Weekend Warrior: Our Offical Cheat-Sheet

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Housing Works Garage Sale—Shop good, do good! Lots of vintage finds from killer designers and killer prices too.
Saturday August 28, 10 a.m. Housing Works Thrift Shops Garage Sale, 245 West 10th Street (between Hudson and Bleecker streets); 212-352-1618.
Michael Jackson's Birthday—Spike Lee is hosting a major bash in honor Michael Jackson's birthday. DJs will be pumping out Jackson tunes all day long, so bring your moon-walking shoes, and keep an eye out for special celebrity guests!
Sunday August 29, 12 to 6 p.m. Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson Birthday Party, Prospect Park, 95 Prospect Park West (at 5th Street), Brooklyn.
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Cinnamon Band—This rockin' Virginia based duo is heading to Brooklyn this Friday. Come check them out at Death by Audio, for a big drum, loud guitar show!
Firday August 27th, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Death by Audio, 49 South 2nd Street (between Wythe and Kent Avenues), Brooklyn.
Hester Street Fair—We write about this all the time, but it's not often that street fairs and gourmet are used in the same sentence. Sample fancy treats like lobster rolls, Japanese waffles, and fresh peach ice cream. Is your mouth watering too?
Saturday August 28th, and Sunday August 29th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hester Street Fair, At Hester Street and Essex Street.
Kiki De Montparnasse Sale—What would the weekend be without an epic sale? The luxe lingerie purveyor is throwing a sample sale that no sexy girl should miss. Bras and thongs are marked way down, and guaranteed to get your guy (or girl's) attention!
Friday, August 27, through Wednesday, September 1, from noon to 7:30 p.m. Kiki de Montparnasse Surprise Sample Sale in the Private Salon, 79 Greene Street, 2nd floor, (at Spring Street); 212-965-8150.
Central Park Conservatory's Film Festival—Feeling some hometown pride? Head into the park for this interesting film fest&mdash:Manhattan's iconic skyline is this year's theme, so watch King Kong scale the Empire State building, and Woody Allen awkwardly woo Diane Keaton under the Queensboro Bridge.
Tuesday August 24th through Saturday August 28th, 8 p.m. Central Park Conservatory Film Festival, Central Park, North of Sheep Meadow, behind Mineral Springs (midpark at 69th Street). Enter the park at 72nd Street; 212-310-6600.
PS1 Warm Up Party—Big Freedia and her trusty crew of scantily clad dancers are back in town, and they're starting the day off at Moma's PS1 Warm Up party, then heading down to Coco 66 for the wild after party. Get you you're butt ready, cause it'll be bouncing all night long.
Saturday August 28th, 10p.m. Myopenbar and Tammy Hart Present: PS1 Warm Up After-party with Big Freedia, House of Ladosha and GHE20 GOTHIK DJs, Coco 66, 66 Greenpoint Avenue (between West and Franklin streets); 718-389-7392.
NYC Daily Deals Two Year Anniversary— This deal site is turning two, and to celebrate, everything is $2! Burgers, dogs, beers, and raffle tickets galore! Send an e-mail to nycbbqbash@gmail.com to make sure you get in on the fun. The terrible twos were never this pleasant.
Sunday, August 29th, 1 to 5 p.m. NYC Daily Deals Two Year Anniversary BBQ, The Bell House, 149 7th Street (between 2nd and 3rd avenues), Brooklyn; 718-643-6510.
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