We’ll drink to that.
Bawdy Boston at the Beagle
What: Sip Prohibition elixirs like the Deception (Bully Boy white whiskey, yellow chartreuse, Amaro Averna), while author Stephanie Schorow recounts our city’s ignoble drinking past with readings from Drinking Boston.
Why: So-good-they-should-be-illegal eats like grilled pear with smoked gouda and a quail egg-topped beef tartare.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: The Regal Beagle, 308 Harvard St., Coolidge Corner (617-739-5151). Tickets ($35) at ticketfly.com and at the door ($40).
Cambridge MLK Day of Service
What: Honor the reverend’s service legacy by crafting fleece blankets, scarves, bookmarks, and Valentine’s Day cards for the homeless and elderly.
Why: Make it better by bringing donations of canned food, winter clothing, and children’s books.
When: Mon., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Locations and info at manyhelpinghands365.org. Sign up at eventbrite.com.
Sale at Cynthia Rowley
What: Stock up for the rest of winter with up to 70 percent off dresses and separates, plus one-off samples starting at $50.
Why: Leather swing dress for $349 (reg. $495), jeweled-collar tulle blouse for $219 (reg. $325), cotton tortoise skirt for $239 (reg. $330).
When: Sat. & Mon., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Cynthia Rowley, 164 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-587-5240).
Sunday Dinner from Coda Bar in Your Kitchen
What: Forgo the hassle of roasting a whole chicken and order a precooked lemon-butter lovely paired with sides like grits, braised collard greens, and roasted butternut squash ($30).
Why: Like you were going to cook during football anyway.
When: Every Sun. Orders must be placed by 3 p.m. for pickup 4-7 p.m.
Where: Coda Bar and Kitchen, 329 Columbus Ave., South End (617-536-2632).
(M)imosa/Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (M)
What: A nearly indescribable spectacle of acrobatics, drag (a note-by-note rendition of Prince’s “Darling Nikki”), and dance improv paying homage to the parallel styles of Judson and Voguing.
Why: You have to see it to believe it (and understand it).
When: Today & Fri., 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Waterfront (617-478-3100). Tickets ($20) at icaboston.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Boston Public Library