Sunday: West Side County Fair, enjoy carnival rides and games, four awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, Pier I in Riverside Park South, Manhattan.
Coney Island Stereoviews: Seeing Double at the Seashore, 1860-1920, September 5-7, 1- 7 PM at Coney Island History Project, 3059 West 12th Street. Historic New York: Gerritsen Grist Mill and Farm house Lecture 1–3 pm, Ave U and 33 Street park house.
Suite Summer Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, 3–6 pm with
professional dance companies. Dog & Cat Adoption Day Noon–5 pm at Petland Discounts, 846 Manhattan Ave at Noble Street, Bklyn, http://www.petlanddiscounts.com. Black Rock Coalition’s Kick-Off Party featuring Unlocking The Truth, Vernon Reid & Corey Glover (of Living Colour), and Betty Black 7 pm, $12 ($10 in advance) at the Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue, Bklyn , http://www.thebellhouseny.com. Videology with Gilmore Girls theme , 7 pm, 308 Bedford Ave. Bklyn, cover charge unclear. Shofar Factory as participants learn step by step process of crafting the shofar 1 pm and 3 pm, free with museum admission at the Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Pkwy. at Kingston, Bklyn, http://www.jcm.museum.
Monday: NY Caribbean (West Indian) Carnival Parade is one of the biggest in the city, 11 am – 6 pm, Brooklyn Museum down Eastern Pkwy. http://www.brooklynmuseum.org.
Potato sack race, spoon races, and other old fashioned games, 2 pm to 4 pm, $3, Lefferts Historic Homestead, 452 Flatbush Ave. between Empire Boulevard and Eastern Parkway, http://www.prospectpark.org. Fool’s Gold Day Off Festival 4 pm
$40 ($30 in advance), at Brooklyn Live @ The Inlet, 50 Kent Ave between N. 11th St. and N. 12th St., Bklyn, http://www.fgdayoff.com. The Williamsburg Spelling Bee, receive nerdy prizes and a spot in the annual finals 7:30 pm, free at Pete’s Candy Store (bar), 709 Lorimer St. at Richardson Street, Bklyn http://www.petescandystore.com. In Search of One City: Sensing (In) equality, weekdays, 9 am–3 pm until Saturday, Oct. 10, is a multimedia exhibition exploring artists’ roles in investigating, navigating and mitigating income inequality at the The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues, Bklyn, http://theoldstonehouse.org. The Great Astoria Gut-Off, 7 p.m., free, see big dieters, consult the event’s Facebook page for more details. SingleCut Beersmiths, 19-33 37th St., Astoria, Queens. http://www.singlecutbeer.com.