Saturday, Feb. 1
Take a tour of Brooklyn’s best breweries while staying in one room, at the Dime Best of Brooklyn Food and Beer Festival 2020. You can enjoy unlimited samples from seven Kings County beer makers, free cocktails from Bulleit and Johnnie Walker whiskey, and fill up on delicious dishes from Dinosaur BBQ, Memphis Seoul, and more.
2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 6:30 pm at Industry City Factory Floor (268 36th St. between Second and Third avenues in Sunset Park, second floor, bestofbrooklynfestival.eventbrite.com). $39–$49.
Sunday, Feb. 2
Brooklynites do not have a stake in the Super Bowl LIV contest between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, starting at 6:30 pm tonight. But if you are a fan of the noble pigskin game (or just want to chow down on some wings), visit Bushwick Cider House, which will offer $1 Korean wings and specials on chili, nachos, and pitchers of cider or beer all night.
5 pm–midnight at Bushwick Cider House (1100 Flushing Ave. between Irving and Knickerbocker avenues in Bushwick, www.brooklynciderhouse.com). Free.
Monday, Feb. 3
The key to winning the office Oscar pool is getting things right in the minor categories — like Animated Short film and Live Action Short films. Get a jump on your competition by watching all of the nominees in both categories tonight at Alamo Drafthouse (cartoon shorts at 6:20 pm; and the live-action ones at 9:40 pm).
6:20 pm and 9:40 pm at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (445 Albee Square West between Fulton and Willoughby streets Downtown, fourth floor, www.drafthouse.com/nyc). $17.50 each.
Wednesday, Feb. 5
Save the dates
Dating is tough, but at least you’ve never been featured in Time Out New York’s “Undateables” column! The magazine feature comes to life tonight, with past subjects sharing their dating stories, and editor Will Gleason and comedian Lane Moore, the host of Tinder Live! offering dating tips.
7 pm at Time Out Market New York (55 Water St. between Main and Old Dock streets, fifth floor, timeoutmarket.com/newyork). Free.
Thursday, Feb. 5
This concept of “wuv” confuses and infuriates us! Fortunately, tonight’s “Spoons, Toons, and Booze Valentine’s After Dark” will explain everything through love-focused cartoons that might include DuckTales, King of the Hill, Rugrats, Futurama, Powerpuff Girls, and many more, with the audience voting for the next ’toon. A sugary cereal bar is also included.
9:30 pm at Nitehawk Prospect Park (188 Prospect Park West at 14th Street in Park Slope, nitehawkcinema.com/prospectpark). $18.