Celebrate Coney Island at the Brooklyn Museum and many other events free, a pin-up mermaid costume contest, a screening of “The Wiz,” entertainment by Brown Girls Burlesque, a curator talk and sideshow acts, 5–11 pm, http://www.brooklynmuseum.org. Reggae Retro 1st Saturdays Party is a monthly party, 11 pm, $20 ($10 in advance) at Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Hunt & Forage in the Park with Wildman Steve Brill for Sichuan Pepper, 11:45 am, $20 ($10 children under 12), Grand Army Plaza, Union Street between Flatbush Avenue and Prospect Park West, http://http:://www.wildmanstevebrill.com. Open Source Soup Kitchen as each night this month, the Open Source Gallery hosts an artist who cooks a free meal for 15-20 people and provides some kind of artistic element, like an exhibit, performance, or decoration, 7–9 pm, free, Open Source Gallery, 306 17th St. at Sixth Avenue. It Runs in the Family is a holiday farce about a doctor preparing for a prestigious lecture when everything starts to go wrong, with a series of deceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings, $18 ($15 children and seniors), Thursdays – Saturdays, 8 pm, Sundays, 3 pm from Saturday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Dec. 20, Gallery Players, 199 14th St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. The Evergreens Cemetery Holiday Event, bring your children to sit with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and Christmas carolers. The Santa Express train ride will travel through the Evergreens landscape, Noon–2 pm, The Evergreens Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Ave. at Conway Street.