11 Things To Do in Your Queens Neighborhood This Weekend

By  Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Katie Honan and Jeanmarie Evelly | April 28, 2016 3:31pm | Updated on September 22, 2017 7:42am

 Returning to the Rockaway Boardwalk on Saturday, NYC Honey Fest is a free, daylong festival featuring art, food, music, film, kids’ arts and crafts, and a bee-product marketplace.
Returning to the Rockaway Boardwalk on Saturday, NYC Honey Fest is a free, daylong festival featuring art, food, music, film, kids’ arts and crafts, and a bee-product marketplace.
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All Weekend

► Maker Faire 2017

Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This annual display of inventions, crafts and other creations returns to the museum. Day passes cost $25 for kids and $35 for adults, while youngsters under 2 get in for free.

► NY Art Book Fair

Where: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
When: Friday 1 to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

More than 300 booksellers will be peddling their wares during this annual sale, where shoppers can find art books, catalogs, zines as well as readings, discussions and other events.

► Queens Hip-Hop Festival

Where: Various locations, Astoria and Corona
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate hip-hop in Queens during this three-day event, which includes live music, DJs, a film screening and an art exhibit at different venues. A full schedule can be found here.

Friday, Sept. 22

Roseann Fino and Her Lovely Misfits

Where: SingleCut Beersmiths, 19-33 37th St., Astoria
When: 9 p.m.

Catch a free performance by this Astoria-based trio — a mix of punk and Americana — in the brewery's taproom.

Saturday, Sept. 23

NYC Honey Festival

Where: Beach 106th St. Concessions on the boardwalk, Rockaway Beach
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

See what all the buzz is about at this seventh annual honey festival, featuring art, music, movies, crafts and a bee-product marketplace. Feast on honey made from local bees and stock up for the year. The NYPD's Bee Cop will also be present.

Rock-A-Block Blvd

Where: Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 89th and Beach 94th streets, Rockaway Beach
When: noon to 5 p.m.

Enjoy food, yoga, dance performances, live theater and more at this festival, sponsored by the DOT and Rockaway Business Alliance. The street will be closed to traffic with plenty of activities.

Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival

Where: Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48-03 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside
When: Kids' films show from 1 to 2:30 p.m., adults from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Watch short films from around the world, with programming for kids showing in the morning and screenings for adults at night. Tickets are $12. 

► Noshwalk: Jamaica

Where: Meet in front of Capital One Bank, 146-21 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
When: 1 p.m.

Join this tour of various Jamaica restaurants featuring tastes of Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Guyanese and Bangladeshi cuisine. The tour includes stops for Filipino ice cream and ginger beer, plus a stop at a historic graveyard and church and King Manor Museum. Tickets are $57, which which includes food but not beverages.

► Hyper Incarceration and its Effect Upon Communities: Panel Discussion

Where: Cambria Heights Library, 218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights
When: 1 to 5 p.m.

This panel discussion will focus on hyper incarceration and its impact on communities across the nation as well as the need for reform. Panelists include Tiheba Bain, Flores Forbes, William Eric Waters, Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, and William Scarborough.

Interpol at Forest Hills Stadium
Where: Forest Hills Stadium, One Tennis Place, Forest Hills
When: 6:15 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.)

Interpol plays its debut album, "Turn on the Bright Lights," in its entirety as part of a tour to celebrate the album's 15th anniversary. Deerhunter and Battles open the show. Tickets range from $35 to $90.

Sunday, Sept. 24

► Great Men of Maple Grove

Where: Meet at Maple Grove Cemetery’s Victorian Building inside the gate at Kew Gardens Road and Lefferts Boulevard, Kew Gardens
When: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Certified guide Jo-Anne Raskin will lead this walking tour full of stories about people buried at Maple Grove Cemetery. Tickets are $5.

These listings were compiled by DNAinfo Queens reporters Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Katie Honan and Jeanmarie Evelly.