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Weekend Guide: April 11-16

All of the must-see events in Cambridge this weekend

Spend Patriots Day weekend in Cambridge with our top five events for the weekend.

EAT

Bent Water Beer Supper at Henrietta’s Table | April 11

There is no shortage of good food or good beer this spring in Cambridge and that includes our first event.

Bent Water Beer and Henrietta’s Table are teaming up to create a delicious dinner. Enjoy hors-d'oeuvres from 6-7p before dining on a delicious four-course dinner expertly paired with Bent Water Beer.

Make your reservations here.

See it: 6-10p

SEE & DO

Cambridge Science Festival | April 13- 22

The Cambridge Science Festival takes science and curiosity to a whole new level! The first festival of its kind in the United States aims to celebrate and showcase the science, technology, engineering, art and math in our region. The ten-day event features a wide-array of STEAM related activities, lectures, debates, concerts, plays, and workshops. With over 200 events happening throughout Cambridge, you’re sure to find something that interests everyone.

Because there are so many events to choose from, we thought it would be helpful to give you all of the important information in one handy Insider Post.

Click here for ”Everything You Need to Know About the Cambridge Science Festival.”

See it: Friday through April 22

ART

Slow Art Day | April 14

The title says it all here, folks!  Join the MIT List Visual Arts Center for Slow Art Day, an International event that encourages art-lovers and museum-goers to view art slowly. At Slow Art Day, you’ll have the opportunity to view Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995, their newest exhibition which highlights the intersection of technology and art.

See it; 2-3p

EAT

Third Annual Burger Marathon | April 16

Athletes from all over the world will be participating in the Boston Marathon on Monday, but here in Cambridge, we’ve got another thing on our minds.  If running isn’t your thing, but eating is- we’ve got just the event for you. 

If you are lucky enough to have the day off from work or happen to be visiting this weekend, we suggest heading over to Harvard Square’s Alden & Harlow for their version of the marathon.  From 11a-4p, the restaurant will be offering five versions of their Secret Burger along with a limited menu of small plates and specialty cocktails.

Eat it: 11a-4p

SEE & DO

Patriots' Day | April 16

If you are looking for a way to celebrate Patriots' Day in Cambridge, look no further. At 10:15a on Monday morning, head over to the Cambridge Common for the City of Cambridge’s Department of Veterans’ Services annual Patriots' Day Observance.  The highlight of the event will be a reenactment of Patriot William Dawes, Jr. historic horseback ride from Boston to Cambridge alerting the colonists of the British threat of 1775.

Celebrate it: 10:15a


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