1. Get out of your music rut. Head to The Way Station for Crazy Times with Nick Sweets and Hoodie. Sweets uses a wide range of nostolgic instruments (casio keyboards, plastic disco balls, cassette players) while Allen does parody reminiscent of Weird Al. Plus there's hip-hop/rock/jazz artist Nick Demeris at 11. 683 Washington Ave. bet. Prospect and St. Marks, 9 p.m. No cover.
2. Amaze your friends and drinking buddies. Show off your wide knowledge at Trivia Tuesdays at Minor Arcana at 8 p.m. or Bar Sepia's Trivia Tuesday at 9. No cover at either spot.
3. See some dance. Choreographer Lucy Guerintakes takes the unpredictably of an untrained dancer and incorporates that originality and freedom into a dance for BAM's latest offering, "Untrained." Two trained dancers partner with two untrained movers, allowing a unique conversation to take place on stage. Opens Tuesday, Nov. 27 and runs through Dec. 1. Tickets are $20. Click here for more information.
4. Buy more books. Get ahead on your Christmas shopping by dropping by the 2012 Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair at Park Slope's Old Stone House on Dec. 1. You'll find an assortment of rare, vintage and out-of-print books from a collection of local booksellers, plus the chance to listen as local literary legend Pete Hamill reads from the first edition of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi.” Click here to read the full story on Park Slope Patch.
5. Move the car. Alternate side parking rules are in effect today. The next suspension is Saturday, Dec. 8, and the next suspension of any use is on Christmas.