weekend events

Saturday: ‘Nitehawk Shorts Festival Day One’ 11:45 a.m. is the inaugural Nitehawk Cinema Shorts Festival to be an equally accurate representation of the culture. The weekend-long series highlights New York and specifically Brooklyn-based experimental filmmakers. Today’s brunchtime screenings are a collection of films made between 2011 and 2013, while things get psychedelic at midnight with rarely seen music videos, comedy clips, and far-out animation. The hyper-condensed collection of five-second films is not to be missed. The winner will receive 20 hours 
of color grading from sponsor Nice Shoes. $15 fee.

Renegade Craft Fair featuring hundreds of indie makers, workshops, and more. Skylight One Hanson • 1 Hanson Pl. at Ashland Place http://www.renegadecraft.com/brooklyn-winter-home   11 am–6 pm, Sunday, Nov. 24, 11 am–6 pm free.

“Wild Carrots” join Wildman Steve Brill and hunt for edibles in Marine Park • Avenue U and Burnett Street http://www.wildmanstevebrill.com   11:45 am, $20 ($10 children under 12).

Bay Ridge Greenmarket at Walgreens • 8 am–3 pm, Third Avenue at 95th Street http://www.grownyc.org/greenmarket-site/brooklyn/bay-ridge-greenmarket

Sunday: Sausage Fest 2:00 p.m. @ The Bell House Prepare for the wurst food competition of the year. Each contestant is given a hefty 10 pounds of sweet or hot Italian sausage to turn into a dish worthy of the sausage crown. BYO antacid. $20 fee.

Hanukkah Extravaganza menorah-lighting; fun activities; and a holiday performance 11 am–2 pm. Kings Bay YM-YWHA • 3495 Nostrand Ave. at Avenue U  (718) 648–7703 free.

“My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I”m Home for the Holidays” The hilarious off-Broadway hit regals us with stories of Chgristmases and Hanukkahs past, complete with bickering parents, motherly guilt trips and teenage daughter drama, Oy vey! Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College • 2900 Campus Rd., between Amersfort Place and Kenilworth Place • (718) 951–4500  http://www.brooklyncenteronline.org   3 pm $30

 

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