The courtyard of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square is one of Boston's most beautiful havens from the hustle and bustle of the city. This summer, enjoy free one-hour concerts in this every Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon. Wednesday evening concerts are in collaboration with Berklee College of Music; the final one on August 31 is in collaboration with the Boston Lyric Opera.
Every Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer.
SoWa is giving us more Sundays to love. The South End complex and artist guild is opening its doors to the public every Sunday this summer. Shop carefully curated hand-made goods such as jewelry, clothing, home goods, photography, ceramics, and more. Take home some home-grown products from local farmers and bakers or visit the food trucks. And finally, head to the studios at 450 Harrison Ave to meet local artists, explore their latest works and buy pieces directly from them.
Every Sunday, ...
Get a sneak peek (and some generous sips) of the hottest wines this season at Formaggio Kitchen’s biannual wine preview. Guests will be able to try all of the staff’s favorite picks of these blush beverages for the warm months ahead, as well as nosh on snacks from the specialty store. Exclusive wine discounts will be offered that night only. This is a ticketed event.
Sunday, May 22nd at 6:00pm.
Take advantage of the beautiful weather promised this weekend and head to Duxbury for the season opening of the Island Creek Raw Bar. Enjoy bay views along with your oysters, hot dogs, and beer or wine. Afterward, head across the street and have one more drink at the Winsor House, Island Creek's food and hospitality flagship and off-hours HQ.
Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15
Enjoy the time-honored Southern tradition of the Kentucky Derby a little closer to home at Time Out Market Boston. Enjoy a screening of the race, along with mint juleps brimming with bourbon at the bar. There will even be a mock horse race raffle benefiting The Greg Hill Foundation. In the spirit of the derby, be sure to don your swankiest springtime duds for a chance to win a prize for best dressed.
Saturday, May 7, 3-6pm
Get filthy for a good cause. The Muddy River Cleanup is a part of the Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup and aims to gather more than 3,000 volunteers along the all 80 miles of the Charles River to pick up litter, remove invasive species, and help with park maintenance. Corporate sponsorships are also accepted.
Saturday, April 23 at various locations
Few attractions evoke old time Boston like the Public Garden’s Swan Boats, a quaint tradition whose 2022 season starts this weekend. And few times are better to visit the Public Garden than the height of spring. As much changes from year to year, the Swan Boats remain the same.
Opening Saturday April 16th at 10am
All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning masterwork To Kill a Mockingbird at Broadway in Boston. Rolling Stone gives it 5 stars, calling it "an emotionally shattering landmark production of an American classic." With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird — "the greatest novel of all time" (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become "one of the greatest plays in history" (NPR).
Citizens Bank Opera House, Ap...
Boston Dance Theater and Sound Icon present the in-person world premiere of “New Dances for Goethe-Institut”, a site-specific work that takes place over the five floors of the historic headquarters of Goethe-Institut Boston. BDT founder and co-artistic director Jessie Jeanne Stinnett collaborates with Artistic Director of Sound Icon Ensemble Jeffrey Means to create the new work, accompanied by live music. Music selections are from famous German composers spanning Germany’s musical history.