Most events at Brooklyn and most are free.
Candlelight tour of a preserved 17th century village in Staten Island.
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Saturday, Dec. 9: Art and Yoga, 9 am, $10 (Includes museum admission). After yoga guests are encouraged to participate in self-guided tours specifically curated for this month’s experience at the Brooklyn Museum.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, 2 and 7 pm, $27.50+, known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Set, the growing 50 foot tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue.
Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays, 8 pm, $65+. Beacon Theatre, Manhattan.
Sunday, Dec. 10: City of Science 2017 – Brooklyn, 10 am-4 pm. Walk on Water – Blast Balls into Orbit, Defy Gravity as City of Science returns to the borough. Join the World Science Festival and Con Edison for this larger-than-life, touring event where the wondrous properties of science, technology, engineering, and math collide. Filled with interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, and enormous exhibitions, this program unleashes everyone’s inner scientist. RSVP is encouraged. Park Slope Armory, Eighth Avenue at 15th Street. http://www.ymcanyc.org/armory-sports-complex/armory-sports-home/facility/
Holiday Concert, 2 pm. The Kingsborough Musical Society Chorus, Mark Mangini, Conductor, will be performing its annual free holiday concert. Kingsborough Community College.
Los Pleneros de la 21: Christmas in El Barrio, 3 pm and 6 pm, $25 (half price tickets for children under 12).
The production is presented by the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts and will be held at the Kumble Theater. It features diverse musical styles, including jazz, salsa, and hip hop. Kumble Theater at Long Island University, DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues.
Hanukkah Festival, 3 pm, fun games, holiday treats, face painting, arts and crafts and giveaways.
Shorefront Y, 3300 Coney Island Ave, Brighton. The Chiron Festival of the Arts and Entertainment, 4 pm, $15 ($5 for additional family members), buy tickets from site. Performances by world class musicians, multimedia works, and speakers about environmental issues. The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave. between Hoyt and Bond Streets.