Blind Date: Dining in the Dark
The ultimate 'blind' taste test, this interactive dinner theatre masks your eyes, but not the flavors.
Hungry eyes: The event combines music, story, and a blindfolded four-course group dinner.
Sat 7p. The College Club, 44 Commonwealth Ave., Back Bay (617-536-9510). $75 here.
Nearby: Rattlesnake; Met Bar; Parish Cafe
Tipsy Reading: Drinking Boston Book Release Party
Stephanie Schorow's book Drinking Boston documents the city's booze culture; you document the booze.
Cheers: Admission includes a signed copy of the book and drinks from Bully Boy Distillery.
Sun 7p. The Reagle Beagle, 308 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-739-5151). $35-40 here.
Nearby: Hops N Scotch; FuGakYu; Lineage
Kicking Back a Few: Whiskey and Boots at Ball and Buck
Make your old man proud by ditching the sneakers and beer for a pair of Danner boots and a glass of whiskey.
Old glory: Finish your man makeover by booking an appointment at the old school in-store barbershop.
Fri 6-9p. Ball & Buck, 144 Newbury St., Back Bay (617- 262-1776). Free.
Nearby: Lolita; Top of the Hub; BarLola
Spin to Win: Red Bull 3style
Five DJs try to outduel one another with their best 15-minute live mixes while jacked up on Red Bull.
Sound clash: DJs will be judged on mixing skills, stage presence, and how loud the girls are screaming.
Fri 8p. Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave., Allston (617-779-0140). Free.
Nearby: Tavern on the Square; Sunset Grill & Tap; Wonder Bar