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Thursday, November 24th (Thanksgiving Day) It’s turkey trot time again and Ray Ciccolo’s Boston Volvo Village of Brighton is sponsoring its 19th Annual 5k Road Race to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter. The Boston Volvo Village 5K Road Race has become a Thanksgiving Day tradition for more than 1,300 runners, attracting both the serious and recreational runner. The race begins at Boston Volvo Village, winds through the streets of Brighton and ends where it began at the dealership. Registration is $20 online through 11 a.m. on November 22 or $25 on-site the morning of the race. 9 a.m. 75 North Beacon St., Brighton; runmsgne.com
Celebrating its 16th anniversary this fall, join the Galerie d’Orsay as they pay homage to their muse and inspiration, the Musee d’Orsay. Highlighting their collection of renowned Impressionists, Post-Impressionist and Modern artists, the gallery is delighted to bring the City of Light during its brightest time to Boston. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sundays, 12–6 p.m. Through November 2016. 33 Newbury St., 617-266-8001; galerie-dorsay.com
Shop popular staple pieces during Alp & Meters’ pop-up workshop as they offer the Shawl Collar Jacket, Alpine Guide Sweater, and Alpine Anorak, and much more. Items from the Fall/Water 2016 Forged Performance collection will also be offered at the shops. October 11- December 31. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 1369 Boylston St.; alpsandmeters.com
Take part in the Boston Home Décor Show for its second year as they feature fine art galleries, antiques, furnishings, and interior design resources. This year’s show will also include a gala preview to benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Fighting AIDS. Special guests include Dakota Jackson, Kathryn M. Ireland, and many more. November 17-20. Purchase tickets here. 617-363-0405; bostonhomedecorshow.com
Join the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center in building the future as it celebrates young survivors, highlights the impact of its programs, and honors longtime supporters and outstanding volunteers. Attorney General Maura Healey will emcee the evening, which will also feature a teen survivor speaker, a live and silent auction, fine cuisine, and dancing. 6-11 p.m. Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, 606 Congress St.; barcc.org
TAMO Bistro & Bar at the Seaport Hotel is kicking off its 7th annual Halloween on the Harbor bar crawl where adults (21+) ride on Duck Boats from TAMO to the 14 other venues participating in the event, including Lawn on D before it closes for the season. Guests will enjoy ghoulish cocktails, appetizers and treats while receiving passport stamps at each stop. Various venues will also offer prizes for best costume. Ticket cost is just $10 and all proceeds will go to the Friends of Fort Point Channel. Prizes will be awarded at each venue for best costume. 7-10 p.m. $10 per ticket. 1 Seaport Ln.
Get the real life French experience and attend Bar Boulud’s brunch featuring Parisian classics like Croque Madame and Pain Perdu. Following the brunch, a complimentary ride will take guests to a matinée performance of “An American in Paris.” Tickets include two-course seated brunch menu and ticket to matinée performance “An American in Paris.” Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Purchase tickets here. Bar Boulud at Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St.
Show off your favorite four-legged friend at the Seaport Hotel’s annual “Howl-O-Ween” costume party. Bring your costumed dogs to the hotel’s sunny Plaza Level Garden for an afternoon of mingling with fellow dog lovers; there will be a cash bar for dog owners and organic, homemade dog treats for the pups. Prizes will be awarded for best dog costume, best owner costume. and best ensemble – dog and owner(s). This event is free and open to the public. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1 Seaport Ln.; howl-o-weencostumeparty.com
Go back in time to celebrate Halloween at CHOPPS American Bar and Grill for the First Annual 80s Themed Halloween Costume party. The Burlington Marriott Boston Hotel will be offering a discounted overnight stay and breakfast for party goers ($129/night). Funds will be raised to support The 33 Foundation, a community of beneficiaries and donors that are passionate about helping those living with and recovering from spinal cord injury. 8 p.m. Tickets are $33 and can be purchased here. CHOPPS American Bar & Grill, One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington
Join Parsnip Restaurant for a Halloween brunch with festivities for the whole family to enjoy. Offered a la carte, this prix fixe brunch will be served in the main dining room. Halloween activities and pumpkin decorating will be hosted in the patio. Don’t forget your Halloween costume! 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Parsnip Restaurant and Lounge, 91 Winthrop St., Cambridge, 617-714-3206; parsniprestaurant.com
Vineyard views from a luxury villa in Calosso, wine tastings in Barolo and Barbaresco, and an authentic truffle hunt are just part of the package as Stir invites you to travel to one of Italy's foremost regions for food and wine during their white truffle season. Chef Barbara Lynch expertly curates every detail of this intimate trip from hands-on pasta making demonstrations to museum visits and truffle-centered feasts so all you have to do is enjoy this culinary experience of a lifetime. The trip will run until November 6, 2016. 617-423-7848, stirboston.com
Take a trip to the Mediterranean for an evening with Committee, Seaport’s hottest meze destination. Enjoy a special night of Greek-style drinking and dining, featuring a five-course seasonal fare, inspired by the seaside town of Thessaloniki, by consulting chef, Diane Kochilas and authentic Greek wine-pairings by wine director, Lauren Friel. 5-11 p.m. 50 Northern Ave., 617.737.5051; committeeboston.com
Join Royal Jewelers for an exclusive champagne-filled evening. Guests will experience David Yurman’s newest collection in the company of stylist, Travis Ngo. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 58 Main St., Andover; royaljewelers.com
Emerald Lounge, one of Boston’s most celebrated nightlife and entertainment destinations, is excited to host Alice’s Table for a special fall class that will give guests expert advice for designing floral arrangements for the holidays. Guests will learn the art of floral arranging, led by one of Alice’s Table experienced designers, while they enjoy a selection of wine and Mediterranean-inspired hors d’oeuvres by Executive Chef Sean Dutson. At the end of the evening, you will take home their seasonal floral creation in a new stylish vase! 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $80 and can be purchased here. Emerald Lounge, 200 Stuart St.
Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz brings his critically acclaimed Spanish restaurant, Mugaritz, to the United States for a special fundraising event. Collaborating with Loyal Nine, Chef Andoni will create a dinner to benefit healthy aging and nutrition research at Tufts University. 617-945-2576; loyalninecambridge.com
For one night the best chefs, the coolest restaurants, fabulous cocktails, and one-of-a-kind auction experiences will come together to benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls. Partygoers will enjoy food by Toro, Myers + Chang, Coppa, Puritan & Co., Tavern Road, and many more. This year the Thomas M. Menino Award for Leadership will be presented to Chef Jamie Bissonnette during the VIP reception and guests will have the opportunity for a meet & greet with Jamie. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be shaken and served by Cask Force, Peak Organic Brewing, and MS Walker and DJ for the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, TJ Connelly, will be spinning the beats all night long. Get your tickets here. VIP Reception, 6-7 p.m; General Admission, 7-10 p.m. Black Falcon Cruise Terminal, 1 Black Falcon Ave.
The chefs at Post 390 restaurant will be teaming up with the best breweries in Massachusetts to create special beer and slider pairings. In addition to beer and sliders, guests can enjoy an unlimited picnic bar with delicious summer salads and desserts. Guests who vote for their favorite pairing will also be entered to win one of many fun prizes! 12-3 p.m. Tickets are $42 per person, inclusive of unlimited food and drink. Post 390, 406 Stuart St.
Impress your friends with a lavish dinner party after taking BCAE’s adult class. The class will be hosted by Katrina Jazayeri, of Juliet, which was recently named as one of Bon Appétit’s Best New Restaurants 2016. Students can expect a step-by-step guide on how to entertain gracefully and with style. 6–9 p.m. Tickets are $47-$55 and $20 in material fees. 122 Arlington St., 617-267-4430; bcae.org
Indulge in a four-plus-course dinner and champagne from Taittinger, internationally renowned as one of the finest purveyors of champagne. The dinner will feature signature cuisine, paired with a champagne selection, including favorites such as seared monkfish loin and lobster casserole. Reservations are required. $135 per person. 6:30 p.m. Legal Sea Foods, Park Square Wine Cellar, 26 Park Square, 617-530-9397; legalseafoods.com
Get into the holiday spirit this season with the help of Bar Boulud’s pastry chef, Robert Differ. Dazzle your guests with one of the restaurant’s festive pies. The classic pie selection includes tall apple, traditional pumpkin, glazed pecan, and pistachio cream. Pies are available to pre-order online or pick-up daily between 3-6 p.m. November 10-23. More info here. Bar Boulud, 776 Boylston St., 617-535-8800
Join the Boston Center for Adult Education for one of the most highly anticipated classes of the year. Learn how to create spontaneous and delicious meals, using only five ingredients from Food Newtork’s “Chopped” winner, Grace Lichaa. Tuition, $55; Member Cost, $47; Materials Cost, $18. Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington St., 617-267-4430; bcae.org
Come meet Living Proof brand ambassador and “Final Five” Olympian Aly Raisman. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, hometown hero Aly won a gold medal in the team event, making her and teammate Gabby Douglas the only Americans with back-to-back team golds. She is the third-most decorated American female gymnast of all time, with a total of six medals at the Olympics and 4 at the World Championships. 6-7 p.m. Sephora, The Shops at Prudential Center; livingproof.com
Prepare to be dazzled at the Frederic Duclos trunk show, showcasing only the finest sterling silver jewelry, including limited edition and one of a kind pieces. November 17-19. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 58 Main St., Andover; royaljewelers.com
Three-time Super Bowl Champion and cancer survivor Joe Andruzzi, along with his wife, Jen, Executive Director of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF), will host the annual Gratitude Gala for the ninth consecutive year. This year’s circus-themed gala will raise funds in support of JAF’s mission to assist cancer patients and their families with everyday expenses, such as rent, mortgage payments, utility bills, and more. Hosted by CBS Sports reporter, Jenny Dell, the event will include signature cocktails, fine cuisine, a live auction, and a meet and greet with celebrities and athletes. 6 p.m. Purchase general admission tickets ($250) here. Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club, 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro; joeandruzzifoundation.org
Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh for a night of music and dance to celebrate Boston’s multi-cultural wonders, including a special guest appearance by actress Diane Guerrero. Indulge in some of the city’s finest dining and top entertainment. Tickets range from $100-$250 and can be purchased here. Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza, 617-267-2244
This holiday season, join this award-winning Back Bay day spa for its biggest shopping event of year. Shop products from the hottest brands, including Oribe, Moroccanoil, Rhonda Allison, Trish McEvoy, T3Hot Tools, R+Co and more, alongside hosts Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson of NESN’s “Dining Playbook,” as well as special guests, the Celtics Dancers. RSVP here. 4-8 p.m. 278 Newbury St., 617-262-2220; g2ospasalon.com
Experience the stunning new Piaget S Polo collection, while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Royal Jewelers’ Piaget Polo S Launch Party. Guests will be among the first to see these very special timepieces. 6-9 p.m. 58 Main St., Andover; royaljewelers.com
October 26, 2016