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  • Writer's pictureKaren Seiger

Steampunk, Harvest, Good Causes and More at the Markets this Weekend

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There are a ton of wonderful activities and events going on at the markets.  Visit the markets of New York City for bake sale and rummage sale fund raisers, local farms, fish mongers, pumpins, and a whole lot more.  And the Annual Steampunk Fashion Show and Exhibition finally here, so don’t miss it!

Saturday, October 24

Calabaza Fest at the Bushwick Farmers Market:  Celebrate Day of the Dead, Harvest Season, and Food at the Bushwick Farmers Market! 10AM – 5PM at Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25

Brooklyn Flea: The fabulous flea is hosting a bake sale and rummage sale to benefit two New York public schools.  Go shopping, eat a brownie, and support our students!  If you want to raise funds for your school too, contact the Brooklyn Flea!  10AM – 5PM, Saturday in Fort Greene and Sunday at One Hanson Place

Hester Street Fair: In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, volunteers from the Susan G. Komen Foundation are holding a weekend-long bake sale!  More shopping, more brownies, more fun for a great cause. 10AM – 6PM, Hester Street at Essex Street

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Steampunk Fashion Show and Exhibition: A lot of people wait all year long for this fashion/design/invention event.  Sponsored by the Brooklyn Indie Market, Steampunk Day has some amazing things in store for us, culminating in a fashion show by Brit Frady-Williams of Berit New York and partnering with Lola Lola Dance Theatre.  Bring your goggles, people – it’s going to be a fabulous ride!  Sunday, 11AM – 8PM at Dumbo Lofts, 155 Water Street, Dumbo

Great Pumpkin Fest, Bed Stuy Fly Market/Gather Brooklyn: Free pumpkins, music, eclectic vendors, pumpkin arts (gotta know what that is!) in the heart of Bed Stuy! Great for kids! Sunday, 11AM – 6PM, Lewis Avenue at Decator Street (Rain Date: October 31).

Fulton Stall Market: It’s the last weekend for the Stall Market this season!  Stop by for a great variety of foods, produce and handmade crafts by The {NewNew} Artisan Group.  Sunday is also the First Annual Taste of the Seaport – don’t miss that event either!  Sunday, 11AM – 6PM, South Street between Fulton and Beekman Street at the old Fulton Fish Market.

New Amsterdam Market: The theme this week is Hudson Valley Harvest.  Support local farms and sustainable agriculture, and enter a free prize drawing for the chance to win items donated by vendors, including tote bags, maple syrup, and heirloom seeds, all at the Glynwood stall.  Plus Fort Clyde Fresh Catch Fish Cooperative direct from Maine.  Sunday, 11AM – 4PM, South Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip

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