These listings were compiled by DNAinfo's Brooklyn reporters Camille Bautista, Serena Dai, Rachel Holliday Smith, Leslie Albrecht, and Nikhita Venugopal.
Where: Brooklyn Mirage, 99 Scott Ave., East Williamsburg
When: 3 p.m. Saturday to sunrise Sunday
Some 6,000 people are expected to come to this music and food festival in new outdoor-indoor pop up venue Brooklyn Mirage. With food and music from around the world, the organizers hope this party will have a tropical, international vibe. Attendees can hang out at all day and all night.
Where: North End of the Esplanade, Prospect Park
When: Time varies on Saturday and Sunday
Kids 15 and under can learn how to fish while also learning about aquatic ecology and how to collect their own bait.
Friday, July 31
Where: WNYC Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Avenue near West Street, Greenpoint
When: 8:30 p.m.
The French Embassy’s free Films on the Green Festival ends on Friday with a tale about womanizing art dealer Daniel and his painter friend as they go to a villa on the French Riveria for the summer. It's a getaway disturbed by a “bohemian tempress” named Haydee. Free.
Where: Grove Alley at Hanover Place, between Fulton and Livingston streets, Downtown
When: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Rapper Talib Kweli will spin tunes at this downtown silent disco. Dance to your own beat as the hip-hop artist joins three DJs in channeling music through your headphones. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, chow down on selections from food trucks including Kimchi Taco, Coolhaus, and Sweet Chili. Local vendors will also be on scene. It costs $5 to rent headphones.
Where: Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St., Red Hook
When: 8:30 p.m.
Pioneer Works is screening Something Must Break, a Swedish movie that focuses on the life of a transgender woman in Stockholm and a love affair that begins with a heterosexual man.
Saturday, August 1
Where: North Brooklyn Farms, 320 Kent Ave., South Williamsburg
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
If dancing in the morning is your thing, Morning Gloryville is hosting a weekend brunch rave at South Williamsburg’s urban farm on Saturday. They won’t be serving booze, but they will have DJs, massage stations, watermelon smoothies, coffee, bbq and yoga. Kids are welcome and encouraged to wear ear protectors. Tickets cost $24.
Where: Galleries from Bedford to Lewis avenues, Bed-Stuy
When: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Bed-Stuy’s galleries and cultural centers open their doors on the first Saturday of each month for free, self-guided tours. Stop by participating venues to speak with artists and end the day at the Luminal Theater pop-up, where a collection of short films will be showcased. Brochures and maps can be picked up at Fulton Park on Saturday starting at noon.
► Hindu Lamp Ceremony
Where: Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park
When: 4 p.m.
Aeilushi Mistry will perform a traditional Hindu lamp-lighting ceremony, known as an “Aarti,” at the park along with a dance performance at the event.
Sunday, August 2
Where: Ran Tea House, 269 Kent Ave., South Williamsburg
When: 3 p.m.
Musician Jiaju Shen, who’s played at places like the UN, the Olympics and Carnegie Hall, stops at this tea house and co-working space to debut her EP Black Silk, an album which makes use of a unique instrument that combines the electric guitar with a classical Chinese lute. Tickets cost $15 and include a free copy of the EP.
Where: 440 Gallery, 440 Sixth Ave., Park Slope
When: 4:40 p.m.
Hear soprano Jody Mullen sing Great American Songbook standards with accompanist Bruce Van Hoven, then celebrate the end of 440 Gallery’s latest exhibit, “The Other Side of Summer” by photographer Tom Bovo.