The gaming arm of the Fantastic Fest is free and open to the public. A who's-who of independent games comes out to showcase their creations with scads of custom arcade cabinets and laptops loaded with fun. Panels and tournaments are littered throughout the four-day fest. The whole shebang concludes with a Barfcade contest, awards ceremony, and closing party. See their website for a complete schedule. Check out our interview with Kyle Reimergartin and Ben Esposito to get you hyped. Thu.-Sun., Sept. 18-21. Free.
Step back in time at the village in the woods as Celtic bands play, athlete test their strength at the Highland games, and everyone enjoys the food, games, and shopping. Sat.-Sun., Sept. 19-20 & 27-28. $15 ($8, kids).
Stand with the People’s Climate March in NYC in calling for accountability from our public leaders to support climate justice. Meet on the south steps of the Capitol. The march will begin at 1:30pm. 11am.