Carve some pumpkins, and 15 more things to do this weekend

crest hardware pumpkin carving contest
Carve away your rage, and win something for it, at Crest Hardware. via Flickr user Blissful Girl

1. Make Your Voice Heard with some craftivists at Brooklyn Craft Company. (Friday)

2. Take a contra dance lesson and test out your moves at ContraShock at Camp Friendship. (Friday)

3. Show off your cult film smarts and suits at the Genuine Cult Movie Trivia and Halloween Costume Contest at Freddy’s Bar. (Saturday)

4. Make it a personal goal to visit each of the 300 studios and venues that’ll let you in for Gowanus Open Studios. (Saturday-Sunday)

5. Rush over to Black Gold Record’s Gold Dig IX and get some dollar records. (Saturday)

6. Buy some bulbs at the Summit Street Garden Fall Bulb Bake Band Bonanza and convince yourself you’re finally going to learn how to not be a plant murderer. (Saturday)

7. Go make friends over free pancakes at Steven Alan Optical’s Pancake Social. (Saturday)

8. Scholars, artists and activists discuss how the black female body is objectified in public spaces in Body Rock: The Politics of Black Female Identity ‘Onstage.’ (Saturday)

9. Earn some pumpkin spiced glory at the Crest Arts Pumpkin Carving Contest. (Saturday)

10. Musicians from the other side of the Verrazano are storming over to the Way Station for Staten Island Invades Brooklyn. (Saturday)

11. It’s your final shot at dancing your little heart out with Hey Queen!, so head to littlefield for The Last Dance. (Saturday)

12. If you can hear anything over the sound of yourself wolfing down Dinosaur Bar-B-Que ribs and wings, listen up for some alternative country from the Pale Green Stars Band. (Saturday)

13. Sip on gin and juice and dance til 2 become 1 at Crazy Since Da 90s. (Saturday)

14. Spend the lord’s day at Church…Avenue Block Party. (Sunday)

15. Go exercise, or watch people exercise, at the Brooklyn Greenway 1/2 + 5K. (Sunday)

16. Hear some Malian music and consider taking up the kora atBunna Cafe’s Under the Glass Roof. (Sunday)

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