminal tours can be found here.
- Stroll through the arts. Stories will be told by dancers, musicians, poets, and mural artists on Saturday along Lenox Avenue from 116 to 130th Street at The Harlem Story Walk.
- Make something at the World Maker Faire. Maker Faire is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth - a family-friendly festival of invention. It’s not too late to buy tickets now. Plus 3 of our Next Top Maker finalists will be in action!
- Play! Saturday is Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play. Participate in activities like football, tennis drills, dancing, and double dutch with the NFL, NBA, USTA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the YMCA of Greater NY and more at The Nethermead in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
- Ride the Red Hook ferry for a chance to win $100. Between now and September 30, Fairway Market Red Hook will be running a photo contest! Ride the ferry and snap a photo of your Red Hook adventures. Upload to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with the hashtag #DestinationRedHook. We’ll be featuring the best images on our blog and awarding the most creative photo with a $100 Fairway gift card. There are just two more weekends to take advantage of this free ferry service on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am- 9 pm, so rain or shine, make your weekend #DestinationRedHook.
Have a great weekend, NYC!
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