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Get Out! The Weekend Guide

Our picks for fun and local weekend events.

Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:

2nd Annual Holiday Art Sale at 440 Gallery    

Where/When: 440 Gallery, 440 6th Ave, Friday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m.

Why Go: Thirteen artist members will offer a huge selection of styles and mediums: paintings, drawing, photographs and mixed media. The gallery will be stocked full, floor to ceiling, wall-to-wall with affordable, original works of art, as well as reproductions. Prices will be as low as can be, ranging from $4.40 to $440.

Cost: Free! 

Untrained @ BAM

Where/When: Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave, Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Why Go: Choreographer Lucy Guerin
 takes the unpredictably of an untrained dancer and incorporates that originality and freedom into a dance. Two trained dancers partner with two untrained movers, allowing a unique conversation to take place on stage.  

Cost: $20

Carroll Street Holiday Market

Where/When: Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll St, Saturday, Dec. 1 at 12 p.m.

Why Go: Come by to check out the 30 plus vendors that will be featuring their unique handcrafted and vintage wares out of the spacious lower hall. You’re sure to find holiday gifts such as art, jewelry, toys, chocolates, body care, handbags, clothing, stationery, scarves and hats, pottery and more!  

Cost: Free!

BAX's Youthworks Orientation  

Where/When: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 5th Ave, Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m.

Why Go: Started in 1991, Youthworks is a yearly opportunity for young people (ages 7- 18) to imagine, create, and perform their own original performance work at BAX. Professional artists volunteer their time to coach young artists through the creative process as they create anything from plays, dances, poetry in performance, and original songs.

Cost: Free!

The 2012 Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

Where/When: The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St ,Saturday, Dec. 1 at 12 p.m.

Why Go: To mark the start of the holiday season, Honey & Wax will host a group of independent booksellers to fill the Old Stone House with rare, vintage and out-of-print books. Come and find that perfect first edition by Milton, Melville, Defoe, Shakespeare and more for your favorite bookworm. Author Pete Hamill will read “The Gift of the Magi” at 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free!

City Stomp Live & Suzi Shelton to Play Benefit Concert for Hurricane Sandy Kids 

Where/When: Littlefield Art & Performance Space, 622 Degraw St, Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Why Go: Two Brooklyn-based "kid rock" favorites, City Stomp Live and Suzi Shelton, are joining together for the first time to play a family concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. Parents and children of all ages are invited to show their support at the Gowanus area concert hall. 

Cost: $12

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