See a variety of vunderful vaudeville, and 19 more ways to have a teriffic weekend

These boxes are made for juggling (# ) (pic by Kirk Marsh)
These boxes were made for juggling (#18) (pic by Kirk Marsh)

1. Find out how long your love line is at Tarot Society Gallery’s High Five Salon, with palm-reading, dancing, and a ritual at midnight. (Friday, FREE)

2. Show your ’90s love at Videology with Clarissa Explains It All Trivia in celebration of the new Clarissa book by the show’s creator Things I Can’t Explain. (Friday, FREE)

3. Go Judy crazy at Morbid Anatomy, with a re-staging of a Judy Garland screen test, a talk on the cultural legacy of the Wizard of Oz, and a queer dance party called Judy. (Friday, $8)

4. Take a deep dive into the gender politics of Tonya Harding in or how I became an ice princess, a play that also, improbably, includes mini-trampolines, jellyfish, and more strangeness. (Friday & Saturday, $15)

5. Be dazzled by the aerial acrobatics of Silks & Sands, or: A Passion in the Desert, an immersive performance based on the novels of Honoré de Balzac. (Friday & Saturday, $25)

6. Eat, drink, and dance the night away at Get Summered’s Wide Open, with food from local restaurants, beer from Threes Brewing, and tunes from DJ Dirtyboogie Rivera. (Friday, FREE)

7. Bring kids of all ages (i.e., your friends) to the Brooklyn Museum’s 9th annual Children’s Book Fair. (Saturday, FREE)

8. Spend an entire day laughing yourself silly in a car wash at Jo Fireston’s alt-comedy extravaganza Firestone Fest, featuring ten hours of jokes and jokesters. (Saturday, $20)

9. Listen to virtuosos Kev Marcus and Wil B’s Black Violin, a unique take on music for strings, at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts. (Saturday, $18)

10. Get silly at Standard Toykraft’s Fall Festival, during which the space will be transformed into an old-timey carnival with games, rides, music, and more. (Saturday, $5)

11. Be awed by the hoop-jumping, skateboard-riding, music-playing Acro-Cats, back at the Muse to launch their Kickstarter. (Saturday & Sunday, $25)

12. Tell your tale at Queer Memoir, NYC’s longest-running LGBT storytelling series. (Saturday, FREE)

13. Dance your face off out in a Sunset Park airplane hangar at Black, with techno and house from Gesaffelstein and Jon Hopkins. (Saturday, $30)

14. Listen to writers talk about how they manage to pay the bills at The Hustle, with Jason Koo, Oriana Leckert, and Melissa Petro. (Sunday, FREE)

15. Close out New York Cider Week at the 4th annual Gala Gala Hey, with cider flights, pie from Four and Twenty Blackbirds, square dancing, and more. (Sunday, FREE)

16. Get melodramatic at Catland with the Mystic Poets Open Mic. (Sunday, $5)

17. Or if you’re not into verse, check out the Living Library storytelling and performance series at Baby’s All Right. (Sunday, $8)

18. Marvel at the many amazing performers in Force Majeure, from magic to juggling to Yiddish vaudeville. (Sunday, $10)

19. Get silly at Music Hall of Williamsburg watching the 9th annual Barback Games, where your favorite glass clearers and lemon slicers battle it out, gladiator-style, to see who’s the best in the land. (Sunday, FREE)

20. If you missed it the first time, you’ve got another chance to catch a live reading of The Room at The Silent Barn (Sunday, free but donations accepted)

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