Start practicing your wooden-mallet swing. Chef Aaron Bashy
brings in the best of the Chesapeake Bay this weekend with his annual crab boil. Thirty dollars ($15 for kids) gets you a slew of fresh blue crabs boiled in Brooklyn Lager, corn on the cob, black-eyed-pea and potato salads, watermelon, and funnel cake.
July 23 and 24; 442 Ninth St., at Seventh Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-832-5500 for details.