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Free Fun Shit: Oct 5-11: HONK! fest, JP Rocks & Rolls Record and Art Fair, WFNX Disorientation w/ Static Jacks + Camden, Boston Local Food Fest, stein hoisting competition + more

HONK! Fest is going on now through Monday

Sam Adams Stein Hoisting Competition | Hoist up big-ass steins of beer as high as you can for a chance to win a trip to Germany. All attendees are entered to win a home brewing kit. Open to male and female hoisters. Free to compete and no cover for spectators before 10 pm at Ned Devine's tonight from 9 to 11 pm | steinhoisting.eventbrite.com

HONK! Fest | The activist street band festival is back for another year with 34 bands and counting, they'll be playing music and more in and around Union, Davis, and Harvard Squares tonight through Monday, October 8 | honkfest.org

Anarchist Book Talk | Scholar and anarchism advocate Randall Amster discusses his book Anarchism Today at the Lucy Parsons Center tonight @ 7 pm | lucyparsons.org

Opening reception for The BIG BAD | New exhibit featuring collabos between local artists and musicians exploring the theme of "bad" influences in our society. Soundtrack by said musicians including Fat Creeps, Fagettes, and Coyote Kolb to be played on loop behind exhibit at the Nave Gallery, opening Saturday, October 6 @ 6 pm | facebook.com

Open Studios in Roxbury + Lowell | If you're around either of these neighborhood this weekend their local galleries and art spaces are opening their doors on Saturday, October 6-Sunday, October 7- Lowell from  11 am to 5 pm and Roxbury from 11 am to 7 pm | roxburyopenstudios.org or lowellopenstudios.org

JP Rocks & Rolls Record and Art Fair | The second annual edition of the indie art fair has vendors selling homemade and artisanal wares that range from rare vintage LPs to funky handmade jewelry, clothes, and art to locally made food and beauty products and more at Spontaneous Celebrations on Sunday, October 7 from noon to 3 pm | jprocksandrolls.com

Boston Local Food Festival | Celebration of eating locally with local farmers, a "Seafood Throwdown," chef demos, DIY demos in pickling, home brewing, and more, vendors, and more on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Sunday, October 7 from 11 am to 5 pm | bostonlocalfoodfestival.com

"Opening Our Doors" | The Fenway Alliance presents a day of free "cultural experiences" including live music from Zili Misik and others, a parade, glass-blowing demos, open houses at Fenway Studios, and more. It kicks off at the Christian Science Plaza on Monday, October 8 from 10 am to 4 pm | fenwayculture.org

WFNX Disorientation Show #1 | Celebrate the official relaunch of WFNX (October 31 bitchezz!!) with us at three --totally free-- shows this October. The first of which is tonight with The Static Jacks, Camden, and WFNX DJ Liz Pelly on Wednesday, October 10 @  7 pm | RSVP at wfnx.com/disorientation

October Salon: "Public Space! And Public Fun!" | With talks from James Cobalt of local flash-mob group the Boston Societies of Spontaneity and Mary Goodman, organizer of 2011's temporary public art installation "Wandering Cricket Night Market" at Arts at the Armory on Wednesday, October 10 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | somervilleartscouncil.org/salon/fun

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