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

There are plenty of reasons to get out of the apartment and experience real life.

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

15th Annual New York Burlesque Festival (Sept. 22-24)

The New York Burlesque Festival is celebrating its
The New York Burlesque Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary this week and has 100 dancers lined up to perform at five venues across the city, including the Bell House, Brooklyn Bowl, BB King Blues Club, the Tippler inside the Chelsea Market and the Highline Ballroom. (Tickets prices vary, thenewyorkburlesquefestival.com(Credit: Burlesque Beat / Jen Gapay)

Ethyl’s Alcohol and Food Go-Go Festival (Sept. 22-23)

The Upper East Side's Ethyl's Alcohol and Food
The Upper East Side's Ethyl's Alcohol and Food will have its own go-go dancing festival through Saturday night. Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, the dancers will perform to 1960s and '70s tunes spun by a different DJ each night. (Free admission, 10 p.m. until close, 1629 Second Ave., ethylsnyc.com) (Credit: Jason Greenspan)

Davio’s Coney Island Biergarten (Sept. 22)

Midtown steakhouse Davio's is transforming its dining terrace
Midtown steakhouse Davio's is transforming its dining terrace into a Biergarten, with tastings from Coney Island Brewery. Sample beers like the classic Coney Island Lager and the fall favorite Freaktoberfest featuring pumpkin and espresso ale. It wouldn't really be a beer garden without the bar bites -- lobster hush puppies, mini chili dogs, fried pickles and milk chocolate-covered kettle corn will be served. ($55, 5 to 8 p.m., 447 Lexington Ave., davios.com/nyc) (Credit: Coney Island Brewing Co.)

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Box Bike Burn: a Hurricane Relief Fitness Crawl (Sept. 23)

A gym crawl on Sunday is raising funds
A gym crawl on Sunday is raising funds for the Red Cross to help those devastated by hurricanes Harvey and Jose. Those who participate will work out at Everybody Fights, Swerve Midtown, Dogpound and the Chester all while raising money. Core and Revere will provide hydration and snacks.($100, 10:30 a.m. through 3:45 p.m., Manhattan, eventbrite.com) (Credit: Harrison Boyce)

Wild Bird Fund Autumn Open House (Sept. 23-24)

Get a behind-the-scenes tour at the Wild Bird
Get a behind-the-scenes tour at the Wild Bird Fund, which is a licensed bird rehabilitation center. Meet the fund's feathered patients and learn more about what the organization does. (Free, noon to 5 p.m., 565 Columbus Ave., wildbirdfund.org) (Credit: Ariel Cordova-Rojas via Facebook)

Artisan Jewelry Bazaar (Sept. 24)

This Upper West Side jewelry fest features more
This Upper West Side jewelry fest features more than 100 artisans and their jewelry, including rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. All the bazaar's profits will go toward four local public schools and 4,000 children. (Admission is free, donations are welcome, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 100 W. 77th St., eventbrite.com) (Credit: Grand Bazaar NYC)

'NYC Loves TX & FL' Hurricane Relief (Sept. 24)

Raise money for victims affected by hurricanes Jose
Raise money for victims affected by hurricanes Jose and Harvey at this multi-room tasting featuring food and drinks by leading bartenders and chefs. There will also be a a silent auction for rare spirit collection, kayak trips, cocktail crawls, helicopter trips and four-day vacations. All money raised will go toward the John Besh Foundation that was created to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. (Tickets start at $75, Pier A Haror House, 22 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan, eventbrite.com) (Credit: Josh Besh Foundation)

The New York Hot Jazz Festival (Sept. 24)

Let jazz fill your ears on Sunday --
Let jazz fill your ears on Sunday -- this festival will feature the genre's beginnings through the Jazz Age and swing era. Music will continuously play on three stages at the McKittrick Hotel, including one inside a train, from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. There will also be a midnight speakeasy party, and a hot jazz brunch will take place at 2 p.m. for those who want to get started early. ($55, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m., the McKittrick Hotel, 530 W. 27th St., Chelsea, nyhotjazzfest.com) (Credit: Jane Kratochvil)

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'Scarecrows & Pumpkins' at New York Botanical Garden (Sept. 23 - Oct. 31)

Head to the Bronx for a number of
Head to the Bronx for a number of guided tours and activities featuring creepy bats, reptiles and scarecrows. See the creepy creatures on Saturdays and Sundays and children are welcome to trick-or-treat on Oct. 21 and 22. (1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekends, New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., the Bronx, $15-20, nybg.org) (Credit: Photo by Marlon Co for The New York Botanical Garden)

F.A.D. Weekend Market (Sept. 23-24)

Head to City Point for unique finds at
Head to City Point for unique finds at this market, offering jewelry, accessories, art and more from 50-plus independent vendors. The new DeKalb Market Hall, which includes Katz's Deli, Pierogi Boys and Bunker, will be open if all the shopping whets your appetite. (Free admission, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., City Point BKLYN Studios, 445 Albee Square West, fadweekend.com) (Credit: F.A.D. Weekend)

Feast of San Gennaro (Sept. 14-24)

Celebrate some of the best Little Italy has
Celebrate some of the best Little Italy has to offer, including zeppoles, meatballs and cannoli, at this iconic food fest for Italian food lovers. Explore Little Italy while enjoying live entertainment as well as the event's annual cannoli eating contest. (Grand and Mott streets, Manhattan, free entry, sangennaro.org) (Credit: Getty Images / Mario Tama )

Also Starring Harry Dean Stanton (Sept. 22-Oct. 1)

Harry Dean Stanton has been one of the

Harry Dean Stanton has been one of the great character actors for decades, and the 91-year-old's expansive body of work spans genres. That makes this Quad Cinema festival celebrating him rife with, well, a little bit of everything: "Aliens," "The Last Temptation of Christ," "Paris, Texas," "Escape From New York" (pictured, with Kurt Russell) "Pretty in Pink" and a collection of rarely screened oddities. Sept. 22-Oct. 1, ($15, 34 W. 13th St., 212-255-2243, quadcinema.com)

(Credit: Rialto Pictures)

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)

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'CHIHULY' (through Oct. 29)

Striking sculptures by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly
Striking sculptures by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly dot the 250-acre grounds of the New York Botanical Garden, with installations created especially for the exhibit. Don't miss special after-dark hours to experience the glassworks illuminated. 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, $20 to $25, nybg.org (Credit: NYBG)

'Tough Guys, Tough Dames' (Sept. 22-Oct. 5)

Classic Warner Bros. gangster movies get the spotlight

Classic Warner Bros. gangster movies get the spotlight in this expansive Film Forum retrospective. "Warner Bros. Tough Guys, Tough Dames ... Tough Pictures" is plenty meaty: A Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall double feature of "The Big Sleep" (pictured) and "To Have and Have Not"; James Cagney flicks such as "White Heat" and "Public Enemy"; Bette Davis in peak form in "Now, Voyager," and a whole lot more. (General admission $15, 209 W. Houston St., filmforum.org)

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 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. $34.99, 2300 Southern Blvd., bronxzootreetop.com (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)