Where: 450 Flatbush Ave., Crown Heights
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Two baby red pandas born at the Prospect Park Zoo this summer are now on view at the Flatbush Avenue zoo. You can visit them and their mom at the Discovery Trail habitat during zoo hours.
Where: 375 Stuyvesant Ave., Bed-Stuy
When: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Support Brooklyn’s businesses by shopping from local vendors at this holiday bazaar and workshop series. Food, fashion, and handmade goods are included, and elected officials and community residents will give talks on entrepreneurship and wellness.
Friday, November 27
Where: MoCADA, 80 Hanson Pl., Fort Greene
When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Check out this family-friendly shopping pop-up from the International-Coalition for African Fashion, featuring more than 20 designers with hand-made originals.
► Community Party for Brooklyn Commune’s Five-Year Anniversary
Where: 601 Greenwood Ave. (on the corner of Prospect Avenue), Windsor Terrace
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate the five-year birthday of neighborhood restaurant Brooklyn Commune with live music, food tastings, and giveaways including gift cards to Butterfunk Kitchen, the new soul food restaurant opening next door to Brooklyn Commune in 2016.
Saturday, November 28
Where: Various locations
When: All day Saturday
More than 160 shops and small businesses in Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens are giving discounts and freebies this Saturday as part of a neighborhood-wide effort to encourage local shopping this holiday season.
Where: Sankofa Aban Bed and Breakfast, 107 Macon St., Bed-Stuy
When: 8:30 p.m.
Listen to live salon jazz and hear stories of music and community at this brownstone show. A homemade, traditional fish fry buffet is served during intermission, and the night continues with an open mic session.
Where: All along Montague Street
When: Business hours on Nov. 28
Montague Street is kicking off its holiday season with the “Drop Shop Experience Taste” event. Businesses along the Brooklyn Heights commercial corridor will be offering special discounts and treats throughout the day. Many will also serve as drop-off locations for new or gently-worn hats, gloves and scarves. The festivities will continue until Dec. 28.
Where: Fifth Avenue and Fourth Street, Park Slope
When: 6:30 p.m.
Hear live music by Rolie Polie Guacamole, as well as opera by a 15-year-old opera singer at this community tree lighting hosted by Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District. There will be hot chocolate from The Chocolate Room, sugar cookies from Du Jour Bakery and brownies from Le Pain Quotidien to sweeten the festivities.
► Small Business Saturday in Sunset Park
Where: Various locations
When: As long as supplies last
Your favorite local restaurant might have some free food for you. To celebrate Small Business Saturday, Industry City will pay for the first 50 purchases of popular food items in almost a dozen eateries in Sunset Park. That includes the chicken torta at Cafe Zona Sur, cupcakes at Baked In Brooklyn and taquitos at Tacos El Bronco.
Sunday, November 29
► Smooth Sundays Jazz Brunch
Where: Lion’s Den, 557 Classon Ave., Bed-Stuy
When: 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy live jazz tunes while indulging in Caribbean fusion fare at this Bed-Stuy restaurant. Menu items include falafel kale salad with curry hummus dressing and guava ginger pulled pork tostones.
These listings were compiled by DNAinfo's Brooklyn reporters Camille Bautista, Rachel Holliday Smith, Leslie Albrecht, and Nikhita Venugopal.