The Weekend Guide

Alive and well, even after last week’s tent brawls, CMJ chaos, and Res festing. Frankie say relax.

Million Dollar Duck Race

What: 25,000 rubber duckies race the East River from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Seaport to benefit the Special Olympics.
Why: Want to win a million bucks? Adopt your own quacker or a get a Quack Pack of five.
When: Fri. at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Pier 17 at South Street Seaport, Fulton St., at Water St. (212-490-1062).

Loudmouth Soup: a Real-Time Hollywood Dinner Party
What: The real Tinseltown: seven actors, eight cameras, no scripts, no second takes.
Why: Guess who’s coming to dinner?
When: Thurs.-Sun., 9 p.m.
Where: Two Boots Pioneer Theater, 155 E. 3rd St., b/t Aves. A & B. (212-591-0434).

Nous Non Plus
What: Fun, fake-French pop band (formerly known as Les Sans Culottes) are now pro-panties.
Why: Fast, furious, and fantastique!
When: Fri. at midnight.
Where: Sin-é, 150 Attorney, b/t Houston & Stanton Sts. (212-388-0077).

Design 21: Love/Why?

What: Last week of UNESCO’s design show focusing on discovering love through material things.
Why: Ain’t it the truth?
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Felissimo Design House, 10 W. 56th St., at Fifth Ave. (212-247-5656).

Backyard Sample Sale

What: Slashed prices on Comme des Garçons leather, Missoni bedding, Hoyt & Bond accessories, Tink house wares, and more.
Why: Home furnishing never felt so good.
When: Thurs.-Sun., noon-8 p.m.
Where: Bark, 495 Atlantic Ave., b/t Nevins St. & Third Ave., Brooklyn (718-625-8997).