This weekend: Rock Yard, Ra Ra Riot, free museum day

thru sun: the u.s. coast guard’s 295-foot long tall ship ‘eagle’ opens for free public tours at brooklyn’s pier 7 as part of her 75th birthday

7pm: ra ra riot, delicate steve, and buke and gass play the final free celebrate brooklyn concert of the summer. prospect park bandshell, $3 suggested donation.

dusk: free outdoor movie tonight: young frankenstein (narrows botanic gardens, bay ridge)

Two fun things in coney today: the second annual coney island sweetheart pet pageant (11am, $10) and the 21st annual sand sculpting contest (12-5pm, free)

8pm: all-female metallica cover band misstallica rocks union hall, $10 adv, $12 dos.

8pm: alvin ailey’s signature work revelations is revived by ailey ii to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its premiere. prospect park bandshell, free ($3 sugg. don.).

free admission and special programs at all six heart of brooklyn cultural institutions (brooklyn botanic garden, brooklyn children’s museum, brooklyn museum, brooklyn public library, prospect park and prospect park zoo). free carousel rides, contests, raffles, plus brooklyn icons mini golf at grand army plaza.

2pm: the jelly rock beach yard party moves to bushwick with the growlers, japanther, the death set, the soso glows, more. the morgan, free.

5-8pm: $10 will get you all you can sample plus free plymouth gin cocktails at huckleberry bar’s cold summer soup competition.

7-11pm: the ugly art room fundraiser for their governors island art fair project features free tacos, dark + stormies and narragansett open bar (until 10pm), a champagne toast, $1 oysters, $15 fish + chips with a pint, djs, prizes. the bedford, $10.

9pm: a tribe called quest’s q-tip spins at brooklyn bowl, $5-10.

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  • please note that the cold summer soup competition at huckleberry bar is sunday, not today. we apologize for the error.