Pretend you’re in the tropics, and 15 more ways to warm up this weekend

Josh Sharp sings!
Will you fall in love with Josh Sharp at Union Hall? (No. 16)

1. Sample wine and cheese and other local food, and learn all about what lies north of the Bronx at EscapeMaker.com’s Local Food and Travel Expo. (Friday)

2. Convince yourself summer really is on its way by dancing to reggae, dancehall and summer jamz at Friends and Lovers’ Let’s Get Tropical party. (Friday)

3. See Heems for free at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, where he’ll no doubt be preaching the gospel of eat, pray, thug. (Friday)

4. Do some snooping at The Sharpe-Walentas Open Studios Weekend schmoozing at their opening reception in DUMBO. (Friday-Sunday)

5. Jane’s Walk has over 200 free tours this weekend, so check out the renovations at Brooklyn Bridge Park, or trace gentrification in Crown Heights. (Friday-Sunday)

6. Make your skin all soft and clear and shiny (but not too shiny) at Jolie Bloom’s Skincare pop-up shop at Brooklyn Baby Cakes. (Saturday)

7. Check out photos of women and girls from Cuba, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Kenya at #GlobaLenz Photography Exhibit. (Saturday)

8. Dress up real fancy for the reading of Jasmine Farrell’s My Quintessence at Brooklyn Heights library. (Saturday)

9. Wear your biggest hat and sip your mintiest julep at Mable’s 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Party. (Saturday)

10. Get soulful with vinyl cuts from sophisticated DJs like Fancy Cat, Mikey Post, and Classy Chris at Friends and Lovers. (Saturday)

11. Support the New Yorkers CAMBA helps out while you finally get some exercise and sunshine at this Prospect Park 5K and 10K. (Saturday)

12. Make up to your mom for that time you were a teenager with gifts from this Mother’s Day Pop-Up. (Sunday)

13. Bring your boom box to Adam Yauch Park for MCA day. (Sunday)

14. Take your brunch to a new level with trivia, truth or dare, bingo, and a lip-syncing contest at Franklin Park. (Sunday)

15. Plow your way through buckets of crawfish and at least four different Abita brews at Mission Dolores’ Crawfish Boil. (Sunday)

16. Watch Josh Sharp sing and tell jokes and force you, Sasheer Zamata, Jo Firestone, and Chris Gethard to love him at Union Hall. (Sunday)

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