Screen Screams: Halloween Horror Marathon
Enjoy a marathon of Hollywood horror flicks as they were intended: after midnight, with a hot date.
Norman's night: A double feature of Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre gets the screaming started.
Sat midnight. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-734-2500). $15-20 here.
Nearby: Reagle Beagle; Hops N Scotch; Otto Pizza
Smart-Asses: Radiolab Live
The quirky, comedic Peabody Award-winning science podcast goes apocalyptic in its live show.
Lab mate: Answering life's mysteries is easier with help from guest comedienne Ophira Eisenberg.
Sat 8p. Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Theatre District (617-482-5757). $30-150 here.
Nearby: Abby Lane; Tunnel; Market
Sunday Speakeasy: Brunch at Saloon
Missing some Micheladas and beef bacon sliders from your Sunday mornings? Not anymore.
Game day: The braised meat hash is essential fuel for your grueling World Series/NFL Sunday schedule.
Sundays 11a-2:30p. Saloon, 255 Elm St., Somerville (617-628-4444).
Nearby: Foundry on Elm; The Painted Burro; Spoke Wine Bar
Cooks for a Cause: Revelry for Charity
Neptune Oyster's Michael Serpa and Ryan Trimm (of Memphis's Sweet Grass) team up to make you dinner.
Next stop: Enjoy several courses with paired beverages, then slide through Tavern Road for the afterparty.
Sun 6:30-10p. JM Curley, 21 Temple Place, Downtown (617-338-5333). $125 here.
Nearby: Gem; Stoddard's; Good Life