Candyland Market, Gary Numan, Craftacular, Santa, Qigong — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/6–12/12)


Our lips are chapped, our winter coats on, and our hearts and tummies are ready for some holiday treats and cheer – it must be time for the annual Greenpointers Holiday Market!
This year, it’s going to be extra sweet: We’ll be transforming the Greenpoint Loft (67 West St) into a Winter Candyland of local vendors. Come join us and all our favorite indie Brooklyn businesses to reel in 2017 on a sugary high note Sunday, December 10th (1-7pm). RSVP here!

WEDNESDAY 12/6

# Desserts of Nepal and Lebanon @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $25, Rachana and Jeanette from The League of Kitchens will expand your dessert horizons by introducing you to sweet treats from their home countries, Nepal and Lebanon, respectively, Buy tix
♫ Ace Clark @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 7pm, $15, A show full of R&B and Soul to support the release of Dia Malai’s debut project Echo Street, Buy tix
♫ Limited Resources 12 @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, $6, Drone night at Limited Resources. Come vibrate to some sustained tones, More info

THURSDAY 12/7

* Wildfire & Climate Change @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St), 6:30pm, FREE, Columbia University’s Park Williams will discuss what we know on recent devastating wildfires in the United States and around the world, and their possible connections to human-caused climate change, RSVP
♫ Vinnie Moore, Gus G, Andee Blacksugar @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, $20, Buy tix
♫ Gary Numan @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 7pm, $30, Buy tix
☺ Branded Content 6 Month Anniversary Show! (Party City) @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St), 8pm, FREE, Jackson Fisher and Simone Norman have spent the last 6 months traversing corporate America to learn what it truly means to #rep #that #brand. All of that is behind them now, More info
♫ FOMO Holiday House Party @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl), 10pm, FREE, RSVP

FRIDAY 12/8

* GAMBA Tag Sale and Fundraiser @ GAMBA Forest (17 Division Pl), 5pm, FREE, Come join us for a performance-filled tag sale and fundraiser with all kinds of stuff. There will be libations, live music, readings and all kinds of other surprises at our garage chic compound, More info
♦ Calicornucopia 6 • Opening Party! @ Calico Brooklyn (67 West St), 7pm, FREE, The opening party of Calico’s annual end-of-year // Holiday // affordable works exhibition featuring feature 100 artworks priced $300 or less, More info
* The Fountain Tarot – Q&A and Deck Signing @ Catland (987 Flushing Ave), 7pm, FREE, Join the creators of the Fountain Tarot deck for a lecture on the origins of the deck and its creation, purchase the deck, and recieve complimentary readings, More info
♫ Jaws of Love. featuring Kelcey Ayer of Local Natives, Combat! @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $20, Buy tix
♫ Detlef with Nathan Barato, Hot Creations, Jean Pierre @ Schimanski (54 N 11th St), 10pm, $15, Buy tix

SATURDAY 12/9

* Winter Wonderland – Annual Children’s Holiday Party @ Greenpoint YMCA (99 Meserole Ave), 11am, FREE, A holiday party for kids featuring games, arts & crafts, raffles, food, face painting, and games. Fun for the whole family, More info
* BUST Holiday Craftacular @ Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St), 11am, $5 – $75, Over 150 of the best vendors, makers, and crafters from across the country, an all-day music festival and The Bust School for Creative Living, Buy tix
♫ The Sharp Shadows/The Royal They/Crazy Pills/El Silver Cabs @ Gutter Bar (200 N 14th St), 7pm, $8, More info
♫ Lighteater, Eye Roller, Hard Nips, Planet Rump @ Cobra Club (6 Wyckoff Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
☺ Strangers 2: A Live Comedy Show @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, FREE, Hosted by Colin Burgess & a person he has never met before. See some comedy and, hey, maybe meet some complete strangers, More info

SUNDAY 12/10

* Santa at The City Reliquary! @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 12pm, $5/FREE, Kids can meet the big red guy plus cookies, milk, and juice boxes for the kids (included w/admission), and “holiday cheer” for grown-ups (a little extra), More info

* Winter Candyland Market @ Greenpoint Loft (67 West St), 1pm, FREE, 60+ vendors, hot buttered rum, craft beer, food, live music, FREE henna/ nail art/tarot card readings/massages/ 3D digital avatar creation/ candy forest in the photo booth, RSVP
* Qigong: Massage, Movement, and Meditation @ Root Mamma (236 Richardson St), 5pm, $15 suggested, Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training, More info
♫ Vesperteen with Bonelang and Amy Guess @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, $17, Buy tix
☺ The Talking Show with Evan Rocha @ C’mon Everybody (325 Franklin Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix

MONDAY 12/11

^ 826NYC (Season’s G)Reading @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 6pm, FREE, Featuring the writing, comedy and music of Lorena Russi, Kimberly Oser, Tuck Gaisford, Wyatt Bertz & Danielle Sinay, More info
* Curiouser and Curiouser @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St), 8pm, $20, Curiouser and Curiouser seamlessly interweaves through dance, song, and storytelling, with each act more surreal than the next, Buy tix
♦ Life Drawing @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave), 8pm, $7 – $10, More info

TUESDAY 12/12

* Preventing Burnout and Staying Sane During the Holidays @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd), 6pm, $20, Identify where you are successfully taking care of yourself, where you have gaps, and how you can create a more balanced life during times of stress, Buy tix
♦ Yuletide Terror @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 7pm, $15, Delve into the world of festive fright favourites and obscurities providing insight on subversive film and television presentations that allow viewers to engage in different ways with the complicated cultural history of the Christmas season, More info
♦ 2nd Tuesday Salon: Artworks for Sale, Music & Goodies! @ Mothership (252 Green St), 7:30pm, FREE, An informal Silent Auction of unique artworks by a selection of our international NOoSPHERE artists, plus homemade Norwegian waffles & yuletide gløgg, More info
♫ The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $25, Buy tix
* Honey’s Tuesday Vol.10 – Holiday Special @ Honey’s (93 Scott Ave), 8pm, FREE, Music + Takoyaki + Mini Holiday Market!, More info

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

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