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BP Weekender: Six things to do in Brooklyn Oct. 7-9

Brooklynites raise more than $700K for breast cancer awareness at ‘Making Strides’ walk in Coney Island

Friday, Oct. 7

Comic book signing: Erik Burham and Sarah Myer, creators of a brand-new but true-to-tradition “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Saturday Morning Adventures,” visit St. Mark’s Comics to sign copies of their comic books.

Free. 8-10 p.m. at St. Mark’s Comics at Industry City, 51 35th St. between 2nd and 3rd avenues in Sunset Park.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Red Hook Open Studios: Artists will open their Red Hook-based studios to the public Saturday and Sunday for denizens eager to learn about the artistic process and how it all comes together in the waterfront nabe.

Free for spectators, $25 for artists to register and get their studios on the official map. 1 p.m. across Red Hook.

Octoberfest: Prost! It’s time to celebrate the season by sampling a ton of tasty local beers at Time Out Market’s Octoberfest celebration. Choose one of three sampling sessions featuring brews from Sixpoint Brewery, Greenpoint Beer & Ale, Five Boroughs Brewing Co., and more. Participate in a stein-hoisting contest for the chance to win a decorative stein and Time Out Market stein, plus enter raffle giveaways and enjoy live music.

$15. 12-8:30 p.m. at Time Out Market, 55 Water St. between Main and New Dock streets in Dumbo. Buy tickets online in advance.

Sunday, Oct. 9

Walk for a cure: The Making Strides walk, raising money for breast cancer awareness and research, is once again returning to Coney Island just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Suggested donation. 8 a.m. at Maimonides Park, 1904 Surf Ave. in Coney Island.

Queer History of Coney Island: Join Coney Island USA for an afternoon of learning about queer history in Coney Island with author Hugh Ryan and Filmmaker and Lesbian Herstory Archives Coordinator Alexis Clements.

Free. 1 p.m. at Coney Island Brewery, 1904 Surf Ave. between W. 16th and W. 17th streets in Coney Island.

All weekend long

Greg’s Pumpkin Patch: ‘Tis the season to visit a pumpkin patch, and luckily, there’s one right here in Brooklyn. All month long, Greg’s Trees will run an activity-heavy pumpkin patch in Domino Park. Pick out some pumpkins and other fall decorations, explore a hay maze, and snap some pictures.

Free to visit through Oct. 31 at Domino Park at South 1st Street and River Street in Williamsburg.

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