Burlesque on the Beach — Miss Coney Island Burlesque Beauty Pageant as nine buxom ladies compete for the title of Miss Coney Island for 2016. With live music from the Candy Shop Boys, 10 pm, $25 at Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave. between W. 12th Street and Stillwell Avenue, http://www.coneyisland.com. Feast of San Gennaro, September 10–20 in Little Italy’s Feast of San Gennaro the traditional Italian-American street fair is the food for sale along Mulberry Street: cannoli, fried dough, torrone (a honey nougat candy usually flecked with almonds) and, of course, sausage-and-pepper sandwiches. (There are even pizza- and cannoli-eating contests.) and enjoy live music and cooking demonstrations. http://www.sangennaro.org/.
Saturday: Columbia Waterfront Festival with food, vendors, children’s rides, community garden tour, live performances and activities, Noon–5 pm, Columbia St between DeGraw and Union Streets. Fort Greene Park Jazz Fest, 3 pm, Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, enter park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park, Bklyn. Open House at the Mark Morris Dance Center, 9:30 am–5 pm, dance and fitness classes for all ages and levels, discussions, and performances by the Mark Morris Dance Group, Mark Morris Dance Group, 3 Lafayette Ave. between Nostrand Avenue and Bedford Avenue, Bklyn. http://www.markmorrisdancegroup.org. 90s Fest, Coolio, Salt-N-Pepa and Smash Mouth 90sfest.com. GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair 12–4 pm, honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals and gives gardeners the opportunity to show off their harvests, a healthy food demonstration, workshops, face painting and Family Yoga, live music with Grammy Award-winning flamenco guitarist Hernan Romero and traditional Afro-Puerto Rican music and dance group Bomba Yo, and Harvest Contest. Registration for the Harvest Contest begins on the day of the event at 11 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. GreenThumb’s Fresh Chef Contest will challenge 10 youth and 10 adult community members to create their most delicious and nutritious dish with local and healthy ingredients. Diamante Garden in Manhattan. Los Sures Festival at the South Side of Williamsburg, free food, live music, entertainment, vendors, and rides Noon–4 pm, Continental Army Plaza, Roebling Street at S. Fourth Street, Bklyn, http://www.southsideunitedhdfc.org. Career and High Education Fair with a presentation of colleges, jobs and post high school opportunities 1 pm to 4 pm, Kings Plaza Shopping Mall, Flatbush Ave. and Avenue U, Bklyn, http://www.codycares.org.
TEAL Walk/Run for Ovarian Cancer is a fund-raising walk, face painting, educational booths, live stage performances, and guest speakers, as well as a special survivors’ ceremony to honor those who have fought and are still fighting this devastating disease. Participants can walk individually or in teams; register at tealwalk.org/register, 9 am, $25–40 at Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street, ,http://www.bricartsmedia.org/cb.
Saturday and Sunday: Renegade Craft Fair Brooklyn with handmade goods, including illustrated paper goods, jewelry, toys, pet products, natural beauty collections, clothing, and housewares. Saturday and Sunday 11 am–6 pm at Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. at Franklin Street, Bklyn, http://www.renegadecraft.com. Photoville at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), 6 am–6 pm. takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers, outdoor photo installations, talks, workshops, and night-time multimedia projections. Sesame Street Live! Make a New Friend, including up-close and furry interactions on the audience floor. It’s a high-tech stagecraft, cleverly written script, with classic musical numbers everyone can sing along with including “Count Me In,” and fun new parodies of “Hot and Cold,” and “Moves Like Jagger. Saturday 10:30 am, 2 pm, 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm and 4:30 pm, $25 – $40 at Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue, http://www.ticketmaster.com.
Sunday: Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam 12–5 pm, skating competitions, open skate, a raffle and food vendors. Bring your board and full gear (helmet, elbow and knee pads for those over 18, and wrist guards for those under 18) to join in at Skate Park at 108th in Riverside Park, Manhattan. Washington Square Park Folk Festival 1–5 pm will feature John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, at Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park,Manhattan.
Past the weekend: Feast of San Gennaro for 10 days see Friday events.
Harlem International Film Festival till September 13 harlemfilmfestival.org.