amNY Weekender | 6 things to do this weekend in NYC

Memorial Day at the Intrepid
Honoring Memorial Day at the Intrepid.
Photo by Dean Moses

Friday, May 26

Art in Focus: Basil Kincaid at Rockefeller Center: Rockefeller Center and Art Production Fund continue their Art in Focus partnership with a public art presentation by acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Basil Kincaid. The work of Basil Kincaid is now on display, and will be presented in multiple public locations throughout the Rockefeller Center campus until Aug. 6. 45 Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan. All day. Free.

25th Birthday Celebration of Everett Children’s Garden: This Spring the Everett Children’s Garden celebrates its 25th Birthday. Join the fun to celebrate 25 years of outdoor nature and science play in the Bronx! The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx. 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. NYC residents $4-$15; non-residents $15-$35

Saturday, May 27

2023 RiseBoro Farmers Markets: RiseBoro Farmers Markets are back for the 2023 season! Come support our local farmers and producers every Saturday in Bushwick at Maria Hernandez Park with an array of fresh herbs, flowers, naturally grown produce, baked goods, and more. Maria Hernandez Park, Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn. 8 a.m. — 3 p.m. Free entry.

Fleet Week: In recognition of our men and women in uniform, the Intrepid Museum celebrates Fleet Week! Throughout the weekend, enjoy musical performances and explore a variety of displays, activities and demos from the military, including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and even some antique military vehicles. All activities on the pier are free, tickets to the Museum are required to enter museum events ($13-$36). The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, Manhattan 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. Free.

Sunday, May 28

GatherNYC Presents Musicians from the New York Philharmonic: Vivaldi and Verklärte Nacht: GatherNYC presents some of New York City’s finest musicians from the New York Philharmonic with artistic directors cellist Laura Metcalf and guitarist Rupert Boyd to perform a program of works by Antonio Vivaldi and Arnold Schoenberg. Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, Manhattan. 11 a.m. — noon. $25.

Uptown Carnival – AfroCaribe Edition: Get ready to experience the electrifying fusion of culture, music, and celebration at the Uptown Carnival party! From Dancehall to Soca, Afrobeats to Amapiano, Reggaeton, and more, this party is bringing the heat and creating an atmosphere that is second to none. Get ready for an epic night of non-stop dancing, beats, and pure energy. 4463 Broadway, Manhattan. 10 p.m. — 2 a.m. Free.