Find your groove.
Bring to Light Festival
What: Light, sound, and projection installations by local and international artists set in nontraditional places (handball courts, a park bench).
Why: Other versions of the event (Nuit Blanche) will take place around the world, but an illuminated Manhattan skyline is better than any other illuminated skyline.
When: Sat., sunset-midnight.
Where: India St., at West St., Greenpoint.
Dig Deeper Festival
What: A rare duet performance with Jamaican ska and soul legends Stranger Cole and Patsy (she’s been retired since the ’70s).
Why: Old-school rhythms and tunes will warm you down to your tapping toes.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th St., b/t Second & Third Aves., Gowanus. Tickets ($20) online at ticketweb.com.
Fatty Crew Pullcart
What: Imbibe legally in Central Park at Fatty Crew’s (’Cue, Crab) mobile operation, now serving beer, wine, and prosecco along with pulled pork sliders and smoked chicken salad sandwiches.
Why: Stop by Sat. (1-6 p.m.) for all-you-can-eat-and-drink Oktoberfest beer, pretzel-bread bratwurst, and Fatty dogs.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Central Park, Bethesda Terrace, enter at 72nd St., at Terrace Dr. Tickets for Oktoberfest ($29) online at eventbrite.com.
Chile Pepper Fiesta
What: A daylong celebration of all things caliente, including a mariachi band, pepper picking, and a culinary showdown pitting sweeties (Mast Brothers Chocolate, Whimsy & Spice) against hotties (The Brooklyn Salsa Company, My Friend’s Mustard).
Why: Spice up your life.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 900 Washington Ave., at President St., Prospect Heights. Tickets ($10-$15) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Benefit Boutique Soho
What: Chipper aestheticians wax, tint, thread, and airbrush your body into blissful oblivion at Benefit’s first stand-alone boutique in NYC.
Why: It’s more than makeup; the candy-colored flagship turns out some of the best brows every side of Broadway.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 454 West Broadway, b/t Houston & Prince Sts. (212-769-1111).
Sottocasa Pizzeria Opens
What: Temptingly soft and salty wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizza topped with smoky Italian meats and molten cheese made by smokin’ Italian owner Luca Arrigoni.
Why: Go now while you can still find a seat in the charming outdoor garden.
When: Sun., Mon., Wed. & Thurs., noon-3:30 p.m. & 5-10:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-3:30 p.m. & 5-11:30 p.m. (Lunch hours start Sun.)
Where: 298 Atlantic Ave., at Smith St., Boerum Hill (718-852-8758).
Photo: Pepin Gelardi / Courtesy of Bring to Light Festival