Friday, December 19, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Booze School: Momofuku Má Pêche Summer Sessions

    Momofuku's midtown outpost hosts a series of courses on wine and cocktails through early September.

    This weekend: Learn the pros and cons of boxed wine vs. bottled wine with vinophile writer Talia Baiocchi.

    Sat 5p. 15 W. 56th St. (6th Ave.), Midtown. $75-200 here.

    Nearby: Quality Meats; The Bar Room at the Modern; Burger Joint

  • Très Magnifique: The Parisian Ball

    Governors Island becomes a Moulin Rouge-ish time capsule at this outdoor party with DJs from the French underground.

    Ride it: And the best part? An entire French carnival with vintage carousels and rides.

    Sat 4p-2a. Governors Island. $40-50 here.

  • Nice JNCOs: The '90s One-Hit Wonders Sing Along

    Groove and chant along to Vanilla Ice, Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch, and Blind Melon at this music video party.

    Don't forget the flannel: Dress the part and get into the spirit with Mambo #5 and Tubthumping cocktails.

    Sat 10p. Union Hall, 702 Union St. (5th Ave.), Park Slope. $8 here.

    Nearby: Littleneck; Mission Dolores; Al Di La

  • Ball Play: Pétanque Tournament at Bar Tabac

    Celebrate Bastille Day with an afternoon of boules — either as a spectator or a three-person team.

    For the rest of us: Grab a Lillet Blanc at Bar Tabac, which is doing drink specials all week.

    Sun Noon. Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St., Boerum Hill (718-923-0918). $45 per team.

    Nearby: Pacifico; Char No. 4; Rucola

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