Enter ‘The Room,’ 16 other ways to be torn apart this weekend

Toss the pigskin around before you see it, maybe
Toss the pigskin around before you see it, maybe

1. The Disposable Film Festival at Videology features movies made with everyday camera equipment that could be made by any yutz off the street, like you!  (Friday)

2. Or check out a film festival with work with fancier film equipment as the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective presents short films at Screen/Sounds (Friday)

3. You’re gonna be doing a lot of unhealthy eating this season, so it’s important to do things like dance like a lunatic at funk parties like The Mess Around (Friday)

4. Hang out with hunky and hard-drinking rugby players and win a charity auction date with a hunky firefighter at Brooklyn Rugby’s calendar release party at Littlefield (Friday)

5. Unfair is the biggest rummage sale in Brooklyn, or so they claim. There’s only one way to find out, and that’s shopping there (Saturday)

6. Shop for the vegan in your life at the Say It Ain’t Snow Vegan Shop-Up at the Pine Box Rock Shop, because you don’t want to panic and accidentally buy them meat or cheese  (Saturday)

7. Learn to make some festive garlands at a free workshop at the Greenpoint Public Library then them on a Christmas tree, around your apartment or on your very tall roommates  (Saturday)

8. Three of Brooklyn’s best bloody marys will be served at Beast of Bourbon’s BBQ and Bloody Mary Lunch, and while they all come with food, that seems somehow less important at the moment (Saturday)

9. Loud rockers Hard Nips and costumed comic book weirdo rockers Peelander-Z are turning Glasslands into a loud, colorful place to spend an evening  (Saturday)

10. 25 members of some of Brooklyn’s best bands will be randomly matched up to form 5-person bands who’ll perform just this once for you, at the Brooklyn Rock Lottery (Saturday)

11. Freddy’s Stand and Deliver comedy night is celebrating their first birthday with a jam-packed show featuring almost 20 comics, and it’s all free (Saturday)

12. NYC makers and artisans will pack the Brooklyn Historical Society at the NYCreates Holiday Craft Market, and you don’t want to pass up on these historically significant objects, do you? (Saturday and Sunday)

13. Sure, you can eat pie and shop separately, but why not combine them like you can at PS 29’s Christmas market, Eat Pie and Shop?  (Sunday)

14. Greenpointers is making a list and checking it twice, but they’re actually just making sure they’ve got all their vendors for their winter holiday market. They don’t care if you’ve been naughty or nice, to be honest (Sunday)

15. Deranged millionaire and famous TV human John Hodgman invites you to play some trivia at an evening to benefit 826NYC (Sunday)

16. The Silent Barn’s Sotheby’s on Ice is sadly not a fancy auction done on ice skates, but happily, it’s an evening with some of our favorite comedians like Jo Firestone, Brett Davis and Joe Pera (Sunday)

17. Say “Ohai” to Johnny, Denny, Mark, Lisa, her mother Claudette and the rest of the gang as The Saint Catherine presents a free screening of The Room, possibly the worst movie ever made (Sunday)

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