Eight sound stages with live blues, R&B, jazz, country, rock, Middle Eastern orchestra, music for kids, and more! Four hundred vendors including jewelry, clothes, home accessories, unique crafts, and foods from around the world. Book readings, cultural events, including live belly dancing. Children and families will enjoy face painting, clowns, haircuts, pony rides, floating castle puppets, & arts activities. Local stores and restaurants to offer specials on this day. The New York Transit Museum’s 13th Annual Bus Festival will be part of Atlantic Antic this year. The Museum's collection of vintage buses will be on display and children's workshops offered. Admission to
the Museum, one block away, is free from Noon to 5 p.m.
1.5 miles of Atlantic Avenue closed to traffic from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue running through Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill in Downtown Brooklyn, New York.
Price: All activities FREE and open to the public.
Directions: Any Brooklyn bus to civic center, or subways 2,3,4,5 to Nevins St. OR Atlantic Avenue OR Borough Hall, M to Borough Hall, R to Borough Hall OR Lawrence St., OR Pacific St., F to Bergen Street OR Jay Street, B, Q to Atlantic Avenue, N, M, D to Pacific St., A, C, G to Jay
Street OR Hoyt/Schermerhorn.
Official Website: http://www.atlanticave.org
Added by mkarshan on August 18, 2006