Five things to do in Brooklyn, June 28–July 4
Exile in Brooklyn: Rocker Liz Phair will play Prospect Park on June 29 as part of the Bric Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
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This weekend is your last chance to see the Morbid Anatomy Museum’s exhibit “Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory: Visions of the Afterlife in the Catholic Tradition,” and at tonight’s Summer Garden Party you can chat with the curators and artists, listen to music, and sip a drink while you check it out.
7–9 p.m. at Green-Wood Cemetery’s Fort Hamilton Gatehouse (Fort Hamilton Parkway at Micieli Place in Windsor Terrace, www.green-wood.com). $15..
Rock goddess Liz Phair, who broke through with “Exile in Guyville” in 1993 and has been consistently awesome ever since, will play the Bric Celebrate Brooklyn! stage tonight, alongside Ted Leo and the Monsters and Brooklyn pop-rocker Caroline Rose.
7 p.m. at Prospect Park Bandshell, enter at Ninth Street and Prospect Park West in Park Slope, (718) 683–5600, www.bricartsmedia.org/cb]. Free.
Spend your afternoon watching adorable doggies walk the red carpet! Today’s Bark Avenue Adopt-a-thon will pose puppers in style, so you can spot your next fur-ever friend. And if you already have a canine companion, you can try a class in dog-dancing, step into a pooch photo booth, and send your pup across an agility course.
1–5 p.m. at Carroll Park (Court Street between Carroll and President streets in Carroll Gardens, www.badassbrooklynanimalrescue.com). Free..
Author Mark Hunnibell will discuss his annotated re-issue of the 1921 memoir “Across American by Motorcycle,” and his upcoming attempt to recreate that journey on a painstakingly restored 1919 Henderson four-cylinder motorcycle. Join him for a night of readings, food, drinks, and music.
7–10 p.m. at Triumph Brooklyn [105 Metropolitan Ave. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 690–3522, www.triumphbrklyn.com]. Free.
The world’s greatest sports competition returns to Coney Island! Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest will once again pit iron-jawed athletes against each other to claim the coveted Mustard Belt. Last year Joey Chestnut chomped down an astounding 74 dogs to retain his title — can he do it again? Head to the People’s Playground to find out!
10:45 a.m. at Nathan’s Famous [Surf Avenue at Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, www.nathansfamous.com]. Free.
Posted 12:00 am, June 28, 2019