•  Grand Street Holiday Window Display Competition @ Grand St (btwn Lorimer & Humboldt) SATURDAY (12/15) – 1-4pm, FREE, vote for your favorite window display created by local high school students, and enjoy santa visits, free face painting, and a scavenger hunt for the kids, and enter to win $100 local gift certificates, More Info

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•Hoodoo + Conjure 101: American Folk Magick Series @ Catland (987 Flushing Ave, Bushwick) 7-9pm, $10, learn about the history of hoodoo in this lecture from Khi Armand, a neo-traditional shaman and hoodoo “rootdoctor”, RSVP
 Love Actually Trivia @ Trash Bar (256 Grand St) 7:30-10pm, FREE, I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toesssss, winner gets a $20 bar tab and a romantic dinner with Hugh Grant (one of these is not a real prize), RSVP
The Experiment Was This @ 155 Freeman St, 7:30pm, $5 suggested donation, a reading and conversation with poet Ada Smailbegovic and photographer Sylv Hardy, investigating the material qualities of natural substances, written language, and the photograph itself, More Info, RSVP
* Bad Movie Brooklyn Presents: Jingle All the Way @ Berry Park (4 Berry St) 8pm, FREE, Watch a pregnant Schwarzenegger punch a reindeer in the face, and then remind yourself that he was actually the governor of California, RSVP
♫ Bashdown @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $8, December birthday celebration, featuring performances from The Planes / Onesie / Golden Bloom / Orca Age, RSVP

• Santa Visits Jellio @ The Flying Squirrel (87 Oak St) 3-7pm, the coolest Santa photos around + free candy and gummy bear toys!
* Franklin St. Holiday Stroll & Fundraiser @ Franklin St Store (5-8pm) & The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 8-10pm, FREE, Shop your favorite stores on Franklin and finish the night with a raffle at the Diamond (proceeds go to typhoon victims in the Philippines), More Info
•  Holiday Night Market @ The Shops at 420 Kent, 6pm-midnight, FREE, stock up on local gifts while sipping complimentary drinks, nibbling free snacks + special offers and discounts
 Greenpoint Designers Holiday Meetup @ Black Rabbit (91 Greenpoint Ave) 7-9pm, FREE, get warm and cozy with the local design community, RSVP
•  Old Hollywood Holiday Party @ Old Hollywood (99 Franklin St) 7-10pm, FREE, get those holiday christmas sweater portraits taken while enjoying shopping discounts and festive Brooklyn Brewery brews
* Holiday Trunk Show @ Greenpoint Tattoo Co. (131 Meserole Ave) 7-10pm, Shop local vendors Like Wildfell Hall Vintage and Little Knitty Things, over wine and general cheer
 No Office Holiday Party @ Littlefield (622 Degraw St, Gowanus) $6, $8 door, don’t have an office to get drunk in with your co-workers? Fear not, we have just the party for the freelance and underemployed young-unsof Brooklyn, live-band karaoke, Sexy Santa, punch, photo booth, raffles + winter-ish activities to put the FUN in FUNEMPLOYMENT, hosted by Brokelyn, the Skint, and your’s truly, RSVP, BUY TIX
 Abemixture: Miracle on Humboldt & Metropolitan @ Legion (790 Metropolitan) 7:30-9:30pm, FREE, Get festive with music and comedy, followed by free pizza and karaoke, guranteed that you will “meet weirdos and drink with them!” RSVP
♫ The Wild Honey Pie’s 4th Birthday Bash @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8pm, $12, Featuring Monogold / Canon Logic / Arms / Wilsen, and free Steve’s ice cream (mmmm) BUY TIX


