"The Playground": Your Guide to What to Do This Weekend

by guestofaguest · October 1, 2010

It's time to figure out where some of the best parties are this weekend. Below are our picks of this weekend's top events. Make sure to check out our Calendar Page and follow us on Twitter as well.-

Battle of the Badges When: Fri, October 1, 8:00pm-10:00pm Where: Madison Square Garden Why: The 28th annual boxing competition between NYC's heroes Details

Cocktails & Contemporary Art on the Lower East Side When: Sat, October 2, 12:00pm-4:00pm Where: Gallery Bar Why: An easy saturday afternoon at Gallery Bar Details

Pig Island Food Festival When: Sat, October 2, 11:30am-4:30pm Where: Governor's Island, Ferry at Batery Maritime Bldg, New York, NY Why: Discover all the ways you can cook a pig with unlimited tastings, music and beers Details

Closing Party for Craft Beer Week When: Sun, October 3, 3:00pm-7:00pm Where: Eleven Madison Park, 11 Madison Ave, New York, NY Why: Beers, live bands, and food from chef Daniel Humm Details

October Ball at the MoMA When: Sat, October 2, 9:00pm-1:00am Where: MoMA Why: Open bar and after-party at Marquee Details