1. The U.S. Open kicks off next Monday, but first little ones get in on the action at the Arthur Ashe Kids Day on Saturday, with interactive games, practice with the pros, and a music lineup including Hunter Hayes.
2. On Friday night, catch the last day of the weeklong Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, with a screening of Rear Window.
3. Or catch an hour of comedy by MTV personality and funnyman Damien Lemon at Subculture. Tickets are just $15.
4.How about a festival? The free and awesome Afropunk Fest takes over Commodore Barry park, with a lineup including Sharon Jones and the Cro-Mags.
5. While fans of neon and bass can hit Randalls Island for the Electric Zoo. Beware, and read the list of banned items before you go.
6. This weekend they're also closing out the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, with some free and cheap laughs.
7. ... And it's also the final days of the NYC International Fringe Festival, with plenty of opportunities to catch a performance.
8. You know whom Brooklyn loves? Michael Jackson. At least according to Spike Lee, who on Sunday hosts the free and outdoor Brooklyn Loves MJ party in Prospect Park.
9. While also in Brooklyn, you'll find some Canadians, when the Grammy-winning Arcade Fire plays three dates at the Barclays Center. Happy weekend!