Saturday: Miss Coney Island Burlesque Beauty Pageant where the audience votes 1208 Surf Avenue $15. Kite Festival 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own. Brooklyn Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street, Brooklyn. Williamsburg Fashion Weekend 9:00 p.m. September 13 @ Villain, 9:00 p.m. September 14. You don’t have to be on the A-list to sit in the front row. This democratic alternative to Lincoln Center that often mixes live music, theatrical performance, and dance on the catwalk, all for less than the price of a movie. $10. Men’s health fair: featuring blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, colon, and eye testing as well as nutritional counseling. Christian Cultural Center • 12020 Flatlands Ave. at Louisiana Avenue, Canarsie, Bklyn. http://www.icbmen.org 11:30 am. Two-day food festival Taste Talks with many workshops. Wythe Hotel • 80 Wythe Ave. at N. 12th Street http://taste-talks.com 1–2 pm $15. The Coney Island Tattoo & Motorcycle Festival, September 13, 14 & 15 | Various Times 1208 Surf Avenue with the blue collar arts of tattooing and of motorcycle customization. . Advance tickets http://shop.coneyisland.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=159
Sunday:Antique Motorcycle Show 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Models that have been out of production 10 years or more. Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, and food. Queens County Farm Museum in Queens Farm Park73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Queens. Moon Festival: food, songs, dancing, and a parade. Leif Ericson Park • Eighth Ave. between 65th and 67th Streets, Bklyn11:30 am–4:30 pm free. Fifth Avenue Street Festival: Featuring face painting, games, food, pony rides, and live music from 44th to 59th Streets Bklyn. Fifth Avenue and 44th Street Noon–5 pm. Scavenger hunt: McCarren Park • Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street 1 pm, free. Flatbush Frolic: featuring music, performances, children’s rides, and arts and crafts.Cortelyou Road between Ocean and Coney Island Avenues, Bklyn http://flatbushfrolic.org Noon–6 pm. Nature Exploration Hike: Ethnobotany (Light hiking) 1:00 a.m.West 103rd and Riverside Drive, Manhattan. There is folk music in Washington Square Park Sunday 1 to 6pm.
Past the weekend: San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy September 12-22. http://www.sangennaro.org/ Great Irish Fair Sunday and Monday 10:30AM – 8PM West 21st Street & Surf Avenue with live music and food. http://www.gifnyc.com/ $12 donation Brooklyn Book Festival September 16 – 22, Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon St. (at Court St.) brooklynbookfestival.org. Fall for Dance Festival: Twelve days of rhythmic from September 16–October 5, $15 also enjoy two free evenings of dance at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, hosted by The Public Theater, on September 16 and 17. nycitycenter.org. BAM Next Wave Festival September 17–December 22 bam.org.