SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009
(Final day until September)
The Artisan Market along DEKALB AVENUE in Fort Greene Park creates a veritable outdoor sidewalk gallery showing a wide range of functional and collectible art and design items. Artists personally display and sell only their own original creations. More on the market and the artists, visit: http://www.artisan-market.org
LIVE MUSIC – 11:30AM – FREE!
SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009
SPOKE: ACOUSTIC JAZZ QUARTET
This unique Brooklyn group of musicians have created a truly post-modern yet beautifully melodic album incorporating diverse influences from 1960′s free-bop, contemporary classical funk and Chinese pop music. DEKALB AVENUE @ WASHINGTON PARK
REVOLUTIONARY WAR MEMORIAL
DEKALB AVENUE, FORT GREENE
Celebrate July 4th and those who made it possible by visiting one of the most significant Revolutionary War memorials in the entire country: The Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Fort Greene Park. The Monument, a newly-restored column, crypt and plaza is a 1908 memorial to the 11,000 men and boys who died in horrid conditions on the British Prison Ships docked in Wallabout Bay during the Revolutionary War. For more information about the monument, its role in the formation of our country and the park that was once known as “Fort Putnam”, visit: http://www.fortgreenepark.org/
TOUR – HISTORY ON THE HILL
1:00PM, Saturday, July 4
Celebrate Independence Day with a guided tour of historic Fort Greene Park and discover the role this park played in The American Revolution.
FARMER’S MARKET AT FORT GREENE PARK
SATURDAYS, YEAR ‘ROUND
The harvest is in full gear at the Farmer’s Market at Fort Greene Park. Come for some incredible strawberries and leave with so much more. DEKALB AVENUE at Washington Park in Fort Greene. If you are an early bird, there are several excellent coffee craftsmen and pastry pros within steps of the market.
Saturday, July 4
Located just one block from the restaurants, cafes, shops and boutiques of Fort Greene’s DEKALB AVENUE, the FLEA is a browser’s paradise for things old, new and anywhere in-between. Check out the Flea and then work your way down DEKALB AVENUE for a pint of beer, some ice cream, a sandwich, or a leisurely lunch at an outdoor café or… pick up the makings of a picnic and even some wine on your way to Fort Greene Park (though you aren’t really supposed to have an “open container” in public!). Along with some great coffee places, it’s all right here.
RESTAURANTS, CAFES, PUBS, OUTDOOR DINING, DESIGNER SHOPS
(AND PLAYGROUNDS FOR THE KIDS)
Kick off the summer on DEKALB AVENUE in Fort Greene. Leave the Hamptons to… well the Hamptons. In the meantime get on your bike, hop almost any subway line or just start walking across the bridge and you are here.