Drunk the Halls: Holiday Spirits Bazaar
Get seasonally sloshed without worrying about embarrassing yourself in front of Grandma at this annual spirits fest.
Odors of perception: Taste some eye-opening cheese and charcuterie from the dairy doyens at Stinky Bklyn.
Sat 1-4p & 7-10p. Astor Center, 399 Lafayette St. (E 4th St.), Nolita. $45 here.
Nearby: Library at the Public; ACME; Hecho en Dumbo
Epic Win: Roman Tragedies
If you're going to see Shakespeare, why not see them all? This one mashes up Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, and Antony & Cleopatra.
Weird mix: The entire remix is over five hours long and has no assigned seats — you're encouraged to move around the theater.
Fri-Sun 6p. BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Boerum Hill. $70 here.
Nearby: Mile End Delicatessen; Habana Outpost; No. 7
Gear Up: Cranksgiving
This annual drive brings together the city's bike fans to ride around collecting food for St. Mary's Church soup kitchen.
Celebrate your charity: Hit up the two afterparties at Chrome Store and Red Lantern Bikes, promising cheap Brooklyn beer.
Sat 12:30p-4:30p. Solar One, 23rd St. (East River), Kips Bay. Free, but bring $10-15 to buy food to donate.
Electric Nights: Matthew Dear and Light Asylum
Dance-rocker Matthew Dear's been slowly bringing out his voice over the years, and his latest album, Beams, sees no exception.
Dynamic duo: Light Asylum's Shannon Funchness lays her baritone vocals over Bruno Coviello's retro-electro beats.
Sat 6p. Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (3rd Ave.), East Village. $25 here.
Nearby: Village Pourhouse; Apiary; The Smith