Your Best Bets: What to Do This Weekend
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This Week’s Best Bets
1. Dead Meat at the Capitol Theatre
An electrifying tribute to The Grateful Dead, Dead Meat has become a fan favorite known for their moving harmonies, high-energy blocks of music, and routinely pushing the limits of the Dead’s vast catalog. The band’s unique renditions of timeless classics make them a must-see, whether you’re a lifelong Deadhead or a casual listener. Doors open 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of show.
149 Westchester Ave
For more info or tickets, click here.
2. Community Day at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting (Saturday, 8/6)
For your kids who aspire to be firefighters (or the kid in you who one day dreamed of being one), enjoy a fun-filled, family-friendly “Super Saturday” at the Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Museum of Firefighting’s Community Day. Enjoy new exhibits, exciting demonstrations by the Owego Hose Team and Molly the Museum Dog, a barbershop quartet, fun games and prizes for all ages, and other surprises. Admission and activities are free, including cake celebrating FASNY’s 150th anniversary.
17 Harry Howard Ave
For more info, click here.
3. Heritage of India Festival (Sunday, 8/7)
Come celebrate India’s culture at the Heritage of India Festival. There will be live Indian cultural performances, Indian cuisine, an Indian merchandise bazaar, mehendi (henna) art, and children’s arts and crafts. From 12 to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Admission and parking are free. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets.
Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
For more info, click here.
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