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BP Weekender: Nine things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 18-20

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An ice view: The Industry City skating rink is beside a gingerbread house bar and a lot of holiday decorations.
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Friday, Nov. 18

Art pop-up: Learn more about the key artworks in the “Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Each 15-minute tour is led by a seasoned Brooklym Museum guide, who will teach you all about the art and the artist!

Free with museum admission. 2-3 p.m. at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway between Washington and Flatbush avenues in Prospect Heights.

Ice skating at Industry City: Kick off the winter season with the grand opening of Industry City’s outdoor ice rink! Dress warmly to enjoy an afternoon of skating with your friends and neighbors, and don’t forget to grab a snack at the Food Hall.

$15. 4-8 p.m. at Courtyard 5/6 at Industry City, 51 35th St. between second and third avenues in Sunset Park.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Opera in Brooklyn: The Regina Opera House presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Telephone” and “The Medium,” with opera singers Brooke Schooley, Chris Drago Distonich, Cate Webber, and more.

$5-$25. Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m. Regina Opera at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 5902 Sixth Ave. between 59th and 60th streets in Sunset Park.

Drag variety show: Nancy Nogood celebrates seven years in drag with a spectacular anniversary show featuring guests Emi Grate, Senerio, and Mx. Shelby! Take in wonderful shows by drag performers old and new as you celebrate Nancy.

$20. 18+ 8 p.m. at Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave. between Stillwell Avenue and W. 12th Street in Coney Island.

Family overnight at the aquarium: There’s no better way to enjoy the sharks of the New York Aquarium than by spending the night snoozing beside their exhibits! At this family-friendly sleepover, kids (and caregivers!) will tour the aquarium behind the scenes, enjoy after-hours access to the Ocean Wonders exhibit, and, best of all, sleep beside the tanks!

$80-$100 per person. 6 p.m.-9 a.m. New York Aquarium, 602 Surf Ave. near West 7th Street in Coney Island.

Danish Christmas Fair: The Danish Seamen’s Church hosts its annual Christmas Fair! Enjoy some traditional festive Danish food and drinks and shop for goods including candles, Christmas decorations, sweet and savory treats, and more.

Free to attend. Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Danish Seaman’s Church, 102 Willow St. between Clark and Pierrepont streets in Brooklyn Heights.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra pop-up concert: Enjoy classical music played by some of Brooklyn’s most talented musicians at a pop-up concert at the Brooklyn Museum! A trio of viola, clarinet and piano players will perform pieces by Mozart, Johann Back and Max Bruch.

Free. 2-3 p.m. and 3:15-4:15 p.m. at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway between Washington and Flatbush avenues in Prospect Heights.

Great trees of Green-Wood: It’s peak foliage time here in Brooklyn, and Green-Wood Cemetery’s 8,000 trees are decked out in their autumnal best. Take a stroll through the graveyard on this guided walking tour and learn more about the hundreds of different tree species at Green-Wood.

$25-$30. 2 p.m. at Green-Wood Cemetery, Fifth Avenue and 25th Street in Greenwood Heights.

Kids’ paper sculpting workshop: Artists from the Court Tree Collective will teach kids all about origami, pop-up art and paper engineering techniques — which kids can use to create their own wearable paper jewelry!

$25. 1 p.m. at the Court Tree Collective at Industry City, 51 35th St. between second and third avenues in Sunset Park.

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