Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Weekend

  • Weekend Upgrade: Seth Meyers

    Good news (literally): SNL's "Weekend Update" host and head writer Seth Meyers plays the Wilbur.

    Out takes: Meyers isn't shy about sharing edgier material than network TV can handle. 

    Tonight 9:45p. Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Theatre District (617-248-9700). $45 here.

    Nearby: Abby LaneEmerald LoungeTunnel

  • Hog Wild: Hogtoberfest

    Only Nantucket's American Seasons could host a weekend of pigging out and still be classy.

    Fly pigs: Events include a beer & charcuterie class on Saturday after Friday night's hog-heavy "Ode to Pig" dinner.

    Fri 7p & Sat 10:30a & 12:30p. American Seasons, 80 Centre St., Nantucket (508-228-7111). $25-135. Call for reservations. 

    Nearby: Rose & Crown; Brotherhood of Thieves; Brant Point Grill

  • Neighborhood Nosh: Harvest Fest

    Supporting local businesses is a lot easier when they're all in one room serving you food and beer. 

    Heroes & Villens: Enjoy pizza from A4, beer from Mystic Brewery, and a lineup of four local bands. 

    Sat 2-5p & 6-9p. The Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville (617-718-2191). $35-55 here.

    Nearby: Highland Kitchen; Daddy Jones; Olde Magoun's Saloon

  • Where There's Fire...: Smoke This Rib Fest

    16 area restaurants take to the streets to smoke a ton of ribs, so you don't have to. 

    Smoker's lounge: VIP passes grant early bird access, giving you time to pig out and still make it home for the Pats.

    Sun Noon-4p. East Cambrige (btw. Fulkerson St. & Fifth St.). $20-75 here.

    Nearby: Courtside; Atwood's; Oleana

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