If you’re getting cabin fever by now, our restaurant critics’ Best Bites of 2009 will provide some suggestions of how to get out, there’s always baijiui.

In music, the great Robbie Fulks performs with regular collaborator Scott Ligon at FitzGerald’s; he’ll perform a musical sketch comedy look back at 2009, and will probably be doing some Michael Jackson covers in support of his forthcoming tribute album. Tonight is also your last chance to see, um, a Maggot Twat show.

For more traditional post-holiday fare, this weekend is your last chance to see many of this year’s holiday theater shows.

And for the most traditional post-holiday fare of all, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra plays at Allstate Arena tonight. Play me out, overwhelming Christmas prog army.