Jazz Age Lawn Party, Governors Island, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you missed your chance to dance the Lindy hop earlier this year, the final Jazz Age Lawn Party for 2015 will take place this weekend. In addition to sipping on vintage cocktails in costume and observing (or taking part in) the annual pie contest on Sunday, guests can enjoy a day full of entertainment the likes of which hasn’t been seen since the Warren G. Harding administration. Guests can enjoy vintage portraits, swing bands, and a Twenties-era motorcar exhibit among other historical oddities, while a selection of sparkling wine, beer, and food truck snacks is also available for those just looking to set up a blanket in the shade.
Shrimp Feast, Surf City, 1 Marin Boulevard, Jersey City, Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.
Live out your Forrest Gump fantasy by enjoying twelve different kinds of shrimp at this seasonal Jersey City beach bar. Shrimp chowder, shrimp chili, and buffalo shrimp are a few of the options you can choose from. The venue, which features six bars and a manmade sandy beach, also has a new raw bar for 2015 to accompany its regular menu.
2015 Tap + Cork: Brooklyn Beer and Wine Fest, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m.
If you can’t drink on the sand this weekend, saddle up to the sidewalk and enjoy up to 50 different craft wines and beers along with a selection of Bed-Stuy’s most popular bites, including pizza from Daddy Green’s. Ticket packages start at $20 for general admission; secure one here.
The Art of Pho – Part Deaux, Court Tree Collective, 371 Court Street – Second Floor, Brooklyn, Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m.
Who says you have to wait till winter to enjoy pho? This Saturday, guests can cool down with a four-course menu highlighted by lamb pho, rice paper salad, and a selection of Vietnamese dishes. Dinner also includes two complimentary non-alcoholic spritzers, though guests seeking alcohol should note there will not be any served at the venue. The entire menu is gluten-free, and vegan/vegetarian diets can also be accommodated; reserve a preferred seating of choice starting at $45 here.
Brooklyn Homebrew Takedown, Hill Country BK, 345 Adams Street, Brooklyn, Sunday, 1 p.m.
Searching for the next great source of liquid gold? Head out to Hill Country Brooklyn this weekend for an unlimited tasting of home brews. The restaurant will also have plenty of barbecue on hand available for purchase for those interested in pairing experimentations. Tickets are $20 for access to all the homemade beer you can handle; reserve them here.
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