Friday, August 13, 2010

Free stuff to do in Boston this weekend

Not heading to Cape Cod? Don't have any invitations to the Vineyard or Nantucket? Friends aren't showing any love and inviting you down to Newport, RI? No worries - its actually going to be a bit cool (low 80s / high 70s) so hang out in Boston where there is plenty to see and do.

This weekend the North End will be flooded with tourists checking out the annual Fisherman's Feast. This year happens to be the 100th anniversary of the feast which includes the procession of the Madonna through the streets of the North End. Details about the feast and its origins which trace back to the 16th century in Sicily can be found in the link I included.

If you want something more low-key tonight you can picnic by the Hatch Shell and watch the WBZ Free Friday's Flick which starts at 6:30pm. Tonight's movie is ET. However, if getting down to the Esplanade that early is not going to work or you'd rather skip ET, you can go to the Boston Harbor Hotel at 8:00pm to see their Movies by Moonlight series. Tonight they will be showing, Tootsie.

And although I've already mentioned this, Shakespeare on the Common continues, with performances starting at 8pm near the bandstand on the Boston Common. Performances conclude this Sunday, August 15th.

7 comments:

Wonder Man said...

this would make my partner very happy. He loves Boston

BosGuy said...

Wonder Man,
Should you and your partner come back east and visit Boston, please let me know. I'd love to meet and connect in person.

Stan in NH said...

Hey thanks for topping by my blog and commenting. Boston is such a cool town and not so far away. I just never seem to get there very often. We should try to get down there and do more in the city.

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Cubby said...

Exploring Boston is on our to-do list. Someday...

Will said...

Shakespeare on the common has been a great resource over the years -- nice to see you give it a boost.

SteveA said...

Tootsie and ET for me~