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If you've pulled out of your lingering calorie coma and haven't been trampled by eager, deal-hungry shoppers, here are your best bets for riding out the rest of Turkey Day weekend.

David Spade @ Stand Up Live
We read somewhere that laughter burns calories. Get a humor workout when David Spade, the super sarcastic former Arizona resident (and resident funny man on Rules of Engagement), performs tonight at 7 p.m., and again on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $42.50 and available here.

The Big Lebowski Birthday Bash @ FilmBar
Universatile Music's Reuben Martinez celebrates his birthday tonight at FilmBar with a handful of DJs spinning in the lounge, and a whole lot of abiding Dude in the theater. Arrive costumed (leave the bowling ball at home) and equipped with Lebowski-isms. See more details here.

Arizona International Auto Show @ Phoenix Convention Center
Get an early look at 2012 models, some of which will be available for test drives, from Ford, Toyota, and Hyundai. And don't miss drooling over the high-end roadsters, from Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, and more, in the luxury lounge. The event continues Saturday through Sunday, starting at 9 a.m. Tickets are $10.

Paula Poundstone @ Mesa Arts Center
Comedian Paula Poundstone returns to Mesa Arts for an evening of off the cuff humor, audience interaction, and off-the-cuff wit. Catch the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! regular on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Piper Repertory Theater. Tickets are $34 and available here.

Ornament Marketplace @ Heard Museum
Browse festive, handmade tree decorations with Native themes at the Heard on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and knock out some non-mall gift shopping while you're at it. Admission is free. 

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