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Weekend Guide: August 24-28

Tue Aug 23, 2016

Spend the weekend in Cambridge with our top five events! Plus you can’t miss our bike-friendly guide to Kendall Square from guest blogger By Gabriella.


Subspace Project at the Museum of Science | August 24

If you’re a Beyonce fan, you’ll want to mark your calendars for our first event of the weekend.

This Wednesday evening, your favorite Beyonce songs will light up the Museum of Science’s Charles Hayden Planetarium with a one-of-a-kind tribute. You’ll be treated to great tunes as well as an electrifying visual show fit for Queen Bey herself.

See it: 7:30p


Rockin’ by the River | August 24

Every Wednesday from now until September 28 you can enjoy a free concert at Canal Park at the CambridgeSide Galleria. Plan on hearing great live music from local bands, a beer garden by World of Beer, prizes, and lawn games. Sounds like the perfect way to end a Wednesday, and soak up the last few weeks of summer.

See it: Every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30p


Dine Out Boston in Cambridge | August 21-26

This Friday marks the end of one of our favorite restaurant events of the year -- Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge!). Before the kitchen closes, be sure to take advantage of special prix fixe menus at restaurants throughout Cambridge.

Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to try something new, or to revisit an old favorite. Treat yourself to special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus from restaurants all around the city, along with extra special prices.

Need a little help deciding on a restaurant--or two? Click here.

Did we mention that #DineOutBoston has a fun contest this year? Simply snap a picture of your meal, tag #DineOutBoston and the restaurant and you could win a $100 gift card to a participating Dine Out Boston (or Cambridge!!) restaurant. The picture with the most likes each day will win. Happy Snapping!

Want to see even more information about Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge)? We’ve got everything you need to know right here.

Enjoy it: Lunch and/or dinner at participating restaurants


The Salvation Army’s 15th Community Food Festival | August 26

The Salvation Army’s 15th Community Food Festival and Live Auction will take place from 12-2p, making it the ultimate spot to go for your lunch break. Central Square’s University Park will be transformed into an all-you-can-buffet from restaurants in Somerville and Cambridge, all for a great cause. Tickets for this fundraiser are only $12, so grab your lunch and then participate in the live auction. You could win items like an autographed Celtic basketball and a weekend stay at the Le Meridien hotel.

Enjoy it: 12-2p


The Donkey Show Turns 7 | August 27

It seems like yesterday the American Repertory Theater introduced us to the ultimate disco experience known as The Donkey Show. Now, seven years later, we can’t imagine a Saturday night without this dazzling performance at the Oberon in Harvard Square. Join the A.R.T this Saturday evening as they celebrate seven wonderful years of the Donkey Show. You’ll be treated to glitter, fairies, and a show that will have you dancing all night long.

Insider Tip: Use promo code BOGOBDAY for an exclusive Buy One, Get One ticket offer.

Celebrate it: 10:30p


Gabi’s Kendall Square Biking Guide | All weekend

We’ve said it before, but we’ll gladly say it again: we are so proud to be a bike-friendly city. Cambridge boasts bike lanes galore and plenty of bike racks throughout the city. With all of these wonderful bike-friendly accommodations, we wanted to create a guide that would highlight each of our unique squares.

That’s where our friend, Gabi comes in. Gabi is the founder of By Gabriella: a life(style) blog, where she shares weekly cocktails, 48-hour city guides, entertaining tips and much more. Lucky for us, Gabi is also an avid biker with a fabulous taste in restaurants, making her the perfect person to guide us through each square. Once you read her Kendall Square Biking Guide, you’ll be equipped with the rules of the road, safety tips for biking in a city and a list of things you must try. All you’ll have to do is put on your helmet and explore Kendall Squarethis weekend. Stay tuned for a bike-friendly guide to Central Square next month!