5 fun things to do in Boston this week - Metro US

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston Jan. 14-18 Chowda Day Legal Sea Foods

Find a cure for your winter woes and have a bit of after-work fun this week. From pop culture trivia nights to chowda celebrations, there’s no shortage of awesome stuff happening in the Hub. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in Boston this week.

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Chowda Day

Who doesn’t love a hot bowl of New England-style clam chowder? In honor of National Soup Month, Legal Sea Foods is celebrating the beloved local comfort food by declaring Tuesday a “Legal” holiday, appropriately dubbed Chowda Day. Every Legal location will be offering $1 cups of their New England clam chowder with purchase of an entree. Jan. 15, various locations, $1 with purchase of an entree, legalseafoods.com

Trash Night

Head to the Brattle Theatre on Tuesday for Trash Night, a monthly underground comedy and film event. The festivities feature a screening of an “F-grade,” just terrible movie that organizers thrust upon its unsuspecting audience members. The folks behind Trash Night also run strange original videos throughout the showing and encourage guests to participate in the fun. Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge, $8, brattlefilm.org

Irish Whiskey Dinner

Solas kicks off its whiskey Wednesday series with a special dinner this week. Stop by to enjoy a cocktail half hour featuring Kilbeggan Single Grain followed by a three-course dinner crafted by Solas sous chef and former “Chopped” contestant Alex Galvis. The menu includes Irish soda bread crostinis, coffee rubbed racks of lamb, cinnamon apple tarts, plus an end-of-the-night toast of Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey. Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Solas, 710 Boylston St., Boston, $65, solasboston.com

Things to do in Boston this week Jan. 14-18 Stranger Things Trivia Lansdowne Pub

5 fun things to do in Boston this week

‘Stranger Things’ Trivia

While we’re still several months away from the premiere of “Stranger Things” season 3, you can still get your fix of all things Hawkins by testing your knowledge of the hit Netflix series. Lansdowne Pub is hosting a “Stranger Things” trivia night on Wednesday, where teams of six or less can compete for a chance to win a $100 gift card. Make sure to RSVP ahead of time on eventbrite.com. Jan. 16, 8 p.m., Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St., Boston, free to register, lansdownepubboston.com

‘Dancing with the Stars Live!’

The hit dance comptetition TV series brings its live tour back to the Hub this week. See some of your favorite dancers show off their moves at the Wang Theatre Thursday and Friday nights. Jan. 17-18, 7:30 p.m., Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston, $53.75+, bochcenter.org

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