Holiday Craftacular, Monko Sexo Trasho, Cartoon Carnival – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (12/16–12/22)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

plnkrlogoforsiteWEDNESDAY 12/16
* Staring Contest
@ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 8pm, $3 to compete, First blink loses; audience heckling encouraged, More info
# Pink Party
@ Nights & Weekends (1 Bedford Ave) 9pm, FREE, Wear pink and get ready to try 7 different rosé wines by Dúzsi Tamás, Hungary’s world-renowned “King of Rose,” from Palinkerie Importers, More info

12279058_10208247135236485_7247555311928410822_nTHURSDAY 12/17
# Rockaway Pint Party
@ Rockaway Brewing (46-05 5th St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrating one year of the enactment of the Craft New York Act, which allowed breweries in New York to legally serve pints, More info
♫ Grizzly’s Urban Campfire @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 9pm, $10, With Tone Tank / Grizzly Gato / Quelle Chris / Junk Science, RSVP

12322461_1627795837482462_3895786499788154709_o-400x618FRIDAY 12/18
☺ Dog Fight 2: Bad to the Bone
@ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, Three improv teams, three dog judges, and one winner—plus all proceeds go to Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, More info
* Split Bill @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7:30pm, $16, Performances by Amanda Hameline Dance and E/D, Buy tix
* Holiday Circus Spectacular @ Big Sky Works (29 Wythe Ave) 8:30pm, $25, With Maggie Neuwald, Kate Purdy, Kim Vargas, Ivy Maud, and many, many more, RSVP

nyc3holiday2015SATURDAY 12/19
# Whiskey, Waffles & Workshops @ NY Distilling Co (79 Richardson St)11am, $27, Participate in a hands-on workshop while drinking whiskey and eating waffles, More info
* Bust Holiday Craftacular
@ Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St) 11am, FREE, The 10th annual one-stop shopping paradise for handmade and unusual goods, More info
* Solstice Extravaganza
@ Sacred Arts Research Foundation (107 Green St) 2pm, $20, Celebrating the winter solstice the Hawaiin way, More info
♫ Pancakes & Whiskey Holiday Party
 
@ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 8pm, $12, With Snowmine / Salt Cathedral / Bellows, RSVP

12342666_646085368867667_1907932170907606323_nSUNDAY 12/20
♫ Pete’s Open Mic @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 4:30pm, FREE, Join host Bruce Martin for a lively night of performances, More info
* Cartoon Carnival #38: Christmas Classics
@ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, $10, Over a dozen 16mm cartoons from the 1920s to the 1940s, with a generous holiday helping of orphans, gifts, snowmen, and Santas, RSVP

12244545_10207123117931971_1964697481663147591_oMONDAY 12/21
* A Visit from Santa
@ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 3pm, FREE, Children can visit Santa; parents can enjoy “The Invention of Christmas in New York: Images from Alex Palmer’s The Santa Claus Man,” More info
☺ Monko Sexo Trasho
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $9.43, With monkey videos from Joe Garden, homemade trailers by Robert Austin, and comedy from Mike Brown and Katrin Hier, RSVP

33-exlTUESDAY 12/22
♫ War on the High Seas
@ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Hellkeeper / The Dark Matters / Null & Void, Buy tix
Victoria
 @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 10pm, $11, Set in Berlin’s famous Kreuzberg’s district, Victoria shows two very life-changing hours in the life of a young, runaway party girl from Spain, More info

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of "Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity" (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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