Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Burr-n Unit: Bill Burr

    Comedian and Canton, Mass. native Bill Burr returns home for a three-day stand at the Wilbur. 

    Rap sheet: Burr's roles range from a "racial draft" commentator on Chappelle's Show to a shady thief on Breaking Bad.

    Tonight-Sat. The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Theatre District (617-248-9700). $46 here.

    Nearby: Abby Lane; Good Life; The Tam

  • Post-Shoveling Party: WinterFest at Lansdowne Pub

    Maybe if we party really really hard, winter will end early? It's worth a shot.

    Cold comfort: Enjoy samples of winter brews, a free buffet, and live music while you wait for the snow to melt.

    Sun 2-7p. Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St., Fenway (617-247-1222). Free.

    Nearby: Barrio Cantina; Tasty Burger; The Baseball Tavern

  • Play It Cool: Polar Plunge

    The ultimate hangover cure on a Saturday morning? This for-charity plunge in Revere Beach or Nantasket Beach in Hull.

    Chill bro: Once you've unfrozen yourself, stick around for the beach party afterwards featuring food and music. 

    Sat 10a. Revere Beach, Revere. Register here.

    Nearby: Thmor Da; Billy Tse; Sebastian's

  • Hot Ticket: 4th Annual Chili Cup 

    Chili bragging rights are earned one cup at a time, with 22 local restaurants competing for the title.

    Loving spoonful: Chow down on chili from Tico, Tasty Burger, Cheers, and defending champ Flatiron.

    Tonight 6p. Ned Devine's Pub, 1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Faneuil Hall (617-248-8800), $10 here

    Nearby: Clarke's; Saus; Hillstone

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