Whatever you do, do it with ganache.
What: Cofounder Christina Ha studied the meringue beauties at La Haute Patisserie Pierre Hermé in Paris before busting out her own funky flavors.
Why: Candied bacon with maple cream cheese, s’mores, and Thai chili concoctions. Plus, $1 from the sale of every lemon macaron will be donated to the pediatric cancer-battling Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
When: Every Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Hester Street Fair, Hester St., at Essex St.; online at etsy.com.
City of Water Day Festival
What: Hop aboard free harbor and ferry cruises, see aquatic-themed films, and check out human-powered boating demos in celebration of NYC’s historic waterways.
Why: Stop by the New Amsterdam Market beforehand to fill your picnic basket with Sullivan Street Bakery bread, Kombucha Brooklyn’s wild Vermont fern flavor, Red Bee honeycomb, and beer and pretzel caramels from Liddabit Sweets.
When: Sat. Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; market, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Market, South St., b/t Beekman St. & Peck Slip. Directions to Governors Island, Liberty State Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the Atlantic Basin online at cityofwaterday.org.
Your Favorite Hair Product
What: We told you our summer picks — now tell us yours. Post it on our Facebook page.
Why: One random poster will receive a package of stellar hair care products.
When: You’re procrastinating at work.
Where: Online at facebook.com.
Your Own Eye Shadow
What: Former soap maker and Brooklyn craftaholic Diana Gonzalez teaches DIY-ers to blend cosmetic-grade minerals and pigments for all-natural hues at home.
Why: Mix and match cake- and streak-free shades of green, brown, bronze, gold, and red.
When: Sun., noon.
Where: Spacecraft, 355 Bedford Ave., b/t 4th & 5th Sts., Williamsburg (718-599-2718). To reserve a spot, e-mail email@example.com. Cost is $35.
Field of Dreams
What: An epic outdoor music and art free-for-all with Speedo- and spandex-clad animal wrestlers, ten-second portraits that capture the sitter’s aura, and a miniature painting-inspired nail salon.
Why: Celebrate Brooklyn’s hipsterized take on Burning Man includes musical performances by Latin fusion specialists Yerba Buena, CuCu Diamantes, and Les Nubians.
When: Sat., 3 p.m.
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th St., at Prospect Park W., Park Slope. Suggested donation is $3.
What: A one-night-only art crawl with free admission to the New Museum and 29 other neighborhood galleries.
Why: Hit up the after-parties at Panda and Gallery Bar for Depaz mojitos and cans of PBR.
When: Today, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Check in at the New Museum, 235 Bowery, at Prince St. (212-219-1222) or Woodward Gallery, 133 Eldridge St., b/t Delancey & Broome Sts. (212-966-3411). Tickets (were $20, now $12) online at artlog.com with code DAILYCANDY.
Harlem Designers Collection
What: To celebrate the launch of its East Harlem spot, the bull’s-eye bearer teamed up with Isabel and Ruben Toledo (swimwear), Stephen Burrows (apparel), and Marcus Samuelsson (home) for crazy-affordable, limited-edition lines ($4-$35).
Why: A portion of sales will be funneled back into the hood via nonprofits like El Museo del Barrio and The Fund for Public Schools.
When: Launches Sun. Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Target, East River Plaza, E. 116th St., at FDR Dr.
Photo: Courtesy of Macaron Parlour
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