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Dances, Twilight Tours, Zombie Parties & More Events This Weekend

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Garth Fagan Dance. Photo Credit: Erich Camping

TGIF! It’s not exactly a long weekend for many of us, but it’s close — just with a Monday in between. Still plenty of ways to have fun this weekend in your favorite boro with our weekend guide. If you have an event to share, email us at editor@bklyner.com.

Looking for more events in Park Slope, Fort Greene, and beyond? Check out our northern arts events listing here.

Celebrate Brooklyn: Garth Fagan Dance
When: Friday, June June 30 at 8pm
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, enter at 9th Street and West Drive
What: Celebrating its 45th season at the bandshell, having changed the landscape of movement with its innovative blend of modern dance, ballet, and Afro-Caribbean dance.
How much: Free

Twilight tour at Green-Wood Cemetery
When: Friday, June 30 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery, 5th Avenue entrance at 25th Street
What: Just after closing time, explore the quiet beauty of the cemetery on this walking tour through the graves of fascinating figures in New York history. Tour ends at the catacombs which are normally closed to visitors.
How much: $20 for members, $25 for non-members

First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum
When: Saturday, July 1, 5pm to 11pm
Where: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
What: Check out exhibitions Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern in its final weeks as well as We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, then dance to the music of Tamara Renée, Billy Dean Thomas, and DJ Reborn.
How Much: Free

Zombie costume party & book release
When: Saturday, July 1 from 3pm to 6pm
Where: Sycamore Bar, 1118 Cortelyou Road
What: Dive in to Kristine Scheiner’s coloring book release with speed coloring contests, Ditmas Park trivia, Zombie cocktails, and costumes! More event details here.
How much: free to attend, but don’t forget a zombie-themed cocktail to show the bar some love. And of course, get the coloring book to support the artist!

Bay Ridge Mural Unveiling and Opening Reception
When: Saturday, July 1 from 6pm to 8pm
Where: The Owl’s Head Bar, 479 74th Street
What: Check out the inaugural arts programming event at this neighborhood favorite, with the unveiling of an awesome mural by Adam Douglas Thompson.
How much: Free, but don’t forget drinks at the bar.

Smorgasburg in Prospect Park
When: Sunday, July 2 from 11am to 6pm
Where: Breeze Hill, Prospect Park
What: Haven’t been to this outdoor food bonanza? It’s a good weekend to give it a try, featuring more than 100 regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines.
How much: Priced per item

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