Get chatty at a Gilmore Girls party, 16 more weekend ideas

This, plus drinking games.

This, plus drinking games.

1. Soul Understated brings their soul-hip-hop-jazz sound to The Classon Social Club. (Friday)

2. The author of 33 Artists 3 Acts discusses her work on behind the scenes narrative studying artists like Ai Weiwei, Jeff Koons, and Carroll Dunham. (Friday)

3. Laugh, cry, make witty cultural references, and call your mom at Videology’s Gilmore Girls Party. (Friday)

4. See apolocalyptic art rock trio Bugs in the Dark and find out of that genre is as scary as their name. (Friday)

5. There’s stick-and-poke tattoo offers and free PBR at Golly Magazine’s holiday pop-up market. Always a good combination. (Friday)

6. The world’s best independent film comes to you at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival. Thanks, independent film! (Friday – Sunday)

7. Visit the Green-Wood Cemetery mass grave from the Brooklyn Theatre Fire of 1876 and learn how the disaster shaped the borough’s history and culture. (Saturday)

8. Bring all your feelings to littlefield and beat every last one out at Beat It, an interactive piñata art installation. (Saturday)

9. Hopefully you could win some gold coins without reactivating your carpal tunnel syndrome at this Mario Kart Kompetition at The Diamond. (Saturday)

10. Chef Kar Yee sets up shop at Court Tree Collective to give you your Hong Kong noodle fix. (Saturday)

11. Grumpy Bert’s FlipBookIt Show Opening Night is an interactive animation show featuring some moving work from 45 artists. (Saturday)

12. Though we won’t be too sad if you take out a couple ugly Renaissance babies, please don’t run head-on into any particularly important art at The Amazing Brooklyn Museum Scavenger Hunt. (Saturday)

13. It’s your last chance to see Death By Art, and then get on line for Death By Audio’s last show ever. Seriously, this is it. (Saturday)

14. 2004 faces off against 2014 at the latest Head On, as the dance party moves up to Baby’s All Right (Saturday)

15. The American Craft Show at the Brooklyn Museum brings together master jewelers, glass artisans, woodcrafters, and a doll maker, all here to remind you nightmare holiday shopping season is coming for us all. (Saturday-Sunday)

16. Talk about time and memory and thoughts and feelings with the author of About Time at BookCourt. (Sunday)

17. Cackle with (or at, your choice) some comedians at they perform shiny new jokes at New Bits. (Sunday)