oM Weekend Agenda: City of Water Day, Cultural Festivals, Dinner on the Farm, More

  • Free boating, kayak demonstrations, fishing and music are all a part of City of Water Day on Saturday. [Brooklyn Bridge Park]
  • Great Performances hosts a gourmet dinner at Katchkie Farm this Saturday; take Amtrak to Hudson station, then call Rick’s Taxi at 518.828.3356 for a quick ride to the farm. [GP]
  • An exhibit chronicling the creative career of Jim Henson opens Saturday at the Museum of the Moving Image, complete with original muppets, drawings and movie screenings. [Museum of the Moving Image]
  • Grand Army Plaza hosts the first Prospect Park Food Truck Rally of the summer on Sunday. [Prospect Park
  • The Marilyn! film series ends this Sunday at BAMcinématek. [BAM]
  • The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival finishes Saturday with something for everyone: Family day, music and a graffitibattle. [Brooklyn Bodega]
  • Tug and Barge Week opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park Friday, offering free tugboat trips and barge tours through July 24. [Brooklyn Bridge Park]
  • Bike the River Valley’s scenic cycling event along the Hudson is this Sunday. [Bike the River Valley]
  • Sunday is National Ice Cream Day, so why stop the celebrating at one scoop? The Bell House in Brooklyn will have 20to 30 types of ice cream for you to taste at the Ice Cream Takedown. [The Takedown]
  • Handsaw players from all over the world make the annual pilgrimage to Astoria this Saturday for the Musical Saw Festival. [Musical Saw Festival]
  • The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival continues at Boscobel this weekend with a Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, and a wine tasting.  [HVSF]
  • Pilsener House & Biergarten opens today, adding another rooftop hotspot in Hoboken. [offManhattan]

Photo: Courtesy of Etienne Frossard