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What to do this weekend

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The weekend is here thankfully much cooler than last so Fox 5 suggests an outdoor concert to start things off.

Saturday night you can see Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant will perform a benefit concert supports free programming at Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park Bandshell. Robert Plant will rock with stage with his latest band " The Sensational Space Shifters."

80 for reserved seats; $50 for general admission

http://www.bricartsmedia.org

Into film arts and surfing? You're in luck: check out Smash Fest which caters to the New York surfing community. Smash Fest heads to Rockaway Beach and Sunday to Montauk for more movie screenings, food and great music.

$10

http://www.smashsurf.com

Who doesn't love the beauty of classical belly dancing? Noora Aphrodite has graced top international stages sharing the allure and sultry appeal of this dance to many audiences. Tomorrow night you can check her out at the Greek and Cultural Center in Astoria, Queens. The show begins at 7 p.m.

$15

http://brownpapertickets.com

You won't believe your skies! Come to Readington, New Jersey, this weekend for the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America.

With more than 100 balloons and upwards of 165,000 people are expected to join in the fun. Pilots from all over the world will be taking to the skies over scenic Hunterdon County and yes you too can take a ride in a hot air balloon.

http://ballonfestival.com

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