Don't have any weekend plans? We're here to help.

With summer weather leaving you craving time off from work, there are plenty of options to keep the fun going whether you're on vacation or not.

Here are our picks for things to do in NYC this weekend.

Iron Maiden (July 21 and 22)

The heavy metal band fronted by Bruce Dickinson
The heavy metal band fronted by Bruce Dickinson since the early '80s is sure to pull out all the stops -- more onstage fire props, maybe -- for the close of its two-year world tour, which was in such high demand that a second date has been added in Brooklyn. (7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Barclay's Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., barclayscenter.com) (Credit: Getty Images )

'The Jim Henson Exhibition' (opens July 22)

It's been a long journey, but
It's been a long journey, but "The Jim Henson Exhibition" is opening July 22 at the Museum of the Moving Image -- permanently. The tribute to the puppet master looks at Henson's life from early influences and sketches on through displays of iconic Muppets and video clips. Of course "The Muppet Show" gets good play, but fans can also check out Henson's experimental films and "Sam and Friends" series from the 1950s and '60s, cult favorites like "Fraggle Rock" and works from films "Labyrinth" and "The Dark Crystal." (36-01 35th Ave, Queens, $15, movingimage.us) (Credit: MoMI / Jim Henson Company)

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (July 22)

Shakespeare in the Park's
Shakespeare in the Park's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Lear deBessonet, is now showing at Central Park's Delacorte Theater. As usual, the tickets are free, but hard to nab. They're made available at the theater's ticket booth at noon before each performance. (July 22 at 8 p.m., 81 Central Park West, publictheater.org) (Credit: Newsday / Michal Daniel)

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'The Government Inspector' (through Aug. 20)

Nikolai Gogol's comic case of mistaken identity run
Nikolai Gogol's comic case of mistaken identity run amok has moved from the Duke on 42nd Street (where it enjoyed a critically acclaimed run) to another Off-Broadway theater for an extended encore. The 1836 satire of wacky Russian villagers stars Michael Urie (pictured with Talene Monahon). (New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., $75-$95, redbulltheater.com) (Credit: Carol Rosegg)

Kayak across the Hudson (through Oct. 9)

Get outside and enjoy the sunny skies as
Get outside and enjoy the sunny skies as you float across the Hudson River. Downtown Boathouse is offering open kayaking through the summer, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 9. You'll get to spend 20 minutes out on the water for free. The last boat goes out a half hour before closing. (Pier 26, downtownboathouse.org) (Credit: Julienne Schaer)

Zip line at the Bronx Zoo (all weekend)

It'll feel like you're on a mini daycation
It'll feel like you're on a mini daycation when you work your way through the Bronx Zoo's new Treetop Adventure Park. The new climbing aerial course has a zip line that'll take you more than 400 feet across the Bronx River and back. Hopefully, you're not afraid of heights -- you'll be dangling 50 feet above the water. The course will remain open all summer. ($34.99, 2300 Southern Blvd., bronxzootreetop.com) (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)