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.
"The Big Apple Circus
will be in Boston's City Hall Plaza
from March 27 to May 13. This family-friendly, entertaining show has thrilled audiences since 1974, and has visited Boston for more than two decades.
The Big Apple Circus prides itself on an intimate setting, promising seats no fewer than 50 feet away from the ring. The show features an array of circus acts including jugglers, contortionists, clowns, and even miniature horses. The circus annually produces a new show with artists from around the world. The 2012 edition of The Big Apple Circus features acts from America, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, China, Kenya, Mongolia, and Russia."
Click here for tickets & pricing!
The Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will be having their Fifth Annual Chefs for the Cure event on Thursday, April 11, 2013.
Named "2010 Favorite Charitable Food Event" by The Passionate Foodie blogger Richard Auffrey, this is one delicious way to fight breast cancer at this innovative and inspiring event with the culinary talents of some of Boston’s best chefs such as Jose Duarte, Richard Garcia and Nicole Coady.
Chefs for the Cure is an exclusive tasting-style event that features an array of gourmet cuisine from Massachusetts finest chefs. Each chef will bring his or her unique flavor, style, and fare to the Residences at W Boston. Please click here for scheduling and ticket information.
The Boston Ballet will be presenting 'The Sleepy Beauty' at the historic Opera House from March 22, 2013- April 7, 2013. Get tickets while you can!
"Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty has become one of Boston Ballet’s trademark works. This breathtakingly beautiful classical ballet is presented with lavish original sets and costumes by David Walker from the Royal Ballet. When last presented in 2009,The New York Times raved, “exquisite.”"