Blunder through a burlesque show, and 18 more ways to have a wild weekend

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Blunderland (#5) mastermind Eric Schmallenberger, who probably woke up like this (pic by Sarah Stuve)

1. Think Brooklyn is the only place artists get displaced en mass for condos? Think again at UnionDocs’ screening of Tomorrow We Disappear, the story of India’s massive Kathputli artist colony. (Friday, $9)

2. Be swept away with Groupmuse‘s Symphonie Fantastique, featuring 70+ musicians performing Berlioz, accompanied by Muse Circus acrobats. (Friday, $20)

3. Travel to Stockholm to learn the complex story of a young transgender woman there at Pioneer Works’ screening of Something Must Break. (Friday, $10)

4. Go wild at Eric Schmallenberger’s Blunderland Burlesque at the Beach, with performances by Boo Boo Darlin, Jezebel Express, Lil Miss Lixx, and Cassandra Rosebeetle. (Friday, $15)

5. Celebrate East New York at the Peace in the East Music, Art & Wellness Festival, featuring Lifted Crew, Arjun, Tonya Lewis, and many more. (Saturday, FREE)

6. Get literary at the Small Press Flea, presented by BOMB Magazine and the Brooklyn Public Library. (Saturday, FREE)

7. Find your new best friend at Animal Alliance NYC’s Adoptapalooza, with more than 150 pups and kitties ready for you to take ’em home. (Saturday, FREE)

8. Go Foraging for Wellness and discover all the free wild plants Prospect Park secretly has to offer. (Saturday, $25)

9. Fall under the spell of PotterCon, with trivia, a costume contest, a sorting ceremony, Hogwarts swag, and more. (Saturday, $8)

10. Feel the island heat at Brooklyn Museum’s First Saturday: Caribbean Heritage Edition, with folk singers, bomba drummers, short films from Black Radical Imagination, a pop-up carnival, and way more. (Saturday, FREE)

11. Take a musical journey back in time with Taylor Mac, who will present a portion of his massive 24-Decade History of Popular Music for Celebrate Brooklyn. (Saturday, FREE)

12. Glitz it up at Grand Victory with Glamdammit: Looking for a Kiss, with Ted’s Dead, Briana Layon & the Boys, and the Cynz. (Saturday, $7)

13. Combine whiskey and waffles and a kite-building workshop—why did we never think to put these things together before?—at NY Distilling Co. (Sunday, $35)

14. Bring that pup you adopted yesterday to a ballgame at Brooklyn Cyclones Bark in the Park. (Sunday, $10)

15. Day drink and listen to poetry while perusing “witchy market” Luna Luna, full of treasures like magik oils and salvation pillows. (Sunday, FREE)

16. Hear Jiaju Shen perform on her one-of-a-kind electric version of a pipa, an ancient Chinese stringed instrument, at Ran Tea House. (Sunday, $15)

17. Sample a selection of strange performances at Jack’s Collapsible Giraffe in Exile. (Sunday, $15)

18. Strut over to Habana Outpost for a screening of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. (Sunday, FREE)

10. Get biblical at Annoyance Theater’s Holy Fools, an evening of improvisation inspired by religious works. (Sunday, $5)

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