FRIDAY 12/13
♫ Small Black / Twintapes / Brothertiger / Lip Talk @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, FREE, More Info
 Clayspace 1025 Holiday Show @ Clayspace (1025 Manhattan Ave) 6-9pm, FREE, browse and buy locally-made pottery rom Clayspace artists, RSVP
 By Land By Sea @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, FREE, Opening reception for an exhibition of new paintings by Lauren Gidwitz, RSVP
 Year Three @ Fowler Project Space (67 West #216) 7-10pm, FREE, Celebrate the 3rd year of this local exhibition space with affordable works (priced from $45-$150) from artists as well as the current show, Split Seven, proceeds benefit the artist community and the space itself, More Info
* Papercut Annual 2013 Launch @ Union Docs (322 Union Ave) 7-10pm, FREE, celebrate the launch of this anthology of works by writers, illustrators, and visual artists, will include readings from contributors, RSVP
 Holiday Pop-Up Shop + Group Show + Fundraiser @ Booklyn Art Gallery (27 Greenpoint Ave, Suite E4F) 7-10pm, FREE, celebrate the season with a restrospective exhibition of artists, work will all be under $100 and will include books, prints, zines, ceramics, and sculptures, drinks from Coney Island Brewing Co, More Info
 CALICORNUCOPIA 2 @ Calico Gallery (67 West St #206) 7-10pm, FREE, This salon-style exhibit will feature 100 works by over 30 artists, More Info
 Holiday Party & BD Bash @ T.B.D. Brooklyn (224 Franklin Ave) 8pm-midnight, FREE, Enjoy seasonal cocktails, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, bands, and a DJ, and bring your toy drive donation (and wear an X-mas, sweater too), RSVP


# Vegan Holiday Shop-Up @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St, Bushwick) 12-6pm, FREE, stock up on gifts, many of them edible like DONUTS, raw chocolate, and hot dogs, More Info
# Jerky Tasting with Slant Shack Jerky @ Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 4pm, FREE, get yourself some grass-fed, hand-crafted dried MEAT, More Info
 Liminal States @ Projekt 722 (722 Metropolitan, 2nd Fl) 6-8pm, Opening reception for this group exhibition, exploring the states of belief that exist between typically disparate concepts (like belief and cynicism)
♫ Diarrhea Planet / Purling Hiss / Big Ups / Manors / Impose DJ’s @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, FREE, More Info
♫ One Night in Greenpoint @ Church of the Messiah Greenpoint (129 Russell St) 7-11:30pm, $7adv/$10door (all proceeds benefit Common Ground, a homeless outreach program in NYC), featuring performances from Lucke Temple (Here We Go Magic) / Jo Schornikow (Phosphoresent) / Woodsman / Laura & Greg / Single Ben / Eastern Midwestern / DJ Pumpkin Patch, with treats from Van Leeuwen and Selmat Pagi, BUY TIX

SUNDAY 12/15
* Photos With Santa @ My Two Dogs (434 Manhattan Ave), 11am-3pm, $6/photo, Get your photo with Santa himself, proceeds benefit Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue
• Santa Visits Jellio @ The Flying Squirrel (87 Oak St) 1-5pm, the coolest Santa photos around + free candy and gummy bear toys!
•  Annual Holiday Market @ Brooklyn Ale House (103 Berry St) 2pm, FREE, support local artists in, the case that you STILL haven’t bought anyone (but yourself) gifts yet, jeez we’ve given you so many chances, RSVP
•  Good Co. Holiday (bizarre) Bazaar @ Good Co. (10 Hope St), FREE, festive holiday shopping, spiked hot cider AND mulled wine, and football on the TVs, RSVP
•  Christmas Caroling @ Messiah Lutheran Church (129 Russell St) 4-6pm, Spread holiday cheer, as you stroll the neighborhood singing your favorite seasonal tunes, More Info

MONDAY 12/16
♫ Cosmicide, Rumors @ Cameo Art Gallery (93 N. 6th St) 8pm, $8, BUY TIX
♫ Denita and Sene / Pool Cosby / Sanura / DJ Mursi Layne @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8:30pm, $10, BUY TIX

* Big Brooklyn Holiday Toy Drive @ Red Star Bar (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, FREE with an unwrapped toy, $25 without, enjoy an open bar, appetizers, music, and a raffle, all proceeds go to provide holiday gifts for children in need, More Info

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