Celebrate the grand opening of the new Salt & Olive Market in The Garage, Harvard Square. The market offers more than 50 varieties of olive oil in a tap room-style setting along with sea salts from around the world. In addition to special tastings of olive oil, balsamic vinegars, and salts, Red Apple Farm, Magic Bites, Clear Flour Bread, and Somerville Chocolate will be sharing and sampling wonderful things to eat And from 3:00-5:00pm, enjoy craft beer and wine tastings…
Learn how to create three spring-themed signature cocktails with Bully Boy Distillery, Boston’s first ever craft-distillery. Start the evening with a complimentary cocktail and a distillery tour. Then learn to make spring cocktails using locally made spirits and bitters. Bar snacks will be provided. Bully Boy Distillery, May 22, 7-9pm.
On the First Friday of every month, the artists, galleries, shops and showrooms of the SoWa Art + Design District open their doors to the public for an evening of art, culture and inspiration. Meet the artists in their element, view the latest gallery exhibitions, shop small, and dine at one of SoWa’s world-class restaurants. SoWa First Fridays, every first Friday of the month, 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Location: 450 + 460 Harrison Avenue, South Boston.
Celebrate the return of spring at the Museum of Fine Art’s Art in Bloom festival, April 27-29. This event pairs works of art from the Museum of Fine Arts’ collection with floral arrangements. Daily events include ikebana demonstrations, outdoor walking tours, and casual dining among masterpieces. Famed florist Remco van Vliet will be on hand for master classes and a lecture with tips for at-home gardeners.
Take advantage of the spring weather and explore Plum Island by bicycle on Saturday, Apr 20. This day trip includes a visit to the Hellcat Wildlife Observation Area, the beach, and an observation tower which provides views of the island. Afterwards, join the group in getting a bite in downtown Newburyport. The group meets at Wellington Station in Medford in the morning. Bike rentals are available or you can bring your own.
Make traditional Taiwanese-American dumplings with the Happy Chef Patty Chen, owner of the Dumpling Room in Cambridge. Learn to make five different shapes and stuff them with two different fillings. Light bites/tapas will be served to start the evening, and of course, you can eat your creations afterward. The Dumpling Making Party will be Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 6:00p – 8:30pm at The Windsor Inn, Cambridge.
Since 2007, the Cambridge Science Festival has been making science accessible, interactive and fun. This multifaceted, multicultural event highlights the impact of science, technology, engineering, art, and math in all our lives. Create a kinetic sculpture, learn to play native Balinese musical instruments, or join a science game night! Events will be held at the MIT Museum, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Science and other Cambridge locations from April 12 – 21, 2019.
Get happy at the Happy Place, a pop-up experience filled with one of a kind installations and multi-sensory immersive rooms. Each of the 12 rooms in this exhibit are filled with unusual attractions, like a yellow tub surrounded by hundreds of rubber ducks, a bedroom designed to look like it’s been turned upside down, the Confetti Dome, and a room filled with 40 thousand flowers. This all-ages attraction, which is traveling around the US, starts its two-month stay in Boston on April 5…
Enjoy a six-course dinner with scotch pairings from Macallan and Highland Park, at The Menton, Barbara Lynch’s modern eatery in Fort Point, Tuesday, Mar. 26 at 6 pm. The Macallan at Menton invites guests to begin with a welcome cocktail featuring The Macallan Gold before sitting down to a luxurious tasting menu crafted by Chef de Cuisine Lucas Sousa and Pastry Chef Giselle Miller to expertly showcase the versatility of single malt scotch.