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