Tuesday, January 27, 2015

This Weekend

  • Crab Carnival: Boardwalk Bash

    The revamped Seaport seafood shack throws itself a party to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester.

    Back to basics: Admission includes drinks, hors d'oeuvres, bar games, and live music. 

    Tonight 6-9p. The Barking Crab, 88 Sleeper St., Seaport (617-426-2722). $35 here.

    Nearby: Sam's; Empire; Tavern Road

  • Ales of Autumn: Sam Adams Oktoberfest

    It's not officially Oktoberfest season until Sam Adams says so, in this case with lots of beer and music.

    VIP: Friday's VIP opening reception includes four complimentary beers and a keepsake stein.

    Sat 1-9p. Park Plaza Castle, 50 Park Ave., Bay Village (617-457-2281). $17.50-38.50 here.

    Nearby: Davio's; Erbaluce; MJ O'Connor's

  • Local Laughs: Lamont Price

    The rising Dorchester-born comic, writer, and "licensed bootyologist" takes the stage.

    Taking aim: Price's comedy draws from the typical Boston obsessions with politics and Tom Brady. 

    Sat 8p. Nick's Comedy Stop, 100 Warrenton St., Downtown (617-248-1976). $20 here

    Nearby: Troquet; Gypsy Bar; The Tam

  • River Wild: Rumble on the River

    Cap off your weekend with a Sunday afternoon of free music and rowing on the Charles. 

    Pour up: $10 gets you access to the beer garden and samples of Harpoon and other local beers.

    Sun noon-6:30p. Harry Parker Boathouse, 20 Nonatum Rd., Brighton. Free-$10 here.

    Nearby: Strip-T's; La Casa De Pedro; The Last Drop

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