Weekend Must-Do’s: Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market, Gold Dust, Oddities Flea, STREB Slam + MORE!!

Hold on tight, Greenpointers! Starting Saturday, it’s all about supporting small local businesses. From our Nutcracker Holiday Market to the Phonecia Flea, Greenpoint is overflowing with awesome holiday pop-ups you won’t want to miss. So grab your holiday gift list and check the best holiday happenings this weekend.

Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market 

Sunday, Dec 8th | 1-7 p.m.
Greenpoint Loft (67 West St., 5th Floor)
FREE, dog-friendly, More Info

Get lost in our dreamy Nutcracker-themed Holiday Market tucked inside the cozy Greenpoint Loft at 67 West Street, 5th Flr. Snowy landscapes, sugar plum fairies, and the irresistible scent of cloves is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. 60+ inspiring makers and crafters will have their dazzling creations ready for sale.

Enjoy some spice-infused Mulled Wine or a refreshing beer made by local brewer Greenpoint Ale & Beer. Delectable treats, savory nibbles, a giant gumdrop photobooth + TONS of FREE activities will have you (and your furry friends!) staying all day. RSVP on Facebook and stay updated.

Dusty Friends Holiday Pop-Up

Open Daily | 12-7 p.m.
595 Manhattan Avenue
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Join our friends Dusty Rose as they showcase the best in furniture, new and vintage clothing ceramics and stained glass. On Saturday, check out the freakishly fun illustrations and t-shirts by Eric Kenny, the artist behind Heavy Slime. Beer, laughs and lots of special one-of-a-kind items, makes Dusty Friends Holiday Pop-up a must go.

Santa Paws Comes to Brouwerij Lane

Sunday Dec 8th | 12-4 p.m.
78 Greenpoint Ave
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Get your doggy camera ready! This Sunday, Dec 8th bring your dog to Brouwerij Lane for a pic with Santa. All proceeds from Santa Paws portraits goes to Korean K9 Rescue whose dedicated work raises awareness about the dog meat trade.  Korean K9 Rescue will have giveaways and raffle prizes from the maker’s of the finest hand made snacks and free samples @droolingmonsters. Stop by and mingle with other holiday pups to ring in the holiday cheer together!

Gold Dust

Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7th -8th | 12-4 p.m.
The William Vale (111 N 12th St.)
$15-$30, More Info

Keep your threads sustainable and hear from industry insiders about the cutting-edge of textile recycling and greenwashing at the Gold Dust holiday celebration of sustainability this weekend. As a bonus the first 25 attendees each day will receive a “I Buy Vintage” tote stocked with goodies and discounts.

Phoenicia Flea Holiday Market

Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7th -8th | 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Williamsburg Hotel (96 Wythe Ave.)
FREE, More Info

Phoenicia Flea is a self-described nomadic market of makers & merchants from the Catskills, Hudson Valley + beyond with the very best in handcrafted food, drink, jewelry, apparel, accessories, apothecary, and more.

Oddities Flea Market “Holiday of Wonders”

Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7th -8th | 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Villain  (307 Kent Ave.)
$10-$30, More Info

The holiday-edition of the Oddities Flea Market will feature three floors of purveyors of all things obscure and delightfully unusual inside the Williamsburg venue Villain. Wood-fired pizza will also be available from Roberta’s.

STREB Presents: Action Heroes: Sooner, Higher, Faster, Harder!

Saturday and Sunday, Dec 7th -8th | 5 p.m. (Sat.) 3 p.m. (Sun.)
STREB (51 North 1st St.)
$25, More Info

Promising “feats of physicality, scientifically planned chaos, strength, risk, and elegance,” STREB Extreme Action Company presents a family-friendly action-packed show this season that you wont want to miss. You’ll also want to grab tickets soon as two out of the four remaining performances are sold out.

The 94th Precinct Community Council’s Children’s Christmas Party
Sunday, December 8th | 1230-330 p.m.
100 Dobbin St.
FREE, More Info

Presented by Broadway Stages: Join the 94 Precinct Community Council for their annual Children’s Christmas Party. All children, ages 2-10 accompanied by an adult are welcome to stop by for FREE food, games, fun & more.

Maha Rose Holiday Bazaar
Sunday, December 8th | 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Maha Rose (97 Green St., #G3)
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Join Maha Rose for their annual holiday bazaar on Sunday, December 8th from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and enjoy a one day only, 20 percent off sale of their entire retail with unique goods from local makers. You can also book special mini 25 minute Sessions for $50 (sessions booked day-of, in-person on a first come first serve basis).

 

About Kim M

Kim is a native New Yorker, local activist and writer. When she's not writing books or playing Erin Brockovich with her Save Greenpoint peeps, you will see her whipping around Greenpoint on her bike, chatting it up with folks, and sharing stories about what it is about her hometown that makes life worth living. Follow her on twitter @kimasson or www.kimmassonwrites.com

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