BP Weekender: Six things to do in Brooklyn this weekend! Nov. 5-7

A painting from Michael James Freedman who will be showing work at Littlefield.
Michael James Freedman

Saturday, Nov. 6

The great tater-tot crawl of ‘21: Grab some potato-loving friends, lace up your expanding sweatpants and head to Park Slope for the Park Slope Tater Tot Tour! Free registration gets you a map of all the best places to get deep fried potato nuggets in the Slope, try them all if you think you can handle it!

Nov. 6 starting at 2 pm in Park Slope, free registration here

Elsewhere anniversary: Celebrate the four-year anniversary of Bushwick nightclub Elsewhere with DJ sets from Maya Jane Coles, Shaun J. Wright, and and Kiana in the main hall, while the Sazón Collective holds down Zone One. 

Nov. 6 at Elsewhere, 599 Johnson Ave. near Scott Avenue in Bushwick, 10 pm-4 am, $30, tickets here

Sunday, Nov. 7 

The artwork of rebirth: Why Not Art? presents “Rebirth: Brooklyn” an art show that channels the energies of Brooklyn as it recovers from the pandemic and returns to something resembling itself.  The exhibition features artworks from New York-based artists Jo-Ann Acey, Michael James Freedman, and Demarcus McGaughey who contributed works that deal with themes of music, urban life, and social awareness. Littlefield hosts a pop-up reception on Sunday. 

Opens Nov. 7 at 3 pm at Littlefield, 635 Sackett St. between Third and Fourth avenues, runs through December, free, www.littlefieldnyc.com

Watch the marathon! The next best thing to participating in the New York City Marathon is watching it, and there are plenty of places along the route in Brooklyn to cheer on athletes as they make the 26.2 mile trek. See here for a handy map of the route. 

Nov. 7 beginning at 7 am, multiple locations throughout Brooklyn. 

The Pieces: This comedic play tells the story of a 9/11 conspiracy through the music of Ashlee Simpson. At a Cracker Barrel outside Dallas, Texas, a young Simpson overhears the Bush administration plotting the attacks on the World Trade Center. She then sets out on a journey to become a pop star and tell the world the truth, while the government works to sabotage her along the way. 

Nov. 7 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Union Hall, 202 Union St. near Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, $15, unionhallny.com

All weekend long 

The Other Art Fair: This travelling art fair aims to bring together art lovers of all stripes for a celebration of affordable, accessible arts, with prices starting as low as $150 for some pieces. The fair boasts thousands of pieces from 150 different artists. 

Nov. 4-7 at the Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. between West and Franklin Streets in Greenpoint, $18, www.theotherartfair.com.