Love Actually, plus 15 more festive weekend ideas

Oh stop it you

Oh stop it you

1. Ho Ho Ha is Pine Box Rock Shop’s present to you, a free variety show featuring comedy, dancing, and videos. (Friday)

2. TK Wonder has opened for Nas, Erykah Badu, and Talib Kweli, and is playing at Glasslands this weekend. (Friday)

3. If you haven’t watched Love Actually nine times already this month, and even if you have, go see it at Videology. (Friday)

4. Get DIY gifts without the DIY effort by buying some handmade crafts at MoCADA Winter DIY Fest. (Friday-Sunday)

5. Get yourself some holiday treats at the Vegan Holiday Shop-Up. (Saturday)

6. Bring both your left fee to this free salsa lesson at Dance Fever Studios. (Saturday)

7. Dance to some Motown and 60s funk on 45s at Soul Night. (Saturday)

8. Learn to use meditation to deal with embrace the holidays at Re-Discovering the Holidays. (Saturday)

9. Practice different Afro-Cuban dance styles at Cumbe’s Rumba Celebration. (Saturday)

10. Windowspeak’s moseying over to Glasslands with their dreamy western rock and roll. (Saturday)

11. Feeling Gloomy has a whole dance party built around The Cure, for all your Christmas Sad needs. (Saturday)

12. If you’re willing to put on an ugly sweater, you ca get a free beer at South 4th Bar’s Bad Sweater Holiday Party. Seems like a fair trade-off. (Saturday)

13. Hear all your favorite carols at the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert, then get a music-themed tour of the Brooklyn Museum. (Sunday)

14. We hear you’ve been letting your Russian get rusty. Practice it at the Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts’ The Snow Maiden, performed in Russian with English subtitles. (Sunday)

15. Celebrate the start of longer, less bleak days with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Wandering Winter Solstice Concert. (Sunday)

16. Hear some traditional German and Hungarian Christmas tunes at this classy organ concert. (Sunday)