(updated) weekend events, BC Internet out in the Library Cafe

Saturday: Kingdom Choice Awards, recognizing Christian hip-hop and urban gospel music. Kumble Theater at Long Island University, DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues, (718) 488–1624, http://www.brooklyn.liu.edu/KumbleTheater/, 7 pm, $27. Breukelen Country Fair, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day long family friendly extravaganza of crafting, creating, and hands on fun. There are games, crafts, food, music, emonstrations, and family friendly workshops. Activities will include: Colonial and traditional homemade carnival games, Children’s improv comedy class, Yoga, Storytelling and poetry, Cider Pressing,  Featured performance with women’s drum and dance collective, Embroidery circle, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s NYC Compost Project, Makers Photo Booth, Face painting, Music, House tours. Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park
5816 Clarendon Road, Brooklyn. Park Slope Bluegrass and Old Time Jamboree,
plus workshops and film screenings, Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park West between First and Second Streets, (718) 374–1086, http://www.jamesreams.com, Friday, 8 pm, Saturday, 12:30–10:30 pm, Free.
Sunday: Atlantic Antic Festival, 12-6 pm, food, art, music, shopping for many blocks, atlanticave.org. Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park, 11:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.This festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The afternoon is concluded with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink. It is against the backdrop of the Cloisters Museum and the Hudson River during autumn’s peak.  The event is free but Medieval crafts, clothing, etc. and food will be available for purchase. Margaret Corbin Circle in Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan. DJ Chuckie at Governors Island. he king of Dirty Dutch is bringing the Amsterdam-based, high pitched-house music to Governors Beach Club. Take the ferry (which is included in ticket price) to join Chuckie and his labelmates for an afternoon beach party. Currently in the running for DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs. Sneak ‘Peak’ at Freshkills Park, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. There will be kayaking, biking, birding, public art, puppetry workshop, walking tours, climbing walls, an informational fair, and kite flying. Last year 3,500 people attended. Parking for the festival will be available at 250 Wild Avenue, behind the Showplace Bowling Alley off of Victory Blvd. Free shuttles will run to the festival from the Staten Island Ferry, just hop off the ferry and on to a direct shuttle right to the celebration without any hassle! Alternatively, the S62 bus runs down Victory Blvd. to the park. Freshkills Park Parking Lot, 228 Wild Ave, Staten Island.

Events not one day: Funk, God, Jazz, & Medicin, View art projects inspired by Weeksville’s African-American history till October 12, Multiple venues, Brooklyn. This free, month-long exhibition features art that pays tribute to the Weeksville neighborhood’s rich African-American historical and cultural heritage. Works on display include Simone Leigh’s Free People’s Medical Clinic, a look at the history of black doctors and nurses in America, held in the former home of Josephine English, the first black OB/GYN in New York State; and Xenobia Bailey’s collaboration with students at Boys & Girls High School, redecorating a Hunterfly Road home using “up-cycled” furniture with a “funk” aesthetic, visitcreativetime.org. DUMBO Arts Festival see open studios, galleries and performances, Saturday and Sunday. There are around 100 open studios, 50 galleries and stages and no shortage of art and performance spilling out from work spaces and storefronts into the streets. See outdoor installations, murals, large-scale projections and plenty of poets, dancers and buskers plying their trades, dumboartsfestival.com. New York Film Festival check out Gone Girl and other premieres
filmlinc.com.  ————————————————————————————————————————————————————–  Past the weekend or more than one day: Funk, God, Jazz, & Medicine. View art projects inspired by Weeksville’s African-American history till October at multiple venues in Brooklyn. This free, month-long exhibition features art that pays tribute to the Weeksville neighborhood’s rich African-American historical and cultural heritage. Works on display include Simone Leigh’s Free People’s Medical Clinic, a look at the history of black doctors and nurses in America, held in the former home of Josephine English, the first black OB/GYN in New York State; and Xenobia Bailey’s collaboration with students at Boys & Girls High School, redecorating a Hunterfly Road home using “up-cycled” furniture with a “funk” aesthetic. visitcreativetime.org. DUMBO Arts Festival, see open studios, galleries and performances Saturday and Sunday. There are around 100 open studios, 50 galleries and stages and no shortage of art and performance spilling out from work spaces and storefronts into the streets. See outdoor installations, murals, large-scale projections and plenty of poets, dancers and buskers plying their trades, dumboartsfestival.com. New York Film Festival filmlinc.com.

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