Things to do for June 10, 2010

The Weekender

Bourbon, Belly Dancers and BBQ

The weekend wants to be your friend.

Thursday
Brand-New Perks
PERKS

Brand-New Perks

This week, Perks brings you an invite to an underground society (hint: there's sailing) and two VIP tickets to a taping of The Colbert Report. If you were looking for an excuse to buy a pet eagle, this is it.

After-Hours BBQ with Lady Liberty
NIGHT RIDER

After-Hours BBQ with Lady Liberty

After-hours on Liberty Island isn't quite the sunrise experience you're used to. But staying on the island well past closing time to watch the sunset, while enjoying a BBQ buffet with 1,200 of your closest friends, still counts as an after-hours party. Basically.

Jun 10 and various Thursdays, 5:30pm, $35, Battery Park Place (at State St), 212-344-7220, tickets here

Friday
Figment Festival Takes Governors Island
ART ISLAND

Figment Festival Takes Governors Island

It's an island picnic. It's an outdoor concert series. It's the largest open-air art installation in New York City this weekend. It's two days of wandering Governors Island in the sun, brushing past writhing belly dancers and dragon puppets that breathe fire. Audience participation is encouraged, so feel free to BYOF.

Jun 11, 10am-4pm, and Jun 12-13, 10am-6pm, Figment Festival at Governors Island

Saturday
Fatty Pancakes and a 'Cue BLT
BBQ BRUNCH

Fatty Pancakes and a 'Cue BLT

Bacon, egg and cheese may be all your average Saturday morning recovery requires, but there will always be those blessed, sparkler-illuminated nights of champagne bottles without end and impassioned dance floor displays. For those mornings-after, you'll need stronger medicine. Starting Saturday, Fatty 'Cue will play doctor with smoked brisket sandwiches and highly medicinal BLTs.

Sat-Sun, noon-4pm, Fatty 'Cue, 91 S Sixth St, Brooklyn, 718-599-3090

Billy Reid Imports a Smoker
ALABAMA Q

Billy Reid Imports a Smoker

Knowing the kind of Southern gentlemanly duds that Billy Reid wants to dress you in, you'd almost expect to see an open bourbon bar and roasting pig every time you walk by his Bond Street Store. Actually, on Saturday, that's exactly what you'll find: his friends from Alabama are driving up with a smoker and a hog and doing it up in front of the store. We assume moonshine will be involved, but we always assume that.

Jun 12, 7-9pm, Billy Reid, 54 Bond St, 212-598-9355

Monday
75% Off at Isaia
SALE-ING

75% Off at Isaia

The thing about well-fitting suits, handmade in Napoli with the same reinforced stitching employed since production launched in 1930, is that one just never knows when such a suit will prove indispensable. Be ready for that moment. And for 75% off.

Jun 14-17, 10am-7pm, Jun 18, 10am-1pm, Isaia, 225 Fifth Ave (between 26th and 27th St)

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