Dylan Fest 2012
Where: Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place, (212) 777-1224
When: Friday, 8PM
This past Thursday, Bob Dylan celebrated his 71st year on earth, but the party continues at Irving Plaza on Saturday, as fans Jason Sudeikis, Fabrizio Moretti of The Strokes, Justin Long, and many more gather to honor the musician.
Uncles at Union Hall
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union Street, Brooklyn; (718) 638-4400
When: Saturday, 8PM
Hailing from Queens, indie-folk band Uncles join some of Brooklyn's finest songsters The Due Diligence and The Relatives at Union Hall. Uncles will be performing from their sophomore album "M4W" and you can listen to the group's single "Bayberry Lane" below:
Beer Here: Brewing New York's History
Where: New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West; (212) 873-3400
When: Friday-September 2
Delve into the state's boozy history with the New York Historical Society as they chronicle major beer milestones including George Washington's beer orders for the troops and vintage advertisements from Brooklyn Brewery.
5 Boro PicNYC
Where: Governor's Island, (212) 440-2200
When: Saturday and Sunday, 11:30AM-4:30PM
Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer and there's no better way to celebrate than with craft beer, gourmet eats, and a live, two-day music take over at Governor's Island.
8th Annual Bicycle Fetish
Where: Havemeyer between Grand and Metropolitan Avenues Brooklyn;
When: Saturday 12PM-6PM
Gather round your best cycling buddies and head to Williamsburg for a bike fetish block party with a barbecue, competitions, and a DJ performance from Tinseltown.
Brewskee Ball National Championship
Where: Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn; (347) 529-6696
When: Sunday, 1:30PM
Flex those skee-ball skills with 64 of the best rollers, including defending champion Joey the Cat, as they battle in the sport's ultimate tournament at The Knitting Factory.
Fleet Week Air Demonstrations
Where: Various locations
When: Various times
Patriotism takes to the air with a bunch of aviation demonstrations and displays throughout the city including Coney Island, Queens, Sheepshead Bay, and more. Check out the full schedule here and Happy Memorial Day!