The Weekend Guide

craft beer week!

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Craft Beer Week
Pick up your $10 passport, and then sail from one $3 pint to the next at more than 100 watering holes across town.
Why: Kick off the suds slamming at Freaktoberfest ($55) with 35-plus craft selections, educational tastings, Coney Island sideshow performers, local indie bands, burlesque dancers, and more.
When: Fri.-Oct. 3. Fest, Fri., 7 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Fest, The Rock Shop, 249 Fourth Ave., at President St., Park Slope. Check the full schedule of events online at nycbeerweek.com.

Jane Mayle Micro Boutique
The cult designer (who shuttered her Elizabeth Street store in 2009) pops up, bringing her highly coveted fall 2010 capsule collection to the UES.
Why: New items arrive each week. Catch the exclusive boot collab between Mayle and Sigerson Morrison designers next week, and prepare to meet the coat of your dreams in week three.
When: Today-Oct. 14. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Sigerson Morrison, 19 E. 71st St., b/t Fifth & Madison Aves. (212-734-2100).

Le Grand Fooding 2010: New York vs. San Francisco
Culinary dynamos face off to see which coast needs to get the hell out of the kitchen. Competitors include wood-grilled pork rib-eye with smoked tomato jam (Nopa, SF) and Seersucker’s spicy fried chicken.
Why: To see if David Chang can back up his smack talk (“… every restaurant in San Francisco is just serving figs on a plate with nothing on it. Do something with your food.”) Plus, proceeds from all ticket sales support Action Against Hunger.
When: Fri. & Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., LIC. Info and tickets ($50-$80) online at legrandfooding.com.

Fenton-Fallon Jewelry Sale
Fashion Week standout Dana Lorenz deeply discounts her spring/summer 2010 baubles and other past-season gems before moving into a new studio.
Why: Stud cuffs (were $180, now $35), crystal earrings (were $290, now $30-$50), and one-of-a-kind necklaces (were $500-$1,000, now $50-$100).
When: Thurs., 1-8 p.m.; Fri., 1-7 p.m.
Where: End of Freeman Alley, b/t Bowery & Chrystie Sts. (212-477-1315).

Dolce Vita/DV Warehouse Sale
Boots starting at $49, flats and oxfords from $39, and sandals starting at $19.
Why: Take those Jacksons you saved and round out your fall wardrobe with a few pairs from Mara Hoffman and Torn.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 156 Ludlow St., b/t Stanton & Rivington Sts., 4th flr.

Art of Farming Market
What: Vendor-hop and pick from award-winning Battenkill creamery milk, free-range eggs from Shady Maple farm, produce from Katchkie Farm, and Beekman 1802’s goat cheese.
Why: All produce sales benefit The Sylvia Center and GrowNYC New Farmer Development Project.
When: Today, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Sotheby’s, 1334 York Ave., b/t 71st & 72nd Sts. Admission is free.

Photo: Courtesy of NYC Beer Week

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1334 York Ave
bt 71st & 72nd Sts
New York, NY 10021
249 4th Ave
@ President St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Dolce Vita
156 Ludlow St
bt Stanton & Rivington Sts, 4th flr
New York, NY 10002
19 E 71st St
bt 5th & Madison Aves
New York, NY 10021
22-25 Jackson Ave
@ 46th Ave
Queens, NY 11101