Following the SoWa Open Market, the Greenway Open Market will be opening soon! On Saturday, May 24th, the Greenway Open Market will be taking over the Rose Kennedy Greenway by the North End and feature an array of art from a variety of vendors.
"The Greenway Open Market is a vibrant arts market that features talented area artists, crafters and independent designers. It is held on Saturdays from May to October along the Wharf District Parks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in downtown Boston. Visitors will find exceptional handmade and locally produced products including fine art, jewelry, ceramics, crafts, apparel, accessories, and fair trade/eco friendly handmade imports.
Come explore the parks and stroll tree lined promenades, take in the city sights, soak up sunshine, play in the Rings Fountain, eat at a food truck, and shop local!"
For more information on the Greenway Open Market, please visit GreenwayOpenMarket.com!
One of Boston's biggest concerts, Boston Calling, has just announced their line up for their May & September events.
On May 23-25th, Boston Calling will be held at City Hall Plaza in Boston. The line up for the May concert will include Jack Johnson, Death Cab for Cutie and Modest Mouse.
The National, Lorde, Nas with The Roots are just some of the artists that are planning on performing for Boston Calling in September.
Guests for the events can get a one or three day pass, depending on their preference. Despite the weather last year, there were still thousands of concert goers who attended the event. Due to the line up this year, the tickets are selling out faster than ever so make sure you get yours today!
For more information on Boston Calling and ticket availability, please go to BostonCalling.com.
The Three Kings Holiday Party is one of the city's largest holiday charity events. The Three Kings Holiday Extravaganza will be held at Royale this year on Saturday, December 21st at 8pm.
This charity event has, and will continue, to raise money for Leslie's Links & Ewing's Sarcoma Center Research and the Susan G Komen Foundation.
"Club Royale will be transformed into a Holiday Wonderland filled with Christmas trees, mistletoe, ornaments, aerialists, dancers, balloons & Sexy Santa Girls walking our Red Carpet. It will be a fun-filled evening with all proceeds to support Cancer Research. Last year’s event sold out quickly so please get your tickets soon."
Please click here for further information on this event.
SantaCon is finally here! The holiday event everyone 21+ can enjoy will be in the city on Saturday, December 7th.
This is a themed bar crawl, so everyone is attendance is recommended to wear a Santa costume or a festive outfits!
SantaCon starts at 12:00pm at Game On in Fenway. There will be a donation center for Toys for Tots for anyone who would like to donate. As the day goes on, the bar crawl will go through Copley into Downtown and towards the West End.
Last year, there were over 2,000 Santas that participated. There is no need to register and there will not be a cover for the bars.
For more information on the greatest adult holiday event in Boston, please go to Santacon.info.
Nick Offerman's 'American Ham' tour is coming to the Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, August 31st and Monday, September 2nd!
Nick Offerman has performed stand up since mid 1990 and is most widely known for his character as Ron Swanson in 'Parks and Recreation'. He has also appeared in such shows and movies as 'November', 'Sin City', 'American Body Shop' and 'Children's Hospital'.
The performance is known to be full of "cautionary tales, humorous anecdotes, a few solipsisms, with minor nudity and some songs. "
Tickets are still available through ticketmaster.com.
The City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department is holding a meeting regarding improvements to the area of Parkman Plaza on the Boston Common. The meeting will take place on Thursday, August 15th at 6pm at Emerson College's Bordy Theater. This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.
The meeting will focus on landscaping improvements to Parkman's Plaza along Tremont St.
Landscape improvements to Parkman Plaza at the Visitors Information Center along Tremont Street will be the purpose of the meeting.
"'This meeting will focus on the history and assessment of the site,' according to a statement from the city. 'Recommendations for improvements will be addressed at a future meeting.'
The Friends of the Public Garden recently went before the Boston Landmarks Commission seeking approval for the final phase of their renovation project for the Common, which involves work along Tremont Street from the Park Street MBTA station to the Common visitors center. "
The award winning performance, Wicked, is back at the Boston Opera House! Performances will run Tuesday through Sunday until mid September.
"Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for 'the most complete—and completely satisfying—new musical in a long time' (USA Today).
On Broadway and around the world, Wicked has worked its magic on critics and audiences alike. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy® and three Tony® Awards, Wicked is 'Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” and “the defining musical of the decade' (The New York Times)."
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and the Opera House website.
Ivan Amodei 's will be performing his #1 magic show, Intimate Illusions, at the Boston Park Plaza on Friday, July 19th and Satuday, July 20th. Winnner of six People's Choice Awards for Best Entertainer, Ivan will amazes audiences of all ages with his knowledge of magic and illusion.
"Skillfully accompanied by a concert cellist, this 90-minute performance cleverly combines world-class sleight of hand, dynamic story-telling, mind-games and tons of audience participation. All combined with razor sharp wit, laughter and dazzling live music. "
For show times and tickets, please check The Magic of Ivan Amodei's website.
Grab your coworkers and join Network After Work on Wednesday June 12th at Guilt from 6-9pm for some cocktails, appetizers and mingling!
Network After Work is a great way to meet professionals in various industries in the city. Upon enterting, guests recieve name tags that are color coded by industry which allows for "easy navigation"
"Network After Work events allow guests a chance to get their name and brand in front of some of Boston's top business professionals while visiting the city's best After Work destinations.
Network After Work is comprised of 300,000 professionals from around the country who like to go out, have fun and network. Network After Work hosts events in the hottest cities such as Boston, Washington D.C. and San Francisco.
Online admission is only $12. Door admission with RSVP is $15 whereas without is $20. Please check website for further details. Sign up today!
The 20th Annual EarthFest, sponsored by Radio 92.9 and Whole Foods Market, will be held on Saturday May 18, 2013 at the Hatch Shell in Boston. The Radio 92.9 EarthFest is usually the largest free outdoor radio station concert in Boston and promotes the importance of reducing the environment impact.
The concert usually starts around 11:30 am and will feature performances by Vertical Horizon, Camper Van Beethoven, Fastball, Gentlemen Hall & Cracker. Make sure you get there early to set up a seating area for you and your friends because the arena area does fill up quickly.
The festival will also feature exhibits, environmental displays, and food booths. There is also a area set aside for kids called The Kids Planet which is an interactive family area filled with musical acts and entertainment!
*Please note that there will be limited access into the event this year due to heightened security measures. Big bags are not allowed and all smaller bags are subject to search. Please check website for further details.