Petal to the nettle.
Kat Flower Summer Wildflower Workshop
What: A floral design pro provides all the materials and directions for crafting your own take-home bouquet; cocktails and small bites included.
Why: Mix and match zinnias, dahlias, asters, echinacea, and other bright beauties (subject to availability).
When: Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: Exact Brooklyn location will be provided via email. Register (by noon tomorrow) by emailing email@example.com. Cost is $160.
What: More than 45 chefs and farmers from around the country display their nose-to-tail finest with the likes of Black Angus beef, Colorado lamb, Pekin ducks, Mangalitsa pigs, and more.
Why: Squeamish carnivores beware — an 800-pound steer will be cooked and carved whole on the premises.
When: Sat., 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Joralemon St., at Furman St. Tickets ($85-$195, including unlimited samples and beer) online at meatopia.org.
Agritourism Weekend at Essex Inn
What: Get down and dirty at an optional work session (weed brigade, harvest help), or hike, picnic, and tour the farm. Settle in for a family-style dinner.
Why: A nice departure from getting down and dirty in the subway.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: Farm, 2503 Rte. 22, Essex; inn, 2297 Main St., Essex. R.S.V.P. for work session or tour ($25) to 518-963-4613 or firstname.lastname@example.org. R.S.V.P. for dinner ($28) to 518-963-4400.
Eva New York Warehouse Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off Henrik Vibskov, Society for Rational Dress, Diana Orving, and others.
Why: Collina Strada bags on the cheap (snag the Luna for $215, the Sierra for $165, and the Ferra for $99).
When: Thurs.-Sat., noon-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 355a Bowery, b/t 3rd & 4th Sts. (212-925-3890).
What: The L’Artusi and Anfora crew swaps Italian for seasonal American and revives the boozing classics (think Harvey Wallbangers and Rusty Nails).
Why: Dig into fried chicken and watermelon rind salad while Lower East Sider-watching through the giant windows.
When: Daily, 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: The Nolitan Hotel, 153 Elizabeth St., at Kenmare St. (212-925-5559).
Heads or Tails
What: The 52nd Street Project presents ten whimsical plays created and developed by adult-kid duos.
Why: Former beauty queen shut-ins, crazed ninjas, and hamster lawyers.
When: Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: Five Angels Theater, 789 Tenth Ave., b/t 53rd & 54th Sts. Reservations (required) to 212-642-5052. Admission is free.
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