Things to do for July 03, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

We know it's Tuesday, but do it for your country...

Tuesday
July 4th Sale at Caravan
TUESDAY SHOPPING

July 4th Sale at Caravan

Celebrate America's birthday by buying something for yourself: 20% off all clothing (Trovata, Loomstate, J. Lindeberg) and 30% off all accessories.

411: Through July 8, 2 Great Jones St (between Broadway and Lafayette), 212-260-8189

Wednesday
4th of July Pig Roast at Bar Martignetti
WEDNESDAY BBQ

4th of July Pig Roast at Bar Martignetti

Bar Martignetti's first annual indoor/sidewalk pig roast kicks off at 10 a.m. with pulled pork sandwiches, cornbread, blueberry pie and tall boys. And that's just breakfast.

411: July 4, 10am-sundown, 406 Broome (at Cleveland Pl), 212-680-5600, barmartignetti.com

Wednesday
4th of July BBQ at 5 Ninth
WEDNESDAY MORE BBQ

4th of July BBQ at 5 Ninth

If you'd rather enjoy your BBQ a little closer to the source, head to 5 Ninth in the meatpacking district. They're serving house-smoked brisket, fried chicken, corn on the cob and biscuits with gravy.

411: July 4, noon-11pm, $29, 5 9th Ave (between Little West 12th and Gansevoort), 212-929-9460

Thursday
MoMA@Nite Kicks Off
THURSDAY ART AND COCKTAILS

MoMA@Nite Kicks Off

Starting this week, MoMA will stay open "late" (9 p.m.) on summer Thursdays for the MoMA@Nite series. It's your chance to see the Richard Serra exhibit in a whole new light (darkness) with the added pleasure of a bar and live music (the big sound of... Orchestre de Chambre Miniature) in the sculpture garden.

411: July 5, 5:30-9pm, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, 11 W. 53rd St (between 5th and 6th Aves), 212-708-9400

Saturday
'80s Tribute Bands Rock The Canal Room
SATURDAY HAIR METAL

'80s Tribute Bands Rock The Canal Room

When the lights...go down...in the city... fake Journey (Evolution) and fake Bon Jovi (Bad Medicine) play a double bill. Nothing says 4th of July like hearing Bad Medicine sing... Bad Medicine.

411: July 7, $20, Evolution at 9:30pm; $15, Bad Medicine at midnight; 212-941-8100

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