This weekend: Chili Takedown, tweed bike tour, readings for hungy girls

last chance to enjoy the brooklyn flea outdoors this season before it moves indoors to one hanson

1pm: enjoy an hour-long chamber music concert on a floating barge at the foot of the brooklyn bridge. free.

6:30pm: the zero film fest closing party features all flowers in time from tarnation’s jonathan caouette, starring chloë sevigny. plus musical guests school of seven bells, natureboy and a dj set from bear in heaven. bonus: free booze! nutroaster studios, $12 adv/$15 door.

7pm: melisser elliott celebrates everything vegan + signs copies of her vegan girl’s guide to life at williamsburg’s champs bakery

7:30pm: amy mccoy gives tips on how to eat well on a tight budget from poor girl gourmet at word. cash donations to the greenpoint food pantry encouraged. free.

don vintage attire (particularly tweed) and bike with other dapper folks at the big apple tweed fall ride. ends at flatbush farm for a tea-social. meet at brooklyn’s grand army plaza, $10.

4pm: sample as many as 30 competitors chilis at the brooklyn chili takedown. bell house, $15 (this will sell out).

thru 11/21 2-5pm:
buy one holiday drink, get one free at starbucks

the first annual williamsburg independent film festival continues at indiescreen, $12

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