Make Ice Cream Sandwiches, Eat the Blues Away, and Crawl for Juice This Weekend


Customized Ice Cream Treat Rooftop Party, Refinery Hotel, 63 West 38th Street, Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 10 p.m

OddFellows Ice Cream Co. and Ovenly are switching things up on the weekend by offering customers a chance to create their own ice cream sandwiches. Guests who visit the Refinery Hotel rooftop will be able to select from a menu of vanilla bean or buttermilk honey blueberry ice cream, to which select toppings can be added, to enjoy on top of either a chocolate chip or oat-currant cookie. The offer will run until Labor Day Weekend, with all sandwiches available for $5 a piece.

Soho Juice Crawl, Athleta, 121 Wooster Street, Saturday, 9 a.m.

Avoid the Sunday hangover from your typical bar crawl by subbing juice for gin. Starting out with an early morning workout, crawlers can grab nearly 25 different juice drinks at locations including Juice Press and Tiny Empire. Participants who purchase a ticket — which start at $40 per person — can also enter to win the chance to win gift cards from Athleta; secure your start to a healthy hangover free weekend here.

Yoga Beer Brunch, St. Gambrinus Beer Shoppe, 533 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, Saturday, 11 a.m.

To celebrate its second anniversary, St. Gambrinus is offering yogis and craft beer lovers the chance to come together for an hour vinyasa class followed by a bagel brunch courtesy of Court Street Bagels. All 16 draft beers and wines will be offered at happy hour pricing until 3 p.m., while beer mimosas will be offered at $5. Those planning to participate in yoga class are advised to bring their own mat as availability is limited. Tickets start at $17 and can be secured here.

Blues BBQ Festival, Hudson River Park Pier 26, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Cure the blues with barbecue from Mighty Quinn’s, Butcher Bar, and more at this annual Tribeca music and meat party. Rain or shine, the smell of smoke will fill the air as blues musicians take the stage. Additional participants include Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Brother Jimmy’s, while a cash bar will also be on hand providing cool suds to beat the heat.

The Cocktail Chronicles Book Signing at Double Buzz, Amor y Amargo, 443 East 6 Street, Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

If you’re all out of books for your beach bag, cocktail writer Paul Clark will be signing copies of The Cocktail Chronicles at Amor y Amargo during the bar’s weekly Double Buzz session. Guests can join Clark in choosing from select coffee and amaro pairings for $11 along with Japanese pour-over coffee cocktails for $12. The writer will also be making an appearance at Fort Defiance on Monday evening during their weekly burger night from 7 to 9 p.m.; guests can chow down while listening to Clark’s tales about life before bitters and modern mixology.

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