11:00 am–4:00 pm
The Bronx Zoo (2300 Southern Blvd)
$23.95/adults, $19.95/ages 3-12, $21.95/seniors, free/ages 1 & under
Experience the music, food, dance, storytelling, crafts and culture of the homelands of Bronx Zoo animals, from the jungles of Asia to the heart of Latin America with a focus in Peru this weekend. Learn a South American dance, hear Native American storytelling, see Chinese puppet theater and more global fun.
Saturday & Sunday through August 17
Eats & Treats: The Dancing Crane Cafe has a new members-only area with yummy salads and sandwiches. Visit Mike's Deli in Bronx's Little Italy a few blocks south for phenomenal mozzarella, prosciutto and other Italian delights.