This weekend: BK comics fest, 3rd Ward crafts, ’60s soul party

textile arts center’s kimberly hall discusses the appeal of handmade items, followed by a silent auction for scarves crafted by ‘virgin’ knitters. free wine + cheese! gowanus.

9pm (doors): this month’s dig deeper ‘60s soul party at southpaw features syl johnson (his 1967 ‘different strokes‘ has been sampled by wu-tang clan and others) and the sweet divines. southpaw, $15.

the brooklyn comics + graphics fest is packed with lectures, conversations, sales, exhibits, satellite events, more. our lady of mt. carmel church (williamsburg), free.

12-6pm: 3rd ward’s handmade holiday craft fair features clothes, accessories, food, workshops (printmaking, flocking, sewing). bonus: make your own electronic holiday card (!). free admission.

6pm: wax on! real and fake hairies can compete at the nyc beard and moustache competition. club europa (bk), $15 adv, $20 door.

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11am, 3pm (every weekend this month): baboons, meerkats and pallas cats unwrap holiday ‘presents’ filled with treats for our amusement. prospect park zoo, free with $8 zoo admission.

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