The Weekend Guide

summer flower workshop!

Petal to the nettle.

Kat Flower Summer Wildflower Workshop
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 kathleen@katflower.com. Cost is $160.

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
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 essexfarm@gmail.com. R.S.V.P. for dinner ($28) to 518-963-4400.

Eva New York Warehouse Sale
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).

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
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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Essex Farm
2503 Rte 22
Essex, NY 12996
Essex Inn
2297 Main St
Essex, NY 12936
Brooklyn Bridge Park
2 Old Fulton St
@ Furman St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Five Angels Theater
789 10th Ave
bt 53rd & 54th Sts
New York, NY 10019
153 Elizabeth St
@ Kenmare St, inside The Nolitan Hotel
New York, NY 10013
Eva New York
355a Bowery
bt 3rd & 4th Sts
New York, NY 10003