July 25, 2016
July 20, 2016
To support Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation created by cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott that raises money to help find a cure for children with cancer, Artisan Bistro will be bringing a lemonade stand onto the sidewalk. The stand will sell three types of homemade lemonade and two types of cookies, while the bar inside will feature a lemon-inspired cocktail, and the Artisan Bistro indoors will offer a delicious lemon berry tart dessert. On opening day, all proceeds will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and partial proceeds will be given to the organization on the following Sundays. Every Sunday from June 12-July 31. Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, 10 Avery St., Boston, 617-574-7100; ritzcarlton.com
Every Thursday night throughout the summer, ALEX AND ANI will be hosting its third annual Summer Concert Series at founder Carolyn Rafaelian’s Sakonnet Vineyard with performances including Wild Adriatic, Boo City, and The Jenna Lotti Group. 6-9 p.m. 162 W Main Road, Little Compton, RI, 212-995-2190; alexandani.com
Every Sunday this summer, ALEX AND ANI is also hosting its Sunday Jazz Series with performances from Gilson S. Brazilian Jazz Quartet, Sauce featuring Evan Goodrow, and Shawn Monteiro Quartet. 1-4 p.m. 162 W Main Road, Little Compton, RI, 212-995-2190; alexandani.com
Kit and Ace is currently popping up in Mashpee Commons with the ‘Eh Frame’. The Eh Frame is an A-frame structure that has traveled to the U.S. to bring pop of the brand’s Canadian heritage to visitors and locals of the area. This mobile showroom carries all of Kit and Ace’s new summer styles, from swimwear to tees to shorts, making sure the locals of Cape Cod have a true “full contact” experience. The Eh Frame has also held Canadian-inspired events along the way such as Canada Day Party and Copper Hours, which runs July 21 and 28 from 5-7 p.m. Every Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. from July 21-31. Mashpee Commons, 2 Market St., Mashpee
Swing and scat as Wequassett Resort and Gold Club hosts the 13th annual Cape Code Jazz Festival every Tuesday and Wednesday evening throughout July and August. Performance highlights include Suede, Marc Cohn, and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble. Reserve your front row seats at Twenty-eight Atlantic or enjoy cocktails and a light menu on the Garden Terrace. 8:30 p.m. 2173 MA-28, Harwich, 508-432- 5400; wequassett.com
b.good is bringing music, real food, and fun to beautiful Prowse Farm this summer with the Festival at the Farm. Join b.good for a day filled with live music from national acts and Boston’s best performances, including the Ryan Montbleau Band, Turkuaz, The Motet, and more. Attendees will enjoy a locally-sourced and seasonally inspired menu, local craft beer, and unique wines. In addition to the music and food, there will be backyard games and other surprises, a kids zone, and more. All proceeds will benefit the b.good Family Foundation. 1–10 p.m. Prowse Farm Canton; festivalatthefarm.com
Join Dîner en Blanc as more than 2,500 foodies, fashion, and cultural enthusiasts are expected to attend this year. Guided by Dîner en Blanc volunteers, groups will meet at locations around the city and travel together to converge on one of the city’s most beautiful settings. Every guest brings their own gourmet feast, table, chairs, and table setting. Over the course of the evening, they will dine and celebrate amid music, entertainment, and dancing. When, at the end of the evening the trumpet sounds, guests pack up all of their belongings and head back into the night, leaving behind no sign of their revelry. 5-11 p.m. boston.dinerenblanc.info
Canines & Cocktails will return to The Seaport Hotel’s TAMO Terrace on for the final time this summer. Dogs need to unwind with their pals too, so don’t miss this opportunity to bring your pooch to mingle with some four-legged friends while you enjoy a cash bar and exciting raffles on the waterfront terrace, all while supporting the Animal Rescue League of Boston. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available here.
Reaching its season’s peak, Newport Polo hosts its International Polo charity ball, Bal Du Soleil. Put on your sharpest tux and your fanciest gown, and join us at Rosecliff, one of Newport’s most well acclaimed mansions. Inspired by French Riviera allure, dance the night away and dine to your heart’s content all the while supporting our 2016 beneficiary NewportFilm. Drawing in nearly 400 attendees, this sell-out event encourages you to purchase your tickets in advance. After all, you don’t want to miss the silent auction. 7 p.m. Newport International Polo Grounds & Pavilion at Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; nptpolo.com
Award-winning artist Bettina Lesieur will open her studio to exhibit her art, specifically her new collection of paintings. Lesieur’s paintings usually focus on landscapes and seascapes from the South Shore, Cape, and Islands. The opening reception will be on August 5 from 6-9 p.m., and the studio will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Lesieur Gallery, 301 St. George St., Duxbury, 781-934-5103; bettinalesieur.com
This all-day event offers various events and activities to educate the public on New England’s fishing industry. Food vendors, music, a beer garden, entertainment, chef demos, and more will be offered. The event is rain or shine and you must be 21 or older to attend. Get tickets here. 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. Boston Fish Pier.
Enjoy a free workout class led by Cara Gilman. 9-10:00 a.m. Register here. Lawn on D, 415 Summer St.
Shane Chin, captain of Team Jamaica, points his team towards the Polo Series Silver Jubilee as they return for another year of great competition. Played year round in Jamaica, this team is well prepared and supported to play the US. This match will be followed by a champagne toasting and trophy awarding ceremony hosted by Hyatt Regency Newport. Don your biggest hat and colorful attire for this fun-filled match. Newport International Polo Grounds & Pavilion at Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; nptpolo.com
Prepare yourself for this highly anticipated faceoff between Newport and a regional rival on Newport’s home turf. Dan Keating, founder of the Polo series and Newport team captain, is looking forward to this all-in battle of the season. Newport International Polo Grounds & Pavilion at Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; nptpolo.com
Although it’s a bittersweet ending to the season, the Newport International Polo Series XXV Finals are upon us. Newport’s very own team will challenge their strongest and most fearless competitor yet in this last stand. Don’t miss out on this concluding event, bring your family and friends, buy a flute of bubbly, sit back, and enjoy the final show of the season. Newport International Polo Grounds & Pavilion at Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; nptpolo.com
With the theme Back to our Roots, this year’s Moondance Gala will celebrate the Esplanade Association’s 15th anniversary of making life better in the park. Under the majestic trees of the Charles River Esplanade, guests will enjoy cocktails, a live auction and an elegant seasonal dinner, followed by dancing under the night stars. The black-tie evening, co-chaired by Lori and Matthew Sidman, will raise awareness of and funds for the organization’s ongoing horticultural, programmatic, and advocacy work in this treasured park. Last year’s event raised more than $800,000. 6:30 p.m. Charles River Esplanade, Fiedler Field, 617-227-0365 x 402; esplanadeassociation.org
The Marshall Tucker Band headlines this fundraiser benefiting Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program, a therapeutic horseback riding program serving children with disabilities. Dust off your boots and stop by for a night of music, great food, and dancing. 4-9:30 p.m. Duck Puddle Farm, 48 Lincoln Road, Wayland, 718-259-1177; lovelane.org
Join Women’s Health, The FEED Foundation, and thousands of runners in the fight against hunger at this annual Boston race. Run a 10K and you will instantly provide 10 meals for those who are hungry in your local community. Registration available here. 671 Boylston St., 212-808-1412; run10feed10.com
The Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, the nation’s most successful single-day fundraising walk, is the only organized walk permitted on the Boston Marathon course, drawing nearly 9,000 participants and raising more than $8.3 million for the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The annual event supports adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Boston’s Dana-Farber. Enter the promo code NEWS for $5 off registration. 866-531-9255; jimmyfundwalk.org