Check out these events that are happening throughout Queens this weekend

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Not sure what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. With everything from an eco-friendly Thanksgiving guide to an artist interview, there’s plenty going on in Queens this weekend.

Greenmarket Bites with Chef Hugue Dufour

Join world-renowned chef Hugue Dufour as he serves up dishes made from GrowNYC’s bounty of the freshest, highest-quality and regionally grown farm products in New York City. This event is free from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the LIC Youthmarket at the intersection of 46th and Center Blvd., Long Island City.

Decorate the Castle for the Holidays

Get in the holiday spirit with the Bayside Historical Society! Deck the halls and trim the tree while enjoying cookies and hot cocoa as you get the Bayside Castle ready for winter festivities. The event will be held by the Bayside Historical Society at 208 Totten Ave., Bayside from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Register online at baysidehistorical.org.

Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

Show gratitude to the earth this Thanksgiving in an event held by the Queens Botanical Garden. Learn new delicious and eco-friendly recipes to waste-proof your Thanksgiving dinner. Guests from All.Things.Cooked, an experiment that upcycles kitchen surplus, will teach new kitchen tips and recipes. This event is free for members and $6 for non-members. Registration is required online. The event will run from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.

Gott Market?

The Kiwanis Club of Ridgewood will be hosting the Gott Market Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A variety of vendors serving everything from local honey to handmade and vintage items. There will also be food and drink specials. All proceeds from sales will go to the Kiwanis Club to help them serve the Ridgewood community. The market will be held at Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave., Ridgewood.

Invisible Structures: A Conversation

Head to the Dorsky Gallery Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. to watch curator and scholar Kathy Battista interview artist Alex McQuilkin about her work. McQuilkin’s work includes painting, video and sculptural installations that deal with female psychology. To RSVP call 718-937-6317 or emailrsvp@dorsky.org. The Dorsky Gallery is located at 1103 45th Ave., Long Island City.

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