5 Can’t Miss No-Fork Events This Weekend

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What: Bastille Day NYC
Where: 60th St., from 5th Ave. to Lexington Ave.
When: Sunday, July 9, 12–5pm
Why Go: Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day at New York’s biggest and most festive French-themed street fête. Market booths will line 60th St. selling everything sweet like savory crepes and macaroons. Register for a chocolate and champagne tasting, enjoy live entertainment and enter to win prizes such as a three-day luxury trip to Paris. Click to go

Garden City

What: New York Sports and Fitness Expo (NYFitSpo)
Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum
When: Saturday, July 8, 10am–5pm
Why Go: Still working on your beach body? Join NYFitSpo for a day focused on fitness. Vendors from athletic wear clothing lines, supplement brands, health food stores and gyms will be present. Take free samples and enter to win giveaways. Click to go


What: 2017 Stars & Stripes Racing Festival
Where: Belmont Park Race Track
When: Saturday, July 8, 11:30am
Why Go: This stars and stripes racing festival is stacked with excitement. In addition to the races, enjoy a buffet breakfast, food trucks, family-fun activities and giveaways! Click to go


What: Vanderbilt Concours 2017
Where: Vanderbilt Museum
When: Sunday, July 9, 9am–2pm
Why Go: View beautiful cars in a venue that is just as stunning. Join the Porsche Club of America for a full class and street class car show, complete with food and a stroll through the grounds. Click to go


What: 3rd Annual Beach Barking Fundraiser
Where: Tropix on the Mile
When: Sunday, July 9, 1–4pm
Why Go: Join Ruff House Rescue and their adoptable dogs for a barbecue, cash bar, live band and raffles. Click to go