The West Indian Day Parade, 13 more ways to spend the weekend

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Leave your normcore at home for this one. Photo by Madelyn Owens.

1. Folks from the Upright Citizens Brigade will be at Videology to tell us all what the characters on Friends and Cheers were really thinking at Live Dubbed Sitcoms. (Friday)

2. Hounds Basket and SLAVVE  are rocking Cameo Gallery. (Friday)

3. Wassabasco is kicking it olde school at with their latest burlesque show. Really old school, like when people thought the world was flat and witches were burned at the stake old school. (Friday)

4. The opening of Every Little Thing photo exhibit includes a book and apparel launch. (Saturday)

5. Salt Cathedral, the reincarnation of Il Abanico, is releasing their latest EP at Glasslands Gallery. (Saturday)

6. Five bands reinterpret The Byrds’ seminal album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, at The Way Station. (Saturday)

7. North Brooklyn Farms’ Harvest Carnival doesn’t just have square dancing, hayrides, yoga, zumba, and a flea market, it also has a watermelon eating contest. Be still, our beating hearts. (Saturday)

8. If these DJ sets aren’t tight we’ll be pretty shocked. (Saturday)

9. Watch New York’s best steel drum orchestras duke it out at the Brooklyn Museum. (Saturday)

10. Pop-up dance party SnapCrackle heads to a rooftop somewhere in Bed-Stuy with a mix of hip-hop, afrobeat, house, and reggae. (Sunday)

11. Do the time warp again at Canal Bar’s Rocky Horror Picture Show screening. (Sunday)

12. Habana Outpost’s showing of The Bodyguard isn’t officially a sing-a-long, but that hasn’t stopped us before. (Sunday)

13. Celebrate Labor Day with dancing and free food at Beats & BBQ. (Monday)

14. Celebrate your Caribbean pride, even if it’s just vicarious, at the West Indian Day Parade. (Monday)