Saturday, January 24, 2015

This Weekend

  • Send In the Clowns: Boston Comedy Arts Festival 

    Laugh now, cry later as summer ends with a two-day comedy fest of panels and performances.

    Laugh track: Jimmy Tingle, recently seen alongside Larry David in HBO's Clear History, headlines.
    Fri 8p & Sat 6p. Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Harvard Square (617-876-6837). $18 here.
    Nearby: The Sinclair; Tory Row; Charlie's Kitchen

  • Beer Run: PemberFest

    Samples from 17-plus local breweries + no cover = the best three hours of your weekend.

    On tap: Battle Road, Backlash, Notch, People's Pint and Mayflower get things flowing.
    Sat 2-5p. Pemberton Farms, 2225 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge (617-491-2244). Free.

    Nearby: L'Impasto; Redbones; Orleans

  • Morning in America: '80s Brunch

    Big hair and Bloody Marys reign at this 30 years in-the-making '80s brunch. 

    Breakfast club: Nosh on chorizo sliders and smoked salmon benedict in your finest pair of neon legwarmers.
    Sun 11a-3p. Blue, Inc. 131 Broad St., Financial District (617-261-5353). Call for reservations. 
    Nearby: The Palm; The Place; Biddy Early's

  • Area Porsche and motorcycle enthusiasts display their favorite toys on the museum lawn.

    Roll on: Stroll through rows of vintage Porsches, then return for Ducati bike demos on Sunday.

    Sat 9a-3p & Sun 10a-4p. Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St., Brookline (617-522-6547). $10-20.

    Nearby: Ten Tables; Doyle's Cafe; James's Gate


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